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Maximizing the Return on Digital Investments

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Maximizing the Return on Digital Investments” paper, in collaboration with Accenture (Digital Transformation Initiative). Digital technologies offer new ways for companies to grow and be more productive. However, it is not completely clear how investments in new technologies impact productivity. This paper addresses that issue by analysing …
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Digital Transformation Initiative

The Digital Transformation Initiative offers unique insights into the impact of digital technologies on business and wider society over the next decade. DTI research supports collaboration between the public and private sectors focused on ensuring that digitalization unlocks new levels of prosperity for both industry and society. To maximize the opportunities surrounding digital innovation, the …
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Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2014

The World Economic Forum has just released the “Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2014.” Prepared in collaboration with Accenture and designed to help countries spur their efforts to meet energy challenges and opportunities in innovative ways, the Index assesses regions and 124 countries according to economic growth, environmental sustainability and energy security performance, analyzing …
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Accenture Technology Vision 2013: The Latest IT Trends and Innovations

Every business is now a digital business, and every executive needs to be able to understand the implications of technology trends and innovations for his or her company and industry. Without this insight, the company will not be well positioned to achieve high performance. The Accenture Technology Vision 2013 identifies seven IT trends shaping technology—and …
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The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2013

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture and a panel of experts have developed an Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI). The EAPI benchmarks and ranks 105 countries globally on how well their energy system delivers economic growth and development, environmental sustainability and energy security and access. In a changing global energy landscape, countries are …
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Exploring the eurozone

Accenture has just published the report “Exploring the Eurozone: take cover or take advantage.” According to the survey, half of eurozone-based companies are actively seeking acquisitions within the eurozone in response to the currency and debt crisis. The survey of 450 business leaders in countries in and outside the eurozone also reveals that although 44 …
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New Energy Architecture

The World Economic Forum and Accenture have just published the report “New Energy Architecture: Enabling an Effective Transition.” The study looks into pathways to creating a more effective transition toward a “New Energy Architecture.” It reveals how countries are progressing by applying the newly developed Energy Architecture Performance Index. The EAPI consists of three sub-indices …
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CIO Mobility Survey 2012

Accenture has conducted an online survey with several hundred CIOs and several thousand application developers in North America, Europe, Asia andSouth America to gauge the perceptions of mobility among IT professionals. The results highlight the importance of mobility for CIOs, with 78 percent of CIOs placing mobility among their top five concerns. Interestingly, far more …
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Fast forward to Growth

Accenture has just published the report, “Fast Forward to Growth: Seizing Opportunitiesin High-Growth Markets.” The study shows that while executives are focused primarily on high-growth markets in emerging economies to provide growth, many believe their companies must accelerate their efforts to build their share in these markets – or may already be too late to …
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