September 07, 2017

Accenture Ranks in Winners Circle for HfS Emerging Market Guide for IBM Watson Services

NEW YORK; Sept. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the inaugural HfS Market Guide for IBM Watson Services , reflecting its leadership in innovation and excellence in execution with Watson.
September 07, 2017

Lack of Awareness Limiting Use of Patient Services, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 7, 2017  –   New research from Accenture finds healthcare professionals’ lack of awareness is limiting the usage of patient services (such as adherence programs and remote monitoring) offered by pharmaceutical companies. This is a critical disconnect as patients and pharmaceutical companies primarily rely on healthcare professionals to provide information to their patients on support services.
September 07, 2017

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner’s Circle of HfS Research’s 2017 Energy Operations Blueprint

LONDON; Sept. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “As-a-Service Winner’s Circle” as the leader in both execution and innovation of the HfS Research 2017 Energy Operations Blueprint . Accenture’s position among the 13 energy operations service providers was based on the strongest performance across a number of facets in the innovation and execution categories.
September 06, 2017

Accenture Named a Leader in Business Intelligence (BI) Platform Implementation Service Providers Report by Independent Research Firm

SINGAPORE; Sept. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the new report: The Forrester Wave™: BI Platform Implementation Service Providers in Asia-Pacific, Q3 2017 . Accenture received the highest score in both the ‘strategy’ and ‘current offering’ categories in the report, which evaluated the 11 most significant service providers in Asia Pacific.
September 06, 2017

Accenture Acquires Leading Design & Innovation Firm, MATTER

NEW YORK; Sept. 6, 2017 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired MATTER , a design and innovation firm focused on designing products and experiences for the connected world. The acquisition strengthens Accenture Interactive’s design and innovation unit, Fjord , by adding physical product design to its service design and digital product creation. Based in San Francisco, MATTER specializes in producing innovative consumer products through collaboration and agile prototyping delivered through a human-centered approach.
September 06, 2017

Accenture to Acquire IBB Consulting to Expand Accenture Strategy Capabilities in Communications, Media & Technology Industry

NEW YORK; Sept. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an agreement to acquire IBB Consulting, a premier consulting firm that helps leading broadband and mobile operators, media companies and technology providers identify emerging industry shifts, adapt to market changes and capitalize on new business and technology opportunities. IBB Consulting will strengthen the ability of Accenture Strategy to advise clients in the Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) industries by designing business and technology strategies to create future value, drive new growth and transform operations as they seek to become fully digital businesses.
September 05, 2017

Accenture Finds Only Four Percent of China’s Manufacturing Companies Achieve Both Digital and Financial High Performance

SHANGHAI; Sept. 5, 2017 – A small minority of Chinese manufacturing companies are significantly outperforming their industry peers by combining strong commitment to digital initiatives with strong financial performance, according to new analysis by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The analysis shows that these companies are successfully committing to digital transformation across the full breadth of their business activities.
September 05, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in 2017 IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Cloud ERP Implementation

NEW YORK; Sept. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Cloud ERP Implementation Services (Doc #US41523417), excelling in the two primary categories: Strategies and Capabilities.
August 31, 2017

Accenture Brings Innovation Expertise to 2018 New York Fashion Tech Lab

NEW YORK; Aug. 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed on as a partner for the 2018 program of the New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTL). Founded in 2014 by Springboard Enterprises with the support of major fashion retailers and brands, the NYFTL focuses on women-led emerging tech companies that have developed innovations at the intersection of fashion, retail and technology.
August 30, 2017

Aon and Accenture Join Forces to Expand Apprenticeships Across Chicago

CHICAGO; Aug. 30, 2017 – In the latest sign that the push to create apprenticeships in professional services is catching on, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it will expand its Chicago apprenticeship program modeled on Aon plc ’s (NYSE: AON) highly successful program run in collaboration with the City Colleges of Chicago. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta praised both companies for bringing apprenticeships to the professional services sector.