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12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Financial Services Firms Need Disciplined Approach for Social Media Risk Management

I am the senior managing director of Accenture Finance and Risk Services. Based in London, I have more than 20 years of global experience working with clients to define strategy, and execute change programs across a broad spectrum of risk management and finance disciplines.

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16 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

Fujitsu appoints UK financial services head

Anne has worked for Fujitsu for 7 A1 2 years in a number of finance, commercial, sales and client executive roles. Prior to this she spent 6 years at Accenture.

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20 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

How Will Accenture (ACN) Stock React Today To This Analyst Downgrade?

Earlier this morning, Accenture released a report that said the Industrial Internet of Things gives an opportunity for growth of digital services. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months.

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20 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

How Will Accenture (ACN) Stock React Today To This Analyst Downgrade?

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20 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Accenture Plc Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Bernstein

The firm set a "market perform" rating and a $86.00 price target on the stock. Bernstein's price target would indicate a potential upside of 6.70% from the company's current price.

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Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

Industrial Internet of Things Offers Significant Opportunity for...

The Industrial Internet of Things represents a tremendous opportunity for innovative companies looking to unlock new revenue sources by packaging their products with new digital services, says Accenture in its new report, "Driving Unconventional Growth through the Industrial Internet of Things." Combining sensor-driven computing, industrial analytics and intelligent machine applications into a single universe of connected intelligent industrial products, processes and services, the Industrial Internet of Things generates data essential for developing corporate operational efficiency strategies.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Business Wire

Expo Milano 2015 Official Mobile App Released by Accenture

The EXPO Milano 2015 Official App offers information and exclusive content about the EXPO that will take place from May 1st to October 31st, 2015. The EXPO 2015 app enables users to manage a personal profile where they can schedule their trip, purchase tickets and build a personalized agenda.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Accenture Plc

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Shares of Accenture Plc opened at 81.51 on Friday.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

ContractsProf Blog

Getting Paid in the Naked Economy

I've posted a short paper to SSRN titled "Getting Paid in the Naked Economy." It is not too academicky, which may delight some and disturb others.

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CIO

C-Level Executives Seeing Big Results From Big Data

A study by Accenture finds that many organizations are putting big data initiatives into production and the vast majority of those that do are pleased with the results. An overwhelming majority of executives from companies that have brought big data projects to production are pleased with the results, according to new research by Accenture Digital .

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Companies Are Satisfied with Business Outcomes from Big Data and Recognize Big Data as Very Important to Their Digital Transformation, Accenture Study Shows Security, budget and a shortage of skilled professionals to implement and run big data are the top challenges for organizations ; Sept. 10, 2014 - Ninety-two percent of executives from companies that are applying big data to their businesses said they are satisfied with the results, according to new research by Accenture .

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Technology an Underused Tool in Emerging Market Supply Chains, Finds New Accenture Study

Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for a new Accenture study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains. Furthermore, 45 percent of the companies from 10 industry sectors sampled for the study, " Supply Chain Success Factors in Emerging Markets," make only moderate use of technology, automating some essential activities but supporting them with manual processes.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Research and Markets: Application Management Services Market in the US 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Accenture, Cognizant, HP, IBM & TCS )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Application Management Services Market in the US 201... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "North America Hydraulic Fracturing Market Outlook ... )--As Agent Bank, please be advised of the following rate determined on: 9/9/2014 Issue A Bluestone Securities plc Series 2007-01 Class C GBP 19,780,000 Class C due 9 Jun 2044... )--Evolven's ITOA solution received Integration Certification from ServiceNow after successfully completing a set of defined tests focused on integration interopera... )--As Agent Bank, please be advised of the following rate determined on: 9/9/2014 Issue A Bluestone Securities plc Series 2007-01 Class B GBP 43,470,000 Class B due 9 Jun 2044... )--As Agent ... (more)

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Spend Matters

Accenture Spend Trends Report: MRO Category Intelligence - Not One...

For many companies, maintenance, repair, and operations represents a single area of procurement spend often one which is rarely as proactively managed as it could be . But MRO is not a single category.

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Sys-Con Media

Accenture to Host Conference Call Wednesday, Sept. 24, to...

Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 24, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results.

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Sys-Con Media

Accenture to Host Conference Call Wednesday, Sept. 24, to...

Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 24, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2014 financial results.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

GE and Accenture Announce Breakthrough Industrial Internet Technology ...

It combines Pipeline Management, a GE Predictivity software solution powered by the PredixTM platform, with Accenture's digital technology and systems integration capabilities, to help customers make better, faster decisions on their pipeline operations to improve safety and prevent costly downtime. Columbia Pipeline Group , strategically located within the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, will be the first customer to implement this breakthrough technology across its network of 15,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines.

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Network World

IDG Contributor Network: Consumers will adopt the IoT, report says

A report predicts that the Internet of Things is inevitable, with nearly two-thirds of consumers planning to buy an in-home IoT device in the next five years. However, it's not all trouble-free.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

WebWire

MADE and Accenture Team During New York Fashion Week, Present Panel...

MADE, the downtown creative hub, and Accenture have teamed during MADE New York Fashion Week to explore the intersection of fashion and technology and to cultivate programs that examine how wearable technology innovation could be positively influenced by a fashion-first approach. The MADE and Accenture relationship was formed with the shared goal of advancing wearable technology in the context of people's lifestyles.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Federal Computer Week

CMS extends Accenture's HeathCare.gov deal

WHY : In the midst of a procurement for a new contractor to take over the lead role in developing and managing the Federally Facilitated Marketplace, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have opted to give incumbent Accenture six more months at the switch to get through the busy open enrollment period.

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