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EY’s global Analyst Relations professionals work with the analyst community to assist them with their research and to help them gain insights into how we deliver value for our clients.

EY has a globally recognized portfolio of services that combine core advisory strengths in protecting and improving organizations' performance with deep capabilities in assurance, tax and transactions.


EY is named a Forrester Wave leader for Innovation Consulting Service Providers   EY is named a leader in The Forrester Wave for Innovation Consulting Service Providers

October 2018

According to Forrester, one key element that differentiates EY’s innovation consulting offering is how it blends business, design, and advanced technology skills into collaborative teams. The report also cites EY’s “globally coherent offering,” and blend of diverse mindsets that enable breakthroughs and acceleration to scale: “What stands out in terms of EY’s innovation consulting capabilities is this blend of diverse mindsets that is at the core of how breakthroughs are generated and accelerated through to scale.”

Source: The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Consulting Services Providers, Q4 2018.


EY showcases the difference between doing digital and being digital   EY showcases the difference between doing digital and being digital

August 2018

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"


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

August 2018

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


EY Outlines Strategic Initiative at Technology Summit   EY Outlines Strategic Initiative at Technology Summit

August 2018

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.


EY Advisory continues to strengthen its technology capabilities   EY Advisory continues to strengthen its technology capabilities

July 2018

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


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

July 2018

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.


EY has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment   EY has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment

May 2018

We are pleased to be recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a Leader Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment.

According to the IDC MarketScape, "Buyers rate EY highly for its functional insights and competence and for providing sincere and trustworthy resources for a project. Similarly, IDC rates EY highly in terms of its employee management strategy and its pricing model strategy." The IDC MarketScape states that “Consider EY when the idea of business-led technology-enabled SAP implementation sounds like the right approach, as compared with a technology-led implementation.”

Source: IDC MarketScape Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment May 2018 (Ali Zaidi, Gard Little), IDC #US43461218


EY has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2018 Vendor Assessment   EY has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2018 Vendor Assessment

May 2018

We are pleased to be recognised by the IDC MarketScape as a Leader in the Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2018 Vendor Assessment.

According to the IDC MarketScape, "Buyers rate EY highly for its ability to meet project timelines and its ability to help achieve desired business outcomes. Similarly, IDC rates EY highly in terms of its offerings/functionality road map and productivity of its innovation/R&D." The IDC MarketScape states that “EY should also be on the short list for users if they need help for achieving desired business outcomes through an analytics C&SI services project.”

Source: IDC MarketScape Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services Vendor Assessment (Ali Zaidi, May 2018), IDC #US43786518e


EY - Internet of Things Services 2018   HfS positions EY as a Leader in their Blueprint Report on Internet of Things Services 2018

April, 2018

We are proud to be positioned as a leader in the HfS Blueprint Report: Internet of Things Services 2018 (April, 2018).

Our IoT platform, accelerates speed-to-insights by operationalizing analytics quickly and cost effectively on an analytics-as-a-service platform. By adding our capabilities around the behavioural aspects of analytics, it delivers scope and scale of analytics to clients.

Source: HFS Blue print report "Internet of Things Services 2018", Pareekh Jain, Jim Eastlake ( April 2018).


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

April, 2018

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)


EY - Aritifical Intelligence (AI) Services 2018   HfS positions EY as a High Performer in their Blueprint Report on Artificial Intelligence Services 2018

March, 2018

We are proud to named by HfS as a High Performer in its Artificial Intelligence Services Blueprint Grid (March 2018).

We have developed a strong reputation for driving RPA deployments with a transformational and end-to-end point of view. It has an alignment with the OneOffice concept by its partnership with TrustPortal and by leveraging a broad set of cognitive tools such as ABBYY and Arago’s Hiro for parsing, Workfusion and Azure Machine Learning Studio for machine learning, and big beasts like Watson for a broad set of services including virtual agents and chatbots.

Source: HfS Blueprint Report "Artificial Intelligence (AI) Services 2018 ", Tom Reuner (March 2018).


EY - Market Guide for Blockchain Consulting and Proof-of-Concept Development Services   Market Guide for Blockchain Consulting and Proof-of-Concept Development Services

March, 2018

Organizations are starting to review the potential of blockchain to disrupt their industry through new business models and efficiencies. With skills in demand, sourcing and vendor management leaders need to explore the market for consultancy services to navigate the fast-evolving blockchain world.

Gartner’s Market Guide report discusses the blockchain capabilities of a range of service providers, including EY. EY are proud to confirm its strengths lie in creating revenue from licensing blockchain revenue and from subscription-based services as well as providing consulting services to design and implement blockchain solutions for clients using a well-defined engagement model. Additionally, we provide audit and tax services to companies involved in blockchain ecosystems, and seek to ensure the correct operation of smart contracts.

Source: ID: Gartner Inc., Market Guide for Blockchain Consulting and Proof-of-Concept Development Services, David Groombridge, Rajesh Kandaswamy, Chrissy Healey, 13 March 2018 (G00326939)

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.


Gartner positions EY as a ‘Leader’ in the Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Service Providers, Worldwide   Gartner positions EY as a ‘Leader’ in the Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Service Providers, Worldwide

February, 2018

We are pleased to be recognized by Gartner as a Leader for Data and Analytics Service Providers, Worldwide. EY are proud to confirm its strengths in this area lie in our rekindled strategic direction, industry analytical assets and platform solutions, and an extensive ecosystem collaboration.

Source: Gartner Inc., Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Service Providers, Worldwide, Jorgen Heizenberg, Neil Chandler, Twiggy Lo, 28 February 2018

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.


EY - Gartner positions EY as a ‘Visionary’   Gartner positions EY as a ‘Visionary’ in the Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide

January 2018

We are pleased to be recognised by Gartner as Visionary for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services, Worldwide. EY are proud to confirm its strengths in this area lie in business change and process transformation, cultural fit and CX vision.

Source ID: G00322092, Gartner, January 2018

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..


EY - Market Guide for IoT Service Providers   Market Guide for IoT Service Providers

January 2018

Internet of Things service providers address a range of IoT services from upfront planning and solution architecture to deployment and integration. CIOs should use this Market Guide to evaluate and select IoT service providers able to bring IoT services that align with their digital business goals.

Source ID: G00315950, Gartner, January 2018

Gartner’s Market Guide for IoT Service Providers looks at medium and large service providers including EY, that are supporting key vertical markets for IoT adoption. EY’s IoT services operates with a deep vertical focus and utilises industry-specific expertise, data science and analytics knowledge within its IoT practice. EY’s 16 dedicated wavespaces also provides support for IoT innovation.

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.


EY - HfS positions EY as a leader in their Blueprint Report on Enterprise Blockchain Services 2017   HfS positions EY as a leader in their Blueprint Report on Enterprise Blockchain Services 2017

November 2017

We are proud to be positioned within the HfS Winner’s Circle for Enterprise Blockchain Services. EY was cited for our strengths in investment and commitment, end-to-end service, technology agnostic approach and ability to drive adoption beyond PoCs.

HfS Research also noted that EY was a “committed blockchain player with production-ready clients driven by end-to-end services and global blockchain expertise”. Other leading highlights include EY’s robust client base, broad industry coverage and experience across value chain.

Source: HfS Blueprint Report: Enterprise Blockchain Services, November 2017


EY - Competitive Landscape: Data and Analytics Service Providers   Competitive Landscape: Data and Analytics Service Providers

June 2017

As data and analytics become the centre of digital transformation, technology product marketing leaders must compete by taking an asset-based service approach and augmenting solutions with intelligent automation.

Gartner’s Competitive Landscape report provides competitive profiles on the data and analytics capabilities of a range of different service providers, including EY. EY embeds analytics across Advisory, using an issue-led and technology-enabled approach. We combine experience from EY member firms and our Global Analytics Center of Excellence to help clients gain new insight and navigate the digital world. EY has been expanding its analytics capabilities by actively building alliances, such as with Ebix, LinkedIn, John Hopkins University and GE.

Source: ID: G00327337, Gartner, June 2017

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.


EY Advisory takes ‘suits + jeans’ approach to consulting   EY Advisory takes ‘suits + jeans’ approach to consulting

May 2017

EY is working toward its Vision 2020 purpose of building a better working world with a 'suits+jeans' approach to consulting. EY is positioning for the digital future. It recently held a global analyst and adviser event to report on its own progress in both undergoing and providing purpose driven transformation.


EY - Market Guide for Blockchain Consulting and Proof-of-Concept Development Services   Market Guide for Blockchain Consulting and Proof-of-Concept Development Services

February 2017

Many organisations are looking to consultants for help in understanding the applicability and impact of blockchain for their business.

Gartner’s Market Guide report discusses the blockchain capabilities of a range of service providers, including EY. EY’s blockchain solutions use experience in regulatory, operations and tax to deliver a business-first approach across a number of industries, and EY’s Global Blockchain Network Council coordinates EY’s resources across service lines, geographies and technical development.

Source: ID: G00317612, Gartner, February 2017

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.