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Accenture Expands Services for Private Equity Clients with Impendi Acquisition

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Impendi, a sourcing and procurement services provider with a focus on private equity clients, expanding a critical capability to Accenture’s growing offerings for this industry. Impendi helps private equity companies “make sourcing and procurement decisions that increase their profitability and… Read More

UK’s 6point6, a Cybersecurity Firm, Acquired by Accenture

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of 6point6, a U.K. technology consultancy, specializing in cloud, data, and cybersecurity. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s strategy and architecture capabilities, “with a particular emphasis on central government, defense and security, and financial services.” The acquisition was previously “announced… Read More

Accenture Expands Digital Transformation Capabilities for Italy’s Public Sector with Strategic Acquisition

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an agreement to acquire Customer Management IT and SirfinPA, a pair of jointly-owned Italian technology consultancies supporting the public sector and specializing in justice and public safety. The acquisition aligns with Accenture’s focus “on helping Italian public service organizations build… Read More

Accenture to Enable Commercial Bank of Dubai’s Tech Transformation in Middle East

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed a strategic agreement with the Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) in order to drive its technology transformation program and “further enhance its banking services to personal and business customers.” Accenture will set up “a development center of excellence (COE) to… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Accenture and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Enable Adoption of Generative AI Tech

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced the two companies will collaborate to help developers and enterprise customers accelerate the adoption of advanced generative AI technology. Generative AI shows promise in “transforming software development and application modernization.” Building on its AI-focused strategic… Read More

Accenture to Introduce Network of Generative AI Hubs to Accelerate Use of Data and Innovative Technologies

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will launch a network of generative AI studios in North America where companies can explore ways to optimize and reinvent their business through the responsible use of generative AI applications. Clients interested in pursuing commercial uses of generative AI “will be able… Read More

Accenture Acquires Spain’s Cybersecurity Firm Innotec Security

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Innotec Security, a privately held company specializing in cybersecurity-as-a-service, cyber resilience and cyber risk management, expanding its capabilities and footprint in Spain. Innotec Security was previously owned by parent company Entelgy Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 2002… Read More

Latin America: Accenture Expands Cybersecurity Services Capabilities in LatAm with MNEMO Mexico Acquisition

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired MNEMO Mexico, a privately held company specializing in managed cybersecurity services. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in Mexico City in 2012, MNEMO Mexico “has 229 cybersecurity professionals and 180 cybersecurity industry certifications with key ecosystem partners.” The company’s portfolio… Read More

Accenture Acquires ON Service GROUP to Help Insurers in Germany Improve Operational Resiliency

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired ON Service GROUP, a provider of business process services, specialized in insurance operations. Terms of the transaction were “not disclosed.” Acquiring ON Service GROUP enhances Accenture’s capabilities “in insurance operations, expanding the range of services available to clients in Germany… Read More

Accenture Invests in Aliro Quantum to Support Secure Quantum Networks

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced an investment through Accenture Ventures in Aliro Quantum, a provider of multi-purpose, end-to-end entanglement-based secure quantum networks. The investment will help Accenture and Aliro equip clients “with secure quantum networks that establish safe and secure data and communications.” Quantum computing uses… Read More

China Digital Transformation Index: Only 2% of Firms Undertaking Essential Steps to Support Sustainable Growth

The latest edition of Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) China Digital Transformation Index shows that just 2% of Chinese companies are “undertaking the holistic, continuous digital transformation steps needed to drive long term, sustainable growth.” Samantha Zhu, chairperson of Accenture Greater China, said: “A convergence of external… Read More

Accenture, Workday to Help Firms Accelerate Finance Transformation

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Workday (NASDAQ: WDAY) are expanding their partnership to help organizations reinvent their finance functions to be more agile, data-driven and customer-centric. The companies are collaborating “to develop a suite of data-led, composable finance solutions that can be configured and reconfigured to… Read More

Accenture Bolsters Digital Healthcare Offering with Nautilus Consulting Acquisition

Global professional services firm Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced its acquisition of Nautilus Consulting, a top-tier digital healthcare consultancy in the U.K. that offers specialized Electronic Patient Record (EPR) solutions. In a statement, Accenture said the strategic move will amplify its capabilities in digital transformation, implementation,… Read More

CBDCs: Digital Dollar Project Launches Pilot with Western Union Focused on Cross-Border Payments

The Digital Dollar Project announced the completion of a pilot study conducted in collaboration with The Western Union Company, BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO Unibank) in the Philippines, and support from Accenture. This collaboration represents the Digital Dollar Project’s latest private sector efforts “in support of… Read More

Cybersecurity: Immersive Labs, Accenture to Address Global Cyber Talent Shortage

Immersive Labs, a firm focused on people-centric cyber resilience, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are working together to launch the Cyber Million program that aims “to solve the cybersecurity talent deficit by increasing access to one million entry-level cybersecurity operations jobs over the next decade.” The… Read More

Metaverse: Accenture, Changi Airport Group to Launch Digital Wonderland ChangiVerse

Changi Airport Group (CAG), in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE:ACN), has unveiled a metaverse experience called ChangiVerse, a fresh way for new audiences to connect with Singapore Changi Airport and explore its notable sights in the digital space. An immersive wonderland, ChangiVerse is reportedly “the first… Read More

Nationwide Building Society to Enhance Digital Payments System with Accenture, Form3

Nationwide Building Society has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Form3 to transform its digital payments infrastructure through the adoption of “a cloud native platform, aiming to enhance the customer experience with seamless, secure and fast transactions.” As digital payments continue to grow, the cost-efficient solution… Read More

Accenture Advances AI Research as Member of Corporate Affiliate Program at Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced its membership in the Corporate Affiliate Program of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), an organization dedicated to “guiding and building the future of artificial intelligence (AI).” Lan Guan, global lead of Cloud First Data & AI at Accenture,… Read More

Digital Transformation: Natwest, Accenture, Microsoft to Replace Outdated Frontline Architecture

NatWest announced that it is working cooperatively with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in order to build an innovative client engagement platform that will aim to replace its multi-system, legacy frontline architecture. As mentioned in the update, the platform will aim to integrate… Read More

High-Potential Tech Firms Chosen for Fintech Innovation Lab New York

Ten emerging tech firms have been chosen to participate in the 2022 Fintech Innovation Lab New York, which is a 12-week program “founded and run by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City.” The program aims to assist early- and growth-stage… Read More

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