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Intelligent Operations key for organizations to thrive in the future

NEW DELHI, INDIA: 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 Research and Accenture. The move to Intelligent Operations is fast becoming a make-or-break

Accenture acquiring 3D and immersive content producer Mackevision

INDIA: Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Germany-based Mackevision, a global producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content. Mackevision has earned international acclaim for its work on the HBO Series “Game of Thrones” – for which it was awarded an Emmy for

Accenture Innovation Challenge winners develop tech to address sleep disorders

By : CIOL Writers

Accenture announced the winners of the first edition of Accenture Innovation Challenge. The competition was designed to inspire innovation among college students in India. The winners were chosen from 12 teams selected to participate in the Grand Finale round held

Accenture invests in quantum computing firm 1QBit; looks to boost analytics capabilities

INDIA: Accenture has made a minority investment in 1QBit, a quantum computing firm based in Vancouver, Canada, through Accenture Ventures. The move will help Accenture expand its capabilities in quantum computing analytics. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Accenture

Accenture joins ‘Partnership on AI’ to unlock the power of AI tech

USA: Accenture has joined other industry leaders who share its commitment to advancing the field of AI so that it benefits people and society. Founded in 2016, Partnership on AI is an alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers

Apple and Accenture partner to create iOS business solutions

BANGALORE, INDIA: Apple and Accenture are partnering to develop innovative business solutions for iOS. The two companies will launch a new set of tools and services that help enterprise clients transform how they engage with customers using iPhone and iPad. “Starting 10

Accenture opens first innovation hub in Bangalore

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Accenture has launched its first Innovation Hub in Bangalore that will offer clients access to Accenture’s deep industry knowledge, leading technology capabilities and business acumen in more than 40 industries. Over 4,000 people will work at the innovation hub and combine research

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra collaborate to make mid-day meal program more efficient

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Accenture and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by

Accenture acquires UK-based automation service provider Genfour

Accenture has acquired UK-based Genfour, a pure play automation service provider with deep domain expertise and industry experience in assessing, implementing and managing automation solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2012, Genfour has been serving clients across multiple

India, along with China & US to dominate digital platform economy by 2020

By : CIOL Writers

According to the latest report by Accenture, India, China and the US are on the pace to dominate the digital platform economy by 2020, mainly due to the increased online population and the improvement in supportive public policies. Accenture published

Top 20 Tech brands of 2016

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Technology has brought so much into this world, that today we cannot imagine a single day without it. From machines to mobiles, from cars to gadgets, everything that moves on a click or a tap has made our lives simpler

Flipkart beats Amazon & Google to be the most preferred co in India to work for

BANGALORE, INDIA: Do you know where India wants to work? The name might surprise you. It is not any MNC like Google, Facebook or Amazon. The LinkedIn data shows that Flipkart has topped the list top 25 companies in India

Accenture opens cyber security facility in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: Accenture has opened a state-of-the-art cyber center in Bangalore. The new facility will provide access to scarce security capability and demonstrated solutions designed to help organizations detect, respond to and remediate sophisticated cyber threats on-demand, at-speed and at-scale.

Accenture’s integrated Omni-Channel Testing Platform

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Accenture has launched an integrated Omni-Channel Testing Platform to help digital enterprises fast track their Omni-Channel deployments. The platform unifies Accenture’s industry-specific reusable testing libraries with cloud-based and analytics-driven solutions from leading testing solution providers like Applause, Perfecto Mobile, and

Accenture wants to hire more women

USA: Accenture intends to grow the percentage of women it hires to at least 40 percent worldwide by 2017. Approximately 39 percent of the company’s more than 100,000 new hires were women in the fiscal year 2015, ended August. Gender

Does your enterprise have the X-factor to improve customer experience?

NEW YORK: Improving the overall customer experience (CEx) is a top business priority for companies and a main driver behind their digital transformation ambitions. A new commissioned by Accenture and conducted by Forrester Consulting, titled “Digital Transformation in the Age

San Francisco to upgrade financial management system

MUMBAI, INDIA: The city and county of San Francisco is implementing a new financial management system (FMS). The upgrade will help San Franscisco to strengthen its financial health, foster investment and innovation. The FMS will be built on customized Accenture

Accenture strengthens cloud play with Cloud Sherpas acquisition

MUMBAI, INDIA: IT services company Accenture is strengthening its cloud play. It is acquiring Cloud Sherpas, a provider of cloud advisory and technology services specializing in Google, Salesforce and ServiceNow. Secondly, Accenture has created Accenture Cloud First Applications team, which

Accenture acquires London based EnergyQuote JHA

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Accenture has completed its acquisition of EnergyQuote JHA, a London-based energy management and procurement services provider with clients in more than 22 European countries. The acquisition was initially announced on July 21. The acquisition will enhance its

Accenture appoints Anindya Basu as India MD

BANGALORE, INDIA: Accenture has appointed Anindya Basu the  country managing director in India and Rekha M. Menon chairman of Accenture in India. These appointments are effective August 21, 2015. Basu will be responsible for driving Accenture’s domestic business in India and