Tag: Accenture

  • New book “The Automation Advantage” shows organizations how to achieve full value from intelligent automation

    Accenture experts provide structured approaches to weave automation and artificial intelligence across the enterprise As organizations continue to execute compressed transformation strategies and increase their investments in automation technology, a new book authored by three top automation experts at Accenture provides an in-depth look at how intelligent automation has become one of the most powerful […]

  • 60% of global consumers frustrated with navigating content on streaming video services: Accenture

    “Streaming’s Next Act” report highlights the need for content aggregators to give consumers greater control Three-in-five subscribers to multiple streaming services expressed frustration with their viewing experiences, according to a new report from Accenture, and 44% of those surveyed indicate they spend more than six minutes searching for something to watch.

  • Accenture partners with NGOs for COVID-response projects

    Accenture has teamed up with Caritas Manila, Philippine Business Social Progress (PBSP) and Philippines Business for Education (PBEd) in launching various initiatives that aim to help alleviate hunger and uplift health and well-being, livelihood and education of communities in the Philippines. Shown in photo are (top row, L-R): Elvin Uy, Executive Director, PBSP; Fr. Anton Pascual, Executive Director, Caritas Manila; and Lovelaine Basillote, Executive Director, PBEd. Representing Accenture in the Philippines (bottom row) are Country Managing Director Lito Tayag and Corporate Citizenship Executive Sponsor Louise Sabariaga.

    Accenture Philippines has teamed up with Caritas Manila, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), and Philippine Business for Education (PBed) to undertake programs in response to various COVID-related challenges. The initiatives include alleviating hunger and promoting health and well-being by assisting families nationwide with their essential needs and feeding malnourished children in the poorest communities, […]

  • Every business is now a technology business as pandemic accelerates digital transformation: Accenture

    The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation, compressing 10-year technology changes into one to two years, a technology business leader said in an online briefing last week. The rapid changes bring about new realities that heavily influence technology trends, said JP Palpallatoc, the data, AI, and next technologies lead of Accenture in the Philippines. Before COVID-19, […]

  • 2021 will redefine 21st century: “Fjord Trends 2021” report from Accenture Interactive

    Annual report finds as 2020 forced the world to re-examine how it lives, works, and plays, 2021 will see 7 trends emerge that map out new, hopeful territory for businesses, consumers, and society As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set […]

  • State-sponsored hackers, ransomware gangs diversifying tactics to inflict more harm: Accenture

    Accenture’s 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report reveals the prolific threats influencing the cyber landscape Some of the world’s most skilled nation-state cyber adversaries and notorious ransomware gangs are deploying an arsenal of new open-sourced tools, actively exploiting corporate email systems and using online extortion to scare victims into paying ransoms, according to the 2020 Cyber Threatscape […]

  • Accenture Cloud First launches with $3B investment to accelerate clients’ move to cloud, digital transformation

    Major move designed to create new model for rapid migration to the cloud and realization of value for clients and their stakeholders Accenture announced the formation of Accenture Cloud First with a $3 billion investment over three years to help clients across all industries rapidly become “cloud first” businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to […]

  • Accenture, Intel, Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation use AI to save coral reefs

    Accenture, Intel and the Philippines-based Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation have developed a new solution powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor, characterize, and analyze coral reef resiliency. The solution is Project: CORaiL, an initiative the three organizations created in 2019. It has been deployed in a reef in the Philippines since last year.

  • Accenture Named Best Employer of the Year at International ICT Awards Philippines

    Accenture Employer of the Year 2019

    Accenture has, for the third time, been named “Best Employer of the Year” at the annual International ICT Awards Philippines, recognized for its industry-leading initiatives in developing talent, advancing inclusion and diversity, and supporting the welfare of its employees. Organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and supported by the Information Technology […]

  • If everyone has gone digital, how do you stand out? Accenture report points way

    Accenture Technology Vision 2019

    Digital is no longer a differentiator for enterprises but “the price of admission to do business,” a top official of a global technology company said in a briefing on Tuesday. Digital technologies are already an expectation and no longer a differentiator, said JP Palpallatoc, Managing Director and Accenture Digital Lead in the Philippines in a […]

  • Accenture expands coding tutorial to 15 languages for Hour of Code 2018

    For the fourth consecutive year, Accenture is teaming up with Code.org to support Hour of Code, a global educational movement that reaches over 100 million students through a one-hour introduction to computer science. This year, in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week (December 3-9), Accenture is expanding its coding tutorial across 15 languages – English, […]

  • Accenture recognized for future-proofing workforce with digital skills

    Accenture Talent Development Program

    MANILA – Accenture is the recipient of the Talent Development Program award from the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP). The award recognizes Accenture’s ongoing employee training and learning initiatives for new and emerging technologies in the digital economy. Accenture was commended for developing learning roadmaps that leverage digital platforms, mobile […]

  • Cebu schools dominate Accenture innovation contest

    CIT Accenture Program The Future

    A student project that seeks to teach speech to children with cleft palate was named the grand champion of Accenture Philippines’ Program The Future 2018 today during the finals in Taguig City. The team from Cebu Institute of Technology University won the top prize with their Tingog app, which seeks to help children with cleft […]

  • Move to intelligent operations key to do well in business: Accenture

    Companies able to tap innovative talent, harness insights from large amounts of data and applied intelligence and tap benefits from the cloud and smart partnerships will be in the best position to survive disruption and do well in business, a recent global report said. The report by HfS Research and Accenture said the future belongs […]

  • AI to boost revenues, create more jobs: Accenture report

    Rather than displace human workers, artificial intelligence or AI will create more jobs and boost company revenues, according to a report by Accenture. If businesses invest in AI and human-machine collaboration, they could increase revenues by 38% by 2020 and raise employment levels by 10%, the report said. Globally, that increase could amount to $4.8 […]

  • Cebu students get coding intro in Hour of Code in Accenture

    Hour of Code Cebu

    School principal Rosemarie Novabos was apprehensive. Her students at OPRRA National High School only started ICT classes this year and they were already being invited by Accenture to join Saturday’s Hour of Code. While she told ICT coordinator Vince Impel to “immediately say yes” to the invitation by Accenture, whom she described as an important […]

  • Robotics Cup builds foundation for future tech workers

    “Failure in our school is not an option,” said Ana Mariolla Martinez-Quijano. “It is a necessity.” Quijano is the founder and managing director of Compass Education, which promotes STEAM education and 21st century learning skills built on creativity, innovation, collaboration and critical thinking. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. “Failure in a […]

  • Accenture inaugurates 5th facility in Cebu, highlights new and emerging tech in providing solutions

    Accenture inaugurated its 5th facility in Cebu on Wednesday with a hologram of one of its officials briefing the guests and handling the ceremonies in the Filinvest Cyberzone at the IT Park in Lahug, Cebu City. That part of the program was meant to highlight a key character of the facility: a center for agile […]

  • Accenture launches rapid innovation center in the Philippines

    Accenture Liquid Studio Philippines

    Systems that detect whether mining vehicles are overloaded or its drivers exhausted to an augmented reality platform to train people how to operate machinery or decorate a house were​ put on display as Accenture launched today its rapid innovation center in the Philippines. Liquid Studio is an “open center where clients co-innovate with Accenture engineers […]

  • Tech adapts to people: key trend in Accenture technology trend study

    Accenture Technology Trends

    Artificial intelligence (AI), technology design that adapts to people, integration with external systems, on-demand work platforms and leadership in uncharted areas of the industry are the key technology for the next three years, according to Accenture. “Technology advancement and innovation continue to advance and it’s accelerating very quickly. However, there’s a little bit of differentiation. […]