Technology Labs Blog
Bold thinking, commentary and application of new technologies that address many of the key business challenges facing organizations today.
What do customers really, really want? It’s potentially a multi-billion dollar question to the digital businesses that can answer it correctly. Increasingly, the focus is on delivering solutions and results, not building more products or service...
Customer centricity is taking on a whole new meaning in the era of digital business. Up to 90 percent of companies now believe that customer experience will be their primary basis for competition, up from 36 percent just four years ago.1 Persona...
Allan Enemark; Tiffany Dharma
By leveraging the human mind’s affinity for pattern recognition, data visualization is extremely useful in exploring data, communicating insights and making decisions. At Accenture, we understand how visualization can help businesses achieve hig...
Nikhil Mulani; Jeff Catania
Accenture has more than 8,000 software developers spread across 120+ countries—and, more often than not, these developers are working on project teams made up of individuals from diverse professional backgrounds. This diversity translates into t...
Andy Guo Ma, Zhihui Yang and Eric Jinlin An
The trend of urbanization is growing worldwide. According to the UN World Urbanization Prospects, more than 6.3 billion people, or 66 percent of the global population, will be living in cities by 2050 i. Since there are seven megacities (defined a...
The digital advantage. Large and long-established companies have been making major strides to gain it. They’re reimagining and strategically transforming themselves into digital businesses using social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies. ...
Brent Blum, Wearable Technology Practice Lead; Karla Clarke, Security Analyst
Wearable displays offer tangible benefits to enterprises, but may pose unique security risks related to data, network, personal information and government regulation. Here’s what enterprises need to know to secure and protect their wearables imp...
Complex event processing (CEP) engines are utilized for rapid and large-scale data processing in real time. Some examples of CEPs used in industry are generating online music recommendations (done by companies such as Pandora and Spotify), strea...
Apache Spark is one of the fast developing complex event processing (CEP) engines for large-scale data processing. The fundamental abstraction in Spark is the resilient distributed datasets (RDD). This is an immutable, partitioned collection of ...
Platform expands product lifecycle management approach with new technology, strategy
Traditional product lifecycle management (PLM)—an approach that has existed for nearly 40 years—has been widely used in the product development process from in...