Accenture

Accenture

Multinational management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. It is located in Dublin, Ireland and was founded in 1989.

Accenture is a Dublin-based company that specializes in offering professional services in business strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations. Each service has various technologies and employees dedicated to it.

Product and Services

The Accenture Strategy services combines industry expertise with analytics to aid clients in making optimal business decisions. The company creates strategies around a zero-based mindset with the intention of discovering non-working money for a company and then reinvesting it into the company in a productive way.

The consulting services bring together experts in business with data-collecting actions such as research, incubation, and prototyping, to aid clients in finding business success. Accenture consults on topics such as technology, customer insight and growth, supply chain and operations, and more.

The Accenture Digital service consists of various software that can improve a client's business. The software aids clients in aspects of their business such as the use of interactive platforms to increase business and the use of artificial intelligence for transformative outcomes.

The technology services is presented to clients in order to help them integrate technologies such as cloud and infrastructure systems and data analytics. Specific services that are offered include platform services, software engineering services, and technology consulting.

Accenture Operations offers a service called SynOps, which is a human-machine operating engine. It utilizes data, applied intelligence, digital technologies and human talent to transform the business operations of their clients.

Timeline

May 18, 2020

Accenture acquires Byte Prophecy.

March 6, 2020

Accenture acquires Context Information Security.

January 31, 2020

Accenture signs an agreement to acquire the Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft practices from Sierra-Cedar.

January 2020

Accenture agrees to acquire Symantec's Cyber Security Services business.

June 26, 2019

Accenture acquires BCT Solutions.

BCT Solutions, a privately held technology consultancy that is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture.

May 15, 2019

Accenture was named the Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk magazine for the fourth consecutive year.

January 2019

Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme steps down for health reasons that were previously disclosed in July 2016.

2019

In its 2019 fiscal year, Accenture invests nearly US$1.2 billion globally on 33 acquisitions to acquire critical skills and capabilities in strategic, high-growth areas of the market.

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Ankan Mohanty

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Brittany Greathouse

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David Campbell

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Florian Hildebrand

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Juan David Mendieta

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Luis Taylor

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Scott Keys

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Wouter Bron

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Accenture Releases Blockchain Solution For Employee Benefits

Luke Fitzpatrick

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April 16, 2019

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June 26, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received three 2020 Pega Partner Awards from Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises, including Partner of the Year for the eighth year in a row. The awards recognize Accenture's proven ability to drive business transformation and client value with Pega technology., , , , Accenture received the following awards: , , , , , , • Partner of the Year -- for overall excellence and achievements in end-to-end tr...
SI Reporter
June 26, 2020
@bsindia
At 10:15 am, the S&P BSE Information Technology index was ruling over 4 per cent higher at 14,983 levels.
June 25, 2020
WebWire
Just 10% of companies were on the right path to building customer-centric supply chains that are resilient and enable growth prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). While supply chains have traditionally been a driver of efficiencies and scale, the report discusses how their role in recent years has evolved beyond mere efficiency and toward lasting growth., , , , Based on a global survey of 900 senior executives from nine major industries across 1...
Katherine Davis
June 18, 2020
AmericanInno
Ten days into his new role as Accenture's Midwest lead, Covid-19 hit.
FinSMEs
June 15, 2020
FinSMEs
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May 25, 2020
WebWire
Verizon has secured agreements from 22 communities in New York that will allow the company to invest heavily in its 4G LTE network and build out its next-generation wireless networks. The cities of Auburn, Binghamton, Corning, Poughkeepsie, Schenectady, Syracuse, White Plains and Yonkers, the towns of Camillus, Cicero, Gates, Irondequoit, Manlius, Niskayuna, Sweden, the villages of Arcade, Minoa, Naples Phoenix, Port Dickinson, and Webster, and the County of Erie, have all approved agreeme...
May 19, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Byte Prophecy, an automated insights and big data analytics company based in Ahmedabad, India, to meet the growing demand for enterprise-scale AI and digital analytics solutions across the region., , , , The acquisition will add nearly 50 data science and data engineering experts, with a particular focus on insight automation, to Accenture Applied Intelligence. The move will deepen existing consulting and technology capabilities that help clients in areas...
FinSMEs
May 18, 2020
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Sai Ishwar
May 18, 2020
@bsindia
The acquisition will add nearly 50 data science and data engineering experts, with a particular focus on insight automation, to Accenture Applied Intelligence division
Omar Faridi
May 18, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Accenture and Fujitsu announce launch of HyperLedger Cactus, an open-source blockchain integration framework.
April 23, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Intel and the Philippines-based Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation have developed a new solution powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor, characterize and analyze coral reef resiliency. The solution -- the work product of Project: CORaiL, an initiative the three organizations created in 2019 -- has been deployed in a reef in the Philippines since last year., , , , Coral reefs are some of the world's most diverse ecosystems, with more than eight hundred spe...
Thor Olavsrud
April 21, 2020
CIO
To find specific information in a million-plus contracts, the global professional services company turned to natural language processing and AI, launching a legal analytics hub in the process.
April 20, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Gekko, a leading French Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services company. The acquisition would expand Accenture's AWS resources in France to support enterprise migrations and development on cloud platforms, which has become the foundation for innovation and business transformation., , , , The acquisition requires prior consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the tran...
Debasis Mohapatra
April 11, 2020
@bsindia
TCS will hold its board meet the next day (April 16) for approval of its financial statements
April 6, 2020
The Economic Times
Accenture is one of the largest employers in the IT sector, hiring an average of about 2,500 people every month in India in the last one year.
Neha Alawadhi
April 6, 2020
@bsindia
Rao was the Vice Chairman in the previous year, and succeeds Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services
March 20, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP have launched a co-developed solution for upstream oil and gas companies based on SAP S/4HANA® Cloud. Using intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the SAP S/4HANA Cloud solution for upstream oil and gas helps clients to further increase visibility into operations and cash flow., , , , Now generally available globally, SAP S/4HANA Cloud for upstream oil and gas is a scalable solution that can help oil and gas companies reduce total cos...
SI Reporter
March 20, 2020
@bsindia
In the past one month, the Nifty IT index has slipped 32.3 per cent
March 11, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the inaugural Verdantix 2020 Green Quadrant for Operational Excellence Digital Services report. , , , , The Verdantix Green Quadrant assessed the capabilities of the 12 most prominent vendors in the market on their ability to meet customer demands for operational excellence digital services. That is defined as consulting engagements that blend knowledge of industrial processes with digital technologies, to deliver improvements in oper...
March 11, 2020
The Economic Times
Accenture was the top acquirer of companies in the last 30 months. It outdid itself in 2019, making a total of 24 deals - a 50% increase from 2018, showed data from Hampleton Partners' IT and business services M&A market report.
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