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ANALYST REPORT


Accenture positioned as a leader in worldwide industry cloud professional services

Accenture positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape for worldwide industry cloud professional services.

Overview

Accenture was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Industry Cloud Professional Services 2016 Vendor Assessment.

IDC evaluated vendors on three strategy criteria (offering, go-to-market and business strategy) and three capabilities criteria (offering, go-to-market and business capabilities), each with four sub-criteria.

© Copyright IDC. Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Industry Cloud Professional Services 2016 Vendor Assessment, by Eric Newmark, June 2016, IDC Doc # CA40525216.

READ THE ACCENTURE EXCERPT

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.

OUR STRENGTHS

According to the IDC MarketScape, Accenture was named a Leader due to our:

  • Large quantity and breadth of industry cloud engagements (Accenture helped develop a large number of industry clouds across 12 different industries and three different continents as of December 2015)
  • High ratings in industry cloud expertise and overall value delivery relative to other vendors discussed in this study and based on feedback from multiple customer references

ABOUT IDC MARKETSCAPE

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.