August 21, 2018

Accenture Named a Leader for Third Consecutive Time in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment for Strategic Consulting

NEW YORK; Aug. 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned for a third consecutive time as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment, covering strategic consulting across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry.
August 20, 2018

Accenture Appoints Adam Kerj Chief Creative Officer of the Nordic Region for Accenture Interactive

STOCKHOLM; August 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Accenture Interactive has appointed ad industry veteran Adam Kerj as chief creative officer for the Nordic region. In this role, Kerj will focus on building Accenture Interactive’s creative capabilities in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The appointment is part of a strategic effort to strengthen Accenture Interactive’s presence in the region.
August 16, 2018

Accenture Positioned as Overall Innovation Leader in HFS Software Product Engineering Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; August 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the Winner’s Circle and positioned as the overall leader in innovation, ahead of 24 other competitors, in HFS Research’s 2018 Software Product Engineering Services Blueprint Report .
August 13, 2018

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance, Invests in Chinese AI Start-up Malong Technologies

NEW YORK and SHENZHEN, CHINA; Aug. 13, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Malong Technologies , an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up headquartered in Shenzhen, China. Malong has been recognized by global companies and organizations and analyst firms as an AI pioneer and innovation leader. Through the alliance, Accenture’s Applied Intelligence practice and Malong will offer computer vision and product recognition capabilities to clients worldwide. The alliance gives Accenture a strategic AI presence in China and forms part of its wider regional growth strategy.
August 10, 2018

Accenture Positioned in Winner’s Circle in HFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018

NEW YORK; August 10, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the HFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018 for its excellence in execution and innovation. The report assessed 13 Workday service providers on planning, implementation, and management.
August 09, 2018

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Capabilities with Two Acquisitions in North America

SAN FRANCISCO and COLUMBUS, OH; Aug. 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made two major moves to expand its Industry X.0 practice. The company acquired hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and entered into an agreement to buy smart embedded software company Pillar Technology . The two acquisitions will significantly boost Accenture’s ability to help companies redefine smart connected software and physical products as the lines blur between the physical and digital world.
August 09, 2018

Nearly 70 Percent of Enterprises in India Affected by Industry Disruption, Accenture Disruptability Index Finds

New Delhi; Aug. 9, 2018 – A new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that industry disruption is already a reality for most enterprises in India, and US$1.8 trillion of enterprise value is at risk of displacement. However, the study also shows that disruption can be managed and harnessed for the next phase of growth.
August 07, 2018

Accenture Mid-Year Threatscape Report Identifies Five Global Cybersecurity Threats

ARLINGTON, Va.; Aug. 7, 2018 – Organizations and critical infrastructure will likely experience a greater number of, and more-destructive cyberattacks, including physical damage perpetrated by highly funded rogue nation states and cybercriminals looking to disrupt business operations, make money or spy on targets, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 06, 2018

Accenture Teams with Columbus State Community College to Bring Apprentices to Company’s Innovation Hub

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Aug. 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has welcomed its first class of apprentices to its innovation hub in Columbus. The company teamed with Columbus State Community College to recruit students and recent graduates to participate in the year-long program, which is designed to give the apprentices hands-on experience with advanced technologies. Upon completing the program, apprentices will have the potential opportunity to secure full-time employment with Accenture.
August 06, 2018

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Strategic Design Consultancy Designaffairs

KRONBERG and MUNICH; August 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of designaffairs , a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition, which was first announced in June, bolsters the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services. It complements Accenture’s offerings around smart products, smart services, platforms, and new business models for the digital reinvention of industrial companies. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.