Accenture to Provide New Health Care Rating and Underwriting Solutions to Largest Not-for-Profit HMO

Accenture today announced an agreement with Kaiser Permanente to help transform their national pricing and underwriting operations. The initiative will redesign and automate Kaiser Permanente's end-to-end quoting, rating and underwriting process.
August 10, 2004

Accenture’s U.S. Government Group Achieves Level 4 CMMI Rating From Software Engineering Institute

Accenture’s U.S. Government practice has received the Level 4 Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMISM) rating from the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University, an acknowledgement of Accenture’s excellence in delivering consistent, high-quality work to its public-sector clients. Accenture’s National Security Services, a group which handles classified projects for the U.S. government, also received the Level 4 CMMI rating.
July 29, 2004

Best Buy Expands Relationship With Accenture

Best Buy Co., Inc. has entered into an agreement for a seven-year strategic relationship with Accenture for consulting and outsourcing services. The agreement, designed to support Best Buy’s transformation to a more efficient, customer-centric business model, takes effect on July 16, 2004.
July 15, 2004

Accenture Honored as Microsoft’s 2004 Global Services Partner of the Year

Accenture has been honored by Microsoft with its 2004 Global Enterprise Services and Technology Partner of the Year Special Recognition Award. The award was announced earlier this week at the annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto. Accenture is the only Microsoft partner that has won the award twice.
July 14, 2004

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Accenture Test Digital Pen Solution with Physicians

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Accenture are testing digital pen technology designed to help healthcare professionals capture and send medical claim information digitally.
July 14, 2004

Accenture and Retek Help Polish Retailer LPP Deploy New Technology Systems to Support Its European Expansion

Accenture and Retek have implemented Retek merchandising, forecasting and planning systems at LPP, a rapidly growing fashion retailer with 90 branded stores in Poland. The new systems provide the infrastructure required to support LPP’s ambitious expansion strategy across Eastern and Western Europe.
July 06, 2004

Wärtsilä Signs Gobal IT Service Agreements with Accenture and HP

Wärtsilä, a leading global ship power and power plant provider announced today a 10-year agreement and Accenture for global operational and application management support. The company also announced signing a 10-year contract with and HP to provide support for its IT functions in approximately 50 countries worldwide. The initiative is part of Wärtsilä’s strategy to focus on its core businesses.
June 23, 2004

Barclays in the UK Signs £400m Contract with Accenture

Barclays in the UK has signed a six-year contract worth more than £400m to outsource information technology (IT) application development and management related to its UK-based commercial and retail banking systems to Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 23, 2004

Acquiring New Customers to Be Top Priority for Senior Executives Throughout 2004, Accenture Study Finds

Acquiring new customers is the top priority on the executive agenda for 2004, according to a global study released today by Accenture.
June 21, 2004

Accenture Finalizes Agreement with iSOFT for NHS National Program for IT

Accenture and iSOFT recently finalized an agreement under which iSOFT will provide core clinical and administrative information systems and services to Accenture as part of Accenture’s role as the North East and East local service provider for the National Health Service (NHS) National Program for IT (NPfIT).
June 16, 2004