According to IDC analysis and buyer perception, Accenture is an IDC MarketScape leader worldwide in Enterprise Mobility Consulting. The report issued in May 2013 represents IDC's opinion on vendors that are well positioned today through current capabilities and those that are best positioned to gain market share over the next few years.
In naming Accenture as a leader in Enterprise Mobility Consulting services, IDC wrote: “Accenture helps its clients embrace mobility as a strategy to deliver real, measurable, and sustainable improvements in performance. Accenture Mobility combines technology capabilities, deep industry experience, world-class processes, proprietary assets, and infrastructure to improve business processes and enable its clients to reach new heights of growth, efficiency, and innovation. Accenture's end-to-end mobility solutions — including consulting, software services, managed services, and business integration services — can be delivered globally at scale in any market and across any industry”.
IDC specifically noted three areas of strength for Accenture: Capability to provide industry insights and competence; Capability to provide technical insights and competence; and breadth and depth of vertical-specific solutions.
SOURCE: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Consulting 2013 Vendor Analysis, by Ali Zaidi and Gard Little, May 2013, IDC #241030,
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT 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. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles. Vendor year-over-year growth rate relative to the given market is indicated by a plus, neutral or minus next to the vendor name.