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The Accenture Innovation Index creates a national benchmark for innovation in South Africa. We bring the best of Accenture, DaVinci and TransUnion to assess the innovation capabilities of companies entering the Index. The winners create a national showcase of the most innovative companies.ABOUT THE INDEX ENTER NOW
The Accenture Innovation Conference is an exclusive, glittering event that celebrates fresh thinking and doing, bringing some of the most inspiring and innovative companies and individuals to the podium to share their winning approaches. Accenture Innovation Index winners and finalists will be invited to attend this event to showcase their achievements.ABOUT THE CONFERENCE 2016 HIGHLIGHTS
The Index is designed to provide a national benchmark for innovation, providing businesses and policymakers with an authoritative and objective snapshot of the state of innovation within their organisations and in South Africa.
In partnership with the Da Vinci Institute and TransUnion, Accenture applies best practice research approaches to provide a confidential customised innovation diagnostic report that identifies each participant's innovation strengths and weaknesses; benchmarks their innovation within their industries; and presents strategies that may help them gain competitive advantage. The programme culminates in the Accenture Innovation Conference where the findings of the Index are presented and the winners are announced. The Index also allows participants to submit concepts for consideration in the Innovation Conference showcase and awards.
Participation is open to all South African organisations—small, medium and large; listed or non-listed; NGO; public or private—with a commercialised product, process or service.
Meet, connect with, and be inspired by leading global, African and local thought leaders and their leading-edge thinking and insights.
Clarify and measure all aspects of your organisation's innovation capability.
Each organisation who completes the survey will receive their custom digital diagnostic. Harness untapped opportunities to prolong the lifespan and enhance the impact of your innovative concepts and capabilities.
Enhance your attractiveness as an employer by being acknowledged as an innovative organisation.
Extend your business network and gain exposure to other prominent business leaders by participating in the Accenture Innovation Index and attending the Accenture Innovation Conference.
Help cultivate an innovation psyche in South Africa-a national imperative for growth and job creation.
Get maximum exposure and recognition as an innovator.
Complete a quick registration form online. Next, we will contact you to welcome you to the programme and explain the next steps and information required.
There are two parts to the survey. Section one looks at innovation in all areas of your organisation. Section two is an optional section where you may choose to submit an innovative concept, such as a project, product, service or process, for consideration. Concepts must be commercialised and in the market from one day to three years, and should be proudly South African.
The organisations found to be most innovative will be invited to showcase their innovations at the Accenture Innovation Conference. The Da Vinci Institute and TransUnion, along with innovation practitioners from across the South African marketplace, will adjudicate entries. Award winners will be announced on the day of the Accenture Innovation Conference.
This report will identify your organisation's innovation gaps and strengths, provide a benchmark, and include strategies that may help you gain competitive advantage.
On 12 October 2016, Accenture hosted 300 executives, small business owners, government policy makers, institutional decision-makers, heads of academia and opinion shapers, who came to hear an outstanding line-up of international speakers talk about how innovation can disrupt, change and drive organisations and countries.
The Accenture Innovation Index 2016 winners were announced and the key findings from the research discussed. Watch the video below to recapture highlights from the Conference, including inspiring quotes from the speakers and comments from the panel.
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