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|Bid||181.28 x 1200|
|Ask||186.98 x 800|
|Day's Range||183.91 - 185.33|
|52 Week Range||132.63 - 186.68|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.09|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||26.76|
|Earnings Date||Jun 27, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (1.64%)|
|1y Target Est||183.86|
Accenture (ACN) is announcing the acquisition of Deja vu Security, a privately held company that specializes in security design and testing of enterprise software platforms and internet of things (IoT) technologies. The Seattle-area company has become part of Accenture Security’s Cyber Defense offerings. Serving some of the world’s largest technology companies, Deja vu Security provides a full range of security services designed to strengthen business applications and increase cyber resilience by integrating security throughout the product development lifecycle.
Seven-episode series is hosted by Accenture’s Brent Chaters and technology reporter Amber Mac
TORONTO , June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched Marketing Disrupted, a seven-episode podcast series focusing on key themes and challenges that chief marketing officers (CMOs) face in this age of digital disruption. Through interviews with forward-thinking CMOs and other leaders, the series highlights the explosive pace of technology and its impact on the challenges of today's CMO.
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Accenture (ACN) has been ranked number one in the HFS Research Top Ten Report for Google AI Services 2019, which assessed and rated the Google artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities of service providers across execution, innovation and client feedback criteria. “Accenture committed and invested in its relationship with Google early on, which shows they have skin in the game in terms of making Google’s technology relevant to enterprise clients,” said Reetika Fleming, research director, HFS Research.
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Accenture (ACN) today announced that Michael J. Redding, managing director of Accenture Ventures, has been named to the Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) Powerlist 2019. Redding ranks #9 on the list of the top 100 corporate venturing leaders worldwide, in recognition of his strategy and leadership capabilities. The annual GCV Powerlist assessed more than 2,200 corporate venturing units worldwide based on an evaluation of thought leadership, vision, and demonstrated motivational abilities, as well as its portfolio of acquisitions, investments and business partnerships.
The aerospace and defense (A&D) industry will be more affected by artificial intelligence (AI) than by any other major emerging technology over the next three years, according to Aerospace & Defense Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (ACN) that predicts key technology trends likely to redefine business. The study also underscores the growing importance of reskilling programs as a competitive lever. AI, comprising technologies that range from machine learning to natural language processing, enables machines to sense, comprehend, act and learn in order to extend human capabilities.
The Carter Center has added more than 30 high-profile Georgia business leaders to its leadership advisory group.
“The Big Zero” by Accenture Strategy shows how companies can shift resources to fund innovation and growth
Accenture (ACN) has been named as a Leader in Forrester’s latest report on Salesforce implementation service providers. Of the 12 vendors evaluated, Accenture received the highest scores in the ‘Current Offering’, ‘Strategy’ and ‘Market Presence’ categories. According to the report, “Accenture has the largest, broadest, and most global Salesforce practice” and “a substantial base of experience across all major Salesforce clouds — including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Commerce Cloud, Platform, and MuleSoft.
Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 27, to discuss its third-quarter fiscal year 2019 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
Efma and Accenture (ACN) today launched the seventh Customer Insight & Growth Banking Innovation Awards, formerly known as Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards. Retail banks worldwide are invited to submit their innovative projects showcasing new and original digital strategies in customer experience.
Accenture (ACN) and Avanade have been jointly recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a leader in worldwide Microsoft implementation services, based on current capabilities and future strategies. The report, “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services 2019 Vendor Assessment” (doc #US45034818, May 2019), evaluated 10 leading global Microsoft Enterprise Implementation Services providers across a range of lifecycle services including design, build, and integrated functions, including implementation of all Microsoft enterprise business solutions. Accenture and Avanade were evaluated as a single entity for this report because their go-to-market strategies and capabilities for Microsoft services are tightly integrated.
Accenture (ACN) and Corteva Agriscience (NYSE:CTVA) announced today during a press conference with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, a collaboration bringing together non-profit groups, higher education organizations, and government leaders to help individuals and educators in Jefferson, Iowa, acquire technology skills while remaining in their rural communities. Together with the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), the pilot program is designed to train students and educators in rural Jefferson – a community of 4,300 people 65 miles northwest of Des Moines – in high-demand, high-value software development technology skills.
An emerging supergroup of employees and consumers is adding intense pressure to already challenged C-suite leaders who are navigating tough economic, technological and geo-political environments — further threatening company growth, a new Accenture (ACN) study finds. The ‘Whole-Brain Leadership: The New Rules of Engagement for the C-suite’ report from Accenture Strategy — which is based on interviews with 200 C-suite executives and a survey of more than 11,000 employees and consumers globally — identified a new influential group of stakeholders with the power to either destabilize or uplift businesses. Combined with other disruptive forces, like emerging technologies and new market entrants, this group is motivating the C-suite to implement a human-centered approach to leadership.
A new report by Accenture (ACN) has found that, as digital becomes increasingly more critical in all aspects of healthcare, organizations must master a new set of emerging digital technologies to deliver convenient and effective care. According to the report, Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision, nearly all (94%) of the 221 health executives surveyed said they believe emerging technologies have accelerated the pace of innovation over the past three years. However, while technology investments have progressed, healthcare organizations must do more to meet rising consumer and employee expectations for when, where and how they experience care.
Accenture (ACN) is helping Rive Gauche accelerate digital transformation by moving its IT infrastructure to Microsoft Azure cloud. The transition is creating a modern and flexible environment that enables increased responsiveness, security and scalability, while reducing Rive Gauche’s IT infrastructure expenses by approximately 20 percent. Accenture worked with the company to create a cloud strategy and then collaborated with Microsoft to migrate Rive Gauche’s infrastructure to Microsoft Azure, as well as develop a target architecture for SAP S/4HANA®.
Accenture (ACN), Faurecia and Affectiva are collaborating to innovate driver safety and in-car infotainment for occupants. The “Connected Car Lab” is a digital product and service innovation facility that fits into a car to allow Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, to ideate, test and develop applications and experiences for the car cabin of the future. The Connected Car Lab, which was developed with help from Accenture Industry X.0, features a connected vehicle platform that gathers data about driver behavior and conditions inside the car cabin as well as outside the vehicle.
More than half of consumers said they would pay more for sustainable products designed to be reused or recycled, according to results of a survey from Accenture (ACN). The survey of 6,000 consumers in 11 countries across North America, Europe and Asia, results of which were previewed at the American Chemistry Council (ACC) Annual Meeting today, found that while consumers remain primarily focused on quality and price, 83% believe it’s important or extremely important for companies to design products that are meant to be reused or recycled. Nearly three-quarters (72%) of respondents said they’re currently buying more environmentally friendly products than they were five years ago, and 81% said they expect to buy more over the next five years.
Accenture (ACN) today announced it has received three 2019 Pega Partner Awards from Pegasystems Inc., including Partner of the Year for the seventh year in a row. The awards recognize Accenture’s essential role in delivering transformational business outcomes and client value from Pega solutions. Accenture has won 24 Partner Awards since 2011, more than any other alliance partner to date.