August 27, 2015

Accenture Secures Leader Position On Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix for Life Sciences Digital IT

NEW YORK; August 27, 2015 – Accenture has been named a leader for life sciences digital information technology (IT) in Everest Group’s recent report: Life Sciences Digital IT Services – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015: Scaling the Next Frontier. The report assessed 15 life science digital IT service providers based on their market successes and life sciences digital IT delivery capabilities. Accenture received the highest positioning.

Life Sciences Digital IT Services – Service Provider Landscape
with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015: Scaling the Next Frontier

“The digital Kool-Aid is sweeping the technology sphere, and life sciences customers are increasingly looking at vertical contextualization to realize true benefits,” said Abhishek Singh, Practice Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences IT Services, Everest Group. “Accenture combines its distinctive focus on digital services with expertise across the life sciences value chain to provide a compelling value proposition for clients."

The report emphasizes the increasing importance of drivers of digital adoption in life sciences companies worldwide, the digitization needs in the life sciences industry value chain and a focus of life science buyers on digitization. The report argues that as a result, life science companies are demanding analytics, data consolidation and infrastructure and application modernization services.

“To capture the bigger prize offered by digital, companies from within and outside the traditional life sciences industry are embracing digital and are dramatically changing the healthcare industry,” said Anne O’Riordan, industry managing director, Accenture Life Sciences. “It is a ‘both-and’ proposition. It is about both growth and efficiency and creating new combinations of information, business resources and digital technologies to produce innovative outcomes.”

Read more about the Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix for Digital IT Service Providers.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 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$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is

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