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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.

Key Points: 
  • 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'

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Key Points: 
  • 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'

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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 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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Accenture Named a Leader in Everest Group’s Veeva PEAK Services Matrix Assessment 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 12:59pm

b"Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in Everest Group\xe2\x80\x99s Veeva PEAK Services Matrix\xc2\xae Assessment 2021 report.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Key Points: 
  • b"Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in Everest Group\xe2\x80\x99s Veeva PEAK Services Matrix\xc2\xae Assessment 2021 report.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210503005172/en/\nEverest Group\xe2\x80\x99s Veeva Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2021 (Graphic: Business Wire)\nVeeva helps life sciences enterprises manage customer databases, track drug development, and organize clinical trials.
  • Earning a leadership position in the Veeva PEAK Services Matrix Assessment is a testament to our teams\xe2\x80\x99 expertise and successful partnering with our clients.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe Everest Group Veeva PEAK Services Matrix\xc2\xae Assessment analyzed IT service providers' Veeva services capabilities, including market trends for Veeva service and enterprise sourcing considerations highlighting the strengths and limitations of each service provider.
  • We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

Despite Digital Acceleration, Banks Still Lack Ability to Achieve Peak Productivity from Technology Investments, Accenture Report Finds

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 11:38am

b'A new report by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found banks must extend and scale digital technologies across operations to achieve future-readiness while facing rising consumer expectations and regulatory requirements.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Key Points: 
  • b'A new report by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found banks must extend and scale digital technologies across operations to achieve future-readiness while facing rising consumer expectations and regulatory requirements.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • A key example is the progress the banking industry has made in automating transactional tasks in recent years.
  • Nearly three-fifths (58%) of banks have achieved wide or full-scale automation of these tasks, a four-fold increase from just 14% three years ago.
  • Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries.

Demand for Digital Services Could Displace $280B of Traditional Insurance Premiums by 2025, According to Accenture Report

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 7:59am

b'Rising demand for digital insurance premiums and their online distribution is expected to displace US$280 billion of current insurance revenues by 2025, challenging current customer retention levels, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).\nThis press release features multimedia.

Key Points: 
  • b'Rising demand for digital insurance premiums and their online distribution is expected to displace US$280 billion of current insurance revenues by 2025, challenging current customer retention levels, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWhile the industry will remain resilient and grow, the pace of technology and societal change is coming faster than expected.
  • Insurers that reimagine how they run their business and engage their customers with digital experiences will be positioned for success.
  • As cyber threats rapidly rise, coverage and risk-mitigation services related to cyber threats are expected to generate another US$25 billion.

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Cygni to Expand its Cloud First and Software Engineering Capabilities

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 7:59am

b"Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Cygni , a cloud-native, full-stack development firm that helps companies transform their business through advanced technical software development services and innovative technical solutions.

Key Points: 
  • b"Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Cygni , a cloud-native, full-stack development firm that helps companies transform their business through advanced technical software development services and innovative technical solutions.
  • The terms of the transaction, which Accenture announced on March 29, were not disclosed.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • The acquisition adds approximately 190 software developers to Accenture Cloud First, bringing a highly skilled, cloud-native, full-stack engineering team with cloud, data, and modernization skills across multiple platforms and industries.\nCygni will further enhance the global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First .
  • Accenture and its logo are trademarks of Accenture.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210421005973/en/\n"