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09-27-2018 06-28-2018 03-22-2018 12-21-2017 09-28-2017 06-22-2017 03-23-2017 12-21-2016
Actual EPS 1.58 1.79 1.58 1.79 1.48 1.52 1.33 1.58
Consensus EPS 1.55 1.71 1.5 1.66 1.47 1.5 1.3 1.49
Estimated EPS 1.55 1.71 1.5 1.66 1.47 1.5 1.3 1.49
Number of Estimates 11 12 12 14 14 13 13 14
EPS Surprise $0.03 $0.08 $0.08 $0.13 $0.01 $0.02 $0.03 $0.09

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Accenture PLC is a professional service company. It provides consulting, technology and outsourcing services to Communications, Media and Technology, Financial services, Health and Public service, Products and Resources segments.

Market Cap: 102 Billion

Primary Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Website: http://www.accenture.com

Shares Outstanding: 637 Million

Float: 634 Million

Dividend: 2.66 (1.65%)

Beta: 1.041145

Sector: Technology

Industry: Application Software

Short Interest (Jan 12, 2018): 9.4 Million

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 215 trading days

From: 2014-01-22 To: 2014-11-26

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New Report from Accenture Finds Gaps Between Federal Agencies' IT Adoption and Mission Objectives

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-17 06:59:00:000

A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that while U.S. federal agencies are accelerating the modernization of their information technology (IT) systems and infrastructures, there are significant gaps in aligning their technology priorities with mission objectives. In addition, des… read more...

Looking Through 2019 To The 2020's; Four Major Themes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 20:39:56:000

Added to very important fundamental, technical and other factors, shareholder value is most importantly driven by the underlying demand for products and services and the competitive position of the companies that supply to that demand. Its very easy to get distracted in these markets… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in Digital Process Automation by Independent Research Firm

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-13 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a leader in a recent report from Forrester Research that evaluates digital process automation (DPA) service providers and their role in elevating process automation initiatives from tactical, cost-saving efforts to critical components of a digital… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in Digital Process Automation by Independent Research Firm

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-13 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a leader in a recent report from Forrester Research that evaluates digital process automation (DPA) service providers and their role in elevating process automation initiatives from tactical, cost-saving efforts to critical components of a digital… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in Digital Process Automation by Independent Research Firm

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-13 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a leader in a recent report from Forrester Research that evaluates digital process automation (DPA) service providers and their role in elevating process automation initiatives from tactical, cost-saving efforts to critical components of a digital… read more...

Accenture acquires Adaptly

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 13:52:13:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) will acquire NYC-based digital media services company Adaptly for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Accenture to Acquire Adaptly to Bolster Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services Offering

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-12 11:05:00:000

Addition of digital media services company will strengthen Accenture Interactives ability to help clients transform the digital customer experience across the worlds largest digital platforms Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire NYC-based Adapt… read more...

Accenture acquires select assets from Zafin

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 10:26:31:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) forms a strategic alliance with Canadian financial services software provider Zafin. Accenture will serve as the preferred integrator of Zafin's platform as part of a joint go-to-market strategy. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, … read more...

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Atlanta's Technology Square

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-12 09:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in Atlanta as a destination where clients can co-innovate with their Accenture teams to ideate, rapidly prototype and then scale innovative products and services for the digital economy. Spanning 30,000 square feet of space, the inn… read more...

Accenture to Form Strategic Alliance with and Acquire Select Professional Services Assets from Financial Software Firm Zafin

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-12 08:29:00:000

Alliance and acquisition will enhance Accentures capabilities in financial services innovations, modernization and transformation and Zafins continued focus on developing market-leading software solutions Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to form a stra… read more...

Accenture Acquires PrimeQ, Further Strengthening its Digital Transformation Capabilities on Oracle Cloud

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-10 16:29:00:000

Acquisition makes Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud Systems Integrator in Australia and New Zealand Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired PrimeQ, one of Australias and New Zealands top Oracle Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud implementation service providers. With the add… read more...

Forrester To Acquire SiriusDecisions For Operational Consulting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 14:07:34:000

Quick Take Forrester ( FORR ) announced it has agreed to acquire SiriusDecisions for $245 million. SiriusDecisions operates as a business-to-business research and advisory company focused on operational consulting. FORR is acquiring the firm to complement its strategic focus with Siriu… read more...

Forrester To Acquire SiriusDecisions For Operational Consulting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 14:07:34:000

Quick Take Forrester ( FORR ) announced it has agreed to acquire SiriusDecisions for $245 million. SiriusDecisions operates as a business-to-business research and advisory company focused on operational consulting. FORR is acquiring the firm to complement its strategic focus with Siriu… read more...

Forrester To Acquire SiriusDecisions For Operational Consulting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 14:07:34:000

Quick Take Forrester ( FORR ) announced it has agreed to acquire SiriusDecisions for $245 million. SiriusDecisions operates as a business-to-business research and advisory company focused on operational consulting. FORR is acquiring the firm to complement its strategic focus with Siriu… read more...

MDC +24% on reported Accenture interest

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 15:11:34:000

MDC Partners (NASDAQ: MDCA ) jumps 24% on an AdWeek report that Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) is among the final bidders to acquire the network. More news on: MDC Partners Inc., Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Mortgage Cadence Enhances Enterprise Lending Center Through Integration with Radian Mortgage Insurance

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-06 09:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated Radians mortgage insurance (MI) service into its Enterprise Lending Center solution, further expanding on-platform access to top-tier services. Enterprise Lending Center (ELC) facilitates lending in all forward and… read more...

Most Traditional Energy Retail Utilities Lag Disruptor Brands in Delivering Customer Experience, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-06 07:59:00:000

Improving customer relevance and adopting new customer-centric capabilities is key to securing a competitive advantage Most traditional energy retail utilities lag behind disruptor brands new energy-market entrants and service providers from other industries when it co… read more...

Majority of Consumers Buying From Companies That Take A Stand on Issues They Care About and Ditching Those That Don't, Accenture Study Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-05 08:05:00:000

Purpose is now a powerful force helping companies build deeper consumer connections and improve competitiveness Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63 percent) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their person… read more...

Adobe Is Not For The Short Term - Cramer's Lightning Round (12/4/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 06:53:06:000

Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Tuesday, December 4 . Bullish Calls Booz Allen Hamilton Holding (BAH): Cramer thinks the stock is good but he prefers Accenture (ACN). Adobe (ADBE): The stock has run up a lot and it's not for the short… read more...

Siemens Selects Accenture to Run Its Business Intelligence Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-05 03:59:00:000

New contract will help Siemens accelerate its digital transformation and develop new data analytics and business intelligence solutions Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to run and maintain several of its digital managed services f… read more...

Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of New Content, a Brazilian Marketing Agency

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-04 08:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of New Content , a Brazilian content marketing agencyfounded in 2007 with more than a decade of experience as a leader in branded content. The Sao Paulo-based agency is now part of Accenture Interactive , helping tost… read more...

Future Systems: Tomorrow's Intelligent Enterprise Will be Built on Interconnected Systems of Technologies, Applications and People, Finds New Accenture Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-04 07:59:00:000

Thriving future systems will be boundaryless, adaptable, and radically human The world of enterprise IT is experiencing a seismic shift that is both technical and cultural, according to a new report on Future Systems from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Companie… read more...

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Dec. 20, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-04 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 20, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2019 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call. To participate, please dial +1 (800) 398-9367 [+1 (612) 288-03… read more...

Accenture Acquires Enaxis Consulting, a Provider of Digital Transformation Services to Oil and Gas and Airline Companies

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-03 13:59:00:000

Acquisition adds deep skills in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery Accenture(NYSE: ACN) has acquired Enaxis Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm with deep experience in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery focus… read more...

Accenture Names 762 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-03 08:59:00:000

Promotions reflect diversity of Accentures business and geographies and include record number of women Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 762 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women. This press release features multimedia. Vi… read more...

Accenture Expands Coding Tutorial to 15 Languages for 'Hour of Code' 2018, Providing More Opportunities for Students Around the World to Learn to Code

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-03 07:59:00:000

For the fourth consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is teaming up with Code.org to support Hour of Code , a global educational movement that reaches over 100 million students through a one-hour introduction to computer science. This year, in conjunction with Computer Science E… read more...

Efma and Accenture Launch 4th Annual Innovation in Insurance Awards

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-03 02:59:00:000

Applications now being accepted for program that recognizes the best innovations transforming the insurance sector Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have launched their fourth annual Innovation in Insurance Awards, inviting insurance and bancassurance companies and insurtechs to submit the… read more...

Accenture Helps Telefónica Transform the Customer Experience

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-03 02:59:00:000

Innovative program enhances experience for Telefnica customers across Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain and the UK Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has helped Telefnica, one of the worlds largest private telecommunications companies, transform its customer experience with a complet… read more...

Accenture Interactive completes acquisition of Kolle Rebbe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 10:56:37:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.4% ) has completed its acquisition of Kolle Rebbe. More news on: Accenture plc, Read more … read more...

Accenture Interactive completes acquisition of Kolle Rebbe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 10:56:37:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.4% ) has completed its acquisition of Kolle Rebbe. More news on: Accenture plc, Read more … read more...

Accenture Interactive completes acquisition of Kolle Rebbe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 10:56:37:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.4% ) has completed its acquisition of Kolle Rebbe. More news on: Accenture plc, Read more … read more...

Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of Kolle Rebbe

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-30 10:35:00:000

Acquisition of one of Germanys leading creative agencies will help Accenture Interactive create end- to-end brand experiences for clients Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Kolle Rebbe , one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its digital… read more...

Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of Kolle Rebbe

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-30 10:35:00:000

Acquisition of one of Germanys leading creative agencies will help Accenture Interactive create end- to-end brand experiences for clients Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Kolle Rebbe , one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its digital… read more...

Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of Kolle Rebbe

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-30 10:35:00:000

Acquisition of one of Germanys leading creative agencies will help Accenture Interactive create end- to-end brand experiences for clients Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Kolle Rebbe , one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its digital… read more...

Investing In Tech Stocks With High Profitability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 17:21:50:000

Most investors would agree on the fact that investing in high-quality stocks can be a great strategy to maximize returns and keep risks under control over the long term. However, implementing such a strategy is easier said than done. Like beauty, quality is in the eye of the beholder to some d… read more...

Investing In Tech Stocks With High Profitability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 17:21:50:000

Most investors would agree on the fact that investing in high-quality stocks can be a great strategy to maximize returns and keep risks under control over the long term. However, implementing such a strategy is easier said than done. Like beauty, quality is in the eye of the beholder to some d… read more...

Most Banks Plan to Offer Open Banking Services to Commercial Customers, with Many Expecting Double-Digit Revenue Growth as a Result, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-28 03:59:00:000

Commercial banking customers plan to use Open Banking to gain access to innovative services Most large banks said that providing Open Banking services for their commercial clients is a key strategic initiative in their digital transformation programs, and many expect Open Banking to hel… read more...

Most Banks Plan to Offer Open Banking Services to Commercial Customers, with Many Expecting Double-Digit Revenue Growth as a Result, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-28 03:59:00:000

Commercial banking customers plan to use Open Banking to gain access to innovative services Most large banks said that providing Open Banking services for their commercial clients is a key strategic initiative in their digital transformation programs, and many expect Open Banking to hel… read more...

Tracking Wallace Weitz's Weitz Investment Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 03:24:10:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Wallace Weitzs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Weitzs regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/13/2018. Please visit our Tracking Wallace Weitzs Weitz Investment Man… read more...

Tracking Wallace Weitz's Weitz Investment Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 03:24:10:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Wallace Weitzs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Weitzs regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/13/2018. Please visit our Tracking Wallace Weitzs Weitz Investment Man… read more...

Accenture will add 800 jobs to new hub

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 12:24:52:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) will add 800 new jobs to its new innovation hub in Toronto. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Opens Canada Innovation Hub in Toronto to Help Clients Reimagine Their Businesses for the Digital Economy

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-27 08:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened its new Canada innovation hub in the heart of Torontos business and technology district to help clients grow, compete and transform in the digital economy. As part of its investment in Canada, Accenture is also adding 800 new, highly skilled tec… read more...

ETS Selects Accenture for Transformation on the Cloud to Help Drive Innovation

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-27 07:59:00:000

ETS, the worlds largest private, non-profit educational testing and assessment organization, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to build, migrate, and manage its cloud environment. ETS has partnered with Accenture for its journey to cloud in order to address its digital transfo… read more...

Accenture and Amazon Web Services Extend Enterprise Transformation Leadership with Expanded Services and Dedicated Resources Designed to Accelerate Innovation

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-27 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) today announced newly expanded services and resources led by the Accenture AWS Business Group (AABG) to help clients accelerate their pace of innovation. Built around thecontinued collaboration between both organizations, the … read more...

New Accenture Study Forecasts End to 'Lucrative Inefficiencies' for $1 Trillion Capital Markets Industry as It Adapts to the Digital Age

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-27 03:59:00:000

Wealth and asset managers generate most of the industrys profits but struggle to find scale efficiencies and are highly exposed to squeeze scenarios A new study from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) shows how the capital markets industry can wring out historical inefficiencies in its busine… read more...

Accenture Expands Platform for Drug Discovery and Innovation with Creation of Life Sciences Partner Ecosystem

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-26 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has created an open partner ecosystem designed to help independent software vendors (ISVs) and life sciences companies team more effectively to accelerate drug discovery efforts and, ultimately, improve patient outcomes. The ecosystem is an integral part of the&#xA… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Oracle Worldwide Implementation Services Ecosystem

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-26 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oracle Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment. The report cites Accentures approach as combining innovation, industry, the breadth of Oracle services, and th… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Enhances Its Enterprise Lending Center Platform with Integration of Additional Capabilities from MGIC

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-20 09:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, enhanced its Enterprise Lending Center (ELC) loan-origination platform by providing additional integration capabilities with Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC). The two new ELC features electronic loan package docume… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Enhances Its Enterprise Lending Center Platform with Integration of Additional Capabilities from MGIC

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-20 09:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, enhanced its Enterprise Lending Center (ELC) loan-origination platform by providing additional integration capabilities with Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC). The two new ELC features electronic loan package docume… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Enhances Its Enterprise Lending Center Platform with Integration of Additional Capabilities from MGIC

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-20 09:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, enhanced its Enterprise Lending Center (ELC) loan-origination platform by providing additional integration capabilities with Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC). The two new ELC features electronic loan package docume… read more...

Accenture workers petition border patrol ties

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 14:43:33:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.3% ) workers are pushing back against the companys $297M, five-year commitment to help border patrol hire new agents. More news on: Accenture plc, Salesforce.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture workers petition border patrol ties

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 14:43:33:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.3% ) workers are pushing back against the companys $297M, five-year commitment to help border patrol hire new agents. More news on: Accenture plc, Salesforce.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture workers petition border patrol ties

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 14:43:33:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.3% ) workers are pushing back against the companys $297M, five-year commitment to help border patrol hire new agents. More news on: Accenture plc, Salesforce.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture workers petition border patrol ties

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 14:43:33:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.3% ) workers are pushing back against the companys $297M, five-year commitment to help border patrol hire new agents. More news on: Accenture plc, Salesforce.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture workers petition border patrol ties

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 14:43:33:000

Accenture ( ACN +1.3% ) workers are pushing back against the companys $297M, five-year commitment to help border patrol hire new agents. More news on: Accenture plc, Salesforce.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform Wins Two XCelent Industry Awards

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-14 07:59:00:000

Celent recognizes ALIP as a leader in technology and functionality categories Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has received two XCelent awards for its life insurance and annuity platform in a recent report from research and advisory firm Celent. In the report, North America New Busines… read more...

Accenture Helps Carlsberg Transition to the Cloud as Part of its Strategy to Accelerate Growth and Improve Margins

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-14 00:01:00:000

Digital transformation program designed to help 171-year-old brewery move to become a modern and agile enterprise Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has helped Carlsberg transition its information technology (IT) infrastructure to the public cloud as part of Carlsbergs strategy to be an intel… read more...

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Seattle, Adding 300 Jobs to City's Tech Community

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-13 13:29:00:000

New hub designed to help clients reimagine their businesses for the digital economy Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a newinnovation hubin the heart of Seattles business, financial and tech district. It is an immersive environment in which clients co-innovate wit… read more...

Accenture Deploys New Software License Management Application on Digital Asset's Distributed Ledger Platform

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 08:59:00:000

Application simplifies traceability of Accentures software licenses and improves the asset management lifecycle Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its first transactions using a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based application that delivers enhanced enterprise software ass… read more...

Accenture Interactive Acquires Swedish Customer Relationship Management Firm Kaplan

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 06:59:00:000

Kaplan strengthens Accenture Interactives customer experience offerings and data-driven marketing capabilities in the Nordics Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Stockholm-based Kaplan , a provider of data-driven customer relationship management services, that transforms custome… read more...

Accenture Named to 2019 List of Canada's Top Employers for Eighth Consecutive Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named one of Canadas Top 100 Employers for the eighth consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. At Accenture we strive to be a place whe… read more...

Accenture Named to 2019 List of Canada's Top Employers for Eighth Consecutive Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named one of Canadas Top 100 Employers for the eighth consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. At Accenture we strive to be a place whe… read more...

Accenture Named to 2019 List of Canada's Top Employers for Eighth Consecutive Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named one of Canadas Top 100 Employers for the eighth consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. At Accenture we strive to be a place whe… read more...

ProCredEx Announces Launch of Partner Program with National Government Services, Spectrum Health System, WellCare, Accenture, and The Hardenbergh Group

via: PR Newswire at 2018-11-08 08:00:00:000

TAMPA, Fla. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. and INDIANAPOLIS and GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. andCHICAGO and NORTHVILLE, Mich. , Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning a group of five leading health care enterprises, including National Government Services, Spectrum Health, WellCare Health Pl… read more...

The Technology Sector Has Become A Surprising Hotbed Of Dividend Growth Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 16:13:45:000

Technology Companies Become Dividend Growth Stocks If you, like me, use the Dividend Champions, Contenders, and Challengers document [CCC] as a basic source list of dividend growth stocks, we have witnessed an explosion of technology stocks over the past few years. When David Fish (R.I.P… read more...

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance and Invests in Data Analytics Firm Quantexa

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-07 02:59:00:000

Accenture Ventures-led agreement extends Accentures artificial intelligence and network analytics capabilities, will help banks fight financial crime Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has invested in and formed a strategic alliance with Quantexa , a leading data analytics firm that provides… read more...

Conduent To Acquire Health Solutions Plus For Payer Software

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 14:14:32:000

Quick Take Conduent ( CNDT ) announced it has agreed to acquire Health Solutions Plus for an undisclosed amount. Health Solutions Plus provides healthcare payer administration software. CNDT is acquiring HSP for its capabilities relative to expected continued growth trajectory in M… read more...

Accenture Research Shows CFOs Play a Growing Role in Digital Transformations at Financial Services Companies

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-06 07:59:00:000

Chief financial officers (CFOs) at banks and insurance companies are playing a growing role in digital transformation by leveraging new data and analytic technologies and by assuming greater influence in decisions about technology investments, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: … read more...

Most Electricity Distribution Utilities Are Optimistic and Expect Earnings to Grow Beyond 2025, According to Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-06 02:59:00:000

Growth hinges on ability to unlock new value by digitally transforming core processes andcapturing new business opportunities More than nine in 10 utilities executives (94percent) believe that their electricity distribution business earnings growth will remain under … read more...

Accenture Acquires Intrigo Systems, Expands its Capabilities in Digital Supply Chains

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-05 13:32:00:000

Acquisition includes deep experience and assets for faster, easier implementations of SAP Integrated Business Planning and SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired US-based Intrigo Systems, a leading provider of advisory and systems int… read more...

Accenture to Open New R&D Lab in Shenzhen, China, with a Focus on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Industry X.0

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-05 03:59:00:000

Newest Accenture Lab to be part of an Accenture Innovation Hub that promotes innovating at scale and co-creating solutions with clients Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will open an Accenture Lab in Shenzhen, China, in the first half of 2019 that will specialize in applied research and developme… read more...

Accenture acquires Kolle Rebbe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:30:55:000

Accenture ( ACN +0.3% ) acquires Kolle Rebbe, one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its digital-first approach. More news on: Accenture plc, Merger & acquisition news, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture acquires Kolle Rebbe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:30:55:000

Accenture ( ACN +0.3% ) acquires Kolle Rebbe, one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its digital-first approach. More news on: Accenture plc, Merger & acquisition news, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture acquires Kolle Rebbe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:30:55:000

Accenture ( ACN +0.3% ) acquires Kolle Rebbe, one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its digital-first approach. More news on: Accenture plc, Merger & acquisition news, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Interactive to Bolster Creative Capabilities by Acquiring Kolle Rebbe

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-02 05:05:00:000

Acquisition of one of Germanys leading creative agencies will help Accenture Interactive create end- to-end brand experiences for clients Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kolle Rebbe, one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its d… read more...

Accenture Interactive to Bolster Creative Capabilities by Acquiring Kolle Rebbe

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-02 05:05:00:000

Acquisition of one of Germanys leading creative agencies will help Accenture Interactive create end- to-end brand experiences for clients Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kolle Rebbe, one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its d… read more...

Accenture Interactive to Bolster Creative Capabilities by Acquiring Kolle Rebbe

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-02 05:05:00:000

Acquisition of one of Germanys leading creative agencies will help Accenture Interactive create end- to-end brand experiences for clients Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kolle Rebbe, one of Germanys leading creative agencies, known for its d… read more...

Accenture Names Jeffrey Russell President of Accenture in Canada

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-01 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has appointed Jeffrey Russell as president of Accenture in Canada, effective Dec. 1. He is succeeding Bill Morris, who will retire from the company at the end of February 2019. Russell is currently a senior managing director with responsibility for leading Accenture&… read more...

Staples' Recent Outperformance Of Tech Is Only Short Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 23:59:36:000

Over the past month, and especially over the past few weeks, the consumer staples sector (along with other traditional defensive types of stocks) have significantly outperformed technology stocks. The graph below shows the Consumer Staples Select SPDR ( XLP ) versus the tech-he… read more...

Blockchain's potential will continue to spur public and private investment

via: CNBC at 2018-10-31 09:00:00:000

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Citizen Comfort with AI Growing, Accenture Study Shows

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-31 06:59:00:000

Most voice no concerns over ethical and responsible use of AI by government Most citizens are equally or more comfortable using artificial intelligence (AI) for public and private services today compared with 12 months ago, according to findings of a multi-country survey by Accenture … read more...

Half of Companies on the Accenture Competitive Agility Index Experienced a Major Drop in Trust, Losing Out on $180B in Potential Revenues

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-30 08:32:00:000

A first of its kind analysis of more than 7,000 companies across 20 industries proves that trust is a critical component of competitiveness A decrease in stakeholder trust can have a substantial impact on a companys competitiveness, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE… read more...

Goldman Sachs: A market rebound is coming driven by company share buybacks

via: CNBC at 2018-10-29 09:17:00:000

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Final Report from the Canada-U.S. Council for Advancement of Women Identifies Clear Opportunity to Accelerate the Advancement of Women by Closing the Gap Between Commitment and Action

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-29 08:00:00:000

The Canada-U.S. Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders (the Council) released today its fifth and final pillar report, "Advancing Women as Leaders in the Private Sector. The report finds that despite a commitment to advancing women, many companies across … read more...

Companies Leading in Disability Inclusion Have Outperformed Peers, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-29 06:59:00:000

Companies that embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in their workforces have outperformed their peers, according to a new research report fromAccenture (NYSE:ACN) in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People w… read more...

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Innovation in Insurance Awards - North America

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 09:59:00:000

Winning insurance carriers continue to embrace new technologies to improve the customer experience Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of the first Innovation in Insurance Awards, N… read more...

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Innovation in Insurance Awards - North America

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 09:59:00:000

Winning insurance carriers continue to embrace new technologies to improve the customer experience Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of the first Innovation in Insurance Awards, N… read more...

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Innovation in Insurance Awards - North America

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 09:59:00:000

Winning insurance carriers continue to embrace new technologies to improve the customer experience Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of the first Innovation in Insurance Awards, N… read more...

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Innovation in Insurance Awards - North America

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 09:59:00:000

Winning insurance carriers continue to embrace new technologies to improve the customer experience Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of the first Innovation in Insurance Awards, N… read more...

Accenture Survey Identifies Citizens' Suggestions for Ways Governments Can Improve Services and Constituents' Lives

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 07:17:00:000

A survey from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has identified thousands of suggestions both practical and optimistic from U.S. citizens for how government can help make their lives easier. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire… read more...

Accenture Survey Identifies Citizens' Suggestions for Ways Governments Can Improve Services and Constituents' Lives

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 07:17:00:000

A survey from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has identified thousands of suggestions both practical and optimistic from U.S. citizens for how government can help make their lives easier. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire… read more...

Accenture Survey Identifies Citizens' Suggestions for Ways Governments Can Improve Services and Constituents' Lives

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 07:17:00:000

A survey from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has identified thousands of suggestions both practical and optimistic from U.S. citizens for how government can help make their lives easier. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire… read more...

Accenture Survey Identifies Citizens' Suggestions for Ways Governments Can Improve Services and Constituents' Lives

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 07:17:00:000

A survey from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has identified thousands of suggestions both practical and optimistic from U.S. citizens for how government can help make their lives easier. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire… read more...

In this market, investors won't even reward companies for good numbers

via: CNBC at 2018-10-23 11:13:00:000

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In this market, investors won't even reward companies for good numbers

via: CNBC at 2018-10-23 11:13:00:000

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High-Growth Companies Buck Trend of Declining Returns on Innovation, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-23 07:45:00:000

Only 14 percent of companies are successfully using innovation to unlock value Only one in seven companies is able to tap into the full potential of technology-enabled innovations, with most others missing out on an opportunity for both strong growth in profits and market capitalization… read more...

High-Growth Companies Buck Trend of Declining Returns on Innovation, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-23 07:45:00:000

Only 14 percent of companies are successfully using innovation to unlock value Only one in seven companies is able to tap into the full potential of technology-enabled innovations, with most others missing out on an opportunity for both strong growth in profits and market capitalization… read more...

Accenture Enables Interoperability Between Major Blockchain Platforms

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 16:59:00:000

Accenture enables business process synchronization between Digital Asset, R3 Corda, Hyperledger Fabric and Quorum distributed ledger platforms Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has developed and tested two technology solutions that enable two or more blockchain enabled ecosystems to integrate, sol… read more...

New Report from Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Proves that Distributed Ledger Technology Can Enable Equity Settlement

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 15:59:00:000

Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and R3 have published a report demonstrating the feasibility of clearing and settlement of securities using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The findings are a result of the third phase of Project Jasper, a collab… read more...

Accenture and Oracle Unveil Integrated Technology and Services Platform for Utilities to Help Clients Enhance Customer Experience

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 11:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle today unveiled an integrated technology and services platform for Utilities. The Accenture CustomerExperience as-a-Service Utilities Platform helps utility companies achieve more meaningful interactions with customers and employees by incorporating the … read more...

Accenture Integrates Oracle with Accenture myConcerto to Orchestrate Enterprise Transformation for Clients Using Advanced Oracle Technologies

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 07:59:00:000

Accenture myConcerto brings together leading platform capabilities, intelligent technologies and unmatched delivery capabilities for a new approach to transformation Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is integrating Oracle technologies with Accenture myConcerto, a fully integrated digital platform th… read more...

Accenture Agrees to Acquire Brazilian Content Marketing Agency, New Content

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 07:59:00:000

New Content will enhance Accenture Interactives ability to connect people and brands through strategic, relevant content experiences Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire New Content , an independent Brazilian content marketing agency, to strengthen its … read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrants for Data Center Outsourcing & Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services in North America and Europe

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in two 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant reports for data center managed services for North America and Europe. The reports Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, North Americ… read more...

Accenture Recognized with 11 Oracle Partner Awards at OpenWorld 2018 for Global Excellence and Performance

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a Platinum-level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has received 11 Oracle Partner awards in recognition of its sustained excellence, commitment and success in delivering innovative solutions to Oracle customers. Accentures awards were announced at Oracle O… read more...

Accenture acquires DAZ Systems, Inc.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 05:49:22:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) has acquired DAZ Systems, Inc. for an undisclosed term. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Merger & acquisition news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Acquires DAZ Systems, Inc. to Strengthen Its Oracle Cloud ERP Services, Expand Capabilities to Help Clients Become Intelligent Enterprises

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-21 21:45:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired DAZ Systems, Inc., a provider of Oracle ERP Cloud services with broad experience and assets that help organizations deploy and integrate enterprise performance management and human capital management applications. The acquisition further bolsters Accenture&#… read more...

Dividend Growth Portfolio 2018 Q2/Q3 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 18:24:21:000

Q2/Q3 Review My apologies for not publishing a Q2 review. Time was in short supply this summer between a new job and some vacations. The good news is the DGTR portfolio continued its solid performance in both quarters, delivering a 4.01% Q2 return and a 7.87% Q3 return, exceeding the S&amp… read more...

Dividend Growth Portfolio 2018 Q2/Q3 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 18:24:21:000

Q2/Q3 Review My apologies for not publishing a Q2 review. Time was in short supply this summer between a new job and some vacations. The good news is the DGTR portfolio continued its solid performance in both quarters, delivering a 4.01% Q2 return and a 7.87% Q3 return, exceeding the S&amp… read more...

Dividend Growth Portfolio 2018 Q2/Q3 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 18:24:21:000

Q2/Q3 Review My apologies for not publishing a Q2 review. Time was in short supply this summer between a new job and some vacations. The good news is the DGTR portfolio continued its solid performance in both quarters, delivering a 4.01% Q2 return and a 7.87% Q3 return, exceeding the S&amp… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader In Services For Next-Generation Oracle Applications Report by Independent Research Firm

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-19 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is positioned as a leader in Forrester Researchs new report on vendors for Oracle applications. Accenture received the highest scores allocated in 22 out of 24 criteria analyzed by Forrester to evaluate the strength of the providers current offering, stra… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader In Services For Next-Generation Oracle Applications Report by Independent Research Firm

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-19 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is positioned as a leader in Forrester Researchs new report on vendors for Oracle applications. Accenture received the highest scores allocated in 22 out of 24 criteria analyzed by Forrester to evaluate the strength of the providers current offering, stra… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader In Services For Next-Generation Oracle Applications Report by Independent Research Firm

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-19 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is positioned as a leader in Forrester Researchs new report on vendors for Oracle applications. Accenture received the highest scores allocated in 22 out of 24 criteria analyzed by Forrester to evaluate the strength of the providers current offering, stra… read more...

Accenture, Partnership Fund for New York City and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for New York FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-18 08:59:00:000

Program helps innovative financial technology entrepreneurs accelerate growth and solidifies New York Citys leadership position as fintech hub Applications are now being accepted for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the … read more...

Accenture and ServiceNow Announce Greater Collaboration To Drive Innovation In Europe

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-18 04:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced deeper investments with ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) to provide clients in Europe with Accentures full spectrum of digital transformation expertise and ServiceNows capabilities to improve business performance. This press release features mu… read more...

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Everest Group 2018 Finance and Accounting Digital Augmentation Suite Assessment

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-17 13:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN)has been named as a Leader in Everest Groups inaugural Finance and Accounting Digital Augmentation Suite (F&A DAS) Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix Assessment. Accenture has been positioned in the top category of Lea… read more...

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-17 09:59:00:000

Annual awards program showcases most innovative banking projects from across the globe Eight banks from South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East are winners of the sixth annual Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative projects in r… read more...

Accenture acquires financial consulting firm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 09:08:02:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires TargetST8 Consulting for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Acquires TargetST8 Consulting, Enhancing Its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Commercial and Corporate Lending

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-17 08:59:00:000

Specialty consulting firm provides digital and technology integration experience Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired TargetST8 Consulting , a privately held financial services consulting firm specializing in corporate and commercial lending, with offices in New York. Terms of the transa… read more...

Banks' Revenue Growth at Risk Due to Unprecedented Competitive Pressure Resulting from Digital Disruption, Accenture Study Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-17 03:59:00:000

Digital-only banks, fintechs and big tech companies are quietly gaining customers, while incumbents struggle to make strategic investments in their digital future New entrants to the banking market including challenger banks, non-bank payments institutions and big tech companie… read more...

Accenture myConcerto Platform Composes a New Approach to Enterprise Transformation

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-16 09:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has introduced Accenture myConcerto , an insight-driven, integrated platform that helps organizations boost their ability to innovate, amplify business results and accelerate their journey to becoming intelligent enterprises. Already in use with more than 60 client… read more...

Accenture and Zurich Benelux Apply Blockchain Technology to Help Streamline Customer Experience and Improve Transparency

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-16 00:59:00:000

Solution is to be rolled out to commercial customers through a self-service online portal Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Zurich Benelux have debuted a first-of-its-kind blockchain-based solution that helps the insurers customers in Benelux manage surety bonds. Surety bonds are thr… read more...

New Research from Accenture Gives Companies a Tool to Adopt Digital Technologies for Maximum Impact

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-15 20:59:00:000

Delivering Digital Dividends report identifies value-gaps that organizations should address when adopting and implementing technologies New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) gives clients a tool to help them derive maximum value from the adoption of digital technologie… read more...

2 Upcoming Dividend Increases

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 09:53:01:000

Introduction I love stocks that grow their dividends year in and out. Hopefully, you do too! If so, you are in the right place. The list is definitely light this week as we are in the tail end of the calendar year. More companies will announce their dividend increases during the first half o… read more...

2 Upcoming Dividend Increases

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 09:53:01:000

Introduction I love stocks that grow their dividends year in and out. Hopefully, you do too! If so, you are in the right place. The list is definitely light this week as we are in the tail end of the calendar year. More companies will announce their dividend increases during the first half o… read more...

2 Upcoming Dividend Increases

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 09:53:01:000

Introduction I love stocks that grow their dividends year in and out. Hopefully, you do too! If so, you are in the right place. The list is definitely light this week as we are in the tail end of the calendar year. More companies will announce their dividend increases during the first half o… read more...

2 Upcoming Dividend Increases

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 09:53:01:000

Introduction I love stocks that grow their dividends year in and out. Hopefully, you do too! If so, you are in the right place. The list is definitely light this week as we are in the tail end of the calendar year. More companies will announce their dividend increases during the first half o… read more...

2 Upcoming Dividend Increases

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 09:53:01:000

Introduction I love stocks that grow their dividends year in and out. Hopefully, you do too! If so, you are in the right place. The list is definitely light this week as we are in the tail end of the calendar year. More companies will announce their dividend increases during the first half o… read more...

TopLine Federal Credit Union Selects Mortgage Cadence's Loan Fulfillment Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-09 11:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence to provide Minnesota-based credit union with a comprehensive platform to enable increased growth TopLine Federal Credit Union (TopLine) selected Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) company, to modernize its mortgage operations using Mortgage Cadences full… read more...

TopLine Federal Credit Union Selects Mortgage Cadence's Loan Fulfillment Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-09 11:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence to provide Minnesota-based credit union with a comprehensive platform to enable increased growth TopLine Federal Credit Union (TopLine) selected Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) company, to modernize its mortgage operations using Mortgage Cadences full… read more...

Accenture's Mary Legere Receives Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced that Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, USA (Ret.), a managing director in Accenture Federal Services, has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award. Sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the award recognizes individuals w… read more...

Accenture's Mary Legere Receives Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced that Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, USA (Ret.), a managing director in Accenture Federal Services, has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award. Sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the award recognizes individuals w… read more...

Police Professionals Welcome New Technologies but Require Training and Enhanced Workforce Planning to Reap Benefits, Accenture Survey Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-08 08:59:00:000

Three-fourths (76 percent) of policing personnel expect that they will need new digital skills to be effective in their roles over the next three to five years, and half (50 percent) are willing to learn new digital skills if they receive the necessary training from their employer, according… read more...

Accenture Named Overall Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix(TM) Report for Open Banking IT Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-08 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned as highest Leader in the new Everest Group PEAK Matrix on Open Banking services. The report, Open Banking IT Services: Orchestrating Experiences in the Platform Economy Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2018 , p… read more...

ConvergeOne Acquires Advantel Networks For Integration Services

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 18:58:12:000

Quick Take ConvergeOne Holdings ( CVON ) has announced it has acquired Advantel Networks for an undisclosed amount. Advantel Networks operates as a data network and communication solutions integrator for enterprises. CVON management has a history of acquiring firms, and I expec… read more...

ConvergeOne Acquires Advantel Networks For Integration Services

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 18:58:12:000

Quick Take ConvergeOne Holdings ( CVON ) has announced it has acquired Advantel Networks for an undisclosed amount. Advantel Networks operates as a data network and communication solutions integrator for enterprises. CVON management has a history of acquiring firms, and I expec… read more...

ConvergeOne Acquires Advantel Networks For Integration Services

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 18:58:12:000

Quick Take ConvergeOne Holdings ( CVON ) has announced it has acquired Advantel Networks for an undisclosed amount. Advantel Networks operates as a data network and communication solutions integrator for enterprises. CVON management has a history of acquiring firms, and I expec… read more...

Workday Invests In Pymetrics For AI Recruitment Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 14:40:27:000

Quick Take Workday ( WDAY ) has made an investment in pymetrics recent Series B funding round of $40 million. Pymetrics is developing AI-powered human resources software for the enterprise market. WDAY launched a $250 million investment fund earlier in 2018 as the firm ra… read more...

Workday Invests In Pymetrics For AI Recruitment Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 14:40:27:000

Quick Take Workday ( WDAY ) has made an investment in pymetrics recent Series B funding round of $40 million. Pymetrics is developing AI-powered human resources software for the enterprise market. WDAY launched a $250 million investment fund earlier in 2018 as the firm ra… read more...

Workday Invests In Pymetrics For AI Recruitment Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 14:40:27:000

Quick Take Workday ( WDAY ) has made an investment in pymetrics recent Series B funding round of $40 million. Pymetrics is developing AI-powered human resources software for the enterprise market. WDAY launched a $250 million investment fund earlier in 2018 as the firm ra… read more...

Workday Invests In Pymetrics For AI Recruitment Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 14:40:27:000

Quick Take Workday ( WDAY ) has made an investment in pymetrics recent Series B funding round of $40 million. Pymetrics is developing AI-powered human resources software for the enterprise market. WDAY launched a $250 million investment fund earlier in 2018 as the firm ra… read more...

Cognizant Tech confirms Softvision acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 08:29:47:000

Cognizant Tech (NASDAQ: CTSH ) acquires Softvision, a digital engineering and consulting company focused on providing large companies with tech products like creating a video-streaming platform for Kaiser Permanente. More news on: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Accenture pl… read more...

Cognizant Tech confirms Softvision acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 08:29:47:000

Cognizant Tech (NASDAQ: CTSH ) acquires Softvision, a digital engineering and consulting company focused on providing large companies with tech products like creating a video-streaming platform for Kaiser Permanente. More news on: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Accenture pl… read more...

Cognizant Tech confirms Softvision acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 08:29:47:000

Cognizant Tech (NASDAQ: CTSH ) acquires Softvision, a digital engineering and consulting company focused on providing large companies with tech products like creating a video-streaming platform for Kaiser Permanente. More news on: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Accenture pl… read more...

Cognizant Tech confirms Softvision acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 08:29:47:000

Cognizant Tech (NASDAQ: CTSH ) acquires Softvision, a digital engineering and consulting company focused on providing large companies with tech products like creating a video-streaming platform for Kaiser Permanente. More news on: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Accenture pl… read more...

Accenture Recognized by Gartner for Critical Capabilities for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-03 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced that Gartner, Inc., in a new report 1 , has given Accentures Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) the highest score in the Individual New Business / Onboarding / Straight-Through Processing (STP) and Digital User Support use cases. It also… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract from U.S. Department of Agriculture to Build Cloud Solution Based on SAP HANA®

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-03 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract to build a new cloud solution for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Financial Officer. The contract, which has an estimated value of $501.2 million over a 10-year performance period, is part of the USDA&#x… read more...

CMO Collaborators Fill the Gap in the C-Suite to Drive Business Growth, Accenture Interactive Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-03 06:59:00:000

Ninety percent of organizations view the CMO as the connective tissue between different lines of business New global research released by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and conducted by Forrester Consulting reveals an opportunity for chief marketing officers (CMOs) to expand their remit by assumi… read more...

Accenture to Help AB InBev Improve Sales and Distribution Operations in Africa with new Distributor Management System

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-03 00:01:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping AB InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH), the worlds largest brewer, better manage its sales and distribution operations in Africa with the Accenture NewsPage Distributor Management System (DMS). A fully integrated distributor… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Everest Group 2018 SAP® SuccessFactors-Based Human Resources Business Process Services Assessment

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-02 11:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN)has been named a Leader in the inaugural SAP SuccessFactors -Based Human Resources Business Process Services (HR BPS) Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2018. Accenture is positioned as a market leader … read more...

Accenture Builds Virtual Reality Game with SAP Leonardo® to Provide More Therapy Options for People with Amputations

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-02 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has built an application on SAP Cloud Platform using SAP Leonardo technologies and virtual reality to help amputees overcome challenges when confronted with phantom limb pain. The Accenture Liquid Studio for SAP Leonardo in Brazil used an armband that uses S… read more...

The R.I.P. Portfolio's Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 12:06:38:000

The Retire In Peace portfolio , or R.I.P. portfolio , was first introduced to the Seeking Alpha ("SA") community in December 2015 and I have published quarterly articles that captured the activity and performance of the portfolio since that point in time. The companies that I write about o… read more...

Millennials Likely to Be the Biggest Spenders This Holiday Season, Accenture Survey Reveals

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-01 00:01:00:000

12 th Annual Accenture Holiday Shopping Survey finds U.S. consumer spending expected to increase this year Use of social media platforms for holiday shopping rising quickly Home for the holidays: Millennials also more likely to trade-up on quality of grocery goods and brands … read more...

9 Dividend Increases: September 24-28, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-30 05:30:21:000

I monitor dividend increases for stocks on my watch list of dividend growth stocks to identify candidates for further analysis. Companies can only increase their dividends regularly and sustainably if earnings grow sufficiently. The CCC List provides a good starting point, but I limit the … read more...

Accenture: Nothing 'New' Here, Strong Operating Results And Impressive Top Line Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 10:31:17:000

On September 27, 2018, Accenture ( ACN ) reported better-than-expected Q4 2018 earnings and strong top line growth but the market was not impressed, as shown by the fact that the stock finished the trading day down almost 3%. However, ACN shares are still outperforming the broader market ove… read more...

Accenture: Nothing 'New' Here, Strong Operating Results And Impressive Top Line Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 10:31:17:000

On September 27, 2018, Accenture ( ACN ) reported better-than-expected Q4 2018 earnings and strong top line growth but the market was not impressed, as shown by the fact that the stock finished the trading day down almost 3%. However, ACN shares are still outperforming the broader market ove… read more...

Reuters: Cognizant Technology could acquire Softvision for $550M

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 15:10:42:000

Cognizant Technology (NASDAQ: CTSH ) is in talks to purchase application developer Softvision for $550M, according to Reuters sources . More news on: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Accenture plc, International Business Machines Corporation, Tech stocks news, Read more ….. read more...

Accenture plc 2018 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 13:13:22:000

The following slide deck was published by Accenture plc in conjunction with their 2018 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

Accenture plc (ACN) CEO Pierre Nanterme on Q4 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 13:00:50:000

Accenture plc (ACN) Q4 2018 Results Earnings Conference Call September 27, 2018, 08:00 AM ET Executives Angie Park - Managing Director, Head of IR Pierre Nanterme - Chairman & CEO David Rowland - CFO Analysts Joseph Foresi - Cantor Fitzgerald Edward Caso - Wells Fargo… read more...

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: AAPL, ACN, CAG, MKC, RAD & more

via: CNBC at 2018-09-27 07:43:00:000

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Accenture issues guidance ahead of consensus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 07:05:24:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) reports revenue of $10.2B and bookings of $10.8B in FQ4 . More news on: Accenture plc, Consumer stocks news, Stocks on the move, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Accenture declares $1.46 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 07:00:13:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) declares $1.46/share semi-annual dividend , 9.8% increase from prior dividend of $1.33. More news on: Accenture plc, Dividend News, Read more … read more...

Accenture beats by $0.02, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 06:52:07:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ): Q4 GAAP EPS of $1.58 beats by $0.02 . Revenue of $10.15B (+10.9% Y/Y) beats by $140M . Shares -0.12% PM. Press Release More news on: Accenture plc, Earnings news and commentary, Consumer stocks news, read more...

Accenture Reports Very Strong Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Fiscal 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-27 06:49:00:000

-- For the fourth quarter, revenues increase 11% in both U.S. dollars and local currency, to $10.1billion; EPS are $1.58, a 7% increase; free cash flow is $1.9billion -- -- For full fiscal year, revenues increase 14% in U.S. dollars and 10.5% in local currency, to $39.6b… read more...

Notable earnings before Thursday's open

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 17:30:26:000

ACN , ANGO , CAG , CCL , CMD , MKC , RAD , SCHL For Seeking Alpha's full earnings season calendar, click here . More news on: Accenture plc, AngioDynamics, Inc., ConAgra Brands, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, , read more...

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Sept. 27, to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-26 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT tomorrow, Sept. 27, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call. To participate, please dial +1 (800) 230-1059 [+1 (612) 234-… read more...

Upwork IPO Looks Quite Undervalued At $11

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 13:34:23:000

On October 3 , the Upwork ( UPWK ) IPO will take place on Nasdaq ( NDAQ ). Upwork - a freelance marketplace with more than 375,000 freelancers, working in more than 180 countries. Previous IPOs this autumn were extremely successful, and the Upwork IPO has every chance to repeat the success … read more...

Wells Fargo positive on Accenture ahead of earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 11:57:53:000

Wells Fargo calls Accenture ( ACN +0.5% ) the best positioned global services provider in a new research update today. More news on: Accenture plc, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Game Plan For The Week - Cramer's Mad Money (9/21/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-24 07:38:45:000

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Friday , September 21. The job market has been the strongest in 49 years and the market is at all-time highs. This shows that the street thinks that tariffs may not hurt companies by much. "A company like … read more...

Stocks To Watch: Calling Up Animal Spirits

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 08:26:48:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. The animal spirits of investors appear to be revving up, with the Dow Jones Industr… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Calling Up Animal Spirits

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 08:26:48:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. The animal spirits of investors appear to be revving up, with the Dow Jones Industr… read more...

Cramer's game plan: Internalizing tariffs and getting ahead of good quarters

via: CNBC at 2018-09-21 18:13:00:000

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Accenture Introduces Ella and Ethan, AI Bots to Improve a Patient's Health and Care Using the Accenture Intelligent Patient Platform

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-21 08:30:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has enhanced the Accenture Intelligent Patient Platform with the addition of Ella and Ethan, two interactive virtual-assistant bots that use artificial intelligence (AI) to constantly learn and make intelligent recommendations for interactions between life sciences comp… read more...

Citizen Enthusiasm for Personalized Government Services and Digital Innovation Are on the Rise, Accenture Survey Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-20 07:07:00:000

Greater comfort with artificial intelligence a factor in increased expectations for government innovation Enthusiasm for artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to drive heightened citizen expectations for government innovation and personalized services, according to results of a multi-… read more...

Outdated Education and Workplace Training Put at Risk US$11.5 Trillion in Growth Promised by Intelligent Technologies, Finds Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-19 18:01:00:000

Investment in experiential learning, individualized learning and empowering vulnerable workers are the best paths to narrowing skills gap The economic promise of digital technologies is being put at risk by inadequate education and corporate training systems, according to Accenture (N… read more...

IBM launches bias-detection service for AI

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 10:56:58:000

IBM (NYSE: IBM ) introduces a cloud service that allows businesses to detect and mitigate bias in artificial intelligence. More news on: International Business Machines Corporation, Facebook, Microsoft Corporation, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Accenture Positioned as "Best in Class" for Oracle SaaS Implementation and Integration Services in Europe by Pierre Audoin Consultants

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-19 08:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as "Best in Class" in Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC)s inaugural analysis of software-as-a-service (SaaS) implementation providers in Europe. Accenture is ranked ahead of all providers included in the Oracle SaaS Implementation and … read more...

Accenture Launches Innovation Center for Salesforce to Help Clients Reimagine Their Businesses Through Innovative, Intelligent Experiences

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-19 07:59:00:000

Bringing to life the intelligent solutions Accenture (NYSE:ACN) can create for clients using Salesforce technologies, the company today launched a new Innovation Center for Salesforce in its San Francisco office, located in Salesforce Tower. This press release features multimedia. View t… read more...

Organizations Are Gearing Up for More Ethical and Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence, Finds Study

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-18 11:59:00:000

Ninety-two percent of AI leaders train their technologists in ethics; 74 percent evaluate AI outcomes weekly, says report from SAS, Accenture Applied Intelligence, Intel, and Forbes Insights A new study shows that business leaders are taking steps to ensure responsible use of artificial… read more...

Finding Smarter Beta: Momentum, Quality, And Low Volatility

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 09:32:54:000

Finding Smarter Beta Some time back I wrote a series of articles on mining the holdings lists of factor or smart-beta ETFs as a screening tool. The objective was to pull out a set of stocks that met criteria for multiple premium factors. There are five well established premium factors: mom… read more...

Accenture Teams with SAP to Develop Cloud Solution to Digitally Transform Oil and Gas Upstream Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-18 07:59:00:000

New solution includes artificial intelligence, mobility and blockchain capabilities that provide full transparency into operations and cash flow Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its collaboration with SAP in the oil and gas industry by co-developing an SAP S/4HANA Cloud so… read more...

Accenture Expands Advanced Data and Artificial Intelligence Capabilities of Accenture myWizard® to Accelerate Enterprise Automation and Innovation

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-18 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded the capabilities of its intelligent automation platform, Accenture myWizard , to help companies to disrupt every aspect of the application lifecycle and drive greater strategic business value. Accenture has bolstered the platforms capabilit… read more...

Semiconductor Industry Most Bullish About Adopting Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Extended Reality, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-18 06:59:00:000

88 percent expect that blockchain will be integrated in their organizations systems within three years the highest percentage among 18 industries surveyed The semiconductor industry is the most bullish sector when it comes to the integration of blockchain within their i… read more...

Accenture announces SEC contract, platform partnership with Merck

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 09:16:57:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) Federal Services receives a position on the ONE IT contract from the SEC. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture and Merck Collaborate with Amazon Web Services to Launch a Research Platform to Drive Innovation in Drug Discovery and Scientific Research

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-17 08:29:00:000

Accenture and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), will launch a cloud-based informatics research platform designed to help organizations in the life sciences industry improve productivity, efficiency and innovation in t… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-17 07:59:00:000

Positioning is based on Accentures completeness of vision and ability to execute Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has, for the fifth consecutive time, been positioned a Leader in Gartners Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America*&#x201D… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Wins Position on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ONE IT Contract

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-17 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a position on the ONE IT contract a multiple-award, indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract with a total estimated value of $2.5 billi… read more...

Financial Services Firms Improve Their Cyber Resilience and Prevent More Than 80 Percent of Cyber Breaches, Accenture Study Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-17 06:01:00:000

Yet risks associated with emerging technologies, including machine learning and artificial intelligence, are prevalent and challenge existing security defenses Despite the volume of cyberattacks doubling in 2017, financial services firms are closing the gap on cyberattacks, having stopp… read more...

Accenture Launches 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-14 08:59:00:000

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS To help accelerate the deployment of 5G network technology, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new set of services for communications service providers (CSPs), network operators, device manufacturers and non-traditional mobile network operators &#x20… read more...

Accenture Launches 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-14 08:59:00:000

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS To help accelerate the deployment of 5G network technology, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new set of services for communications service providers (CSPs), network operators, device manufacturers and non-traditional mobile network operators &#x20… read more...

Accenture Launches 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-14 08:59:00:000

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS To help accelerate the deployment of 5G network technology, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new set of services for communications service providers (CSPs), network operators, device manufacturers and non-traditional mobile network operators &#x20… read more...

Accenture and Mediaset Extend Collaboration to Further Enhance the Media Company's Infinity Video Service

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-14 02:59:00:000

Mediaset to use Accenture Video Solution as platform for its streaming service for three more years; enabling continued innovation and expansion into new business models Mediaset has extended its collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) through a multi-year agreement to use Accenture Vi… read more...

Accenture and Mediaset Extend Collaboration to Further Enhance the Media Company's Infinity Video Service

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-14 02:59:00:000

Mediaset to use Accenture Video Solution as platform for its streaming service for three more years; enabling continued innovation and expansion into new business models Mediaset has extended its collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) through a multi-year agreement to use Accenture Vi… read more...

Accenture and Mediaset Extend Collaboration to Further Enhance the Media Company's Infinity Video Service

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-14 02:59:00:000

Mediaset to use Accenture Video Solution as platform for its streaming service for three more years; enabling continued innovation and expansion into new business models Mediaset has extended its collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) through a multi-year agreement to use Accenture Vi… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Announces Integration with LoanBeam's Income Calculation and Verification Service

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-13 11:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated LoanBeams income calculation service with Enterprise Lending Center (ELC), Mortgage Cadences end-to-end loan-origination solution. The integration helps Mortgage Cadence customers eliminate hours of manual docu… read more...

Top Dividend Growth Stocks By Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 08:16:39:000

Last Saturday, I published the September edition of my 10 Dividend Growth Stocks series. The top-ranked stock this month is Comcast ( CMCSA ), one of five Consumer Discretionary sector stocks in the 10 top-ranked stocks. I rank a selection of the CCC stocks every month and present 10 s… read more...

Low Consumer "Literacy" of Healthcare System Estimated to Cost $4.8B Annually, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-12 06:19:00:000

One in two consumers not proficient at navigating complexity of healthcare system A new report by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has found that half of U.S. consumers are unable to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system on their own and that this low level of health system l… read more...

CFOs Play a Major Role in Digital Investment Decisions Across the Enterprise, According to Latest Accenture Research

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-12 03:59:00:000

76% of CFOs agree that finance will continue to move from core finance skills to advanced digital, statistical and collaborative capabilities Chief Financial Officers (CFO) are playing a critical role in driving digital disruption across the organization, according to new research from … read more...

Accenture Future Talent Platform Now Available for SAP® SuccessFactors® to Fortify Digital Learning Experiences

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-11 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is making its interactive learning platform, the Accenture Future Talent Platform , available for easy integration to SAP SuccessFactors solutions. This will help Accentures SAP SuccessFactors clients offer curated bite-sized video content on em… read more...

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Sept. 27, to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-11 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 27, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call. To participate, please dial +1 (800) 230-1059 [+1 (612) … read more...

Accenture Renews Agreement with The New York Fashion Tech Lab to Support Women-Led Innovation Program for 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-10 08:29:00:000

Accenture(NYSE: ACN) has, for the second consecutive year, been named the exclusive management and technology consulting partner for the New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTL) program. Founded in 2014 by Springboard Enterprises with the support of iconic fashion industry brands and retail… read more...

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For September 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 15:32:49:000

Like many dividend growth investors, I use the CCC list as a starting point for my research. The list contains nearly 900 stocks trading on U.S. exchanges with the distinction of having paid higher dividends for at least 5 consecutive years. With my monthly 10 Dividend Growth Stocks seri… read more...

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For September 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 15:32:49:000

Like many dividend growth investors, I use the CCC list as a starting point for my research. The list contains nearly 900 stocks trading on U.S. exchanges with the distinction of having paid higher dividends for at least 5 consecutive years. With my monthly 10 Dividend Growth Stocks seri… read more...

Tracking Wallace Weitz's Weitz Investment Management Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 02:48:58:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Wallace Weitzs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Weitzs regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Wallace Weitzs Weitz Investment Manag… read more...

Tracking Wallace Weitz's Weitz Investment Management Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 02:48:58:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Wallace Weitzs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Weitzs regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Wallace Weitzs Weitz Investment Manag… read more...

TIBCO Partner Excellence Awards Recognize Global Innovators

via: PR Newswire at 2018-09-04 17:30:00:000

LAS VEGAS , Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TIBCO NOW -- TIBCO Software Inc . , a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced recipients of the 2018 Partner Excellence Awards. Presented at the TIBCO NOW conference in Las Vegas , the awards ho… read more...

TIBCO Partner Excellence Awards Recognize Global Innovators

via: PR Newswire at 2018-09-04 17:30:00:000

LAS VEGAS , Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TIBCO NOW -- TIBCO Software Inc . , a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced recipients of the 2018 Partner Excellence Awards. Presented at the TIBCO NOW conference in Las Vegas , the awards ho… read more...

Penn State Completes Modernization and Cloud Migration of HR and Payroll Systems

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-29 06:54:00:000

Penn State has successfully completed the implementation of a new enterprise-wide human resources and payroll system based on Workday software. The University partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on planning and implementation following a competitive procurement process for the mul… read more...

Penn State Completes Modernization and Cloud Migration of HR and Payroll Systems

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-29 06:54:00:000

Penn State has successfully completed the implementation of a new enterprise-wide human resources and payroll system based on Workday software. The University partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on planning and implementation following a competitive procurement process for the mul… read more...

Penn State Completes Modernization and Cloud Migration of HR and Payroll Systems

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-29 06:54:00:000

Penn State has successfully completed the implementation of a new enterprise-wide human resources and payroll system based on Workday software. The University partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on planning and implementation following a competitive procurement process for the mul… read more...

Penn State Completes Modernization and Cloud Migration of HR and Payroll Systems

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-29 06:54:00:000

Penn State has successfully completed the implementation of a new enterprise-wide human resources and payroll system based on Workday software. The University partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on planning and implementation following a competitive procurement process for the mul… read more...

CEOs Must Pivot their Workforces to Seize AI-driven Growth and Help Them Work with Intelligent Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

via: PR Newswire at 2018-08-28 02:56:00:000

JAKARTA, Indonesia , Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to pivot their workforces and equip their people to work with intelligent technologies, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The Accentu… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Integrates Arch MI's Mortgage Insurance Platform into Enterprise Lending Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-21 23:59:00:000

ELC now offers easy access to Arch MI RateStar quotes and supports both delegated and non-delegated Arch MI orders Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated Arch Mortgage Insurance Companys (Arch MI) mortgage insurance platform into the Mortgage Cadence E… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Integrates Arch MI's Mortgage Insurance Platform into Enterprise Lending Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-21 23:59:00:000

ELC now offers easy access to Arch MI RateStar quotes and supports both delegated and non-delegated Arch MI orders Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated Arch Mortgage Insurance Companys (Arch MI) mortgage insurance platform into the Mortgage Cadence E… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Integrates Arch MI's Mortgage Insurance Platform into Enterprise Lending Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-21 23:59:00:000

ELC now offers easy access to Arch MI RateStar quotes and supports both delegated and non-delegated Arch MI orders Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated Arch Mortgage Insurance Companys (Arch MI) mortgage insurance platform into the Mortgage Cadence E… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader for Third Consecutive Time in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment for Strategic Consulting

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-21 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned for a third consecutive time as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment, covering strategic consulting across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. The report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D … read more...

Accenture Makes Two Connected Technologies Acquisitions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 13:20:38:000

Quick Take Global consulting firm Accenture ( ACN ) has announced the acquisition and pending acquisition of two North American technology companies, Mindtribe and Pillar Technology . Mindtribe provides integrated hardware & software engineering services; Pillar Technology serve… read more...

Accenture Makes Two Connected Technologies Acquisitions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 13:20:38:000

Quick Take Global consulting firm Accenture ( ACN ) has announced the acquisition and pending acquisition of two North American technology companies, Mindtribe and Pillar Technology . Mindtribe provides integrated hardware & software engineering services; Pillar Technology serve… read more...

Accenture Makes Two Connected Technologies Acquisitions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 13:20:38:000

Quick Take Global consulting firm Accenture ( ACN ) has announced the acquisition and pending acquisition of two North American technology companies, Mindtribe and Pillar Technology . Mindtribe provides integrated hardware & software engineering services; Pillar Technology serve… read more...

Accenture Makes Two Connected Technologies Acquisitions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 13:20:38:000

Quick Take Global consulting firm Accenture ( ACN ) has announced the acquisition and pending acquisition of two North American technology companies, Mindtribe and Pillar Technology . Mindtribe provides integrated hardware & software engineering services; Pillar Technology serve… read more...

nFusz Readies Plan To Uplist To Nasdaq

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 09:52:11:000

Quick Take nFusz ( OTCQB:FUSZ ) intends to raise $20 million in an IPO uplisting from the OTCQB to Nasdaq, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm sells a SaaS customer relationship management application to help businesses generate sales leads from the use of video. FUS… read more...

Accenture Positioned as Overall Innovation Leader in HFS Software Product Engineering Blueprint Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-16 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the Winners Circle and positioned as the overall leader in innovation, ahead of 24 other competitors, in HFS Researchs 2018 Software Product Engineering Services Blueprint Report . This press release features multimedia. View the f… read more...

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance, Invests in Chinese AI Start-up Malong Technologies

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-13 02:59:00:000

New relationship extends Accentures computer vision and product recognition capabilities, accelerates companys China growth strategy Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Malong Technologies , an artificial intellige… read more...

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance, Invests in Chinese AI Start-up Malong Technologies

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-13 02:59:00:000

New relationship extends Accentures computer vision and product recognition capabilities, accelerates companys China growth strategy Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Malong Technologies , an artificial intellige… read more...

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance, Invests in Chinese AI Start-up Malong Technologies

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-13 02:59:00:000

New relationship extends Accentures computer vision and product recognition capabilities, accelerates companys China growth strategy Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Malong Technologies , an artificial intellige… read more...

S&P 500: It's All In The Numbers And The Numbers Never Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-12 01:44:43:000

Introduction With 60% of 2018 already behind us and as the S&P 500 ( SPY ) is on the verge of making a new all time - we thought that it's as a good time as any to look at the YTD stats of the index. ^SPX data by YCharts S&P 500 Q2/2018 Y/Y Sales Growth by Sector Energ… read more...

Accenture Positioned in Winner's Circle in HFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-10 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned in the Winners Circle in theHFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018for its excellence in execution and innovation. The report assessed 13 Workday service providers on planning, imple… read more...

Accenture Positioned in Winner's Circle in HFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-10 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned in the Winners Circle in theHFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018for its excellence in execution and innovation. The report assessed 13 Workday service providers on planning, imple… read more...

Accenture announces two acquisitions to expand Industry X.0

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 12:20:51:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) buys hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and intends to acquire embedded software company Pillar Technology for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Capabilities with Two Acquisitions in North America

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-09 11:59:00:000

Buys hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and announces intent to acquire embedded software company Pillar Technology Boosts ability to help companies innovate smart, connected software and hardware products Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has made two major moves to expand its Industry X…. read more...

Home Bank Selects Mortgage Cadence's Loan Fulfillment Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-07 12:00:00:000

Existing Mortgage Cadence customer opts for out-of-the-box functionality of Loan Fulfillment Center Home Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of Home Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: "HBCP"), has implemented the Loan Fulfillment Center (LFC) from Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) company. Availa… read more...

Home Bank Selects Mortgage Cadence's Loan Fulfillment Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-07 12:00:00:000

Existing Mortgage Cadence customer opts for out-of-the-box functionality of Loan Fulfillment Center Home Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of Home Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: "HBCP"), has implemented the Loan Fulfillment Center (LFC) from Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) company. Availa… read more...

Accenture Mid-Year Threatscape Report Identifies Five Global Cybersecurity Threats

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-07 11:59:00:000

Organizations and critical infrastructure will likely experience a greater number of, and more-destructive cyberattacks, including physical damage perpetrated by highly funded rogue nation states and cybercriminals looking to disrupt business operations, make money or spy on targets, accordi… read more...

Accenture Mid-Year Threatscape Report Identifies Five Global Cybersecurity Threats

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-07 11:59:00:000

Organizations and critical infrastructure will likely experience a greater number of, and more-destructive cyberattacks, including physical damage perpetrated by highly funded rogue nation states and cybercriminals looking to disrupt business operations, make money or spy on targets, accordi… read more...

Accenture Teams with Columbus State Community College to Bring Apprentices to Company's Innovation Hub

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-06 10:29:00:000

Year-Long Apprenticeship Program Provides Hands-on Experience with Advanced Technologies, Preparing Students and Graduates for Digital Economy Jobs Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has welcomed its first class of apprentices to its innovation hub in Columbus. The company teamed with Columbus State… read more...

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Next-Generation SAP® Products Service Providers

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-06 07:59:00:000

Receives highest score in Current Offering category in independent research firms report Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Forresters latest report 1 on next-generation SAP products service providers. The report, Forrester Wave… read more...

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner's Circle of HFS Research's 2018 Industry Blueprint for Utility Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the Winners Circle as the leader in both execution and innovation in the HFS Industry Blueprint: Utility Operations 2018 report. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.busines… read more...

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner's Circle of HFS Research's 2018 Industry Blueprint for Utility Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the Winners Circle as the leader in both execution and innovation in the HFS Industry Blueprint: Utility Operations 2018 report. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.busines… read more...

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner's Circle of HFS Research's 2018 Industry Blueprint for Utility Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the Winners Circle as the leader in both execution and innovation in the HFS Industry Blueprint: Utility Operations 2018 report. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.busines… read more...

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub for Defence & National Security in Canberra

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-01 19:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened an innovation hub in Canberra, providing defence and national security organisations in Australia and New Zealand with access to the latest technology innovations and digital solutions to help them innovate and stay ahead of an evolving threat landscape. … read more...

Accenture Names Gene Reznik Chief Strategy Officer

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-01 16:15:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Gene Reznik chief strategy officer, succeeding Omar Abbosh, who the company previously announced has been appointed group chief executive Communications, Media & Technology. These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2018. Mr. Reznik is currently … read more...

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in IDC MarketScape's Western Europe Digital Quality Assurance Services 2018 Vendor Assessment

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-01 08:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Western Europe Digital Quality Assurance Services 2018 Vendor Assessment 1 . Of the 10 vendors analyzed, Accenture was named a leader across capabilities and strategies for its extensive digital quality assurance (QA) services it… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract to Build New Data Center for Library of Congress

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-01 07:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract to build a new data center for the Library of Congress the worlds largest library and the U.S. Copyright Office and to migrate the Librarys current data center to new hosting environments. The goal of the… read more...

Accenture and Kansai Electric Power Establish Joint Venture to Bring AI-Powered Analytics to the Osaka-Based Japanese Utility

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-01 01:00:00:000

The new company, K4 Digital, will help Kansai Electric Power enhance business processes, personalize customer experiences and create new business opportunities Kansai Electric Power (KEPCO) (TYO: 9503), and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have established a joint venture (JV) in Japan, K4 Digita… read more...

Digital Delivers Financial Reward for Refiners, but Cutting-Edge Technologies Could Unlock Even More Value, According to New Accenture Research

via: PR Newswire at 2018-07-31 22:58:00:000

JAKARTA,Indonesia , Aug. 1 , 2018 /PRNewswire/-- Refiners are gaining financial benefits from digital technologies but are missing out on the additional value that the most cutting-edge technologies could provide, according to new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research. … read more...

Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of HO Communication in Greater China

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-31 22:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Shanghai-based HO Communication, a full-service digital marketing agency in China with a strong portfolio of local and multinational clients. The acquisitionboosts Accenture Interactive s abilityto bring its diff… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in an IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment on IT Outsourcing for Third Consecutive Time

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-30 08:36:00:000

For the third consecutive time, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering IT outsourcing (ITO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. The report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in an IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment on IT Outsourcing for Third Consecutive Time

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-30 08:36:00:000

For the third consecutive time, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering IT outsourcing (ITO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. The report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D… read more...

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Worldwide SAP® Implementation Services Ecosystem in Latest IDC MarketScape Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-30 08:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment 1 . Accenture is highly rated for its next-generation tools and methodologies for SAP software implementations. Accenture also ranks wi… read more...

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Worldwide SAP® Implementation Services Ecosystem in Latest IDC MarketScape Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-30 08:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment 1 . Accenture is highly rated for its next-generation tools and methodologies for SAP software implementations. Accenture also ranks wi… read more...

PeerStream Aims For $5 Million Uplisting To Nasdaq

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 13:15:40:000

Quick Take PeerStream ( OTCQB:PEER ) intends to raise gross proceeds of $5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm helps business clients understand how to best use blockchain technologies to their benefit. PEER is showing uneven financial resu… read more...

PeerStream Aims For $5 Million Uplisting To Nasdaq

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 13:15:40:000

Quick Take PeerStream ( OTCQB:PEER ) intends to raise gross proceeds of $5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm helps business clients understand how to best use blockchain technologies to their benefit. PEER is showing uneven financial resu… read more...

PeerStream Aims For $5 Million Uplisting To Nasdaq

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 13:15:40:000

Quick Take PeerStream ( OTCQB:PEER ) intends to raise gross proceeds of $5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm helps business clients understand how to best use blockchain technologies to their benefit. PEER is showing uneven financial resu… read more...

PeerStream Aims For $5 Million Uplisting To Nasdaq

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 13:15:40:000

Quick Take PeerStream ( OTCQB:PEER ) intends to raise gross proceeds of $5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm helps business clients understand how to best use blockchain technologies to their benefit. PEER is showing uneven financial resu… read more...

Accenture and Google Cloud Launch Business Group to Deliver Intelligent Enterprise Solutions and Transform Customer Experiences

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-25 07:59:00:000

Accenture recognized as a Google Cloud Partner Award Winner in consecutive years Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Google Cloudtoday launched the Accenture Google Cloud Business Group (AGBG), which will help companies use Google Cloud technology to help deliver superior customer ex… read more...

US Insurers Could Boost Profits by $20 Billion Through Intelligent Solutions, According to Accenture Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-25 07:59:00:000

More than half of insurers currently use intelligent solutions in one or more business process By embedding intelligent solutions such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and analytics into every business process, insurers in the U.S. could increase annual profitability by… read more...

Former FBI Cybersecurity Division Official Howard Marshall Joins Accenture Security

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-24 07:59:00:000

Appointed to lead Accentures cyber threat intelligence operations Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced Howard Marshall has joined the company as the new intelligence director for its cyber threat intelligence services. A recognized cybersecurity expert and strategist, Marshal… read more...

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance and Invests in Data Intelligence Company Ripjar

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-23 03:59:00:000

New strategic relationship expands Accenture Securitys ability to help organizations scale their approach to using data analytics, machine learning, behavioural analytics and advanced visualisations Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with Ripjar, a data intelli… read more...

Stocks To Watch: FANGs Out In Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-21 08:59:33:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. There's no hiding this week if you're an investor in the tech sector, with heavywei… read more...

Stocks To Watch: FANGs Out In Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-21 08:59:33:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. There's no hiding this week if you're an investor in the tech sector, with heavywei… read more...

Endava Proposes Terms For $101 Million U.S. IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 17:45:46:000

Quick Take Endava Limited ( DAVA ) intends to raise gross proceeds of $101 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an F-1/A registration statement . The firm provides IT strategies and architecture services to help companies achieve automation. DAVA has produced impressive financial res… read more...

Endava Proposes Terms For $101 Million U.S. IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 17:45:46:000

Quick Take Endava Limited ( DAVA ) intends to raise gross proceeds of $101 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an F-1/A registration statement . The firm provides IT strategies and architecture services to help companies achieve automation. DAVA has produced impressive financial res… read more...

Modernizing Rules around 5G Small Cells Could Unlock Additional $100 Billion in Economic Growth, According to New Report

via: PR Newswire at 2018-07-19 09:30:00:000

WASHINGTON , July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing current timelines for 5G wireless infrastructure deployments by 12 months would unleash an additional $100 billion to the U.S. economy, according to anew report commissioned by CTIA. The analysis, developed by Accentu… read more...

Modernizing Rules around 5G Small Cells Could Unlock Additional $100 Billion in Economic Growth, According to New Report

via: PR Newswire at 2018-07-19 09:30:00:000

WASHINGTON , July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing current timelines for 5G wireless infrastructure deployments by 12 months would unleash an additional $100 billion to the U.S. economy, according to anew report commissioned by CTIA. The analysis, developed by Accentu… read more...

Overwhelmed by Data, Aerospace and Defense Executives Embrace Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-17 02:59:00:000

Nearly three-quarters (74percent) of aerospace and defense executives surveyed feel overwhelmed by the amount of available data from products and services and will increasingly use digital threads and digital twins over the next three years to help overcome this challenge, according to… read more...

Overwhelmed by Data, Aerospace and Defense Executives Embrace Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-17 02:59:00:000

Nearly three-quarters (74percent) of aerospace and defense executives surveyed feel overwhelmed by the amount of available data from products and services and will increasingly use digital threads and digital twins over the next three years to help overcome this challenge, according to… read more...

Accenture and Thales Demonstrate How Blockchain Technology Can Secure and Simplify Aerospace & Defense Supply Chains

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-16 03:59:00:000

Working solution shows new approach to eliminating counterfeit and grey-market supplies Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Thales are demonstrating at the Farnborough Air Show a new blockchain-based system that could help secure and streamline the complex global supply chains supporting the aeros… read more...

Accenture and Thales Demonstrate How Blockchain Technology Can Secure and Simplify Aerospace & Defense Supply Chains

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-16 03:59:00:000

Working solution shows new approach to eliminating counterfeit and grey-market supplies Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Thales are demonstrating at the Farnborough Air Show a new blockchain-based system that could help secure and streamline the complex global supply chains supporting the aeros… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Adds Leading Compliance Auditing and Monitoring Solution to its Loan-Origination Platform

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 11:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence , an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated ComplianceAnalyzer , a leading compliance solution from ComplianceEase , with the Enterprise Lending Center (ELC), Mortgage Cadences proprietary loan-origination platform. The integration enab… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Adds Leading Compliance Auditing and Monitoring Solution to its Loan-Origination Platform

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 11:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence , an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated ComplianceAnalyzer , a leading compliance solution from ComplianceEase , with the Enterprise Lending Center (ELC), Mortgage Cadences proprietary loan-origination platform. The integration enab… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Adds Leading Compliance Auditing and Monitoring Solution to its Loan-Origination Platform

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 11:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence , an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated ComplianceAnalyzer , a leading compliance solution from ComplianceEase , with the Enterprise Lending Center (ELC), Mortgage Cadences proprietary loan-origination platform. The integration enab… read more...

Mortgage Cadence Adds Leading Compliance Auditing and Monitoring Solution to its Loan-Origination Platform

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 11:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence , an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has integrated ComplianceAnalyzer , a leading compliance solution from ComplianceEase , with the Enterprise Lending Center (ELC), Mortgage Cadences proprietary loan-origination platform. The integration enab… read more...

Accenture +1% on big data acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 10:36:36:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires big data and AI services company Kogentix for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Accenture +1% on big data acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 10:36:36:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires big data and AI services company Kogentix for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Accenture +1% on big data acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 10:36:36:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires big data and AI services company Kogentix for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Accenture +1% on big data acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 10:36:36:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires big data and AI services company Kogentix for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 09:59:00:000

Continues to add to Accenture Applied Intelligences talent bench of more than 6,000 data and artificial intelligence (AI) professionals Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Kogentix , a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better deci… read more...

Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 09:59:00:000

Continues to add to Accenture Applied Intelligences talent bench of more than 6,000 data and artificial intelligence (AI) professionals Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Kogentix , a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better deci… read more...

Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 09:59:00:000

Continues to add to Accenture Applied Intelligences talent bench of more than 6,000 data and artificial intelligence (AI) professionals Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Kogentix , a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better deci… read more...

Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 09:59:00:000

Continues to add to Accenture Applied Intelligences talent bench of more than 6,000 data and artificial intelligence (AI) professionals Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Kogentix , a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better deci… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in Worldwide Life Sciences R&D BPO Services by IDC MarketScape for Third Consecutive Time

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN)has been named a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. This is the third consecutive time Accenture Life Sciences has ac… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in Worldwide Life Sciences R&D BPO Services by IDC MarketScape for Third Consecutive Time

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN)has been named a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. This is the third consecutive time Accenture Life Sciences has ac… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in Worldwide Life Sciences R&D BPO Services by IDC MarketScape for Third Consecutive Time

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN)has been named a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. This is the third consecutive time Accenture Life Sciences has ac… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in Worldwide Life Sciences R&D BPO Services by IDC MarketScape for Third Consecutive Time

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN)has been named a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. This is the third consecutive time Accenture Life Sciences has ac… read more...

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc.

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform , further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. T… read more...

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc.

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform , further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. T… read more...

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc.

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform , further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. T… read more...

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc.

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform , further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. T… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Hires Veteran Defense Industry Executive George Batsakis to Lead Its Defense and Intelligence Practice

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that George Batsakis, a defense industry leader, has joined Accenture Federal Services to head its defense and intelligence practice. In his new role, Batsakis will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative solutions for the Department … read more...

Accenture Federal Services Hires Veteran Defense Industry Executive George Batsakis to Lead Its Defense and Intelligence Practice

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that George Batsakis, a defense industry leader, has joined Accenture Federal Services to head its defense and intelligence practice. In his new role, Batsakis will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative solutions for the Department … read more...

Accenture Federal Services Hires Veteran Defense Industry Executive George Batsakis to Lead Its Defense and Intelligence Practice

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that George Batsakis, a defense industry leader, has joined Accenture Federal Services to head its defense and intelligence practice. In his new role, Batsakis will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative solutions for the Department … read more...

Accenture Federal Services Hires Veteran Defense Industry Executive George Batsakis to Lead Its Defense and Intelligence Practice

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that George Batsakis, a defense industry leader, has joined Accenture Federal Services to head its defense and intelligence practice. In his new role, Batsakis will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative solutions for the Department … read more...

PepsiCo Stumped The Street - Cramer's Mad Money (7/10/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 07:40:22:000

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Tuesday , July 10. As earnings season kicked off, PepsiCo (PEP) surprised the street with strong earnings . Recently, consumer packaged goods stocks, including Pepsi, had attracted short sellers, who were… read more...

Closer Collaboration Between C-Suite and CISOs Needed to Bridge Gap in Cyber Readiness, Finds Accenture Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-10 07:59:00:000

New Accenture survey finds fewer than one-third of CISOs and business leaders collaborate on a cybersecurity plan and budget With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN)… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Strategic Consulting

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape : WorldWide Manufacturing Information Transformation (IX) Strategic Consulting 2018 Vendor Assessment. The report analyzed nine prominent service providers that enable manufacturers to define and execute a stra… read more...

Accenture Joins The Institutes RiskBlock(TM) Alliance as Lead Framework Architect to Expand Blockchain Use Within Insurance

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture helping build a distributed ledger framework to enable multiple insurance use cases this year The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry, announced today that Accenture (NYSE:ACN) will serve as the lead fra… read more...

Brunch, Craft Beer And Investing: Another Year Later

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-08 15:35:51:000

Welcome to the anniversary of the Brunch, Craft Beer, and Investing Portfolio reviews. If this is your first time, the following paragraph is just for you. I began my Roth IRA two years ago, during an internship, when I decided to invest [most of] the money I earned. Shortly after stumbling … read more...

Accenture's Q3 2018 Results: A Company That Is Firing On All Cylinders

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 10:09:55:000

Accenture ( ACN ) is one of the few companies in the R.I.P. portfolio that continues to perform well in today's environment and, as a result, the market has rewarded shareholders with a rising stock price. Since I first wrote about Accenture in early 2017 , ACN shares have outperformed th… read more...

Accenture's Q3 2018 Results: A Company That Is Firing On All Cylinders

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 10:09:55:000

Accenture ( ACN ) is one of the few companies in the R.I.P. portfolio that continues to perform well in today's environment and, as a result, the market has rewarded shareholders with a rising stock price. Since I first wrote about Accenture in early 2017 , ACN shares have outperformed th… read more...

Accenture's Q3 2018 Results: A Company That Is Firing On All Cylinders

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 10:09:55:000

Accenture ( ACN ) is one of the few companies in the R.I.P. portfolio that continues to perform well in today's environment and, as a result, the market has rewarded shareholders with a rising stock price. Since I first wrote about Accenture in early 2017 , ACN shares have outperformed th… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Strategic Consulting

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-05 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape : WorldWide Manufacturing Information Transformation (IX) Strategic Consulting 2018 Vendor Assessment. The report analyzed nine prominent service providers that enable manufacturers to define and execute a stra… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Strategic Consulting

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-05 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape : WorldWide Manufacturing Information Transformation (IX) Strategic Consulting 2018 Vendor Assessment. The report analyzed nine prominent service providers that enable manufacturers to define and execute a stra… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Strategic Consulting

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-05 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape : WorldWide Manufacturing Information Transformation (IX) Strategic Consulting 2018 Vendor Assessment. The report analyzed nine prominent service providers that enable manufacturers to define and execute a stra… read more...

The R.I.P. Portfolio: Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-04 03:25:42:000

The Retire In Peace portfolio , or R.I.P. portfolio , was first introduced to the Seeking Alpha ("SA") community in December 2015 and I have published quarterly articles that captured the activity and performance of the portfolio since that point in time. The companies that I write about o… read more...

Accenture appoints new Communications and Media head

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 16:47:39:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) appoints Omar Abbosh as the group chief executive of Communications, Media & Technology effective September 1. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture appoints new Communications and Media head

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 16:47:39:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) appoints Omar Abbosh as the group chief executive of Communications, Media & Technology effective September 1. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Robert E. Sell

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-02 16:15:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Omar Abbosh group chief executive - Communications, Media & Technology, effective Sept. 1, 2018, succeeding Robert (Bob) E. Sell, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2018. Mr. Abbosh is currently Accentures chief strategy officer… read more...

Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Robert E. Sell

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-02 16:15:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Omar Abbosh group chief executive - Communications, Media & Technology, effective Sept. 1, 2018, succeeding Robert (Bob) E. Sell, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2018. Mr. Abbosh is currently Accentures chief strategy officer… read more...

Accenture Seeks Emerging Innovators and Disruptors for Third Annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-02 08:29:00:000

Call for applications to foster next-generation technology and innovation in the healthcare industry Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has kicked off the application period for the third annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge , which seeks to improve the way people access and manage … read more...

Accenture Seeks Emerging Innovators and Disruptors for Third Annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-02 08:29:00:000

Call for applications to foster next-generation technology and innovation in the healthcare industry Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has kicked off the application period for the third annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge , which seeks to improve the way people access and manage … read more...

Dividend Sensei's Portfolio Update 41: 3 Growing Economic Risks You Need To Be Aware Of

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 07:12:50:000

(Source: imgflip ) Introduction First, let me be very clear that this is my personal portfolio tailored to my specific financial situation, risk profile, time horizon, and personality traits. I am not recommending anyone mirror this portfolio, which is merely designed to show my unique,… read more...

Dividend Sensei's Portfolio Update 41: 3 Growing Economic Risks You Need To Be Aware Of

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 07:12:50:000

(Source: imgflip ) Introduction First, let me be very clear that this is my personal portfolio tailored to my specific financial situation, risk profile, time horizon, and personality traits. I am not recommending anyone mirror this portfolio, which is merely designed to show my unique,… read more...

Don't be afraid of artificial intelligence managing your money

via: CNBC at 2018-06-30 09:00:00:000

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Don't be afraid of artificial intelligence managing your money

via: CNBC at 2018-06-30 09:00:00:000

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BofAML steps to Accenture sidelines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 07:38:01:000

Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgrades Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) after yesterday's earnings from Buy to Neutral with a $171 price target. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture plc (ACN) CEO Pierre Nanterme on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 14:30:46:000

Accenture plc (ACN) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call June 28 2018 8:00 AM ET Executives Angie Park - Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations Pierre Nanterme - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer David Rowland - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Jason Kupferberg - Ba… read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: WBA, ACN, MKC, CRM, SRE & more

via: CNBC at 2018-06-28 07:43:00:000

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Accenture +1.1% on Q3 beats, in-line guidance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 07:35:49:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) gains 1.1% premarket on Q3 results that beat EPS and revenue estimates with a 16% Y/Y revenue growth. In-line Q4 guidance has revenue of $9.8B to $10.05B compared to the $10B consensus. FY18 guidance has EPS from $6.66 to $6.71 (was: $6.61 to $6.70) compar… read more...

Accenture beats by $0.07, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 06:52:34:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ): Q3 EPS of $1.79 beats by $0.07 . More news on: Accenture plc, Earnings news and commentary, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture Reports Strong Third-Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-28 06:50:00:000

-- Revenues increase 16% in U.S. dollars and 11% in local currency to $10.3billion -- -- EPS of $1.60 include a $0.19 charge related to tax law changes; excluding this charge, EPS are $1.79, up 18% from adjusted EPS of $1.52 in the third quarter last year -- -- Operating income i… read more...

Dow gains nearly 100 points after bank and tech stocks rally

via: CNBC at 2018-06-28 05:51:00:000

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Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, June 28, to Discuss Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-27 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT tomorrow, June 28, to discuss its third-quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call. To participate, please dial +1 (800) 230-1059 [+1 (612) 234-9959 o… read more...

Accenture Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape on Business Analytics Services Providers

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-26 08:29:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2018 Vendor Assessment . This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/201… read more...

Majority of Business Leaders Say Sharing Customer Insights, Technology and Industry Knowledge Is Critical to Competitive Agility, Accenture Study Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-26 07:57:00:000

Telecom, Banking and Utilities companies most prepared to capitalize on ecosystems growth opportunity With only a quarter of business leaders globally very confident they will achieve their 2020 growth targets, and 56 percent concerned that current growth strategies are at high risk of … read more...

CEOs Must Pivot their Workforces to Seize AI-driven Growth and Help Them Work with Intelligent Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

via: PR Newswire at 2018-06-26 04:15:00:000

JAKARTA, Indonesia , June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to pivot their workforces and equip their people to work with intelligent technologies, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Stronger commi… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group Analytics Business Process Services PEAK Matrix(TM) Assessment 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-25 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN)has been positioned as a Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group Analytics Business Process Services (BPS) Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2018. This is the second year that Accenture has been recognized as a S… read more...

Game Plan For The Week - Cramer's Mad Money (6/22/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 07:19:51:000

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Friday , June 22. "Here's the thing: the president believes we've seen remarkable job creation thanks to his steel and aluminum tariffs, so in his view, this policy's working," said Cramer. Trump will be a… read more...

Efma and Accenture Open Applications for 6th Annual Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-25 00:01:00:000

Awards program recognizes latest innovations in distribution and marketing from across global retail financial services community Efma and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today launched the sixth edition of their joint Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative proj… read more...

Stocks To Watch: More Trade Tiffs And Stress Tests

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 08:49:01:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Trade battles are set to dominate another week's action, with a set of hair-trigger … read more...

Stocks To Watch: More Trade Tiffs And Stress Tests

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 08:49:01:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Trade battles are set to dominate another week's action, with a set of hair-trigger … read more...

Accenture Interactive Takes Home Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Creative Data for 'JFK Unsilenced'

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-22 01:59:00:000

Newly acquired creative agency, Rothco, racks up seven Lions throughout festival for its artificial intelligence-powered campaign that allowed JFK to speak once more At the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last night, Accenture Interactive captured the Creative Dat… read more...

Accenture Expands Innovation Hub in Metro Washington, D.C. with Launch of New Cyber Fusion Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-20 08:59:00:000

Company also plans to add 1,000 highly skilled technology jobs to the region by 2020 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its metro Washington, D.C. innovation hub with the opening today of a new flagship Cyber Fusion Center , located in Arlingtons Rosslyn business district, desi… read more...

Accenture Chosen to Help KPN Enhance the Customer Experience of Its iTV Video Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-20 02:59:00:000

Accenture Video Solution 6 to serve as video platform that enables the telecom provider to extend its leading positionin the digital video and services market Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping KPN enhance the customer experience by providing the telecommunications company with th… read more...

5G Wireless Could Add $40 Billion in Annual GDP and 250,000 Permanent New Jobs to Canadian Economy by 2026, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 16:35:00:000

Networks will fuel innovation in healthcare, agriculture, industrial and other sectors, according to new report New 5G wireless networks will contribute as much as $40billion annually to Canadas economy by 2026, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN). C… read more...

$1 Trillion At Risk for Companies That Fail to Maintain Customer Relevance

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 08:59:00:000

Companies that continuously remain relevant are rewarded with customer loyalty and above-average profit growth New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) finds that U.S. companies risk losing $1 trillion of revenue if they fail to maintain customer relevance, forcing consumers to seek al… read more...

Accenture Named Market Leader in Ovum Decision Matrix: Market Leaders in North American Applications Services, 2018-19

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named as the overall Market Leader in the Ovum Decision Matrix report on application services, Ovum Decision Matrix: Market Leaders in North American Applications Services, 201819. The report assesses seven leading systems integrators that are… read more...

Forest-Products Companies Accelerating Their Digital Investments to Protect Market Share and Competitive Advantage, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 07:59:00:000

Additionally, lower levels of cybersecurity investment limit identification of and response to cyberattacks Forest-products companies plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three years, in part to protect their market share and competitive advantage, ac… read more...

Accenture Helps Northside Hospital Drive Down Energy and Telecom Costs

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is helping Northside Hospital generate millions of dollars in savings by transforming supply chain and procurement operations to drive down utilities and telecommunications costs. Accenture helped Northside Hospital establish a model that is expected to generate … read more...

HR Applications from Accenture Now Live on SAP® App Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 02:59:00:000

Integrated human capital management software solutions from Accenture enhance critical HR functionality including data anonymization and quality and document generation and storage Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is making its solutions for SAP SuccessFactors available on the SAP… read more...

Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing - Not Neglecting - Their Core Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-15 08:29:00:000

Report identifies three actions common to the six percent of companies that have embraced the future most decisively The majority (54 percent) of C-level executives expect their new business activities to generate at least half of their companys revenues within the next three ye… read more...

Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing - Not Neglecting - Their Core Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-15 08:29:00:000

Report identifies three actions common to the six percent of companies that have embraced the future most decisively The majority (54 percent) of C-level executives expect their new business activities to generate at least half of their companys revenues within the next three ye… read more...

Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing - Not Neglecting - Their Core Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-15 08:29:00:000

Report identifies three actions common to the six percent of companies that have embraced the future most decisively The majority (54 percent) of C-level executives expect their new business activities to generate at least half of their companys revenues within the next three ye… read more...

Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing - Not Neglecting - Their Core Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-15 08:29:00:000

Report identifies three actions common to the six percent of companies that have embraced the future most decisively The majority (54 percent) of C-level executives expect their new business activities to generate at least half of their companys revenues within the next three ye… read more...

What Does The Rate Hike Mean For Stocks - Cramer's Mad Money (6/13/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 07:38:59:000

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Wednesday , June 13. As the Fed has decided to make more rate hikes during the year, buyers became cautious and the market dipped. "Recognize that owning stocks just got harder. Higher rates are not a po… read more...

Top Cybersecurity Expert Anup Ghosh Joins Accenture Security

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-13 09:59:00:000

Appointment of executive expected to scale growth of cybersecurity solutions business Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of industry veteran and cybersecurity expert, Dr. Anup Ghosh, as managing director in Accenture Security. In his new role, Ghosh will bring his tec… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Receives 2018 Cogswell Award for Outstanding Industrial Security Practices

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-13 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Accenture Federal Services has been awarded the 2018 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from theU.S. Department of Defense,Defense Security Service(DSS). Accenture Federal Services received th… read more...

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio and Nano Lab in Bratislava to Help Clients Innovate by Accelerating Application Development

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-13 01:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Bratislava to help clients speed up innovation and software deployment cycles, as well as a Nano Lab, which offers a window into the extensive research and development conducted by Accenture Labs worldwide. At the Accenture Liquid S… read more...

Efma and Accenture Announce Winners of Efma - Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-12 13:37:00:000

Insurance institutions showcase winning innovationstransforming the industry Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the third annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insura… read more...

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, June 28, to Discuss Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-12 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 28, to discuss its third-quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call. To participate, please dial +1 (800) 230-1059 [+1 (612) 234-995… read more...

Vast Majority of Aerospace and Defense Companies Plan to Integrate Blockchain by 2021, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-12 06:59:00:000

Promising new technology could help improve performance of the industrys complex and globally connected supply chain Approximately six in seven aerospace/defense companies (86 percent) expect to integrate blockchain into their corporate systems within three years, according to a… read more...

New Accenture Study Finds 87 Percent of Focused Cyberattacks are Prevented

via: PR Newswire at 2018-06-11 23:00:00:000

NEW YORK , June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12 months (232 through January 2018 versus 106 thro… read more...

Health Organizations Are Embracing Intelligent Technologies but Must Do More to Prepare for Societal Impact, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-11 06:59:00:000

A new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has found that the healthcare industry is aggressively adopting intelligent technologies, such as the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), but that many health organizations need new capabilities to ensure that technology acts with… read more...

Accenture acquires German design consultancy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-08 08:07:57:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires German design consultancy Designaffairs for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture acquires German design consultancy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-08 08:07:57:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires German design consultancy Designaffairs for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture acquires German design consultancy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-08 08:07:57:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) acquires German design consultancy Designaffairs for undisclosed terms. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Accenture to Expand Industry X.0 Capabilities with Acquisition of Designaffairs to Create Smart Products and Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-08 05:05:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire designaffairs , a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services that are ready for manufacturing c… read more...

Accenture to Expand Industry X.0 Capabilities with Acquisition of Designaffairs to Create Smart Products and Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-08 05:05:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire designaffairs , a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services that are ready for manufacturing c… read more...

Accenture to Expand Industry X.0 Capabilities with Acquisition of Designaffairs to Create Smart Products and Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-08 05:05:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire designaffairs , a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services that are ready for manufacturing c… read more...

Accenture and Avanade Named Microsoft 2018 Alliance Partner of the Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-07 16:12:00:000

Unmatched global capabilities and focus on helping clients embrace digital transformation underpin the unique strength of this alliance Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade have been named the Microsoft Alliance SI Partner of the Year for the 11th year in a row. Voted for by the Micr… read more...

Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

via: PR Newswire at 2018-06-06 23:00:00:000

NEW YORK , June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age. Commitment includes … read more...

Accenture Helps Organizations Reinvent Business Functions by Integrating the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform with SAP® Leonardo

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-06 08:59:00:000

Accenture will showcase these applications and the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform at SAPPHIRE NOW Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that the recently launched Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform is integrated with new breakthrough applications that are based on SA… read more...

Accenture Transforms Its Financial Application Architecture, Creating an Intelligent Platform Based on SAP S/4HANA®

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-05 08:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has transformed its financial application architecture with the implementation of SAP S/4HANA, and amplified analytics with SAP BW/4HANA powered by Microsoft Azure. This solution will help Accenture finance and business leaders support its evolving, diverse … read more...

Accenture Wins Three 2018 Pega Partner Awards, Including Partner of the Year for Sixth Consecutive Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-05 07:59:00:000

In recognition of its impactful and strategic contributions, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received three 2018 Pega Partner Awards from Pegasystems Inc ., the software company empowering customer engagement at the worlds leading enterprises, including Partner of the Year for the sixth y… read more...

Digital Delivers Financial Reward for Refiners, but Cutting-Edge Technologies Could Unlock Even More Value, According to New Accenture Research

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-05 07:59:00:000

Data security remains barrier to digital deployment as cyberattacks increase Refiners are gaining financial benefits from digital technologies but are missing out on the additional value that the most cutting-edge technologies could provide, according to new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) researc… read more...

Accenture Launches Innovation Hub in Metro Detroit; Will Add 200 Jobs to Region's Growing Tech Community

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-04 14:41:00:000

Specializing in Industry X.0 solutions, innovation hub helps companies reimagine their businesses for the digital economy Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today launched an innovation hub in metro Detroit, which is designed to help companies in the automotive, industrial equipment, technology, ener… read more...

By The Numbers: Investing Ideas Based On Profitability, Value, And Momentum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 12:19:03:000

There is no infallible formula to pick winning stocks, however, statistical data shows that companies offering some specific quantitative attributes tend to outperform the markets in the long term. Among other factors, research has proven that profitability, valuation, and momentum are some of… read more...

Report from Accenture Federal Services Identifies How Technology is Redefining U.S. Government's Relationship with Citizens, Employees and Business Partners

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-04 06:59:00:000

Accenture Technology Vision for U.S. Government 2018 predicts key disruptive technology trends A new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has found that rapid advancements in technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics and the cloud are enabl… read more...

STMicroelectronics Is Inexpensive - Cramer's Lightning Round (6/1/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 06:40:29:000

Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Friday, June 1. Bullish Calls Copart (CPRT): It's a winner. Mazor Robotics (MZOR): Cramer likes the robotics business. Yext (YEXT): It's not great but it's good. STMicroelectronics (STM): It's a chea… read more...

Finicity and Mortgage Cadence Team to Create a Better Borrower Experience

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-31 12:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence to integrate Finicitys asset verification solution with its loan origination software platform Mortgage Cadence , an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has signed an agreement to integrate Finicitys Verification of Assets solution with its loan origination p… read more...

Finicity and Mortgage Cadence Team to Create a Better Borrower Experience

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-31 12:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence to integrate Finicitys asset verification solution with its loan origination software platform Mortgage Cadence , an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has signed an agreement to integrate Finicitys Verification of Assets solution with its loan origination p… read more...

Finicity and Mortgage Cadence Team to Create a Better Borrower Experience

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-31 12:59:00:000

Mortgage Cadence to integrate Finicitys asset verification solution with its loan origination software platform Mortgage Cadence , an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) company, has signed an agreement to integrate Finicitys Verification of Assets solution with its loan origination p… read more...

Accenture Interactive Named SAP® Hybris 2018 Partner of the Year in the SAP Pinnacle Awards for the Second Consecutive Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-31 09:59:00:000

Accenture Interactive has been recognized as the SAP Hybris 2018 Partner of the Year Large Enterprises for the second consecutive year. The SAP Pinnacle Awards were presented by SAP Hybris, a provider of omni-channel customer engagement and commerce solutions, to the… read more...

Accenture Interactive Named SAP® Hybris 2018 Partner of the Year in the SAP Pinnacle Awards for the Second Consecutive Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-31 09:59:00:000

Accenture Interactive has been recognized as the SAP Hybris 2018 Partner of the Year Large Enterprises for the second consecutive year. The SAP Pinnacle Awards were presented by SAP Hybris, a provider of omni-channel customer engagement and commerce solutions, to the… read more...

Accenture Interactive Named SAP® Hybris 2018 Partner of the Year in the SAP Pinnacle Awards for the Second Consecutive Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-31 09:59:00:000

Accenture Interactive has been recognized as the SAP Hybris 2018 Partner of the Year Large Enterprises for the second consecutive year. The SAP Pinnacle Awards were presented by SAP Hybris, a provider of omni-channel customer engagement and commerce solutions, to the… read more...

Share Turnover, Beta, And Stock Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 02:19:42:000

Share turnover is the volume of a stock traded divided by its shares outstanding (or by its float). In this article I want to show what this metric is good for. (This article is based loosely on a recent working paper by Maria Kasch, a professor at Humboldt University of Berlin, entitled "S… read more...

Share Turnover, Beta, And Stock Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 02:19:42:000

Share turnover is the volume of a stock traded divided by its shares outstanding (or by its float). In this article I want to show what this metric is good for. (This article is based loosely on a recent working paper by Maria Kasch, a professor at Humboldt University of Berlin, entitled "S… read more...

Share Turnover, Beta, And Stock Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 02:19:42:000

Share turnover is the volume of a stock traded divided by its shares outstanding (or by its float). In this article I want to show what this metric is good for. (This article is based loosely on a recent working paper by Maria Kasch, a professor at Humboldt University of Berlin, entitled "S… read more...

Sanofi Chooses Accenture Interactive to Create UWell's Healthcare Platform to Better Serve Consumers

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-30 08:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Sanofi , a global biopharmaceutical leader, is working with Accenture Interactive to help enhance the experience of its healthcare consumers through the creation of UWells healthcare platform. This press release features multimed… read more...

Sanofi Chooses Accenture Interactive to Create UWell's Healthcare Platform to Better Serve Consumers

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-30 08:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Sanofi , a global biopharmaceutical leader, is working with Accenture Interactive to help enhance the experience of its healthcare consumers through the creation of UWells healthcare platform. This press release features multimed… read more...

Sanofi Chooses Accenture Interactive to Create UWell's Healthcare Platform to Better Serve Consumers

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-30 08:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Sanofi , a global biopharmaceutical leader, is working with Accenture Interactive to help enhance the experience of its healthcare consumers through the creation of UWells healthcare platform. This press release features multimed… read more...

Accenture Named to Winner's Circle by HfS Research as Innovation Leader in Smart Analytics

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-30 08:29:00:000

Accenture cited as leading the industry in artificial intelligence-driven analytics Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named to the Winners Circle of HfS Researchs Smart Analytics Blueprint report .The company was positioned as the overall leader in Innovation and cite… read more...

Accenture Named to Winner's Circle by HfS Research as Innovation Leader in Smart Analytics

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-30 08:29:00:000

Accenture cited as leading the industry in artificial intelligence-driven analytics Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named to the Winners Circle of HfS Researchs Smart Analytics Blueprint report .The company was positioned as the overall leader in Innovation and cite… read more...

Accenture Named to Winner's Circle by HfS Research as Innovation Leader in Smart Analytics

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-30 08:29:00:000

Accenture cited as leading the industry in artificial intelligence-driven analytics Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named to the Winners Circle of HfS Researchs Smart Analytics Blueprint report .The company was positioned as the overall leader in Innovation and cite… read more...

Accenture Helps Airbus Improve Productivity on A330 Final Assembly Line

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-29 10:29:00:000

Remote-support offering leverages video technology from SightCall Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has deployed its remote-support offering at Airbus to help the aircraft manufacturer improve productivity and reduce costs in real-time on the final assembly line (FAL) of its A330 airliner. Acce… read more...

Accenture Helps Airbus Improve Productivity on A330 Final Assembly Line

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-29 10:29:00:000

Remote-support offering leverages video technology from SightCall Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has deployed its remote-support offering at Airbus to help the aircraft manufacturer improve productivity and reduce costs in real-time on the final assembly line (FAL) of its A330 airliner. Acce… read more...

Accenture Helps Airbus Improve Productivity on A330 Final Assembly Line

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-29 10:29:00:000

Remote-support offering leverages video technology from SightCall Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has deployed its remote-support offering at Airbus to help the aircraft manufacturer improve productivity and reduce costs in real-time on the final assembly line (FAL) of its A330 airliner. Acce… read more...

Accenture Wins Three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards Based on Outstanding Contributions and Dedication to Teamwork

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-29 08:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has received three 2018 SAP Pinnacle Awards, bringing the total earned by Accenture to 38. Each year, SAP presents these awards to top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run more efficiently. Thi… read more...

Accenture Wins Three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards Based on Outstanding Contributions and Dedication to Teamwork

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-29 08:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has received three 2018 SAP Pinnacle Awards, bringing the total earned by Accenture to 38. Each year, SAP presents these awards to top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run more efficiently. Thi… read more...

Accenture Wins Three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards Based on Outstanding Contributions and Dedication to Teamwork

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-29 08:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has received three 2018 SAP Pinnacle Awards, bringing the total earned by Accenture to 38. Each year, SAP presents these awards to top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run more efficiently. Thi… read more...

Accenture and Save the Children Expand Partnership; 31,500 Indonesian Youth to be Equipped with Skills for Future Jobs

via: PR Newswire at 2018-05-27 23:00:00:000

JAKARTA, Indonesia , May 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --An expanded partnership between Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and global humanitarian organization Save the Children will arm 31,500 young people in Indonesia , half of which will be women, with skills to make them more employable in the … read more...

Accenture and Save the Children Expand Partnership; 31,500 Indonesian Youth to be Equipped with Skills for Future Jobs

via: PR Newswire at 2018-05-27 23:00:00:000

JAKARTA, Indonesia , May 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --An expanded partnership between Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and global humanitarian organization Save the Children will arm 31,500 young people in Indonesia , half of which will be women, with skills to make them more employable in the … read more...

Accenture and Save the Children Expand Partnership; 31,500 Indonesian Youth to be Equipped with Skills for Future Jobs

via: PR Newswire at 2018-05-27 23:00:00:000

JAKARTA, Indonesia , May 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --An expanded partnership between Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and global humanitarian organization Save the Children will arm 31,500 young people in Indonesia , half of which will be women, with skills to make them more employable in the … read more...

SharedLabsFiles For $32 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 11:36:41:000

Quick Take SharedLabs (SHLB) intends to sell 3.5 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $32.5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm is an information technology services company that is designed to create, support, manage, repai… read more...

SharedLabsFiles For $32 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 11:36:41:000

Quick Take SharedLabs (SHLB) intends to sell 3.5 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $32.5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm is an information technology services company that is designed to create, support, manage, repai… read more...

SharedLabsFiles For $32 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 11:36:41:000

Quick Take SharedLabs (SHLB) intends to sell 3.5 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $32.5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm is an information technology services company that is designed to create, support, manage, repai… read more...

SharedLabsFiles For $32 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 11:36:41:000

Quick Take SharedLabs (SHLB) intends to sell 3.5 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $32.5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm is an information technology services company that is designed to create, support, manage, repai… read more...

SharedLabsFiles For $32 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 11:36:41:000

Quick Take SharedLabs (SHLB) intends to sell 3.5 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $32.5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm is an information technology services company that is designed to create, support, manage, repai… read more...

SharedLabsFiles For $32 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 11:36:41:000

Quick Take SharedLabs (SHLB) intends to sell 3.5 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $32.5 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm is an information technology services company that is designed to create, support, manage, repai… read more...

Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 10:26:00:000

Commitment includes companys Skills to Succeed goal to equip more than 3million people with job and entrepreneurial skills by 2020 Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the ne… read more...

Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 10:26:00:000

Commitment includes companys Skills to Succeed goal to equip more than 3million people with job and entrepreneurial skills by 2020 Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the ne… read more...

Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 10:26:00:000

Commitment includes companys Skills to Succeed goal to equip more than 3million people with job and entrepreneurial skills by 2020 Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the ne… read more...

Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services Navigates Complexity of Digital Media Landscape

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 08:00:00:000

Bespoke offering from Accenture Interactive drives greater transparency and efficiency in programmatic media planning and buying Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is increasing its focus and investment in the programmatic in-housing and media planning and buying arena with Accenture Interactive P… read more...

Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services Navigates Complexity of Digital Media Landscape

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 08:00:00:000

Bespoke offering from Accenture Interactive drives greater transparency and efficiency in programmatic media planning and buying Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is increasing its focus and investment in the programmatic in-housing and media planning and buying arena with Accenture Interactive P… read more...

Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services Navigates Complexity of Digital Media Landscape

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 08:00:00:000

Bespoke offering from Accenture Interactive drives greater transparency and efficiency in programmatic media planning and buying Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is increasing its focus and investment in the programmatic in-housing and media planning and buying arena with Accenture Interactive P… read more...

Accenture Interactive Will Expand Capabilities with Acquisition of HO Communication to Deliver Connected Brand Experiences in Greater China

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 02:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has agreed to acquire Shanghai-based HO Communication, a full-service digital marketing agency in China with a strong portfolio of local and multinational clients. The acquisitionwill expand the ability of Accenture Interactive to bring its unique blend of d… read more...

Accenture Interactive Will Expand Capabilities with Acquisition of HO Communication to Deliver Connected Brand Experiences in Greater China

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 02:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has agreed to acquire Shanghai-based HO Communication, a full-service digital marketing agency in China with a strong portfolio of local and multinational clients. The acquisitionwill expand the ability of Accenture Interactive to bring its unique blend of d… read more...

Accenture Interactive Will Expand Capabilities with Acquisition of HO Communication to Deliver Connected Brand Experiences in Greater China

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-23 02:00:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has agreed to acquire Shanghai-based HO Communication, a full-service digital marketing agency in China with a strong portfolio of local and multinational clients. The acquisitionwill expand the ability of Accenture Interactive to bring its unique blend of d… read more...

Accenture Provides Video Platform for Turner's OTT products

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-22 07:01:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Turner is using the Accenture Video Solution platform to help manage and operate some of the companys over-the-top content (OTT) products. This includes FilmStruck, the recently launched movie streaming service in the UK, and Cartoon Network… read more...

TransUnion To Acquire Iovation For Anti-Fraud Technologies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 18:39:44:000

Quick Take Credit data provider TransUnion ( TRU ) has announced an agreement to acquire iovation for an undisclosed sum. Iovation has developed device identity and consumer authentication technologies to enhance fraud prevention functionalities for businesses. TRU stock has perfor… read more...

Accenture Again Named Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk Magazine

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-21 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has again been named the Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk magazine for excellence across global commodity markets. The award was announced recently at the Energy Risk annual awards in Houston. As in previous years, Accentures breadth of … read more...

Accenture Awarded U.S. Patent for ZBx AI Platform that Categorizes Data for Zero-Based Spend Analysis

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-21 07:29:00:000

Artificial intelligence powered zero-based mindset patent adds to the Accenture global IP portfolio that includes over 6,000 granted patents and pending patent applications Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Officefor the … read more...

3 Situations To Buy The Dip

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 23:50:49:000

In this two-part series we want to share some lessons weve learned over the past years on when it is and when it isnt a good time to buy a stock after a dip. Hopefully, some of our mistakes and some of our good calls can help improve your investment returns. For the first par… read more...

Morgan Stanley selects 30 stocks for a three-year sideways market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 19:13:14:000

Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist Michael Wilson expects to see "a choppy, range-trading index for years," and the firm selects 30 stocks it believes will offer the best ways to play a sideways market over the next three years. More news on: Alphabet Inc., JPMorgan Chase & … read more...

Morgan Stanley selects 30 stocks for a three-year sideways market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 19:13:14:000

Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist Michael Wilson expects to see "a choppy, range-trading index for years," and the firm selects 30 stocks it believes will offer the best ways to play a sideways market over the next three years. More news on: Alphabet Inc., JPMorgan Chase & … read more...

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 08:59:00:000

Biggest challenges facing supply chain executives: leadership, labor, legacy technology While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics many chie… read more...

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 08:59:00:000

Biggest challenges facing supply chain executives: leadership, labor, legacy technology While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics many chie… read more...

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 08:59:00:000

Biggest challenges facing supply chain executives: leadership, labor, legacy technology While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics many chie… read more...

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 08:59:00:000

Biggest challenges facing supply chain executives: leadership, labor, legacy technology While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics many chie… read more...

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 08:59:00:000

Biggest challenges facing supply chain executives: leadership, labor, legacy technology While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics many chie… read more...

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 08:59:00:000

Biggest challenges facing supply chain executives: leadership, labor, legacy technology While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics many chie… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC's MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been recognized as a Leader by IDC in cloud professional services globally for the fourth consecutive time, according to the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US42545318, April 2018)… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC's MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been recognized as a Leader by IDC in cloud professional services globally for the fourth consecutive time, according to the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US42545318, April 2018)… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC's MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been recognized as a Leader by IDC in cloud professional services globally for the fourth consecutive time, according to the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US42545318, April 2018)… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC's MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been recognized as a Leader by IDC in cloud professional services globally for the fourth consecutive time, according to the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US42545318, April 2018)… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC's MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Report

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-15 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been recognized as a Leader by IDC in cloud professional services globally for the fourth consecutive time, according to the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US42545318, April 2018)… read more...

Accenture Is a Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Market Report for 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-14 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing (PO) BPO Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix TM Assessment 2018. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.busines… read more...

The 1% Dividend Growth Portfolio Q1 Update - Let It Rain Dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 05:03:07:000

This is the first report on the progress of the 1% Dividend Growth Portfolio. I must apologize for not getting this out sooner, however I have been working on a spreadsheet that would calculate the dividends and the progress of the portfolio as well as doing data entry. But now that I have som… read more...

Accenture Delivers Digital Asset Management Program to Help Shaanxi Electric Boost Performance and Reduce Operating Costs

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-13 20:59:00:000

State Grid Shaanxi Electric Power Company (Shaanxi Electric), which constructs and operates electric power grids in Chinas Shaanxi province, and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have developed and launched a new digital asset management system that collects and gives the electric company access … read more...

Accenture Interactive Recognized as IBM Watson Customer Engagement Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year Award as part of the 2018 IBM Watson Beacon Awards

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-11 13:17:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been recognized as a 2018 IBM Beacon Award winner , marking its first time receiving the honor. During the 2018 IBM Beacon Awards Ceremony, held recently in Las Vegas, Accenture Interactive was recognized as the Watson Customer Engagement Global Systems Integrator… read more...

Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Demonstrate Feasibility of Instantaneous Equity Settlement through Distributed Ledger Technology

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-11 06:59:00:000

Proof of concept first to integrate cash and assets to enable settlement on distributed ledger technology Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group and Accenture have demonstrated that the instantaneous clearing and settlement of securities on-ledger is feasible, showing for the fi… read more...

Insurers Must Reskill and Reshape Their Workforces to Seize Growth Opportunities from Artificial Intelligence, According to Research from Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-09 07:59:00:000

Investing in human-machine collaboration could boost insurance revenues 17 percent and employment 7 percent over next five years Insurers risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to redesign work, bring in new talent, and pivot their existing workforces t… read more...

Accenture Teams with SAP to Help High-Tech Companies Create Digital As-a-Service Business Models Quickly and Easily

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-08 06:59:00:000

New SAP Entitlement Management solution to integrate with SAP S/4HANA Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is collaborating with SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) to develop an intelligent entitlement-management solution that helps high-tech companies quickly and easily create, build and scale new digital busine… read more...

Accenture Significantly Expands Footprint with Major Automotive Manufacturer Account

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-08 04:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced that the BMW Group , one of the worlds leading premium manufacturers of cars and motorcycles, has extended its relationship with Accenture Interactive to support the BMW and MINI brands through the delivery and support of content and featu… read more...

Transforming the Way Businesses Run

via: PR Newswire at 2018-02-13 08:30:00:000

DALLAS , Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T * and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) are embarking on a multi-year project to improve business by transforming older business applications into faster, more flexible microservices. Small businesses and global entities will use these software appl… read more...

Cybercrime Costs Financial-Services Sector More Than Any Other Industry, with Breach Rate Tripling Over Past Five Years, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-13 07:59:00:000

Report cites opportunity to improve security with new technologies: only one-quarter of banks are using AI, less than one-third using advanced analytics to combat cybercrime Encouragingly, financial-services firms making more prudent and balanced security technology investments than those… read more...

Insurers That Transform Their Businesses and Operating Models Could See US$375 Billion in New Revenue Growth, Accenture Analysis Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-12 07:59:00:000

Insurance carriers globally could seize US$375 billion in new revenue in the next five years by transforming and revitalizing their businesses. according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswi… read more...

Insurers That Transform Their Businesses and Operating Models Could See US$375 Billion in New Revenue Growth, Accenture Analysis Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-12 07:59:00:000

Insurance carriers globally could seize US$375 billion in new revenue in the next five years by transforming and revitalizing their businesses. according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswi… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in First IDC MarketScape Report on Professional Services Firms for Mining Companies Worldwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the first IDC MarketScape : Worldwide Professional Services Firms for Mining Operational Process Optimisation 2018 Vendor Assessment. Accenture was recognized for its scale in the mining sector and its ecosystem of alliance partne… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in First IDC MarketScape Report on Professional Services Firms for Mining Companies Worldwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the first IDC MarketScape : Worldwide Professional Services Firms for Mining Operational Process Optimisation 2018 Vendor Assessment. Accenture was recognized for its scale in the mining sector and its ecosystem of alliance partne… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in First IDC MarketScape Report on Professional Services Firms for Mining Companies Worldwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the first IDC MarketScape : Worldwide Professional Services Firms for Mining Operational Process Optimisation 2018 Vendor Assessment. Accenture was recognized for its scale in the mining sector and its ecosystem of alliance partne… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in First IDC MarketScape Report on Professional Services Firms for Mining Companies Worldwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the first IDC MarketScape : Worldwide Professional Services Firms for Mining Operational Process Optimisation 2018 Vendor Assessment. Accenture was recognized for its scale in the mining sector and its ecosystem of alliance partne… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in First IDC MarketScape Report on Professional Services Firms for Mining Companies Worldwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-09 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the first IDC MarketScape : Worldwide Professional Services Firms for Mining Operational Process Optimisation 2018 Vendor Assessment. Accenture was recognized for its scale in the mining sector and its ecosystem of alliance partne… read more...

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Innovation Network with Opening of IIoT Innovation Center in Modena, Italy

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 13:59:00:000

Established in collaboration with HPE COXA, Innovation Center focuses on helping clients digitally re-invent their businesses using Industry X.0 solutions Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is expanding its Industry X.0 Innovation Network in Europe with the opening of an industrial internet of thin… read more...

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Innovation Network with Opening of IIoT Innovation Center in Modena, Italy

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 13:59:00:000

Established in collaboration with HPE COXA, Innovation Center focuses on helping clients digitally re-invent their businesses using Industry X.0 solutions Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is expanding its Industry X.0 Innovation Network in Europe with the opening of an industrial internet of thin… read more...

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Innovation Network with Opening of IIoT Innovation Center in Modena, Italy

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 13:59:00:000

Established in collaboration with HPE COXA, Innovation Center focuses on helping clients digitally re-invent their businesses using Industry X.0 solutions Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is expanding its Industry X.0 Innovation Network in Europe with the opening of an industrial internet of thin… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Loan Guaranty Service Redesign

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 06:59:00:000

VALERI-R contract supports VA mission to help Veterans maintain home ownership Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modernize and enhance the existing loan oversight system for its Office of Information & Technology (OI&… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Loan Guaranty Service Redesign

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 06:59:00:000

VALERI-R contract supports VA mission to help Veterans maintain home ownership Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modernize and enhance the existing loan oversight system for its Office of Information & Technology (OI&… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Loan Guaranty Service Redesign

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 06:59:00:000

VALERI-R contract supports VA mission to help Veterans maintain home ownership Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modernize and enhance the existing loan oversight system for its Office of Information & Technology (OI&… read more...

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Loan Guaranty Service Redesign

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 06:59:00:000

VALERI-R contract supports VA mission to help Veterans maintain home ownership Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modernize and enhance the existing loan oversight system for its Office of Information & Technology (OI&… read more...

Accenture to Help Statoil Accelerate Digital Transformation Across Its Global Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 01:59:00:000

Statoil ASA (OSE: STL), the international energy company, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have signed a three-year master service agreement for Accenture to accelerate the delivery of Statoils global digitalization initiative. Under the terms of the agreement, Accenture will work close… read more...

Accenture to Help Statoil Accelerate Digital Transformation Across Its Global Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 01:59:00:000

Statoil ASA (OSE: STL), the international energy company, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have signed a three-year master service agreement for Accenture to accelerate the delivery of Statoils global digitalization initiative. Under the terms of the agreement, Accenture will work close… read more...

Accenture to Help Statoil Accelerate Digital Transformation Across Its Global Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 01:59:00:000

Statoil ASA (OSE: STL), the international energy company, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have signed a three-year master service agreement for Accenture to accelerate the delivery of Statoils global digitalization initiative. Under the terms of the agreement, Accenture will work close… read more...

Accenture to Help Statoil Accelerate Digital Transformation Across Its Global Operations

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-08 01:59:00:000

Statoil ASA (OSE: STL), the international energy company, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have signed a three-year master service agreement for Accenture to accelerate the delivery of Statoils global digitalization initiative. Under the terms of the agreement, Accenture will work close… read more...

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Madrid to Transform Digital Businesses with Rapid Application Development

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-07 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Madrid to help clients speed up innovation and software deployment cycles. At the Liquid Studio, clients work side-by-side with highly skilled Accenture professionals, building innovative solutions with speed and agility and taking days or … read more...

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Madrid to Transform Digital Businesses with Rapid Application Development

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-07 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Madrid to help clients speed up innovation and software deployment cycles. At the Liquid Studio, clients work side-by-side with highly skilled Accenture professionals, building innovative solutions with speed and agility and taking days or … read more...

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Madrid to Transform Digital Businesses with Rapid Application Development

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-07 06:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Madrid to help clients speed up innovation and software deployment cycles. At the Liquid Studio, clients work side-by-side with highly skilled Accenture professionals, building innovative solutions with speed and agility and taking days or … read more...

Accenture Earns Four Partner Excellence Awards from SAP in Recognition of its Leading Capabilities in Digital and Cloud

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-06 07:59:00:000

In an acknowledgement of its leading capabilities in digital and cloud, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received four SAP Partner Excellence Awards, which recognize top-performing alliance partners that have made outstanding contributions to driving customers digital transformation. … read more...

Failure to Integrate Culture Preventing Companies from Reaping the Rewards of Digital Acquisitions, Accenture Study Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-06 07:50:00:000

Only a third of companies infuse cultural DNA of recent acquisitions into their legacy business Companies are driving digital acquisitions in quick succession to gain cutting-edge technology and new talent, but the majority are struggling to extract the full value of deals due to their … read more...

New Accenture Research Reveals Platform Providers Face Gap in Meeting Software Developers' Expectations

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-05 13:49:00:000

Survey shows content, learning and support top the list of priorities for developers Software developers highly value technically accurate content and timely support from platform providers, yet most platforms do not effectively address all their priorities, according to results of new … read more...

Morgan Stanley upgrades Accenture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 07:33:50:000

Morgan Stanley upgrades Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) from Equal Weight to Overweight. More news on: Accenture plc, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Accenture to Add 400 Technology Jobs in Minneapolis, Contributing to City's Growing Tech Community

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-02 11:45:00:000

Company to recruit people with the skills needed to help clients grow, compete and transform in todays digital economy Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will add 400 highly skilled technology jobs in Minneapolis by the end of 2020, growing its workforce in the market by 25 percent. This… read more...

Accenture to Add 400 Technology Jobs in Minneapolis, Contributing to City's Growing Tech Community

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-02 11:45:00:000

Company to recruit people with the skills needed to help clients grow, compete and transform in todays digital economy Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will add 400 highly skilled technology jobs in Minneapolis by the end of 2020, growing its workforce in the market by 25 percent. This… read more...

Accenture to Add 400 Technology Jobs in Minneapolis, Contributing to City's Growing Tech Community

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-02 11:45:00:000

Company to recruit people with the skills needed to help clients grow, compete and transform in todays digital economy Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will add 400 highly skilled technology jobs in Minneapolis by the end of 2020, growing its workforce in the market by 25 percent. This… read more...

Accenture to Add 400 Technology Jobs in Minneapolis, Contributing to City's Growing Tech Community

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-02 11:45:00:000

Company to recruit people with the skills needed to help clients grow, compete and transform in todays digital economy Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will add 400 highly skilled technology jobs in Minneapolis by the end of 2020, growing its workforce in the market by 25 percent. This… read more...

Accenture Expands Kansai Office to Help Clients Innovate in the Digital Economy

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-01 20:59:00:000

Plans to hire new employees in the Kansai region Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it expanded its Kansai office in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, to help its clients in the Kansai region foster innovation using digital technologies and increase their competitiveness in the global mar… read more...

Accenture Expands Kansai Office to Help Clients Innovate in the Digital Economy

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-01 20:59:00:000

Plans to hire new employees in the Kansai region Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it expanded its Kansai office in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, to help its clients in the Kansai region foster innovation using digital technologies and increase their competitiveness in the global mar… read more...

Accenture Expands Kansai Office to Help Clients Innovate in the Digital Economy

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-01 20:59:00:000

Plans to hire new employees in the Kansai region Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it expanded its Kansai office in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, to help its clients in the Kansai region foster innovation using digital technologies and increase their competitiveness in the global mar… read more...

Accenture Expands Kansai Office to Help Clients Innovate in the Digital Economy

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-01 20:59:00:000

Plans to hire new employees in the Kansai region Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it expanded its Kansai office in Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, to help its clients in the Kansai region foster innovation using digital technologies and increase their competitiveness in the global mar… read more...

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Irish Creative Agency Rothco

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-01 04:59:00:000

Rothco strengthens Accentures capabilities in Ireland and bolsters Accenture Interactives creative credentials Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Rothco , a full-service creative agency. Located in Dublin, Rothco boosts Accenture Irelands cr… read more...

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Irish Creative Agency Rothco

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-01 04:59:00:000

Rothco strengthens Accentures capabilities in Ireland and bolsters Accenture Interactives creative credentials Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Rothco , a full-service creative agency. Located in Dublin, Rothco boosts Accenture Irelands cr… read more...

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Irish Creative Agency Rothco

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-01 04:59:00:000

Rothco strengthens Accentures capabilities in Ireland and bolsters Accenture Interactives creative credentials Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Rothco , a full-service creative agency. Located in Dublin, Rothco boosts Accenture Irelands cr… read more...

A Happy First Year Anniversary For The Dividend Growth TR Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 11:10:11:000

Background This portfolio is a variation of a dividend growth portfolio that I managed for 3 years while working for an RIA and represents growth holdings in my personal portfolio. The DGTR portfolio is designed for investors who seek total return and are comfortable with a lower yield th… read more...

A Happy First Year Anniversary For The Dividend Growth TR Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 11:10:11:000

Background This portfolio is a variation of a dividend growth portfolio that I managed for 3 years while working for an RIA and represents growth holdings in my personal portfolio. The DGTR portfolio is designed for investors who seek total return and are comfortable with a lower yield th… read more...

A Happy First Year Anniversary For The Dividend Growth TR Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 11:10:11:000

Background This portfolio is a variation of a dividend growth portfolio that I managed for 3 years while working for an RIA and represents growth holdings in my personal portfolio. The DGTR portfolio is designed for investors who seek total return and are comfortable with a lower yield th… read more...

The Future Belongs to Organizations with Intelligent Operations, According to New Research from HfS and Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 12:29:00:000

Intelligent Operations key to keeping pace with customer expectations and driving superior business outcomes Organizations that leverage Intelligent Operations to make decisions and act in real-time will be best placed to thrive in the future, according to a new report from HfS Resear… read more...

The Future Belongs to Organizations with Intelligent Operations, According to New Research from HfS and Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 12:29:00:000

Intelligent Operations key to keeping pace with customer expectations and driving superior business outcomes Organizations that leverage Intelligent Operations to make decisions and act in real-time will be best placed to thrive in the future, according to a new report from HfS Resear… read more...

The Future Belongs to Organizations with Intelligent Operations, According to New Research from HfS and Accenture

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 12:29:00:000

Intelligent Operations key to keeping pace with customer expectations and driving superior business outcomes Organizations that leverage Intelligent Operations to make decisions and act in real-time will be best placed to thrive in the future, according to a new report from HfS Resear… read more...

Accenture Again Ranked in Leader Position on Everest Group's PEAK Matrix(TM) for Mortgage Business Process Outsourcing

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 10:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has again been named a leader in business mortgage process outsourcing (BPO) in a recent report from industry analyst firm Everest Group. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180125005840/en/ … read more...

Accenture Again Ranked in Leader Position on Everest Group's PEAK Matrix(TM) for Mortgage Business Process Outsourcing

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 10:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has again been named a leader in business mortgage process outsourcing (BPO) in a recent report from industry analyst firm Everest Group. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180125005840/en/ … read more...

Accenture Again Ranked in Leader Position on Everest Group's PEAK Matrix(TM) for Mortgage Business Process Outsourcing

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 10:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has again been named a leader in business mortgage process outsourcing (BPO) in a recent report from industry analyst firm Everest Group. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180125005840/en/ … read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Independent Research Report on Applications Management and Digital Operations Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named a leader receiving the highest score in the Strategy category in the latest Forrester Research report on applications management and digital operations services (AMDOS). The report, The Forrester Wave: Applications Managem… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Independent Research Report on Applications Management and Digital Operations Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named a leader receiving the highest score in the Strategy category in the latest Forrester Research report on applications management and digital operations services (AMDOS). The report, The Forrester Wave: Applications Managem… read more...

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Independent Research Report on Applications Management and Digital Operations Services

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 07:59:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named a leader receiving the highest score in the Strategy category in the latest Forrester Research report on applications management and digital operations services (AMDOS). The report, The Forrester Wave: Applications Managem… read more...

Accenture and Loopback Analytics Help Health Providers Prepare for New Payment Models and Reduce Clinical Variation

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 07:02:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN)has teamed with Loopback Analytics , a leader in population health analytics, to support health systems aiming to participate in new value-based care models, such as the new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement ( BPCI ) Advanced program. &#x2… read more...

Accenture and Loopback Analytics Help Health Providers Prepare for New Payment Models and Reduce Clinical Variation

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 07:02:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN)has teamed with Loopback Analytics , a leader in population health analytics, to support health systems aiming to participate in new value-based care models, such as the new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement ( BPCI ) Advanced program. &#x2… read more...

Accenture and Loopback Analytics Help Health Providers Prepare for New Payment Models and Reduce Clinical Variation

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-25 07:02:00:000

Accenture (NYSE:ACN)has teamed with Loopback Analytics , a leader in population health analytics, to support health systems aiming to participate in new value-based care models, such as the new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement ( BPCI ) Advanced program. &#x2… read more...

Digital Technologies in Chemical Plant Operations Beginning to Drive Profits, Fueling Further Investments, Accenture Research Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-24 07:59:00:000

Greater connectivity also prompts concerns over cybersecurity risks Digital adoption is increasing in chemical companies plants as more firms recognize the technologies financial and operational value, according to Accentures (NYSE:ACN) new Digital Techn… read more...

CEOs Must Pivot Their Workforces to Seize AI-Driven Growth and Help Them Work with Intelligent Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-22 18:01:00:000

Stronger commitment to AI could boost revenues by 38%, employment by 10% by 2022 Businesses risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to pivot their workforces and equip their people to work with intelligent technologies, according to new research by Accen… read more...

Accenture Announces Winners of The Fourth Annual Circulars in Davos

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-22 17:29:00:000

Nearly 300 entrants from 45 countries competed for recognition of their circular economy achievements and innovations The World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders , in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE:ACN), awarded The Circulars at the Annual Meeting of the World … read more...

The ID2020 Alliance Announces New Partners in Digital Identity Initiative

via: PR Newswire at 2018-01-22 12:29:00:000

DAVOS, Switzerland , Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The ID2020 Alliance, a public-private partnership committed to improving lives through digital identity, announced today that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Mercy Corps, Hyperledger and the UN International Computing Center have joined Accentu… read more...

Accenture Report Identifies Underlying Currents Driving the Shifts of Tomorrow and Ways to Design for Positive Change

via: PR Newswire at 2018-01-21 21:00:00:000

Fjord Trends takes a provocative look at the developments to watch for in 2018, according to Fjord, design and innovation from Accenture Interactive NEW YORK , Jan. 22,2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Analyzing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organizations and soc… read more...

'Blockchain' ETFs: A Deep Dive Into BLCN And BLOK

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-19 10:33:38:000

This week we had an important new development in crypto land with the launch of two new blockchain themed ETFs so I thought that I would write up an article on this hot space and see what is on offer. It is important to note that the SEC has not allowed the word… read more...

The 1% Dividend Growth Model Portfolio Will Break The Mold And Transform Opinions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 11:04:25:000

When it comes to low yielding dividend growth stocks, many dividend growth investors tend to ignore them because their yield does not allow them to accumulate much in the way of dividends in the short term. But what about long term? For new or young investors with a long investment time horizo… read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2017-10-18 2017-11-15 2017-10-19 2017-09-28 1.33 FI Dividend income
2017-04-11 2017-05-15 2017-04-13 2017-03-23 1.21 Dividend income
2016-10-19 2016-11-15 2016-10-21 2016-09-29 1.21 Dividend income
2016-04-13 2016-05-13 2016-04-15 2016-03-24 1.1 Dividend income
2015-10-14 2015-11-13 2015-10-16 2015-09-24 1.1 Dividend income
2015-04-08 2015-05-15 2015-04-10 2015-03-25 1.02 Dividend income
2014-10-15 2014-11-17 2014-10-17 2014-09-23 1.02 Dividend income
2014-04-09 2014-05-15 2014-04-11 2014-03-27 0.93 Dividend income
2013-10-09 2013-11-15 2013-10-11 2013-09-26 0.93 Dividend income
2013-04-10 2013-05-15 2013-04-12 2013-03-27 0.81 Dividend income
Ex-Date Declared Date Record Date Payment Date Ratio To Factor For Factor
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