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CX Won’t Help Businesses Grow In A Post-Covid World; It’s Time To Think Bigger

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 2:25 pm | Accenture

The emphasis on experience is arguably at its greatest today because the structure of almost everything we do has been upended by the Covid-19 pandemic. Increasingly, the customer experience (CX) offered by organisations is measured not just by standards ... More >>

More Boomers Than Zoomers Want To Work From Home - Accenture

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 1:49 pm | Accenture

While often associated with tech savvy Gen Z or Zoomers, new global research from Accenture shows that the push for more flexible working environments is being led by Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. Accenture’s survey of over 9,000 workers across the ... More >>

Four Trends That Will Define Kiwi Businesses Post-Covid

Monday, 14 June 2021, 9:38 am | Accenture

Over the past year, the global business landscape has become much more precarious due to the global pandemic. Globally, businesses have had to manage dual economic and health crises, which have forced businesses to adopt new employee and customer ... More >>

Accenture Interactive Announces The Opening Of The Monkeys In NZ With The Appointment Of Justin Mowday & Damon Stapleton

Saturday, 22 May 2021, 5:45 am | Accenture

Involved in some of New Zealand’s most awarded campaigns, Mowday joins after leaving his role as Group CEO of DDB New Zealand, where he was responsible for overseeing a staff of 270 and a client roster including some of the country’s most revered ... More >>

Hospital Hack Shows Importance Of Staff Training

Friday, 21 May 2021, 9:10 am | Accenture

The ransomware attack at Waikato District Health Board shows why staff training is needed to identify and report suspect emails that can contain cyber threats. Accenture New Zealand Managing Director Ben Morgan says organisations must train staff to have ... More >>

Smart Technology Needed To Handle Potential For Trans-Tasman Bubble Disruption

Friday, 16 April 2021, 10:01 am | Accenture

As New Zealand takes its first steps toward reopening to tourists, travel and tourism companies should optimise cloud-based solutions to respond quickly to disruption and uncertainty. Ahead of the resumption of quarantine-free Trans-Tasman travel, ... More >>

IT Skills Mismatch Must Be Addressed Through On-the-job Training – Accenture

Monday, 15 March 2021, 9:50 am | Accenture

New Zealand will not become a hi-tech knowledge economy unless businesses urgently address a mismatch in IT skills between graduates and job vacancies. The warning from Accenture comes after the release of the Digital Skills Aotearoa report which ... More >>

Cyber Attacks On Kiwi Companies Expected To Increase In 2021, Warns Accenture

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 9:22 am | Accenture

Accenture is warning that the types of disruptive cyber attacks that targeted the NZX, Metservice and several high profile New Zealand companies are set to increase in 2021. The release of Accenture’s 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report shows how cyber ... More >>

As Digital Gap Widens In Wake Of Pandemic, ‘Masters Of Change’ Will Define The Future

Friday, 19 February 2021, 9:22 am | Accenture

According to the Accenture Technology Vision 2021, technology was a lifeline during the global pandemic – enabling new ways of working and doing business, creating new interactions and experiences, and improving health and safety. Technology forever ... More >>

“Future-ready” Organisations Leveraging Digital To Operate Faster And Smarter Could Help Unlock US$5 Trillion

Monday, 15 February 2021, 9:30 am | Accenture

The pandemic-driven acceleration of digital adoption and the resulting new agile ways of operating could unlock US$5.4 trillion in profitable growth if applied broadly, according to a new report by Accenture. More >>

Most Companies Struggling To Realise Value From Cloud

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 1:47 pm | Accenture

Despite years of focused effort, many organisations are still struggling to realise the full value of their cloud investments, a new report from Accenture reveals. In its latest report, “ Sky High Hopes: Navigating the Barriers to Maximizing Cloud ... More >>

2021 Will Redefine The 21st Century – Accenture Report

Friday, 22 January 2021, 9:41 am | Accenture

As the Covid-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come, according to a new report from global professional services firm Accenture. More >>

Retailers’ Handling Of Covid-19 Weighs Heavily On Christmas Purchasing Decisions

Friday, 11 December 2020, 9:50 am | Accenture

New research from Accenture New Zealand shows Kiwis plan on using their wallets to reward companies that looked after their staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. The October survey of 777 New Zealanders found that half (50 per cent) will not shop ... More >>

Kiwis Cautiously Optimistic About Holiday Season Spending

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 8:34 am | Accenture

New Zealanders’ appear to be cautiously optimistic about their Christmas spending intentions, according to new research from Accenture New Zealand. The survey of 777 New Zealanders found that Kiwis plan to spend, on average, $562 this holiday season ... More >>

Kiwi Retailers Urged To Embrace New E-commerce Experiences

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 9:25 am | Accenture

A new report from leading professional services firm Accenture shows that retailers should expect to see new shopping behaviours from customers in the lead-up to the holiday season. With more shoppers using online channels, Kiwi retailers need to ... More >>

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 >>