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The next big competitive advantage in insurance will be created by the ability to capitalise on “momentary markets,” or personalised policy and service offers tailored to customers’ unique life moments and delivered in real-time, according to a new report from Accenture. The report, Technology Vision for Insurance 2019, notes that

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Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through mentorship with executives from top financial institutions. The sixth year of the Lab comes after global fintech investments more than doubled in 2018,

Accenture Interactive announced today that it will acquire acclaimed New York-based creative agency Droga5, in what is reportedly the largest acquisition for the international consulting firm’s marketing arm, in its 10-year history. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter According to the statement issued by Accenture, the acquisition will boost

Two in three CEOs don’t believe that their current marketing leads have the leadership skills or business acumen required for the role, according to a new report from Accenture. The findings are based on a survey of nearly 1,000 CMOs and more than 500 CEOs at the world’s largest organisations

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to be a lucrative technology space with the majority of startups either managing to secure venture capital (VC) backing or being involved in the thick of merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity during 2014-2018. As a result, the race to fund or acquire AI-startups reflects the

Japan Airlines (JAL) is working with Accenture on a new service that applies artificial intelligence (AI) to answer passenger requests at the airline’s check-in counters. The service assesses what check-in counter agents are saying to passengers and then pushes relevant information to the agents’ tablets in near real-time, which includes

AI will drive economic growth in the West

Global investments in fintech ventures doubled last year to US$55.3 billion due to a surge in funding in China and gains in other markets according to a new Accenture report. In Australia, fintech startups raised US$756.7 million last year, doubling the amount of $322.3 million in 2017. Accenture said this

Almost three quarters (72 per cent) of Australian executives acknowledge their employees are more digitally mature than their organisation, resulting in a workforce “waiting” for the organisation to catch up. This is according to Accenture Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture that predicts key technology trends that will

Business leaders will need to implement responsible workforce data strategies if they are to build the employee trust that will help generate sustained revenue growth, according to a new report from Accenture. The Accenture Strategy report, “Decoding Organisational DNA,” is based on qualitative and quantitative research, including global surveys of

Trust in the security of the internet is declining at the same time businesses are becoming more dependent on it for their digital infrastructure. According to a new study from Accenture, 68 per cent of CEOs report that their businesses’ dependence on the internet is increasing, while their confidence in