November 19, 2012

With Mobile Devices in Hand, Consumers Visit Stores to Compare Prices But Nearly Half Make Their Final Purchases Online, Accenture Survey Shows

NEW YORK; Nov. 19, 2012 – Nearly three out of four (72 percent) of consumers aged 20-40 in the United States and the United Kingdom use mobile devices while in-store to compare prices, but the majority leave before making a purchase, according to a study by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) Interactive. The research also shows that while consumers in this age group are concerned about online privacy, they will permit retailers to track their shopping behavior to personalize their shopping experience.
November 06, 2012

Accenture Completes Acquisition of NewsPage

NEW YORK; Nov. 6, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of NewsPage Pte Ltd (“NewsPage”), based in Singapore. NewsPage is a leading provider of integrated distributor management and mobility software for the consumer goods industry in emerging markets. 
October 24, 2012

Accenture Positioned as Leader in the 2012 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has recognized Accenture as a 2012 leader in providing IT services for communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide, encompassing telecom operations management systems including business support systems, operations support systems, and service delivery platforms.
October 23, 2012

Accenture Life Safety Solution Named New Product of the Year

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 – The Accenture Life Safety Solution, a wireless-enabled multi-gas detection system that helps protect workers in potentially hazardous environments, developed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Industrial Scientific, Cisco and AeroScout, has received the industrial hygiene product of the year award from Occupational Health & Safety magazine.
October 09, 2012

Mobile Devices Becoming Medium of Choice to Access the Internet, Accenture Survey Finds

LONDON; Oct. 9, 2012 – The use of mobile devices to access the Internet is becoming the medium of choice, with more than two-thirds (69 percent) of all Internet users surveyed doing so daily, according to Mobile Web Watch 2012, a study of consumers in Europe, Latin America and South Africa conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). In addition, consumers are using multiple devices to connect to the web, including smartphones (61 percent), netbooks (37 percent), and tablets (22 percent).
April 16, 2012

U.S. Consumers Receptive to Social Media Appearing on Their TV Screens, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; April 16, 2012 – Social media is showing signs of connecting with TV viewers as nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of U.S. consumers surveyed recall seeing social media symbols such as Facebook “Likes” while watching television, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study. Moreover, one in three viewers (33 percent) have interacted with social media after seeing a social media symbol on their TV screen.
April 16, 2012

Traditional Broadcasters Continue to Battle New Players as Video over the Internet Market Matures, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; April 16, 2012 – A growing appetite for video content over the Internet has attracted a host of new digital services, devices and brands to the market, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
March 28, 2012

Accenture Develops Innovative Mobile App for the “Lux in Arcana – The Vatican Secret Archive Reveals Itself” Exhibition Featuring Never-Before-Seen Vatican Documents

ROME; March. 28, 2012 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that it has developed a free mobile app that delivers rich multimedia content to the fingertips of visitors to an unprecedented exhibition featuring documents held in the Secret Vatican Archive that have never before been seen by the public and now can be admired at the Capitoline Museums in Rome.
February 27, 2012

Impact of Mobility On Business Could Exceed That of The Internet, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 27, 2012 – Facing one of the most significant business challenges since the advent of the Internet, CIOs in emerging markets seeking to mobile-enable their enterprises are making mobility a higher priority and spending more money on achieving that goal than are their mature-market counterparts, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 16, 2012

Accenture Receives Three Partner Impact Awards from SAP As a Top-Performer in Mobility, Custom Development and Business Analytics

NEW YORK; Feb. 16, 2012 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has received three Partner Impact awards from SAP including: SAP® Services Partner of the Year, Mobility, North America; SAP Services Partner of the Year, Custom Development, North America; and Business Analytics Partner of the Year for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) regions.