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New IT training initiative targeting 1m people launched by World Economic Forum
The Initiative has the goal of sorting the global skills gap and addressing job displacement arising from automation - with a number of big partners.
Smartphones losing ground to digital voice assistant devices in homes
Two-thirds of consumers who own digital voice assistants use their smartphones less in the home since acquiring the devices.
How to deploy data exchanges and integration for data monetization
These and other digital business models are predominately based on data exchanges, which are now a pre-requisite for doing digital business at scale.
The global enterprise getting Kiwi kids into coding
Accenture employees across 55 of these countries have pledged to volunteer more than 10,000 hours to Hour of Code.
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
“It's not only an economic imperative that we bridge the gender gap when it comes to technology...it is a critical societal one."
Accenture: Industrial Internet of Things, big data & analytics at the edge
Although big data is a valuable resource for organisations, many businesses are stuck in the “what, how, where” phase of their IIoT thinking.
Getting to Equal: Accenture on overcoming the gender pay gap
The research found that – globally - a woman earns an average $100 for every $140 a man earns - a gap of about 30%.
Report shows app dev causing crisis for digital transformation
Digital transformation has been cited as the reason why half of the companies on the Fortune 500 have failed since 2000 - this report explains why.
Accenture's data breach stark reminder of server misconfiguration dangers
Publicly downloadable information included credentials, platform configurations, certificates, decryption keys and API data.
Accenture, IBM, ThoughtWorks recognised as top companies for Women Technologists
IBM received special recognition for increased numbers of women at senior and executive levels.
Monetary Authority of Singapore launches Cyber Security Advisory Panel
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has set up its own Cyber Security Advisory Panel that includes global security experts and thought leaders.
Te Papa’s Hinatore (Learning Lab) gains Accenture as Innovation Partner
Accenture has a special interest in supporting access to Hinatore’s learning programmes for students from low-decile schools.
Apple and Accenture partner to create iOS business solutions
The new iOS tools and services will take advantage of the latest Apple technologies and tap into Accenture’s digital and analytics capabilities.
Blockchain disruption: Insurance companies must smarten up to keep up
Car manufacturers that build sensors into their vehicles could identify damage resulting from a collision and trigger a claim payment.
Photo gallery: Oracle ANZ Partner Awards celebrate the year that's been
Around 100 partners congregated at the recent Oracle ANZ Partner Awards to toast those who have excelled in the past year.
Seven key areas for your cybersecurity investments
As cyberattacks continue to proliferate prioritising where to focus resources to adequately protect your company is a challenge.
Marketing campaigns get smart: New solution combines AI & consulting services
As CSPs look to retain and gain new profitable customers, they need the ability to quickly implement effective marketing strategies.
AI poised to double NZ’s growth rate in next 20 years - provided we embrace it
“AI has the potential to overcome the physical limitations of capital and labour and open up new sources of value and growth.”
Accenture ups design and creative capabilities with new acquisition
Accenture has snapped up creative agency The Monkeys and design business Maud, as it builds out its design interactive capabilities across ANZ.
Bulletproof and Accenture team up to target blue chip customers
Bulletproof and Accenture are teaming up to jointly provide services to blue chip clients.
Fraud, cyber risk are top compliance challenges facing financial execs today
“Technology-adoption inertia is the greatest risk to the compliance department’s future effectiveness as a strategic advisor and risk manager."
Accenture bulks up threat intelligence offerings with iDefense acquisition
Accenture is acquiring iDefense from VeriSign to ramp up its ability to help businesses better understand emerging threats and adjust protection early
Accenture embraces public cloud and ‘kills’ data centers around the world
At Microsoft Ignite 2016 in Atlanta, digital transformation was one of the main talking points - how is it killing our data centers?
Robert Easton appointed Accenture's new ANZ country managing director
Accenture has appointed a new country managing director for its Australian & New Zealand operations, as longtime expert Robert Easton takes the role.