September 18, 2018

Semiconductor Industry Most Bullish About Adopting Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Extended Reality, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 18, 2018 – The semiconductor industry is the most bullish sector when it comes to the integration of blockchain within their industry and the impact that artificial intelligence and extended reality will have on peoples’ lives, a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) report finds.
September 18, 2018

Accenture Interactive Launches Fjord Johannesburg, its First Design and Innovation Studio in Africa

JOHANNESBURG; Sept. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched its first design and innovation studio on African soil, Fjord Johannesburg. The move significantly expands the company’s design capabilities and demonstrates its commitment to unlocking Africa’s innovation potential through the creation of experiences that redefine industries in our constantly evolving digital era.
September 17, 2018

Accenture and Merck Collaborate with Amazon Web Services to Launch a Research Platform to Drive Innovation in Drug Discovery and Scientific Research

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2018 – Accenture and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), will launch a cloud-based informatics research platform designed to help organizations in the life sciences industry improve productivity, efficiency and innovation in the early stages of drug development.
September 17, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has, for the fifth consecutive time, been positioned a Leader in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America*” report.
September 17, 2018

Financial Services Firms Improve Their Cyber Resilience and Prevent More Than 80 Percent of Cyber Breaches, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2018 – Despite the volume of cyberattacks doubling in 2017, financial services firms are closing the gap on cyberattacks, having stopped four in five of all breach attempts last year, up from two-thirds in 2016, according to a new research study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, the study also notes that firms will need to improve their security procedures to heed off increasingly sophisticated attacks powered by new technologies.
September 16, 2018

Accenture to Lead UTI Asset Management Company’s Digital Transformation Journey

MUMBAI; Sept. 17, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected to design, implement and manage a digital transformation strategy for UTI Asset Management Company Ltd. (UTI), one of India’s largest investment managers, to help the company drive innovation-led growth in the digital economy.
September 14, 2018

Accenture Launches 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS, LOS ANGELES; Sept. 14, 2018 – To help accelerate the deployment of 5G network technology, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new set of services for communications service providers (CSPs), network operators, device manufacturers and non-traditional mobile network operators – such as multiple-system operators, internet software and platform players and over-the-top content suppliers.
September 14, 2018

Accenture and Mediaset Extend Collaboration to Further Enhance the Media Company’s Infinity Video Service

IBC SHOW, AMSTERDAM; Sept. 14, 2018 – Mediaset has extended its collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) through a multi-year agreement to use Accenture Video Solution (AVS) for the delivery of over-the-top video and related services on Infinity, Mediaset’s popular paid streaming content service, that Accenture helped the company launch in 2013.
September 12, 2018

Low Consumer “Literacy” of Healthcare System Estimated to Cost $4.8B Annually, Accenture Report Finds

CHICAGO; Sept. 12, 2018 – A new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that half of U.S. consumers are unable to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system on their own and that this low level of health system “literacy” costs the industry an estimated $4.8 billion annually in administrative expenses alone.
September 12, 2018

CFOs Play a Major Role in Digital Investment Decisions Across the Enterprise, According to Latest Accenture Research

NEW YORK; Sept. 12, 2018 – Chief Financial Officers (CFO) are playing a critical role in driving digital disruption across the organization, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Today’s CFOs oversee more than just the finance function and are now integral players in directing enterprise-wide digital investments and managing their economic outcomes and impacts.