Tag: Accenture

Accenture Introduces Ella and Ethan, AI Bots to Improve a Patient's Health and Care Using the Accenture Intelligent Patient Platform

Originally Published by Accenture. Accenture has enhanced the Accenture Intelligent Patient Platform with the addition of Ella and Ethan, two interactive virtual-assistant bots that use artificial intelligence (AI) to constantly learn and make intelligent recommendations for interactions between life sciences companies, patients, health care providers (HCPs) and caregivers. Designed to…

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Pillar Technology to Expand Industry X.0 Capabilities

Originally Published by Accenture. Accenture has completed the acquisition of smart embedded software company Pillar Technology, significantly expanding its Industry X.0 practice in North America. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Pillar Technology has a team of 320 people and offices in Des Moines, Iowa; Ann Arbor, Michigan; and Palo Alto, California….

Accenture Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment

Originally Published by Accenture. Accenture is positioned for a third consecutive time as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment, covering strategic consulting across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. The report, “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D Strategic Consulting 2018 Vendor Assessment” (IDC #US44159218, August 2018),…

Accenture Positioned as Overall Innovation Leader in HFS Software Product Engineering Blueprint Report

Originally Published by Accenture. Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the Winner’s Circle and positioned as the overall leader in innovation, ahead of 24 other competitors, in HFS Research’s 2018 Software Product Engineering Services Blueprint Report. Accenture is recognized for its consulting-driven approach to services delivery, particularly in connected…

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Capabilities with Two Acquisitions in North America

Originally Published by Accenture. Accenture has made two major moves to expand its Industry X.0 practice. The company acquired hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and entered into an agreement to buy smart embedded software company Pillar Technology. The two acquisitions will significantly boost Accenture’s ability to help companies redefine smart connected…

Overwhelmed by Data, Aerospace and Defense Executives Embrace Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Accenture Research Finds

Originally Published by Accenture. Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of aerospace and defense executives surveyed feel overwhelmed by the amount of available data from products and services and will increasingly use digital threads and digital twins over the next three years to help overcome this challenge, according to findings of an…

Accenture Joins The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance as Lead Framework Architect to Expand Blockchain Use Within Insurance

Originally Published by Accenture. The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry, announced that Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will serve as the lead framework architect responsible for building a production-grade platform to develop and implement blockchain and distributed-ledger use cases. The platform will enable the…