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Futureproofing is key to survival for large firms

Omar Abbosh of Accenture has warned big business that dragging their heels on the embracing of new technology will cost them dearly, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

16th July, 2017
Omar Abbosh, chief strategy officer at Accenture at Inspirefest 2017 Picture Conor McCabe

New technologies are coming – and large businesses and firms need to be agile if they don’t want to get left behind. That is the message of Omar Abbosh, chief strategy officer at consultancy giant Accenture.

Abbosh heads up Accenture’s innovation centre, known as the Dock, in Dublin. He said the nature of large firms left them open to avoiding the risks involved with new technologies.

“Big companies generally aren’t good...

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