May 25, 2016

New Research from Accenture Reveals Gap in Pharma R&D’s Journey to Delivering Better Patient Outcomes

NEW YORK; May 25, 2016 – Despite R&D-focused pharmaceutical executives recognizing digital as the primary driver to be more patient-outcome focused, only half of them are currently adopting digital, according to a new report from Accenture.
May 12, 2016

2016 U.S. College Graduates Value Culture Over Compensation, According To Accenture Strategy Research

NEW YORK; May 12, 2016 – The Class of 2016 is optimistic about their job prospects, despite a growing trend in underemployment, and seeking employers that offer meaningful work, ongoing learning opportunities and a fun workplace culture, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on the workforce of the future. The fourth annual Accenture Strategy 2016 U.S. College Graduate Employment Study also found that these graduates are increasingly digital, embracing new technologies, both to find work and on the job. 
May 11, 2016

Majority of Canadians Believe Their Government-Held Personal Data Is at Risk

TORONTO; May 11, 2016 – A majority of Canadians believe their personal and confidential information held by all levels of government is vulnerable to a security breach, whether it’s an unauthorized internal access or an external data hack and theft, according to results of a survey conducted on behalf of Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
May 11, 2016

U.S. Hospitals that Provide Superior Patient Experience Generate 50 Percent Higher Financial Performance than Average Providers, Accenture Finds

CHICAGO; May 11, 2016 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that U.S. hospitals that deliver “superior” customer experience achieve net margins that are 50 percent higher, on average, than those of hospitals providing “average” customer experience.
May 10, 2016

Citizens Embrace Potential of “Sharing Economy” to Improve Government

NEW YORK; May 10, 2016 – U.S. citizens are embracing the “sharing economy” in the form of ride-hailing services and accommodations, but an Accenture survey of more than 3,000 citizens and 130 public service leaders shows a big difference between the two on these emerging digital platforms.
May 09, 2016

UK Banks Could Create an £8.5 Billion Revenue Opportunity by Broadening SME Services, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; May 9, 2016 – UK banks could create an £8.5 billion* revenue opportunity by broadening services for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a sector which generates just under 50 percent of the UK’s private sector turnover, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
May 05, 2016

European Financial Services Companies Must Close the Gap Between Vision and Execution in their Digital Strategies, According to Accenture Study

LONDON; May 5, 2016 – Major European banks and insurance companies are ready to embrace digital technologies, but they are nearly 50 percent more effective in identifying the value of innovations than actually applying them to streamline their businesses, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of 53 institutions in the continent’s five largest economies.
April 28, 2016

Consumers Willing to Pay Extra for In-Car Technologies, Accenture Research Reveals

NEW YORK and BEIJING; April 28, 2016 – Drivers would opt to pay up to an additional 10 percent of a new car’s price to get the in-car technology that they want, according to a new survey conducted by Accenture. 
April 26, 2016

Accenture Research Finds Insurers Will Succeed at Digital Transformation by Putting People First

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – While the next wave of digital technologies will transform the very nature of insurance organizations – including what they do and how they do it – those that succeed will do so by dramatically transforming their workforces and cultures to operate in a digital world, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN). 
April 19, 2016

Many Manufacturers Not Prepared to Harness Benefits of Digital Technologies Despite Plans to Invest Heavily in AI and Related Technologies, According to Accenture Report

HANNOVER, Germany; April 19, 2016 – Despite plans to invest in machines and artificial intelligence as part of their strategy to boost productivity, many automotive and industrial equipment companies are failing to implement the measures needed to harness these capabilities, according to a new report from Accenture.