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Accenture to accelerate its growth in France and scale its cybersecurity capabilities across Europe with the acquisition of Openminded

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company that provides advisory, cloud & infrastructure security, cyber defense, and managed security services. The … Read the full press release

fable+ organizational transformation specialist is now part of Accenture

(PRESS RELEASE) MANNHEIM, 10-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces that it has acquired fable+, a Mannheim and Berlin -based consulting firm specializing in business agility and analytics-driven transformation. The acquisition will absorb fable+’s team of 50 professionals and … Read the full press release

Accenture acquires supply chain and retail technology consultancy specialists REPL Group

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture expands its retail technology and supply chain capabilities with the acquisition of REPL Group (“REPL”), a U.K.-based technology consultancy specializing in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer … Read the full press release

Accenture to help one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world accelerate its digital transformation

Accenture to provide comprehensive services to improve Shiseido’s data-driven insights, strengthen its technology infrastructure, and expand its workforce training and skilling (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces strategic partnership with Shiseido Group, a Japan-based multinational … Read the full press release

Accenture strengthens its ecommerce services to help clients reimagine their business through the acquisition of Businet System

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces the acquisition of Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel … Read the full press release

Accenture extends partnership with The Alan Turing Institute to deliver cutting edge AI and Data Science research and development in the UK

Five-year extension signed to expand existing collaborative research partnership to help deliver on the promise of artificial intelligence in the UK (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and The Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for … Read the full press release

Anglo American extends strategic IT services agreement with Accenture to 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 17-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, has announced it has extended its IT services agreement with Anglo American (LON: AAL), a multinational mining company, until 2023. The new … Read the full press release

Accenture and Sopra Steria transformation program to modernize Covéa’s finance function across its three brands — MAAF, MMA and GMF

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Sopra Steria, European information technology consultancy formed by the merger of Sopra Group SA and Groupe Steria SCA, have announced they signed a four-year joint … Read the full press release

Milena Mondini de Focatiis to succeed David Stevens as CEO of Admiral Group

(PRESS RELEASE) CARDIFF, UK, 5-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Admiral Group plc announces the retirement of its Chief Executive Officer. David Stevens has notified the Board of his intention to retire from his position as Group CEO and as a director … Read the full press release

AXA XL clients will combat cyber-crime by relying on Accenture Cyber Incident Response Service

AXA XL clients will combat cyber-crime by relying on Accenture Cyber Incident Response Service

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 10-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has just announced AXA XL clients will now be using its Cyber Incident Response Service in order to respond and recover from cyberattacks. Accenture Security’s global … Read the full press release

WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism – study

WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism - study

Stronger financial performance thanks to stakeholder-centric leadership A new model of responsible leadership: mission, innovation and inclusion (PRESS RELEASE) DAVOS, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Economic Forum in partnership with Accenture have unveiled their new study called Seeking New … Read the full press release

French consulting company Silveo now part of Accenture Industry X.0

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture closes acquisition of French consulting company Silveo. Transaction was first announced on November 14. Silveo provides services and solutions for digital manufacturing and intelligent supply chains based on software from, for example, … Read the full press release

Capgemini positioned as a Leader on the Everest Group Life & Pensions Insurance Digital Services PEAK Matrix(tm) 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 9-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Everest Group’s inaugural Life & Pensions (L&P) Digital Services PEAK MatrixTM sees Capgemini among the leaders. Capgemini’s ability to gain global insights through its consulting heritage along with its robust digital services, and … Read the full press release

Accenture Survey 2019: diversity and equal workplace culture – powerful drivers of an innovation mindset

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has conducted an online and phone survey, as part of its “Getting to Equal 2019” research, interviewing more than 18,000 professionals in 27 countries, including 150 C-level executives during … Read the full press release

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for MWS: Capgemini was one of sixteen vendors to be evaluated on the ability to execute and completeness of vision

Capgemini positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, Europe report (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 24-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace … Read the full press release

Accenture to run and maintain several of Siemens digital managed services for data analytics and business intelligence

New contract will help Siemens accelerate its digital transformation and develop new data analytics and business intelligence solutions NEW YORK, NY, USA, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to … Read the full press release

Accenture acquired Stockholm-based provider of data-driven customer relationship management services Kaplan

Kaplan strengthens Accenture Interactive’s customer experience offerings and data-driven marketing capabilities in the Nordics STOCKHOLM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Stockholm-based Kaplan, a provider of data-driven customer relationship management services, that transforms customer experiences through strategic, analytical, technology, … Read the full press release

SMEs Accounted for Nearly 60% Share of SAP Cloud Platform Services Market in 2017, Finds New Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing number of solutions in the entire cloud ecosystem has resulted in creation of a complex cloud environment. Shifting toward cloud platforms being a major focus, cloud customers are facing challenges in managing applications, … Read the full press release

Accenture acquires smart embedded software company Pillar Technology headquartered in Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH, USA, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of smart embedded software company Pillar Technology, significantly expanding its Industry X.0 practice in North America. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Pillar Technology has a team of 320 people … Read the full press release

Accenture to more than double the number of its skilled technology employees in Bulgaria

Company seeks people with skills in JAVA, SAP Hybris, Salesforce and Adobe for its Advanced Technology Centers in Sofia and Plovdiv SOFIA, Bulgaria, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) plans to more than double the number of its skilled technology … Read the full press release

Accenture to acquire Germany based strategic design consultancy designaffairs

KRONBERG and MUNICH, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire designaffairs, a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services that are … Read the full press release

Accenture Report: nearly all manufacturers are experimenting with artificial intelligence (AI)

However, while nearly all manufacturers are experimenting with AI, only a select few are reinventing products with AI at scale; Data quality and security remain challenges to AI adoption HANNOVER MESSE, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The vast majority of manufacturers … Read the full press release

Bouygues Construction partners with Accenture and Dassault Systèmes to centrally manage construction projects from start to finish

Vélizy-Villacoublay, France, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bouygues Construction is accelerating the digital transformation of its project activities by collaborating with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) to enable it to centrally manage construction projects from start … Read the full press release

Accenture report examines the adoption of emerging technologies across government agencies

ARLINGTON, Va., USA, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Biometrics and advanced analytics are helping to revolutionize the way governments and public service agencies are addressing data security and privacy concerns, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The report, Emerging … Read the full press release

Accenture acquires Virginia-based company specializing in digital transformation for the federal market

ARLINGTON, VA, USA, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Phase One Consulting Group, Inc., a privately held Alexandria, Virginia-based company specializing in modernization and digital transformation for the federal market. The acquisition of Phase One, which … Read the full press release

Accenture to acquire Brazilian cloud-based mobile solutions company Concrete Solutions

Acquisition of Brazilian company strengthens Accenture’s position as a leading innovation partner of companies in Latin America SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Concrete Solutions, a Brazilian company that specializes in applying Lean and Agile software-development methodologies … Read the full press release

Accenture positioned as Leader in Everest Group Automation in IT Application Dev-Test PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Solutions

NEW YORK, U.S.A., 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Everest Group Automation in IT Application Dev-Test PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Solutions. This inaugural research report covers global automation capabilities and solutions in … Read the full press release

Accenture to help Fukuoka City rethink the current health and welfare policies of its aging population

TOKYO, Japan, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has helped Fukuoka City establish the strategic plan for “Fukuoka 100 ~ Living Healthy for 100-Years” initiatives to support the health and long-term care of its aging population. Fukuoka’s citizens are aging rapidly, with … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Partners with Accenture and Capgemini to Strengthen Efficiency

STOCKHOLM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2017-06-08), Vattenfall enters into strategic partnerships with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Capgemini (EURONEXT: CAP). The purpose is to get access to modern, automated and digitalized administrative systems and tools. As a result, a number of … Read the full press release

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