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September 27, 2016

Productivity Initiatives Distracting Sales Teams and Stifling Business Performance, Accenture Strategy Study Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 27, 2016 – Organizations have invested billions in sales productivity solutions to enhance performance by giving sellers more time to sell – but the investment strategy is not paying off. According to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and CSO Insights, the research division of Miller Heiman Group, 59 percent of global sales executives say they have access to too many sales tools and are bombarded by too much disaggregated customer data to be effective. Another 55 percent say their sales tools are an obstacle to selling. Consequently, ‘sales distraction’ is hindering business performance, causing more than half (56 percent) of global organizations to miss annual sales forecasts. 
September 22, 2016

Accenture to Acquire Kurt Salmon to Expand Accenture Strategy’s Capabilities in the Retail Industry

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kurt Salmon, a leading global strategy consulting firm focused on the retail industry and a subsidiary of Management Consulting Group. The acquisition will expand Accenture Strategy’s capabilities in delivering end-to-end strategy consulting services to top retailers and private equity firms in a world disrupted by digital.
July 26, 2016

Chief Strategy Officers Say Digital Disruption is Inevitable, But Few Are Prepared, Finds Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Jul 26, 2016 – Nearly all of the Chief Strategy Officers (CSOs) surveyed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) around the world acknowledge that digital disruption will reshape their industries, but very few are equipped to navigate the change. Those who feel most prepared are embracing new strategic alliances, devising more collaborative ways of operating with partners, and making themselves indispensable within a broader ecosystem.
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. 
April 14, 2016

Personalized Performance Management is Essential to Meet the Needs of the Workforce of the Future, Finds New Accenture Strategy Research

NEW YORK; April 14, 2016 – Today’s performance reviews are becoming irrelevant, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The Accenture Strategy study finds that 77 percent of business leaders and employees believe that a personalized performance management approach should be mandatory to meet the needs of the workforce of the future. However, only one third of organizations (34 percent) have moved away from more traditional annual performance management. 
January 12, 2016

82 Percent of Executives Aim to Cut Costs to Fuel Growth, But Majority Struggle to Sustain the Cost Reduction Benefits, Finds Accenture Study

New York; Jan. 12, 2016 – Although 82 percent of business leaders want to free up funds by reducing costs to invest in growth, most of the nearly 700 senior executives participating in an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) study believe their companies are failing to align growth and cost reduction strategies. 
December 16, 2015

Managers Prepared to Embrace Cognitive Computing in the Workplace, Despite Uncertainty of Impact, Accenture Research Finds

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. 
December 14, 2015

Accenture Helps Deppon Expand Logistics Business with Enhanced Operations and Customer Insight Capabilities

SHANGHAI; Dec.14, 2015Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected to help Deppon Logistics Co. Ltd. (Deppon) design a new agile sales and operations organization that will benefit from advanced customer insights. 
December 10, 2015

Hundreds of Governments, Businesses and Financial Institutions Commit to Major Action on Energy Efficiency at COP 21, Finds Accenture and SE4All

PARIS; Dec. 10, 2015 – Leading companies have pledged to enhance their energy efficiency with an estimated impact of 62,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) over the next five years, enough to power the city of Paris for nine months, according to a report by Sustainable Energy for All and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, many companies are facing challenges in turning commitments into effective strategies.  
December 02, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Risk Management Consulting Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Risk Management Consulting Services, Worldwide.1