August 06, 2018
Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Next-Generation SAP® Products Service Providers
 
Receives highest score in ‘Current Offering’ category in independent research firm’s report
 
NEW YORK; Aug. 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Forrester’s latest report1 on next-generation SAP products service providers.
 
The report, “Forrester Wave™: Services Providers for Next-Generation SAP® Products,” states that “Accenture differentiates through scale, track record, and big bets on future tech” and that “Accenture’s strategy clearly reflects its commitment to grow its SAP practice and co-create solutions throughout SAP’s solution portfolio.” It also notes that “Accenture retains its status as a top choice for large, complex, transformative SAP projects,” adding that “…customers praised Accenture’s ability to deliver in a change-averse environment and at speed…”
 
Of the 13 vendors evaluated, Accenture received the highest score in the ‘Current Offering’ category. The report also notes that Accenture has also invested in an extensive network of innovation centers, studios and centers of excellence across the globe, including Liquid Studios dedicated to Leonardo for rapidly developing new SAP® Leonardo apps.
 
“Our longstanding relationship with SAP has led to unique collaborations and solutions based on SAP S/4HANA® and SAP Leonardo to help clients make the right investments, navigate complexity and realize value quickly,” said Christophe Mouille, senior managing director and Global SAP Business Group Lead at Accenture. “We’re thrilled to be recognized by Forrester as a leader in next-generation SAP product service providers, as we continue to develop our SAP portfolio. One example is the recently launched Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform, which brings together Accenture’s leading industry solutions, intelligent technologies and SAP® Model Company services to fast-track enterprise transformation.”
 
As part of an alliance that spans over 40 years, Accenture and SAP have been collaborating since 2016 to accelerate development of SAP S/4HANA as well as industry and line-of-business solutions based on the business suite. This collaboration, known as Project F1, has resulted in differentiated solutions that drive intelligent enterprise transformation with flexible delivery options for cloud deployment.  
 
The full Forrester report is available here.
 
Accenture has the world’s largest team skilled in SAP solutions and services, with more than 47,000 practitioners globally, and has received 38 SAP Pinnacle Awards for excellence in developing innovative SAP solutions that help clients run their businesses better and more efficiently.
 
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The Forrester Wave™: Services Providers For Next-Generation SAP Products, Q2 2018, by Liz Herbert and Amanda LeClair with Stephen Powers, Sara Sjoblom, and Andrew Reese
 
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