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

In particular, the report notes how Accenture’s “full spectrum of end-to-end services to help SAP Supply Chain Management clients seamlessly transform to more customer-centered and responsible operations”.

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

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain SAP 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 IDC MarketScape report commends Accenture as a proven provider in the supply chain space, with a differentiated approach to SAP supply chain management characterized by a broad range of end-to-end industry services and SAP capabilities.

The report emphasizes Accenture’s competitive strengths:

  • Unmatched expertise and global reach spanning the full range of SAP solutions
  • Deep insights into the S/4 solution stack
  • Extensive experience integrating SAP's Intelligent Spend Management (ISM) digital platform, which provides an integrated total spend management solution and business networks with capabilities in supplier management, supplier risk, sourcing, contract management, spend analysis, buying and invoicing, contingent workforce, and supplier collaboration
  • Unique innovation architecture providing SAP co-innovation and co-delivery opportunities
  • Expertise from acquisitions such as Intrigo and Icon Integration, providing deep experience in supply chain transformations
"Accenture ensures the focus is on genuinely transforming how the business operates rather than merely implementing new technology in a silo."

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

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