We are proud to have been recognised by independent experts as leaders in our field:
According to IDC, PwC is recognized as achieving a “Leader” classification in Enterprise Architecture (EA) services for the following reasons:
IDC named PwC a “Major Player” in Datacenter Transformation consulting services noting the firm’s capabilities in datacenter technologies and methodologies:
PwC has been named a "Leader" in business consulting services in the worldwide market, and in particular in the Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets, according to the 2012 IDC MarketScape reports. PwC has also been named a "Major Player" in the Asia-Pacific market.
The MAKE research programme recognises leading organisations for their ability to transform corporate knowledge into enterprise intellectual capital and shareholder wealth. A ten-time winner in the MAKE awards, PwC was specifically recognised for ‘creating value from customer/stakeholder knowledge’.
Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report evaluates major players in the business and technology industries upon two criteria: completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to the report, those positioned in the Leaders quadrant are performing well today, with a clear vision of market-building competencies to sustain their leadership position in this space. The consultants in this quadrant generally share superior market understanding, vision, comprehensive methodologies and road maps. They have the global geographic reach to support their on-site clients and have well-communicated and well-marketed sales offerings. They also have the ability to advise regulators and assist financially stricken leading businesses in crisis.
PwC helps clients create a flexible finance organization that can deliver transparent, efficient, forward looking insight while at the same time managing risk and compliance, effectively leveraging capital and maximizing liquidity. PwC can provide peer group benchmarking of financial metrics to help organizations understand where current performance gaps exists. In addition, PwC works with clients to identify and implement quick win improvements and remediation needs, and to develop a roadmap for achieving medium and longer term opportunities including process, organization and system improvements.
“Worldwide, PwC is seen as much better than its peers at helping clients identify and implement options for growth.”
IDC, the leading consulting research and analytics firm, has rated PwC as a worldwide business consulting leader with the strongest positioning in terms of strategy, and has judged PwC to be growing faster than the overall market. IDC recently published the ratings in a new series of reports examining current capabilities and future ability to meet customer needs.
IDC states that:
PwC has been named a Leader in the IDC vendor assessment of business consulting related to talent related activities "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Talent Related Business Consulting 2011 Vendor Analysis". The study assesses the capability and business strategy of the leading talent related business consulting firms. This 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.
Kennedy, a leading consulting research and advisory firm, has again ranked PwC number one globally in its Financial Consulting Marketplace 2010-2013 report.
PwC has also been ranked number one in the UK and Australia, two countries picked out for a special focus in the report.
“Kennedy’s findings once again demonstrate the unmatched depth and strength of PwC's Advisory business. What sets us apart is our ability to help clients in many industries and countries around the world find innovative solutions to their challenges. They have again recognised our commitment to delivering deep industry expertise to our clients by combining this industry knowledge with our world class Consulting and Deals skills." said Juan Pujadas, Global leader of PwC's Advisory business.
Kennedy Information, the leading research and advisory firm, has placed PwC as the clear market leader in the Global Crisis and Recovery Consulting market in the Kennedy Information Global Crisis and Recovery Consulting Marketplace 2009-2012 report. PwC is ranked #1 by revenue and is placed firmly at the top of the Kennedy Vanguard which provides a qualitative assessment of the relative breadth and depth of the capabilities of major firms/practices in the Crisis and Recovery marketplace.
The ranking is based on a survey of business students from the US, Japan, China, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Russia, Spain, Canada and India. This is the first global index of employer attractiveness by employer branding company Universum, which highlights the world’s most powerful employer brands – those companies that excel in talent attraction and retention.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, the global standard setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession, has ranked PricewaterhouseCoopers first on its list of the "World's Best Outsourcing Advisors". The IAOP ranking confirms PwC’s strong market position as a leading provider of Business Advisory and Business Consulting Services. With over 27,000 Advisory professionals around the world, PwC works collaboratively with over 80 percent of the world’s Fortune 500 companies.
Independent research firm's evaluation of information security and IT risk consulting providers finds PwC a leader because of superior understanding of business requirements coupled with deep technical skills. According to the report, “PwC has one of the largest information security and risk practices globally. The firm has a long history of innovations in this space and continues to be a significant presence with pragmatic solutions. PwC is ideally suited for organizations that want to view IT risk from practical and holistic views and take them from assessment through to implementation. PwC's strength is to connect these capabilities, based on its vast expertise in this space."