July 16, 2019

Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; July 16, 2019 – The cost to address and contain cyberattacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in any other industry and the containment costs continue to inch upwards, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute. 
July 11, 2019

Multi-Country Survey Finds Most Workers Cite Pension and Retirement Benefits as Critical Factor when Deciding to Accept or Stay in a Job

NEW YORK; July 11, 2019 – Pension or retirement benefits are a critical factor for most workers when deciding whether to accept a job or deciding whether to stay with their current employer, according to research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) covering 10 countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America.
July 09, 2019

More Than Three-Quarters of Companies Are Missing Growth Opportunities in the Supply Chain, According to a New Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 9, 2019 – In today’s era of ever-growing focus on the customer, only a small number of forward-thinking companies are realizing the unique opportunity their supply chains offer to better meet customer needs, fuel competitiveness and uncover growth, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 09, 2019

Nearly One-Third of Citizens Unaware of Digital Government Services, Accenture Survey Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 9, 2019 – The majority (61%) of citizens who use digital government services are satisfied with their experiences, according to results of a multi-country survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, almost one-third (31%) of citizens surveyed said they don’t use or know how to access any government digital service.
June 26, 2019

In the Face of Persistent Industry Disruption, Companies Can No Longer Play It Safe, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; June 26, 2019 – Nearly three-quarters (72%) of industry sectors experienced an increase in disruption over the past eight years, leaving US$41 trillion in enterprise value (market capitalization + net debt) exposed to disruption today, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
June 20, 2019

Only Half of Banks Globally Are Making Significant Advancements in Digital Transformation, Resulting in Lower Market Valuations, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK, LONDON, HONG KONG; June 20, 2019 – The US$1 trillion that traditional retail and commercial banks have invested globally over the past three years to transform their IT operations has not yet delivered the anticipated revenue growth, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 18, 2019

Despite Eagerness to Engage in Ecosystems, Few Insurers are Well-Positioned to Succeed as Ecosystem Partners, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; June 18, 2019 – Although insurers are eager to create or join business ecosystems to spur growth amid industry disruption, few insurers are currently well-positioned to succeed as ecosystem partners, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 13, 2019

Aerospace & Defense Industry to See Greatest Impact from Artificial Intelligence Compared to Other Key Emerging Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; June 13, 2019 – The aerospace and defense (A&D) industry will be more affected by artificial intelligence (AI) than by any other major emerging technology over the next three years, according to Aerospace & Defense Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends likely to redefine business. The study also underscores the growing importance of reskilling programs as a competitive lever.
June 05, 2019

C-Suite Must Engage an Emerging Powerful Group of Stakeholders with a New Approach to Leadership, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; June 5, 2019 – An emerging supergroup of employees and consumers is adding intense pressure to already challenged C-suite leaders who are navigating tough economic, technological and geo-political environments — further threatening company growth, a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study finds. With nearly three-quarters of these powerful stakeholders believing they have the potential to destroy company value in the long term, the C-suite understands the need to respond.
June 05, 2019

Health Organizations are Embracing Emerging Technologies but Must Do More Amid Changing Consumer Expectations, Accenture Report Finds

CHICAGO; June 5, 2019 – A new report by Accenture has found that, as digital becomes increasingly more critical in all aspects of healthcare, organizations must master a new set of emerging digital technologies to deliver convenient and effective care.