Accenture has been named a leader in the 2020 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services Vendor Assessment. According to the report, Accenture is seen to excel at providing functional insights and competence, understanding clients’ unique business needs and meeting project timelines.

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 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.

IDC MarketScape worldwide business consulting services

Source: "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2020 Vendor Assessment", by Gard Little and Bjoern Stengel, May 2020, IDC # US45629620

Accenture’s rotation to “the New” – digital, cloud and security services – has proven the company’s ability to identify and scale new opportunities in strategic, high-growth areas of the market and deliver industry-specific and cross-industry knowledge for its clients.

— IDC MARKETSCAPE 2020



Our clients have spoken

A key component of the IDC MarketScape evaluation is clients’ perceptions of their providers’ advisory and implementation capabilities across three main areas:

  • Strategy consulting
  • Operational improvement consulting
  • Change and organization consulting

Within these areas, clients were asked to rate their providers on how well they help them develop digital products and services, transform critical processes, and adapt to change and become more agile.

Our differentiated strengths

According to the report, six capabilities are highlighted as differentiators for Accenture:

  • Deep industry and functional expertise
  • Applied intelligence, data-infused analytics and insights, and design capabilities
  • Continuous innovation and agility at scale
  • Global scale and ecosystem relationships
  • “The New” that is now core
  • Ability to deliver value for clients


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