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New York topped Silicon Valley in fintech venture financing in Q1 2016

New York received more financial technology ('fintech') venture financing than Silicon Valley, for the first time, during the first three months of this year,...

Accenture acquires German consultancy service company dgroup

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire dgroup, a German consultancy that delivers end-to-end management digital consulting services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The...

Accenture hires Kelly Bissell from Deloitte to head Security

Accenture has hired Kelly Bissell as the head of Accenture Security. Mr. Bissell comes to Accenture from Deloitte & Touche, where he headed the global Cyber Risk division...

Accenture acquires Israeli cybersecurity company Maglan

Accenture has acquired Maglan, a privately-held Israeli cybersecurity company specializing in offensive cyber simulation, vulnerability countermeasures, cyber forensics and malware defenses. Financial terms of...

Accenture Buys OPS Rules

Accenture is acquiring OPS Rules, an analytics consulting company specializing in the application of data science in supply chain and operations analytics. Founded in 2012, OPS Rules has offices in Waltham, Massachusetts and Richardson, Texas. OPS Rules chairman David Simchi-Levi, a professor of Engineering Systems at MIT, will join Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Accenture Appoints Arun Sarin To Board

Accenture has appointed Arun Sarin to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Sarin, 61, was chief executive officer of Vodafone from 2003 until his retirement...

Amadeus To Acquire Navitaire For $830M

Amadeus, a supplier of IT solutions for the travel and tourism industry, has agreed to acquire Navitaire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture that provides technology...

Accenture, Microsoft Launch Hybrid Cloud

Accenture and Microsoft are launching a hybrid cloud solution for Microsoft Azure. Working with Avanade, the companies are co-funding and co-engineering the new platform with hybrid...

Digital Healthcare Funding For Start-Ups Expected To Reach $6.5B: Accenture

Driven by evolving consumer expectations, start-up funding for digital healthcare, such as tele-health or wearable technology, is expected to double in the United States...

Accenture Gets $162M Veteran Affairs IT Contract

ASM Research, an Accenture Federal Services Company, has been awarded a three-year, $162 million contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to support...

Accenture, SAP To Jointly Deliver Solutions For Oil&Gas Industry

Accenture and SAP will deliver new joint offerings, based on the SAP HANA platform, called Upstream Production Operations, for the oil and gas industry. Extending the existing relationship between the two companies and expanding their portfolio of hydrocarbon management solutions, the joint offerings will consist of solutions, services and training for energy companies’ production operations.

Accenture Wins $45M Contract To Spruce Up Healthcare.gov Site

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Accenture a one-year, $45 million contract to continue technical improvements to the health insurance marketplace website...

Tech-Savvy Seniors Seek Digital Healthcare Tools, Finds Accenture

With an estimated 3.5 million U.S. citizens a year expected to reach 65 years-old through 2031, there is more focus on the growing number...

Predixion Software Raises $20 Million

Predixion Software, a developer of collaborative predictive analytics solutions, has raised $20 million in Series C financing. Predixion's Series C iinvestment includes two new investors,...

GE Working With Amazon, Accenture For ‘Industrial Internet’

GE has launched a cloud-based big data and analytics platform that can manage data produced by large-scale, industrial machines in the cloud. The company...