June 20, 2012

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Business Analytics Business Process Outsourcing Services, According to International Data Corporation (IDC) MarketScape Report

NEW YORK; June 20, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a leader in business analytics business process outsourcing (BPO), according to the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services 2012 Vendor Analysis.” 1

The IDC MarketScape report evaluated the offerings and capabilities of 10 business analytics BPO vendors and evaluated them based on potential key strategy measures for success in two primary categories: current capabilities and future strategy. Accenture is positioned as a leader based on IDC’s evaluation of vendors who possess the best strategic combination of capabilities to continue to be successful in today’s ecosystem and has the right set of strategic initiatives to maintain and grow their capabilities in the future.

“Accenture’s leadership position in the IDC MarketScape report is a reflection of our ability to apply our industry and domain expertise, our knowledge of our client’s business operations, and our proprietary BPO Navigator analytics dashboard to help our clients gain critical business insights,” said Mike Salvino, group chief executive of BPO at Accenture. “As an industry leader in defining and driving fourth generation BPO, we can help turn those insights into actions that help our clients improve their business performance and deliver better outcomes.”

1 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services, doc #234937, May 2012

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 246,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) 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. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors

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