Accenture Viewpoint

Accenture Viewpoint brings provocative thinking, transformative insights & tangible outcomes, straight from industry luminaries paired with Accenture leaders.

Season 2 - Reimagine, rebuild and transform

Today’s rapid acceleration to digital presents us with a breakthrough opportunity to create a better future for all. There has never been a better time than this to redefine growth, and work in new ways to help address the unprecedented challenges the world is facing— including the way we work, collaborate, innovate to build solutions. This is the moment for businesses to reimagine, rebuild and transform our economy.

Reimagine, rebuild & transform

Episode 3 - The automation advantage

Intelligent automation is the fastest growing area of enterprise tech investment. The potential to boost performance in the typical company with these tools is both broad and deep. But as companies look for places to apply these tools, they often fall into two common traps: chasing quick, easy wins that won’t have much impact, or big, ambitious projects that will offer major strategic advantages. What they should focus on, however, is a third option: projects that build their capacity.

Watch Govindraj Ethiraj, a journalist and entrepreneur in discussion with Dr. Bhaskar Ghosh, Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture where they delve deeper into the topic.

Accenture Viewpoint S2:EP3 - The automation advantage

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Key insights from episode 3

Dr. Bhaskar Ghosh Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture

Coming of age of technology

Dr. Bhaskar Ghosh Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture

Automation journey framework

Dr. Bhaskar Ghosh Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture

Intelligent Automation for sales

Episode 2 - Experience renaissance

The emphasis on experience is arguably at its greatest today because the structure of almost everything we do—how and what people buy, how and where they work, and how they interact with others—has been upended by world events in 2020. Watch Shiv Shivakumar, Group Executive President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Aditya Birla Group and Piyush Singh, Senior Managing Director, Accenture discuss accelerated consumer behaviour shifts owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. And, how this is galvanizing companies to reimagine their entire business through the lens of experience.

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Key insights from episode 2

Business experience has become much broader

Meaningful experiences

The next practice

Episode 1 - Reimagining innovation

The rules around innovation will never be the same. Many leaders are weaving together new innovation strategies and forming new partnerships to help them pivot quickly and continuously during this crisis. They are creating agile and resilient innovation DNAs, akin to start-ups so that when the pandemic is over, they will be positioned to meet new needs; build new capabilities faster than ever before. COVID-19 also witnessed companies working together in new ways, exposing the possibilities of ecosystem-wide innovation; evaluate transformative innovation, initiate co-innovation etc. What’s the new culture of innovation, how has businesses pivoted from physical innovation platforms to virtual ones? What has been the general uptake and success of such moves. Our session will delve into such details.

Accenture Viewpoint S2:EP1 - Reimagining innovation

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Key insights from episode 1

Getting into the new

Encourage the spirit of entrepreneurialship

Up to the bottom

Season 1 - Navigating a never normal world

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented uncertainty and left a deep impact on the Indian economy, businesses and communities. The pandemic we believe has unleashed a “never normal.” Businesses, in particular have to rapidly adjust to the new environment, addressing the needs of their people, customers and suppliers even as they navigate the operational, financial and technology challenges.

Navigating a Never Normal World is an exclusive video series featuring renowned Accenture and industry leaders presenting insights and actions to help businesses move from now to next—turning massive complexity into meaningful change through reinvention, not just recovery.

Episode 4 - Innovation in the never normal era

Amidst the rapidly changing business and technology environment as well as the uncertainty forced upon all of us by Covid-19, it’s obvious that innovation, more than ever, plays a key role in sustaining competitive advantage and growth. What’s important to note is that not all innovations need to be initiated from within organizations. Ravi Venkatesan, Founder, Social Venture Partners and Avnish Sabharwal, Managing Director, Accenture Ventures & Open Innovation highlight how businesses can leverage innovations outside of the organizations and why?

Key insights from episode 4

Green economy to create the next trillion dollar company

From incremental to disruptive innovation

Ravi Venkateshan

Relook at the rate and nature of innovations

Lack of visibility and reach failed the Simputer

India needs to focus on deep tech innovations

Episode 3 - Rethinking agility and resilience

The session, 'Rethinking Enterprise Agility & Resilience,' will focus on the forced imperative that enterprises are faced with today: To accelerate adoption of agile ways of working, and value chain transformation. These new ways of working and transformations offer a chance to fundamentally reimagine the nature of work, workforce and workplace.

Key insights from episode 3

Legacy organisation needs to adapt & change

No future unless you accept change

Reconfiguring entire supply chain digitally to deliver different customer experience

Ensuring systems are enabled to make rapid change

Rethinking enterprise agility and resilience

Understanding customer journey is pivotal

Episode 2 - Digital transformation to unlock value

In this session, ‘Digital Transformation to Unlock Enterprise Value,’ Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprises and Piyush Singh, Senior Managing Director and Lead, India Market Unit; Sales Lead, Growth Markets, Accenture discuss the implications of digital transformation that is already visible across the market. They also touch upon how businesses can fundamentally revisit their operating models, the way they are dealing with customers; generate business efficiencies as well as potentially drive growth in the rural economy.

Key insights from episode 2

Need to revisit operating models

All-encompassing digital transformation

Spur rural economy

Episode 1 - Restarting & restructuring the economy

The Right Model for India in the Post-COVID World

Watch Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC and Rekha.M.Menon, Chairperson & Senior Managing Director, Accenture in India discuss about the pandemic’s impact from a social, geo-political and economic standpoint and the possible actions individuals and businesses in India can undertake.

Key insights from episode 1

Identify & unlock potential

Optimism in uncertainty

Create new opportunities

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Episode 5 - Reskilling India's disadvantaged workers

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