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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

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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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.
March 9, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Changi Airport Group (CAG) which operates the world's seventh busiest airport for international traffic establish and operate a digital factory to continuously re-invent the airport's passenger experience and transform operations., , , , Known as DIVA -- for digital, innovation, ventures and analytics, the factory is designed to help CAG develop, experiment and launch new digital products and services -- from conceptualization to market launch, using new ways of...
March 6, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Context Information Security, a leading cyber defense consultancy, previously owned by parent company Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed., , , , Founded in 1998 and headquartered in London, Context is one of the most recognizable and respected information security service providers in the U.K. and in global financial services. The company provides high-end cyber defense, intelligence-driven red team, vulnerability research and in...
February 28, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Mudano, a strategic data consultancy to U.K. financial services firms., , , , The acquisition enhances Accenture's analytics, data and artificial intelligence (AI) transformation capabilities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed., , , , Mudano's team of industry-focused data professionals will join Accenture Applied Intelligence. Mudano was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in London, with a presence in Edinburgh, Scotland., , , , ...
February 28, 2020
The Economic Times
Manish Sharma, group operating officer at Accenture operations, takes charge of the $6 billion unit with over 141,000 employees on March 1, as part of Accentures recent reorganization. "I dont want my people anywhere in the world to do boring jobs. We call it MRPT -- measurable, repeatable, predictable and transaction work -- that our people will not do," Sharma told.
February 25, 2020
WebWire
Businesses believe that 5G will be the most revolutionary network evolution yet but still have concerns about the technology's security, according to the results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN)., , , , Based on a survey of more than 2,600 business and technology decision makers across 12 industry sectors in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, the study found that four in five respondents (79%) believe that 5G will have a significant impact on their organization -- includin...
Isabelle Kirkwood
February 18, 2020
BetaKit
Two tech organizations have recently announced new members to their teams. Here's a breakdown of who is joining, and what they bring to the table.
February 3, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Mudano, a strategic data consultancy to U.K. financial services firms, further enhancing its analytics, data and artificial intelligence (AI) transformation capabilities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed., , , , Mudano's team of industry-focused data professionals will join Accenture Applied Intelligence, which employs more than 20,000 professionals worldwide who help clients scale AI, including 6,000 data scientists, data engineers and...
January 31, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an agreement to acquire the Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft practices from Sierra-Cedar. The acquisition will fortify Accenture's leading position in the Workday ecosystem and broaden Accenture services to higher education and government organizations seeking to transform core software systems for human resources, finance, accounting and student services., , , , "We are focused on our clients' priorities for more efficient, secure, transparent and cust...
Barbara Harvey
January 29, 2020
Harvard Business Review
Are employers up to the task?
January 27, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it is the first company to achieve SAP-certified integration with the SAP® Model Company service, which can accelerate custom deployment of SAP S/4HANA by as much as 30 percent1. This certification distinguishes Accenture's intelligent enterprise solutions for oil and gas and life sciences companies, which the company delivers through its Accenture myConcerto® platform. These solutions include preconfigured, industry-specific processes of SAP Model Co...
IANS
January 25, 2020
The Hindu
Global professional services firm Accenture which provides content moderators for big tech firms has asked its moderators to sign a form, explicitly acknowledging that their job could cause post-traumatic stress disorder.
BBC News
January 25, 2020
BBC News
Content moderators review hundreds of disturbing images each day for social media sites.
By James Pero For Dailymail.com
January 24, 2020
Mail Online
The waiver is the most overt acknowledgement that moderation jobs, which involve watching distributing videos that often depict violence and pedophilia, can often lead to PTSD.
January 22, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) collected no. 1 rankings in two recent reports by industry analyst firm HFS Research. The first report covers services providers for Industry 4.0; the second assesses service providers for the Internet of Things (IoT)., , , , According to HFS Research, Industry 4.0 -- also called the fourth industrial revolution -- is the growing effect automation and data exchange technologies have on manufacturing. These technologies can make manufacturing more productive, reduce its...
January 13, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced changes to its growth model and Global Management Committee, effective March 1, 2020., , , , Accenture will organize its market-leading capabilities into four services: Strategy & Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations. The company will manage its business through three geographic markets -- North America, Europe, and Growth Markets -- instead of operating groups. Accenture will continue to go to market by industry and will expand its global in...
January 15, 2020
WebWire
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an intelligent operations center in the Niagara region that serves as the hub for its newly launched intelligent sales and customer operations business., , , , Spanning 68,000 square-feet in downtown St. Catharines, the new "Niagara North" location is Accenture's second in the region and the company's third intelligent operations center in Canada, with similar sites in nearby Thorold, Ontario ("Niagara South") and Fredericton, New Brunswick. The company plans...
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