December 12, 2017

Accenture Report Identifies Underlying Currents Driving the Shifts of Tomorrow and Ways to Design for Positive Change

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2017 – Analyzing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organizations and society, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released Fjord Trends 2018 . Its 11th annual report examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business, technology and design in the year ahead.
December 12, 2017

Bouygues Construction Teams with Accenture and Dassault Systèmes to Accelerate the Digital Transformation of its Construction Project Activities

PARIS; Dec. 12, 2017 – 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 to finish. The initiative is a logical extension of the company’s commitment to further industrialise its operations and enhance collaboration with its supply chain partners. It follows the company’s adoption several years ago of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) methodology, a framework for integrating technologies and processes to drive end-to-end efficiency in construction operations.
December 12, 2017

Four in Five U.S. Physicians Have Had a Cyberattack in Their Clinical Practices, Says Survey by Accenture and the American Medical Association

CHICAGO; Dec.12, 2017 – More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack, according to new research released today by Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA). This, along with additional findings, signals a call to action for the health care sector to increase cybersecurity support for medical practices in their communities.
December 11, 2017

Shionogi Signs Strategic Digital Transformation Agreement with Accenture

TOKYO; Dec. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed consulting and strategic outsourcing agreements with Shionogi & Co., Ltd. ("Shionogi") and its subsidiary company, Shionogi Digital Science Co., Ltd. ("Shionogi Digital Science”) to help Shionogi with its digital transformation initiative.

December 11, 2017

Momentum Energy Transforms Its Business with Accenture and Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Community Cloud

NEW YORK; Dec 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it has helped Momentum Energy, one of the fastest growing Victorian energy retailers, transform its business by leveraging Salesforce cloud solutions to improve their customer experience, enable new capabilities, and increase competitiveness and growth.
December 11, 2017

Accenture Announces Winners of First ‘Accenture Innovation Challenge’

BENGALURU, India; Dec. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the first Accenture Innovation Challenge , a competition designed to inspire innovation among college students in India. The grand prize was awarded to a team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur for their solution to address sleep disorders.
December 06, 2017

Accenture’s George J. Franz Receives St. Isidore Army Cyber Award

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 6, 2017 – Maj. Gen. George J. Franz, USA (Ret.), a managing director with Accenture Federal Services (AFS), has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional initiative, leadership, insight and cyber excellence within their area of expertise.
December 06, 2017

‘Digital Fragmentation’ Poses Threat to Businesses’ Global Growth and Innovation According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Dec. 6, 2017  –  A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) warns that ‘digital fragmentation’ – the rise in restrictions on the free flow of data, IT products, IT services and IT talent across country borders – is disrupting the global business environment and could inhibit companies’ strategies for growth and innovation.
December 05, 2017

U.S. Consumers Turn Off Personal Data Tap as Companies Struggle to Deliver the Experiences They Crave, Accenture Study Finds

New York; Dec. 5, 2017 – U.S. consumers are locked in a vicious circle with brands over customer experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). While 44 percent are frustrated when companies fail to deliver relevant, personalized shopping experiences, nearly half (49 percent) are concerned about personal data privacy as they subscribe to intelligent services designed to understand and anticipate their needs. Poor personalization and lack of trust cost U.S. organizations $756 billion last year, as 41 percent of consumers switched companies. Without deeper customer insight, companies cannot deliver the experiences they crave.
December 05, 2017

Accenture Selects Annapolis-Based Celedon Partners as “Small Business of the Year”

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 5, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has selected Annapolis-based Celedon Partners as the recipient of the “Small Business of the Year” award for its outstanding work helping AFS deliver innovative solutions.