July 26, 2017

Accenture Named Leader in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Services

NEW YORK; July 26, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the recently published IDC MarketScape, “Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*.” Accenture was the only services provider to remain a Leader from the previous report published in 2015. Click here to view an excerpt of the report.

The report highlights Accenture’s ability to drive innovation at scale, stating that Accenture is a well-suited partner for clients “looking for end-to-end digital transformation solutions that include not only experience strategy and design but also the enablement of underlying digital technology.”

The 2017 report assessed Accenture and nine other providers in the digital transformation information technology consulting and systems integration services market. IDC MarketScape is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain the success of a vendor in the marketplace.

The report also states, “Buyers rate Accenture highly for the appropriateness and execution of its delivery model and customer service capability and the way it manages its resources during customer projects. Similarly, IDC rates Accenture highly in terms of its offerings/functionality road map, its innovation/R&D pace and productivity, and its end-to-end life cycle of digital services portfolio.”

Accenture named a leader in the @IDC MarketScape for #digital transformation

“Being recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a Leader in digital transformation is further proof of Accenture’s ability to help clients harness the full potential of digital services,” said Mike Sutcliff, group chief executive, Accenture Digital. “Today, clients are looking to digitally transform their businesses, provide seamless customer and employee experiences and disrupt in their markets. Accenture is uniquely equipped to help them embrace digital change -- by tapping into new technologies, a vast ecosystem, and talent – and unlock its benefits to transform their organizations.”

“Accenture continues to lead in digital transformation, and its current offerings and alignment with the needs of its clients meant it placed ahead of all competitors on our Capabilities axis,” said Ali Zaidi, research director, IDC. “Accenture can provide solutions not only in experience strategy and design but also the enablement of the underlying digital technology. They are uniquely positioned with their strong industry knowledge and breadth of digital technology offerings to deliver true digital transformation – all at a global scale.”

Click here to view an excerpt of the report.

*doc# US41523517, June 2017

About Accenture Digital
Accenture Digital, comprised of Accenture Analytics, Accenture Interactive and Accenture Mobility, offers a comprehensive portfolio of business and technology services across digital marketing, mobility and analytics. From developing digital strategies to implementing digital technologies and running digital processes on their behalf, Accenture Digital helps clients leverage connected and mobile devices; extract insights from data using analytics; and enrich end-customer experiences and interactions, delivering tangible results from the virtual world and driving growth. To learn more about Accenture Digital, follow us @AccentureDigi and visit www.accenture.com/digital.

About Accenture
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) 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 411,000 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.

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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