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Accenture
Bringing legacy mainframes into the modern IT environment
Legacy mainframes also suffer from technology or architecture limitations, high maintenance costs, and heavy technical debt.
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Artificial Intelligence
Embracing the Metaverse: Accenture's critical insight in Fjord Trends 2022 report
With the Metaverse set to drastically change the way companies conduct business, it is now more vital than ever for employers to prepare and respond accordingly. 
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New Zealand & Australian businesses need to embrace cloud-based solutions
Accenture's Mainframe Modernisation report shows that the need for integration and agility is driving a shift to cloud-based solutions in Australia and New Zealand.
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Managed Services
Accenture named a leader in IDC managed cloud services vendor assessment
Accenture has been named a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) Managed Cloud Services 2021 vendor assessment.
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Microsoft
Accenture and Microsoft Asia support 33 businesses in APAC with Project Amplify
The investment focuses specifically on social impact and sustainability, by helping APAC businesses scale emerging solutions and business models.
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Accenture
'Cyber Champions' best placed in the balance of cyber resilience and business strategy - Accenture report
The report also categorises cyber resilience in a ‘cyber quadrant’.
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Microsoft
Accenture launches Microsoft practice in New Zealand
"This is a big development for us and indeed technology consulting services in New Zealand."
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Cloud
Accenture and Avanade named Leaders in IDC Microsoft implementation assessment
Because of the tight integration between Accenture and Avanade’s capabilities for Microsoft services, the two companies were evaluated as a single entity.
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Data
Accenture report: Lighting the way with data on cloud
Every day that passes generates up to 2.5 quintillion bytes of data across humans, machines, the edge, and devices. But how much is data worth to your organisation? 
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Banking industry
Banking CFOs need to step up efforts in ESG, automation and crypto support - Accenture study
The role of the banking CFO is changing - and disruption management will be key to their success.
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Cloud
Accenture acquires CS Technology, builds out cloud first offering
“Accenture’s acquisition of CS Technology expands the hybrid cloud infrastructure capabilities our clients need to become cloud-first enterprises and realise value faster."
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Remote Working
More Boomers than Zoomers want to work from home
"Employees are pushing for businesses to utilise their tech investments and adopt hybrid working."
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Digital Transformation
Accenture examines the future of business in the cloud
“Cloud is the foundation for the digital transformation that is driving profound changes in how businesses operate, compete and create value for all their stakeholders.”
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Partnerships
The trends that will define NZ business post COVID-19
New Zealand business need to consider how major shifts in the business landscape due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis can be applied to their business models.
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Cloud
Ransomware response and recovery: Challenges and solutions
Ransomware is causing significant business impacts such as business disruption, data loss, reputational damage, remediation costs, and legal costs.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Accenture adds Industrie&Co to growing list of acquisitions
Accenture hopes to leverage Industrie&Co’s ability to design cloud native solutions to guide their clients as they transform into digital businesses.
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Innovation
Leader, Leapfrogger, or Laggard? The 3 types of business & how to get ahead
Investment in technology is undeniably a major factor in any company’s survival.
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Ransomware
How to shore up cyber-defences of financial institutions for the future
Accenture’s latest research defined four key risks: Supply chain attacks, cyber-fraud, insider threats and extortion and ransomware.
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Accenture
I, Technologist: Democratising data & technology for all employees
“We now have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to turn this moment of truth for technology into a moment of trust."
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Partnerships
From Me to We: Partnerships & multiparty systems in the post-COVID-19 age
MPS is all about sharing data infrastructure between people and organisations - think along the lines of blockchain, distributed databases and ledgers.
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Accenture
The mirrored world: Digital twins redefine business intelligence
The world’s most visionary leaders will use technology to master change and shape the future.
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Digital
Future-ready businesses more profitable and efficient, study finds
"While the pandemic has upended entire industries and catalysed wholesale changes for how companies operate, leaders can embark on this path by rethinking how work gets done through technology, processes, and people.”
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Innovation
Those who master change define the future - Accenture report
A wave of companies are racing to reinvent themselves and use technology innovations to shape the new realities they face. 
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Employment
NZ businesses must urgently address IT skills mismatch
New Zealand's business community must bear some responsibility for the skills mismatch and make changes to attract graduates, retain and upskill staff.