Accenture awarded contract to design strategy for University of Aizu Accenture has been awarded a contract to create the strategic plan to help develop the University of Aizu Revitalization Center. The plan includes construction of a technology lab on the university campus as well as support for projects focused on rebuilding Fukushima as a technology leader. Accenture's plan calls for the lab design to begin this year, with construction expected to be completed in the spring of 2015. When completed, the lab will feature a next generation data center, an efficient, high-performance center that will consume about 40 percent less electricity than traditional data centers.
Accenture disclosures should lessen cannibalization fears, says RBC Capital After attending Accenture's Analyst Day, RBC Capital believes the company's discussion about the size of its legacy ERP business and digital and cloud practices should cause investors' concerns about cannibalization to slowly decline. The firm keeps an $87 price target and Outperform rating on Accenture.