Key Developments: Accenture PLC (ACN)

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GE and Accenture announces Breakthrough Industrial Internet Technology for safer, more efficient oil and gas pipeline operations
Monday, 8 Sep 2014 08:00am EDT 

Accenture PLC:GE (GE) and Accenture (ACN) announces launch of Intelligent Pipeline Solution, the first-ever Industrial Internet offering to help pipeline operators make better decisions concerning the condition of their critical machines and assets in oil and gas pipeline industry.It combines Pipeline Management, a GE Predictivity software solution powered by Predix(TM)platform, with Accenture's digital technology and systems integration capabilities, to help customers make better, faster decisions on their pipeline operations to improve safety and prevent costly downtime.Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG), strategically located within the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, will be first customer to implement this breakthrough technology across its network of 15,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines.  Full Article

Accenture awarded two contracts to manage U.S. Army's General Fund Financial System
Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 07:18am EDT 

Accenture PLC:The U.S. Army has awarded Accenture Federal Services two contracts with a combined value of $53.1 mln to provide continued maintenance and operations support to one of largest enterprise resource planning systems in the world, the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS).Under one contract, valued at $42 mln.Accenture will provide maintenance and daily operations support across several functions, including project management, help desk and application development.Accenture also will provide on-site technical and training support to GFEBS at bases and installations throughout Army as part of an $11.1 mln award.Contracts will continue to help the Army improve financial accountability across the service.  Full Article

Accenture PLC completes acquisition of Hytracc Consulting
Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 09:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Completes acquisition of Hytracc Consulting.  Full Article

Accenture PLC wins contract to help Belgium Fedict
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 01:15am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Announces that it has been awarded a one-year contract to help the Cabinet of the State Secretary for Civil Services and Modernization of Public Services and Federal Public Service for Information and Communications Technology (Fedict) to improve government IT systems.Says the project include developing and understanding the three-year IT strategy for each organization.Identifying areas for increased collaboration, within the federal government, by examining current and future portfolio needs across all agencies.Creating a roadmap to help Fedict bridge gaps between current and future plans.  Full Article

Accenture PLC to provide technology-enabled services and solutions for Caterpillar
Monday, 11 Aug 2014 04:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Says agreement through which Caterpillar will use telematics to enable advanced connected equipment services for its industry segments and customers.  Full Article

Accenture PLC to acquire Hytracc Consulting
Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 09:43am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Entered into an agreement to acquire Hytracc Consulting, a consulting company that designs and implements hydrocarbon production data management and accounting solutions that help oil and gas companies.Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and the acquisition is subject to regulatory review and other customary closing conditions.  Full Article

U.S Department of Treasury awards Accenture $48 mln contract for IT and financial management services
Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 07:10am EDT 

Accenture PLC:The U.S. Department of Treasury has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) five-year, $48 mln task order for IT and financial management services across the Department's bureaus and offices to improve technologies and service levels.Accenture's work will include technology recommendations, acquisition support, IT strategy, systems security, financial systems, project and program management, enterprise architecture and development and support services.Says it will also update and execute the Treasury's IT strategy, focusing on reducing operational costs and improving efficiency across the agency.Task order was awarded under the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Total Information Processing Support Services (TIPSS-4) Information Technology Services (ITS) indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle.Treasury Department is responsible for a wide range of activities and operates and maintains systems that are critical to the nation's financial infrastructure, such as managing the funds necessary to run the federal government.Accenture Federal Services is a U.S. company, with offices in Arlington, Va., and is wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP.Accenture's federal business serves nearly every cabinet-level department and 20 of federal organizations with clients at defense, intelligence, public safety and civilian agencies.  Full Article

Accenture PLC works with ABS-CBN Corp to deliver digital content and communications services to mobile customers
Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 08:03am EDT 

ABS-CBN Corp:To deliver digital content as well as communications services to its mobile customers, with systems integration help from Accenture.ABS-CBN is the Philippines' information and entertainment conglomerate.ABS-CBNmobile was implemented by Accenture with a customer relationship management platform that incorporates customer care, billing, and revenue management capabilities.  Full Article

Accenture to provide application management services to Shell for engineering, production and process control
Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 02:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Receives a multi-year managed services contract by Shell to support engineering, production and process control across its upstream and downstream operations.To provide Shell`s Project & Technology organisation with application management services.To support and maintain applications such as Oracle Primavera, Intergraph┬« SmartPlant┬« and OSIsoft`s PI System.  Full Article

Accenture PLC gives Q4 2014 revenue outlook in line with analysts' estimates; narrows FY 2014 revenue outlook to a range in line with analysts' estimates; lowers high end of prior FY 2014 EPS outlook
Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 07:01am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Expects Q4 2014 net revenues to be in the range of $7.45 - $7.70 bln.Expects FY 2014 net revenue growth to be in the range of 4 - 5 pct in local currency, compared with 3- 6 pct previously.Expects FY 2014 diluted EPS to be in the range of $4.50 to $4.54, compared with $4.50 to $4.62 previously.Reported revenue of $28.562 bln in FY 2013.Q4 2014 revenue of $7.56 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2014 revenue of $29.604 bln, EPS of $4.53 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

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