Accenture Federal Services Wins USPTO Contract to Support and Modernize Financial Management Systems

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 13, 2021 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a $50 million contract by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Under the five-year, blanket purchase agreement (BPA), AFS will operate, maintain and modernize the agency’s financial management systems for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO).
January 13, 2021

Many Companies Are Delaying or Putting Capital Projects on Hold Due to the Pandemic, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 12, 2021 – New global research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that 61% of owner-operators of factories, mines, refineries and public, telecommunications and utility infrastructure organizations expect new projects to be delayed or put indefinitely on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, 35% of engineering, procurement and construction service providers (EPCs) surveyed indicated that the scope of ongoing projects will likely be adjusted. The report, titled “Building Value with Capital Projects,” features a survey of more than 700 senior executives globally and found that the pandemic impacted an industry that was already challenged in using digital solutions to help deliver project results on-time and on-budget.
January 12, 2021

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Microsoft Azure Systems Integrators by Everest Group

NEW YORK; January 11, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been strongly positioned as a Leader in both Market Impact and Vision & Capability in the inaugural Everest Group PEAK Matrix® for System Integrator (SI) Capabilities on Microsoft Azure Services, 2021 report.
January 11, 2021

Accenture Acquires Real Protect, Brazil-Based Information Security Company

RIO DE JANEIRO and NEW YORK; Jan. 11, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Real Protect, a privately held, Brazil-based provider of managed security and cyber defense services (MSS), extending its cybersecurity presence and capabilities in Latin America. Financial terms were not disclosed.
January 11, 2021

Accenture Named a Leader for Application and Digital Services in Life & Annuities Insurance by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK and LONDON; Jan. 5, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader and Star Performer for application and digital services in the global life and annuities (L&A) insurance sector in a new report from industry analyst firm Everest Group.
 
January 05, 2021

Generali Group and Accenture Form Joint Venture to Accelerate the Insurer’s Digital Transformation Strategy

MILAN; Dec. 16, 2020 – Generali Group and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have created a joint venture — Group Operations Service Platform (GOSP) — that will leverage cloud technologies and shared technology platforms to accelerate the insurance group’s innovation and digital strategy.
December 16, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader for Application and Digital Services in Capital Markets by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for application and digital services in capital markets by consulting and research firm Everest Group.
December 16, 2020

Accenture and CereProc Introduce and Open Source the World’s First Comprehensive Non-Binary Voice Solution

NEW YORK and EDINBURGH, Scotland; Dec. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) collaborated with CereProc, a text-to-speech technology provider, to create Sam, the world’s first comprehensive non-binary voice solution for the fast-growing global digital assistant market. To encourage adoption, the companies have released all the materials used to generate the voice to the Open Source community.
December 16, 2020

Union des Groupements d'Achats Publics (UGAP) Selects a Consortium of Accenture, CGI and Inop's to Provide Data Intelligence Services to Government Departments in France

PARIS; Dec. 15, 2020 – Union des Groupements d'Achats Publics (UGAP), the national public procurement agency in France, has selected a consortium including Accenture, CGI and INOP’s to serve as providers of data intelligence services to government departments in France.
 
December 15, 2020

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in Reactive Technologies

NEW YORK; Dec. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, and formed a strategic alliance with Reactive Technologies, a London-based provider of power and grid technology, to help utilities accelerate the transition to low-carbon energy.
December 15, 2020