February 16, 2017

Citizen Satisfaction with Digital Government Services Doubles in Two Years, Accenture Report Shows

NEW YORK; Feb 16, 2016 – While U.S. citizens’ expectations for digital government increased by more than 15 percent over the past two years, their level of satisfaction with digital services available from government more than doubled over the same period, according to findings of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey.
February 14, 2017

Organizations Wasting Billions on Customer Loyalty Programs That Don’t Work Like They Used To, Accenture Strategy Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2017 – Organizations are wasting billions of dollars each year on customer loyalty programs that don’t work like they used to, according to new research from Accenture Strategy. With millions of loyalty points sitting dormant and the majority of U.S. consumers (78 percent) retracting loyalty at profit-crushing rates, organizations must pay attention to the new factors driving customer loyalty in the digital age or risk losing customers for good. 
February 09, 2017

Healthcare Providers and Payers Must Expand Delivery Options to Meet Consumer Demand for Virtual Services, says Accenture Survey

CHICAGO; Feb. 9, 2017 – Growing consumer demand for virtual healthcare services is putting increasing pressure on providers and payers to expand delivery options for on-demand health services, a new survey from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found.  
February 07, 2017

Accenture Finds Girls’ Take-up of STEM Subjects is Held Back by Stereotypes, Negative Perceptions and Poor Understanding of Career Options

LONDON; Feb. 7, 2017 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland are most likely to associate a career in science and technology with ‘doing research’ (52 percent) ‘working in a laboratory’ (47 percent) and ‘wearing a white coat’ (33 percent). The study found that girls are more likely to make these stereotypical associations than boys.
February 02, 2017

Public Sector Agencies Must Adopt Emerging Technologies Like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Effectively Compete for Talent, Accenture Report Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; Feb. 2, 2017 – Public sector agencies must adopt emerging technologies – including machine learning, artificial intelligence and biometrics – to attract and retain more technically adept employees. This approach is critical to addressing a widening skills gap and strong competition from a better financed private sector, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows.
January 31, 2017

Venture Capitalists and Agile Start-Ups Pumping Billions into Disrupting Traditional Postal Delivery Services, Accenture Report Finds

LONDON; Jan. 31, 2017 – Billions of dollars in venture-capital funding have poured into the post and parcel industry in the last two years, driven by the continued popularity of e-commerce and increased competitiveness in hyper-local, start-up delivery models, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 26, 2017

Accenture Technology Vision 2017 Forecasts a Future of Technology for People, by People

NEW YORK; Jan. 26, 2017 – People hold the power to shape and apply technology to create positive change, improve lives, and transform business and society, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2017, the annual technology report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts the most significant technology trends that people will apply to disrupt business over the next three years. 
January 17, 2017

Blockchain Technology Could Reduce Investment Banks’ Infrastructure Costs by 30 Percent, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2017 – Blockchain technology could reduce infrastructure costs for eight of the world’s 10 largest investment banks by an average of 30 percent, translating to $8 billion to $12 billion in annual cost savings for those banks, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and McLagan which is part of Aon Hewitt, a business unit of Aon plc (NYSE: AON).
January 16, 2017

CEOs Must Start a Skills Revolution to Unlock the Potential of the Digital Age, According to New Research from Accenture Strategy

Davos; Jan. 16, 2017 – A new report by Accenture Strategy (NYSE: ACN) cautions that in a rapidly changing digital landscape, CEOs must lead the charge in reskilling their people to be relevant in the future and ready to adapt to change. According to the report, Harnessing Revolution: Creating the Future Workforce, CEOs must be mindful to put their people first and at the center of change to create the future workforce.
January 12, 2017

New Research from Accenture Strategy highlights Economic and Societal Impact of Investing in 5G Infrastructure

WASHINGTON; Jan. 12, 2017 – Deploying the next generation of high-speed 5G wireless networks could create up to three million jobs and add approximately $500 billion to U.S. GDP through direct and indirect potential benefits, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), commissioned by CTIA.