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Could This Be The Secret To Hiring More Women And People Of Color?

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business

More companies are opening up about just how white and male they really are, taking the necessary first step in solving their diversity problem:...

The Case For Doing 1-On-1 Meetings With Yourself

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business

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Bet Big on People. Gaining Competitive Advantage with a "Liquid Workforce."

Ellyn Shook | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Ellyn Shook

Every business--whether selling products, services or ideas--is a digital business. "Opting out" of the digital revolution is not a choice. It is her...

My Top 10 Takeaways From the World Economic Forum 2016

Ellyn Shook | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Ellyn Shook

Every business is a digital business - there is no "opting out." And, the digital revolution has only just begun. To quote our Chairman and CEO, Pierre Nanterme, "Digital is the main reason just over half of the companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since the year 2000."

Industry Leaders Discuss Digital Workforce Of The Future At Davos

The Huffington Post | Ethan Fedida | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business

How will the digital age transform your workplace? That is the question, among others, a group of industry leaders will work to answer during a panel ...

The Future of Work Is Now

Ellyn Shook | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Ellyn Shook

Humans are the differentiator in the digital age. I'm very optimistic that we can harness the power of digital in a way so that the company, the customer, the community and the individual all thrive.

At Hands of Luce Leader, ShapeU Becomes FitMango

Jim Luce | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Jim Luce

The Johns Hopkins undergraduate students behind ShapeU are changing the name of their fitness technology startup to FitMango, according to founder and...

Empowering Young Girls to Become the Future Leaders of the Digital Era

HuffPost UK | Christine Roberts | Posted 11.12.2015 | Technology

Over the past few years, we've seen the technology industry in the North East thrive and I think it's safe to say that the area has established itself...

Here's The Most Important Skill One Top Executive Says You Need

Business Insider | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact

Professional-services-firm Accenture has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best companies to work for seven years in a row. So as one can imagin...

Ellyn Shook On Team Building: Women Who Lead

92Y On Demand | Staff | Posted 11.07.2015 | Women

“The days of the culture of the stars is over,” says Ellyn Shook, Chief Human Resources Officer at Accenture. As Ellyn explains, teamwork is key t...

Transgender, At The Office

BBC | Ronald Alsop | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When Renee McLaughlin transitioned from a man to a woman two years ago, she figured she might have to resign from her post at health insurer, Cigna, b...

Accenture Latest Family-Friendly Company Offering Expanded Benefits

TheStreet | Rhonda Schaffler | Posted 11.07.2015 | Women

In another win for working parents, Accenture (ACN - Get Report) is the latest company offering more family-friendly benefits to its employees. The...

A Former Accenture Exec, Once Homeless, Leads The National Guard's Efforts To Quell The Baltimore Riots

Fortune | Patricia Sellers | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women

Linda Singh has an extraordinary dual career. She has served as a managing director at consulting giant Accenture and a Major General in the U.S. Army...

How Early Education Can Close The Gender Gap In STEM

Fortune | Roxanne Taylor | Posted 11.07.2015 | Women

Education. There are just not enough women graduating with the science, technology, engineering and math skills needed to become the next generation o...

Why Jargon Has Prevailed: Consultants, MBAs, and the Management Scientists

Phil Simon | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

Over the years, many critics have attacked Taylor's theory. Today you're unlikely to meet one of his acolytes, but Taylor remains an influential if controversial figure a century after his death. Perhaps Taylorism's crowning achievement was that it represented the earliest known attempt to apply science to the field of management. Even now this is an open debate: Is management a true science?

Accenture Just Upped The Ante On Benefits For New Moms And Dads

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business

A management consultant’s life typically involves a lot of travel to see clients. It can be a fun perk when you’re young, just starting o...

Maintaining the Creative Edge: An Interview With Ben Lamm of Chaotic Moon

Phil Simon | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

Creativity is a culture, and it has to come from our project managers, our QA leads, our solutions architects, our engineers, and our designers. Everywhere.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How Former Consultants Turned Startup Founders Will and Fei Are Tackling the Quarter Life Crisis

David Ongchoco | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

You can call them the hipsters, the millennials, the crazy ones, the ex-consultants, the immigrants but the Quarter Life Crisis (QLC) team has found a problem they want to solve.

Why You Should Get A Flip Phone In 2015

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology

So, you want to break your iPhone addiction, but you still need to be in touch at work or with family. What do you do?  Apparently, you...

Dread Performance Reviews? This Company's Getting Rid Of Them

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business

  Is the era of employee performance reviews and rankings coming to an end? That’s the question buzzing in the air this week after Accentu...

Going Against the Flow: Andrew Levy, Co-Founder & CEO of Crittercism

Charu Sharma | Posted 01.02.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Andrew has been co-founder and CEO of Crittercism since 2011, where Andrew and his team provide the world's leading mobile application performance man...

Jobs for Youth: A Winning Strategy to End Global Poverty

Bill Reese | Posted 12.08.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

The world's young people -- both this generation and the next -- will face a truly stark reality unless a far higher level of attention, resources, and commitment to action is mustered to combat rising youth unemployment.

How Tech Innovation Leads To Sustainable Solutions In Developing Nations

Lauren Woodman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact
Lauren Woodman

It seems as if the days of manually doing routine tasks such as shopping and health care are slowly fizzling into obsolescence. People in both developed and developing countries are reshaping their daily lives and interactions as digital technology becomes intertwined with their everyday activities.

International Development Is Changing and So Is What Makes Good Business

Gib Bulloch | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Gib Bulloch

It involves government, local and national; it involves a not-for-profit and it involves a private company with detailed knowledge of a specific technology and the willingness to adapt it to a specific requirement.

Become More Highly-Valued

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

For some of us asking is hard, but giving feels natural. Yet a healthy relationship, over time, is where both feel strengthened by the mutual support they experience together.