RBS 6 Nations Signs Accenture as New Technology Partner

Jan. 25, 2012 – The RBS 6 Nations today announced Accenture as its Official Technology Partner for the 2012 and 2013 RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championships.
January 25, 2012

XL Group Unveils Multi-Channel Insurance Claims Customer Portal Developed with Accenture’s Support

NEW YORK; Jan. 24, 2012 – XL Group plc (“XL”) (NYSE:XL) has unveiled a new multi-channel customer portal, which was created with the help of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), based upon XL’s global claims system, XL GlobalClaim. The XL GlobalClaim Customer Portal provides customers with access to claims information via the XL website at www.xlgroup.com/insurance, and through mobile devices and applications like the iPhone1.
January 24, 2012

Accenture and NTT DOCOMO to Offer Remote Testing for Smartphone Content Providers

TOKYO; Jan. 19, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (NYSE: DCM, LSE: NDCM) today announced that in late March 2012, the two companies will begin offering to DOCOMO-affiliated content providers a remote, self-verification operational testing service for content (e.g. applications) developed for smartphones. The service will then be expanded to the broader smartphone market in Japan.
January 19, 2012

Accenture Unveils ‘Connected Vehicle Integrated Solution’ to Help Manufacturers Meet Customer Demand for In-Vehicle Services - From Wi-Fi Access to Mobile Payments and Safety Devices

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today unveiled an integrated solution for auto and truck manufacturers that will help them meet growing demand from consumers for in-vehicle technologies with capabilities ranging from wi-fi access to the ability to process mobile payments for parking, insurance and tolls.  According to Accenture, the market for these technologies is expected to exceed $70 billion this year[1], with new research showing a growing demand for automated driver-assistance and traffic-avoidance technologies.
January 17, 2012

Consumers Want Cars Equipped With More Safety Devices and Technology That Offers Driver Assistance and Advanced Communications, Accenture Study Shows

NEW YORK; Jan. 9, 2012 – While most consumers continue to place great importance on automotive safety systems, there is also growing demand for automated driver-assistance and traffic-avoidance technologies, according to a new global study by Accenture.
January 09, 2012

Consumers Intend to Buy Fewer Televisions as They Migrate to Other Consumer Electronics Devices, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 9, 2012 – Consumers intend to buy fewer televisions this year and fewer are regularly watching content on them, a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey has found. Consumers are rapidly turning to other consumer electronics devices such as smartphones and tablet computers to view media, while also using more online services and downloading applications for various purposes, including entertainment.  The findings are summarized in Accenture’s new 2012 Global Consumer Electronics Products and Services Usage Report (https://www.accenture.com/ConsumerTech2012).
January 09, 2012

Rising Use of Consumer Technology in the Workplace Forcing IT Departments to Respond, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2011 – The consumerization of corporate IT - as employees bring their own devices and applications into the workplace - is one of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing organizations worldwide in the next five years, according to new survey research published today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). With almost half (45 percent) of the employees surveyed noting that personal consumer devices and software applications are more useful than the tools and applications provided by their IT department, this research highlights that organizations can no longer ignore or resist the phenomenon.
December 12, 2011

Telcos Would Benefit By Offering Integrated Technical Support for the Digital Home, Accenture Survey Finds

Telcos Would Benefit By Offering Integrated Technical Support for the Digital Home, Accenture Survey Finds
NEW YORK, December 6, 2011 – Most global communications providers agree it’s time for them to offer multi-device technical support to their customers, especially as consumers rely on laptops, smartphones and tablets interchangeably for business and personal use, a new survey of providers (www.accenture.com/pts-research) by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) shows. 
December 06, 2011

Accenture Delivering New Enterprise Mobility Capabilities to The Colomer Group Based on Sybase® Unwired Platform

MADRID; Nov. 9, 2011The Colomer Group is implementing an interactive sales force automation tool based on enterprise mobility solutions that are the result of co-innovation efforts by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), it was announced today at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference.
November 09, 2011

Mobile communications to transform smallholding farmers’ livelihoods in emerging markets

LONDON; Oct. 10, 2011. Vodafone and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the findings of a ground-breaking new research programme intended to measure the impact of mobile communications on the lives and prosperity of farming communities in some of the world's poorest countries.
October 10, 2011