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The smart home was intended to make consumers’ lives easier, safer, and more enriching but despite substantial hype and industry investment, a recent Accenture report suggests Australians’ attitudes towards smart home technology mean it will be some time yet before it is fully adopted. The research reveals that in order

Accenture has signed a deal to acquire local cybersecurity and technology company BCT Solutions. The company specialises in command and control, cybersecurity, cyber defence services and expertise, supporting the delivery of defence, national security and public safety mission-support capabilities. Terms of the transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions,

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The US$1 trillion that traditional retail and commercial banks have invested globally over the past three years to transform their IT operations has not yet delivered the anticipated revenue growth, according to a new report from Accenture. The report — “Caterpillars, Butterflies, and Unicorns: Does Digital Leadership in Banking Really

The number of security breaches impacting Australian organisations increased 18 per cent in 2018, according to new research published by Accenture and Ponemon Institute. The study shows Australian companies experienced an average of 65 security breaches in 2018, compared to an average of 53 in 2017. Based on interviews with

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To get the full picture of how their actions influence revenue, marketers must bring together online and offline channels as well as trade promotions and external factors. Some of that data like clicks and open rates, is instantaneous. Finding out how many people saw your TV ad may take a

Professional services firms are seeing strong demand for predictive analytics projects, but say Australian businesses still face challenges implementing or operationalising the insights gained from the statistical models. While predictive analytics is not a new capability partners from KPMG and Accenture say businesses still struggle when it comes to optimising

Two-thirds of large enterprises are not realising the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys identifying security and the complexity of business and operational change as barriers, according to a new report from Accenture. Based on a survey of 200 senior IT professionals from large businesses worldwide, the report —

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. According to the statement issued by Accenture, the acquisition will boost the consultancy firm’s capabilities as an experience