NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the recently
published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oil and Gas Professional Services
2014 Vendor Assessment1 by IDC Energy Insights. The only
company to receive this distinction for two consecutive reports,
Accenture was recognized for providing services including business and
IT consulting, systems integration, IT outsourcing, business process
outsourcing, and application development and management, as well as
solutions unique to energy firms.
The report assessed many leading professional service firms' strategies
and capabilities in meeting specific needs of the oil and gas industry
with offerings in industry segments, such as upstream, midstream,
downstream and retail.
"The new IDC MarketScape report reflects our longstanding role as a
trusted leader in helping oil and gas companies achieve their goals for
safer, more productive and cost-effective operations," said Andrew
Smart, global managing director, Accenture
Energy industry group. "Our offerings are based on a rigorous
analysis of current and future oil and gas needs across all segments of
the industry and are vital to our clients' ability to drive better
The latest IDC MarketScape report analyzes the offerings and
capabilities of 12 oil and gas services providers, focusing on how they
help clients improve performance, achieve IT-enabled business benefits
and reduce costs. Accenture was cited as a leader in the report for its
unique ability to bring together strategy, digital, IT and business
process outsourcing, as well as its ability to develop innovative
services and solutions for future growth, all on a global scale.
"Leading oil and gas companies will be looking to their service
providers to help them innovate and improve their performance in the
coming years," said Jill Feblowitz, vice president, IDC Energy Insights,
Oil and Gas. "The good news is that professional services firms have
made great strides in building their oil and gas-specific capabilities
the past two years."
You can access the IDC MarketScape page here.
Energy Insights, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oil and Gas Professional
Services 2014 Vendor Assessment, (Doc #EI249425) June 2014.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with more than 293,000 people serving clients in
more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience,
comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions,
and extensive research on the world's most successful companies,
Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance
businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of
US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page
About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview
of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications
technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology
utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and
quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of
each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a
clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities
and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and
telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework
also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the
strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.