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Accenture and SAP Build Prototype that Uses Distributed Ledger Technology to Enable More Efficient, Secure and Reliable Payments Between…

Companies Collaborate with R3’s Corda Platform for Real-Time Gross Settlement System Accenture and R3 are collaborating and co-innovating to build a real-time gross settlement system that will enable faster, more efficient, reliable and secure payments between banks and customers. With real-time gross settlement (RTGS) systems, electronic funds transfers between banks occur in real time and settle on a one-to-one basis. This process is often used for high-value transactions that require immediate clearing and are…

FinTech Innovation Lab New York Now Accepting Applicants for 2020 Class

Founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, Program That Supports NYC as a Fintech Center Is in Its 10th Year Applications are now being accepted for the FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth collaboration with top financial services and venture capital firms. The FinTech Innovation Lab is designed for…

Accenture Expands Innovation Hub in Chicago, Adds New Industry X.0 Studio to Accelerate Smart, Connected Products and Services Development…

Accenture has expanded its Chicago Innovation Hub with a new Industry X.0 studio to help clients accelerate the development of new smart connected products and services from months to weeks. The new studio provides a uniquely equipped environment that fuses design, software engineering, hardware engineering and industry expertise. It is located in the mHUB, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing physical product innovation center. Accenture Tower in Chicago “Our clients, who are leaders in virtually every industry, are…

Accenture Continues Aggressive Acquisition Spree; Scoops UK-Based Innovation Firm ‘Happen’ to Boost Products Industry X.0…

Accenture has acquired Happen to boost its front-end innovation and analytics capabilities to help clients introduce transformational products and services. Happen is a privately-owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. The transactional details are yet to be publicized. Happen’s employees will join the innovation practice within Accenture’s Products Industry X.0 business, which helps clients use…

Accenture Interactive Announces Intent to Acquire French Data Marketing Firm Sutter Mills

Expanding Its Capabilities in Data-Driven Marketing Strategy, Adtech and Martech Would Strengthen Accenture Interactive’s Ability to Help Brands Deliver Hyper-Relevant Experiences at Scale Accenture has agreed to acquire Sutter Mills, a French firm that specializes in developing and executing data-driven marketing strategies for clients. The acquisition requires prior consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.…

Accenture Launches Experience Activation Network to Power Growth for World’s Leading Brands

New flagship center in Mumbai joins the world’s largest concentration of marketing activation experts Accenture has opened a center in Mumbai that serves as the centerpiece of its new “experience activation network,” a collection of state-of-the-art sites worldwide that are dedicated to powering brand experiences that deliver marketing-led growth. The experience activation network is part of Accenture Interactive Operations — the marketing managed services arm of Accenture Interactive — which harnesses talent,…

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report for Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities

Accenture has been positioned as a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities 2019 Vendor Assessment. Accenture positioned as a Utilities Leader in digital transformation worldwide in latest IDC MarketScape report @Accenture_Util Accenture was recognized for key strengths, including its ability to successfully envision, position and execute strategic projects and real transformational initiatives; reliably and capably mobilize the right resources at a global level…

Accenture to Acquire Analytics8, Australian Analytics and Data Specialists

Acquisition Will Strengthen Accenture’s Capabilities to Deliver AI-Powered Data and Advanced Analytics Services to Clients Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specialises in data management, reporting and visualisation, data science and analytics services. “Together we will offer a unique, AI-based approach to help clients combine data, analytics and automation at scale.” Founded in 2002, Analytics8 provides data and analytics…

Accenture Helps Radisson Hotel Group Transform its Group Sales, Business Development, and Operations in the Americas with Integrated Digital…

Platform built on Salesforce improves effectiveness and efficiency of operations, enables growth Accenture has helped Radisson Hotel Group in the Americas develop and implement a new digital customer relationship management platform and mobile application, bringing them together in a single, scalable system that makes it easier for the company’s franchisees and owners to do business with the global hotel group. The new platform helps to effectively drive sales growth, while ensuring standardized and efficient operations.…

Accenture to Support Brandix Accelerate Journey to “Future-Ready” Its Operations

Accenture has signed an agreement to help Brandix, the leading apparel manufacturer in Sri Lanka, transform its manufacturing, supply chain, finance and human resources operations to set the stage for the company’s digital future. Under the terms of the agreement, Accenture will help Brandix develop innovative solutions that focus on process excellence, productivity improvement, data-driven analytics and the internet of things — all while driving end-to-end integrated solutions. Marketing Technology News: Cendyn…

Accenture Named a Leader in Gartner’s Inaugural Magic Quadrant for Oracle Cloud Applications Services, Worldwide

Accenture has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 “Magic Quadrant for Oracle Cloud Applications Services, Worldwide ” and is positioned highest for its ability to execute. This is the first time that Gartner has published a report, “support sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders in their Oracle Cloud Applications service vendor selection.” “More than ever, successful digital transformation with cloud technologies means the difference between being a market leader or becoming obsolete. To succeed in this…

US E-Commerce Trends Linked to Nielsen’s Prime Day Analytics

More of an FYI, already into Amazon Prime Day 2019, we are on the eve of what has grown to become one of the biggest shopping moments of the year across on and offline retail. What can we expect to see this time in the US E-Commerce industry? Guided by last year’s numbers, here are some of Nielsen’s Prime Day predictions. Justin Belgiano, Senior Vice President of Consumer Data Practice, Nielsen, said - “The stage has been set for a Prime Day where health & beauty and grocery will dominate--and omni-channel…

Constant Contact Unveils New WooCommerce and Shopify Offerings at 2019 Internet Retailer Conference

Online marketing leader making strategic moves to help small businesses succeed with e-commerce Constant Contact, an Endurance International Group company and leader in small business marketing solutions, announced a new integration with WooCommerce, one of the world's most popular e-commerce platforms, enabling users to turn their WordPress website into an online store. Constant Contact is also enhancing its Shopify integration with the introduction of purchase activity segmentation. Small businesses using WooCommerce…

Oracle Joins Forces with Accenture and Capgemini to Rethink Customer Data Platform Market

Experts in customer data and intelligence help B2B and B2C organizations maximize customer interactions across channels and applications To help organizations quickly and easily bring together customer data from across the entire organization, Oracle is collaborating with Accenture and Capgemini to address the hype and confusion around the Customer Data Platform (CDP) market. Oracle, together with the two Platinum level members of Oracle PartnerNetwork, are moving beyond current CDP capabilities to power richer digital…

Engaging Gen Z: How to Capture Feedback from these Elusive Consumers

As Market Researchers, we concern ourselves with people: their spending habits, their social tendencies, any piece of data that can give us a better understanding of consumers. Until recently, Generation Z (those under twenty-ones of the world) were of little concern to our practice. Their age made their market influence insignificant. However, today, Gen Z is estimated to have around $143 billion in buying power and influence around 93 percent of household spending. Needless to say, it is high time we start capturing data…

Accenture to Expand Industry X.0 Capabilities with Acquisition of Zielpuls to Create Smart Products and Services for Carmakers

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Zielpuls, a technology consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 in the design of smart products and services for automotive companies and will be expanded to support clients in the medical technology, industrial equipment and high-tech industries. Zielpuls provides architecture, development, engineering and management services for complex digital products and services. Work examples include an automated…

The Data Literacy Project Announces Advisory Board to Support the Drive for a More Data Literate Society

Global Data Leaders Unite to Help Inform and Deliver the Project’s Mission of Making Data Literacy an Educational and Workplace Imperative Data Literacy Project, the community dedicated to making society fluent in data, is announcing the launch of its Advisory Board with eight key appointments: Jordan Morrow, Qlik; Paul Malyon, Experian; Jane Crofts, Data To The People; Rahul Bhargava, MIT; Meri Rosich, VISA ; Chantilly Jaggernauth, Millennials and Data; Ben Jones, Data Literacy, LLC; and , LLC. “It is testimony to the…

Accenture Interactive Accelerates its Mission to Reinvent Agency Model by Agreeing to Acquire Creative Agency, Droga5

Iconic Agency will Bring Additional Depth in Brand Thinking and Creativity to the World’s Largest Experience Agency Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Droga5, one of the world’s most innovative and influential creative agencies. The New York-based agency will become part of Accenture Interactive, boosting its capabilities as an Experience Agency able to design, build and run customer experiences that grow brands and businesses. “Customer experience is a proven driver of competitive advantage and…

Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of Danish Creative Agency Hjaltelin Stahl

Accenture has completed its acquisition of Hjaltelin Stahl, a leading Danish creative agency, known for its ability to create unique and consistent cross-media experiences for its clients. The award-winning Copenhagen-based agency is now part of Accenture Interactive, boosting its capabilities as an experience agency in the Nordic countries and beyond. “With the addition of Hjaltelin Stahl to Accenture Interactive we significantly strengthen our ability to design, build and run the best customer experiences for our clients…

Why Relevancy at Scale Should be Key Priority for Consumer Brands

The big consumer brands that have long defined the industry are no longer untouchable. A combination of rapidly changing consumer needs and expectations and a leveling competitive playing field is creating a highly uncertain, disruptive environment — one full of challenges, but ripe with new possibility too. Today’s consumers expect brands to know them inside out — and use that knowledge to deliver authentic products, services, and experiences that are entirely relevant when it really matters. It means that creating…