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As part of Accenture's Innovation Architecture, our Research team shapes trends and creates data-driven thought leadership about the most pressing issues global organizations face.

Combining the power of innovative research techniques with a deep understanding of our clients’ industries, our team of 300 researchers and analysts spans 20 countries and publishes hundreds of reports, articles and points of view every year. Our thought-provoking trends research—supported by proprietary data and partnerships with leading organizations such as MIT and Harvard Business School—guides our innovations and allows us to transform theories and fresh ideas into real-world solutions for our clients.

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We collaborate with more than 200 world-class organizations, including startups, innovation hubs and institutions. These partnerships allow us to research new tools and approaches to help clients solve a variety of business challenges.

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