August 26, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a "Leader" in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO for Sixth Consecutive Time

NEW YORK; August 26, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of independent analyst firm Gartner Inc.’s recent report, "Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting
BPO1.” This is the sixth consecutive report in which Accenture has been named a Leader.
August 25, 2015

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader in Procurement As-a-Service, According to HfS Research Report

NEW YORK; August 25, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the 'Winner's Circle' of HfS Research's Blueprint Report for Procurement As-a-Service. Accenture is positioned as the overall leader in the report which assessed 18 major procurement outsourcing providers based on excellence in both execution and innovation. 
August 21, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting BPO Services 2015 Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK; August 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in International Data Corporation’s (IDC) inaugural “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting BPO Services 2015 Vendor Assessment” (doc # 256297, June 2015). The report represents a vendor assessment including both qualitative and quantitative characteristics that define success in the Finance and Accounting (F&A) Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services market.
August 18, 2015

Accenture Completes Acquisition of EnergyQuote JHA, Strengthening its Energy Management As-a-Service Capabilities

LONDON; August 18, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of EnergyQuote JHA, a London-based energy management and procurement services provider with clients in more than 22 European countries. 
August 13, 2015

Accenture and Duke University Collaborate on Analytics Research

NEW YORK and DURHAM, N.C.; August 13, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Duke University have formed an alliance focused on jointly developing new advanced analytics solutions to address real-world, client-specific business challenges. The Accenture and Duke University Analytics Research Program, which will have an initial focus on health management research, aims to bring together data, modeling and analysis to achieve sustainable business and patient outcomes.
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 21, 2015

Accenture to Acquire EnergyQuote JHA, Expanding its Energy Management As-a-Service Capabilities

LONDON; July 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire EnergyQuote JHA, a Pan-European energy management and procurement services provider. The acquisition will bolster Accenture’s energy procurement capabilities in Europe and further enhance its ability to deliver energy management as-a-service to clients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.  
July 20, 2015

Accenture Acquires Full Ownership Stake in Solium from BBVA, Expanding Its Capabilities for Delivering Hybrid Cloud Solutions to Enterprises

MADRID; July 20, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has strengthened its hybrid cloud and mobility capabilities in Europe by acquiring full ownership in Solium, a Madrid-based technology company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 15, 2015

Accenture and Avanade to Help Freeport-McMoRan Implement Cloud-Based IT Model Based on Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure

NEW YORK; July 15, 2015 ­– Accenture(NYSE: ACN) has signed a five-year contract with Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a premier international natural resources company, to continue migrating its information technology (IT) operations to a cloud-based model.  Aligned to its cloud strategy, the project is designed to help Freeport-McMoRan achieve its “IT of the Future” objective – which includes making the company more agile and enabling it to innovate faster – while reducing costs and improving service quality and satisfaction.
July 14, 2015

Two Thirds of Enterprises Not Prepared for “As-a-Service Economy,” According to Accenture and HfS Research Study

NEW YORK and BOSTON; July 14, 2015 – The ways enterprises buy and receive services to augment their operations are undergoing unprecedented change, according to a new research study sponsored by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and published by industry analyst firm HfS Research. The report finds that while cost effective business services will always be important, achieving the next threshold of value creation is dependent upon transitioning to the emerging “As-a-Service Economy.” In this model, value is delivered via on-demand, highly scalable plug-and-play services that impact business outcomes. Simplification is king – eliminating complexity, poor processes and manual intervention in favor of working smarter through simplified, but intelligent operations.