Accenture News

  • Accenture launches mobile wallet platform for businesses

    Posted February 24, 2014 - 8:55 am

    Accenture is extending its digital payments services with features integrating "big data" analytics capabilities and recommendation tools to allow its clients to build personalized, mobile e-commerce applications.
  • New SAP-Accenture partnership will give customers one throat to choke

    Posted September 5, 2013 - 12:37 pm

    Long-time partners SAP and Accenture are deepening their relationship with a new offering that calls for Accenture to serve as a single point of contact on projects involving SAP's HANA in-memory database platform and Accenture's own intellectual property.
  • 2011 top green-IT vendors

    Posted October 24, 2011 - 1:01 pm

    Technology vendors and data center suppliers were also invited to participate in Computerworld's search for the Top Green-IT Organizations. These companies completed the same survey as the end user organizations and were judged on the same criteria -- most notably, on their IT departments' efforts to reduce energy consumption in their IT equipment, and to use technology to conserve energy and lower carbon emissions. Here are the top 12, in ranked order:
  • SAP revs up mobile application strategy

    Posted May 17, 2011 - 9:43 am

    SAP is giving its ongoing push into mobile applications an extra shove with a series of new products aimed at verticals such as utilities, energy, retail and manufacturing, the company announced Tuesday during the Sapphire Now conference in Orlando.
  • Virgin Media cuts nearly half of IT staff with outsourcing contract expansion

    Posted May 9, 2011 - 4:13 am

    Virgin Media has confirmed that 80 IT roles will be at risk after it expands an existing outsourcing contract with Accenture to continue its integration programme.
  • Nokia hands Symbian OS work and 3,000 employees to Accenture

    Posted April 27, 2011 - 7:59 am

    Nokia will outsource its Symbian software activities to Accenture, transferring 3,000 employees to the company in the process, as it moves its focus to making phones running on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.
  • EMC pays $87.5M fine to settle kickback charges

    Posted May 25, 2010 - 9:38 pm

    The U.S. Department of Justice said today that EMC has paid the government $87.5 million to settle allegations that it gave kickbacks to consultants and overcharged for hardware and software.
  • Developer Tool Spots Unclear Requirements

    Posted May 24, 2010 - 4:43 pm

    Accenture Technology Labs is creating a suite of automated tools to encourage best practices in requirements development for software projects.
  • SAS and Accenture form predictive analytics group

    Posted February 19, 2010 - 5:22 pm

    SAS Institute Inc. and Accenture Plc. are teaming up to form the Accenture SAS Analytics Group, a joint venture that will develop, implement and manage predictive analytics solutions. The venture is a "first for both companies," according to Accenture.
  • Report calls for more collaboration between vendors and the channel

    Posted August 21, 2008 - 9:55 am

    Anecdotal evidence suggests that the channel is weathering the sluggish economy better than most, but that's not to say there are challenges. There's no question that margins are deteriorating, and members of the sales channel have to do more than just resell products to stay afloat. According to a new Accenture report, channel partners are trying to beef up their bottom lines by continuing to add new services and solutions.

  • Accenture report upholds EPA data-center findings

    Posted June 29, 2008 - 4:22 pm

    A report from Accenture that looks at the impact of emerging technologies on reducing power consumption in data centers has largely upheld the findings in a study published last year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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