Key Developments: Accenture PLC (ACN)

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Accenture and Avanade complete digital workplace implementation at Standard Life
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 04:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Says Accenture and Avanade have completed the implementation of a new suite of collaborative workplace technologies at Standard Life.Initiative is part of Standard Life's Digital Workplace strategic program, which is designed to streamline its IT services across all its businesses in Europe, North America and Asia.Providing its employees globally with a consolidated, enhanced and digitally-enabled working environment so they can better support the company's growth agenda, and reduce operating costs.  Full Article

Southern Trust modernizes insurance policy and billing systems with software from Accenture
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 07:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Implementation of Accenture Duck Creek Policy and Accenture Duck Creek Billing software at Southern Trust.Southern Trust also benefits from Accenture Duck Creek Commercial Lines Templates, a pre-configured insurance product deployment solution for Insurance Services Office (ISO)-based commercial lines and National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)-based workers' compensation products.Duck Creek Templates include active maintenance with changes and updates, delivered 90 days in advance of the effective date.  Full Article

Accenture to help Boston Children's Hospital streamline consumer experience
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 12:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Selected by the Boston Children's Hospital, a teaching hospital, to develop an strategy to help streamline the consumer experience, from scheduling an appointment to paying a bill.  Full Article

Accenture and Siemens completes formation of Omnetric Group - a joint venture focused on smart grid solutions
Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 03:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC and Siemens:Completed the formation of a joint venture company called OMNETRIC Group.Omnetric Group will bring together Siemens' smart grid products and solutions; Accenture's management and technology consulting, systems integration and managed-services capabilities.  Full Article

Accenture PLC receives contract for $54 mln IDIQ to support U.S. Navy supply systems command
Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 07:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Says The U.S. Department of the Navy has selected Accenture Federal Services to provide information technology support under a multi-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract.The IDIQ has a one-year base contracting period with four, one-year option periods and a total ceiling of $53.7 mln.Under the contracting vehicle, Accenture will be able to provide services to support, maintain and improve Navy information systems, conduct analytics efforts and provide international programs support to the Naval Supply Systems Command's Business Systems Center in Mechanicsburg, Pa.Work under the IDIQ will include providing information technology sustainment and operations support for the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (Navy ERP) system and enhancing other existing information technology programs.  Full Article

Tokyo Metropolitan Government awards Accenture PLC second contract
Monday, 31 Mar 2014 09:00pm EDT 

Accenture PLC:The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has awarded Accenture a second, one-year contract, through March 2015.To continue attracting foreign companies to locate their regional headquarters or research and development (R&D) centers in Tokyo's Special Zone for Asian Headquarters.  Full Article

Accenture PLC declares semi-annual cash dividend
Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 07:01am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Declares semi-annual cash dividend of $0.93 per share on Accenture plc Class A ordinary shares for shareholders of record at the close of business on April 11.Accenture SCA will declare semi-annual cash dividend of $0.93 per share on Accenture SCA Class I common shares for shareholders of record at close of business on April 8.These dividends are both payable on May 15.  Full Article

Accenture PLC gives Q3 2014 revenue guidance in line with analysts' estimates; raises low end of prior FY 2014 revenue guidance; raises FY 2014 EPS guidance
Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 07:01am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Expects Q3 2014 net revenues to be in the range of $7.40 billion to $7.65 billion.Expects FY 2014 net revenue growth to be in the range of 3 percent to 6 percent in local currency, compared with 2 percent to 6 percent previously.Expects FY 2014 diluted EPS to be in the range of $4.50 to $4.62, compared with $4.44 to $4.56 previously.Reported revenue of $28.56 billion in FY 2013.Q3 2014 revenue of $7.56 billion - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2014 revenue of $29.64 billion and EPS of $4.51 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Accenture PLC helps Southwest Power Pool with Successful Launch of Integrated Marketplace
Friday, 21 Mar 2014 11:00am EDT 

Accenture PLC and Southwest Power Pool:Launch of SPP's integrated marketplace in which market participants buy and sell wholesale energy and reserves in both a day-ahead and real-time market through operation of single, consolidated SPP balancing authority.Accenture was selected in 2011 to provide services in program and project management, systems integration, technical architecture, regulatory services and readiness and deployment management.  Full Article

Huntsman selects Accenture to deliver strategic information management system built on SAP HANA
Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 10:03am EDT 

Huntsman Corporation:Selectes Accenture to help improve use of business analytics and to drive standardization and efficiency through the design and implementation of integrated enterprise performance management system built on the SAP HANA platform.  Full Article


Accenture warns consulting business to remain weak

- Accenture Plc warned that weakness in its consulting business that hurt second-quarter results would carry on though the year, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent.

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