• 05-APR-2019

PwC named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: EMEA Business Consulting Services 2019 Vendor Assessment

On client engagements, PwC highly regarded for meeting project timelines, driving business change and offering high-quality staff

PwC has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: EMEA Business Consulting Services 2019Vendor Assessment (Doc # US43699818, April 2019) based on IDC analysis and customer feedback.
IDC has also published three regional versions of the IDC MarketScape on Business Consulting covering the Americas, Worldwide and Asia Pacific.  PwC has been named a Leader in all three reports.*
PwC was recognised for “Combining deep industry knowledge with a global network of consulting, deals, audit, and tax professionals, PwC helps organisations 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.”
Commenting on PwC’s strengths, the report states that: “Among clients in EMEA, PwC is viewed as highly effective at helping enterprises manage risk and reduce costs. On client engagements, PwC is highly regarded for meeting the project timeline, driving/supporting business change across the organization, and offering high-quality staff.”  
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 the 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 renowned strategy expertise capabilities (leveraging Strategy&) and combining them with PwC's deep implementation capabilities worldwide so that any client can 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 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 experts 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.”
Mohamed Kande, PwC’s Global Advisory Leader, said: "We are proud to be named a leader in this IDC MarketScape for EMEA.  We are especially pleased that IDC has not only positioned us as a Leader in this (EMEA) report but also in the three other reports published at the same time covering Worldwide, the Americas and Asia Pacific.  Our consistent Leader positioning in all four reports is testament to our strength worldwide and our ability to help our clients seamlessly all around the world. We are focused and committed to helping each of our clients achieve their desired results.  We combine strategy, technology and management consulting expertise to help organisations succeed.  Our global team of practical strategists are dedicated and help every company seize competitive advantages, solve their toughest problems and capture the greatest opportunities available.”
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
*Report references:
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2019 Vendor Assessment (Doc # US44339119, April 2019).
IDC MarketScape: EMEA Business Consulting Services 2019Vendor Assessment (Doc # US43699818, April 2019).
IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Business Consulting Services 2019Vendor Assessment (Doc #US43699518 , April 2019).
IDC MarketScape: Americas Business Consulting Services 2019Vendor Assessment (Doc #US44339219, April 2019).
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