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Accenture to Acquire Pollux to Advance Robotics, Automation Solutions

Accenture

Accenture has agreed to acquire Pollux, a provider of industrial robotics and automation solutions, to expand Accenture’s capabilities across consumer goods, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. “Automation and human + machine collaboration are digitally transforming manufacturing and supply chain operations to be more flexible, resilient, sustainable and safe, and to better meet ever-changing customer demands,” said Nigel Stacey, global lead for Accenture Industry X. 

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Accenture, VMware Launch New Business Group Under $3B Investment to Drive Cloud Strategy; Julie Sweet, Pat Gelsinger Quoted

Julie Sweet

Accenture and VMware have expanded their partnership and launched a business group to enable users adopt a ‘cloud first’ strategy. The new unit will accelerate migration to the cloud, develop applications, and leverage the cloud as a foundation for innovation and new business models to drive value. The new business group is part of Accenture Cloud First, which Accenture launched in 2020 under a $3 billion investment.

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Accenture Report Analyzes CFOs’ Need for Real Time Data

Manish Sharma

Accenture recently published a report that found chief financial officers (CFO) and financial executives need more real-time data to create value. In conducting the report, the company surveyed 450 CFOs and other finance leaders at companies with at least $1 billion in annual revenue. "Operating with real-time data puts the CFO in a unique position to drive positive change for the business," said Manish Sharma.

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Accenture Promotes Executives to Leadership Roles; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet

Accenture has promoted 605 people to managing director, and the appointment by the CEO of 63 people to senior managing director. “These promotions and appointments are a recognition of the tremendous difference these leaders are making for our people, clients, shareholders, partners and communities,” said Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture. 

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Accenture Acquires Arca to Expand 5G Network Capabilities; Manish Sharma Quoted

Manish Sharma

Accenture has acquired Arca, an engineering services company with a focus on network operations and business services, Accenture reported on Friday. With the purchase, Accenture will gain 640 employees. "Together, we will help clients adapt their operating model, expand the skills of their people and drive innovation to unlock the full potential of 5G,” said Manish Sharma.

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Accenture Publishes Report Analyzing Cloud Initiatives & Strategy; Karthik Narain Quoted

Karthik Narain

Accenture has published a new report, titled “Sky High Hopes: Navigating the Barriers to Maximizing Cloud Value,” to analyze businesses’ cloud investments, initiatives and strategy. “Cloud-based transformation offers companies the most powerful way to reinvent their businesses, unleash the expertise and creativity of their people, enhance their sustainability efforts and create new stakeholder value,” said Karthik Narain.

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Accenture Completes Acquisition of Avenai

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Accenture has completed the acquisition of Avenai, an Ottawa-based provider of consulting and technology services, which will bolster Accenture’s global footprint and support customers’ missions. The purchase will advance Accenture’s ability to drive digital modernization across the public sector in Canada as many departments and agencies embrace change, rapidly move to the cloud and improve services. 

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Accenture Partners with The Alan Turing Institute to Research Emerging Tech; Adrian Smith, George Marcotte Quoted

Adrian Smith

Accenture has collaborated with The Alan Turing Institute, under a five-year strategic partnership, to develop a new data and AI engagement forum, conduct research and create applications. “Our new five-year partnership will build on this relationship and deliver cutting-edge research, innovation and impact for the benefit of the wider UK economy,” said Adrian Smith, director and chief executive of The Alan Turing Institute.

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Accenture to Deliver Cloud HR Services to Siemens Gamesa; Eric Schaeffer Quoted

Eric Schaeffer

Accenture has announced that it will help Siemens Gamesa develop and implement a cloud-based human resources (HR) solution to support Siemens Gamesa’s HR operations, reduce operating costs and improve user experience. “Siemens Gamesa understands the value that high-quality streamlined HR services can provide to its workforce and its bottom line,” said Eric Schaeffer.

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Accenture, NEOGOV, NASCA Release Report on State Gov’t Workforce Transformation

Workforce Transformation

A new report from Accenture, NEOGOV and the National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA) has found that state governments are prioritizing training, succession planning and performance management in their pandemic-related workforce strategies. Accenture, NASCA and NEOGOV collated data from NASCA’s 2019 and 2020 conferences as part of the study.

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