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Accenture CEOs Must Pivot their Workforces to Seize AI-driven Growth and Help Them Work with Intelligent Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

DAVOS; Jan. 22, 2018 – Businesses risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to pivot their workforces and equip their people to work with intelligent technologies, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 

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Accenture Accenture Announces Winners of The Fourth Annual Circulars in Davos

DAVOS; Jan 22, 2018 – The World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), awarded The Circulars at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions to the circular economy. Accenture sees the circular economy as a way to harness innovative and disruptive technologies to move beyond the linear models of take, make, waste. Circular models emphasize decoupling scarce or harmful natural resources from growth and jobs, and delivering value to consumers and citizens in the global economy.  

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Ameriprise Financial How Does a Government Shutdown Impact Markets?

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‘The Mountaintop’ Imagines King’s Final Hours

In celebration of Black History Month, Live at Rose Lehrman will showcase the award-winning “The Mountaintop,” a fictitious work depicting the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final hours on Earth.“The Mountaintop,” which marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights leader’s assassination, will be performed by L.A. Theatre Works Feb. 15, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center theatre on HACC’s Harrisburg Campus. Show attendees are invited to join a post-show discussion featuring the cast and reception hosted by HACC’s Office of Inclusion and Diversity. 

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U.S. Businesses Brace for Shipping and Mailing Rate Increases

STAMFORD, Conn., January 18, 2018 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products, solutions and data to power commerce, today cited 2018 carrier rate increases – including the pending January 21 U.S. Postal Service (USPS) rate change and increases announced by UPS and FedEx – among factors driving office sending transformations. These factors are prompting businesses of all sizes to adopt cloud-based shipping and mailing solutions to maximize savings, remove complexity and ensure compliance. Digital sending solutions enable organizations to select the best carrier and service level for each package and save 3 cents per letter with the metered mail discount.

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Accenture Accenture Federal Services Wins Modernization Contract with Veterans Benefits Administration

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to upgrade and enhance its information technology infrastructure as part of the VBA’s commitment to improve the delivery of services it provides to Veterans. The contract has an estimated value of $62 million over the performance period, which includes a one-year base period with four one-year options. 

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Accenture Accenture & Oracle Take West Midlands Police On a Journey to Cloud For Enhanced Operations and Data Sharing

BIRMINGHAM, England; Jan. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that they have teamed with West Midlands Police (WMP) to successfully deploy a suite of Oracle Cloud applications designed to increase efficiencies and processes across the force. The project is one of the first implementations of cloud technology by a public safety agency in the U.K.

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Accenture Accenture Unveils its Innovation Hub in Tokyo as part of Broader Growth Plans in Japan

TOKYO; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened its Innovation Hub in Tokyo, a state-of-the-art facility that will become a destination for Accenture people and clients to ideate, rapidly prototype and launch digital solutions. The unveiling of the Innovation Hub in Tokyo’s Minato Ward is part of broader plans to open new facilities across Japan offering clients access to Accenture’s deep industry knowledge, leading technology capabilities and business acumen.

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North America's Highest Chairlift Now Open at Breckenridge Ski Resort

Thanks to the nearly two feet of snow that has fallen on Breckenridge Ski Resort in the last week, the resort is excited to announce that the Imperial Express SuperChair, the highest chairlift in North America, is now open. Breck currently has 80 percent of terrain open, including more than 120 trails and 2,300 acres across all five peaks.

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Pitney Bowes Announces Global Hackathon Winners

STAMFORD, Conn., January 17, 2018 - Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today announced the winners of the Pitney Bowes Global Hackathon. More than 2,000 developers from major technology firms submitted 65 new technology solutions during the Global Hackathon which took place September 29 through October 8, 2017. The company has selected four winners from the 65 submissions.

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