Leading-edge collaborative technologies tailored to theneeds of employees
CALGARY, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Accenture today opened a new office in downtown
Calgary, featuring the latest technology to help employees collaborate and
connect with clients, and each other, locally and around the world.
As a leader in effective workplace strategies, Accenture's move to a new
location in Calgary comes with the latest collaborative
technologiestodrive productivity, including:
-- A "walk up and connect" technology experience that merges
furniture and technology to help teams access and share
information in one meeting through large-screen sharing
-- A unified laptop communications platform that connects people
everywhere with instant messaging, voice, video and online
-- Telepresence: delivers a "like being there" virtual meeting
experience, with high-definition video and rich, pitch-perfect
"Our office showcases a wide range of collaborative workspaces and
technologies and helps leverage Accenture's ability to connect with the best
talent worldwide," said Luke O'Regan, managing director of Accenture's
operations in Calgary. "The opening of this new office supports our efforts to
help businesses in Alberta - and around the world - achieve high performance."
In keeping with Accenture's commitment to conducting business in an
environmentally sustainable way, the Accenture office in Calgary is
eco-efficient, using sustainable and environmentally friendly operational
practices, and materials such as Forest Stewardship Council certified wood,
carpet tile with up to 68 percent recycled content, and flooring that is Green
Label Plus certified by the Carpet and Rug Institute.
Jeff Melanson, president of The Banff Centre, will be the keynote speaker at
the opening event at 4:30 pm. on February 6(th), 2013 at the new Accenture in
Calgary office in the Sunlife Plaza North Tower, Suite 300 - 140 4(th)Ave
SW. Media are invited to attend.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120
countries.Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities
across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the
world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help
them become high-performance businesses and governments.The company
generated net revenues of US $27.9billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31,
2012.Its home page iswww.accenture.com.
Keri Lee NATIONAL Public Relations 800-6th Avenue SW, Suite 1600 Calgary,
Alberta, Canada T2P 3G3 T 403-531-0331 C 403-629-3334 F 403-531-0330
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