Key Developments: Accenture PLC (ACN)

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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

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


Accenture raises full-year revenue forecast after strong first quarter

- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped the company post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue.

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