Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona

Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona
BARCELONA; April 6, 2011 -Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the expansion of its global network of analytics innovation centers with the opening of a new center in Barcelona, Spain.  The Center is a global showcase for Accenture’s predictive analytics capabilities to clients who visit from around the world, with an initial focus on supply chain management.  The new facility is designed and equipped to address a wide range of issues that companies may be facing as they seek to glean deeper insights from data and improve decision-making processes, by providing them with quick and easy access to a range of sophisticated analytics solutions and resources, locally and globally.
April 06, 2011

Accenture Life Safety Solution Deployed at Robinson, Illinois Refinery

Accenture Life Safety Solution Deployed at Robinson, Illinois Refinery
NEW YORK; April 4, 2011 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Marathon Petroleum Company LP (Marathon), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO), is deploying the wireless-based Accenture Life Safety Solution at its Robinson, Illinois refinery. The solution integrates Wi-Fi and location-based technologies with multi-gas detectors to allow companies to remotely monitor incidents in locations previously not suited for wireless networks.  
April 04, 2011

Accenture and NetApp Expand Relationship with Agreements on Technology Services, and Joint Development and Delivery of New Storage-Enabled Enterprise Solutions

Accenture and NetApp Expand Relationship with Agreements on Technology Services, and Joint Development and Delivery of New Storage-Enabled Enterprise Solutions

NEW YORK and SUNNYVALE, Calif.; Feb. 14, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) are expanding their existing relationship with two technology agreements, one for the joint development, marketing, and delivery of a customized set of solutions focused on data center optimization and virtualization, cloud computing, and application optimization; and the second for NetApp’s Professional Services organization to expand its implementation capabilities by leveraging a dedicated Accenture team providing consulting and integration services.

 
February 14, 2011

Consumers in US and UK Frustrated with Intelligent Devices That Frequently Crash or Freeze, New Accenture Survey Finds

Consumers in US and UK Frustrated with Intelligent Devices That Frequently Crash or Freeze, New Accenture Survey Finds
NEW YORK; Feb. 10, 2011According to a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey, more than half of American and British consumers say they are frustrated with frequently used electronic devices that freeze or crash, and seek better performing devices built on smarter, more innovative “embedded technology” designed to be flexible to meet a wide range of end-user needs. In addition, they expressed a willingness to pay more for intelligent devices that perform better, look to embedded technology to drive new smart features that can help them save money and make their lives easier, and prefer quality over quantity.
February 10, 2011

Accenture Implements New Cargo Booking System at LAN CARGO

Accenture Implements New Cargo Booking System at LAN CARGO
NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2011 – LAN CARGO, the cargo subsidiary of LAN Airlines (NYSE: LFL), has deployed a new cargo reservation management system with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) providing its cargo booking software designed for freight and logistics and acting as system integrator. The new cargo reservation system is intended to further provide competitive air cargo service to the thousands of shippers that use LAN CARGO’s services each day. 
February 07, 2011

Accenture Identifies Eight Trends Driving The Future of Information Technology

Accenture Identifies Eight Trends Driving The Future of Information Technology
NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2011 -- The emerging world of information technology is one in which data is king, social platforms evolve as a new source of business intelligence, and cloud computing finally delivers on IT’s role as a driver of business growth, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 07, 2011

Hilton Worldwide and Accenture Announce Multi-Year Technology Services Agreement

Hilton Worldwide and Accenture Announce Multi-Year Technology Services Agreement
MCLEAN, Va. and NEW YORK; Dec. 14, 2010 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Hilton Worldwide announced today a multi-year agreement to provide the global hospitality company with application development and support services for its property management systems and multi-brand, transactional websites covering more than 3,600 hotels worldwide.  As part of the agreement, Accenture will also be supporting Hilton Worldwide with a global service desk for the company’s hotels.
December 14, 2010

Accenture Provides Claims Processing Technology to Support ACE Group’s High-Net-Worth Personal Insurance Business

Accenture Provides Claims Processing Technology to Support ACE Group’s High-Net-Worth Personal Insurance Business
PHILADELPHIA; Dec. 6, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that its claims management application has been selected by ACE Private Risk Services, the ACE Group’s high-net-worth personal lines insurance business, to support its claims management operation in the U.S. The companies will jointly implement the Accenture Claim Components to handle all claims submitted to ACE Private Risk Services under its personal and specialty lines.
December 06, 2010

New York City Investment Fund And Accenture Launch FinTech Innovation Lab

New York City Investment Fund And Accenture Launch FinTech Innovation Lab
NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2010 – A consortium of banks, venture investors and technology experts today launched a competitive search for the nation’s top financial technology innovators.  Winning entrepreneurs will get the chance to further develop their companies through the FinTech Innovation Lab, an annual program run by the New York City Investment Fund, the economic development arm of the nonprofit Partnership for New York City, and Accenture. 
December 02, 2010

Accenture Survey Finds That High Performing IT Organizations Hit the Ground Running Following the Economic Downturn

Accenture Survey Finds That High Performing IT Organizations Hit the Ground Running Following the Economic Downturn
NEW YORK; Nov. 30, 2010 – High performing information technology (IT) departments at large companies have hit the ground running following the recent economic downturn, recalibrating their efforts to drive more business value from IT, and leaving their less adroit counterparts playing catch-up, according to new research from Accenture. 
November 30, 2010