January 10, 2018

Accenture Report Highlights What Patients Want in New Treatments; Two-Thirds Say: Better Outcomes, Not Brands

NEW YORK; Jan. 10, 2018 When launching new products, pharmaceutical companies should focus more on evidence-based solutions than just the product or brand, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on product launches in the pharmaceutical industry
January 08, 2018

Smartphones Losing Ground to Digital Voice Assistant Devices in Homes, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 8, 2018 – Consumers who own in-home digital voice assistant devices are using their smartphones less often for entertainment and online purchasing, according to results of a new survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 21, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Could Add $957 Billion to Indian Economy, According to New Research by Accenture

Bangalore; Dec. 21, 2017 Research released today from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that artificial intelligence (AI) could add US$957 billion to the Indian economy by changing the nature of work to create better outcomes for businesses and society. The report, ‘Rewire for Growth,’ estimates that AI has the potential to increase India’s annual growth rate of gross value added (GVA) by 1.3 percentage points, lifting the country’s income by 15 percent in 2035. 
December 18, 2017

Retailers Positioned to Benefit as Banks Open Their Networks in Compliance with New European Payments Regulations, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; Dec. 18, 2017 – Retail companies could become the new face of everyday financial transactions once the Revised Payments Services Directive, known as PSD2, goes into effect in the European Union in January, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 12, 2017

Accenture Report Identifies Underlying Currents Driving the Shifts of Tomorrow and Ways to Design for Positive Change

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2017 – Analyzing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organizations and society, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released Fjord Trends 2018. Its 11th annual report examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business, technology and design in the year ahead.
December 12, 2017

Four in Five U.S. Physicians Have Had a Cyberattack in Their Clinical Practices, Says Survey by Accenture and the American Medical Association

CHICAGO; Dec.12, 2017 – More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack, according to new research released today by Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA). This, along with additional findings, signals a call to action for the health care sector to increase cybersecurity support for medical practices in their communities.
 
December 06, 2017

‘Digital Fragmentation’ Poses Threat to Businesses’ Global Growth and Innovation According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Dec. 6, 2017  – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) warns that ‘digital fragmentation’ – the rise in restrictions on the free flow of data, IT products, IT services and IT talent across country borders – is disrupting the global business environment and could inhibit companies’ strategies for growth and innovation. 
December 05, 2017

U.S. Consumers Turn Off Personal Data Tap as Companies Struggle to Deliver the Experiences They Crave, Accenture Study Finds

New York; Dec. 5, 2017 – U.S. consumers are locked in a vicious circle with brands over customer experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). While 44 percent are frustrated when companies fail to deliver relevant, personalized shopping experiences, nearly half (49 percent) are concerned about personal data privacy as they subscribe to intelligent services designed to understand and anticipate their needs. Poor personalization and lack of trust cost U.S. organizations $756 billion last year, as 41 percent of consumers switched companies. Without deeper customer insight, companies cannot deliver the experiences they crave.
November 14, 2017

New Report by Accenture, MAS and ABS Shows How Blockchain Technology Could Improve Central Bank Payment Systems

LONDON; Nov. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have published a report today that illustrates how blockchain technology could significantly improve the kinds of payment systems that currently enable banks around the world to transfer trillions of dollars per day to each other and help them manage their financial liquidity. 
November 07, 2017

New Report Reveals Significant Opportunities for Government to Boost Civic Engagement

NEW YORK; Nov. 7, 2017 – Three-fourths (74 percent) of survey respondents said they rarely or never request services from a government agency, according to research by the Governing Institute, sponsored by Accenture and Salesforce.