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Powering the platform future

To keep pace with the rapidly evolving needs of our clients and partners, we have published a series of thought leadership essays examining the next generation of platform growth. Scroll down to read our insights:

Understanding the SMB landscape

Get to know the newest generation of SMBs

A new wave of digital-savvy and self-funded SMBs has emerged. Here's five ways enterprises can really understand—and deliver—what next-gen SMBs need.

Winning in a small (and medium-sized) world

Three key actions for enterprises to unlock and win SMBs globally, at scale.

The power to influence

Learn about the trust that SMBs place in their peers, and what it means for enterprises if they play the right role in nurturing SMB-to-SMB networks.

Tell me all about yourself

A smart approach to segmentation can enable enterprises to build deeper, more trusted sales-generating relationships with SMBs.

If enterprises build trust, SMBs will spend

Explore why enterprises must build trust with SMBs and the reward for those that get it right.

Don't tell me, show me

Learn more about the relationship between enterprises and SMBs, and the importance and opportunities of addressing that perceived gap.

The social commerce revolution

Unlocking the potential of the creator economy

How engaging creators will be critical to social commerce success.

Brand strategies for a social commerce world

Social commerce offers brands myriad growth opportunities. It also presents them with complex choices. The key challenge? Knowing where to play.

What do social shoppers really want?

Social commerce is on track to become a $1tn market. How should platforms and brands come together to play, compete and win in the new market?

Why the future of shopping is set for a social revolution

Explore the factors driving this wave of change and how it will impact every brand, retailer and platform business.

Building the responsible platform

Driving real ID&E change: Measuring what matters

Learn what it takes to measure progress against your inclusion, diversity, and equity commitments, and the significant returns for getting this right.

I&D: It's time to show, not just tell

Explore the steps to achieve a strong inclusion, diversity and equity strategy (ID&E) and why it’s critical to the success of your organization.

Revolutionizing platforms through low-code/no-code

Tuning into Africa’s digital transformation

Find out why Africa’s fast-expanding tech ecosystem offers companies an outstanding opportunity to make their move into the continent.

CIO’s challenge or secret weapon: Low-code/No-code

CIOs who harness LCNC's potential will achieve new heights of productivity. But to take advantage, they will need to embrace new operating models.

Technology democratization for smaller companies

Learn more about how Low-Code/No-Code platforms give SMBs new powers, and why platform business.

Power to the people!

Learn how democratization of tech via low-code/no-code platforms allows companies to bridge the skills gap, power innovation, and unleash a new wave of creativity.

Exploring the future of gaming

Playing for everyone!

Why the shift online means the gaming industry needs to offer a great experience to all players.

Gaming: The next super platform

Learn what’s driving gaming’s massive growth, the changing demographics of the gaming universe, and the increasing importance of social interactions.

Unlocking platform potential with Growth Teams

Empowering platform acceleration

All successful platforms share some common characteristics. And Growth Teams play a vital role in embedding them into the fabric of the business.

Getting started with a Growth Team

Putting effort and resources behind a growth capability is essential to compete in a market where growth is table stakes for survival.

How to organize a Growth Team

Growth Teams can be structured in different ways, and businesses need to make the right choice to achieve their maximum potential.

Growth Teams: The secret weapon for hypergrowth

Growth teams focus on the "One Metric that Matters" and organize to optimize it. The best do more. They embed growth into their organization's DNA.

World! Can I have your attention please?

Meet the team

Kevan Yalowitz

Managing Director – Software & Platforms, Global Lead

Kevin Collins

Managing Director – Software & Platforms, Innovation & Offerings, Global

Laura McCracken

Managing Director – eCommerce & Payments, Global

Louise Barrere

Managing Director – Applied Intelligence, Solutions.AI for B2B Growth Lead

Stephanie Gorski

Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Software & Platforms

Nikki Mendonça

Managing Director – Accenture Song, Software & Platforms, Global

Christian Kelly

Managing Director – Software & Platforms

Seth Schuler

Managing Director – Software & Platforms Strategy