New Research from Accenture and Qlik Shows the Data Skills Gap is Costing Organizations Billions in Lost Productivity

PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2020 A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qlik, titled  “The Human Impact of Data Literacy” and conducted on behalf of The Data Literacy Project, found that while most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value with data.
January 22, 2020

Despite CEOs’ Strong Confidence in Their Technologies, Most Companies Are Facing Limited Growth Due to an ‘Innovation Achievement Gap’

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 21, 2020 – While a majority of CEOs express strong confidence in the effectiveness of their current information technology (IT) systems, most are struggling to achieve levels of innovation that drive growth and revenue, according to a global study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 21, 2020

Stakeholder-Centric Leadership Linked to Stronger Financial Performance, According to Study from the World Economic Forum and Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 20, 2020 – A new research study from the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified five elements at the heart of a new model of responsible leadership for an era of stakeholder capitalism — one that focuses on strong organizational performance in concert with positive social and environmental impact.
January 20, 2020

Accenture and NASCIO Release Report on Innovation and the Role of CIOs

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 16, 2020 – A new report from Accenture and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) focuses on the perspectives of state chief information officers (CIO) regarding innovation and highlights approaches and success factors that can advance innovative practices in state government. The report includes examples of leading practices of state CIO innovation governance structures, ecosystems, budgeting for innovation and recommendations to help state CIOs develop operating models and initiatives that can drive innovation in state government.
January 16, 2020

Companies That Govern Innovation Extensively Achieve Twice the Revenue Growth of Those That Don’t, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 14, 2020 – Fewer than one in eight companies govern innovation extensively, and those that do have achieved twice the revenue growth of the vast majority of companies that govern innovation in a more haphazard way, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 14, 2020

Nearly Two in Three U.S. Ride-Hailers Would Give Up Their Car for Ride-Hailing Services, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 7, 2020 – Nearly two-thirds (63%) of U.S. car owners who use ride-hailing services said they would consider giving up their personal vehicle over the next decade in favor of ride-hailing, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN)
January 07, 2020

Frustrated Consumers Three Times More Likely Than Satisfied Consumers to Avoid Buying from Retailer or Brand Again, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2019 – Consumers who had a frustrating shopping experience are three times more likely than satisfied consumers to not buy from the retailer or brand again, but companies that consistently exceed customer expectations could significantly increase revenues by charging a premium for the experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 18, 2019

Financial Services Companies Could Generate $140 Billion in Productivity Gains and Savings by Modernizing Workforce Technologies, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2019 – Financial services companies in North America could unlock up to US$140 billion in productivity gains and cost savings by 2025 if they employ new technologies that help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their workforces, according to a recent study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 12, 2019

Traditional Cable and Wireless Brands Are Catching Up to Big Tech and Digital Brands in Terms of Customer Affinity, According to Accenture’s “Global Keep Me Index”

NEW YORK; Dec. 11, 2019 – Customer affinity toward traditional communications and media companies is closing the gap with that for big tech and digital companies, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN)
December 11, 2019

Business Reconsidered: Organizations Must Rethink their Fundamentals, Reveals New Fjord Trends Report from Accenture Interactive

NEW YORK; Dec. 10, 2019 – Following an unprecedented streak of fast-paced growth and profitability, businesses are beginning to feel the need for deep soul searching. As a new decade approaches, they must look inwards for a total re-examination of their purpose and place in the world, says a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Now in its 13th year, Fjord Trends 2020 takes its annual look ahead to the future of business, technology and design, according to Fjord, design and innovation from Accenture Interactive.
 
December 10, 2019