Accenture Demonstrates Technology Prototype to Promote Gender Pay Parity at the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today unveiled a technology prototype aimed at addressing gender diversity and pay gaps in the fast-growing freelance labor market, which is forecasted to represent 43 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020.
July 19, 2016

Accenture to Invest €500,000 in RoboValley to Create New Innovations in Robotics

AMSTERDAM and DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS; July 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and RoboValley, an innovation hub for robotics located at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, have announced a five-year collaboration designed to advance the development of the next generation of robotics technology. Accenture will invest €500,000 to facilitate international robotics research and development and knowledge sharing, becoming RoboValley’s Crown Partner. 
July 11, 2016

New Report Finds Insider Corporate Data Theft and Malware Infections Among Biggest Threat to Digital Business in 2016

NEW YORK; June 27, 2016 – Insider data theft and malware attacks top the list of the most significant concerns for enterprise security executives, a new report from Accenture and HfS Research reveals. Of those surveyed, a majority (69 percent) of respondents experienced an attempted or successful theft or corruption of data by insiders during the prior 12 months, with media and technology organizations reporting the highest rate (77 percent). This insider risk will continue to be an issue, with security professionals’ concerns over insider theft of corporate information alone rising by nearly two-thirds over the coming 12 to 18 months. Additionally, the research shows that a budget shortage for hiring cybersecurity talent and well-trained employees is hindering the ability of organizations to properly defend themselves against these attacks. 
June 27, 2016

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape Report

NEW YORK; June 24, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as the overall leader, ahead of all competitors, in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. In the report, Accenture achieved the highest leader placement out of 17 other procurement outsourcing service providers across both the market success and the delivery capability axis and was identified as a star performer. 
June 24, 2016

Accenture Opens Innovation Center in Paris to Help Organizations Speed Digital Transformation and Create Pathways to Future Growth

PARIS; June 15, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched an Innovation Center in Paris to help organizations explore future innovations, rethink their digital strategies, and create new products and services by developing new business models in an immersive ideation environment. Through collaboration with multidisciplinary Accenture teams, the new center offers clients personalized routes to innovation according to their specific objectives.
June 15, 2016

Accenture Positioned as a Market Leader in Human Resource Operations As-a-Service Report by HfS Research

NEW YORK; June 8, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the 'Winner's Circle' of HfS Research's 2016 Human Resource (HR) Operations in the As-a-Service Economy Blueprint Report. Accenture is recognized as the overall leader in execution, positioned ahead of 12 other multi-process HR outsourcing (MPHRO) service providers. 
June 08, 2016

Accenture Expands Presence in Tennessee with New Technology Delivery Center in Nashville to Better Serve Clients, Recruit Local Talent

NASHVILLE, TN; June 6, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has opened the doors of a new technology delivery center in Nashville to offer expanded technical delivery capabilities for local and global clients, and to tap into the area’s growing pool of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) talent, including U.S. military veterans. Nashville is Accenture’s second Tennessee location, having already established a Knoxville office in 2013. 
June 06, 2016

Accenture and IPsoft Launch Accenture Amelia Practice to Help Organizations Accelerate Adoption of Artificial Intelligence

NEW YORK; May 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and IPsoft today announced the creation of an Accenture Amelia practice, designed to accelerate client adoption of artificial intelligence to improve business outcomes and create new growth opportunities for their businesses. Accenture will utilize IPsoft’s Amelia platform to develop go-to-market strategies, solutions and consulting service offerings around deployments of virtual agent technology for clients across several industries with initial focus on banking, insurance and travel.
May 16, 2016

HfS Research Report Highlights Accenture Leadership and Excellence in Supply Chain Management As-a-Service Capabilities

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the 'Winner's Circle” of HfS Research’s Blueprint Report for Supply Chain Management (SCM) As-a-Service. Accenture is recognized as a leader for its strengths in the delivery of services, its flexibility in delivering end-to-end and point solutions, its vision for the evolution of supply chain management as-a-service, its solutions for accessible and actionable data, and for the integration of its consulting, business process outsourcing (BPO) and technology services. 
April 28, 2016

Accenture Announces Appointment of Mary Hamilton to Women Who Code Board of Directors

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Mary Hamilton has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Women Who Code, a not-for-profit organization that works to inspire women to achieve success in technology careers. As a managing director and location lead for the Accenture Lab in Silicon Valley, Ms. Hamilton is a long-time advocate for women in pursuit of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related careers.
March 08, 2016