Accenture

Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s cybersecurity services business from Broadcom.  The financial terms of this acquisition were not disclosed. According to Accenture, this acquisition will make its security arm one of the leading providers of managed security services, further enhancing its ability to help companies rapidly anticipate, detect and

Consumers who had a frustrating shopping experience are three times more likely than satisfied consumers to not buy from the retailer or brand again, but companies that consistently exceed customer expectations could significantly increase revenues by charging a premium for the experience, according to new research from Accenture. The research

Financial services companies in North America could unlock up to US$140 billion in productivity gains and cost savings by 2025 if they employ new technologies that help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their workforces, according to a recent study by Accenture. The study — Workforce 2025: The Financial Services

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Supermarket giant Coles has adopted supply chain management and core finance and procurement platforms from SAP, and outlined its future investments in a global trade platform.  As part of its wider ongoing digital transformation program, the new platforms are designed to improve product availability for customers while enabling efficiencies in

Accenture has acquired Apis Group, a privately held Australian consultancy with deep industry expertise providing strategic advisory, digital design and delivery services to government organisations. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The deal aims to bolster Accenture’s services to government and health clients in Australia. Sign up for Which-50’s

In a further boost to Accenture’s technology business, the company has announced Scott Hahn as its new Technology Lead for Australia and New Zealand, effective immediately. In this role, Hahn will be responsible for building capability in advanced technology and delivering on the company’s strategic business priorities within its strong

Three-quarters of C-level executives believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organisations they risk going out of business by 2025, according to a newly released study from Accenture. The report, titled “AI: Built to Scale” and produced by Accenture Strategy and Accenture

Accenture today opened an innovation hub for mining and energy companies in Perth, Western Australia.   The centre, located in Exchange Tower in Perth’s CBD, is a space for Accenture to work with its clients, technology providers, start-ups and academia to come up with ideas, prototype concepts and plan how to

Accenture has announced Mark Green as its new Lead for Accenture Interactive Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), effective immediately. Green is currently Group CEO and co-founder of award-winning creative agency The Monkeys which was acquired by Accenture in 2017. He will maintain his role as Group CEO of The Monkeys.

Nearly a quarter of Australians are yet to use a government digital service, and of those that do only a little more than half are satisfied with the experience. The rate, based on a survey by Accenture, is worse than all other countries included in the study: the US, UK,