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Accenture(Strategic 100 2010)

Accenture(Strategic 100 2010)

The company has been busy forming partnerships with other vendors, too. It teamed up with analytics specialist SAS to develop, implement and manage predictive analytics solutions.

Global HQ: New York, US Website: www.accenture.com

Global leader: Bill Green, chairman and CEO

Local leader: Jack Percy, Australia managing director

Core activity: IT services, outsourcing

Revenue: US$21.6 billion (2008-09, ended Aug 31)

Key customers: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Employees: 204,000

Aside from having to deal with Tiger Woods’ public relations nightmare, IT services giant Accenture has prospered lately, benefiting from large organisations looking to trim costs and improve efficiency. BP cut ties with 35 application development providers and signed US$2.3 billion worth of deals to outsource to a group of firms, including Accenture. Electrolux has also signed a deal for application development and management with Accenture.

The company has been busy forming partnerships with other vendors, too. It teamed up with analytics specialist SAS to develop, implement and manage predictive analytics solutions.

Microsoft and Accenture launched a set of integration services to help retail businesses build and run co-ordinated digital marketing campaigns. The integration service is called Style Star.

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