June 27, 2017

Accenture Named Star Performer and Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Independent Testing Services Report 2017

NEW YORK; June 27, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a ‘Star Performer’ and a ‘Leader’ in the Everest Group 2017 PEAK Matrix™ Report for Independent Testing Services. Accenture strengthened its positioning in this year’s report, which evaluates 22 leading independent testing services providers on four key areas: performance, experience, ability and knowledge.

“Cloud, digital, and security-related services, all powered by New IT, are transforming the way things are being tested to drive greater productivity and accelerate business agility,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Services. “Accenture helps clients leverage the power of New IT and shift to continuous testing to anticipate and respond to change faster. It is an honor for us to be recognized by the Everest Group as a Leader that enables enterprises to be more intelligent, automated, adaptable and future-ready.”

Accenture’s designation as a Star Performer is based on positive year-over-year movement on the PEAK Matrix. In the report, Accenture was recognized for experiencing “above-average growth in revenue over the last year and notable enterprise adoption with large customer wins.” Further, the report cited Accenture for its “enhanced workforce skillsets to deliver large projects,” its “consulting-led model, combined with a strong partner ecosystem and automation portfolio,” as well as “notable investments in IP development leveraging next-generation technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve its QA services.”

“Applications play a significant role in helping organizations rotate to the New IT and provide seamless interactions for their customers,” said Kishore Durg, managing director and Global Testing Lead, Accenture. “Investments like Accenture myWizard, Accenture Touchless Testing Platform and our Omni Channel Platform, as well as the innovation we are driving with our ecosystem alliance partners, are helping companies shift to New IT, operate with speed and agility and achieve radical productivity.”

The Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Independent Testing Services Report presents the assessment and detailed profiles of 22 IT service providers featured on the independent testing services PEAK Matrix. Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix is a composite index of a range of distinct metrics related to a service provider’s scale, scope, technology/domain investments, delivery footprint, and resultant market success in the context of a given services function.

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 more than 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.

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