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September 20, 2016

Accenture Strategy Creates Symphonologie, the Music of Business, Enabled by Human Insight and Artificial Intelligence Technology

PARIS; Sept. 20, 2016 – Accenture Strategy has created a symphonic experience enabled by human insight and artificial intelligence technology. Symphonologie will be performed tonight by a 50-piece orchestra for a private audience inside The Louvre Pyramid, accompanied by a galaxy-inspired data visualization created in real time and synchronized to the music of the orchestra.
September 14, 2016

Majority of Businesses and Economies Are Not Ready for Digital Platforms, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK; Sept. 13, 2016 – Research released by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that despite the potential for small and traditional businesses to become successful digital platform companies, as few as 10 percent of new start-ups focused on digital platform business models will become profitable independent entities in the coming years. The analysis also reveals that China, India and the U.S. will dominate the platform economy by 2020, and that the gulf between countries will increase. To help bridge this gap, the report outlines five critical steps businesses and governments can take to succeed.
August 31, 2016

Female Board Members Far More Likely Than Male Board Members to Have Professional Technology Experience, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Aug. 31, 2016 – Female members of corporate boards of directors are nearly twice as likely as their male counterparts to have professional technology experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
July 28, 2016

University Graduates Are Well Prepared and Ambitious, But Employers Are Struggling to Deliver Challenging Work Experiences, Finds Accenture Strategy

LONDON; Jul 28, 2016 – Today’s university graduates are focused and driven, entering the job market well prepared and ready to commit to their career, but employers aren’t making the most of this mindset, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on the workforce of the future.
July 26, 2016

Chief Strategy Officers Say Digital Disruption is Inevitable, But Few Are Prepared, Finds Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Jul 26, 2016 – Nearly all of the Chief Strategy Officers (CSOs) surveyed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) around the world acknowledge that digital disruption will reshape their industries, but very few are equipped to navigate the change. Those who feel most prepared are embracing new strategic alliances, devising more collaborative ways of operating with partners, and making themselves indispensable within a broader ecosystem.
June 28, 2016

Small Minority of Industry Leaders Achieve Both Digital and Financial High Performance

NEW YORK; June 28, 2016 – A small minority of leading global companies are significantly outperforming their industry peers by combining strong commitment to digital technologies with strong financial performance, according to new analysis by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). 
June 23, 2016

There’s a Clear Path for Business on Sustainability, Finds United Nations Global Compact-Accenture Strategy Study

NEW YORK; June 23, 2016 – Eighty-seven percent of chief executive officers (CEOs) say the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent an essential opportunity to rethink approaches to sustainability, and nearly half (49 percent) say businesses will be the most important actor in their delivery, according to a new study by the UN Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
June 14, 2016

Digital Solutions Can Drive Progress Toward United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals By 2030, Finds Report from Global e-Sustainability Initiative, Produced with Accenture Strategy

WASHINGTON D.C.; June 14, 2016 – The information and communication technologies (ICT) sector can play a vital role in helping achieve the objectives of the United Nations' (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to new analysis prepared for the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). This would involve deploying innovative digital solutions to improve the quality of people’s lives, achieve equitable growth and protect the environment. 
May 12, 2016

2016 U.S. College Graduates Value Culture Over Compensation, According To Accenture Strategy Research

NEW YORK; May 12, 2016 – The Class of 2016 is optimistic about their job prospects, despite a growing trend in underemployment, and seeking employers that offer meaningful work, ongoing learning opportunities and a fun workplace culture, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on the workforce of the future. The fourth annual Accenture Strategy 2016 U.S. College Graduate Employment Study also found that these graduates are increasingly digital, embracing new technologies, both to find work and on the job. 
April 14, 2016

Personalized Performance Management is Essential to Meet the Needs of the Workforce of the Future, Finds New Accenture Strategy Research

NEW YORK; April 14, 2016 – Today’s performance reviews are becoming irrelevant, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The Accenture Strategy study finds that 77 percent of business leaders and employees believe that a personalized performance management approach should be mandatory to meet the needs of the workforce of the future. However, only one third of organizations (34 percent) have moved away from more traditional annual performance management.