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Accenture is a Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Market Report for 2018

Accenture is a leader in both market impact and vision and capability.

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Accenture has been recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing (PO) BPO Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix TM Assessment 2018.


According to the report, Accenture is a Leader in both market impact (market adoption, portfolio mix, value delivered) and vision and capability (vision & strategy, scope of services, innovation & investments, delivery footprint). Accenture's classification as a Star Performer is based on year-over-year improvement on the Services PEAK MatrixTM.

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"As the PO market continues to evolve to target business outcomes, Accenture is helping define the model for partnerships that enable clients to achieve these outcomes. Since the early days of the PO market, Accenture has been one of the leading providers shaping the direction of the market through continuous innovation and transformative client journeys," remarked Katrina Menzigian, vice president, Everest Group.

According to Everest Group, Accenture strengths include:

  • A "strong focus on enabling the client's procurement transformation journey through digital, touchless transactions, and seamless customer experiences;"
  • Continued investments in the "right technology platforms, analytics solutions, and talent model," and Accenture's "next generation solutions" include AI-enabled customer experiences; and
  • Good traction in the emerging geographies, such as Asia Pacific and Latin America, in addition to Accenture's strong presence in North America and Europe.
Everest Group also highlights that Accenture is "best in class" when it comes to value delivered to clients. Clients referenced Accenture's "operational discipline, scalability, and domain expertise" as key strengths and differentiators.

"Accenture's strong position in this latest report sets the standard for our industry. Getting recognized for our end-to-end capabilities and vision means that we're able to deliver superior business outcomes for our clients today while building a foundation for future success," said Keith Hausmann, managing director of procurement business process services at Accenture. "Our goals are not only to help clients optimize the cost of the procurement process, but to help clients reap savings and value from the billions spent on the goods and services that run their day-to-day business operations."

The report analyzed the global procurement outsourcing service provider landscape in 2018, classifying 13 procurement outsourcing service providers into three categories: Leaders, Major Contenders and Aspirants. The Everest Group's Procurement Outsourcing (PO) BPO Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK MatrixTM Assessment 2018 can be accessed here.

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Low Consumer "Literacy" of Healthcare System Estimated to Cost $4.8B Annually, Accenture Report Finds

One in two consumers not proficient at navigating complexity of healthcare system.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

A new report by Accenture has found that half of U.S. consumers are unable to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system on their own and that this low level of health system "literacy" costs the industry an estimated $4.8 billion annually in administrative expenses alone.

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Accenture Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment

In the report analysis, IDC Health Insights divided potential key measures for success into two primary categories: capabilities and strategies.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture is positioned for a third consecutive time as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment, covering strategic consulting across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry.

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Accenture Positioned as Overall Innovation Leader in HFS Software Product Engineering Blueprint Report

"Accenture has been recognized as a top innovator that leverages its deep understanding of software product engineering to drive excellence in its clients' journeys in the Platform Economy. Having made significant investments in futuristic technologies, Accenture is well-poised to lead and drive meaningful business outcomes for its customers."

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the Winner's Circle and positioned as the overall leader in innovation, ahead of 24 other competitors, in HFS Research's 2018 Software Product Engineering Services Blueprint Report.

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Accenture Joins The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance as Lead Framework Architect to Expand Blockchain Use Within Insurance

Accenture helping build a distributed ledger framework to enable multiple insurance use cases this year

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Originally Published by Accenture.

The Institutes RiskBlock™ Alliance, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry, announced that Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will serve as the lead framework architect responsible for building a production-grade platform to develop and implement blockchain and distributed-ledger use cases. The platform will enable the RiskBlock Alliance to implement and test multiple use cases by the end of 2018.

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Majority of Business Leaders Say Sharing Customer Insights, Technology and Industry Knowledge is Critical to Competitive Agility, Accenture Study Finds

New research from Accenture finds that 84 percent of business leaders globally agree that building ecosystems – joining forces with other companies to share data, customers, technology and industry knowledge – is critical to their strategy.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

With only a quarter of business leaders globally very confident they will achieve their 2020 growth targets, and 56 percent concerned that current growth strategies are at high risk of disruption, a new strategic approach is critical to enabling business success. New research from Accenture finds that 84 percent of business leaders globally agree that building ecosystems – joining forces with other companies to share data, customers, technology and industry knowledge – is critical to their strategy.

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Successful Companies Pivot to New Opportunities by Revitalizing – Not Neglecting – Their Core Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

Report identifies three actions common to the six percent of companies that have embraced the future most decisively

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Originally Published by Accenture.

The majority (54 percent) of C-level executives expect their new business activities to generate at least half of their company's revenues within the next three years, even though only one-third (33 percent) of the executives said their company currently generates more than half of its revenues from business activities started in the past three years, according to new research from Accenture.

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Accenture Commits $200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives over next Three Years to Equip People Around the World for Work in the Digital Age

Commitment includes company's Skills to Succeed goal to equip more than 3 million people with job and entrepreneurial skills by 2020.

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Originally published by Accenture.

Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip people around the world with job skills for the digital age.

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