Accenture examines the future of business in the cloud
“Cloud is the foundation for the digital transformation that is driving profound changes in how businesses operate, compete and create value for all their stakeholders.”
The trends that will define NZ business post COVID-19
New Zealand business need to consider how major shifts in the business landscape due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis can be applied to their business models.
Ransomware response and recovery: Challenges and solutions
Ransomware is causing significant business impacts such as business disruption, data loss, reputational damage, remediation costs, and legal costs.
Accenture adds Industrie&Co to growing list of acquisitions
Accenture hopes to leverage Industrie&Co’s ability to design cloud native solutions to guide their clients as they transform into digital businesses.
Leader, Leapfrogger, or Laggard? The 3 types of business & how to get ahead
Investment in technology is undeniably a major factor in any company’s survival.
How to shore up cyber-defences of financial institutions for the future
Accenture’s latest research defined four key risks: Supply chain attacks, cyber-fraud, insider threats and extortion and ransomware.
I, Technologist: Democratising data & technology for all employees
“We now have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to turn this moment of truth for technology into a moment of trust."
From Me to We: Partnerships & multiparty systems in the post-COVID-19 age
MPS is all about sharing data infrastructure between people and organisations - think along the lines of blockchain, distributed databases and ledgers.
The mirrored world: Digital twins redefine business intelligence
The world’s most visionary leaders will use technology to master change and shape the future.
Future-ready businesses more profitable and efficient, study finds
"While the pandemic has upended entire industries and catalysed wholesale changes for how companies operate, leaders can embark on this path by rethinking how work gets done through technology, processes, and people.”
Those who master change define the future - Accenture report
A wave of companies are racing to reinvent themselves and use technology innovations to shape the new realities they face.
NZ businesses must urgently address IT skills mismatch
New Zealand's business community must bear some responsibility for the skills mismatch and make changes to attract graduates, retain and upskill staff.
How organisations can extract value from IT investments with Living Systems
Technology is everywhere, but value is not. Twelve months after the first pandemic-related lockdowns began, many organisations have discovered that they’re just not getting the return on investment they expected. Why?
Are CFOs calling the shots?
Accelerated transformation has exponentially evolved the role of chief financial officer.
VMware and Accenture launch new business group as part of expanded partnership
The Accenture VMware Business Group’s primary mission will be to encourage and accelerate migration to the cloud, build modern apps and use the cloud as a foundation for new business models.
'Future-ready' companies could unlock $5.4 tn in growth with effective digital strategy
According to new research from Accenture, 'future-ready' companies have achieved nearly twice the efficiency and three times the profitability of peers.
First Sentier Investors takes finance to the cloud
First Sentier Investors has completed a critical step in its transition to become a stand-alone entity, with the successful deployment of the Workday Financial Management cloud-based application platform.
Businesses struggling to maximise cloud value, report shows
Many organisations are still struggling to realise the full value of their cloud investments, even after years of effort, according to a new report from Accenture
Securing the cloud: How to mitigate a deluge of disruption
Although many companies are realising benefits as a result of their cloud adoption, including emerging technologies like AI and automation, only 40% are achieving the ‘full value expected of their cloud investments’.
Accenture and Salesforce expand partnership to help embed business sustainability
“As industries reimagine and rebuild from the pandemic, they have the opportunity to embed sustainability by design to drive their customer agenda."
Inaugural Microsoft APAC Partner Awards winners announced
Three new regional awards introduced this year for APAC: Independent Software Vendor, Global Systems Integrator, and Services Partner of the Year.
Cloud adoption: The barriers and benefits in 2020
A new report from Accenture reveals that even after years of investment into cloud initiatives, many organisations are not seeing the results they expected, and full value realisation remains a stubborn challenge.
Accenture acquires Olikka, looks to become leading AWS and Azure cloud provider
The acquisition extends Accenture’s AWS and Microsoft Azure capabilities, as well as its broader cloud capabilities across Australia and New Zealand.
Organisations struggling to realise full business value from cloud investments
“Our study shows a surprisingly small two-year improvement in returns on corporate cloud initiatives, suggesting that a more thoughtful and holistic approach is needed to fully unlock the value of cloud.”