Middle Eastern Companies That Take a Strategic Approach to Innovation Achieve Higher Profitability and Productivity, According to New Accenture Report

ABU DHABI; April 5, 2021 – Middle Eastern companies registered a significant surge in their innovation strategy scores on Accenture’s Innovation Maturity Index, as businesses reviewed their strategies due to COVID-19. However, the new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found that despite the pandemic opening doors to embrace new ways of working and doing business, there was only a marginal uptake in companies reimagining themselves, reflected by a 1% increase in the overall index score. This signifies the regional dichotomy between a culture that sets companies up to innovate new ways of working enabled by technology and traditional ways of doing business, which often requires a physical presence.
April 05, 2021

Accenture Acquires fable+ to Expand Capabilities in Analytics-Driven Transformation and Workplace Cultures

MANNHEIM, GERMANY; Mar. 10, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired fable+, a consulting firm specializing in business agility and analytics-driven transformation. Located in Mannheim and Berlin, fable+’s team of 50 professionals have joined Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential team, adding highly specialized expertise focused on organizational transformation.
March 10, 2021

Accenture Acquires Leadership and Talent Consultancy Cirrus to Support C-Suite Transformations

LONDON; Mar. 1, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Cirrus, a UK headquartered leadership and talent consultancy. Cirrus joins Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential team and strengthens its development and coaching capabilities for leaders seeking business transformation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
March 01, 2021

Chief Financial Officers Have Exponentially Larger Roles to Play in Digital Strategy and Execution, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 9, 2021 – As the pandemic continues to challenge organizations worldwide, the role of chief financial officers (CFOs) has moved further beyond “economic guardians” of the enterprise to “architects of business value” and “catalysts of digital strategies,” with nearly three-quarters (72%) of CFOs reporting that they have the final say on the appropriate technology direction of the enterprise, according to a new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 09, 2021

Accenture Expands Change Management Capabilities by Acquiring Organizational Transformation Consultancy Future State

NEW YORK; Feb. 2, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Future State, a change management consulting firm headquartered in Oakland, CA. Future State’s 75-person team joins the Talent & Organization / Human Potential practice at Accenture, adding highly specialized expertise focused on agile business transformation.
February 02, 2021

European Companies That Accelerate Both Digital and Sustainability Transitions Will Recover Faster from the COVID-19 Crisis, Finds Research from Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 25, 2021 – European companies that accelerate both their digital and sustainability transitions are likely to recover faster and emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 25, 2021

2021 Will Redefine the 21st Century, According to “Fjord Trends 2021” Report from Accenture Interactive

NEW YORK; Dec. 15, 2020 – As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 15, 2020

Companies with a Digitally Fluent Workforce Lead their Peers in Revenue Growth and Better Worker Satisfaction, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2020 – Remote workers comprise nearly two-thirds (60%) of the workforce, and yet fewer than half of the organizations they work for have company-wide remote work policies in place and only 14% are considered digitally mature within their industry, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 02, 2020

New Consumer Behaviors Accelerate Need for Companies to Focus on Experience for Long-Term Growth, According to Research from Accenture Interactive

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2020 – A large majority (77%) of CEOs said they will fundamentally change how their companies interact with customers as a priority to drive business growth, according to a new report released by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 01, 2020

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Digital Business Transformation Services by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; Nov. 23, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Business Transformation Services, Q4 2020 report. The report, which includes an analysis of the 10 most significant digital business transformation services providers, ranked Accenture highest in the Market Presence category based on revenue related to CEO-driven digital transformation services, employee counts, and geographic locations.
November 23, 2020