Key Developments: Accenture PLC (ACN)

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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

HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Ltd and Accenture PLC sign multi-year application outsourcing agreement to support insurer's digital operations
Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 01:33am EDT 

HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Ltd and Accenture PLC:Signs multi-year application outsourcing agreement, under which Accenture will develop, implement and manage range of existing digital applications for insurer.Says Accenture will maintain and upgrade HDFC ERGO's existing digital channels, including web portals and mobile applications.Says Accenture will also develop analytical models to help insurer better adapt its sales strategy according to its customers' evolving needs.  Full Article

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. selects Accenture to modernize infrastructure and streamline processes using duck creek software
Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 07:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Baldwin & Lyons Inc. selected Accenture to enhance core insurance system with software platform that can help consolidate processes for increased efficiencies and faster response to market changes.Baldwin & Lyons will use Accenture Duck Creek Policy and Accenture Duck Creek Billing software for quoting, underwriting, billing and policy lifecycle support.With centralized management for both agency and direct billing activities, Duck Creek Billing will allow Baldwin & Lyons to offer customers more payment options and help improve collection rates and response time to billing inquiries.  Full Article

Accenture PLC to help Fiat-Chrysler Group develop connected services for uconnect systems in the EMEA region
Friday, 20 Jun 2014 06:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:To develop the next range of connected services for its Uconnect systems in Europe, Middle East and Africa.Uconnect systems are integrated into Fiat-Chrysler Group's vehicles to provide drivers with communication, entertainment and navigation features that help keep them focused on driving.  Full Article

Accenture forms alliance with Cloudera
Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 08:32am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Entered into an alliance agreement with Cloudera, a in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop.To empower enterprises with data as platform offering.To give clients access to Cloudera's enterprise data hub.This big data platform will help clients to better utilize their big data and compete in today's increasingly digital world.  Full Article

DigitalGlobe Selects Accenture to provide flexible staffing for application development and testing
Monday, 16 Jun 2014 07:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Says it has been awarded a contract from DigitalGlobe, Inc.Says to provide flexible, high-quality, and affordable staffing for application development and testing projects.Under the contract, DigitalGlobe will have fast and easy access to Accenture application services professionals, who will support various DigitalGlobe software projects around the world.As part of the agreement, Accenture will deliver process transformation, application development and application testing services for each project.This work will include writing application code and setting up application development tools, processes and metrics.  Full Article

Accenture PLC completes acquisition of Enkitec
Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 04:15pm EDT 

Accenture PLC:Completes its acquisition of Enkitec, Oracle Platinum partner and Oracle database administration and development.Acquisition, first announced on May 15, brings Enkitec's substantial expertise and experience to Accenture's Oracle business and will help simplify solution implementation, increase productivity and accelerate time to value with Oracle engineered systems and database technologies for clients.  Full Article

Accenture PLC expands its enterprise performance management capabilities with acquisition of PureApps
Monday, 9 Jun 2014 10:33am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Acquires PureApps, UK-based Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) provider that helps clients use financial insight and analysis to improve organizational effectiveness through better cost management and strategy execution.Acquisition will strengthen Accenture's end-to-end EPM capabilities and enable Accenture to help CFOs transform the finance function using emerging digital technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.PureApps will be integrated into Accenture's Finance and Enterprise Performance practice, part of Accenture Strategy.PureApps's technical capabilities will complement Accenture's extensive consulting expertise for the finance function, including its global shared services offering.  Full Article


Accenture expects better profitability amid lower costs

- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc said it expects profitability to improve this fiscal year as it focuses on trimming operating costs.

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