Accenture

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,

Digital-only banks operating in the UK are growing quickly but still struggle to show profitability, according to new research from Accenture. Based on current growth rates, digital-only banks could amass a total of 35 million customers globally within the next 12 months — up from 13 million today —  according

Accenture will acquire privately-held big data and analytics consultancy Analytics8 for an undisclosed amount.  Analytics8 provides data and analytics solutions to some of Australia’s largest organisations enabling them to derive enhanced insights from data, according to the company. Accenture said the acquisition shows its continued investment in innovation and ongoing

China

Nine leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the sixth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture. This year’s program set a record for applications, with submissions from more than 170 companies. Leveraging AI, RegTech, blockchain and other technologies, the nine selected startups

AI, shark, acquisitions

Deal making landscape in the artificial intelligence (AI) tech space during 2014–2018 was dominated by global tech giants, according to GlobalData. Of the top five acquirers, four were based out of the US, with Ireland-based Accenture being the only exception in the list. The four US-based companies–Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and

After signing a series of strategic agreements with SAP, Ocado, Optus and Microsoft to improve its digital capabilities, Coles has tapped Accenture to help bring it all together. Coles, which was spun off from Wesfarmers last year, has signed a long term strategic partnership with Accenture to support the rollout