New Accenture CAS Release 9 Software Suite for the Consumer Goods Industry Introduces Managed Service Capability

NEW YORK; Oct. 10, 2011 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched Accenture CAS release 9, a new version of its suite of software solutions for the consumer goods industry. The enhanced platform will help consumer goods companies improve operational efficiencies across the sales, marketing and field service functions, reduce software ownership costs, grow cross-border operations, accelerate implementation of the software and improve sales performance.
October 10, 2011


NEW YORK – October 6, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN), a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, and Avanade, a provider of business technology solutions and managed services, have been named to the 2011 Inner Circle for Microsoft® Dynamics. The companies were jointly recognized for their commitment to generating business results for customers through optimized use of the Microsoft Dynamics® platform – CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and AX Dynamics (Enterprise Resource Planning.

October 06, 2011

Accenture Builds on Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle (AFPO) With Version Three Featuring New Mobility Capability

SAN FRANCISCO; Oct. 3, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today unveiled at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 version three of its Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle (AFPO), which offers clients a variety of new features, including the capability to access Oracle Applications on mobile devices.
October 03, 2011

Accenture Awarded Portal Implementation Contract from the State Government of Sikkim

BANGALORE; Oct. 3,  2011 — Accenture  (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract by the State Government of Sikkim to create Internet access to government services, streamlining efficiency and reducing administrative functions. The 42-month contract, effective in September, will help improve information delivery and monitoring of services through online access for citizens and businesses
October 03, 2011

Nokia and Accenture Close Symbian Software Development and Support Services Outsourcing Agreement

ESPOO, Finland; Sept. 30, 2011 – Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have closed the agreement for Nokia to outsource Symbian software development and support activities to Accenture.
Under the agreement, originally announced on June 22, 2011, Accenture will provide Symbian-based software development and support services to Nokia at least until 2016 and also become the preferred supplier for Nokia in its transition to Windows Phone.  Following the close, approximately 2,300 employees from China, Finland, India, the United Kingdom and the United States are transferring from Nokia to Accenture.  
September 30, 2011

Accenture Awards NetHope US$1.4 Million to Expand IT Training Academy

NEW YORK; September 22, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetHope today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded NetHope US$1.4 million to expand its NetHope Academy, which provides computer science graduates with internships and on-the-job information technology (IT) skills so they can find work in the IT sector.
September 22, 2011

Thomas Cook and Accenture Expand Relationship with 10-Year Technology Consulting and Outsourcing Agreement

LONDON; Sept 20, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a 10-year technology consulting and outsourcing contract by the Thomas Cook Group plc, which includes the transformation and management of the travel group’s technology infrastructure across Europe. The financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
September 20, 2011

Accenture Study Finds Generation Y Driving Britain to Give More

LONDON; September 15, 2011 – The next generation of British adults is driving the future of charitable donations through an increasing emphasis on technology, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of 1,000 consumers.
September 15, 2011

Accenture Supports TSC’s IT Training Expansion With $100,000 Grant

NEW YORK; September 8, 2011—Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NPower’s Technology Service Corps (TSC), which provides free IT career training to underserved young adults, today announced that Accenture has awarded NPower an additional grant of $100,000 to expand its IT training program nationally, beginning with the opening of its first branch classroom in Harlem this fall. 
September 08, 2011

Accenture Completes Assessment for Texas Health Services Authority

AUSTIN, TX; September 07, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed an assessment and plan to support implementation and interoperability standards for a state-wide health information exchange (HIE) for the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA).
September 07, 2011