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Pitney Bowes and Accenture Team to Help Clients Take Advantage of Intelligent, Data-Driven Solutions

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Pitney Bowes Inc. and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) are extending their
collaboration under a new agreement that enables Accenture
Applied Intelligence
to apply the full library of Pitney Bowes' data
assets to develop new intelligent solutions and evolve existing
solutions for clients. At the same time Accenture Applied Intelligence
and data services solutions will expand the capabilities of Pitney Bowes
Spectrum Services by broadening its advanced analytics functionality.

Pitney Bowes' data assets span location intelligence and geospatial
capabilities which include but aren't limited to: addresses, points of
interests, businesses located in multitenant locations, proximity to
hazards, and neighborhood boundaries. Accenture can apply those data
assets across a range of use cases such as financial services
transaction traceability and pattern recognition, customer insights,
marketing segmentation, social barriers to health, and insurance
underwriting risk management process improvement.

Accenture and Pitney Bowes have already developed an application that
helps financial services companies make more precise underwriting
decisions, which combines data from Pitney Bowes with advanced analytics
and visualization capabilities from Accenture Applied Intelligence.

"We help our clients create competitive value from data and deliver
actionable insights at the time and place of need to achieve measurable
outcomes," said John Matchette, a senior managing director at Accenture
Applied Intelligence. "The collaboration with Pitney Bowes enables us to
further develop existing solutions and create all-new intelligent,
data-driven solutions, which help clients to understand and react to the
needs and demands of customers, workforces, suppliers, partners, and
competitors."

Mark Taylor, senior vice president, Pitney Bowes Software & Data
Channel, said, "We're looking forward to helping Accenture bring
insight-led solutions to clients that combine their data-driven
consulting capabilities with our data services and geospatial
technologies."

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions – underpinned by the world's largest delivery network –
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With approximately 442,000 people serving clients in more
than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the
world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) is a global technology company providing
commerce solutions that power billions of transactions. Clients around
the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on the accuracy
and precision delivered by Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs
in the areas of ecommerce fulfillment, shipping and returns;
cross-border ecommerce; presort services; office mailing and shipping;
location data; and software. For nearly 100 years Pitney Bowes has been
innovating and delivering technologies that remove the complexity of
getting commerce transactions precisely right. For additional
information visit Pitney Bowes, the Craftsmen of Commerce, at www.pitneybowes.com

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