Accenture

Accenture has acquired Context Information Security, a cyber defense consultancy, from Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in London, Context provides high-end cyber defence, intelligence-driven red team, vulnerability research and incident response services. They have been involved in handling some of the most

Accenture has continued its acquisition spree, purchasing boutique Australian consultancy AlphaBeta Advisors.  AlphaBeta employs approximately 35 people and combines business strategy, data analytics and econometrics to advise organisations on how to respond to profound technological, economic and social change.  The name AlphaBeta may be familiar to Which-50 readers who have

Neobanks operating in the UK added more than 6 million new customers in the second half of 2019, ending the year with 19.6 million customers globally, according to Accenture’s Digital Banking Tracker. Accenture’s research tracks the performance of UK neobanks – those that offer financial products via digital channels –

Accenture has acquired Icon Integration, a privately held Australian technology consultancy that provides SAP digital supply chain solutions and services as well as specialised business intelligence solutions to clients across Australia and New Zealand.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the deal aims to boost Accenture’s growing technology

Australia’s banks risk losing US$3 billion in payments revenue by 2025 due to the growth of digital payments and competition from non-banks, according to new research from Accenture. According to Accenture’s Global Payments Pulse Survey [PDF] overall payment revenue will grow at an annual rate of 3.7 per cent by

Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s cybersecurity services business from Broadcom.  The financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed. According to Accenture, this acquisition will make its security arm one of the leading providers of managed security services, further enhancing its ability to help companies rapidly anticipate, detect and

Consumers who had a frustrating shopping experience are three times more likely than satisfied consumers to not buy from the retailer or brand again, but companies that consistently exceed customer expectations could significantly increase revenues by charging a premium for the experience, according to new research from Accenture. The research

Financial services companies in North America could unlock up to US$140 billion in productivity gains and cost savings by 2025 if they employ new technologies that help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their workforces, according to a recent study by Accenture. The study — Workforce 2025: The Financial Services

Coles

Supermarket giant Coles has adopted supply chain management and core finance and procurement platforms from SAP, and outlined its future investments in a global trade platform.  As part of its wider ongoing digital transformation program, the new platforms are designed to improve product availability for customers while enabling efficiencies in

Accenture has acquired Apis Group, a privately held Australian consultancy with deep industry expertise providing strategic advisory, digital design and delivery services to government organisations. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The deal aims to bolster Accenture’s services to government and health clients in Australia. Headquartered in Canberra, Apis