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The Dock

Business as usual isn’t good enough

We use R&D to grow your business

Accelerating growth opportunities

By creating new efficiencies in clinical trials using AI, we’re showing one client the future of the pharmaceutical industry.

Incubating new products and services

Using digital technologies to develop innovative products and services for the retail industry, we’re strengthening their competitive position.

Shaping the future of industry

We’re exploring the next giant leap for our clients – whether it’s applying astronautics to data security, or enhancing human-machine collaboration.

What we’re made of

Co-creation & Incubation

Multi-disciplinary teams help clients identify and test opportunities for innovation, then rapidly prototype and deliver new IP, products and services.

Design

At the intersection of human-centered design and emerging tech, our problem solvers are pioneering new ways to improve human life and experience.

Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

We combine data, analytics and artificial intelligence to solve client challenges and push the limits of what’s possible.

Technology & Engineering

We’re masters of the latest skills, tools and methods now transforming businesses, such as software engineering, DevSecOps, IOT and AI enablement.

Accenture Labs

Accenture Labs are at the forefront of AI in the marketplace. Our R&D work is advancing Machine Learning and intelligent Human-Machine collaboration.

The Human Sciences Studio

We research and apply expertise in social science, arts and humanities to equip clients for shifting relationships between business, tech and society.

Innovation in action

What we think

Remote work life

An in-depth ethnographic study reveals unique opportunities around the future workforce.

Responsible AI: From principles to practice

Our research explores how organizations can truly deliver on the promise of ethical AI.
Forrester wave: Innovation consulting services

Accenture named an innovation consulting leader

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Our leaders

Ryan Shanks

Managing Director – The Dock and Europe Innovation

Medb Corcoran

Managing Director – Accenture Labs, Global Responsible AI Lead for Technology Innovation

Derek McGrath

Managing Director – New Product and Services, The Dock

Aoife Moore

Managing Director – Innovation Consulting, The Dock

Rory Timlin

Managing Director – Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, The Dock

Jess Majekodunmi

Director – Human Sciences Studio, The Dock

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