May 21, 2018

Artificial Intelligence to Add US$182 Billion to UAE Economy by 2035, Accenture Research Shows

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; May 21, 2018 – Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to boost economic growth in the United Arab Emirates by 1.6 percentage points and add US$182 billion to the national economy by 2035, according to a recent report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 15, 2018

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; May 15, 2018 – While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain – empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics ­– many chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) are not leveraging their C-suite counterparts to help reinvent the supply chain function and transform it into an engine of new growth models and customer experiences, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 09, 2018

Insurers Must Reskill and Reshape Their Workforces to Seize Growth Opportunities from Artificial Intelligence, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; May 9, 2018 – Insurers risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to redesign work, bring in new talent, and pivot their existing workforces to work with artificial intelligence (AI), according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 08, 2018

Trust in Banks Highest Since 2012, but Declining Branch Visits and Increased Digital Transactions Risk Eroding Customer Relationships, Accenture Research Finds

LONDON; May 8, 2018 – U.K. consumers’ trust in their banks is at the highest level since 2012, but the decision of some banks to increase digital-only interactions risks alienating customers of all ages, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
May 03, 2018

Widening Gap Between Consumer Expectations and Reality in Personalization Signals Warning for Brands, Accenture Interactive Research Finds

NEW YORK; May 3, 2018 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) finds consumers feel that digital experiences are falling short of expectations, yet they’re more likely to shop with a brand that treats them in a personalized manner. According to the 2018 Personalization Pulse Check from Accenture Interactive, 91 percent of consumers are more likely to shop with brands that recognize, remember, and provide them with relevant offers and recommendations. 
May 02, 2018

Banks Must Invest in Reskilling Their Workforces to Seize AI-driven Growth Opportunities, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 2, 2018 – Although bank leaders recognize that intelligent technologies are reshaping the core banking process and can transform customer experiences, few plan to significantly increase investments in reskilling their workforces to enable these technologies in the near-term, according to a report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 25, 2018

Data Veracity is Critical for Insurers to Make Better Business Decisions, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; April 25, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that as data becomes more critical to insurance companies’ operations, most insurers can improve how they validate data and combat data manipulation by outside stakeholders.
April 25, 2018

Industrial Manufacturers Turning to AI to “Turbocharge” Products and Services, According to Accenture Report

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany; April 25, 2018 – The vast majority of manufacturers are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to “turbocharge” their products and services, finds a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 19, 2018

Bankers Confident in the Integrity of Data Driving Business Decisions, but Half Aren’t Doing Enough to Verify and Validate that data, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; April 19, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that many banks have not invested in the capabilities to verify the validity and accuracy of their data.
April 16, 2018

New Accenture Study Finds 87 Percent of Focused Cyberattacks are Prevented

NEW YORK; April 16, 2018 – With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12 months (232 through January 2018 versus 106 through January 2017). In the face of these growing cyber threats, organizations are demonstrating far more success in detecting and blocking them, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).