Accenture has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Supply Chain Oracle Ecosystems Services 2021 Vendor Assessment.

The report highlights Accenture’s competitive strength as its “ability to understand and deliver enterprise solutions that span the people, process, and technology needs of clients with the transformative power of data”.

The report also notes Accenture’s ability to support “all aspects of a supply chain transformation journey including designing the vision and strategy, architecting the operating model, unlocking value and delivering efficiency in supply chain operations, creating visibility through a control tower (essential in the new volatile business environment), and transforming linear supply chains into digital supply networks that are responsive, efficient, sustainable, customer-centric, and resilient”.

IDC MarketScape’s 2021 Worldwide Supply Chain Services Vendor Assessment shows Accenture’s strength in both Oracle capabilities and Oracle strategy

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Oracle Ecosystems Services 2021 Vendor Assessment, by Simon Ellis, March 2021, IDC #US47537020

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

Accenture is recognized as a proven provider in the supply chain space, with a differentiated end-to-end approach that helps companies unlock the full value that Oracle SCM Cloud can provide:

  • Unlike many competitors, Accenture does not treat a supply chain transformation as a pure technology change nor does the company tackle it in a siloed way.
  • Accenture sees the adoption of cloud accelerating over the next three to five years and is making a $3 billion investment over a three-year period to help clients move to cloud computing faster.
  • Relationship and interaction with Oracle client sales teams make a positive contribution to overall success.
  • Being in contact and partnering early in the client communications and interactions helps ensure a better understanding of the Oracle SCM Cloud and improve the client expectations and experience.
  • The company has the ability to scale globally, with depth across the globe and brings the power of One Accenture across strategy and consulting, technology, and operations with over 70,000 cloud professionals with technical, change management, and deep industry skills.
"Accenture’s … strength lies in bringing all the pieces together (both across clients’ supply chain functions and across the whole transformation process from strategy to continuous improvement)"

— IDC MarketScape Worldwide Supply Chain Oracle Ecosystems Services 2021 Vendor Assessment

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