Accenture: Accenture: The Era of the Intelligent Enterprise


Accenture published their annual prediction of the technology trends that will shape the future of companies in the next three years. According to Accenture Technology Vision 2017, people hold the power to shape and apply technology to create positive change, improve lives, and transform business and society. read more

Accenture: Blockchain could save banks $8 billion a year


Blockchain technology could reduce investment banks’ infrastructure costs by 30 per cent, according to new report from Accenture.The report, “Banking on Blockchain: A Value Analysis for Investment Banks,” argues the distributed ledger technology offers major savings in data reconciliation, by moving key operational, risk and finance systems to blockchain-based, shared data more

Microsoft Awards Accenture Seven-Year Contract Extension for Finance, Accounting and Procurement Business Process Services


NEW YORK – Microsoft has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a seven-year contract extension to continue providing finance and accounting (F&A) and procurement business process services. Accenture will leverage artificial intelligence, automation and analytics capabilities to deliver better business insights and help Microsoft increase productivity and efficiency.

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Is the tide turning in the German consulting market?


The overarching narrative within the consulting market over the last decade has been about the inexorable decline of traditional strategy consulting, and of a more practical, implementation-focused brand of consulting emerging in its place

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Accenture: Poor data management threatens to hurt insurers in the digital economy


I have a high regard for my insurance provider. But there's one thing the company does that troubles me. Every few months it sends letters to my home addressed to two former tenants. This is irritating. But it's also worrying. It tells me the company is not managing its data properly. The tenants moved long ago and yet my insurer hasn't updated its more

Accenture: Fluid. Fast. Flexible. Meet today’s liquid workforce.


The composition of the workforce is changing. Digital has generated a more fluid workforce that can go where help is needed. Have a sick child? Digital services allow you to Skype with a paediatrician. Struggling with a high-risk pregnancy issue? Through virtual technology, a specialist in New York can treat an ailing patient in New more