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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...

Julie Sweet Of Accenture Discusses The Move To The Cloud

Fox Business Network | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact

"Well, it goes back to first innovation, so most of the new applications the new ways of whether it is going to it is digital tran...

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 11.07.2015 | Gay 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.

Gerry Smith

How A Government Computer Glitch Forced Thousands Of Families To Go Hungry | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.27.2014 | Technology

Camilla Lewis and her son, Jamarri, did not receive food stamp payments for three months. (Photo: Gerry Smith/Huffington Post) WAKE FOREST, N.C...

IWD 2014: Building Career Capital

John Gerzema | Posted 05.17.2014 | Impact
John Gerzema

The leader that has what it takes to thrive in this socially inter-dependent era is a far cry from the command-and-control myth of the past.

The Four Things You Must Know Before Discussing Energy at Davos This Year

Peter Gardett | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Peter Gardett

Energy is a core part of any economy's performance, but the picture is more complicated than the one that traditionally divides the globe into exporters like Saudi Arabia and importers like Japan.

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2013

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

This year, like recent years, saw some continuation of big trends: with a few exceptions, the international policy community keeps failing to come to a meaningful agreement on climate change.

Kathryn Sollmann: Why Freelancers May Have the Best of Both Worlds

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

At any age, freelance work also gives you the room to breathe, to pursue passions other than work, to take your foot on and off the gas pedal as life evolves and to have full flexibility to attend every school play or game.

Troubleshooting The Need For More Girls In STEM

Julie Kantor | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Julie Kantor

The goal is to move the needle of young girls pursuing STEM degrees, staying in the workforce and understanding that women and men in STEM careers that have carved out their place again have custom-built great fulfilling jobs.