- Current offering. Forrester evaluated the transformation capability of each vendor, including assessing their ability to deliver a balance of both technology consulting and business consulting services.
- Strategy. Forrester evaluated the ability of providers to align IT transformation strategy with key business objectives.
- Market presence. Forrester analyzed the number of consultants who could be considered dedicated to technology-enabled business transformation, as well as the number of purely technology-focused consultants who could be leveraged for technology-enabled business transformation.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Business Technology Transformation by Forrester Research, Inc. Forrester®, an independent global research and advisory firm, evaluated 10 companies and included Accenture as a Leader in a July 2012 independent report titled, “The Forrester Wave ™: Business Technology Transformation, Q3 2012.” “We believe Accenture’s Leader position in the Forrester Wave is a testament to our proven global capabilities and innovative approach to complex technology-enabled business transformations,” said Marty Cole, group chief executive, Technology at Accenture. “Our passion is helping our clients transform their businesses by applying a unique blend of broad industry knowledge, superior technology proficiencies, and exceptional business process management capabilities.” The 10 vendors were evaluated against 18 specific criteria, which were grouped into three high-level buckets: