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Accenture Revenue Rises As Outsourcing Demand Grows
Accenture Plc reported a 2 percent rise in quarterly revenue as demand for outsourcing services helped to offset a drop in income from its bigger consulting business.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
The Motley Fool
Can Accenture Earnings Crush IBM and Hewlett-Packard?
As competition from IBM , and other tech consultants poses an ongoing threat to Accenture's business, the company also has to deal with changing trends within the industry that will force it to keep shifting gears in order to keep up.
National Mortgage News
How Mobile Banking, E-Mortgages Are Changing the Bank Branch
Survey data show by midyear 2013 Internet-based mortgage sales in the U.S. increased 75% year-over-year leading to a 16% decline in branch sales .
Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 19, to...
Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 19, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2014 financial results.
New Church Commissioner: Ian Charles Watmore
The Queen has approved that Ian Charles Watmore be appointed a Church Commissioner in succession to the Canon John Andrew Spence The Queen has approved that Ian Charles Watmore, MA, D.Litt, be appointed a Church Commissioner for 3 years effective from 1 January 2014 in succession to the Canon John Andrew Spence, Esq, OBE who resigns on 31 December ... (more)
Tue Dec 17, 2013
What About Earnings?
While much of the focus this week is on the Federal Reserve as it kicks off a two-day meeting today, a number of important companies are due to report earnings this week as well.
Half of UK firms expect to create jobs next year, according to CBI report
Mimi Bekhechi is PETA UK's Associate Director, responsible for overseeing PETA UK's campaigns and marketing as well as its education and media departments.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Top HP Partners Launch Haven Big Data Solutions
Page 1 of 2 Six of Hewlett-Packard's top partners, including Avnet and Wipro Limited, have launched new solutions based on HP's Haven platform.
The Charlotte Observer
Accenture lays off 45 in Charlotte
Outsourcing company Accenture said it has issued layoff notices to 45 Charlotte employees as the company becomes the latest to slash its work force amid a U.S. slowdown in home-loan refinancing.
Merkle Names Shep Parke Vice President, Retail Consumer Goods Practice
Merkle , a leading technology enabled, data driven customer relationship marketing firm and the nation's largest privately held agency, today announced the appointment of Shep Parke to vice president, client partner, retail consumer goods.
10 Ways Millennials Are Creating The Future Of Work
Millennials are going to make major shifts in corporations over the next decade and most people aren't ready for the amount of change that's coming.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
One-in-Four Employees Choose Lower-Priced Health Plan via Private...
For the millions of U.S. employees starting new health plans on Jan. 1, 2014, new research by Accenture suggests that as many as one-in-four individuals, who enrolled online through private insurance exchanges, selected lower coverage levels than their employer previously offered to decrease their monthly premiums.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Accenture Positioned in the 'Leaders' Quadrant of Gartner's Magic...
1 According to Gartner, 'Leaders affect competitors by the choices they make to create IT service offerings to support business goals, how they align their messaging and personnel to industry needs, and their ability to differentiate value, price and service levels to be first to market with relevant products.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Norse raises $10 million in venture round
Norse Corp., the St. Louis-based cyber security startup, has raised $10 million in a venture funding round, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Morgan Stanley Analyst Cuts Accenture To Equal Weight, But I Strongly Disagree
First of all, let me state that I am not an expert on cloud services, so I researched what others had to say about Accenture's Cloud services and I found the following that linked to an IDC Report that states: "An IDC vendor assessment of the 2013 cloud professional-services sector has identified Accenture as a worldwide leader in the field."
ICG Group Announces Completion of Sale of Procurian to Accenture for $375 Million
ICG Group, Inc. today announced the consummation of the sale of Procurian Inc. , a leading specialist in procurement solutions, to an affiliate of Accenture plc for $375 million in cash, subject to adjustment for working capital, cash, debt and other items.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Paid to Post? What the Social Workforce Means for All of Us
Savvy brands like Dell, Oracle, Intel and Accenture think the future of marketing is on social media and their best advocates are their own employees, but the move to employee advocacy is raising a lot of questions: How do you properly incentivize advocacy? What should employees share on social? How will this change the content of social networks? ... (more)
Morgan Stanley Downgrades Accenture as Cloud Adoption Drives Rating Changes
In a report published Wednesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy L. Huberty downgraded the rating on Accenture plc from Overweight to Equal-Weight.
Coverys Selects Accenture's Property and Casualty Software Suite as New Core Insurance System
Coverys chose the Accenture Duck Creek Suite, including Policy , Billing and Claims software to create a single integrated solution for rating, quoting, underwriting, billing, claims administration and policy lifecycle support.
Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Dec. 19, to...
Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 19, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2014 financial results.