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Accenture succesfully acquires Arca to bolster its 5G network capabilities

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Arca, a Spanish engineering services company with a focus on network operations and business services. Its 640 employees will join Accenture in Spain. Arca provides multidisciplinary services for network operations — including activities to engineer, design, deploy, and manage telecom infrastructure — supported by an integrated platform that automates network monitoring, optimizes processes and predicts system anomalies. The combination of these capabilities with Accenture’s SynOps platform will advance Accenture’s ability to help organizations pivot operating models to new sources of growth. The acquisition will reinforce Accenture’s role as a key partner for the engineering, design, deployment and…

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Accenture succesfully acquires Arca to bolster its 5G network capabilities

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Arca, a Spanish engineering services company with a focus on network operations and business services. Its 640 employees will join Accenture in Spain. Arca provides multidisciplinary services for network operations — including activities to engineer, design, deploy, and manage telecom infrastructure — supported by an integrated platform that automates…

Accenture Federal Services wins RKSA contract

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded the Recordkeeping Services Acquisition (RKSA) contract by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB). The contract aims to reimagine retirement services for the digital age and improve the customer experience for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The TSP savings and…

Accenture invests in TripleBlind

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in TripleBlind, a data privacy and virtual clean room solution provider. Sharing and extracting insights from sensitive data, such as patient records or tax returns can help accelerate cures for diseases or reduce financial crimes yet concerns around data privacy and governments regulations…

Accenture named as a Leader in Everest Group’s Data & Analytics Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2020

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture is positioned as a Leader in the Everest Group Data & Analytics (D&A) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020. Accenture received one of the highest overall Market Impact ranking, which focuses on market adoption, portfolio mix, and value delivered. This is the second consecutive year that Accenture has been named a Leader in this…

Accenture and Orexo collaborate to launch digital therapeutics

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture has helped the U.S. subsidiary of Swedish pharmaceutical company Orexo launch its first digital therapeutic, vorvida®, for patients in the United States dealing with problematic alcohol use. vorvida® is a web-based digital platform that uses the INTIENT™ Patient solution suite, which is powered by Google Cloud, to enable secure patient interactions and connectivity…

Accenture successfully acquired Avenai

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture has completed the acquisition of Avenai, an Ottawa-based provider of consulting and technology services. Avenai’s experienced consulting team will be bolstered by Accenture’s global reach in helping clients meet their broad ambitions. The deal enhances Accenture’s capacity to drive the digital modernization taking place across the public sector in Canada as many…

Accenture remains on Canada’s top 100 employers list for the 11th straight year

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The FINANCIAL — For the 11th year in a row, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The Canada’s Top 100 Employers ranking, now in its 21st year, is a national competition that identifies employers leading their industries with innovative programs to attract and retain top talent and foster exceptional workplace environments. “It’s an honour to be recognized…

Accenture named as a leader among Oracle SaaS Business Apps Services Providers

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The FINANCIAL —  Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the latest report by Forrester on Oracle software-as-a-service (SaaS) services providers. The report, “The Forrester Wave™: Services Providers For Oracle SaaS Business Apps, Q4 2020,” analyzes the ten most significant service providers for Oracle SaaS business applications, ranking Accenture as a leader with the top…

Accenture Federal Services wins $90 mln U.S. Air Force contract

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a $90 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force develop an integrated capability for planning, scheduling and conducting depot maintenance and to help expand Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) capabilities across logistics and other business domains.  The Maintenance Repair and…

Accenture and Google Cloud partner to help UPC Polska deliver next generation customer experience

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture and Google Cloud have collaborated to help UPC Polska, Poland’s leading connectivity and entertainment provider, move from an on-premises infrastructure to cloud, in response to changing customer demands. Deployed in just six weeks, the new model balances UPC Polska’s traditional IT systems with the speed and flexibility of cloud services to reduce…

Accenture launches Project Spotlight, a new approach to venture capital

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new immersive engagement and investment program targeting emerging technology software startups to help fill strategic innovation gaps for the Global 2000. Called Project Spotlight, the exclusive Accenture Ventures program represents a new approach to engaging with the global software startup community.  Beyond making capital investments, Project Spotlight will offer…

Accenture and Tokyo Women’s Medical University to conduct joint research

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Tokyo Women’s Medical University (TWMU) have agreed to conduct joint research using artificial intelligence (AI) to verify and analyze kidney transplant test results, recognize early-stage kidney transplant rejection tendencies and to foresee side effects in efforts to identify more effective post-operation treatments for patients. Dr. Kazunari Tanabe, Director and Professor…

Accenture successfully acquired SALT Solutions

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of SALT Solutions AG (“SALT Solutions”), a technology consultancy headquartered in Würzburg, Germany. Terms of the transaction, which Accenture announced on September 16, were not disclosed. SALT Solutions implements and maintains technology systems for production, operations and logistics at leading German automotive, manufacturing, consumer goods and chemicals companies. Its more…

Accenture and The Alan Turing Institute partner to conduct AI and data science research and develop apps

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its research collaboration with The Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and AI, by committing to establish a five-year strategic partnership that will create a new data and AI engagement forum, conduct research, and develop applications. The partnership, led by Accenture Applied Intelligence, will bring together…

Accenture helping Siemens Gamesa to develop and implement cloud-based HR solutions

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping Siemens Gamesa, a global leader in renewable energy, develop and implement a cloud-based state-of-the-art human resources (HR) solution to streamline its HR operations, reduce operating costs and improve the employee experience.  Created from the 2017 merger of Siemens Wind and Gamesa, Siemens Gamesa is one of the world’s largest wind-turbine…

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