Accenture Software Now Does What 40,000 Employees Used to Do

Article 0 Comments Accenture Plc, the global consulting firm, will begin selling automation software that has already eliminated about 40,000 internal roles. The new platform, that’s been five years in development, suggests ways to streamline and automate processes in areas such as finance and accounting, marketing and procurement. Debbie Polishook, […]

Winners Announced for 3rd Annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards

Article 0 Comments Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture announced the winners of the third annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards. Showcasing the best examples of insurance technology innovations in multiple categories, the awards competition this year attracted 320 entries […]

How Insurer Execs, Workers View Artificial Intelligence and Future Work

Article 0 Comments Insurers can seize major growth opportunities by redesigning work, bringing in new talent, and pivoting their existing workforces to work with artificial intelligence (AI), according to a new repot by Accenture. The report, Future Workforce Survey – Insurance: Realizing the Full Value of AI, maintains that insurers […]

Blockchain Revolution to Hit Shipping Industry – with Potentially Huge Cost Savings

Article 0 Comments Globalization has brought the most advanced trading networks the world has seen, with the biggest, fastest vessels, robot-operated ports and vast computer databases tracking cargoes. But it all still relies on millions and millions of paper documents. That last throwback to 19th century trade is about to […]

European Insurtech Investment Growth Surpasses North America in 2017: Accenture

Article 0 Comments Global investment in the insurance technology (insurtech) industry surged in 2017, with Europe emerging as a new insurtech hub outside the U.S., according to new research from Accenture. The research, which includes new analysis of CB Insights data on insurtech deals over the last year, appears in […]