November 27, 2018

New Accenture Study Forecasts End to ‘Lucrative Inefficiencies’ for $1 Trillion Capital Markets Industry as It Adapts to the Digital Age

NEW YORK; Nov. 26, 2018 – A new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows how the capital markets industry can wring out historical inefficiencies in its business model — inefficiencies that were acceptable in order to grow rapidly and capture market share — as it now faces digital disruption and struggles to overcome fragmented cost structures and create shareholder value.
November 26, 2018

Accenture Expands Platform for Drug Discovery and Innovation with Creation of Life Sciences Partner Ecosystem

NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS; Nov. 26, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has created an open partner ecosystem designed to help independent software vendors (ISVs) and life sciences companies team more effectively to accelerate drug discovery efforts and, ultimately, improve patient outcomes.
November 26, 2018

Accenture Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Oracle Worldwide Implementation Services Ecosystem

NEW YORK; Nov. 26, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: “Worldwide Oracle Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment.”
November 22, 2018

Accenture Executive Madeleine Chenette Named Among Most Powerful Women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network

TORONTO; Nov. 22, 2018 – Accenture executive Madeleine Chenette has been named to the Women’s Executive Network 2018 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list for the second time.
November 19, 2018

Nine in 10 UK Workers Touched by Mental Health Challenges, Accenture Research Finds

LONDON; Nov. 19, 2018 – Ninety percent of workers in the U.K. have been touched by mental health challenges, with two-thirds (66 percent) reporting having personally experienced mental health challenges and even more — 85 percent — saying someone close to them such as a family member, close friend or colleague had experienced them, according to results of new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 14, 2018

Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform Wins Two XCelent Industry Awards

NEW YORK; Nov. 14, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received two XCelent awards for its life insurance and annuity platform in a recent report from research and advisory firm Celent.
November 14, 2018

Accenture Helps Carlsberg Transition to the Cloud as Part of its Strategy to Accelerate Growth and Improve Margins

NEW YORK; Nov. 14, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Carlsberg transition its information technology (IT) infrastructure to the public cloud as part of Carlsberg’s strategy to be an intelligent, digitally enabled and connected enterprise. The transition is providing Carlsberg with a modernized, dynamic and agile platform for its enterprise solutions, enabling digital innovation and helping the company gain more visibility into its IT operations.
November 13, 2018

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Seattle, Adding 300 Jobs to City’s Tech Community

SEATTLE; Nov. 13, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in the heart of Seattle’s business, financial and tech district. It is an immersive environment in which clients co-innovate with their Accenture teams to design solutions for the digital economy.
November 12, 2018

Accenture Deploys New Software License Management Application on Digital Asset’s Distributed Ledger Platform

NEW YORK; Nov. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its first transactions using a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based application that delivers enhanced enterprise software asset management capabilities. The new application uses Digital Asset’s smart contract language, DAML , to model and enforce software license events throughout their lifecycle, from origination to purchase, which simplifies tracking, usage and audit functions.


 

November 12, 2018

Accenture Interactive Acquires Swedish Customer Relationship Management Firm Kaplan

STOCKHOLM; November 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Stockholm-based Kaplan , a provider of data-driven customer relationship management services, that transforms customer experiences through strategic, analytical, technology, and creative solutions. The acquisition strengthens Accenture Interactive’s ability to provide customers with end-to-end experience transformation services in the Nordics.