Traditional Cable and Wireless Brands Are Catching Up to Big Tech and Digital Brands in Terms of Customer Affinity, According to Accenture’s “Global Keep Me Index”

NEW YORK; Dec. 11, 2019 – Customer affinity toward traditional communications and media companies is closing the gap with that for big tech and digital companies, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN)
December 11, 2019

Accenture Names John Walsh Group Chief Executive — Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Omar Abbosh

NEW YORK; Nov. 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed John Walsh as group chief executive — Communications, Media & Technology, effective today. He succeeds Omar Abbosh, who will remain with the company through Feb. 29, 2020. 
November 01, 2019

Accenture Enables Network Operators to Implement 5G and Fiber Strategies with Launch of New Cloud-Based Network Decision Platform

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS, LOS ANGELES; Oct. 22, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched its Network Decision Platform, a cloud-based solution that provides communications network operators with an integrated, end-to-end view of fifth-generation (5G), fiber and traditional mobile communications services.
October 22, 2019

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide for Eighth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Sept. 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been recognized by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company, as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide*. The company is positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision.
September 03, 2019

Semiconductor Industry Leads in Artificial Intelligence Adoption, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Aug. 21, 2019 – The semiconductor industry is the most bullish about adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and understanding the significant impact it will have on their industry, according to Accenture Semiconductor Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends likely to redefine business over the next three years.
August 21, 2019

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Asia-Pacific Hesitant to Embrace Digital Platforms, Accenture Study Finds

BEIJING, TOKYO and JAKARTA, Indonesia; Aug. 20, 2019 – Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Asia-Pacific (APAC) are hesitant to embrace digital tools, citing issues including inadequate support, high costs and complexity as leading barriers to adoption, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 20, 2019

Entrepreneur and Futurist will.i.am and Accenture’s Omar Abbosh Co-Host Podcast Series About Continuous Business Re-invention

SAN FRANCISCO; May 30, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched a podcast series with multi-faceted tech entrepreneur, futurist and investor will.i.am about how successful businesses are harnessing disruption to prosper. 
 
May 30, 2019

Accenture Federal Services Boosts Investment in Government IT Modernization with Expanded Digital Studio in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON; May 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded the Accenture Federal Digital Studio (Studio) in Washington, D.C., nearly doubling its size to more than 20,000 square feet and expanding its diverse team of designers, developers, data scientists, technologists and other digital experts. Together they work side by side with clients, to quickly provide the digital solutions that federal leaders need to transform their agencies.
 
May 14, 2019

Brands Must Alleviate Concerns around Technology in the Home to Win Consumer Trust

DUBLIN; April 25, 2019 – The smart home was intended to make consumers’ lives easier, safer, and more enriching but despite substantial hype and industry investment, smart home technology is yet to be fully adopted by consumers. To design the smart home solutions that customers really want, brands need to shift from a product focused approach to a human centric approach.
April 25, 2019

Business and Technology Executives Underestimate the Disruptive Prospects of 5G Technology, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Business and technology executives globally underestimate the disruptive potential of 5G technology that will result from increased network speeds and capacity, according to results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A survey of more than 1,800 executives from midsized and large businesses across industries in 10 countries found that most of them (53 percent) believe there are “very few” things that 5G will enable them to do that they cannot already do with 4G networks. Fewer than two in five executives (37 percent) expect 5G to bring a “revolutionary” shift in speed and capacity.
February 25, 2019