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Yesterday | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Capgemini reaffirms 2-4 pct organic growth target for 2014

French IT services company Capgemini confirmed on Thursday its goal of hitting organic growth of between 2 and 4 percent in 2014 after it posted a slight increase in first-half sales thanks largely to strength in Asia.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Federal Obamacare market still faces cost overruns, delays -watchdog

Ten months after the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, Obamacare's federal health insurance exchange is still dogged by cost overruns and technology delays that could hamper enrollment when it resumes in November, a U.S. watchdog said.

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Business Wire

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The Accenture analysis is outlined in a new report, U.S. States: For Richer, For Poorer? Winning the battle for talent and securing our standard of living , which advocates that state governments develop and execute strategies to ensure a sufficient supply of talent to meet the country's workforce demands.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Philly.com

KIPP high-schoolers get a leg up on college with paid internships

Haley Wilson, a rising senior at KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy, is spending days this summer in the law department at GlaxoSmithKline learning about patents, trademarks and what it takes to bring a new medicine to market.

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Sys-Con Media

Accenture Enhances Air Cargo Pricing Software for More Flexible Cargo Booking

Accenture released a new version of its Air Cargo Pricing software designed to help air cargo carriers better compete through advanced, flexible rate construction and prevent revenue leakage by increasing visibility and maintaining price integrity across the entire quote-to-ship cycle.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Booz Allen Hamilton: A Sustainable Excellent Business At A Discount

Consulting is an excellent industry involving a highly-intangible service, limited price competition and benefiting from value-based management and enterprise technology trends.

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Sys-Con Media

Accenture Positioned in the "Leaders" Quadrant of Gartner's...

Accenture has been positioned in the "Leaders" quadrant in Gartner Inc.'s recently published "Magic Quadrant for Finance and Accounting BPO."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Times of India

TCS first Indian company to top Rs 5 lakh crore market cap

The software services firm's market cap is also bigger than the combined market cap of the other 31-listed Tata group companies' $57.2 billion.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is Hewlett-Packard A Better Buy Than This Tech Rival?

We pitch two companies from the technology sector, HP and Accenture, against one another in the latest installment of our Head-To-Head series.

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Newsday

Restructure advice costs police A 25m

The force said the challenge for Accenture was to make policing more effective, while cutting the budget by A 120m.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Metal Center News

7-2010 Business Topics

During John Lichtenstein's presentation at the Steel Success Strategies conference in New York last month, it was a single comment that attracted the most attention.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is IBM Overvalued?

While we remain bullish on IBM's long term prospects, we feel that its valuation could come under pressure in the short term.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business World

Ireland 8th biggest investor in US?

"Irish" companies employ nearly 141,600 workers in the US through foreign direct investment and is the eighth biggest investor in America, according to a league table from the Brookings Institution.

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Sys-Con Media

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide...

Accenture is positioned as a leader in business analytics for business process outsourcing , according to the recently published "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services 2014 Vendor Assessment."

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Business Wire

Microsoft Recognizes Accenture and Avanade as 2014 Alliance Partner of the Year

Microsoft also awarded Accenture and Avanade with Mobility Partner of the Year for the third year in a row.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

mBank Poland Deploys HID Global's Multi-Factor Authentication...

HID Global , a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that mBank, a leading Polish Bank , has successfully deployed HID Global's ActivID DisplayCard Tokens.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WebWire

Accenture Works With ABS-CBN Corporation to Deliver Digital Content...

CBN Corporation is delivering digital content as well as communications services to its mobile customers, with systems integration help from Accenture .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Research and Markets: Global and Chinese Flame Retardant Industry Report, 2014-2016 with Albemarle, Chemtura, Clariant, ICL, ADEKA, Jiangsu Yoke Technology & Zhejiang Wansheng Dominating )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Flame Retardant Industry Report, 2... )--Research and Markets has announced the ... (more)

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InformationWeek

Digital Business Reality Check: InformationWeek Video - InformationWeek

Accenture's Mark McDonald, SnapLogic's Gaurav Dhillon, and UPMC's Rebecca Kaul weigh in on the practicalities of digital transformation.

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Business Journal

Texas ahead of game in 'smart' homes

Greg Guthridge, managing director in Accenture's global utilities practice, said interest in connected-home products and services, such as energy management and other monitoring and control products, is projected to rise from 7 percent to 57 percent in the next five years.

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