January 23, 2015Accenture Unveils Analysis Team for 2015 RBS 6 Nations Including Elite Rugby Expert Nick Mallett
LONDON, UK; Jan. 23, 2015 – Accenture, the Official Technology Partner of the RBS 6 Nations, is launching an analysis team to provide fans with data analytics insights on the upcoming 2015 tournament that will help them to experience the true stories behind what happens on the pitch. Nick Mallett, former head coach for Italy and South Africa national rugby union teams, will be joining the team for the duration of the Championship to offer his world-renowned rugby insight and complement the team’s data analysis expertise, helping fans to see beyond raw match data.
January 22, 2015Accenture Study Identifies Top Five Healthcare Investment Priorities for States in the U.S.
ARLINGTON, VA; Jan. 22, 2015 – The State Health Innovation Plans developed by 25 states –with federal government support – reveal a variety of emerging approaches to healthcare reform that will likely take root and grow more broadly around the United States, according to a new report by Accenture.
January 21, 2015U.S. “Switching Economy” Up 29 Percent since 2010 as Companies Struggle to Keep Up with the Nonstop Customer, Finds Accenture
NEW YORK; Jan. 21, 2015 – U.S. companies are struggling to keep pace with their customers’ “always on” nature and greater use of digital channels, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). As a result, the “Switching Economy” – the potential revenue up for grabs in the U.S. market due to changes in consumer spending patterns and switching rates – has swelled to $1.6 trillion, a 29 percent increase since 2010.
January 21, 2015Accenture Supports ‘Pay for Success’ Initiatives for U.S. State and Local Governments
ARLINGTON, VA; Jan. 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is offering to provide services and other support for state and local government “Pay for Success” (PFS) initiatives tied to U.S. federal government Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grants. The SIF Fund was created to foster a collaborative environment between nonprofits and state and local governments by offering innovative funding approaches for public sector social and human services programs. Accenture is supporting this initiative by offering services and technical guidance, including up to a total of $1 million worth of discounted services, to help nonprofit organizations and state and local government entities advance their PFS initiatives.
January 21, 2015Industrial Internet of Things Will Boost Economic Growth, but Greater Government and Business Action Needed to Fulfill its Potential, Finds Accenture
DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 21, 2015 – At a time of uncertain economic growth, the Industrial Internet of Things could contribute US$14.2 trillion to world output by 2030, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). But these potential gains are at risk because neither companies nor governments are taking sufficient actions to put in place the conditions necessary for the wide adoption of new digital technologies.