Tag: Accenture

Accenture to Acquire EnergyQuote JHA, Expand Energy Management As-a-Service Capabilities

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire EnergyQuote JHA, a Pan-European energy management and procurement services provider. The acquisition will bolster Accenture’s energy procurement capabilities in Europe and further enhance its ability to deliver energy management as-a-service to clients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and the acquisition is subject to […]

By July 22, 2015 Read More →

Accenture Extends Procurement BPO Agreement with Deutsche Bank

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced a five-year contract extension with Deutsche Bank to continue to provide procurement business process outsourcing (BPO) services globally to the bank. The extended agreement is designed to reduce operational costs, enhance spending control and streamline sourcing and procurement services of Deutsche Bank. Accenture is a member of Deutsche Bank’s Supplier […]

By July 8, 2015 Read More →

Accenture, Moven Join Forces to Transform Digital Banking Solutions

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Moven, the world’s first banking service to provide real-time behavioral feedback to help customers change their spending habits and save more, have signed a services agreement to jointly develop next-generation digital banking solutions. In conjunction with the services agreement, the companies have also entered into an alliance agreement to provide digital […]

By May 18, 2015 Read More →

Accenture Awarded $966 Million Contract to Support Federal Student Aid Programs

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Accenture Federal Services a 10-year, $966 million contract to continue operations and maintenance of the federal financial aid system that helps make college a reality for millions of students and their families. Accenture has been working with the department on the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) system since […]

By April 28, 2015 Read More →

Accenture Increases U.S. Paid Maternity Leave to 16 Weeks

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has doubled its maternity leave benefits by offering up to 16 weeks of paid leave for its U.S. full-time and part-time women employees. “Providing our people with career opportunities that are unmatched in the industry means that we must help them navigate the choices and challenges of caring for a new child while […]

By March 17, 2015 Read More →

Damm Group Equips Field Sales Team with New Levels of Data and Insight through Mobile Solution Developed with Accenture

BARCELONA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Damm Group, the Spanish beverage company, has implemented a mobile application which allows its salesforce to make data-driven decisions when negotiating commercial agreements, and to more effectively target promotional activity. Developed by Accenture (NYSE:ACN), the new application integrates an SAP® CRM solution with Microsoft Windows® 8 tablets to provide sales representatives and distributors with […]

Accenture Helps Visa Build Connected Car Commerce Proof-of-Concept

BARCELONA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is working with Visa Inc. to explore the future of Internet of Things-based commerce by developing a connected car proof-of-concept. Ademo simulating this use case will be showcased by Visa at Mobile World Congress, March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain (Exhibit Booth D40, Hall 6), which shows the scenario of customers ordering food […]

BPO for the Next Generation

BPO for the Next Generation

How analytics, insights and innovation are revolutionizing the outsourcing industry Since its mainstream inception in the 1990s, a comprehensive and successful business process outsourcing (BPO) program has consisted of three main elements: cost reduction, transaction processing of non-core functions (such as human resources and finance and accounting), and offshoring. The entire concept was built around […]

By January 20, 2014 Read More →
Going Where No Company Had Ever Gone Before: The World’s Largest Procurement BPO Engagement Realizes Its Vision | Article

Going Where No Company Had Ever Gone Before: The World’s Largest Procurement BPO Engagement Realizes Its Vision | Article

16th Annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards—Best Financial Services: Deutsche Bank and Accenture “Working as one cohesive team, we over-delivered on our business case and we’re still on an upward trajectory. Eight years after initiating the largest procurement BPO engagement in the world, we’re here, we’re successful and it’s working.” Ken Litton, Managing Director, Chief Procurement Officer, Deutsche […]

BPO Analysts Take on the Market Notes from Our NelsonHall Fireside Chat | Market Analysis

BPO Analysts Take on the Market Notes from Our NelsonHall Fireside Chat | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home INVESTMENT CONCLUSION: We caught up with BPO industry analysts NelsonHall. First half 2012, BPO deal conversion rates have been hampered by macro factors and risk aversion following a strong 2011, potentially leading to pent up demand. There is an increasing focus on domain expertise, which translates into a Race Up the Value […]

By August 28, 2012 Read More →
Outsourcing: Top 10 Takeaways | Market Analysis

Outsourcing: Top 10 Takeaways | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home The outsourcing space is facing two factors heading into 2013. The first is the macro. The space is at a critical juncture with price declines taking place, but contained to specific verticals (capital markets). If the macro remains stable, then the problem is contained, but if it deteriorates we could […]

By August 17, 2012 Read More →
Top 10 Takeaways: Earnings Season Ends on Up Note | Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: Earnings Season Ends on Up Note | Market Analysis

Back to Market Analysis home Earnings season came to an end this week for the outsourcing group. Cognizant reported solid results and maintained 2012 guidance. The results ended the season on an up note. As we cross through the mid point of the year (2012), we turn our attention to 2013 prospects. The demand environment […]

By August 13, 2012 Read More →
Top 10 Takeaways: Is the Market Pricing Everything? – Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: Is the Market Pricing Everything? – Market Analysis

Top 10 Takeaways: Is the Market Pricing Everything In? Data Points For Your Investment Mosaic 1. Gartner reports worldwide IT outsourcing grew 8% in 2011 to $246.6 bn from $228.7 bn (5/21/12). Vendors with cloud based offerings and Indian providers were cited as the fastest areas of growth. Top 5 providers by revenue were IBM, […]

Taking IT Offshore” Weekly: BPO takes Center Stage – Market Analysis

Taking IT Offshore” Weekly: BPO takes Center Stage – Market Analysis

The BPO demand environment took center stage this week as Genpact and EXLService reported results. Our takeaway was that the demand environment for BPO is healthy. There are a number of data points to confirm this. Solid quarterly results from the BPO players. Positive commentary regarding BPO provided by larger IT services firms and outsourcing […]

Independent Insurance Agencies Embrace Outsourcing to Thrive in a Challenging Market | Article

Independent Insurance Agencies Embrace Outsourcing to Thrive in a Challenging Market | Article

It’s not easy being an independent insurance agent these days. Margins are down, the market is soft and direct sellers are promoting a virtual, ‘click-and-pick’ approach to an industry traditionally built on personal relationships and trust. To increase profitability, these agencies have to run lean, automating as many processes as possible. However, even with the […]

Outsourcing F&A and HR Enables Rapid Growth | Article

Outsourcing F&A and HR Enables Rapid Growth | Article

Outsourcing Excellence Award – Best Global Services: Carillion PLC and Accenture Carillion PLC is a leading support services company. It operates in a highly competitive industry where achieving its margin targets demands a rigorous approach to controlling costs and delivering profitable growth. Carillion’s disparate processes and underlying systems were a potential obstacle to that growth. […]