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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 15, 2018

Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing – Not Neglecting – Their Core Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; June 15, 2018 – The majority (54 percent) of C-level executives expect their new business activities to generate at least half of their company’s revenues within the next three years, even though only one-third (33 percent) of the executives said their company currently generates more than half of its revenues from business activities started in the past three years, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 21, 2018

Accenture Awarded U.S. Patent for ZBx AI Platform that Categorizes Data for Zero-Based Spend Analysis

NEW YORK: May 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the ZBx AI Platform that supports the proprietary closed loop process that is central to a zero-based mindset, or ZBx. The newly issued patent – U.S. Patent No. 9,818,067 – is the latest in the worldwide intellectual property (IP) portfolio for Accenture, which includes more than 6,000 granted patents and pending patent applications.
April 19, 2018

Pension Benefits Are Critical Factor for Workers – Regardless of Age – in Deciding Whether to Accept a Job, Accenture Survey Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; April 19, 2018 – Pension benefits are a major factor for most workers in North America when deciding whether to accept a job, according to results of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey released today. The research found that millennial workers are the most interested in pension benefits and also identified a strong but underserved demand for retirement coaching and planning tools through digital channels.
April 11, 2018

Balancing Digital Investments Is Key to Driving Sustainable Growth in India’s Manufacturing Sector, Accenture Research Finds

NEW DELHI; April 11, 2018 – Manufacturing businesses in India are keen to invest in digital technologies but are struggling to derive tangible business benefits due to an imbalanced approach to digital investments, according to Reinventing Business with Industry X.0, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 28, 2018

Global Companies Are Saving Up to $1 Billion to Fund New Growth by Adopting a Zero-Based Mindset, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; Feb. 28, 2018 – Leading global companies are realizing savings of up to $1 billion from the adoption of zero-based strategies, according to the largest ever study on zero-based budgeting (ZBB) strategy, conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The research, which surveyed 85 of the biggest organizations around the world, revealed that companies are moving beyond simple ZBB to a more holistic approach, or ZBx, that allows companies to uncover additional savings to fund growth initiatives.
February 26, 2018

Nearly Two-Thirds of Large Companies Globally Face High Levels of Industry Disruption, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK and BARCELONA; Feb. 26, 2018 – A new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that industry disruption is already a reality for most large companies globally. The study shows that, rather than being a random event beyond business leaders’ control, disruption has a pattern that can be identified, understood and prepared for.
February 23, 2018

Communications Service Providers Must Re-Skill Their Workforces in New Technologies to Capture Growth Opportunities, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 23, 2018 – Communications service providers (CSPs) must take immediate steps to reorganize and re-skill their workforces to collaborate with intelligent technologies if they are to capitalize on the significant growth opportunities these technologies promise, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 14, 2018

Rapidly Advancing Technology Is Fueling Intelligent Enterprises but Requires a Fundamental Shift in Leadership, According to Accenture Technology Vision 2018

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2018 – Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are accelerating the creation of intelligent enterprises and enabling companies to integrate themselves into people’s lives, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2018, the annual technology report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends likely to disrupt business over the next three years. However, capitalizing on growth opportunities while also having a positive impact on society requires a new era of leadership that prioritizes trust and greater responsibility.
February 06, 2018

Failure to Integrate Culture Preventing Companies from Reaping the Rewards of Digital Acquisitions, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK: Feb. 6, 2018 – Companies are driving digital acquisitions in quick succession to gain cutting-edge technology and new talent, but the majority are struggling to extract the full value of deals due to their inability to integrate diverse cultures, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research finds. Almost two-thirds of corporations globally (64 percent) kept recent digital acquisitions as standalone businesses – particularly those operating in Consumer Goods and Energy industries – but only four percent are fully integrated. This comes despite companies recognizing that technology (71 percent) and cultural (62 percent) integration are critical to acquisition success.