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Accenture (ACN) today introduced INTIENT™, a technology platform that vastly improves the continuity and flow of data across life sciences enterprises, supporting the delivery of ground-breaking treatments for patients. Building upon Accenture’s market-proven platforms for research, clinical development, pharmacovigilance and patient services, INTIENT enables the rapid integration of new technology, and advanced analytics powered by Accenture Applied Intelligence.
Accenture Interactive (ACN) has been named the 2019 Digital Experience Solution Partner of the Year for EMEA by Adobe, a global leader in Customer Experience Management. Adobe presented Accenture Interactive with the honor at Partner Day at Adobe Summit in London. “Accenture Interactive and Adobe’s collaboration continues to deliver exceptional customer experiences,” said Matt Strawn global alliance lead, Accenture Interactive.
Accenture (ACN) has once again been named the Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk magazine for excellence in serving clients across global commodity markets — marking the fourth consecutive year that Accenture has received the award. Announced recently at the Energy Risk annual awards in Houston, the award underscores Accenture’s growth and work in helping clients improve their commodities trading and risk management operations with services and solutions including new and emerging digital technologies. The growth of Accenture’s commodity trading business in 2018 was driven by helping clients advance transformational programs to increase revenues, streamline business and technology operations, integrate newly acquired businesses, and optimize the end-to-end commodity value chain.
Despite its potential to provide tremendous economic and social benefits, extended reality (XR) carries new physical, mental and social risks that require business leaders to proactively design, build and deploy XR tools and business models responsibly from the start, according to a new report from Accenture (ACN). Waking Up to a New Reality: Building a Responsible Future for Immersive Technologies,” published in collaboration with the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA), examines how extended reality (XR) — which includes virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and a growing range of other immersive tools — is already creating new value well beyond the worlds of gaming and entertainment.
Accenture (ACN) has expanded the Accenture Federal Digital Studio (Studio) in Washington, D.C., nearly doubling its size to more than 20,000 square feet and expanding its diverse team of designers, developers, data scientists, technologists and other digital experts. Together they work side by side with clients, to quickly provide the digital solutions that federal leaders need to transform their agencies. Providing leading service-design methods and advanced technology expertise, the Studio helps federal agencies deliver better experiences for their customers and workforces and advance mission outcomes at a speed and scale beyond what is possible with traditional methods.
Accenture (ACN) has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 “Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies,”1 marking the second consecutive year that its Experience Agency, Accenture Interactive, has been recognized as a Leader in the global research and advisory firm’s annual assessment of global marketing agencies. According to Gartner, to be considered for inclusion, agencies must “…demonstrate comprehensive capabilities in digital transformation initiatives, marketing services, creative and content services, technology implementation, innovation as a service (IaaS), digital commerce capabilities, and data and analytics.
Accenture (ACN) is helping Occidental Petroleum, an international oil and gas exploration and production company, accelerate the transformation of its information technology architecture in support of its business objectives. Accenture, working with Occidental since 2016, is continuing to collaborate on ways to streamline core business processes from the back office to field operations to improve operational agility and efficiency and unlock business value. Targeted benefits include reduced downtime and operational cost as well as enhanced production using digital capabilities.
Accenture (ACN) has been selected by Hawaiian Airlines (HA) to support recruiting efforts for the company’s recently opened information technology (IT) center in greater Phoenix. Drawing on its expertise in developing proactive recruiting models to deliver high-value, IT-focused and skilled talent, Accenture will help create a recruitment program that is closely integrated with the airline’s corporate strategy and human capital strategies. Hawaiian Airlines expects to hire more than 100 IT professionals for its Phoenix Technology Center.
N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie (Gasunie), a European gas infrastructure company, and Accenture (ACN) have built and deployed a new digital natural gas transport management system (GTMS), designed to help better manage the Dutch gas grid, which transports natural gas, hydrogen and green gas from biomass. The new system, operating at the heart of the Netherlands’ critical and complex gas infrastructure, provides control-room dispatchers and maintenance personnel with accurate information at the right time, 24 hours a day. Based on advanced gas management system software from Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, the GTMS enables the monitoring and control of the Dutch gas grid.
As more markets adopt open banking — which mandates banks to open their systems to third parties — it will be increasingly critical for banks to ensure the security of not only their networks, but those of their ecosystems partners as well, according to a report from Accenture (ACN) that predicts key technology trends in banking over the next three years. According to the Accenture Banking Technology Vision 2019, while consumers trust banks to securely hold their data, maintaining that trust as the industry shifts toward open banking will require banks to strike the right balance between robust security and easy-to-use customer experiences. “Security is only as good as the weakest link in the network of ecosystem partners, and the global trend toward open banking is increasing the spiderweb of interconnectivity among banks and third parties — creating additional points of weakness and vulnerability in banks’ network security,” said Alan McIntyre, global head of Accenture’s Banking practice.
Accenture (ACN) and FieldCore, Inc., (“FieldCore”) a GE company, have successfully automated and streamlined disparate human resources and payroll systems following the merger of several entities into FieldCore’s industrial field services organization that operates in 63 countries and has more than 12,000 employees. Accenture was selected to implement an online human resources, time and payroll management system for more than 3,000 FieldCore employees across 27 European countries.
TORONTO , May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The cost to Canadian companies from malware and people-based cyberattacks, such as phishing and social engineering, was an average of US$9.25 million in 2018, according to new research by Accenture (ACN) and the Ponemon Institute. Based on interviews with more than 2,600 security and information technology (IT) professionals at 355 organizations worldwide, including 179 senior leaders from 25 companies in Canada , Accenture's 2019 "Cost of Cybercrime Study" found that globally, the cost to companies due to malware increased 11 per cent, to more than US$2 .6 million per company, on average, and the cost due to malicious insiders — defined as employees, temporary staff, contractors and business partners — jumped 15 per cent, to US$1 .6 million per organization, on average.
Accenture (ACN) and SAP SE (SAP) announced they are co-developing and co-innovating to accelerate the development of the SAP® C/4HANA platform and build industry-specific solutions that elevate digital customer experiences. The initiative, called Project Elevate, includes the formation of industry consortia with key market leaders in automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM), business-to-business component manufacturing and utilities to help define and design these industry-specific experiences. The solutions will be built on the market-leading SAP C/4HANA cloud-based solution portfolio and leverage deep product knowledge and industry experience from Accenture Interactive and Accenture Technology.
Accenture (ACN) has completed its acquisition of Droga5, one of the most innovative and influential creative agencies. The New York-based agency is now part of Accenture Interactive, boosting its capabilities as an Experience Agency able to design, build and run customer experiences that grow brands and businesses. The acquisition of Droga5, previously announced on April 3, adds more than 500 employees to Accenture Interactive, bringing unparalleled brand expertise, creativity and strategic rigor to help clients reinvent their brand experiences and meaningfully connect people with brands.
“Accenture is honored to be the winner of two SAP Pinnacle Awards for 2019, as it showcases the strength of our innovative work for clients in partnership with SAP,” said Christophe Mouille, senior managing director and Global SAP Business Group Lead at Accenture. The SAP S/4HANA Partner of the Year — Large Enterprise award recognizes an SAP partner for its impact on the success of large enterprises using SAP S/4HANA software.
Leading advertising trade publication Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive (ACN) the largest digital agency worldwide in its Agency Report 2019, published today. This is the fourth consecutive year in which Accenture Interactive was ranked at the top of the digital leaderboard. The Ad Age Agency Report 2019 includes agency rankings based on worldwide and U.S. revenues in 2018.
TORONTO , April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - A small number of innovative chief marketing officers (CMOs) are helping their organizations generate shareholder returns 11 per cent higher than those of their industry peers by delivering hyper-relevant customer experiences, according to a new report from Accenture (ACN). Based on a survey of nearly 1,000 CMOs and more than 500 CEOs at the world's largest organizations, including more than 100 Canadian C-level leaders representing 13 industries, the report — Way Beyond Marketing – The Rise of The Hyper-Relevant CMO — found that 17 per cent of pioneering CMOs are driving transformational change at the highest levels of their organizations, helping them respond quickly to changing customer needs by rewiring their organizations to enable better integration and collaboration and deliver superior customer experiences.
Accenture (ACN) has released a groundbreaking new project for one of Sweden’s largest energy suppliers, Stockholm Exergi. Dubbed Memory Lane, the solution works with Google Voice Assistant and uses a unique conversational artificial intelligence which allows people, particular the elderly, to capture memorable stories for future generations while also providing companionship. Memory Lane is being used by Accenture Interactive and Stockholm Exergi to address the challenges of elderly loneliness and provide an innovative social solution.
Accenture (ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Zielpuls, a technology consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 in the design of smart products and services for automotive companies and will be expanded to support clients in the medical technology, industrial equipment and high-tech industries.
Accenture (ACN) has been awarded a blanket purchase order agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that blends core information technology (IT) services with ongoing and new modernization priorities for DOE technology systems and infrastructures. With a potential value of $2 billion and a five-year performance period, the CIO Business Operations Support Services (CBOSS) contract covers general IT support, telecommunications, cybersecurity, systems architecture and engineering, and shared services. Under the terms of the CBOSS contract, Accenture Federal Services (AFS) will support DOE’s plan to migrate from an on-premises service model to a modern, cloud-based IT services model that will incorporate leading-edge, commercially available products and services.
Accenture has been positioned as overall Market Leader in Everest Group’s Finance and Accounting Outsourcing — Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2019.
The smart home was intended to make consumers’ lives easier, safer, and more enriching but despite substantial hype and industry investment, smart home technology is yet to be fully adopted by consumers. This is according to Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) The Dock whose report “Putting the Human First in the Future Home” combines detailed global qualitative research with quantitative research to look at consumers’ behaviors and routines and how the influence of emerging technology impacts their identity and motivations — and crucially, the tensions that arise. Meanwhile Chinese consumers are more likely to spend less time in their home than consumers in any other country at 43 percent.
It's why, according to Research and Markets, the global managed service market could see a CAGR of 11.23% over the next three years thanks to new technological advancements. As we begin to see further growth, it's creating a wealth of opportunity for companies such as Nerds on Site Inc. (CSE: NERD)(OTCQB: NOSUF), Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), and Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN). Mobile IT solutions company, Nerds on Site Inc. (NERD)(NOSUF) is quickly expanding in Florida, launching its signature NERD parade in Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North PortFlorida.
A team from the University of Florida has won this year’s U.S. Accenture Innovation Challenge and will work with Accenture (ACN) to provide management consulting services to help the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, address food insecurity and reduce hunger in and around college communities — the focus of this year’s Challenge.
Traditional responses to business disruption, such as one-off business transformation and fast-follower approaches, are outdated and won’t be enough to help companies achieve sustainable growth and weather the challenges that lie ahead, according to a new book by Accenture (ACN). “Pivot to the Future: Discovering Value and Creating Growth in a Disrupted World” argues that the emergence of a new wave of technologies — including artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, 5G and quantum computing — requires businesses to continuously reinvent themselves using new management and capital-allocation strategies. Built on Accenture’s rigorous multiyear study of thousands of businesses across 30 industries, a candid account of its own reinvention, and insights from its extensive work with its global clients, “Pivot to the Future” provides new practical approaches to help business leaders make bold, sometimes contrarian, strategic decisions that can unlock millions of dollars trapped in today’s core businesses — value that can be used for the disruptive innovation that drives future prosperity.