accenture

Accenture Picked to Build Sweden’s E-Krona Digital Currency Pilot

Sweden has picked Accenture to handle its e-krona digital currency pilot.

Chatbots spotlight machine learning’s trillion-dollar potential

The directional trends are clear: chatbots are an important component of our AI-driven future, and the C-suite is taking notice.
Philippine Airlines Tackles Tricky Customer Service Balance Between Robots and Humans

Philippine Airlines Tackles Tricky Customer Service Balance Between Robots and Humans

So is chatting with Chatbot Charlie an improved experience over Human Charlie? With more airlines undergoing digital transformations, sadly so, especially for call center workers. -Maria Stella F.

‘There’s Never Been a Better Time’ to Be a CEO, Says Sanofi’s Chief Executive

Sanofi's Paul Hudson and Accenture's Julie Sweet spoke at Fortune Global Forum in Paris.
People are terrible judges of talent. Can algorithms do better?

People are terrible judges of talent. Can algorithms do better?

Pymetrics argues it's easier to remove hiring bias from algorithms than from humans.
Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between data lakes and warehouses

Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between data lakes and warehouses

At its annual Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida, Microsoft today announced a major new Azure service for enterprises: Azure Synapse Analytics, which Microsoft describes it as “the next evolution

The Future 50 Sustainability All Stars

These 10 innovative companies get high marks for conserving resources, reducing harmful emissions, and making "green" products.
Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global is buying a startup that uses neuroscience to boost app usage

Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global is buying a startup that uses neuroscience to boost app usage

When Arianna Huffington stepped down from her role at the Huffington Post to start Thrive Global, she said the goal of her new business was to help a generation “avoid the burnout that all too often

Friends With Holograms: Using VR to train social workers to sniff out child abuse

Friends With Holograms created a VR training program dubbed Accenture Avenues (short for the Accenture Virtual Experience Solution) for social workers.
Is Apple ready for revival in India?

Is Apple ready for revival in India?

iPhones make up a tiny percent of the Indian smartphone market—and no one knows that better than Apple.
Skift Global Forum 2019: How Accenture and Marriott Are Supercharging the Guest Experience by Empowering Employees

Skift Global Forum 2019: How Accenture and Marriott Are Supercharging the Guest Experience by Empowering Employees

Marriott has launched a new tech platform that empowers its more than 700,000 associates worldwide to provide high-touch, personalized service at scale. Turns out if you take care of your people,
Accenture: Industry leaders that excel at tech generate 2 times the revenue of laggards

Accenture: Industry leaders that excel at tech generate 2 times the revenue of laggards

Companies that excel at scaling technology innovation generate double the revenue growth of laggards, according to a survey by consulting firm Accenture.
How 5G will reinvent “working from home”

How 5G will reinvent “working from home”

Basic internet access lets us work remotely, but 5G will let us work truly virtually.

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy

The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon,
A new digital bank is scooping up teenage customers before big banks get to them

A new digital bank is scooping up teenage customers before big banks get to them

Current has a long way to go to challenge the big banks, but its customer demographics have caught the attention of investors.

Can Apprenticeships Help Close U.S. Skills Gaps?

Accenture's Julie Sweet is one CEO who thinks they can –and for white-collar jobs, too.

Apple exec Susan Prescott is coming to TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise

Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of markets, apps and services, has been at Apple since 2003. She worked with the company’s co-founder Steve Jobs, and has witnessed such milestones as the launch
Overworked Indian employees just want a room to nap at the workplace

Overworked Indian employees just want a room to nap at the workplace

The results point to an awareness of workplace wellness—and yet a lack of it, too.

The Surprising Health Care Companies Changing the World: Brainstorm Health

Some of the companies doing well—by doing good—in healthcare on Fortune's 2019 Change the World list may surprise you.
Zindi rallies Africa’s data scientists to crowd-solve local problems

Zindi rallies Africa’s data scientists to crowd-solve local problems

Zindi is convening Africa’s data scientists to create AI solutions for complex problems. Founded in 2018, the Cape Town-based startup allows companies, NGOs or government institutions to host online