80% of B2B Buyers Have Switched From Suppliers That are Unable to Align Their Services with Buyer Expectations, Accenture Interactive Research Finds

MIAMI; Nov. 11, 2019 A global study released today by Accenture Interactive at the annual B2B Online conference highlights urgency for B2B leaders to combine a human-centered approach to sales with investments in digital tools to improve the service experience for customers and achieve lasting growth.
November 11, 2019

Community College Students Can Help Offset the Nation’s Tech Talent Shortage, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 31, 2019 – Community college students — with support from employers — are a key source of talent to help solve the country’s skilled tech talent shortage, according to results of a survey “Apprenticeships: From Community College to Promising Tech Career,” released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 31, 2019

European Government Organizations Are Enthusiastic About Artificial Intelligence but Face Challenges Adopting It, According to Accenture Study

DUBLIN; Oct. 23, 2019 – Public-service executives in Europe are optimistic and enthusiastic about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on government operations and services but face challenges implementing the technology, according to a study issued today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 23, 2019

New Global Research from Accenture Interactive Urges CMOs to Put People Before Data Collection to Deliver a Better Digital Advertising Experience

NEW YORK; Oct. 16, 2019 – New global research released by Accenture Interactive offers guidance to chief marketing officers (CMOs) on strategies to use data respectfully and responsibly at a time when a majority of consumers (69%) would not do business with a brand if their data usage was invasive.
October 16, 2019

Federal Requirements for Sharing Patient Medical Records Pose Major Challenges and Opportunities for Healthcare Organizations

NEW YORK; Oct. 15, 2019 – Most technology executives polled in the U.S. are relatively unfamiliar with a key federal law requiring greater patient access to healthcare records and the sharing (“interoperability”) of such records across health networks, according to new research findings from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 15, 2019

Singapore Fintech Fundraising Rises Sharply in 2019 to Date, Driven by Spike in Average Size of Payments and Insurtech Deals, Accenture Analysis Finds

SINGAPORE; Oct. 15, 2019 – Investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures in Singapore rose sharply in the first nine months of 2019, led by fundraising with payments startups and insurtech firms and a shift toward more-mature companies, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of venture-finance data from CB Insights, Pitchbook and Tracxn.
October 14, 2019

Nearly Half of Drivers in Multi-Country Survey Indicate Willingness to Give Up Car Ownership in the Future in Favor of Autonomous Mobility Solutions, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 10, 2019 ‒ Many car owners would consider giving up car ownership in the future in favor of autonomous mobility solutions, such as self-driving buses or taxis, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 10, 2019

Accenture’s Future Systems Research Reveals Companies that Excel at Scaling Technology Innovation Generate Double the Revenue Growth

NEW YORK; Oct. 2, 2019 – A vast new research survey on Future Systems from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) sheds important light on the enormous impact that technology investment and adoption have on a company’s financial performance and most notably, the mindsets and behaviors of companies that are industry leaders. The new research, titled: “Full Value. Full Stop. How to scale innovation and achieve full value with Future Systems,” provides insights on how to scale innovation and achieve full value of technology investments, builds on Accenture’s initial Future Systems report launched last year, and is based on a survey of more than 8,300 organizations across 20 industries and 20 countries. It is designed to help companies understand and close the innovation achievement gap — defined as the difference between potential and realized value from technology investments.
October 02, 2019

Most US Shoppers Expect to Spend as Much or More This Holiday Season than Last Year, with Many Turning to Physical Stores for Inspiration, Accenture Survey Reveals

NEW YORK; Oct. 1, 2019 – The vast majority of U.S. consumers plan to spend at least as much this year on holiday gifts as they did last year and will be turning to stores for holiday gift inspiration, according to results of the 13th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also found a growing trend of “responsible retail,” with shoppers more concerned about the environmental and social impact of their purchases.
 
October 01, 2019

Business Contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Not on Track, United Nations Global Compact and Accenture Study Finds

UNITED NATIONS, New York, Sept. 24, 2019 – CEOs say business contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not on track, according to the world’s largest study on corporate sustainability from the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 24, 2019