NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named as the overall Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group’s report, “PEAK Matrix® for Data and Analytics (D&A) Service Provider 2022,” for the fourth consecutive year. The company ranked highest in Market Impact and Vision & Capability out of 30 established service providers.
The report qualifies Leaders as being “at the forefront of innovation and driving change.” It highlights Accenture Applied Intelligence’s IP-led approach to D&A services delivery, its strong adoption in the marketplace, and its increased growth across geographies and industries – featuring a global network of 30 delivery centers, Centers for Excellence and innovation hubs dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI).
The following strengths are unique to Accenture, according to the report:
- Accenture’s Solutions.AI suite of industrialized, customizable AI solutions and the Accenture Data Platform to help clients in their data-enabled transformation journey;
- Its investment in responsible AI, such as by collaborating with academic institutes to build actionable frameworks for businesses to design, develop and deploy AI responsibly;
- Its capability to strategically partner and co-innovate with client organizations and its technical and domain expertise, as highlighted by clients.
Everest Group points to Accenture’s emphasis on responsible AI, the company’s strong ecosystem of partners and its efforts to bolster D&A service capabilities through acquisitions. For instance, Accenture acquired Ergo in Argentina, BRIDGEi2i in India, Novetta in the US, and Pollux in Brazil to accelerate data-driven digital transformations.
“AI is a driver for innovation, and leading companies are deploying AI solutions to leverage the power of the cloud in generating business value from data,” said Sanjeev Vohra, global lead for Applied Intelligence at Accenture. “This recognition by Everest Group highlights our capabilities to help clients transform their businesses as they respond to the need for total enterprise reinvention.”
Vishal Gupta, vice president at Everest Group, added, “Accenture brings a comprehensive portfolio of D&A offerings and proprietary solutions, and deep domain experience underpinned by a strong talent pool. The company has an increased focus on infusing data and AI across its offerings, which enables clients to generate higher value from their digital transformation initiatives.”
Everest Group’s assessment is based on its annual Request for Information process for the calendar year 2022, interactions with leading D&A service providers, client reference checks and ongoing analysis of the D&A services market. An excerpt of this report can be viewed here.
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