October 28, 2015

Bank Boardrooms Lack Technology Experience, Accenture Global Research Finds

LONDON; Oct. 28, 2015 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found a drastic lack of technology experience in the boardrooms of the world’s largest banks.  
September 09, 2015

Internet of Things to Boost China’s Economic Growth by US$1.8 trillion by 2030, Finds Accenture

DALIAN, China; Sept. 9, 2015 – The Internet of Things (IoT) could deliver economic gains in China of up to US$1.8 trillion in cumulative Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2030, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) published at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions 2015, but the potential gains are at risk due to challenges in infrastructure, data policy and talent. 
August 05, 2015

Accenture Achieves Leader Position On Everest Group’s Peak Matrix™ for European Life Sciences ITO

LONDON; August 5, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for European life sciences information technology outsourcing (ITO) in Everest Group’s recent report: IT Outsourcing in European Life Sciences Industry – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015. The report assessed 15 life sciences service providers’ European operations on two key dimensions: market success (transactional activity) and delivery capability (scale, scope, technology solutions and innovation, and delivery footprint).
July 29, 2015

Accenture Identifies Gaps in Corporate Efforts to Achieve Business Resilience to Mitigate Cyber Risks

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 – As companies embark on new digital business strategies, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of C-suite executives report that their companies experience significant cyberattacks daily or weekly; however, only 25 percent of them said their organization always incorporates measures into the design of their company’s technology and operating models to make them more resilient, according to a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey.
July 13, 2015

ASM Research Awarded US$300 Million Contract to Help Strengthen VA IT System Security

FAIRFAX, Va.; July 13, 2015 – ASM Research (ASM), an Accenture Federal Services Company, has been awarded a US$300 million contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the Continuous Readiness in Information Security Program (CRISP), which is designed to reduce information security risks across VA programs and systems. The contract has a one-year base period with three one-year options. 
July 07, 2015

European Agency for Large-Scale IT Systems Selects Consortium of Accenture, Altran and Tieto to Provide IT Services

BRUSSELS; July 7, 2015 – The European Agency for Large-Scale IT Systems (eu-LISA) has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Altran and Tieto to provide IT services across agency locations in Brussels, Strasbourg and Tallinn. 
June 30, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a "Leader" in Inaugural Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Consultancies

NEW YORK; June 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of independent analyst firm, Gartner Inc.’s, “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Consultancies1.” Accenture is positioned the furthest on both the completeness of vision and ability to execute axes.
May 29, 2014

Timken Drives Global Workforce Efficiency and Productivity with Accenture and SAP

WALLDORF, Germany and NEW YORK; May 29, 2014 The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) is moving its human resources (HR) system into the cloud to drive efficiency and improve productivity across its global workforce. The new system, implemented by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), is based on HR cloud solutions from SuccessFactors, an SAP company. It allows Timken to manage its workforce with a single set of global processes and clear global governance at a significantly lower operating and maintenance cost. 
May 27, 2014

Zurich Insurance PLC Expands Use of Accenture’s Software to Rapidly Deploy Products and Improve Customer Service

NEW YORK; May 27, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that global insurer Zurich has expanded its use of Accenture Duck Creek Policy for their general insurance business in the United Kingdom. The new system will help enable Zurich to more rapidly develop, deploy and process insurance products and improve customer service across multiple lines of business. 
February 05, 2014

Accenture Joins Forces with MIT Professional Education to Launch New Business Process Innovation Training and Certification Program

NEW YORK; Feb. 5, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), working in collaboration with MIT Professional Education, the engineering, science, and technology training arm of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have launched the Accenture Business Process Innovation Academy, a new training and certification program designed to help employees gain expertise in the key technologies that are driving today’s Business Process services, including outsourcing. In turn, these employees can use this knowledge to help clients innovate and achieve business outcomes such as increased revenue or decreased costs beyond operations.