KPMG has been recognised as a 'Leader' in The Forrester Wave™: IoT Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q2 2020. Notably, the report calls out KPMG’s deep expertise in agrifood tech.
The provider's deep expertise in and focus on agrifood tech, in particular strategy consulting for public sector institutions, is unique.
Four years ago KPMG Australia made a market leading strategic investment to establish an IoT practice, driven by a recognition that connecting the physical world to the digital world helps organisations make better, faster decisions, automate processes, and enable prediction of future events. Today, the IoT practice forms part of KPMG’s end-to-end digital innovation and transformation capability, Digital Delta, and has been recognised as a 'Leader' in the recent The Forrester Wave™: IoT Consultancies in Asia Pacific.1
Piers Hogarth-Scott, Partner at KPMG Digital Delta and founder of the IoT practice says, “It is very pleasing that our work helping clients harness innovation from the Internet of Things has been recognised by Forrester in this respected market report, and in particular the call out that our expertise and focus on agrifood tech is unique. From day one, a key sector focus for us has been agrifood because we recognised that IoT is a game changer enabling digital transformation of the sector”.
Ben van Delden, Partner at KPMG and Head of Agrifood Tech says, “We are actively involved in agrifood tech and IoT through formal partnering, investment and advising organisations from start-ups through to corporates, governments and research institutions. We are delighted to be recognised by Forrester as a 'Leader' in the IoT and agrifood tech market. Our specialists understand the latest technologies and have the capability to determine how these can be used to create competitive advantage in the agrifood sector.”
The Forrester Wave™: IoT Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q2 2020 report entails a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the attributes characteristic of a consultancy’s current offering and strategy in the marketplace. According to the report, “KPMG has eight ignition co-creation centres for IoT in AP, with a strong business presence in Australia, China, and India. KPMG covers a broad range of use cases in smart industry and smart infrastructure and has a significant agrifood technology business.… the firm can leverage transformational change management expertise from its People and Change group. KPMG’s key differentiators include a solid engagement model with strong capabilities in innovation, transformation, strategy, and business case development.”