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Accenture Business Model In A Nutshell

Accenture is one of the world’s leading professional services companies with approximately 425,000 people serving clients in a broad range of industries and in three geographic regions:
 
  • North America,
  • Europe
  • and Growth Markets (Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, and Turkey)
Accenture runs five operating groups, organized by industry. Those are: strategy, consulting, digital, technology including application services, and operations to deliver end-to-end services and solutions to clients.
In 2017 over 27% of revenues came from products, while over 21% from financial services and over 19% of communications, media and technology. North America is the largest market for Accenture.

Accenture in numbers

Accenture is one of the world’s leading professional services companies with approximately 425,000 people serving clients in a broad range of industries and in three geographic regions:

  • North America,
  • Europe
  • and Growth Markets (Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, and Turkey)

five operating groups, organized by industry

  • strategy
  • consulting,
  • digital,
  • technology including application services,
  • and operations to deliver end-to-end services and solutions to clients

Accenture five operating groups are Accenture’s reporting segments and primary market channel, organized around 13 industry groups that serve clients globally in more than 40 industries.

accenture-operating-groups-by-industry

  • Communications, Media & Technology operating group serves communications, media, high tech, software and platform companies
  • Financial Services operating group serves the banking, capital markets and insurance industries
  • Health & Public Service operating group serves healthcare payers and providers, as well as government departments and agencies, public service organizations, educational institutions and non-profit organizations around the world
  • Products operating group serves a set of increasingly interconnected consumer-relevant industries
  • Resources operating group serves the chemicals, energy, forest products, metals and mining, utilities and related industries

The five operating groups bring together expertise from:

  • Accenture Strategy,
  • Accenture Consulting,
  • Accenture Digital,
  • Accenture Technology
  • and Accenture Operations

accenture-revenue-breakdown

  • Communications, Media & Technology net revenues increased 4% in local currency, led by Software & Platforms in North America, as well as growth across all industry groups in Growth Markets. This growth was partially offset by a decline in Communications & Media in Europe, as disruptions in the market continue to impact demand
  • Financial Services net revenues increased 7% in local currency, led by Banking & Capital Markets in Europe and Growth Markets
  • Health & Public Service net revenues increased 3% in local currency, driven by Public Service in Growth Markets and Europe
  • Products net revenues increased 14% in local currency, driven by very strong growth across all industry groups and geographic regions, led by Consumer Goods, Retail & Travel Services, as well as Life Sciences in North America and Industrial in Europe
  • Resources net revenues increased 1% in local currency, led by Utilities in Europe, partially offset by declines in Energy across all geographic regions

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