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Gartner Invest/Research Community Vision: Accenture Poised to Overcome Revenue Growth Headwinds and Return to Market Share Gains

Published: 07 February 2014

ID: G00257841

Analyst(s): Sandra Notardonato


We remain confident in Accenture's ability to navigate secular and cyclical challenges. The strength of the brand, client relationships, investments in new revenue streams and a long runway for steady operating margin expansion should drive market share gains over the long-term. Company Impact: ACN.

Table Of Contents


  • Summary
  • The Starting Point and the Discussion
  • Market Share Trends
  • Current Market Dynamics
    • Impact of Cloud on Application Services
    • Changing Buyer Behavior
    • Reliance on ERP Software Vendors Oracle and SAP
  • Expanding Competitive Landscape and Changing Market Dynamics in Consulting
    • Exposure to Brazil
  • Future Growth Opportunities
    • Accenture Software
    • Positive Signs of Increasing IT Budgets for 2014
    • Accenture Digital
    • Accenture Strategy
    • Cloud-Based Application Services
    • New Offerings and Innovation
  • Conclusion

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