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Accenture, Duke University partner on advanced analytics development

The thing to remember about big data is that it is not a stand-alone specialty. Rather it is becoming the backbone of every specialty. The challenge is twofold. First, how to quickly bring every discipline up to speed on these new big data tools and techniques. Secondly, how to get big data experts and vendors in sync with the very different needs of each discipline. Smart partnerships are often the ideal way to accomplish both. 

Spotlight: Accenture, Cisco among initial board members of Wireless IoT Forum

Accenture, BT and Cisco are among the initial board members of the Wireless IoT Forum, which is working to promote the adoption of wireless wide-area networking technology in both licensed and...

BYOD fueling growth in enterprise mobile app development services, says TechNavio

The BYOD trend in the enterprise is fueling demand for enterprise mobile apps to make employees' personal devices more productive at work. Market research firm TechNavio forecasts a 13 percent compound annual growth rate for the market through 2019.

Accenture launches democratized advanced analytics applications platform

Accenture launched an advanced analytics applications platform consisting of industry- and function-specific advanced analytics applications aimed at fully democratized use. This means that business users, C-Suite decision-makers and data scientists can use the applications with equal ease albeit at different skill levels.

Accenture, Oracle extend partnership to form new cloud business unit

Oracle and Accenture have shaken hands on a new agreement that will see the two companies form a joint business group to "help customers embrace the cloud."

Mobility goes hand-in-hand with other enterprise tech

Mobility can't be consider in isolation from other tech that is transforming the enterprise.It must be implemented hand-in-hand with big data, cloud and social media to realize the full potential for employee productivity and corporate growth.

Workers, machines will work closely in the enterprise of the future, predicts Accenture

Despite dire predictions that smart machines will replace humans, the workplace of the future will likely see workers and machines working closely together, predicts consulting firm Accenture in its new Technology Vision 2015 report.

Steps to empower field workers with context-aware services

Context-aware services can leverage the mobile devices field service workers carry with them and the data that is generated by those devices and by other sources to improve their performance and better satisfy customers.

Consumers fear wearables privacy loss, unless the price is right

Wearables seem to be all the rage on tech media catwalks, but not so much with the general public. The problem: concerns about privacy. Still, offer consumers coupons or discounts, or help them with health and lifestyle maintenance, and you're half way there.

Brits lead in mobility adoption, confidence

When it comes to investments in and satisfaction with mobile adoption, the Brits lead the world.