FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
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Accenture Accenture Helps Avianca Design and Launch a Travel-Experience Chatbot for Its 28 Million Customers

BOGOTA, Colombia; Feb, 24, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Avianca Holdings SA (NYSE: AVH), the national airline for Colombia, develop a chatbot to enhance the airline’s digital customer experience by providing travelers with a range of helpful travel-related services and real-time information.

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Accenture CSPs Risk Losing Customers to Global Digital Giants, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 24, 2017 – Accenture’s Dynamic Digital Consumers Survey revealed that if a global digital giant such as Google or Amazon launched an offer comparable to their mobile operator, 44 percent of respondents would leave their provider, forming a gloomy outlook for Communications Service Providers (CSPs).

      THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23
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Lincoln Electric Expands Line of CrossLinc-Equipped Flextec Welders

The Flextec® 650X multi-process welder from Lincoln Electric® gives operators full functionality and control at the arc without an added control cable, thanks to embedded CrossLinc® Technology.

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Symetra Tour to Showcase Live Golf for First Time with Facebook Live Broadcast

      WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22
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Pitney Bowes Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation And Physical and Digital Commerce in India

NEW DELHI, February 22, 2017 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), a global technology company providing products and solutions to power commerce, celebrates its 10th anniversary in India this year. The company is a 97-year-old startup that combines the best of physical and digital solutions to redefine global commerce. At Pitney Bowes, the client is at the center of all innovation. More than one million clients consider Pitney Bowes a trusted partner to simplify the complexities of global commerce, including small and medium-sized businesses and 90% of the Fortune 500.

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Accenture Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Houston

HOUSTON; Feb. 22, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in Houston as part of the company’s accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. The innovation hub is designed to help clients grow, compete and transform in the digital economy. Houston is the first of 10 new hubs that Accenture will establish as part of a nationwide initiative, which includes a $1.4 billion investment in training and the hiring of 15,000 new employees over the next four years. 

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Dollar General Announces Plans for New York Distribution Center

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HACC Holds Open House, Invites Employers to Job Fair

Current news from HACC, Feb. 22, 2017 

      TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
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Lenovo to Deliver Enterprise Cloud Solution for Users of SAP HANA® in China

Beijing, February 22, 2017 — Lenovo today announced an agreement with SAP under which Lenovo will deliver a new enterprise cloud solution created exclusively for customers holding licenses for the SAP HANA® platform in China. To be named “Lenovo Enterprise Cloud designed for SAP HANA,” the new managed service is intended to open a simple and powerful migration path for China customers seeking to leverage their investments in SAP HANA offsite in a cloud environment. 

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons names Thomas E. Arend, Jr. as new CEO

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the selection of Thomas E. Arend, Jr., CAE, to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2017. As CEO, Arend will work directly with the AAOS Board of Directors and executive management team to oversee a staff of 250 and manage an annual budget of $60 million. 


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