Consulting Market Vendor Analyses- Financial Services

The IDC vendor assessment for the financial services consulting market represents IDC's opinion on which providers are well positioned today through current capabilities and which providers are best positioned to gain market share over the next few years. Positioning in the upper right of the grid indicates that providers are well positioned to gain market share. For the purposes of analysis, IDC divided potential key strategy measures for success into two primary categories: capabilities and strategies.

The  Financial Services Consulting Report provides :

  • an overview of the financial services consulting market  today
  • an assessment of the capabilities and strategies of many of the leading firms
  • results of the research in the IDC MarketScape graphic
SOURCE: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Financial Services Consulting 2012 Vendor Analysis, by Cushing Anderson and David Potterton, July, 2012, IDC #236018,
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT 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. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles. Vendor year-over-year growth rate relative to the given market is indicated by a plus, neutral or minus next to the vendor name.