Who Is This Vendor Assessment For? NelsonHall’s software testing vendor assessment for Accenture is a comprehensive assessment of Accenture’s testing offerings and capabilities designed for: Sourcing managers monitoring the capabilities of existing suppliers of IT services and identifying vendor suitability for software testing services Vendor marketing, sales and business managers looking to benchmark themselves against their peers Financial analysts and investors specializing in the software testing sector.
Key Findings & Highlights Historically, Accenture has provided testing services embedded within its vertically-aligned operating units. In the early 2000s, Accenture created a testing community from these loosely connected testing specialists. The practice has grown and is now known as Accenture Testing Services (ATS). NelsonHall estimates that, as of the end of 2015, Accenture has ~31k career testers in its Accenture Testing Services practice. This means Accenture has one of the largest software testing units globally. With its scale, it is able to service very large testing contracts requiring up to 2k career testers. ATS has 1k clients.
Scope of the Report The report provides a comprehensive and objective analysis of Accenture’s software testing offerings, capabilities, and market and financial strength, including: Analysis of the company’s offerings and key service components Revenue estimates Identification of the company’s strategy, emphasis and new developments Analysis of the profile of the company’s customer base including the company’s targeting strategy and examples of current contracts Analysis of the company’s strengths, weaknesses and outlook.