CHICAGO; Feb. 2, 2016 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) estimates that U.S. funding for on-demand healthcare companies – those providing location-based offerings with near-real-time and 24/7 services – will quadruple from over $200 million in 2014 to $1 billion by the end of 2017.
NEW YORK and LONDON; Feb. 2, 2016 – More than half of the 400 insurers surveyed globally in a recent Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study are considering setting up their own aggregator sites – online sites that allow insurers to sell their own and other insurers’ products.
NEW YORK; Jan. 26, 2016 – Leading companies that develop a people first approach will win in today’s digital economy, according to the latest global technology trends report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). As technology advancements accelerate at an unprecedented rate – dramatically disrupting the workforce - companies that equip employees, partners and consumers with new skills can fully capitalize on innovations. Those that do will have unmatched capabilities to create fresh ideas, develop cutting-edge products and services, and disrupt the status quo.
CHICAGO; Jan. 20, 2016 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) estimates that the number of people who enrolled in private health insurance exchanges – an online marketplace for people to choose their employer-sponsored benefits – for 2016 increased 35 percent from last year, to approximately 8 million, up from [approximately] 6 million in 2015.
NEW YORK; Jan. 19, 2016 – Optimizing the use of digital skills and technologies could generate $2 trillion of additional global economic output by 2020, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also reveals the vast role digital plays in economic activity, with more than one-fifth of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) attributed to some form of digital skills, capital and goods and services.
NEW YORK; Jan. 13, 2016 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) warns that businesses’ use of personal data from consumers is at risk and recommends key strategies and principles to properly protect consumer data, build trust and simultaneously grow their businesses.
NEW YORK; Jan. 5, 2016 – Heightened data security concerns, falling demand for smartphones and tablet PCs, and stagnant growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) market are stymieing the consumer electronics industry and will continue to do so over the next year, a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey reveals.
Beijing; Dec. 17, 2015 – China’s city clusters are struggling to prevent the spread of resource depletion and environmental degradation from mega cities to smaller urban centers, according to a new research report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The study also shows how digital technologies can support sustainable urban development.
NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2015 – The vast majority (84 percent) of managers believe intelligent machines will make them more effective and their work more interesting, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, more than one-third (35 percent) fear cognitive computing and intelligent machines will threaten their job.
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