Alexa, what’s my next smart home gadget purchase?

“Alexa, order me some paper towels.” “OK, Google, play the latest Hashtag Trending podcast on Spotify.” “Hey, Siri, help me decide what new smart products and services to buy that are best integrated

Published on: January 21st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Consumers want technology that puts their health and values first, report finds

People around the world are trying to find value - in the data that they are being asked to give up and in the products and services they use, companies will win by

Published on: December 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Take a tour inside Accenture’s new Canada Innovation Hub

Accenture has opened its newest Innovation Hub in downtown Toronto. The Ireland-based global management consulting and professional services firm wants to help its customers develop technologies that will help with digital transformation strategies.

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Black Friday bargain hunters turn to social media for shopping

Social media is drawing a lot of attention this year for holiday shoppers, with a major increase in Canadian consumers using Instagram and other social media platforms to make purchasing decisions, according to a

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Tips for protecting your customers from Black Friday cyber threats

With Black Friday ramping up and Cyber Monday right around the corner online shopping is in for a big week, but with that comes security concerns and cyber threats. If we've learned anything

Published on: November 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Accenture appoints Jeffrey Russel as Accenture Canada president

Accenture has appointed Jeffrey Russell as president of Accenture Canada as of Dec.1 and will replace Bill Morris who plans to retire at the end of February 2019. Russell, a native Torontonian, has

Published on: November 1st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

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