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IDC MarketScape report names EY a leader in digital strategy consulting services

LONDON, 1 AUGUST 2019. EY, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, has been named as a worldwide leader in digital strategy consulting services by IDC MarketScape.

1 Aug 2019 London GB

IDC MarketScape names EY a leader for business consulting services

LONDON, 29 APRIL 2019. EY has 2 been recognized as a leader for business consulting services in all geographies by the IDC MarketScape: Business Consulting Services 2019 Vendor Assessment.

29 Apr 2019 London GB

ALM Intelligence names EY a top market leader in supply chain management consulting

LONDON, 8 APRIL 2019. EY has been recognized as a leader for supply chain management consulting by ALM Intelligence in its 2019 report, The ALM Vanguard: Supply Chain Planning Consulting

8 Apr 2019 London GB

EY named a leader in global digital business transformation report by independent research firm

LONDON, 26 MARCH 2019. EY has been recognized by Forrester Research as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Global Digital Business Transformation Accelerators, Q1 2019.

26 Mar 2019 London GB

EY named a “Visionary” in Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide, by Gartner

LONDON, 27 FEBRUARY 2019. EY today announced that Gartner, Inc., named EY a “Visionary” in its Magic Quadrant for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Customer Experience (CX) Implementation Services, Worldwide.

27 Feb 2019 London GB

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June

EY ranked a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SAP Implementation Services 2020 Vendor Assessment

We are delighted to announce that EY has been positioned a leader in Worldwide SAP Implementation Services by IDC Marketscape. According to the report, IDC values EY's marketing and growth strategy. Buyers rate EY highly for its ability to provide customer service, onsite and functional insights and competency related to SAP implementation services.

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SAP Implementation Services 2020 Vendor Assessment, by Ali Zaidi, June 2020, IDC  #US45354920

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IDC positions EY a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2020 Vendor Assessment

We are extremely proud to be positioned a leader for Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services by IDC. According to the report, IDC considers EY's strategies around delivery consistency, marketing, skills, and innovation and R&D as key strengths. Buyers rate EY highly for its ability to provide customer service (particularly onsite), provide functional insights and competency, meet a project timeline and handle changes in project scope, and deliver reliable, accurate, and trustworthy business analytics solutions.

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2020 Vendor Assessment, by Jennifer Hamel, June 2020, IDC #US45353220e

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April

EY positioned a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2020 Vendor Assessment

We are extremely proud to be positioned a leader for Worldwide Cloud Professional Services in 2020 Vendor Assessment by IDC. According to the report, buyers rate EY highly for its customer service capability and the strength of its global presence. IDC notes EY's offering breadth around applications-centric platforms, its cost management strategy, and its overall growth.

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2020 Vendor Assessment, by Gard Little and Chad Huston, April 2020, IDC #US45439120

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Gartner positions EY as a Leader in the April Magic Quadrant for SAP S/4 HANA Application Services, Worldwide

We are proud to be named a Leader by Gartner for SAP S/4HANA Application Services, Worldwide. According to the report, “Leaders are performing well today, gaining traction and mind share in the market; they have a clear vision of market direction and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market. Leaders have built a considerable S/4HANA track record and capabilities across multiple industries, geographies, deployment approaches or modules.”  

Source: Gartner Inc., Magic Quadrant for SAP S/4HANA Application Services, Worldwide; Fabio Di Capua, Susan Tan, Allan Wilkins, Jaideep Thyagarajan; April 2020, G00407891
Disclaimer: Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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March

EY ranked a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business and Industrial IoT Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2020 Vendor Assessment

We are delighted to announce that EY has been positioned a leader for Worldwide Business and Industrial IoT Consulting and Systems Integration Services by IDC. According to the report, EY's key strength has been determined as its IoT C&SI delivery competency. Buyers have liked EY's proprietary frameworks and strategy to enable customers to increase adoption. EY has been noted for its strategy to address customers' business priorities, offering breadth and depth of services, and the overall IoT services team competency.

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business and Industrial IoT Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2020 Vendor Assessment, by Mukesh Dialani, March 2020, IDC #US46120820

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February

Gartner positions EY as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Service Providers, 2020

We are proud to be positioned as a leader by Gartner for Data and Analytics Service Providers. The report highlights EY’s strengths and ability to invest in Data centricity, Business transformation and “Trust by design”. Clients have been able to experience emerging technologies in our wavespace innovation centers, where the implementations are done with reusable D&A assets and industry-specific platforms and solutions.

Source: Gartner Inc., Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Service Providers; Jorgen Heizenberg, Twiggy Lo, Gareth Herschel, Ehtisham Zaidi, Saul Judah, Robert Thanaraj; February 2020, G00386719
Disclaimer: Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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December

Privacy on Public Blockchains: EY Clients and the Blockchain Curious Must Leverage this “Best of Both Worlds” Breakthrough

EY has been recognized by HFS for its ability to encrypt public blockchains in its report ‘Privacy on public blockchains: EY clients and the blockchain curious must leverage this ‘Best of both Worlds’ breakthrough'. At the EY EMEIA Blockchain Summit held in October 2019 in Paris, Paul Brody, EY’s global blockchain leader, explained how EY is moving the enterprise gaze toward public blockchains that leverage zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs). EY is solving the historic issue of privacy on public blockchains as ZKPs afford EY’s enterprise clients all the benefits of a public blockchain while maintaining privacy.

Source: Privacy on Public Blockchains: EY Clients and the Blockchain Curious Must Leverage this “Best of Both Worlds” Breakthrough, HFS (published: December, 2019); Authors: Sam Duncan

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EY positioned a leader in The ALM Vanguard: Transactions-Divestitures Consulting 2019

We are delighted to announce that EY has been positioned a leader in Transactions-Divestitures Consulting by ALM Intelligence in their recent report, ‘The ALM Vanguard: Transactions-Divestitures Consulting 2019’.

According to ALM Intelligence, "EY has been adding to its legacy, dedicated Separate team’s capabilities and broader sell and separate services through continuing investments in its deal-related digital assets, such as Capital Edge, CarveX, and Embryonic. These tools are highly complementary to EY’s deal process management and operational (including change management) strengths in deals. The further integration of EY Parthenon adds a key deal and business model strategy component.”

Source: The ALM Vanguard: Transactions-Divestitures Consulting 2019 (December 2019), Tomek Jankowski

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EY positioned a leader in The ALM Vanguard: Corporate Services Consulting 2019

We are proud to be positioned as a leader in Corporate Services Consulting by ALM Intelligence in their recent report, ‘The ALM Vanguard: Corporate Services Consulting 2019’.

According to ALM Intelligence, 'EY continues to advance its position on continued investments in agile and digital capabilities focused on transforming corporate services into a transformation engine that enables organizations to innovate at scale. Clients perceive EY as ahead of the curve on multiple fronts, most notably their ability to guide c-suite stakeholders through "art of the possible" scenario planning in the firm's Wavespace centers and capabilities in the end-to-end process design, infrastructure support and maintenance, and intelligent automation.'

Source: The ALM Vanguard: Corporate Services Consulting 2019 (November 2019), Liz DeVito

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November

EY featured in HFS Top 10 IoT Service Providers 2019 Winners Podium.

We are proud to be ranked #5 by HFS in its ’Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Service Providers 2019’ report. EY is defined as an Innovative Big 4 firm with considerable experience in IoT, establishing itself as a ready-to-deploy solution provider with a deep sector and domain expertise to structure business-oriented IoT adoption, supported by technology partners including alliance partners and their platforms, such as Microsoft Azure, IBM Bluemix, SAP Leonardo, and PTC ThingWorx for joint go-to-market activities. EY is seen to have a strong ecosystem where it co-innovates and delivers projects together with other market players, including alliance partners.

Source: HFS Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Service Providers 2019 (October 2019)

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EY Flexes Its Blockchain Muscles In China

EY's Asia Pacific Blockchain Summit took place for the second time in Shanghai on November 6. It was an opportunity for EY to showcase its most recent blockchain projects happening around the globe, as proofs of concept or in production. Here are my key observations from this event.

Source: EY Flexes Its Blockchain Muscles In China, Forrester.com (published: November, 2019); Authors: Meng Liu, Charlie Dai, Frederic Giron

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October

EY positioned a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Change Consulting Services Vendor Assessment 2019.

We are delighted to announce that EY has been positioned a leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Change Consulting Services Vendor Assessment.According to the report, EY is seen to excel at its ability to help clients with their employee management through training initiatives, offer high-quality staff, and at continually refreshing and deepening its change consultants' skills to keep up with changing issues, approaches, and insights.

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Change Consulting Services 2019 Vendor Assessment, #US43248119e, Gard Little & Bjoern Stengel

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EY ranked a leader in The Forrester Wave for Cybersecurity Consulting Services In Asia Pacific

We are proud to be positioned as a leader in Cybersecurity Consulting Services by Forrester in their recent report, ‘The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Consulting Services In Asia Pacific, Q4 2019’. EY was one of the first providers to add trust-based, purpose-driven conversations to its go-to-market formula to help clients. According to Forrester, under new global leadership, EY is evolving its offerings in AP to tighten its industry alignment, infuse cybersecurity into all of its offerings, and increase automation.

Source: The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Consulting Services In Asia Pacific, Q4 2019 (September 2019)

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September

EY is named a leader in The Forrester Wave for Robotic Process Automation Services

We are proud to be positioned as a leader in Robotic Process Automation Services by Forrester in their recent report, ‘The Forrester Wave™: Robotic Process Automation Services, Q4 2019’. According to Forrester, EY has one of the strongest innovation roadmaps, including internally funded tools and tools codeveloped with firms in its alliance ecosystem such as UiPath, Microsoft, Blue Prism, and SAP. EY's strengths lie in ideation, process assessment (using its EYSight toolkit), opportunity discovery, and analytics.

Source: The Forrester Wave™: Robotic Process Automation Services, Q4 2019 (September 2019)

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August

EY positioned as Leader in Business Strategy & Planning Consulting by ALM Intelligence

We are proud to be positioned as a leader in Business Strategy & Planning Consulting by ALM Intelligence in their recent report, ‘The ALM Vanguard: Business Strategy & Planning Consulting’.

According to ALM Intelligence, "As a newcomer to the leaderboard, EY embraces the need to marry near-term and long-term planning anchored in a well-articulated purpose and distinctive point of view on how to judge the drivers of long-term value. The firm leans heavily on asset-based delivery to accelerate engagements and facilitate the linkage of strategy to broader operating model and infrastructure initiatives."

Source: The ALM Vanguard: Business Strategy & Planning Consulting 2019 (August 2019), Nathan Simon

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July 

EY positioned as Leader in Production Operations Consulting by ALM Intelligence

We are delighted to announce that EY has been positioned a leader in Production Operations Consulting by ALM Intelligence in their recent report, ‘The ALM Vanguard: Production Operations Consulting’.

Source: The ALM Vanguard: Production Operations Consulting 2019 (July 2019), Naima Hoque Essing

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June 

EY positioned a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Strategy Consulting Services Vendor Assessment 2019.

We are pleased to announce that EY has been positioned a leader in the IDC MarketScape Digital Strategy Consulting Services 2019 Vendor Assessment.

According to the report, "EY was rated highly by clients in the areas of quality of digital strategy professionals, driving and supporting change across clients' organizations, delivering value-creating innovation, understanding clients' unique needs, and challenging clients to accept new approaches and solutions".

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Strategy Consulting Services 2019 Vendor Assessment, #US43700818, Douglas Hayward

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May

In its Third Annual Blockchain Summit, EY calls this ‘YEAR 0’ for Blockchain

The third annual EY Global Blockchain Summit gave an indication of the rapid acceleration in adoption that had EY describing this as “Year 0.”

EY hosted TBR and several other attendees in executive‐level discussions, client briefings over a 28-breakout session organized in four tracks consisting of blockchain business applications, blockchain assurance, tax & compliance implications; financial services and the token economy and blockchain technology.

This special report summarizes how blockchain appears poised to deliver on its anticipated promises to transform business interactions and greatly reduce operating expenses while creating new business services networks.

Source: TBR Special Report "In its Third Annual Blockchain Summit, EY calls this ‘YEAR 0’ for Blockchain", Geoff Woollacott, Patrick Heffernan

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ALM Intelligence positions EY as a leader in the ALM Vanguard: Product Development Operations

We are proud to be positioned as a leader for Product Development Operations by ALM Intelligence. EY was cited for our strengths in Operating Systems, highlighting our ability to excel in covering both technical skills and client ownership in an integrated way. EY were also called out for our unique ability to 'link PLM/PDM enablement with supply chain strategy'.

Source: The ALM Vanguard: Product Development Operations Consulting 2019 (May 2019), Nathan Simon

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January

EY positioned as leader in The ALM Vanguard: Supply Chain Planning Consulting 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have been positioned as a leader in Supply Chain Planning Consulting by ALM Intelligence. The ALM Vanguard report calls out EY's Supply Chain Reinvention model, stating it offers a successful and consistent framework for achieving both in-and cros-function operational excellence.

Source: The ALM Vanguard: Supply Chain Planning 2019 (January 2019), Naima Hoque Essing

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August

EY showcases the difference between doing digital and being digital

EY recently held its Technology Analyst Summit in Toronto to provide some detail on its digital strategy and transformation capabilities, which are increasingly used internally as well as externally. 451’s report writes how the summit demonstrated how “EY Advisory is rapidly evolving its digital transformation capabilities in terms of building out product engineering and global service delivery to support the assets it is developing”.

Source: 451 Research “EY showcases the difference between doing digital and being digital"

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Hustlers, hackers and heroes: EY’s technology consultants of a transformative age

At the EY Toronto wavespace™, EY hosted TBR and around 30 analysts for two days of executive‐level discussions, client briefings, and product and solution demonstrations by EY technology consulting professionals. In this report, TBR details how “EY consistently puts forward a practical, get-it-done message, reinforcing that the firm knows its clients’ business, knows technology, and can deliver immediate value beyond strategy and even beyond consulting”.

Source: TBR Report "Hustlers, hackers and heroes: EY’s technology consultants of a transformative age", Patrick M. Heffernan, Geoff Woollacott, Jen Hamel

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EY Outlines Strategic Initiative at Technology Summit

EY hosted its 2018 Technology Summit at one of its flagship wavespace innovation centers in Toronto, Canada to update industry analysts on recent strategic initiatives undertaken by EY’s technology consulting practice. ALM discusses in their report how the summit “highlighted how EY is adapting to a discernible trend change in client expectations for consultants to not only arrive with formed or semi-formed ideas and solutions that solve their commercial and operational problems but also to be able to collaborate with them in co-creating and activating solutions that result in measurable positive outcomes”.

Source: ALM Consulting Magazine "EY Outlines Strategic Initiative at Technology Summit" , Naima Hoque Essing

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July

EY Advisory continues to strengthen its technology capabilities

At a Technology Analyst Summit held in Toronto, in one of the wavespace™ innovation hubs, EY provided an update on their technology vision, strategy and digital capabilities, including a range of actual customer engagements. PAC note in their blog post that EY is a strong contender in the market for digital transformation advisory: “Coming from a mainly management consulting background, EY has made significant progress in boosting its IT capabilities”.

Source: PAC Blog “EY Advisory continues to strengthen its technology capabilities”, Katharina Grimme

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EY, SAP and Microsoft: A powerful triad for the Business of One era

EY has been investing heavily in partnerships and in automating our IP in ways that radically reduce ‘run the business’ IT costs while continuing to excel at ‘transform the business’ advisory engagements. TBR’s report on EY, details how we have deepened partnerships with technology providers such as SAP and Microsoft. In this way, EY can pull SAP and Microsoft into accounts where they have previously not had much visibility: “…these three working together in major accounts will give many of their competitors pause”.

Source: TBR Blog “EY, SAP and Microsoft: A powerful triad for the Business of One era”, Geoff Woollacott

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April

EY wavespace combines the art of the possible with the realities of corporate life

EY wavespace is a global network of growth and innovation centers designed to help businesses navigate ‘the Transformative Age.’ By combining the experience of our global tax, accounting, advisory and transactions professionals with startup and disruptive innovation thinking, we are positioning ourselves for the digital future.

451 Research’s report on EY’s wavespace network notes how EY’s approach to digital business creates a more industrialized and enterprise-friendly digital capability that connects with our deep sector knowledge, regulatory and compliance experience.

Source: 451 Research article “EY wavespace combines the art of the possible with the realities of corporate life”, Katy Ring (April, 2018)

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Alexia O'Sullivan
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