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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.

Accenture Names Athina Kanioura as Chief Analytics Officer and Global Lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence

"I am delighted that Athina will become our new chief analytics officer and global lead for Accenture Applied Intelligence," said Mike Sutcliff, group chief executive, Accenture Digital.

Originally Published Accenture.

Accenture has appointed Dr. Athina Kanioura chief analytics officer and global lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence, effective immediately. Dr. Kanioura succeeds Narendra Mulani who will retire from the company.

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Accenture Completes Acquisition of Knowledgent

Expanding data management capabilities enables Accenture to help clients transform into intelligent enterprises.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Knowledgent, a data intelligence company. The acquisition expands Accenture's data management capabilities, helping companies become digital and intelligent by gaining deep insights into their businesses and customers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Accenture Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme Steps Down for Health Reasons

David Rowland appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer; Marge Magner named Non-Executive Chair.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that effective immediately, Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme has stepped down for health reasons that were previously disclosed in July 2016. Accenture's Board of Directors appointed David Rowland, who has been Accenture's chief financial officer, to become interim chief executive officer, and to the board as a director of Accenture; and named lead independent director Marge Magner as the company's non-executive chair of the board. The company also appointed KC McClure, who currently leads Accenture's finance operations, as chief financial officer. Nanterme will continue at Accenture as advisor to the CEO.

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Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Atlanta's Technology Square

"With our network of innovation hubs across North America, we're bringing innovation to our clients' doorsteps to help them compete and win in the digital economy."

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Accenture today opened a new innovation hub in Atlanta as a destination where clients can co-innovate with their Accenture teams to ideate, rapidly prototype and then scale innovative products and services for the digital economy.

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Accenture: Study Finds Consumers Buy From Companies That Take A Stand on Issues They Care About and Ditch Those That Don't

'Purpose' is now a powerful force helping companies build deeper consumer connections
and improve competitiveness.

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Originally Published by Accenture.

Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63 percent) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don't, according to new research from Accenture.

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Accenture Names 762 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

Promotions reflect diversity of Accenture's business and geographies and include record number of women.

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 762 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women.

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