The week in digital transformation: Are we in a post-digital era? – Econsultancy

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Welcome to the week in digital transformation. This week, a new report from Accenture has declared that the "post-digital era is upon us", but is its declaration premature? And are we really seeing the end of digital transformation? Plus, we look at how Air Malta's digital transformation efforts are giving it clout despite its small size, and how newly-founded voice company Rabbit & Pork hopes to transform FMCG. Yesterday, Accenture released its annual Tech Vision report, Tech Vision 2019, entitled, 'The post-digital era is upon us: Are you ready for what's next?'


Citizen AI: A business guide to raising artificial intelligence in a digital economy ZDNet

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AI has become one of the great, meaningless buzzwords of our time. In this video, the Chief Data Scientist of Dun and Bradstreet explains AI in clear business terms. How do you improve the way people work and live? Accenture's Technology Vision 2018 report tackles this question by highlighting trends and rapid advancements in technologies that are improving the way people work and live. The report highlights a need for a fundamental shift in leadership that is required to cultivate partnerships with customers and business partners, and to further accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence as the fuel for enterprises to grow and deliver social impact.


Citizen AI: A business guide to raising artificial intelligence in a digital economy

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How do you improve the way people work and live? Accenture's Technology Vision 2018 Report tackles this question by highlighting trends and rapid advancements in technologies that are improving the way people work and live. The report highlights a need for a fundamental shift in leadership that is required to cultivate partnerships with customers and business partners, and to further accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence as the fuel for enterprises to grow and deliver social impact. Accenture's 2018 report, "Intelligent Enterprise Unleashed: Redefine Your Company Based on the Company You Keep," highlights how rapid advancements in technologies -- including artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics and the cloud -- are enabling companies to not just create innovative products and services, but change the way people work and live. This, in turn, is changing companies' relationships with their customers and business partners.


Advancing technology fueling Intelligent Enterprises – Accenture Tech Vision 2018 - BusinessDay : News you can trust

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Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are accelerating the creation of intelligent enterprises and enabling companies to integrate themselves into people's lives, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2018, the annual technology report from Accenture that predicts key technology trends likely to disrupt business over the next three years. However, capitalizing on growth opportunities while also having a positive impact on society requires a new era of leadership that prioritizes trust and greater responsibility. This year's report, "Intelligent Enterprise Unleashed: Redefine Your Company Based on the Company You Keep," highlights how rapid advancements in technologies -- including artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics and the cloud -- are enabling companies to not just create innovative products and services, but change the way people work and live. This, in turn, is changing companies' relationships with their customers, employeesand business partners. As part of the Technology Vision, Accenture surveyed more than 6,300 business and IT executives worldwide.


Accenture's 5 predictions for human-focused technology

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Accenture thinks that the future of technology is centered around people. It believes that human needs will be the common thread for the rapid advance of technologies such as artificial intelligence. The technology global consulting firm is releasing its annual forecast report, dubbed Technology for People, as part of its annual predictions today. The report states that we are beginning to see the emergence of technology for people, by people -- technology that seamlessly anticipates our needs and delivers hyperpersonalized experiences. "The pace of technology change is breathtaking, bringing about the biggest advancements since the dawn of the Information Age," said Paul Daugherty, Accenture's chief technology and innovation officer, in a statement.