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Adapting Your Digital Business to a Fragmented World

June 28, 2017 • Global Business, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Omar Abbosh, Paul Nunes and Armen Ovanessoff We are aware that this era calls for your business to be able to continuously adapt to emerging trends. But how?  The authors provide concrete data on current realities faced by digital businesses and steps on how to make sure your plans turn into actions.   For …

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What Companies Must Do Now That Better Is Also Cheaper

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Finance & Economics, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (1)

By Paul F. Nunes and Larry Downes Industry-disrupting products used to enter the market as inferior but more affordable versions of existing offerings, giving incumbents time to respond. Today’s disruptors are not just cheaper – they’re better. And not

Solving Marketing’s Inventory Crisis

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, Business Process, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Paul F. Nunes and Joshua Bellin Just-in-time manufacturing was adopted shortly after World War II to save companies from drowning in excess inventory as they attempted to capture the benefits of scale while serving too few customers. Marketing

India’s Lessons for Creating a Digital Business

July 20, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Internet of Things, Social MediaComments (0)

By Raghav Narsalay and Avnish Sabharwal As India rapidly moves into the digital era, leading Indian businesses are changing their business models to capture the opportunity. You might also like: Are We in Good Shape for a Digital Transformation? GLOOM vs.

How the Industrial Internet of Things Can Add to the Wealth of Nations

May 22, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Finance & Economics, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Mark Purdy and Ladan Davarzani To capture the benefits of Internet-connected machines, national leaders must nurture the conditions that are needed to translate technological change into economic growth. You might also like: Are We in Good Shape for a

The Digital Revolution is an Evolution for the Outsourcing Industry

January 19, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Big Data & Analytics, Business Process, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Internet of Things, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Mike Salvino Digital technology has transformed virtually every industry, affecting the way companies serve customers, manufacture products,

The Digital Transformation Opportunities Ahead

November 18, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Big Data & Analytics, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Internet of Things, Social Impact, Social MediaComments (1)

By Mike Sutcliff The proliferation of digital technologies allows scope for innovation in the way organisations deliver customer experience. Here Mike Sutcliff explores the first steps organisations can take to begin their digital transformation journey. You

Disruptive Digital Technologies Can Help Europe Recapture Competitiveness

September 19, 2014 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Global Business, Big Data & Analytics, Business Process, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Social MediaComments (0)

By Mauro Macchi European countries have long lagged behind other developed economies in productivity and innovation, even prior

Demographic Changes in the Workplace

May 22, 2014 • INNOVATION, Talent Management, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Andrés Hatum The global ageing population and the new generation of young professionals entering the market are changing the shape of the workplace. Companies need to look forward and prepare for the workforce of the future and understand the

Best of All Worlds: Hybrid Models of Public-Service Delivery

August 8, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, OPERATION, Global Business, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Tim Cooper & Matthew Robinson Governments around the world are facing increasing pressures on all fronts. From Europe to Japan to the United States, the public sector has had to adjust to a new era of fiscal austerity at the same time as dealing with