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The work we do

Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. Our focus on issues related to digital disruption, competitive agility, operating and business model, as well as the future workforce, helps our clients find future value and growth in a digital world.


WHY we are different

Accenture Strategy understands the mechanics of organizational success. We have the people, skills, insights and deep industry experience needed to shape new forms of client value. We offer highly objective points of view with emphasis on business, technology and analytics, leveraging our deep industry experience. That’s high performance, delivered.


WHAT WE THINK


A catalyst for chemicals growth

Chemicals companies are missing out on opportunity due to a lack of project resources and outdated ways of project execution.

Three ways leaders accelerate healthcare decision making

How leaders can improve governance and decision making in healthcare by focusing on three areas.

Unleashing value in the health payer back office

Health Payers should drive additional growth from an often-overlooked area: the back office.

Digital unlocks the profitability of product cost analytics

Digital tools can help companies gain cost transparency and collaboration across the product team, getting new products to market quickly.

Digital technologies fuel enhanced ZBB

Accenture research finds that leading companies, including digital technologies are applying Zero-based budgeting approach across the business.

Tackling the cost of a 5G build

5G will fuel the next generation of business models—transforming how we work and play globally.

Playbook for success: Operating model transformation

Firms can greatly increase their chances of success and set a course towards long-term, profitable growth.

The next chapter in customer transformation for utilities

Read the BizTech Byte on the next chapter in customer transformation for utilities.

Enhancing business insights using data analytics and AI

The amount of data available to insurance brokers has increased dramatically in recent years.

How the U.S. wireless industry can drive future economic value

Accenture Strategy study shows the wireless industry has a larger impact on U.S. economy than many realize, contributing US$475 billion in GDP.

“Organize to Analyze”—How integrated business services enable enterprise-wide analytics

Leading companies extend their use of shared services to manage enterprise-wide analytics capabilities.

The case for optimism and growth in local media

Local media must find ways to evolve their core offerings while pivoting their businesses to meet customer's needs.

The future of compute: No servers. Just services.

Cloud-based services provide that speed and flexibility in a way no other technology can.

Digital voice assistants

Disrupting the disruptors, and probably you next.

Combinatorial alchemy: Discovering the Recipe for Technology-Driven Innovation

Five core ingredients to building “combinatorial alchemy” mindset and capability.

Fast, targeted, fit for purpose: Rethinking IT integration in M&A

Technology is a key driver to M&A outcomes, as an enabler to capture value faster, and as a new category of assets and capabilities for the business.

Leaders are taking their vitamin Z

Leaders are taking their Vitamin Z: ZBx, a zero-based mindset.

Using ZBx to power the M&A machine

Using a Zero-based mindset (ZBx) to power M&A.

Oil and Gas: How do you compete with free?

Learn why oil and gas companies should use all the data they have available.

Utilities executives: Why reinvent the wheel on diversification opportunities?

Utilities are facing diminishing markets, tighter available margins and higher competition from both new entrants and traditional competitors.

The consumer goods supply chain: Growth engine or growth enemy?

With a zero-based mindset, companies can unlock supply chain savings for reinvestment now.

The Intelligent Broker, Part 1

Improving processes through automation.

Is your working capital really working?

As companies continue to invest in innovation and respond to disruption, the ability to optimize the use of working capital will be a key enabler of strategy.

A new formula for oil and gas exploration

Oil and gas companies are focusing their exploration activities on low-risk opportunities.

Reconfiguring the supply chain to serve segments of one

Steps to creating supply chain ecosystems that can power growth and competitive advantage in the coming years.

Scaling an insights factory for B2B growth

An Insights Factory turns raw data into highly valuable insights that can help B2B companies grow and make better decisions.

AI – a retail growth opportunity hiding in plain sight

Retail AI will extend across the value chain transforming marketing, merchandising, customer engagement and supply chain. Consider the possibilities.

Overcome the blind flight

Reveal better business insights through analytics-powered process management

Re-imagining the future of upstream production operations

Key concepts illustrating part of Accenture's re-imagined production domain vision.

Ecosystem-based business models

A playbook for agility and growth.

Mitigate the risk of GDPR in Pharma M&A

Learn the key preventive steps to shield companies from monetary penalties related to GDPR.

Analytics: Getting out of the starting blocks quickly

Pilot first, transform second and generate value along the entire way.

Three things every finance leader should do to accelerate their digital agenda-Part 2

Finance leaders say good-bye to traditional finance function in digital evolution.

Is your eCommerce parts strategy in low gear?

eCommerce is the fastest growing channel for aftermarket parts across all industrial segments globally.

Digital ecosystem partnerships

An enabler to competitive same-day delivery service.

Recharge semiconductor growth with M&A

Semiconductor companies use M&A as a tool to help them transform their business.

Cornerstone of future growth: Ecosystems

Businesses must pursue innovative, agile business models to remain competitive and grow outside of their own industry—and many perceive ecosystems as a strong opportunity to do so.

Digital value or digital vanity?

When companies zero base digital they understand benefits from digital investments.

Four disruption-fueled growth opportunities make energy prices irrelevant

What new business models will innovative approaches yield? Four possibilities have been identified.

Brave new R&D

Insights on delivering digital value in drug discovery and development

Health AI & clinical efficiency

Closing the gap between promise and performance

US employers need to step up to skill up for AI

Read how AI can improve productivity and drive efficiencies.

Can intelligent fulfillment fix retail delivery woes?

Retailers need to investigate alternative options for fulfillment.

Putting the consumer back into consumer-packaged goods

Digital can help CPG companies live up to the “consumer” in their moniker – putting the focus back on the consumer.

Technology in M&A: Catalyst or enabler of change?

In M&A two roles for technology are coming into sharp focus: Catalyst or Enabler.

Banking M&A: The digital fix

Banking M&A is on the rise, but its main source of value no longer lies in mere size or scale.

Flip side of the digital revolution

Find out what companies can do to reap the full value from digital responsibility.

Who’s the boss when people and robots work together?

Accenture’s blog explains how technology and human ingenuity combine to drive new sources of innovation and growth across the supply chain.

Owning the ZBx change. Literally.

The C-suite: On the front line of cost management.

Three things every finance leader should do to accelerate their digital agenda

The first in a three-part series addressing how finance leaders can accelerate their digital agenda.

The cloud partnering proposition: APIs and microservices

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and microservices enable partnering.

Measurement & visibility: Two sides of the channel spending coin

Learn what your company can do to evaluate and integrate with growing partner ecosystems more easily.

3 steps to making same-day delivery a cost reduction solution

Accenture Strategy found that same-day delivery can be executed for cost reduction.

Blockchain for the supply chain

Leaders must commit to blockchain as a foundational technology for the supply networks of the future.

Sweetening the deal: Digitizing M&A

Digital technologies increase M&A deal speed, as well as foster new M&A-related business models previously not possible.

3 ways to maximize the value from your technology spend

Extracting value from technology is essential for growth and competitiveness.

Making IT work

Learn how business and IT executives predict massive change ahead for the IT workforce, but many still underestimate its scale, speed and scope.

RFID: A nexus of customer experience, profitability and technology

RFID should be at the heart of every Retailer's omnichannel strategy.

Resilience: A foundation for growth and profitability in Life Sciences

The ability of an organization to recover from difficulty, adapt to change and persevere in the face of unexpected disruption.

AI: The momentum mindset

How to find a more agile way of approaching AI to place your company among the leaders in unlocking new sources of growth.

ZBx?
Get serious (about culture change)

Our research has found that, since 2013, zero-based budgeting has exponentially grown by 57 percent every year.

Different strokes for different folks: Secret sauce to acquiring digital capabilities

Organizations must adopt the appropriate technology at the right time, using the right methodology.

Catching the rabbit: How robots will close the supply chain talent gap

Automation could be the key to re-shaping the supply chain operating models of the future.

Exploring blockchain: Optimizing maintenance

Learn how blockchain introduces trust back into the process by offering transparency, fidelity and a clear audit trail.

Beyond the Zero-Based Budgeting buzz

How to separate the facts from the hype surrounding Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB).

Are we measuring what matters?

The Top 10 strategic growth drivers identified by business leaders.

Revenue growth: Perception or reality?

Executives are bullish on growth prospects but blind to threats that undermine business and operating models.

The front office: Where profits go to die

Zero-based front office (ZBFO) drives customer profitability, growth and efficiency.

The three keys to success for an agile enterprise

Businesses are becoming responsive to changes in customer demand, and taking proactive steps to stay ahead of competitors.

Build, buy or partner? Making the most of M&A strategy in Consumer Goods

Large Consumer Goods companies are searching for the growth formula that works.

The writing's on the well

Oil and gas companies are about to enter a new paradigm. It is being shaped by a combination of factors that are flipping the energy industry on its head.

Exceed expectations with extraordinary customer experiences

Humans have made M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, an art. Adding technology makes it a science.

Tech-led M&A: From art to science

Humans have made M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, an art. Adding technology makes it a science.

The activist CFO—an
opportunity not a threat

Seven fundamental elements
that the activist CFO
focuses on to deliver value to investors.

B2B: Better to best

B2B executives consider customer experience to be a critical factor for success. Four areas across the customer engagement lifecycle to set CX masters apart.

Adapt to survive

An agile operating model is essential for the digital age.

Put your trust in hyper - relevance

Leaders take personalized customer experiences to a whole new level

Excellence in medical management

The path to workers’ compensation profitability is digital

Future Workforce:
Reworking the Revolution

In the age of artificial intelligence (AI),
business success will increasingly depend on
people and machines collaborating with each other.

Customer centricity in utilities

Consumer demands on utilities are far different than on most other industries because energy purchases are considered more and more as a basic commodity.

Exponential growth powered by AI

Learn how AI must evolve from being a hot new trend to a seamless enabler — woven into the fabric of the enterprise and working alongside and augmenting people.

Utilities at a crossroads:
Live in the past or conquer the future

There is a powerful opportunity for electric utilities to
use cost management and technology innovation to
improve margins and fuel growth.

HR sparks a change
reaction

A high-velocity business operating in
today’s disruption-fueled
environment requires a high-velocity
workforce.

Employee experience
reimagined

Learn how the employee experience
is the new battleground for
competitive advantage.

Distribution debunked
to unlock growth

Integrated distributor engagement
model for emerging markets.

Is your supply chain in a death spiral?

Zero based supply chain: Deliver
superior supply chain performance
at the right cost while fueling growth.

What’s your company’s AI IQ?

Learn how companies using AI to its full sophistication have the key to leapfrogging competitors.

Connected wellness:
Livening-up life insurance

Evolve the life insurance value
proposition from compensation to
wellness to drive relevancy and growth.

Healthcare talent shortage: Fact or fiction?

Learn what U.S. providers need to know about the 2030 healthcare future workforce.

Reroute your strategy
for last-mile delivery

It's time to rethink logistics
operations strategies to stay
competitive—before it's too late.

Live the growth dream in Asia

Learn how companies can go digital to unleash $4 trillion in new consumer goods spending in Asia.

Multi-speed IT sourcing
strategy for high speed
value

It’s time for a Multi-Speed IT
Sourcing Strategy.

Life insurers' secret
weapon: behavioral
economics

Learn how behavioral economics
can drive middle market growth in
life insurance.

The right chemistry for resilience

The chemical industry is affected by economic cyclicality with volatile customer demand and fluctuating raw material prices.

Make music, not noise

Achieve connected growth with
ecosystem orchestration.

Gen Z rising - Global edition

How can employers show new graduates the benefits of a large company experience before these potential employees make their first job choice?

Shaping the agile
workforce

Businesses must be agile to succeed in
this changing world. And an agile
business requires an agile workforce.

Moore...or less?

Semiconductor companies can keep pace with Moore’s Law. The question is whether they should.

Are city shoppers
getting secondhand
treatment?

Consumer packaged goods
companies are overlooking growth
opportunities in developed market
cities.

Unconventionals: Fueling the next shale evolution

Unconventional oil and gas must maintain their focus on optimizing efficiencies and oil-well economics.

Zeroing out the past

Zero-based organization designs the
right operating model needed to fuel
growth.

Architecting the 2025 supply chain

Is your supply chain future ready? Read the immediate steps you can take to prepare for the future supply chain.

Automation in consumer
goods: People led,
technology enabled

Consumer packaged goods (CPG)
multinationals must embrace digital
disruption as fully as their people are.

End of the local telecom store? Not so fast...

The days of Telecom retail stores driving communication service provider (CSP) company growth are over.

ACQUISITIONS

Acquisitions are a key element of our inorganic growth strategy. Through targeted acquisitions, we will expand and strengthen our capabilities and accelerate bringing new services and expertise to our clients. Recently, we have made acquisitions to increase our industry capabilities as well as to help our client improve their competitiveness.

WHO WE WORK WITH


Siemens

Empowering IT business partners improves innovation.

Delta

Outsourcing reduces costs and elevates efficiency.

NXP
Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors is driving
innovation in the secure connected, end
to end security & privacy and smart
connected solutions market.

Pharmaceutical company

Multinational pharmaceutical,
consumer health.

Nokia

A sustainability management
solution for performance and
competitiveness

Ashoka

Helping advance Ashoka’s mission
to support social entrepreneurs

Escorts Group

A strategy to build market share

Sydney Water

Creating a clear, actionable link between
the company’s strategy and a practical
transformation roadmap

Interested in a Career with Accenture Strategy?

CAREERS AT THE INTERSECTION OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY

Join a new kind of strategy consulting firm. One that operates at the intersection of business and technology. Combining a deep level of functional and industry expertise with an unrivalled understanding of technology and an analytics-led approach, we’re devising innovative strategies that unlock value and create real impact for our clients and the world around us. For you, this means unique opportunities to grow and build your career in the new digital economy.

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