Many Companies Are Delaying or Putting Capital Projects on Hold Due to the Pandemic, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 12, 2021 – New global research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that 61% of owner-operators of factories, mines, refineries and public, telecommunications and utility infrastructure organizations expect new projects to be delayed or put indefinitely on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, 35% of engineering, procurement and construction service providers (EPCs) surveyed indicated that the scope of ongoing projects will likely be adjusted. The report, titled “Building Value with Capital Projects,” features a survey of more than 700 senior executives globally and found that the pandemic impacted an industry that was already challenged in using digital solutions to help deliver project results on-time and on-budget.
January 12, 2021

Most Consumers Want Insurers to Handle Personal Cyber Threats as Pandemic Drives Digital Consumption, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK and LONDON; Dec. 18, 2020 – Three out of four consumers (76%) would welcome assistance from their insurer in dealing with cybersecurity threats as the pandemic drives more consumers online, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

 

December 18, 2020

CFOs Need Greater Real Time Data to Pivot from Measuring to Creating Value Amid COVID-19, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 17, 2020 – As chief financial officers (CFO) continue to grapple with ongoing business disruptions from COVID-19, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found finance leaders need more real-time data to pivot from measuring to creating value.
December 17, 2020

2021 Will Redefine the 21st Century, According to “Fjord Trends 2021” Report from Accenture Interactive

NEW YORK; Dec. 15, 2020 – As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 15, 2020

Rapid Shift to Digital Banking During COVID-19 Accelerating Erosion in Consumer Trust, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Dec. 7, 2020 – The replacement of in-person branch interactions with impersonal digital transactions through online and mobile channels during the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the ongoing erosion of consumer trust in banks, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 07, 2020

Less than One-Third of Wealth Managers in North America are Scaling AI Across Their Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2020 – While six in seven North American wealth managers (84%) believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform their industry in the next five years, less than one-third (28%) are already scaling it today across their businesses, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 02, 2020

Companies with a Digitally Fluent Workforce Lead their Peers in Revenue Growth and Better Worker Satisfaction, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2020 – Remote workers comprise nearly two-thirds (60%) of the workforce, and yet fewer than half of the organizations they work for have company-wide remote work policies in place and only 14% are considered digitally mature within their industry, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 02, 2020

Two-Thirds of U.S. Consumers Likely to Switch Healthcare Providers If COVID-19 is Poorly Managed, Accenture Report Reveals

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2020 – Nearly two-thirds (64%) of U.S. patients are likely to switch to a new healthcare provider if their current health provider doesn’t meet their expectations for managing COVID-19 concerns, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 01, 2020

COVID-19 Increases Urgency for Banks to Transform Payment Systems as Digital Payments Soar, Finds Research From Accenture

NEW YORK and LONDON; Nov. 24, 2020 – The rapid shift to digital payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic is urgently increasing the need for banks to modernize their payment systems, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 24, 2020

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Digital Business Transformation Services by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; Nov. 23, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Business Transformation Services, Q4 2020 report. The report, which includes an analysis of the 10 most significant digital business transformation services providers, ranked Accenture highest in the Market Presence category based on revenue related to CEO-driven digital transformation services, employee counts, and geographic locations.
November 23, 2020