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03 October, 2017

PwC named as a Major Player in IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Risk Consulting Services 2017

PwC has been named as a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Risk Consulting Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*, which assesses the relative strengths, challenges and opportunities of 9 vendors of Risk Consulting services. 

Risk Consulting

According to the report, ‘PwC takes a client issue-driven approach to the market, and supported by its strong global network, the firm works to deliver impact and value from strategy through execution, drawing on its advisory, tax, and assurance expertise to solve its clients most complex digital, risk deals and transformation challenges.’

Commenting on achieving this positioning, Dennis Chesley, Partner and Global Lead for Risk Advisory Consulting said: “As the business environment evolves with increasing accessibility and inter-connection of systems and risk, the embedded ability to address business risks will be a hallmark of the most successful companies in every industry and it is an honour to have been recognised as a Major Player by the IDC MarketScape in this space. Our role at PwC is to bring the right ecosystem and capabilities to help our clients address traditional and new risks whilst growing profitably and delivering value for their clients and shareholders.’

Confirming PwC’s continued commitment to help clients with the most challenging opportunities, from Strategy through Execution, Dennis added that “PwC is committed to continued investment in developing the most robust and agile Risk management solutions – our commitment to the newly released 2017 COSO framework is testament to this commitment”.

*IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Risk Consulting Services 2017 Vendor Assessment  July 2017, IDC #US42810817

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilises 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 IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.


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