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May 17, 2011

Europe Has The Potential to Create 15 Million Additional Jobs and Increase GDP by 8 Percent by 2020 According to a New Study by Government of the Future Center

Europe Has The Potential to Create 15 Million Additional Jobs and Increase GDP by 8 Percent by 2020 According to a New Study by Government of the Future Center
BRUSSELS; May 17, 2011– Even as many European economies continue to struggle with job losses, high levels of public debt and the fallout from the recent global financial crisis, a new study by The Government of the Future Centre, a partnership among Accenture, College of Europe and Lisbon Council has identified public policy actions governments can take to significantly increase growth rates, create jobs and drive economic recovery.
November 30, 2010

Accenture Survey Finds That High Performing IT Organizations Hit the Ground Running Following the Economic Downturn

Accenture Survey Finds That High Performing IT Organizations Hit the Ground Running Following the Economic Downturn
NEW YORK; Nov. 30, 2010 – High performing information technology (IT) departments at large companies have hit the ground running following the recent economic downturn, recalibrating their efforts to drive more business value from IT, and leaving their less adroit counterparts playing catch-up, according to new research from Accenture. 
January 26, 2010

Accenture Study Finds Globalization and New Technologies Driving Companies to Seek New Business Models to Increase Efficiency, Competitiveness, Agility and Growth

Accenture Study Finds Globalization and New Technologies Driving Companies to Seek New Business Models to Increase Efficiency, Competitiveness, Agility and Growth
DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 26, 2010 – A combination of intensified globalization brought on by recent turbulence in the global economy and the acceleration of new information technologies is driving companies and governments to look for new business models to meet increased demands for efficiency, competitiveness, short-term agility and long-term growth.  This is one of the key findings of a study released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) at the World Economic Forum.     
December 08, 2008

China’s High-Performance Businesses Well Prepared for Tougher Times, Accenture Research Finds

China’s High-Performance Businesses Well Prepared for Tougher Times, Accenture Research Finds
BEIJING; Dec. 8, 2008 – As China continues to move forward after 30 years of economic reform and opening up its markets to the world, China’s high-performance businesses are well prepared to enter a challenging new era as the economic environment toughens and their low-cost advantages diminish, according to findings from Accenture’s 2008 High Performance Business China Research.
July 18, 2006

Accenture Study Examines IT Investing for High Performance

Accenture Study Examines IT Investing for High Performance
The quest to contain spending on information technology (IT) frequently backfires, forcing companies and governments to instead increase expenditures on IT maintenance, repairs and other unproductive practices, according to the results of a global study released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 03, 2004

New Accenture Technique Gauges Impact of Workforce Initiatives on Bottom Line

Accenture has introduced a new measurement technique to help organizations determine where to invest their human capital expenditures and identify the impact those investments have on their bottom-line results.
May 28, 2003

New Book Argues that Implementing Right Idea at the Right Time Can Propel Companies to Long-Term Success

Implementing the right idea at the right time can be the difference between success or failure for even large, established companies, according to a new book by Thomas Davenport, director of the Accenture Institute for Strategic Change, and Laurence Prusak, a management consultant and researcher.