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|Bid||157.00 x 900|
|Ask||169.99 x 800|
|Day's Range||158.88 - 160.05|
|52 Week Range||132.63 - 175.64|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.26|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.51|
|Earnings Date||Mar 20, 2019 - Mar 25, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.83%)|
|1y Target Est||169.13|
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2019 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors,.
Investor Ideas turned to cybersecurity expert Roger Cressey at Liberty Group Ventures, LLC for insight into the sector and what is needed to address current and future threats. Cressey was formerly with Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), Good Harbor Consulting, held senior cyber security and counterterrorism positions in the Clinton and Bush Administrations and was an on-air counterterrorism analyst with NBC News.
Accenture (ACN) has been named a Leader in Forrester’s latest report on global continuous testing services. Accenture believes that application delivery has shifted from large-scale, project-based system implementations to a more continuous evolution of IT systems. This means software testers must evolve to become quality engineers that use real-time, insight-driven approaches, augmented by artificial intelligence, analytics and autonomous frameworks—a vision outlined in a recent Accenture whitepaper.
Accenture has been positioned as a Leader in the inaugural Everest Group Healthcare Analytics Services PEAK Matrix ™ Assessment 2019.
Accenture (ACN) is partnering with and made a minority equity investment in Splice Machine, an emerging platform company for operational artificial intelligence (AI). Working together, Accenture and Splice Machine can help clients implement an AI-fueled platform that can better manage large data transformation projects and enable improved, faster decision-making and encourage innovation at scale.
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.