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Accenture Innovation Awards 2014

De Accenture Innovation Awards is sinds de eerste editie acht jaar geleden uitgegroeid tot de jaarlijkse smeltkroes voor Nederlandse innovatie, kennis en wilskracht. ...
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Het lijkt er op dat het belang van duurzaamheid langzaam bij iedereen begint door te dringen in het dagelijks werken en leven. Dat is ook nodig omdat wat mij betreft de tijd van pilots wel voorbij is. ...
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Innovate like a startup

November 7th, 2014 by Pieter Paul van Oerle

accenture the next speaker blogpodiumWhy do startups innovate faster than larger companies?

Global companies are continuously changing. New companies are driven by growth, innovation and global reach. Startups and smaller companies innovate with the highest speed. They have lower costs than big companies, a better execution and are able to take high risks. Compared to larger companies, they have resources to deploy, hierarchies to scale and budgets to keep track of.

Companies such as Philips, Shell and Unilever are already adopting startup elements. In today’s volatile environment, there are many challenges ahead of us and we can learn from innovative startups. But, what are these challenges and what can we learn from them?

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The 2020 Media and Entertainment Consumer

November 11th, 2014 by Pieter Paul van Oerle

media consument 2020 accenture blogpodiumWhat do TV’s, smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, Google Glass, fridges, thermostats and laundry machines have in common? In 2020 they will all be connected, smart and completely tuned into your needs. And what do Netflix, iTunes, Spotify, eLinea, Blendle and Uber have in common? With each of them, the digital consumer is central in everything they do and with every decision they take.

Partly because of this, they have been able to shake up entire industries. The Internet of Things is here to stay and has the potential to again disrupt several sectors. This has become painfully clear to many publishers, retailers and recently even taxi companies. With that knowledge, this blog is looking into the future to the digital consumer of 2020 – and what impact these consumers will have on the media and entertainment companies of today.

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