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Attacks Show Kiwi Companies Must Rethink Cyber Security

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 10:17 am | Accenture

The spate of brazen cyber attacks against strategically important organisations like the NZX and Metservice must prompt Kiwi businesses to rethink their cyber security. The attacks are a wake-up call for New Zealand businesses to step up their threat ... More >>

Accenture Increases Cloud First Capabilities In Australia And NZ With Acquisition Of Zag

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 10:38 am | Accenture

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired New Zealand-based SAP and cloud solutions technology firm Zag. The acquisition will bolster Accenture’s New Zealand and Australian digital transformation capabilities to meet increased demand from organisations migrating ... More >>

How To Overcome The 4 Barriers To Cloud Migration

Friday, 18 September 2020, 10:08 am | Accenture

  WELLINGTON; September 18 2020 – The move to remote working, brought about through Covid lockdowns, put new pressures on organisations to provide safe, fast and reliable access to communications, business planning and operational systems. ... More >>

Embracing AI Key To New Zealand’s Economic Future

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 11:48 am | Accenture

Research from leading professional services company Accenture finds that the critical success factor for businesses in a post-COVID world will be in their abilities to adopt AI technology. However, employee adoption of AI remains one of the biggest ... More >>

Kiwi Businesses Must Upskill To Capitalise On Digital Opportunities Presented By Covid-19

Monday, 7 September 2020, 10:13 am | Accenture

Accenture New Zealand says Kiwi businesses need to invest more in upskilling their workforce or risk becoming digital laggards. Accenture New Zealand Managing Director Ben Morgan says: “New Zealand’s digital transformation was greatly accelerated ... More >>

Healthcare Organisations Must Transform Digital Experiences Between People And Technology

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 10:10 am | Accenture

WELLINGTON; Aug. 19, 2020 – Healthcare organisations need to become more collaborative in creating new digital healthcare experiences to help customers feel engaged, important and informed, according to research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Based on a survey ... More >>

Only 10% Of Companies Have The Customer-Centric Supply Chains Required For Resilience

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:25 am | Accenture

With COVID-19 magnifying the challenges and changing global demands of supply chains, now is the time to make the lifeline of humanity more responsible and relevant than ever More >>

From Tech-Clash To Trust, The Focus Must Be On People – Accenture Report

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 12:09 pm | Accenture

The majority (76 per cent) of executives believe organisations need to dramatically reengineer the experiences that bring technology and people together in a more human-centric manner, according to a new technology report from Accenture. Coming on the back of ... More >>

Eight In 10 Businesses Believe Impact Of 5G Will Be Significant But Security Concerns Persist

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 1:58 pm | Accenture

Businesses believe that 5G will be the most revolutionary network evolution yet but still have concerns about the technology’s security, according to the results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). More >>

Australian Companies Say Cybersecurity Investments Are Failing, Against A Rising Threat Landscape

Monday, 8 June 2020, 11:21 am | Accenture

New research from Accenture has revealed four fifths (80%) of Australian companies believe that their cybersecurity investments are failing, whilst the number of breaches increased by 50% in Australia from 2018 to 2019. These findings, coupled with the ... More >>

COVID-19 Increasing Consumers' Focus On "Ethical Consumption", Accenture Survey Finds

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 5:26 pm | Accenture

NEW ZEALAND; May 5, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to alter consumer behaviours permanently and cause lasting structural changes to the consumer goods and retail industries, according to findings of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of more than ... More >>

People + Work Connect Brings Together Leading Companies To Keep People Employed During COVID-19

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 4:50 pm | Accenture

NEW YORK; April 14, 2020 – As unemployment surpasses record highs due to COVID-19, a group of leading companies from multiple industries has formed People + Work Connect, an employer-to-employer initiative that brings together companies laying off or furloughing ... More >>

Ben Morgan Appointed Accenture New Zealand Managing Director

Monday, 16 March 2020, 5:15 pm | Accenture

Accenture has announced Ben Morgan as its new Managing Director of Accenture New Zealand, effective immediately. Since joining Accenture in 2015, Ben has led and grown New Zealand’s digital service offerings with a range of clients. He brings ... More >>

Accenture Acquires Boutique Australian Consultancy AlphaBeta Advisors

Friday, 28 February 2020, 2:38 pm | Accenture

SYDNEY, Australia; Feb 28, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired AlphaBeta Advisors, a privately held Australian consultancy that combines business strategy, data analytics and econometrics to advise leading organisations on how to respond ... More >>

Accenture Adds New SAP Capabilities in Australia and NZ

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 3:44 pm | Accenture

SYDNEY, Australia; Feb 18, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Icon Integration , a privately held Australian technology consultancy that provides SAP digital supply chain solutions and services as well as specialised business intelligence (BI) solutions ... More >>

Australian Banks Risk Losing US$3 Billion In Payments Revenue By 2025

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 8:59 am | Accenture

Yet, as digital payments continue to grow, local banks can tap into US$4.6 billion opportunity in new payments revenue if they adopt innovative business models SYDNEY; Feb. 03, 2020 – As much as 13.7% of Australian banks’ payments revenue, or US$3 ... More >>

Stakeholder-centric leadership linked to strong performance

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:15 am | Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 20, 2020 – A new research study from the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified five elements at the heart of a new model of responsible leadership for an era of stakeholder capitalism ... More >>

Organisations Must Rethink Fundamentals – Accenture

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 5:38 pm | Accenture

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Business Reconsidered: Organisations Must Rethink their Fundamentals, Reveals New Fjord Trends Report from Accenture Interactive) More >>

Responsible retailing of growing importance to NZ consumers

Thursday, 9 January 2020, 10:27 am | Accenture

New research from Accenture New Zealand shows Kiwis are prepared to use their wallets to reward those retailers that are responsible and address wider social issue through their business practices. The survey of 500 New Zealanders, by Coleman Parkes Research, ... More >>

Ka-ching! Kiwis set to outspend Australians this Christmas

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 4:29 pm | Accenture

New research from Accenture New Zealand shows while Kiwis will be splurging on gifts, food and alcohol, Christmas will be a more frugal affair across the ditch in Australia. More >>