Industry analysts provide rigorous and objective evaluations of KPMG’s services and solutions. Their research helps clients understand the competitive marketplace, KPMG strengths and how KPMG helps solve challenging issues.
Please read on to learn why KPMG has been named a Leader by analysts to help deliver tangible value, with a particular strategic focus to help clients find innovative, technology-driven, industry-tailored solutions.
Annually, KPMG is identified as a leader across many key analyst reports that affect clients’ most pressing business challenges.
KPMG is on the podium for HFS Top 10 Triple-A Trifecta Services 2020 (PDF 14.9 MB) and is a “Consulting-led Triple-A Trifecta transformation leader with strong investment in digital innovation.”
KPMG received high scores for “Ability to deliver business transformation,” “Innovation capability,” and “Strategy and vision.” The report called out the strength of KPMG Global Lighthouse’s transformation approach and collaboration with partners to integrate automation, AI, and smart analytics into client offerings, enabled by Connected Enterprise, Powered Enterprise, and Trusted Enterprise.
“KPMG’s digital framework enables end-to-end management from strategy to implementation, including operational architecture, digital architecture, and governance…It follows a business-first perspective to solve a client's challenges to deliver business value around growth, risk, quality, and efficiency, creating an enhanced customer experience.”
HFS Research assessed 21 service providers’ effective use of three critical change agents in concert—automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and smart analytics—to create powerful business outcomes and scalable, end-to-end digital transformation for clients. Look to this page for more information on KPMG’s offerings.
KPMG named a Leader in The Forrester New WaveTM: RPA Service Providers In Healthcare, Q3 2020
Forrester distinguishes KPMG as a “Leader” in The Forrester New Wave™: RPA Service Providers In Healthcare, Q3 2020. This recognition comes in light of a focused approach to differentiating our HCLS automation capabilities by building strong relationships with key industry incumbents. Click here for full report.
A reference quoted “KPMG train in a way that supports distributed citizen developers within the business units very well. The training goes beyond ‘this is how to use RPA’ and presents our automation policies as well”. Please see this link for more information on the Healthcare practice.
KPMG named a Leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Digital Process Automation Service Providers, Q3 2020.
KPMG earns a position as a “Leader” in the Forrester Wave DPA report, noted for highly rated design services, clients who benefit from a wide array of initiatives. KPMG also excelled in wide technology deployment and process discovery at scale. Forrester Research's Q3 2020 report cited “KPMG's strategy expertise gets backing from broad capabilities to support DPA. KPMG leads clients in identifying and aligning with critical business objectives. As KPMG moves from strategy to execution, it brings a forward-looking viewpoint on the need for adaptable technology and use of low code for core modernization.” The report also states that KPMG’s “early and aggressive investment in low-code tools and methodologies to augment traditional DPA supports this approach by driving more rapid and agile development.” See full report here.
Low-code development and digital process automation (DPA) platforms are crucial foundations for business and play a critical role in driving digital transformation. According to the Forrester report, “strategy, process discovery/analysis, and citizen development support are key differentiators. As the scale and complexity of process automation needs increase, organizations look to support from service providers. Vendors that can provide strategic consulting and process discovery and support citizen-led application development successfully deliver process automation to their customers”. Look here for more information on KPMG’s offerings.
KPMG named a Leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Enterprise Insights Service Providers, Q2 2020
KPMG secures a position in the leaders’ section in the Forrester Wave Enterprise Services Providers report, receiving its highest scores in the current offering category in the criteria of Current Partner Ecosystem, Business & Advisory Services, and Analytics & AI Services. Forrester Research's Q2 2020 report cited “KPMG’s investigative precision drives insight innovation…. Its data partners contribute to a Signals Repository, offering a wealth of prederived insights that are available to consultants and clients as part of services or direct access via API…KPMG is a compelling option for engagements requiring a skilled partner to help sniff out fraud, revenue leakage, and opportunities across use cases.” Click here for full report.
The power and functionality available from today’s analytics and AI services can significantly transform organizations business processes putting them in a stronger position for future growth. KPMG professionals are focused on helping clients to be competitive and compliant throughout their digital transformation. We offer specialized technical capabilities in data, artificial intelligence and emerging technology that differentiate our offerings and address client issues through a mix of proprietary and alliance platforms, solutions, process capabilities. For more information visit the Data, AI & emerging technologies webpage.
KPMG named a leader in IDC MarketScape Worldwide, Americas, EMEA and Asia/Pacific Business Consulting Services 2020 Vendor Assessments
A broad, multidisciplinary approach to business consulting helps clients innovate and transform.
Organizations around the world count on KPMG’s global network to help them solve their most complex business challenges, from improving performance to optimizing risk, and from restructuring operations to seizing new growth opportunities. A consistent approach and set of methodologies for solutions serves clients around the world. See how KPMG helps clients solve their biggest business challenges on the Advisory webpage.
KPMG a leader in IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Business & Industrial IoT Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2020
IoT solutions leverage devices, data, analytics, and automation to power insights, fuel growth, and improve customer experience. KPMG helps clients realize the value of IoT across the management consulting, risk, and tax practices.
Ensuring the proper set of capabilities align with your unique business challenges is anything but straight forward with a myriad of infrastructure, platforms, and application choices. A clear path to unite these technologies requires a properly formulated plan from business case to requirements to design and implementation. KPMG can help your business develop a sensible approach to harness the power of IoT.
IDC MarketScape Worldwide Intelligent Automation Services 2019 Vendor Assessment
KPMG named a leader in IDC MarketScape Worldwide Intelligent Automation Services 2019 Vendor Assessment
Intelligent automation technologies are redefining value creation and reshaping the way organizations do business.
Businesses around the world count on KPMG’s global network to help build intelligent automation solutions that unlock the value of a continuum of technologies (ranging from simplistic process automation to advanced cognitive applications). And this has allowed our clients to accelerate their automation, cost management, growth, and customer engagement strategies as well as their risk and regulatory policies.
Our professionals help organizations leverage intelligent automation to drive value across the value chain.
A broad, multidisciplinary approach to business consulting helps clients innovate and transform.
Organizations around the world count on KPMG’s global network to help them solve their most complex business challenges, from improving performance to optimizing risk, and from restructuring operations to seizing new growth opportunities. A consistent approach and set of methodologies for solutions serves clients around the world. See how KPMG helps clients solve their biggest business challenges.
KPMG has been recognized by ALM Intelligence report as a global ‘Leader’ for its Cyber Security Consulting services and capabilities. KPMG’s Cyber Security practice is cited as taking a “holistic, proactive, approach to interacting with clients to create client-centric solutions in an environment of co-creation of business-savvy cyber including assessment to create change, engineers or technical aspects and implementation,” wrote the report’s authors.
KPMG’s Connected Enterprise framework received substantial praise. In addressing KPMG’s operating system, the report states, “KPMG continues to invest in its Connected Enterprise framework with proven results, as clients enjoy increased transparency and cohesiveness across the front- middle-, and back-office of customer experience capabilities. This approach significantly improves data flow across the enterprise, creating insights for further operational improvements that ultimately improve customer journeys.”
Underpinning KPMG’s #2 position, the report commends KPMG as a consulting leader that has gone “all in” on its alliance with Google Cloud, setting up a global Google Cloud Innovation Lab dedicated to experimenting and innovating with Google Cloud products. The lab both tests and co-builds new Google Cloud products and solutions. KPMG and Google Cloud have selected the financial services, healthcare, and life sciences industry verticals to co-develop solutions.”
HFS’s evaluation includes praise for KPMG as a "consulting leader using its domain knowledge to collaborate with Microsoft on AI" as well as having a strategic vision for AI. “KPMG is very aware of AI’s benefits and nascence, and it is determined not to sell AI to clients without getting them to see the bigger picture around the technology.” KPMG also is called out for Driving market education for Microsoft AI and as a critical partner for Microsoft’s AI strategy. “The KPMG-Microsoft alliance is moving the needle on multiple aspects of Microsoft AI adoption, and the technology giant considers KPMG as a strategic partner for its success.”
KPMG has received a Leader ranking among Workday Implementation Partners in The Forrester New Wave™: Workday Implementation Partners, Q3 2019 report. Noted among three service providers KPMG excels at business transformation — with depth in both finance and HR, according to the report’s authors. The report also noted, “KPMG puts its Powered Enterprise approach front and center to significantly reduce the time and risk of a Workday rollout while maximizing results.”
KPMG is seen as a Leader delivering Workforce Management consulting services. KPMG is highlighted as best in class for external market insight, noting that “KPMG brings an informed, outside-in point of view on workforce management in its “Future of….” series that deconstructs the signals of change, analyzes their impact on the future of work, and proposes meaningful roadmaps for action. According to analyst Liz DeVito, “KPMG also stands out for its firm grasp of the trends that are reshaping the organization and its workforce.” In speaking with clients, DeVito learned that “KPMG has a singular ability for visioning future state organizations and providing practical advice about mapping a path to the future.”
KPMG is seen as a Leader delivering Communications & Change Management consulting services. Liz DeVito, Associate Director and Lead for HR Consulting Research with ALM Intelligence, cites KPMG’s Enabling Tools as ‘Best in Class,’ noting that “KPMG continues to aggressively invest in developing a broad suite of change management tools, methods, and playbooks that align with its guiding methodology for making change real and impactful.”
KPMG is seen as a Leader delivering Finance Operations consulting services. The analyst, Tomek Jankowski, says "KPMG provides an end-to-end technology-enabled (but business-led) strategy-to implementation transformation offering around finance operations. KPMG also has a particular strength in providing dynamic, customized solutions for difficult, complex projects across geographies, and has proven itself very process-oriented…KPMG has also been ramping up its SaaS and managed services offering, and has built what it calls KPMG Powered Finance." He concludes that KPMG is "Best in Class" for "Management System."
Forrester awarded KPMG the highest possible scores in the criteria of business acumen; security strategy consulting capabilities; and governance, risk & compliance capabilities. According to the Forrester report, KPMG consistently advances three messages: “1) Cyber security helps businesses grow; 2) Cyber security problems now require multidisciplinary expertise; and 3) Cyber security protects core business functions.” The report continues that “KPMG doesn’t just say those things in its marketing; it infuses those themes into its cyber security services portfolio.”"
KPMG has been recognized in a recent ALM Intelligence report as a global ‘Leader’ for its HR Operations consulting services and capabilities. ALM’s Vanguard report assessing consulting-services providers cites KPMG’s uniquely differentiated approach to reinventing HR based on the concepts, frameworks, and personas introduced in its Future of HR campaign.
“KPMG gains ground on the strength of its Future of HR campaign that provides a coherent approach to prioritizing and sequencing the phases of an HR transformation and enhancements to Powered Enterprise that incorporate intelligent automation and target operating model innovations,” says Liz DeVito, Associate Director and Lead for HR Consulting Research with ALM Intelligence.
KPMG has been named a leading global service provider for Supply Chain Planning consulting services in a new ALM Intelligence report. KPMG was ranked ‘Best in Class’ for Needs Assessment and Project Management and ranked ‘strong’ for its Operating System and Management System capabilities. The report notes that ‘Best in Class’ firms “evidence deep capabilities in specific areas of supply chain planning consulting and stand out from their peers for their highly effective and often innovative consulting approaches and service delivery.”
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