NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned as a "Leader" in IDC's recently
published report, "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics
Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2014 Vendor Assessment".1
According to IDC's report, Accenture was recognized by clients as having
a strong ability to provide functional and industry insights and
integrate project and client teams.
The IDC report represents a global vendor assessment of business
analytics (BA) consulting and systems integration (C&SI) services firms,
measuring both qualitative and quantitative characteristics of success.
IDC evaluated and analyzed 12 vendors in the BA and C&SI market using a
rigorous scoring methodology, producing a competitive assessment of each
vendor's current market capabilities and strategies.
"Accenture's designation as a leader in IDC's recent analytics
consulting MarketScape report is an outstanding result and a testament
to the improved business insights we have been able to help our clients
achieve," said Narendra Mulani, senior managing director, Accenture
Analytics. "It is particularly rewarding to receive the highest client
reference scores as that is a direct reflection of the value we are
delivering for them. We look forward to continuing to provide clients
with the right analytics tools to make better, information-based
decisions and improve their overall business outcomes."
In the report, IDC highlights key factors for vendors to succeed in BA
and C&SI, including talent management, life cycle of business analytics
services, services portfolio strength and vendor strategies. The report
notes that Accenture's industry expertise, tools and methodologies, and
the breadth and depth of the company's analytics portfolio were
differentiating factors that separated Accenture from the other
Accenture Analytics' comprehensive analytics portfolio covers
industry-specific offerings (e.g., banking),
cross-industry offerings (e.g., big
data, in-memory solutions) and functional solutions (e.g., sales
and customer service).
1IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting
and Systems Integration Services 2014 Vendor Assessment, doc #248172,
May 2014. Click here
to access the full report.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, with approximately 289,000 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
Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture
Digital, delivers insight-driven outcomes at scale to help
organizations improve their performance. With deep industry, functional,
business process and technical experience, Accenture Analytics develops
innovative consulting and outsourcing services for clients to help
ensure they receive returns on their analytics investments. For more
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and visit www.accenture.com/analytics.
About IDC MarketScape
MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview
of the competitive fitness of IT, telecommunications, or
industry-specific 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,
telecommunications, or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully
compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a
transparent foundation to allow companies to independently compare the
strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.