New IDC MarketScape Business Consulting Vendor Analysis Series confirms PwC’s strong position as a Leader Worldwide, in the Americas and in EMEA
January 2011 – IDC, a 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.
PwC has been ranked with the strongest positioning in terms of strategy. PwC is also judged by IDC to be growing faster than the overall market. IDC states that:
Commenting on the new reports from IDC, Juan Pujadas, PwC Vice Chairman Advisory Services, said "This recognition reflects that PwC offers the strongest and deepest Business Consulting capabilities in the world, and we relish our unique position in this market," He added, "What makes this even more satisfying is that this new research presents not only the opinions of IDC’s analysts around the world, but also the opinions of end-user buyers of consulting services who have participated in IDC’s research”.
In the Americas, PwC is the only consulting organisation 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 EMEA, 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:
In Asia Pacific, PwC is ranked as a "Major Player," positioned strongly in terms of its current Business Consulting capabilities and 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 $69.1 billion in 2010 and ranks PwC #4 in this market by revenue.
“IDC’s findings demonstrate the depth and strength of our Advisory business. It is particularly satisfying that we have been recognised as a clear leader in so many areas” said Ken Igbokwe, Managing Partner, PwC Nigeria. “PwC is committed to helping our clients identify and implement options for growth and it is very satisfying that we have been recognised as better than our peers at doing this”.