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Mobile Customer App Engagement Pays Off

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Social MediaComments (2)

By Peter Weill and Stephanie L. Woerner The popularity of the smartphone has exploded, and continues to do so. The ever-growing usage of the latest mobile technology across all demographics provides businesses in any type of industry with unique opportunities to reach their customers. But a lot of these opportunities are left untapped. In this …

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India’s Lessons for Creating a Digital Business

July 20, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Digital Transformation, 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: Rethinking Future Higher Education “Electric Has Gone Audi”:

Big Data: Big Deal or Big Hype?

May 22, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Social MediaComments (9)

By Sunil Gupta Google Flu Trends article of November 2008 heralded in a new age for big data where where it is possible to leverage the vast amount of data to speak for itself, without theory or expert knowledge of the subject matter. However, in a short

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: Your Strategy Needs 2 Types of

Analysis Paralysis: How “Big Data” May Finally Spell the End of Make-Believe Numbers

March 12, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Surdak on TechnologyComments (1)

By Chris Surdak  In this article, Chris Surdak speaks from experience and argues that financial models are not used to present scientific or mathematical fact but rather to further the political agenda of a business. But as Big Data takes hold, he asks what

The Dawn of a New Era in Business Computing

March 12, 2015 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By David Stokes In 2013 it was estimated that 90% of all of the data in the world had been generated in the preceding two years. The vast majority of digital information (about 80%) is generated in an unstructured form – articles, blogs, posts on social

The Digital Revolution is an Evolution for the Outsourcing Industry

January 19, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Supply ChainComments (0)

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

Opening the Eyes of the Digitally Myopic!

January 19, 2015 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (1)

By Eric Duffaut There are none so blind as those who will not see. They’ll probably go bankrupt too. It has never been easier to create, seize and profit from a business opportunity than today. Only two ingredients are needed: innovation and speed. Oh, and

Improving Digital Innovation in Large Enterprise: Strengthening e-Leadership at C-level

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Corporate Governance, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Joe Peppard, Simon Robinson and Tobias Hüsing If your company doesn’t want to miss out on the new opportunities IT offers for business innovation, you need people at C-level with a challenging combination of competencies: they have to be digitally

Are Digital Technologies the Planet’s Last Best Hope? (If bananas are anything to go by the answer is yes.)

November 18, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Social Impact, Social MediaComments (0)

By John Bates Humanity’s destructive ecological footprint is only getting bigger and effective solutions are needed more than ever. Below Dr. John Bates explains what a debate about bananas has to do with the effectiveness of climate change conferences, and