October 26, 2017

AI, Robotics and Augmented Reality Technologies are Shaping the Future of Posts and Delivery Companies Today, Accenture Report Shows

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 26, 2017 – Digital disruption in the post and parcel industry will see robots and driverless vehicles delivering the mail, augmented reality creating efficiencies in delivery and Artificial Intelligence (AI) making it easier to connect customers to products and services, according to new research from Accenture.
October 26, 2017

Accenture ConsumerTech Awards Winners Announced

SINGAPORE; Oct. 26, 2017 – Accenture announced RainCheck, LittleSea, Simgo and ProxToMe as the winners of the four Accenture ConsumerTech Awards at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in Singapore. The awards recognize early stage start-up businesses that are pushing the boundaries to better engage with the millennial consumer in the automotive, consumer goods & services, retail and travel industries. 
October 25, 2017

Innovative Banks Recognized at Efma-Accenture 2017 Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

ROME; Oct. 25, 2017 - Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of their fifth annual Distribution & Marketing Innovation (DMI) Awards for retail banking at the DMI Awards ceremony in Rome today. The program brings together projects, innovators and institutions from around the world to celebrate the industry’s most innovative distribution and marketing initiatives.
October 25, 2017

Upstream Companies Expect Shorter Time to Produce Oil and Gas Due to Digital Technology Investments, Finds New Research from Accenture and Microsoft

NEW YORK; Oct. 25, 2017 -- Faster and better decision-making and shorter time to first oil and gas top the list of expected benefits that digital technologies can drive for upstream oil and gas companies, a new survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reports. Respondents to the “Accenture and Microsoft 2017 Upstream Oil and Gas Digital Trends Survey” also estimated the monetary value of digital technologies and noted the next wave’s potential to further transform their business, despite ongoing low oil prices.
October 25, 2017

Accenture and nCino Expand Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation Within Top U.S. Banks

NEW YORK and WILMINGTON, N.C.; Oct.25, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and cloud-banking leader nCino are teaming to help banks transform their wholesale banking operations by increasing efficiency, driving profitability and reducing risk and compliance burdens.  

 
October 25, 2017

Accenture and Avanade Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services 2017 Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK and SEATTLE; Oct 25, 2017 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade have been recognized once again as a Leader in the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*. Accenture and Avanade were evaluated as a single entity for this report because their strategies, including go-to-market, and capabilities for Microsoft services are tightly integrated. 
October 23, 2017

Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) Helps Enable New Market Strategy for Ohio National Financial Services; Delivers Complex Indexed Universal Life Insurance Products

NEW YORK; Oct. 23, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that its Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) was successfully deployed at Ohio National Financial Services, and the carrier has launched on the platform its first indexed universal life (IUL) insurance product, marking the company’s foray into the complex IUL market. 
October 22, 2017

Cricket Hong Kong Announces Digital and Streaming Collaboration with Accenture and Cricket Australia to Power Hong Kong World Sixes and Hong Kong T20 Blitz

HONG KONG; Oct. 23, 2017 – Cricket Hong Kong has entered into a partnership with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Cricket Australia to bring a new digital experience to cricket fans in Hong Kong and around the world during the Hong Kong World Sixes (28-29 Oct.) and Hong Kong T20 Blitz (6-11 Feb. 2018).
October 19, 2017

Accenture Joins Partnership on AI, Bolsters Commitment to Responsible AI That Benefits People and Society

NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has joined the Partnership on AI, a prestigious alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers that work to advance the understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and develop best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field. Accenture joins other prominent industry leaders who share its commitment to advancing the field of AI so that it benefits people and society.  Accenture will actively contribute its own insights, research and capabilities in areas including Responsible AI, and will dedicate people and resources to collaborate with Partnership on AI members to help address important global challenges such as food, diversity, inclusion, health, education and economic opportunity.
October 19, 2017

FinTech Innovation Lab NYC Launches InsurTech Program, Opens Call for Applicants for 2018 Class

NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – The FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, has launched an insurance technology, or “InsurTech,” track as the demand for innovation among insurers and the number of entrepreneurs developing new solutions for the sector rises sharply. The FinTech Innovation Lab is sponsored by senior technology leadership from the financial sector and helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development. Fintech and insurtech companies are invited to apply for a spot in the 2018 class at www.fintechinnovationlabnyc.com. Applications are due by December 1, 2017. An information session will be held for applicants on November 8.