) will provide the technology assistance to Shanghai
International Port Group Ltd. (SIPG) to improve its operations,
thereby strengthening its market position and supporting its
expansion across geogrpahies and services. Accenture will design
and build an information management platform, with the use of
analytics, which would in turn help SIPG improve the analysis of
operations and support its decision-making processes.
With the necessary help from Accenture, SIPG would be able to
shape up the future technology as well as business growth across
segments. The new information management platform will be
based on a set of key performance indicators selected by the
Accenture is planning to move into various business segments
and explore newer geographies. These include emerging markets
like India, the Philippines, China and Latin America. The company
is offering customized services and focusing on working with
These strategies will decrease the risks posed by the
slow-performing major economies, which currently provide around
80% of Accenture's total revenue.
We believe that constant deal wins are a great positive for
Accenture. Also, a survey by the outsourcing and consulting
services provider reveals that demand for its services from other
sectors, like healthcare companies, are increasing.
Apart from this, Accenture is also winning deals from the data
center segment, asdesigning data centers along with its business
model of data centre management and technology has always been
its strong point.Accenture started focusing on the data center
business to secure bigger deals.
Although frequent deal wins have helped the company,
competition from companies like
) continues to increase. Additionally, a strained spending
environment as well as significant exposure to Europe's weak
economy may temper growth to some extent.
Currently, Accenture has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Investors may also consider other stocks in the sector such as
Information Services Group
Franklin Covey Co.
). Both the companies carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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