TORONTO, July 4, 2011 —IDC, the leading consulting research and analytics firm, has rated PwC as a worldwide business consulting leader in a new series of reports examining current capabilities and future ability to meet customer needs. Worldwide, PwC has been ranked with the strongest positioning in terms of strategy and is also judged by IDC to be growing faster than the overall market.
IDC states that:
"Our ranking reflects that PwC offers the strongest and deepest Business Consulting capabilities in the world. We’ve worked hard for this and we appreciate our unique position in the North American market," says Tracey Riley, PwC’s Canadian Consulting & Deals Leader. "What makes this even more satisfying is that IDC’s research reflects not only the opinions of their analysts, but also the opinions of clients and potential clients who have participated in IDC’s research.”
In the Americas, PwC is the only consulting organization to have achieved the "Leader" classification with the strongest capabilities and the strongest strategy to respond to customer needs in the next 3 to 5 years. IDC states that:
In Europe, Middle East and Africa, PwC is ranked as a leader with the strongest positioning in terms of its strategy to respond to customer needs in the next 3 to 5 years. IDC states that:
IDC’s estimates Worldwide Business Consulting spend at US$69.1 billion in 2010 and ranks PwC #4 in this market by revenue.
Excerpts of the reports together with video interviews with the IDC analyst who led the research are available on pwc.com at www.pwc.com/IDC-MarketScape-Report/.
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