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Software horizons: Profitable growth

September 5, 2022 5-MINUTE READ

Balance: The secret component of profitable growth

Industry Sector Enterprise Value to Revenue (EV/R)

Source: CapIQ - Accenture Analysis.

A dramatic shift in market dynamics

Software companies balance against the Rule of 40

Balance limit at +/- 5%. | Source: Accenture analysis.

One industry, four generations

*Last 12 months **Operational efficiency score: Revenue growth compared to Total Operating Expenses. Scale: 0.00x - 1.00x | Accenture analysis.

Growth barriers and opportunities

Four keys to unlock profitable growth

About the authors

Prem Ananthakrishnan

Managing Director, Software & Platforms


Christian Kelly

Managing Director – Software & Platforms


Kevan Yalowitz

Managing Director – Software & Platforms Strategy


Stephanie Gorski

Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Software & Platforms


Paul Johnson

Senior Principal – Accenture Research


Josh Matz

Associate Manager – Research, Software & Platforms


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