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TORONTO; July 19, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Cloudworks, a leading Toronto-based Oracle Cloud implementation service provider across North America. The deal further enhances Accenture’s capabilities to deliver Oracle solutions to clients on their journeys to the cloud. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Read more.
TORONTO; June 1, 2021 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found that many Canadians have acquired significant new caregiving responsibilities at home during the pandemic, yet most are unaware of what social services are available to them. Read more.
TORONTO; May 20, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened the application period for the fifth annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge, which seeks to support innovative solutions for improving the way people access, receive, manage and finance healthcare in North America. Read more.
TORONTO; May 12, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a Public Sector Partner of the Year award from Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), recognizing its role in helping Canadian public sector organizations drive innovation and build solutions on the AWS Cloud. Read more.
TORONTO; May 10, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Canadians live, work and socialize, accelerating demand for innovation as retailers, consumer goods, and travel companies shift from reacting to the crisis to reinventing products and services, according to findings of a new global survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; Apr. 28, 2021 – For the second year in a row, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received Platinum Parity Certification—the highest level possible—from Women in Governance, a not-for-profit organization in Canada dedicated to empowering women through their career advancement. Read more.
TORONTO; March 31, 2021 – As the Canadian fintech sector looks to rebound from challenges brought on by the pandemic, its future global strength will depend, in part, on the willingness and ability of all ecosystem players to foster innovation, collaborate and expand internationally, finds a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO and NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2021 – According to the Accenture Technology Vision 2021, technology was a lifeline during the global pandemic—enabling new ways of working and doing business, creating new interactions and experiences, and improving health and safety. Read more.
TORONTO; Feb. 24, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape: Canada Salesforce Implementation Services 2020 Vendor Assessment (IDC#CA46257720, December 2020). Read more.
TORONTO and MONTREAL; Feb. 11, 2021 – With a goal to become the fastest bank for small businesses in Canada, National Bank of Canada (TSX: NA) is modernizing its commercial financing platform with the support of nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a pioneer in cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; Feb. 5, 2021 – To help Canadian organizations accelerate their digital transformations and rapidly become ‘cloud first’ organizations, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jennifer Jackson as Cloud First Lead for Canada as part of the roll out of the recent global launch of Accenture Cloud First. Read more.
TORONTO; Jan. 28, 2021 – The pandemic-driven acceleration of digital adoption and the resulting new, agile ways of operating could unlock $200 billion in profitable growth in Canada if applied broadly, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; Jan. 26, 2021 – The number of consumers willing to share significant data on their health and other lifestyle-related habits with their insurer to reduce premiums has grown over the past two years, but their trust in insurers to look after that data has fallen, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; Dec. 15, 2020 – As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; Dec. 8, 2020 – A large majority (77%) of CEOs said they will fundamentally change how their companies interact with customers as a priority to drive business growth, according to a new report released by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; Dec. 7, 2020 – The replacement of in-person branch interactions with impersonal digital transactions through online and mobile channels during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada has accelerated the ongoing erosion of consumer trust in banks, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; Dec. 3, 2020 – Despite years of focused effort, many Canadian enterprises are still struggling to realize the full value of their cloud investments, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals. Read more.
TORONTO; Dec. 1, 2020 – nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a pioneer in cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have supported Vancity, Canada’s largest community credit union, in evolving its commercial lending business through the implementation of the nCino Bank Operating System®. Read more.
TORONTO; Nov. 19, 2020 – Although online shopping is on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two-thirds (68 per cent) of Canadians still plan to visit stores during the holiday shopping season, according to the 2020 Holiday Shopping Report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
VANCOUVER and TORONTO; Sept. 22, 2020 – To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Motive.io have created life-like virtual reality training that teaches healthcare workers how to safely put on and take off personal protective equipment (PPE). The training was developed in collaboration with University of British Columbia (UBC) and BC Women’s Hospital. Read more.
TORONTO; Sept. 9, 2020 – People’s refocus on their local community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic will be long-term, bringing about the “decade of the home” and forcing retailers and consumer goods companies to tailor their products and services to drive a more local experience, according to findings of a recent global survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.
TORONTO; August 4, 2020– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade Canada are proud to announce they have jointly won the 2020 Microsoft Canada Enterprise Impact Award. The annual Canadian awards recognize Microsoft partners that have focused on bettering the lives of Canadians, aligned their efforts with customer excellence, and who have created innovative solutions leveraging Microsoft products, services and technology. Read more.
TORONTO; July 9, 2020 – Miranda McKie, a manager of applied intelligence and data architecture at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in Canada, has been recognized as the 2020 Catalyst Honours Emerging Leader Champion for her contributions to accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion and diversity. Read more.
NEW YORK and TORONTO; May 5, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Callisto Integration (“Callisto”), a Canada-based provider of consulting and technology services. The company provides digital manufacturing services to large companies in the food and beverage, chemicals, utilities and other industries. Read more.
TORONTO; March 5, 2020 – A significant gap exists between the way leaders and employees view progress toward equality in their organizations, according to new research from Accenture. Read more.
NEW YORK; Feb. 12, 2020 – To compete and succeed in a world where digital is everywhere, companies need a new focus on balancing “value” with “values,”. Read more.
TORONTO; Jan 9, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a cash and in-kind services grant of more than C$1.1 million to ACCES Employment, a Canadian non-profit that helps connect employers with thousands of qualified workers from diverse backgrounds each year. Read more.
TORONTO; Dec. 11, 2019 – Following an unprecedented streak of fast-paced growth and profitability, businesses are beginning to feel the need for deep soul searching. Read more.
TORONTO; Dec. 3, 2019 – Canadian companies with a carefully calibrated strategy toward technology adoption and a clear vision for what their companies’ future systems should look like, are growing revenue at 2.5 times. Read more.
TORONTO; Nov. 27, 2019 – As much as 15% of North American banks' payments revenue is likely to be displaced by the growth of digital payments. Read more.
TORONTO; Nov. 21, 2019 – Environmentally friendly products will account for approximately one-third of Canadians’ spending this holiday season. Read more.
TORONTO and NEW YORK; Oct. 16, 2019 – Accenture has helped National Bank of Canada upgrade its trading platform. Read more.
TORONTO; Sept. 24, 2019 – Accenture has appointed Martine Lapointe as its Montreal office managing director in Canada. Read more.
TORONTO; June 17, 2019 – Accenture launched a seven-episode podcast series focusing on key themes and challenges that CMOs face in this age of digital disruption. Read more.
TORONTO; April 30, 2019 – A small number of innovative CMOs are helping their organizations generate shareholder returns 11 per cent higher by delivering hyper-relevant customer experiences. Read more.
TORONTO; April 17, 2019 – Accenture has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Canadian Digital Business Services 2019 Vendor Assessment. Read more.
TORONTO; April 17, 2019 – Open banking technology is poised to change the way the world completes transactions, but three quarters of Canadians say they are wary of the concept. Read more.
TORONTO; March 25, 2019 – Canada’s largest fintech ecosystem, in the Toronto-Kitchener-Waterloo corridor, has continued to grow in recent years and has a significant opportunity to increase its share of global deals. Read more.
TORONTO; March 20, 2019 – Powerful investor segments are changing how Canadian investors consume advice and services and how they prefer to interact with wealth management services providers. Read more.
TORONTO; March 19, 2019 – Nearly half of Canadian consumers would be willing to share significant personal information with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services. Read more.
MONTREAL; March 13, 2019 – Lune Rouge Entertainment, a Montreal company created by Guy Laliberté, is happy to announce the support of two major sponsors, Accenture and TELUS. Read more.
TORONTO; March 8, 2019 – Accenture managing director Caroline Gayle has been named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology (WCT). Read more.