June 25, 2015

Fintech Investment in U.S. Nearly Tripled in 2014, According to Report by Accenture and Partnership Fund for New York City

NEW YORK; June 25, 2015 – Investments in financial technology (fintech) continued at a remarkable pace last year, nearly tripling in the United States in 2014, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City.

June 25, 2015

Seven Innovative Startups Present New Financial Technologies at New York’s 2015 FinTech Innovation Lab Demo Day

NEW YORK; June 25, 2015 – A select group of leading-edge financial services technology (fintech) companies demonstrated their products and services to dozens of top bank, venture-capital and technology executives today at the fifth annual New York FinTech Innovation Lab Demo Day.
June 23, 2015

Healthcare Industry Must Focus on Training Machines Over the Next Three Years, Accenture Reports

CHICAGO; June 23, 2015 – Healthcare executives expect that, within the next three years, their industry will need to focus as much on training machines as they do on training people, according to one finding from a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 17, 2015

Labor Agencies Look to Improve Outcomes of Jobs Programs, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; June 18, 2015 – While most government labor agency leaders report their organizations have systems in place to measure the success of programs to help the unemployed find jobs. Yet nearly one-third say that those systems are ineffective, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of labor-agency leaders in the United States, Europe and Asia.   
June 17, 2015

Consumers Rate Energy Providers Higher on Data Security Than on Energy-Consumption Advice, Accenture Research Shows

LONDON and NEW YORK; June 17, 2015 – In today’s digital world of connected devices, energy consumers are nearly twice as likely to trust their energy providers to safeguard their personal data than to advise them on energy consumption, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 15, 2015

One in Three U.S. Employees Would Quit If Current Employer Failed to Sponsor Health Benefits, Accenture Finds

CHICAGO; June 15, 2015 – Employers who fail to fully sponsor their employees’ health benefits would face widespread employee dissatisfaction, lower employee productivity and the loss of nearly a third of their employees within one year, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 15, 2015

Ground-Breaking Report From Accenture Interactive Finds Internet of Things Driving New Era of “Living Services”

NEW YORK; June 15, 2015 – Organizations will soon be creating a new wave of transformative digital services driven by the convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and shifting consumer expectations, finds a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The report, titled “The Era of Living Services,” predicts a new era of highly sophisticated “living services” that can learn and tailor themselves in real-time to meet the changing needs of consumers, workers, patients and citizens.
June 09, 2015

Information and Communications Technologies Can Fast-Track Solutions to Global Warming and Social Issues While Driving Economic Growth, Finds Study by GeSI and Accenture

BRUSSELS;  June 9, 2015 – Information and communications technologies (ICT)  could bring far-ranging levels of sustainable prosperity and opportunity to all corners of the world within the next 15 years, according to research published this week by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 04, 2015

Digital Health Solutions Expected to Save U.S. Healthcare System More Than $100 Billion Over Next Four Years, Accenture Finds

CHICAGO; June 4, 2015 – FDA-regulated digital health solutions are expected to save the U.S. healthcare system more than $100 billion over the next four years, according to new research from Accenture. 
May 17, 2015

Liquefied Natural Gas Can Contribute AUD $55 Billion to Australia’s GDP in 2020, Accenture Report Shows

MELBOURNE, Australia; May 18, 2015 – Australia’s Liquefied National Gas (LNG) industry could become the world’s largest and most technologically advanced, contributing more than AUD$55 billion to Australia’s GDP in 2020, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).