NEW YORK; May 7, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Oracle Application Services Providers by Forrester Research, Inc., a leading industry analyst firm. Accenture received the highest scores in numerous criteria, including Cloud deployment for Oracle, Experience with Next-Gen Oracle Products, Global Delivery, Co-Innovation and Client Base and Engagements.
The report, entitled “The Forrester Wave™: Oracle Application Services Providers, Q1 2014,” ranks nine companies on a “comprehensive set of evaluation criteria” that included conducting user need assessments and vendor and expert interviews. It measures companies against 35 criteria across three categories – current offering, strategy, and market presence. Accenture received the highest score in all three categories, as well as the highest score in client satisfaction.
“We focused on their capabilities in digital business – such as transformation consulting, mobility services, cloud, and mobile,” said a portion of the report. It goes on to state that, “Accenture stands apart in its work on next-gen products and focus on digital business… In many of these next-generation areas, Accenture has the deepest pool of talent (versus peer third-party systems integrators) and the most real-world client experience.”
“We are proud to be recognized by Forrester as a leader in Oracle application services,” said Derek Steelberg, global managing director of Oracle business for Accenture. “We continuously work with Oracle to help build innovative technology and industry solutions that can help accelerate the digital technology agendas of our clients. Our decades of experience and deep industry knowledge have helped us to build assets such as our Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle that can be unique and highly differentiated across industry, function, and technology.”
The report is available here.
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