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Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Linkbynet, A Leading French Cloud Services Provider

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 9:14am

b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire Linkbynet , a leading French cloud services provider specializing in cloud optimization and managed services, cloud transformation and cloud security.

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  • b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire Linkbynet , a leading French cloud services provider specializing in cloud optimization and managed services, cloud transformation and cloud security.
  • The addition of the company\xe2\x80\x99s team of more than 900 highly skilled professionals, who hold 400 certifications from major cloud providers such as Alibaba, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, would further enhance the global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First .\n\xe2\x80\x9cAcquiring Linkbynet would be another strategic step in strengthening our Accenture Cloud First capabilities,\xe2\x80\x9d said Karthik Narain, global lead, Accenture Cloud First.
  • We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.
  • Accenture and its logo are registered trademarks of Accenture.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005353/en/\n'

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Linkbynet, A Leading French Cloud Services Provider

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 9:15am

b'PARIS and MONTREAL, May 11, 2021 /CNW/ -Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire Linkbynet, a leading French cloud services provider specializing in cloud optimization and managed services, cloud transformation and cloud security.

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  • b'PARIS and MONTREAL, May 11, 2021 /CNW/ -Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire Linkbynet, a leading French cloud services provider specializing in cloud optimization and managed services, cloud transformation and cloud security.
  • "Linkbynet\'s talented team would bring deep cloud and engineering specialization, managed services, sophisticated technology tools and cybersecurity intelligence.
  • "\nPatrick and Stphane Aisenberg, co-founders of Linkbynet said, "We are proud to be one of the first French cloud-native players and a pioneer in the synergistic models between technological transformation (cloud adoption), security and cloud managed services.
  • "\nOver the past 24 months, Accenture has made a number of strategic investments to expand and enhance its cloud services capabilities.

More Citizens are Accessing Social Services and Want Proactive and Personalized Experiences, Accenture Report Finds

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 8:59am

b'A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found that many citizens have acquired significant new caregiving responsibilities at home during the pandemic, yet most are unaware of what social services are available to them.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found that many citizens have acquired significant new caregiving responsibilities at home during the pandemic, yet most are unaware of what social services are available to them.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005106/en/\nCitizens want more proactive and personalized services from their social services agencies (Photo: Business Wire)\nThe report , \xe2\x80\x9cSocial Services: Lead with Impact ,\xe2\x80\x9d found that while more than half (57%) of citizens surveyed said that the response of their social service agencies to the COVID-19 pandemic has been strong, the majority (89%) said they lack sufficient guidance on what social services they are eligible to access.
  • We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.
  • Accenture and its logo are registered trademarks of Accenture.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210511005106/en/\n'

Accenture and Shiseido Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Shiseido’s Digital Transformation

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:59am

b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Shiseido are establishing a joint venture to accelerate Shiseido\'s digital transformation as part of the strategic partnership the two companies announced on Feb. 9.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Shiseido are establishing a joint venture to accelerate Shiseido\'s digital transformation as part of the strategic partnership the two companies announced on Feb. 9.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210510006019/en/\nThe joint venture, called Shiseido Interactive Beauty, will include approximately 250 digital, information technology (IT) and other skilled resources from both Shiseido and Accenture.
  • I am confident that together with Accenture, we can create new beauty experiences that customers have never experienced before and transform the beauty industry.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe joint venture will use data and advanced technology to create new beauty experiences through enhanced digital marketing.
  • Accenture and its logo are registered trademarks of Accenture.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210510006019/en/\n'

Navitaire Expands Investment in Cloud With Move of Digital Platform

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Navitaire, an Amadeus company, has passed another milestone on its journey to deliver more cloud-enabled solutions with the migration of its Navitaire Digital Platform and Navitaire NDC Gateway to Microsoft Azure.

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  • b'Navitaire, an Amadeus company, has passed another milestone on its journey to deliver more cloud-enabled solutions with the migration of its Navitaire Digital Platform and Navitaire NDC Gateway to Microsoft Azure.
  • This progress represents a key step in Navitaire\xe2\x80\x99s accelerated move of services to the public cloud.\nThe Navitaire Digital Platform provides modern technology applications to let carriers connect, communicate, sell and inform.
  • Navitaire continues to invest in this strategy through development of new cloud-enabled solutions and the migration of additional services to the cloud.
  • Navitaire has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Amadeus Group.

Accenture Appoints Jill Kramer as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer as of June 1, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:34pm

b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Amy Fuller, chief marketing & communications officer, will retire from the company at the end of the fiscal year, Aug. 31, 2021.

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  • b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Amy Fuller, chief marketing & communications officer, will retire from the company at the end of the fiscal year, Aug. 31, 2021.
  • Jill Kramer, currently global head of brand, will succeed Fuller effective June 1, 2021, and will become a member of the company\xe2\x80\x99s Global Management Committee.\nKramer brings more than 20 years of leadership in advertising and marketing.
  • Since joining Accenture, Kramer has driven significant change, expansion, and reinvention of Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s advertising and brand which has led to record increases in the quality and efficiency of Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s marketing programs.\n\xe2\x80\x9cI am delighted that Jill Kramer will be stepping into this role,\xe2\x80\x9d said Julie Sweet, Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s chief executive officer.
  • She led numerous innovations including a full transformation of the marketing and communications function \xe2\x80\x94 from new approaches to integrated planning through data and analytics.

Accenture Boosts Digital Platform Deployment Capabilities with Acquisition of Assets from ThinkTank

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 12:59pm

b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it is acquiring assets from ThinkTank, a Denver-based digital engagement technology company.

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  • b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it is acquiring assets from ThinkTank, a Denver-based digital engagement technology company.
  • ThinkTank\xe2\x80\x99s cloud-based, intelligent stakeholder engagement platform assets and team will join Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s Intelligent Platform Services group, strengthening Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s capabilities and resources to help clients quickly and effectively deploy and adopt enterprise software applications.
  • ThinkTank will also extend myConcerto\xe2\x80\x99s intelligent automation capabilities and provisioning of industry-specific business process templates for agile, continuous delivery.
  • The Accenture Intelligent Platform Services group works with leading platform providers to help clients leverage new platform technologies and ways of working to generate the most value.\nAccenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security.

Accenture Acquires Electro 80 to Help Resources Companies Modernise Operations and Become More Efficient

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 2:44am

b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Electro 80, a leading provider of operational technology (OT) for resources clients in Australia, including mining, energy, engineering, construction and utilities companies.

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  • b'Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Electro 80, a leading provider of operational technology (OT) for resources clients in Australia, including mining, energy, engineering, construction and utilities companies.
  • The acquisition expands Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s local digital OT capabilities, which help asset-intensive companies make manufacturing and production operations safer and more efficient.
  • The acquisition also strengthens Accenture\xe2\x80\x99s local capabilities for Industry X , which helps clients digitise their manufacturing, operations and engineering.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • As part of Accenture, we will bring integrated solutions at scale that transform the way capital projects are planned, managed and executed.

Asana to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Financial Results on June 3, 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'Asana, Inc. (NYSE: ASAN), a leading work management platform for teams, announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2022 on Thursday, June 3, after the close of the U.S. markets.\nIn conjunction with the announcement, the company will host a webcast on the same day at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time (4:30 p.m. Eastern time) to discuss the financial results.\nAsana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives.

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  • b'Asana, Inc. (NYSE: ASAN), a leading work management platform for teams, announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2022 on Thursday, June 3, after the close of the U.S. markets.\nIn conjunction with the announcement, the company will host a webcast on the same day at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time (4:30 p.m. Eastern time) to discuss the financial results.\nAsana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives.
  • Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Asana has more than 93,000 paying organizations and millions of free organizations across 190 countries.
  • Global customers such as Accenture, Estee Lauder, Japan Airlines, Sky and Viessmann rely on Asana to manage everything from company objectives to digital transformation to product launches and marketing campaigns.
  • For more information, visit www.asana.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210503005080/en/\n'

Accenture Interactive Named World’s Largest Digital Agency Network by Ad Age for Sixth Straight Year

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 1:59pm

b'Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive , part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest digital agency network for the sixth consecutive year.\nThe analysis \xe2\x80\x94 based on an evaluation of the global and U.S. revenues of more than 500 agencies, networks and companies in 2020 \xe2\x80\x94 appears in Ad Age\xe2\x80\x99s Agency Report 2021, published today.

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  • b'Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive , part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest digital agency network for the sixth consecutive year.\nThe analysis \xe2\x80\x94 based on an evaluation of the global and U.S. revenues of more than 500 agencies, networks and companies in 2020 \xe2\x80\x94 appears in Ad Age\xe2\x80\x99s Agency Report 2021, published today.
  • 2020 gave brands a blank slate to reimagine their products and services as well as how they interact with their customers.
  • We expect these to continue to be big areas of focus this year and in the years to come.\xe2\x80\x9d\nAccenture Interactive ranked as follows:\nCalendar year 2020 was a milestone year for Accenture Interactive.
  • Accenture Interactive is ranked the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest digital agency by Ad Age and has been named a Most Innovative Company by Fast Company.