May 25, 2017

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds
ARLINGTON, Va.; May 25, 2017 – A gap exists between the challenges that government agencies hope to resolve through investments in emerging technologies and the challenges that agency leaders said they believe their citizens find most important, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) determined.
May 15, 2017

Strengthening Fintech Ecosystem Must Be a Top Priority for Financial Services Industry and Governments to Maintain Canada’s Global Position, TFSA Report Says

TORONTO; May 15, 2017 – Strengthening the fintech ecosystem in the Toronto region must be an imperative for the country’s financial services sector and governments in order to maintain and grow the region’s international market position, according to a new report from the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA), researched and written by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and McMillan LLP.
May 11, 2017

Mining and Metals Companies to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Boost Innovation, But Cost-Savings Still a Challenge, New Accenture Research Reports

NEW YORK; May 11, 2017 – Four of five mining and metals companies expect to increase their spending on digital technologies over the next three years, with more than one-quarter (28 percent) planning significant investments and almost half (46 percent) citing digital as the biggest contributor to innovation, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
May 10, 2017

Employer Alert: Large Companies Have a Greater Opportunity to Attract New Grads, According to a New Accenture Strategy Study

NEW YORK; May 10, 2017 – The Class of 2017, the first crop of Generation Z graduates (people born between 1993 and 1999) to enter the workforce, is more interested in working for large companies compared to last year’s grads (19 percent vs. 14 percent), according to a new study by Accenture Strategy on the future workforce. 
May 04, 2017

Distributed Generation an Ongoing Threat to Utility Revenues and Hosting Capacity, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 – Utilities face the greatest risk of lost revenues from distributed generation (DG), including residential solar photovoltaics and fuel cells, according to Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Digitally Enabled Grid research, now in its fourth year.
April 25, 2017

Six Capabilities Needed for Industrial Businesses to Master Digitization, According to New Book from Accenture

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany and LONDON; Apr. 25, 2017 – Industrial manufacturers must begin to digitize their operations, products and services now to make the most of the Industrial Internet of Things, analytics, AI and other “Industry X.0” technologies, according to a new book, Industry X.0 – Realizing Digital Value in Industrial Sectors, from Accenture, written by Eric Schaeffer.
April 24, 2017

Accenture Research: Automotive and Industrial Equipment Manufacturers Risk Losing Market Share by Failing to Make Investments Needed to Harness Digital Technologies

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany; Apr. 24, 2017 – Many industrial companies are not yet investing to harness digital technologies and could lose market share if they fail to adopt these technologies, according to new research from Accenture.
April 19, 2017

Accenture Report: Banks Confident in Cybersecurity Capabilities But Lack of Real-World Testing Leaves Gaps in Their Defense

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Many senior bank executives are confident about their cybersecurity strategy, yet a lack of comprehensive, practical testing is leaving gaps in their defense, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 19, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Insurance Industry but Integration Challenges Remain, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Insurance executives believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly transform their industry in the next three years, with insurers investing in AI to empower agents, brokers and employees to enhance the customer experience with automated personalized services, faster claims handling and individual risk-based underwriting processes, according to Accenture’s Technology Vision for Insurance 2017
April 17, 2017

Post and Parcel Organizations Have Opportunities to Turn Digital Investments into Financial Benefits, Accenture Research Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; Apr.17, 2017 – Improving digital performance at post and parcel organizations is critical to successfully capturing the revenue potential created by the explosive growth of eCommerce and to compete effectively in an increasingly crowded delivery landscape, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).