Accenture named a leader in supply chain ecosystems services
April 27, 2021
Accenture has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Supply Chain All Other Ecosystems Services 2021 Vendor Assessment.
This assessment looks at a range of supply chain technology ecosystems other than SAP and Oracle (which have their own dedicated assessments). It mentions that Accenture supports a broad range of vendors in the SCM space: “Notable vendors include Blue Yonder, Coupa-Llama soft, Kinaxis, o9, OMP, Infor, E2open, and Anaplan”.
The report highlights Accenture’s strengths across these multiple technology ecosystems, especially its end-to-end transformative approach and its focus on delivering value at speed and scale for clients through long-term responsive relationships.
Accenture’s ability to support a supply chain transformation end-to-end—from strategy to operating model design to day-to-day operations—is also recognized, as is its ability to help companies to transform linear supply chains into digital supply networks that are responsive, efficient, sustainable, customer-centric, and resilient.
Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain All Other Ecosystems Services 2021 Vendor Assessment, by Simon Ellis, March 2021, IDC #US47537120
The 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 icons.
Why Accenture was named a leader
The report highlights Accenture’s strengths as
The company's end-to-end transformative approach and a focus on delivering value at speed and scale for clients through long-term responsive relationships
Breadth and depth of the company’s services delivered together through end-to-end solutions (strategy and consulting, technology, and operations) and ecosystem partners.
Reach of the company's global footprint and relationships, connecting across the technology ecosystem and combining with its intellectual property to solve critical industry supply chain problems unleashing the end-to-end value chain.
Ability to bring together experienced people and the latest technologies in immersive innovation spaces to help clients think creatively about supply chain digital transformation powered by data, AI, and cloud, thus enabling efficiencies, new growth, and better customer experiences.
"When viewed comprehensively, Accenture delivers total value — value in terms of not just price but also the security that it delivers reliably and successfully, having done so repeatedly for a great number of clients and projects worldwide"
— IDC Marketscape Worldwide Supply Chain All Other Ecosystems Services 2021 Vendor Assessment