|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||158.19 - 160.10|
|52 Week Range||132.63 - 175.64|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.26|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.50|
|Earnings Date||Mar 20, 2019 - Mar 25, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.85%)|
|1y Target Est||169.13|
U.S. government workers are receptive to learning and using new intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and welcome opportunities to augment their skill sets according to a study released today by Government Business Council (GBC), the research division of Government Executive Media Group, and underwritten by Accenture Federal Services (AFS). “The Federal workforce knows the potential benefits of AI and that intelligent technologies are coming — but what workers don’t yet know is how it will affect and amplify their work,” said Britaini Carroll, a human capital workforce lead at Accenture Federal Services.
A group of contractors tasked with moderating graphic and disturbing content on Facebook say their employer, Accenture, is enforcing a series of heavy-handed restrictions at work, Business Insider reports, citing a new internal memo. The restrictions say Accenture’s content moderators in Austin, Texas, can’t use their phones at their desk and can’t take “wellness” breaks during the first or last hour of their shift, or leave the building during those breaks. Unlike full-time employees, Accenture’s contractors can’t invite guests to the building for lunch, the memo reads.
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For all the concern over accidents involving driverless cars, including Tesla’s troubles with its limited self-driving Autopilot mode, it’s easy to forget one of the supposed virtues of autonomous vehicles: They will make the roads safer. Peate, 40, previously started a company called Hixme, a provider of group health insurance.
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The Tampa Bay managing director of global tech consulting firm Accenture had a bold statement to make in front of a packed room filled with technology entrepreneurs and innovators on Friday: This is a post-digital age. "So does that mean digital is dead?" said Stuart Brown, managing director for Accenture's Tampa Bay office.
Expedia Singapore offers the best mobile experience in Southeast Asia, according to a study of 45 most trafficked travel brands in the region by Google and Accenture Interactive. First, a caveat: Google and Accenture have been in partnership since 2016 to sell solutions to clients that can improve their mobile user experience, hence the study […] The post Expedia Winning at Mobile in Southeast Asia: New Study appeared first on Skift.
Cyber Daily: Carmakers Cope with New Cyber Threats; CISOs Overstressed, Study Says Cyber Daily: Carmakers Cope with New Cyber Threats; CISOs Overstressed, Study Says By Kim S. Nash Good day. The auto sector stands to lose more in sales and other assets due to cyberattack than those historic favorites among hackers: banks, health-care organizations and retailers, according to research from Accenture.
outsourced more than 100 back office roles out of the UK only months before announcing the relocation of its headquarters to Asia, said current and former employees of the consumer appliances maker. The privately owned group also said there would be no impact on its workforce in Britain as a result of the move and stressed its commitment to the country, with only two top executives set to transfer to its new HQ.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A compromise on border and immigration enforcement cleared Congress on Thursday, giving President Donald Trump just a sliver of the money he wanted for his border wall. The White House said Trump would sign the bill and then declare a national emergency to try to shift money to wall-building from elsewhere in the federal budget. The bill, which averts another government shutdown, includes many other provisions. A look at some of the major elements:
Accenture (ACN) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) have won a Global Telecoms (“Glotel”) Award for their collaboration on an innovative customer service solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent analytics to help Verizon customers resolve issues quickly and easily. Known as the “Glotels,” the Global Telecoms Awards recognize innovation in advancing and transforming today's telecom industry. Accenture and Verizon’s award, in the “AI and automation initiative of the year” category, acknowledges the success of their solution, which helps proactively steer customers to an AI-powered digital assistant that uses interpretive AI to provide an enhanced, consistent and personalized customer-service experience.
Accenture (ACN) has completed its acquisition of Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, further strengthening its ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management space globally. Headquartered in Switzerland, Orbium is the largest services provider for the Avaloq Banking Suite — a leader in digital and core banking software for the banking and wealth management industry, used by more than 150 banks and wealth managers worldwide. A market leader in the delivery of Avaloq-enabled business transformation projects, Orbium has triple the number of Avaloq-certified specialists of any other company and is authorized to provide training for Avaloq professional certification.
Accenture (ACN), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM) and Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) have collaborated to develop and pilot a solution that embeds eye tracking technology in a mobile virtual reality (VR) headset to reinvent how brands and retailers gather critical consumer data and perform market research. The Accenture Extended Reality (XR) practice developed the VR merchandising solution utilizing a Qualcomm® VR reference design headset, powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile VR Platform.
Now the spotlight has turned to the information companies hold about their employees. , means that, despite following rigorous data protection policies, it has been told to compensate staff whose personal details were posted on the internet by a disgruntled employee in 2014. Morrisons is waiting for the UK’s Supreme Court to rule on its appeal.
Accenture (ACN) has appointed Dr. Athina Kanioura chief analytics officer and global lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence, effective immediately. Dr. Kanioura succeeds Narendra Mulani who will retire from the company. Dr. Kanioura joined Accenture in 2005.
Unsatisfied with healthcare’s status quo, millennial and Gen Z consumers in the U.S. are paving the way for non-traditional care models, such as retail clinics, virtual and digital services, according to results of an Accenture survey released today at HIMSS19.
Enterprise Update: SYMC, CHKP, PANW, SAP, QCOM, INTC, and MU(Continued from Prior Part)Restructuring to cost ~$1.0 billion SAP SE (SAP) wants to reconfigure its business structure, a reorganization it estimates will cost up to ~$1.0 billion. The
As CEO of Accenture, Pierre Nanterme pushed the global consulting company to expand rapidly, acquire outside talent and rethink its mission over the past eight years. Accenture named David Rowland as interim chief executive. Mr. Nanterme, who enjoyed bantering with American colleagues in his heavily accented English, was the third CEO of Accenture since 2001, when Andersen Consulting renamed itself.
Accenture (ACN) has completed its previously announced transaction with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software based in Canada, under which select professional-services employees at Zafin — based in Canada, India and the U.K. — have joined Accenture’s global Financial Services practice. The acquisition provides Accenture with additional technical integration and development capabilities that will help financial institutions to improve their pricing, personalization and product configuration, without having to replace their legacy systems. The completion of the acquisition follows the establishment of an alliance between Accenture and Zafin and a recent investment by Accenture Ventures in Zafin.
The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organization’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalized realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (ACN) that predicts key technology trends that will redefine businesses over the next three years. According to this year’s report, “The Post-Digital Era is Upon Us — Are You Ready for What’s Next?,” the enterprise is at a turning point.
“This is so much more than an office,” said Accenture Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Paul Daugherty. “This Accenture San Francisco innovation hub is where we’ll bring everything together, pioneering new ways to work with clients and applying technology innovations.”
Accenture (ACN) today opened a flagship innovation hub in San Francisco’s iconic Salesforce Tower. The hub is a state-of-the-art destination where clients work side-by-side with Accenture teams to rapidly ideate, prototype and scale innovative products and services for the digital economy. As part of its investment in the Bay Area, Accenture is also adding 500 highly skilled technology jobs by the end of 2020 and expanding its national apprenticeship program.
Accenture's (ACN) Applied Intelligence Studio in Johannesburg will enable mining companies address key challenges and priorities.
Ninety-five percent of utilities executives agree that the risk of electricity consumers going largely off the grid and only using it as occasional backup will increase significantly in the next two years, according to a study from Accenture (ACN), conducted as part of the company’s Digitally Enabled Grid research program. In fact, almost half (48 percent) of the respondents said that parts of their grid will reach maximum capacity in three years or less, with only 1 percent believing it will take longer than five years. The proportion of both residential and commercial consumers with rooftop solar photovoltaics in the markets modelled could even exceed 15 percent by 2036 in some markets, such as California.
Accenture (ACN) has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg. The studio will apply the latest in data science and artificial intelligence technologies with new data sources for real-time co-creation of innovative digital solutions that can help mining companies solve some of their hardest analytical problems. “Volatile commodity prices, rising input costs and changing global demand for commodities require mining companies to rethink their strategies and business models to remain competitive,” said Rachael Bartels, a senior managing director who leads Accenture’s mining business globally.