Accenture is advising clients to radically change the way they design, build and use software applications, Bhaskar Ghosh, the $30-billion company's management committee member and group chief executive of technology delivery, said.
According to data compiled by LinkedIn, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, TCS, Amazon, Microsoft and Airtel round off the top 10.
This is the second year in a row that Accenture has retained its number one spot, the professional networking site said.
Infosys traded with 1 per cent gains and TCS, India's biggest outsourcer, advanced 0.25 per cent as of 2 p.m. In contrast, the BSE Sensex traded 264 points or 1.3 per cent lower at 19,464.
Outsourcing and consulting services provider Accenture Plc cut its full-year outlook, citing a pullback in spending by its consulting business clients, after reporting third-quarter revenue below analysts' estimates.
The U.S. Senate approved a landmark immigration bill on Thursday, which is seen by some investors as hurting Indian IT companies by proposing higher fees and wages for temporary U.S. workers.
Accenture Plc beat analysts' second-quarter profit estimates on strength in its outsourcing business, but said full-year revenue growth would be below the mid point of its previously forecast range of 5 to 8 per cent.
A consortium of firms led by Accenture has won a contract to maintain the European Visa Information System (VIS) for $93 million (about Rs 503 crore).
Accenture has opened an innovation center at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai.
Accenture Plc's second-quarter forecast disappointed investors as the outsourcing and consulting company's clients deferred discretionary spending in Europe, sending its shares down 5 percent in after-market trade.
Accenture Plc forecast full-year earnings ahead of analyst estimates as it bolsters its outsourcing business to offset a slowdown in consulting, sending its shares up 5 percent in after-market trading.
Accenture Plc's quarterly profit beat Wall Street expectations for the eighth straight quarter
Biometric vendors de-duplicating Aadhaar numbers have refused to work with Unique ID Authority of India after finishing their contract next month.
IT consultancy major Accenture said it has bagged a contract from the Sikkim government to set up an e-governance portal that will provide citizens with easy access to government services.