Julie Sweet, the Chief Executive Officer of Accenture North America knows firsthand that consulting has come a long way.

"This is not your father's consulting anymore." 

There has been a seismic shift from the days of (over) paying the consultants to come in and analyze a company's systems and processes to now responding to their needs for digital, cloud and security procedures.

Over last four years Accenture Plc (ACN) went from a very small digital, cloud and security practice to now having over 50% of the business involved in it, says Sweet, a former partner in the corporate department of the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. 

Here, she tells us about the 3 A's that her clients need to focus on, so listen in.

 

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