IDC MarketScape names EY a global leader in risk consulting

London, 22 August 2017

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EY has been recognized as a global leader in risk consulting services by International Data Corporation (IDC) in its annual report series, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Risk Consulting Services 2017 Vendor Assessment.1

The report identifies EY as one of the fastest-growing business consulting organizations worldwide. According to the report, buyers of business consulting services worldwide regard EY as the most capable of all organizations at integrating risk awareness and solutions within other consulting engagements.

Amy Brachio, EY Global and Americas Risk Leader, Advisory, says:

“We are proud to be named an IDC MarketScape leader in risk consulting. Today’s business environment means that proactive risk management is more important than ever in helping organizations achieve strategic objectives with confidence and drive trust as a competitive differentiator. Rapidly expanding technology capabilities, changing demographics, geopolitical trends and industry convergence are creating the need for more strategic and nimble risk management practices. As part of our purpose in building a better working world, we are committed to supporting clients to achieve strategic objectives with confidence and transform risk management functions to protect trust in the organization.”

The IDC MarketScape report evaluates companies based on a comprehensive framework and set of parameters that assess and compare global business consulting service providers. The report also examines consulting companies’ attributes that are conducive to success in specific markets.

1 IDC Marketscape, July 2017, Doc# US42810817


Notes to editors

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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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 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 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.