July 19, 2018

Modernizing Rules around 5G Small Cells Could Unlock Additional $100 Billion in Economic Growth, According to New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 19, 2018 – Reducing current timelines for 5G wireless infrastructure deployments by 12 months would unleash an additional $100 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report commissioned by CTIA.
July 17, 2018

Overwhelmed by Data, Aerospace and Defense Executives Embrace Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Accenture Research Finds

FARNBOROUGH, England; July 17, 2018 – Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of aerospace and defense executives surveyed feel overwhelmed by the amount of available data from products and services and will increasingly use digital threads and digital twins over the next three years to help overcome this challenge, according to findings of an (NYSE: ACN) Accenture Research study released today. 
July 10, 2018

Closer Collaboration Between C-Suite and CISOs Needed to Bridge Gap in Cyber Readiness, Finds Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 10, 2018 – With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that C-suite and IT decision makers need to embrace a different approach to cybersecurity to effectively protect against future cyber risks. While most companies have a chief information security officer (CISO) or assigned cybersecurity to a C-suite executive, such as a chief information officer (CIO), often, these leaders have limited influence on cybersecurity strategy outside their departments. Additionally, nearly half of CISOs acknowledge that their responsibilities for securing the organization are growing faster than their ability to address security issues.
June 26, 2018

Majority of Business Leaders Say Sharing Customer Insights, Technology and Industry Knowledge is Critical to Competitive Agility, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; June 26, 2018 – With only a quarter of business leaders globally very confident they will achieve their 2020 growth targets, and 56 percent concerned that current growth strategies are at high risk of disruption, a new strategic approach is critical to enabling business success. New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) finds that 84 percent of business leaders globally agree that building ecosystems – joining forces with other companies to share data, customers, technology and industry knowledge – is critical to their strategy.
June 19, 2018

5G Wireless Could Add $40 Billion in Annual GDP and 250,000 Permanent New Jobs to Canadian Economy by 2026, Accenture Report Finds

OTTAWA, Ontario; June 19, 2018 – New 5G wireless networks will contribute as much as $40 billion annually to Canada’s economy by 2026, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 19, 2018

$1 Trillion At Risk for Companies That Fail to Maintain Customer Relevance

NEW YORK; June 19, 2018 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) finds that U.S. companies risk losing $1 trillion of revenue if they fail to maintain customer relevance, forcing consumers to seek alternative brands. Once gone, more than one quarter of the consumers are unlikely to return.
June 19, 2018

Forest-Products Companies Accelerating Their Digital Investments to Protect Market Share and Competitive Advantage, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; June 19, 2018 – Forest-products companies plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three years, in part to protect their market share and competitive advantage, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 12, 2018

Vast Majority of Aerospace and Defense Companies Plan to Integrate Blockchain by 2021, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; June 12, 2018 – Approximately six in seven aerospace/defense companies (86 percent) expect to integrate blockchain into their corporate systems within three years, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
 
June 11, 2018

Health Organizations Are Embracing Intelligent Technologies but Must Do More to Prepare for Societal Impact, Accenture Report Finds

CHICAGO; June 11, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that the healthcare industry is aggressively adopting intelligent technologies, such as the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), but that many health organizations need new capabilities to ensure that technology acts with responsibility and transparency as businesses evolve.
June 05, 2018

Digital Delivers Financial Reward for Refiners, but Cutting-Edge Technologies Could Unlock Even More Value, According to New Accenture Research

NEW YORK; June 5, 2018 – Refiners are gaining financial benefits from digital technologies but are missing out on the additional value that the most cutting-edge technologies could provide, according to new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research.