Bill Morris, left, is set to retire in February as president of Accenture Canada and Jeffrey Russell, right, will replace him.

Published: November 1st, 2018


AI’s predictive, transparency and IoT capabilities on bank executives’ minds, according to Accenture

Canadian banks have been using AI to automate repetitive, manual tasks, such as AML transaction monitoring and credit card fraud detection for more than a decade, but a new report suggests executives are

Published on: May 4th, 2018 Alex Coop



One-third of Canadians have been a victim of cybercrime, says Accenture survey

Correction: An earlier version of this story stated that almost two-thirds of Canadians have been the victim of cybercrime. Accenture has since corrected this statistic to one-third of Canadians. It’s no secret that

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Identifying 7 strategies for AI: Accenture report

Businesses that dive into artificial intelligence now could see a boost in profitability. According to a new Accenture report, AI has the potential to increase corporate profitability in 16 industries an average of

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

AI could double Canadian annual economic growth rates [infographic]

With artificial intelligence (AI) on the rise, it's time to look at the potential this technology can bring to organizations around Canada. According to a new report by advisory firm Accenture PLC, "AI

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

New Toronto AI research centre to get financing from all levels of government, private sector

Toronto’s push to become a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) is finding support from all levels of government, academia and private businesses. The University of Toronto’s newly unveiled Vector Institute for Artificial

Published on: March 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Esso stations to let Canadians pay at the pumps with new mobile app

Imperial Oil is launching the first mobile app that will allow Canadians to pay at the pump at 1,000 Esso stations across the country, it announced on Thursday. Canadians can pull up their

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Let CMOs take the lead in digital transformation: Accenture

The majority of Canadian CMOs know they should be taking the lead in digital transformation, but barely a quarter of CEOs are giving them the freedom to do so, according to a new

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Gender pay gap could close in our lifetimes, Accenture research says

News that the gender pay gap could close in the next few decades has arrived just in time for International Women’s Day. Women graduating from universities in 2020 could be the first generation to

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Expect more technological integration and consumer power in 2017, Fjord predicts

Next year will see widespread application of living services and a shift towards more evolved, human-centric businesses, according to a new report by Accenture subsidiary Fjord. According to the consulting firm's design and

Published on: December 22nd, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Tech tops most-loved U.S. brands, Accenture finds

Why users love a brand, product, service or experience is not a question easily answered, according to new research, but it would appear that technology brands have the upper hand. Digital giants such as Google,

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Bricks-and-mortar continues to play a role in holiday shopping, Accenture finds

More Canadians than ever will be doing their holiday shopping online this year, but the majority still plan to visit physical stores, a new survey by consulting firm Accenture PLC has found. According

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile payment awareness rising, but Canadians need more incentive to use it: Accenture

Canadian consumers are becoming increasingly aware of mobile payments, but remain unlikely to adopt the technology unless they find it easier or more valuable to use than card-based systems, a new survey by

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood