Key Developments: Accenture PLC (ACN)

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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

Liberbank and Accenture enter strategic agreement to transform the bank's core banking applications
Monday, 19 May 2014 09:18am EDT 

Liberbank:Signs ten-year contract with Accenture.To transform and optimize its core banking applications as part of the bank's strategy to increase operational efficiency and business agility and optimize return on technology investments.Two companies creates joint venture to deliver the services, which include development and maintenance of existing and new core banking applications that support Liberbank's entire banking operations.As part of the agreement, employees from Liberbank and Accenture will transfer to the new company.  Full Article

Accenture PLC to acquire Enkitec
Thursday, 15 May 2014 12:01pm EDT 

Accenture PLC:Entered into an agreement to acquire Enkitec, an Oracle Platinum partner.Enkitec employees will join Accenture's global Infrastructure Services business and become part of the company's previously announced strategic initiative to bring the performance and flexibility of Oracle Engineered Systems to clients more quickly and cost-effectively.  Full Article

Accenture PLC enters into agreement to acquire i4C Analytics
Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 04:03am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Agreement to acquire i4C Analytics.Acquisition will strengthen Accenture's capabilities to quickly offer tailored, industry- and function-specific analytics applications.Terms of transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

Accenture PLC to help Azure Power expand its solar generation business
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 08:33am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Says it has been selected by Azure Power, India's independent solar power producer, to implement an SAP(reg) enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to support and drive growth in its solar generation business.Says it will provide implementation services in support of the SAP solution to Azure Power to help strengthen its business processes and improve planning, budgeting, forecasting, supply chain and revenue projections.  Full Article

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

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