March 22, 2018

Investment in Insurtech Industry Surged in 2017, with Europe Emerging as Key Insurtech Hub, Accenture Analysis Finds

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 22, 2018 – Global investment in the insurance technology (insurtech) industry surged in 2017, with Europe emerging as a new insurtech hub outside the U.S., according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 20, 2018

Australia’s Digital Currency Market Expanding, Accenture and Australian Digital Commerce Association Research Reveals

SYDNEY; March 20, 2018 – Australia’s digital currency market reached new levels in 2017, with significant gains in trading value and volumes, according to a joint research project by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ADCA (Australian Digital Commerce Association) that showed activity levels, transactional values and trader demographics in the country for the first time.

March 19, 2018

“Human + Machine,” Management Playbook for Success in Age of Artificial Intelligence, Finds AI’s Real Power Is Helping Reimagine Business by Augmenting, Not Replacing, Human Capabilities

NEW YORK; March 19, 2018 – The real power of artificial intelligence (AI) is how it enables leaders to reimagine and transform their organizations through human-machine collaboration, which will ultimately reshape businesses and industries, according to a new book by two AI experts at Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 15, 2018

Potential Benefits of Artificial Intelligence Outweigh Citizen Concerns about Responsible Use by Government, Accenture Survey Shows

ARLINGTON, Va.; March 15, 2018 – Citizens are willing to try new artificial intelligence (AI) tools for government services despite their concerns about government use of the technology, according to results of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) multi-country survey.
March 14, 2018

Accenture Survey Points to Untapped Opportunity for Girls to Fulfill Their Creative Aspirations with STEM Careers

LONDON; March 14, 2018 – Although the vast majority (84 percent) of young people in the U.K. believe that many jobs in the future will involve science, technology, engineering and mathematics – known as STEM – U.K. girls believe that STEM jobs lack the creativity they seek in their careers, according to results of a survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 12, 2018

DHL and Accenture Unlock the Power of Blockchain in Logistics

BONN, Germany; March 12, 2018 – DHL has released a trend report in cooperation with Accenture, a leading global technology consultant, on blockchain technology’s potential to transform the logistics industry. Global supply chains are notoriously complex, with a diverse set of stakeholders, varying interests, and many third-party intermediaries – challenges that blockchain is well suited to address. The report includes initial findings on a working prototype developed by DHL and Accenture, which tracks pharmaceuticals from the point of origin to the consumer, preventing tampering and errors.
March 06, 2018

Accenture Study Finds Growing Demand for Digital Health Services Revolutionizing Delivery Models: Patients, Doctors + Machines

LAS VEGAS; March 6, 2018 – Growing consumer demand for digital-based health services is ushering in a new model for care in which patients and machines are joining doctors as part of the healthcare delivery team, according to results of a survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) released today at HIMSS18.
March 06, 2018

Company Culture is Key to Unlocking Gender Equality and Narrowing Pay Gap, New Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; March 6, 2018 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified 40 workplace factors that create a culture of equality – including 14 factors that matter the most. The research, published today in the company’s “Getting to Equal 2018” report, details the most-effective actions that business leaders can take to accelerate advancement and help close the gender pay gap. 
March 01, 2018

One in Five Health Employees Willing to Sell Confidential Data to Unauthorized Parties, Accenture Survey Finds

CHICAGO; Mar. 1, 2018—Nearly one in five health employees (18 percent) said they would be willing to sell confidential data to unauthorized parties, according to a new survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
February 28, 2018

Global Companies Are Saving Up to $1 Billion to Fund New Growth by Adopting a Zero-Based Mindset, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; Feb. 28, 2018 – Leading global companies are realizing savings of up to $1 billion from the adoption of zero-based strategies, according to the largest ever study on zero-based budgeting (ZBB) strategy, conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The research, which surveyed 85 of the biggest organizations around the world, revealed that companies are moving beyond simple ZBB to a more holistic approach, or ZBx, that allows companies to uncover additional savings to fund growth initiatives.