June 01, 2016

Accenture Achieves Highest Leader Placement and Star Performer Title in Everest Group 2016 PEAK Matrix™ Report for Analytics Business Process Services

Superior analytics talent, end-to-end capabilities, advanced analytics alliances and flexible offerings are highlighted among many strengths

NEW YORK; June 1, 2016 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) commitment and strong momentum in delivering innovative analytics services to clients has been recognized in Everest Group’s recent report: Analytics Business Process Services – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. In the report, Accenture achieved the highest leader placement across the market success and the capability axis and was identified as a star performer based on its strong year-over-year movement in the matrix.

Everest Group’s Analytics Business Process Services – Service Provider Landscape
with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016

For the Analytics Business Process Services (BPS) report, Everest Group researched 18 companies that provide analytics-focused business process services on four key areas: performance, experience, ability and knowledge (PEAK). Service providers were then positioned on the PEAK Matrix based on the evaluation of two key dimensions: market success and delivery capability.

According to the Everest Group, the global analytics business process services market continues to grow at a fast pace and represents a global market size of around $4.5 billion. Rajesh Ranjan, Partner, Everest Group, states: “Buyer needs are evolving and service providers need to leverage domain expertise, analytics technology and the IoT, and productize solutions to align with their new priorities. Accenture is a major player across most geographies and our comprehensive assessment identified the company 2016 Analytics BPS Star Performer in the Leaders category due to its demonstrated momentum in attaining market success and providing clients with analytics talent and capabilities that can be tailored to provide the most value.”

Supporting Accenture’s leader position and star performer title, the report emphasizes Accenture’s large analytics talent pool, end-to-end analytics capabilities and full spectrum of analytics business services, impressive suite of industry-specific and cross- industry analytics platforms, and significant investments in Accenture innovation centers, acquisitions, academic alliances with MIT and Duke, and relationships with emerging players in the advanced analytics space.

“In today’s data-centric, digital-first world, clients are increasingly looking to Accenture for help with how to become insight-driven enterprises,” said Narendra Mulani, chief analytics officer, Accenture Analytics. “Accenture follows an outcome-driven approach to analytics and collaborates with its clients to find the most effective and fastest route to change and value. As every client has its own unique challenges and goals, we developed an analytics EQ that crosses individual industries, business functions and specialty areas to help our clients achieve what’s most important to them and their business.”

“Accenture’s ongoing market leadership is a reflection of our continued investment in analytics talent and technology and our ability to embed descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics into each of our business process offerings,” said Kaushal Mody, managing director of Delivery Excellence and Innovation, Accenture Operations. “By plugging into our standalone, industry and function-specific analytics capabilities, we are helping our global clients to identify trends and insights that can provide competitive advantage and deliver business outcomes.”

Read more about the Analytics Business Process Services – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016: here.

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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