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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 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 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 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…

Accenture to acquire OpusLine and create a dedicated health practice in France

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Paris-based OpusLine, one of the leading consulting companies that provides strategic advisory and transformational services to public- and private-sector healthcare providers as well as life sciences and insurance companies in France. Following the acquisition of OpusLine, Accenture would be better positioned to provide…

Accenture successfully completed acquisition of B2B sales firm – N3

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The FINANCAIL — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of N3, an Atlanta-based business-to-business (B2B) sales firm that combines specialized talent with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities to enable smarter, more efficient sales interactions.  Now part of Accenture Operations, N3’s approximately 2,200 employees have specialized skills across complex areas like cloud, platforms and…

Accenture named as a leader and market maker in capiolT’s new reports

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture has been strongly positioned as the overall leader and “market maker” in two new reports from capioIT, “Salesforce.com Global Systems Integration and Services Providers Capture Share Report – 2020” and “Salesforce.com Asia Pacific Systems Integration Capture Share Report – 2020.” The reports analyze the changing dynamics of the Salesforce services landscape and…

Accenture’s 12-week program FinTech Innovation Lab New York now accepts applications

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The FINANCIAL — Applications are now being accepted for the FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage financial technology companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth collaboration with top financial services and venture capital firms. The FinTech Innovation…

Nation-state hackers are using new tools to get paid ransoms

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The FINANCIAL — Some of the world’s most skilled nation-state cyber adversaries and notorious ransomware gangs are deploying an arsenal of new open-sourced tools, actively exploiting corporate email systems and using online extortion to scare victims into paying ransoms, according to the 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report  from Accenture. Leveraging Accenture’s cyber threat intelligence (CTI) capabilities, the report —…