Accenture expands innovation centre for IBM Technologies

Management consulting services company Accenture on Tuesday said that it was expanding its innovation centre here for IBM Technologies.

Accenture hiring 95,000 people in current fiscal

Consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture, which competes with Indian counterparts like TCS and Infosys, said it has set a hiring target of 95,000 people globally for the ongoing fiscal ending August 2015.

Rio Tinto bets on cloud to make IT count, ropes in Accenture

Global mining major Rio Tinto will move its core IT systems to cloud computing to cut costs as well as enable innovation, and has roped in consultancy firm Accenture for this purpose.

Digital tech can add $101-bn to India GDP by 2020: Accenture

Increasing application of digital technologies can help India's GDP to grow by USD 101 billion by 2020, global consultancy major Accenture said.

Mobile app to help girls fight traffickers
Mobile app to help girls fight traffickers

A mobile app is giving a new ray of hope to girls in villages of some West Bengal districts, where incidents of child marriage and girl trafficking have been alarming in the past few decades.

Students prefer to study at digital universities: Accenture survey

The worldwide survey determines a strong need for universities to use digital technology in the curriculum. 

IIML secures 100 pc summer placement in record 4.5 days

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML) on Wednesday broke its own placement record and registered 100 per cent summer placements in a time of 4.5 days only.

Accenture says cooperating with China anti-trust regulator

Accenture PLC said it was providing client information to a Chinese regulator, which is investigating Microsoft Corp for anti-trust violations.

HDFC Ergo signs outsourcing pact with Accenture

Accenture will maintain and upgrade HDFC Ergo's existing digital channels, including web portals and mobile applications.

Accenture, not Commerce Ministry, praised Gujarat land policy: Anand Sharma

Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said it was not correct to say that his ministry has praised or endorsed the land acquisition policy of the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat Government.

Accenture named lead contractor for troubled Obamacare website

Global consulting firm Accenture has won a USD 45 million contract to run the problematic Obamacare health insurance enrollment website that crashed on its launch in October, a debacle that has cast a shadow over the presidency of Barack Obama.

'Accenture, Wipro, Infy most sought after employers in India'

Technology services company Accenture has topped the list of 20 most sought after employers in India, compiled by professional networking site LinkedIn.

Unitech inks Rs 1,000 cr office leasing deal with Accenture

Realty firm Unitech Group has leased 8.1 lakh square feet of space in its under-construction Gurgaon IT SEZ to Accenture in a deal that will give Rs 1,000 crore of rental income over 15 years.

Accenture expects revenue of $7-7.3 bn in Sept-Nov quarter

Global technology services and consulting company Accenture expects revenue in the September-November quarter to be in range of USD 7-7.3 billion.

Designer Content

Demand for instructional designers soars high as both the corporate and government opt for interactive online training modules, Prachi Rege finds out.

Accenture to acquire Germany's Prion Group

Global technology and consultancy giant Accenture on Tuesday said it will acquire Germany-based Prion Group, a move that will help enhance its product lifecycle management (PLM) services.

Accenture to manage roll-out of BMW's online mktg campaigns

Consulting firm Accenture Monday said it has been selected by BMW to manage the rollout of custom built Web platform in the German car manufacturer's major markets by 2014.

67% of Indian companies plan to expand in rural areas: Survey

According to the survey, three-quarters of respondents indicate that developing collaborative channels--partnering with non-competing companies or other entities to share the cost of distribution--will be the key for growth in the rural markets in the near future.

Accenture grants Quest Alliance India an additional $623,000

The grant brings Accenture's direct support to Quest Alliance India to more than USD 950,000 since 2009.

UBI engages Accenture for transformation programme

CMD of UBI Bhaskar Sen said the bank was embarking upon a transformation programme to enhance the productivity by harnessing technology and operational changes.