TORONTO, August 29, 2011 — PwC has been named a leader in the IDC vendor assessment of talent consulting capabilities: "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Talent Related Business Consulting 2011 Vendor Analysis."
According to IDC:
The study assesses the capability and business strategy of the leading talent-related business consulting firms. The evaluation is based on a comprehensive framework and set of parameters expected to be most conducive to success in providing talent related business consulting services during the short and the long term.
Ellen Corkery-Dooher, partner and Canadian People & Change leader says, “Managing talent is currently a top priority for CEOs – 80% of Canadian CEOs who responded to PwC’s recent Global CEO Survey said they are concerned that their will be a limited supply of skilled candidates over the next three years. Furthermore, 85% of them intend to make "some" or a "major" change to their strategy for managing talent.”
“Organizations need to re-think their business model when it comes to talent management,” continues Corkery-Dooher. “PwC’s leadership ranking in IDC’s study reflects our recognized commitment to working with companies to examine their long-term objectives and then creating a talent management strategy that recognizes their unique requirements.”
PwC has also recently been named a leader in business consulting related to compliance related activities by IDC in “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Compliance Related Business Consulting 2011 Vendor Analysis” and as an IDC MarketScape Major Player worldwide in public sector business consulting in the “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Public Sector Business Consulting 2011 Vendor Analysis.”
For more information about PwC’s talent related consulting services, please visit www.pwc.com/ca/peopleandchange.
About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
IDC MarketScape: Compliance Related Business Consulting Vendor Analysis, Doc #229527, August 2011
IDC MarketScape: Talent Related Business Consulting Vendor Analysis, Doc #229526, August 2011
IDC MarketScape: Public Sector Business Consulting Vendor Analysis, Doc #229541, August 2011
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