March 14, 2019

Six in Ten Consumers Willing to Share Significant Personal Data with Banks and Insurers in Exchange for Lower Pricing, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 14, 2019 – Nearly six in ten consumers would be willing to share significant personal information, such as location data and lifestyle information, with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 07, 2019

Culture of Equality Is Powerful Multiplier of Workplace Innovation, New Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; March 7, 2019 – A workplace culture of equality is a powerful multiplier of innovation and growth, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 06, 2019

Malware and Malicious Insiders Accounted for One-Third of All Cybercrime Costs Last Year, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; March 6, 2019 – The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped 12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to new research published today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute.
February 25, 2019

Global Fintech Investments Surged in 2018 with Investments in China Taking the Lead, Accenture Analysis Finds; UK Gains Sharply Despite Brexit Doubts

HONG KONG, NEW YORK and LONDON; Feb. 25, 2019 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 25, 2019

Business and Technology Executives Underestimate the Disruptive Prospects of 5G Technology, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Business and technology executives globally underestimate the disruptive potential of 5G technology that will result from increased network speeds and capacity, according to results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A survey of more than 1,800 executives from midsized and large businesses across industries in 10 countries found that most of them (53 percent) believe there are “very few” things that 5G will enable them to do that they cannot already do with 4G networks. Fewer than two in five executives (37 percent) expect 5G to bring a “revolutionary” shift in speed and capacity.
February 19, 2019

Over Half of Government Workforce Welcome Intelligent Technologies, but want more Technical Support and User Training, According to a Study by Government Business Council and Accenture

WASHINGTON; Feb.19, 2019 –  U.S. government workers are receptive to learning and using new intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and welcome opportunities to augment their skill sets according to a study released today by Government Business Council (GBC), the research division of Government Executive Media Group, and underwritten by Accenture Federal Services (AFS). However, the research also found that workers believe that agencies need to better communicate how such technologies will affect them and additionally equip them with resources to navigate the transition.
February 12, 2019

Millennial and Gen Z Consumers Paving the Way for Non-Traditional Care Models, Accenture Study Finds

ORLANDO, Fla.; Feb. 12, 2019 – Unsatisfied with healthcare’s status quo, millennial and Gen Z consumers in the U.S. are paving the way for non-traditional care models, such as retail clinics, virtual and digital services, according to results of an Accenture survey released today at HIMSS19.
February 07, 2019

Emerging “Post-Digital” World Provides New Opportunities for Businesses to Deliver Personalized Realities and Experiences, According to Accenture Technology Vision 2019

NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2019 – The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organization’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalized realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends that will redefine businesses over the next three years.
February 05, 2019

Most Utilities Executives Agree Risk of Consumers Going Largely Off-Grid Will Increase Significantly in Next Two Years, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Feb. 5, 2019 – Ninety-five percent of utilities executives agree that the risk of electricity consumers going largely off the grid and only using it as occasional backup will increase significantly in the next two years, according to a study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), conducted as part of the company’s Digitally Enabled Grid research program.
January 24, 2019

Traditional Energy Providers Leaving Value on the Table by Not Fully Serving Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, Research from Accenture Shows

NEW YORK; Jan. 24, 2019 – Traditional energy providers are missing out on substantial cost savings and new revenues by not tailoring enough digital customer experiences, products and services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), according to the latest edition of the “New Energy Consumer” research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).