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George Nazi to lead Accenture’s Global Network Practice

LONDON, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture today announced the appointment of George Nazi as global network practice lead within the company’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group. In this role, George is responsible for all aspects of Accenture’s Network practice defining the … Read the full press release

Accenture named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ of HfS Research’s Population Health and Care Management Business Process Services Blueprint Report

CHICAGO, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has once again been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ of HfS Research’s Population Health and Care Management Business Process Services Blueprint Report. This is the second consecutive year that Accenture ranked as the … Read the full press release

Accenture to invest in two Partech funds and join its Advisory Committee

Accenture Ventures invests in Partech funds, gaining access to leading European and U.S. startups and the ability to co-invest PARIS, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into a strategic relationship with Partech Ventures, a leading venture capitalist firm … Read the full press release

Accenture Ventures makes minority investment in RichRelevance

Accenture Ventures invests in omnichannel personalization leader as customer expectations continue to grow worldwide NEW YORK, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its strategic alliance with RichRelevance, a global leader in omnichannel personalization, to strengthen the capabilities … Read the full press release

HfS Research’s Blueprint for Intelligent Automation report recognizes Accenture’s approach to applying intelligent automation in the delivery of services

NEW YORK, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ and designated as the ‘overall leader in innovation,’ ahead of all competitors, in the inaugural HfS Research’s Blueprint for Intelligent Automation. The report recognizes … Read the full press release

Accenture Survey: Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning and IoT Help Revolutionize GOVs and Public Sector Agencies

Survey results show meeting customer expectations is one of the lowest ranked priorities ARLINGTON, Va., 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Advanced analytics and other emerging technologies are revolutionizing the way governments and public service agencies are trying to address citizen demands, helping to … Read the full press release

Accenture to build apps for industrial companies on Siemens’ cloud based platform MindSphere

Range of Apps for original equipment manufacturers could help reduce maintenance costs by up to 30 percent NEW YORK, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture is building a range of applications for MindSphere, a cloud based platform from Siemens to enable industrial … Read the full press release

Wearable tech: Airbus honored Accenture with the Best in Class Award for Innovation at the 2016 Airbus Supplier Conference

HAMBURG, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has honored Accenture with the Best in Class Award for Innovation. This award, presented at the 2016 Airbus Supplier Conference, recognizes the success of a wearable technology initiative that was designed to improve the manufacturing … Read the full press release

Accenture announces availability of Accenture Document Composer software on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform

Accenture Extends Human Capital Management Offerings with Accenture Document Composer Software on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform NEW YORK, 30-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its human capital management offerings with the availability of Accenture Document Composer software on … Read the full press release

Accenture analysis of CB Insights data: Investments in Asia-Pacific fintech ventures reached $9.62 billion as of July 31

China Leads Global Fintech Investments, Accenture Finds Asia-Pacific nearly doubles 2015 fintech financing in first half of 2016 reaching almost $10 billion; growth driven by China HONG KONG, 30-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Investments in Asia-Pacific financial technology (fintech) ventures, primarily … Read the full press release

Accenture becomes RoboValley’s Crown Partner with €500,000 investment to facilitate international robotics research and development

Accenture to Invest €500,000 in RoboValley to Create New Innovations in Robotics AMSTERDAM and DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS, 12-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and RoboValley, an innovation hub for robotics located at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, have … Read the full press release

Accenture showcases its newly-developed mixed reality experience on Bombardier C Series aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow

Accenture Develops Mixed Reality Proof of Concept for Bombardier, Bringing an Immersive Aircraft Experience to Life The next generation digital customer experience will be unveiled on the C Series aircraft at Farnborough International Airshow 2016 LONDON, 12-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture … Read the full press release

Artificial intelligence: Accenture and IPsoft to deploy virtual agent technology for clients in banking, insurance and travel industries

Accenture and IPsoft Launch Accenture Amelia Practice to Help Organizations Accelerate Adoption of Artificial Intelligence Initial practice focus is to deploy virtual agent technology for clients in banking, insurance and travel industries NEW YORK, 16-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —  Accenture (NYSE: … Read the full press release

Accenture grants US$2.2 million to Plan Netherlands for training of 6,000 disadvantaged youth in Tanzania and Zambia

Accenture’s US$2.2 Million Grant to Plan Netherlands Will Help Thousands of Tanzanian and Zambian Youth Secure Employment AMSTERDAM, 30-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a US$2.2 million grant to Plan Netherlands to help the nonprofit deliver digital, technical and … Read the full press release

Accenture to extend the complete Accenture CAS software suite to the Salesforce1 Platform

Accenture Collaborates with Salesforce to Extend Its Accenture CAS Software Suite to the Cloud, Providing Consumer Goods Companies with a Single System for Trade and Marketing Operations NEW YORK, 10-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture announced today it is collaborating with … Read the full press release

Accenture signs eight-year contract to continue to provide the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) with pension administration services

BT Pension Scheme re-appoints Accenture to serve its 300,000 members LONDON, 31-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an eight-year contract to continue to provide the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) with pension administration services. This contract is an extension … Read the full press release

Accenture report: Nearly nine in 10 financial services firms plan to increase their investment in risk-management capabilities in the next two years

Financial Services Firms to Increase Risk-Management Investment during Next Two Years in Response to Emerging Cyber-Security and Fraud Risks, According to Accenture More than one in four firms will increase investment by more than 20 percent NEW YORK and LONDON, 13-5-2015 … Read the full press release

Accenture to support the largest Dutch pension provider APG to further optimize its current operations

Accenture will open a delivery center in Southern Netherlands to foster innovation and job creation in the region AMSTERDAM, 6-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will support APG, the largest Dutch pension provider, to further optimize its current operations, under a … Read the full press release

Accenture to showcase the new FIAT 500X with Uconnect™LIVE features onboard at 2015 Mobile World Congress

Uconnect™LIVE provides streaming music services, live news feeds, social media updates, emission reduction guidance, live navigation and a range of performance-related services BARCELONA, 6-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in EMEA (Europe, Middle East … Read the full press release

Spanish beverage company Damm Group to implement mobile application developed by Accenture

BARCELONA, 6-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Damm Group, the Spanish beverage company, has implemented a mobile application which allows its salesforce to make data-driven decisions when negotiating commercial agreements, and to more effectively target promotional activity. Developed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the new … Read the full press release

Accenture awarded Social Business Women US$1.3 million to deliver job and entrepreneurial skills training to women in Germany

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative BERLIN, 11-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Social Business Women US$1.3 million to deliver job and entrepreneurial skills training to more than 2,000 women in Germany who experience … Read the full press release

Accenture survey: Chemicals companies’ investment in digital technologies to increase, with cloud computing and big data analytics expected to generate the highest return on investment

The biggest area of digital investment in the past three years has been in people and skills PARIS, 17-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Chemicals companies’ investment in digital technologies will rise sharply in the next three years, with cloud computing and big data … Read the full press release

Accenture provides strategy and technology services as EXPO 2015 Global Systems Integration Partner with the release of EXPO Milano 2015 Official App

Accenture provides strategy and technology services as EXPO 2015 Global Systems Integration Partner and enables digital experience for visitors MILAN, 17-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Visitors to next year’s EXPO Milan 2015 can begin planning their visits now with a free mobile app … Read the full press release

Accenture report reveals most B2B companies likely wasting up to half of their investment on ineffective customer experience initiatives

NEW YORK, 13-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The overwhelming majority of business-to-business (B2B) organizations are spending more on initiatives to improve their customers’ experience but many are not getting the most return on those investments, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). … Read the full press release

Accenture named HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year for Software – Enterprise Security at HP Discover 2014 in Las Vegas

Accenture Recognized as HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year for Software – Enterprise Security NEW YORK, 13-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year for Software – Enterprise Security at HP Discover 2014 in … Read the full press release

Accenture and leading financial institutions launched Asia-Pacific-wide competitive search for the region’s top financial technology innovators

New Hong Kong Accelerator Offers Cutting-Edge Financial-Technology Entrepreneurs Access to Leading Institutions in Asia  Accenture, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Barclays, China Construction Bank (Asia), DBS, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Ping An and UBS, … Read the full press release

Accenture named Leader in Oracle Application Services Providers by analyst firm Forrester Research, Inc

NEW YORK, 8-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Oracle Application Services Providers by Forrester Research, Inc., a leading industry analyst firm. Accenture received the highest scores in numerous criteria, including Cloud deployment for Oracle, Experience … Read the full press release

Accenture appoints new Group Chief Executives; Stephen J. Rohleder for North America and Daniel T. London for Health & Public Service

NEW YORK, 8-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Stephen J. Rohleder to the newly created position of group chief executive – North America, to support the company’s continued focus on building a strong leadership position in key geographic markets. … Read the full press release

Accenture 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report explores company’s corporate citizenship goals, progress and challenges

Skills to Succeed initiative exceeds goal to equip more than half a million people with job skills NEW YORK, 31-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the publication of its 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Our Communities, Our Commitments,” which explores the company’s corporate … Read the full press release

Accenture’s cloud-supporting services now available to public sector organizations through UK government’s Cloudstore platform

More than 50 services offered on Cloudstore, digital capabilities available to help design and enhance public services London, UK, 4-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has qualified as an approved vendor to offer the U.K. Government its portfolio of services under G-Cloud 4 … Read the full press release