Accenture to Design, Develop and Implement Unified Tax System for State of Nevada

Accenture to Design, Develop and Implement Unified Tax System for State of Nevada
September 13, 2004

Information Technology Spending in United States Expected to Increase

The majority of business and information technology (IT) executives in the United States anticipate increases in IT expenditures over the next three years, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 24, 2004

Blockbuster Taps Accenture to Support New Online Subscription Service

Blockbuster Inc. has engaged Accenture to build and deploy Blockbuster’s new online subscription service, which was introduced earlier this week, the companies announced today. The new service, BLOCKBUSTER Online™, allows consumers to rent movies online and return them at their convenience with self-addressed return envelopes.
August 12, 2004

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