The FINANCIAL -- Accenture has been named to the 'Winner's Circle' of HfS Research's Blueprint Report for SAP Services. This is the second consecutive year that Accenture has captured the lead position in the Winner’s Circle of this report, according to Accenture.
The SAP Services HfS Blueprint Report identifies relevant differentials between service providers across a number of facets under two main categories of innovation and execution. The report ranked Accenture as the overall global market leader for SAP Services, covering the whole SAP lifecycle with significant resources in all key geographies.
Accenture has the largest SAP team of all the service providers evaluated in the report. As a provider in the ‘Winner’s Circle,’ the report cites the Accenture and SAP Business Solutions Group (ASBSG), noting Accenture’s leadership in the co-development and co-innovation space together with SAP. Accenture was also praised for its one stop shopping solutions, full scope of services and hosting, and the company’s ability to staff even the largest of SAP projects, according to Accenture.
“Accenture continues to improve its SAP services with new initiatives like the Accenture and SAP Business Solutions Group – unique in this market,” said Dr. Thomas Mendel, senior vice president, Global IT Services, HfS Research. “Accenture received the highest level of customer satisfaction; and the combination of business and IT capabilities is a huge point of competitive differentiation,” he added.
Clients surveyed reported that Accenture is very capable of linking generic SAP topics to industry-specific solutions, given its long track record of successful business transformation projects. The report notes that Accenture clients are very happy with the value they receive for their money, and that the company is well positioned for continued market leadership.
"Accenture’s position in the Winner’s Circle of this HfS Blueprint report is a true testament to the high quality work and results delivered by the Accenture and SAP Business Solutions Group," said Christophe Mouille, global managing director of SAP business for Accenture. "Having worked with SAP for close to 40 years, Accenture truly understands what it means to co-develop and co-innovate together with SAP. We look forward to enhancing our innovative SAP capabilities and continuing to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction with our work,” he added.