August 24, 2016

China Leads Global Fintech Investments, Accenture Finds

HONG KONG; Aug. 24, 2016 – Investments in Asia-Pacific financial technology (fintech) ventures, primarily in China, reached $9.62 billion as of July 31, more than twice the $4.26 billion invested in the region in all of 2015, according to Accenture (NYSE:ACN) analysis of CB Insights data. 
August 22, 2016

Accenture to Acquire Australian Security Company Redcore

MELBOURNE; Aug. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Redcore, a privately held Australia-based consulting company that specializes in providing identity and access management services (IAM), as well as security services for Cloud, network management, public key infrastructure, cyber defense, applications and the internet of things. 
August 22, 2016

Accenture Named a Leader in NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation for Software Testing Services

NEW YORK; Aug. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the NelsonHall NEAT vendor evaluation for overall Software Testing Services. According to the report, Accenture has a differentiated, comprehensive delivery network for testing, with delivery centers across the world. NelsonHall’s latest Software Testing market analysis report also ranks Accenture #1 in market share in the global software testing services market.  
August 22, 2016

Accenture Recognized with Ten Regional Oracle Awards

NEW YORK; August 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was recently awarded ten regional Oracle awards, eight of which are 2016 Oracle Excellence Awards, in countries including North America, India, and Europe (Portugal, France, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium). All of the awards recognize Accenture’s commitment and ability to deliver innovative solutions, specialized capabilities and services based on Oracle solutions. The awards include:
August 18, 2016

Accenture Recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Report from Everest Group

NEW YORK; August 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader and Star Performer, in the Everest Group Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. As a Leader in the mature and hyper-competitive finance and accounting (F&A) outsourcing market, the report recognizes Accenture’s strong capabilities across the entire F&A value chain.
August 18, 2016

Accenture Contract with Dixons Carphone Extended

LONDON; August 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has extended its contract with Dixons Carphone, Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecoms retailer and services company, to support its system integration work following the merger between Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail in August 2014. 
August 16, 2016

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide

NEW YORK; Aug. 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing IT services for communications service providers (CSPs).
August 10, 2016

Accenture to Manage Oracle Fusion Applications for Skanska, Drive Greater Operational Efficiency

STOCKHOLM; Aug. 10, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been chosen by Skanska, a leading multinational project development and construction group, to help manage its Oracle Fusion applications in Sweden and Finland for greater operational efficiencies and enhanced application management services. The agreement is for a three-year duration. Financial terms were not disclosed.
August 09, 2016

Accenture Consulting Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape – Worldwide Finance and Accounting Business Consulting Services 2016 Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK; Aug. 9, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape on finance and accounting services for 2016.
August 09, 2016

Accenture and LinkedIn Announce ‘Hackfest 2016,’ First-of-Its-Kind Student Challenge to Inspire Innovative Solutions to Real-World Business and Human Challenges in India

BANGALORE, India; Aug. 9, 2016 ? LinkedIn and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are partnering to host HackFest 2016, a non-stop 20-hour challenge in Bangalore from Sept. 24-25 during which students from across India will have a unique opportunity to solve real-world business and human challenges through innovative approaches and game-changing ideas.