News : Accenture Named Leader in an IDC MarketScape
New York Feb. 8, 2016 -- Accenture is positioned as a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. This is the second consecutive time Accenture has achieved this position.
The report, "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D BPO 2016 Vendor Assessment", provides an assessment of the life science R&D industry and market trends, comparing major vendors against the criteria that are most important for life science companies to consider when selecting a service provider.
In naming Accenture as a Leader, the IDC MarketScape looked at:
• Breadth of life science R&D business process services offered, depth of related project experience, and number of customers the vendor has served;
• Geographical footprint and global delivery capabilities, level of priority and focus by the vendor on the life science R&D sector, and the vendor's pace of investment in related life science capabilities;
• Overall life science expertise, corporate financial stability, and ability to accommodate different types and sizes of life science clients;
• Project management, IT technical skills, account management, and overall value delivery to clients.
"This leadership positioning in the IDC MarketScape underscores our expanded focus on providing BPO solutions to top global and emerging pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies," said Kevin Julian, managing director of Accelerated R&D Services, Accenture Life Sciences. "We are pleased to be recognized as a best-of-breed, high-quality service provider with both full lifecycle capability and global capacity."
Laura Collins, Editorial Management
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Published: Wednesday, February 10, 2016