PwC has been named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Analysis of Americas Business Consulting Services 2020 Vendor Assessment (May 2020, IDC #US45629720e). The evaluation assesses the capabilities and business strategies of many prominent business consulting firms. It is based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters expected to be most conducive to success in providing business consulting services during both the short term and the long term.
PwC was recognised for “Combining deep industry knowledge with a global network of consulting, deals, audit, and tax professionals, PwC helps organizations build their next competitive advantage. The firm works to deliver impact and value from strategy through execution — drawing on the functional skills evident across the firm, including strategy, operations, finance, people and organization, customer, design, analytics, portfolio, and program management, technology, forensics, digital, deals, tax, transformation, and risk regulatory and compliance issues.”
Commenting on PwC’s strengths, the report states that: “Among clients in the Americas, PwC is viewed as one of the strongest firms at helping clients manage risk. On client engagements, PwC is considered to be able to help them develop digital products and services and improve the customer experience.”
The IDC MarketScape report states, “The recognition and awards that PwC has received speak to the strength and diversity of its global network — its ability to listen to and understand clients and work with them to forecast their future needs. PwC brings to bear a global presence and local knowledge of individual markets and sectors to each client engagement, as it helps clients move strategically through a global landscape of rapid change.”
The report also notes: “PwC helps clients become transformative organizations capable of radically reinventing themselves in the face of fast-moving disruption. By working with PwC, companies aspire to become what it calls "fit for growth" and develop the front- and back-office capabilities to create value, deliver growth strategies, and outperform their competitors. PwC is a highly skilled provider of a Strategy through Execution services, drawing on its strategy capabilities (leveraging Strategy&) and combining them with PwC's deep implementation capabilities worldwide, to help clients bring a strategy to life, avoid the strategy-to-execution gap, and achieve growth, profits, and real transformation. PwC also recognizes that each organization is unique and needs to redefine the way work gets done to create innovative talent ecosystems that build engaged, enabled, and agile workforces. PwC has also embedded the Business, eXperience, and Technology (BXT) methodology across its teams and projects across the network to deliver meaningful value and help develop new ways of solving problems, create unique experiences for customers, and boost business performance.”
It goes on to say: “The integrated suite of offerings PwC provides through its lines of service is supported and underscored by PwC Digital. With professionals embedded across the firm's existing structure, PwC Digital enables the firm to avoid the silos that can crop up within a discrete digital practice. The practice helps clients develop the talent and technological capabilities for their business and operating model transformation. The growing network of 35 Experience Centers worldwide affords PwC Digital the ability to provide clients with integrated, purpose-built solutions. PwC has expanded its digital consulting business with a focus on acquiring enhanced capabilities in disruptive strategy, digital customer engagement and experience, data and analytics, digital business operations, and 3rd Platform technology.”
Mohamed Kande, PwC’s Global Advisory Leader, said: "We are delighted to be named a leader in this IDC MarketScape. We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their objectives in order to gain advantage in a highly competitive world. This requires experience and foresight and we pride ourselves on giving our clients the best advice so that they can make the right decisions for their organisations to move forward with confidence. We support them to understand and manage risks as well as working with them in their digital transformation journeys which is so important in the changing world we are living in. We are here to help all of our clients from strategy through execution.”
About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of 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. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective.