PwC recognized as a leader in Business Technology Transformation

Independent research firm’s evaluation of business transformation providers identifies PwC as a leader and cites the excellence of the firm’s technology and business consulting capabilities

NEW YORK – PwC has been named a leader in the July, 2012 “The Forrester Wave™: Business Technology Transformation, Q3 2012” report by Forrester Research, Inc. PwC was among the ten most significant providers selected to participate in the report, which gives an independent assessment of the business transformation marketplace.

“In today’s constantly changing business landscape, organisations undergo change more often and at a faster pace than ever before,” said Tom DeGarmo, Principal and U.S. and Global Technology Consulting Leader at PwC. “We know that in order to be successful, these initiatives require proficiency not only in business and industry issues but also across existing and emerging technologies, and through this understanding we help our clients as they embark on significant technology-enabled business transformation.”

According to the report, PwC “has worked hard to develop, both organically and inorganically (via acquisitions of Diamond Consulting, BearingPoint’s North American entity, and PRTM), its technological capabilities to be on par with its excellent business consulting capabilities. PwC realises that deep technology expertise is absolutely required for business transformation. In addition, its knowledge capture and management capabilities and its change management approach are outstanding.”

“We believe that our position as a leader in this report is a direct reflection of PwC’s commitment to addressing our clients’ most challenging issues, from strategy through execution” said Dana Mcilwain, PwC Vice-Chairman and U.S. Advisory Practice Leader. “As the report discusses, we see business transformation as both an IT and a business issue and it is our skill in bringing these two areas together and being the leading voice between them that ultimately helps us provide excellent client service.”

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