By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com
Tom DeGarmo, principal and PwC’s Global and U.S. Technology Consulting Leader commented recently on PwC US announcing it was named a leader in the October, 2012 “The Forrester Wave™: Business Intelligence Services Providers, Q4 2012” report by Forrester Research, Inc.
“Organizations today face the enormous challenge of gleaning the right kind of information from massive amounts of data in order to inform their decision-making process and drive growth, improve margin and manage risk. The right business intelligence strategy, facilitated by a variety of technologies, can help companies make business decisions with confidence and clarity,” he said. “We believe that being a Leader in Forrester’s BI Service Providers report reflects our focus as a business integrator to help clients address their most complex business challenges from strategy through execution.”
In the report, Forrester evaluated business intelligence service providers on 53 criteria and recognized PwC as among the 12 elite leaders that offer strong choices for Business Intelligence (BI) service buyers. According to the report, “PwC is a strong fit for complex transformational projects in which it helps clients develop and align business strategy and technology implementation. PwC’s advanced analytics center of excellence helps clients in areas such as applied analytics, statistics, advanced simulation, and business intelligence. PwC has information management competencies tied to BI that include enterprise data management, enterprise content management, and information strategy, architecture, and governance. Major verticals of focus for PwC’s BI practice include health, financial services, products and services, and public sector. PwC has alliances with major BI vendors including Oracle, SAP, HP and Microsoft.”