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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.

An 'Everyday Bank' has to be mobile

Simply creating mobile-friendly versions of existing products and services will not be enough for banks to fend off challenges from non-bank competitors, such as PayPal, Google, Amazon and Square. That is the conclusion of a new report by Accenture on digital banking.

News Scan: Accenture, others lead mADTMI market; Mobile search gets local;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 1, including the rush for companies to get involved in mADTMI, the effect local search will have on mobile adspend, the explosion in the NFC chip market, the rapid gains in the mobile POS market and where location-based services are heading in Europe.

Majority of highest performing IT teams deploy enterprise app stores, says Accenture

More than half of the highest performing IT teams have deployed enterprise app stores, according to Accenture.

High-performing IT organizations embrace, support BYOD, says Accenture

High performers in IT encourage and support their employees in using their own mobile devices at work, according to Accenture's fourth high-performance IT research report.

Most organizations kidding themselves on social collaboration technology

When it comes to social collaboration technology, many organizations that claim to use it aren't really doing so, and many others that do aren't using it to its full potential.

The ROI in big data analytics

In other words, the problem in not achieving a decent ROI, or any ROI at all, lies not in the analytics tools, but with the data silos and the shortage of talent.