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The Three Golden Rules For Christmas Shopping This Year: Early, Local And In-store

Friday, 26 November 2021, 12:01 pm | Accenture

Christmas might look a little different this year, particularly if you don’t plan ahead to make sure the gifts you want are under the tree come Christmas Eve. Over the last year, global supply chains have come under significant pressure. We’ve ... More >>

Business Leaders Need To Step Up Their Game To Fight Cyber-attacks

Monday, 22 November 2021, 9:36 am | Accenture

Accenture’s State of Cyber Resilience report reveals more than half of organisations are not effectively defending themselves against cyber-attacks. More than half (55%) of large companies globally are not effectively stopping cyber-attacks, finding and ... More >>

Quality Of Climate Risk Disclosures Only As Good As The Data

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 11:09 am | Accenture

New Zealand is the first country in the world to introduce laws mandating banks, insurance, and investment firms to report on the impacts of climate change to their business. To accurately quantify climate risk, firms will need greater consistency, ... More >>

CEOs Call For Bold Government Action And Consistent Climate Policy At COP26

Friday, 5 November 2021, 3:16 pm | Accenture

CEOs Unequivocally Call for Bold Government Action and Consistent Climate Policy at COP26, According to Latest Sustainability Research from the UN Global Compact and Accenture CEOs say that while private sector can lead the response, mobilize ... More >>

Five Technology Trends That Will Define Kiwi Businesses

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 10:03 am | Accenture

As companies reinvent themselves for pandemic life, the boldest, most visionary leaders – those who use technology to master change – will define the future. That’s according to global consultancy, Accenture, which has predicted the key ... More >>

Four Trends That Will Define Banking Post-COVID 19

Monday, 11 October 2021, 11:00 am | Accenture

Navigating COVID has given the banking industry a glimpse of the future, but the next 12 months will determine how much of that future is institutionalised. The world of retail and commercial banking was already a complex and fast-moving sector. The ... More >>

Accenture launches Microsoft practice in New Zealand

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 9:18 am | Accenture

Accenture New Zealand has further extended its support for Kiwi organisations with the launch of a dedicated Microsoft practice. More >>

Accenture launches Microsoft practice in New Zealand

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 11:36 am | Accenture

Accenture New Zealand has further extended its support for Kiwi organisations with the launch of a dedicated Microsoft practice. Head of Technology for New Zealand, Nick Mulcahy, said Accenture’s experience and track record of success as a global ... More >>

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 >>