PwC named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2021

November 18, 2021

‘Among clients worldwide, PwC is viewed as one of the strongest firms at integrating its project teams with clients.’  

PwC has been named as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (November 2021, IDC #US47023921). The IDC MarketScape report says, ‘Worldwide, consulting providers are generally perceived as being able to excel at integrating their engagement teams with those of their clients, understanding the unique needs of a client's business, and offering high-quality staff. They are also considered very capable of meeting project timelines and providing the required spectrum of strategy consulting services.’

According to the report, ‘PwC's global strategy, The New Equation, speaks to the two most fundamental needs clients and organizations are grappling with today. First is the urgency to successfully respond to and change in the face of the major shifts shaping the world: technological disruption, climate change, fractured geopolitics, social tension, and the continuing effects of COVID-19. Second is the need to build trust at a time when it is both more fragile and more complicated to earn. The two are interdependent, and PwC is uniquely positioned to serve clients as they seek to solve for both. The new strategy will define PwC's vision for serving clients in a world that is irrevocably changed. The firm is positioned to be the first to lead in this manner, and this strategy is set to transform the professional services industry at large.’

The IDC MarketScape also notes, ‘PwC has evolved into a community of solvers coming together in unexpected ways. Combining deep industry knowledge with a global network of consulting, deals, audit, and tax professionals, PwC combines bold and innovative ideas with the human and technology support that is required to help ensure that organizations build sustaining competitive advantage.’

‘The PwC formula is simple: delivering bold ideas, solutions that are human led and tech powered, and meaningful experiences that deliver real-life results. PwC focuses on:

  • Bold ideas that create value
  • Human led and tech powered
  • Combining strengths across PwC's global network.’

Commenting on PwC’s strengths, the report states, ‘Among clients worldwide, PwC is viewed as one of the strongest firms at integrating its project teams with clients (being collaborative). On client engagements, PwC is able to understand their unique business needs and help them develop digital products and services.’

Mohamed Kande, Vice Chair PwC US - US Consulting Solutions Co-Leader and Global Advisory Leader, said: ‘We are delighted to be named a leader in this IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Business Consulting along with the Asia Pacific, Americas and EMEA reports. PwC is proud to help our clients no matter what challenge they are tackling. Informed by our work with clients across industries and around the world, we pinpoint the most relevant insights and identify and apply integrated technologies in new, innovative ways to empower your people, minimise business disruption, optimise workflows, maximise impact, and deliver results, faster.’

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.

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