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The Boston Consulting Group Again Cited as One of World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors

BCG Recognized as a Premier Outsourcing Advisor by the IAOP®; Notches Numerous Perfect Scores. Ranking Appears in Fortune 500 Special Issue

BOSTON— The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has won the prestigious “All Star” award from IAOP®, identifying the firm as one of the world’s best outsourcing advisors.

BCG again notched perfect scores in six of IAOP’s nine judging categories, highlighting the firm’s exceptional performance in areas as diverse as customer references, programs for innovation, and presence.

This is the second time BCG has participated in the World's Best Outsourcing Advisors research, part of IAOP’s 2017 Global Outsourcing 100® program. The prominent listing, published in this year’s Fortune 500 issue of Fortune magazine in a special advertising feature produced by IAOP, is a valuable reference tool for companies in need of expert advice and guidance with their outsourcing projects.

“BCG’s all-star positioning reflects our tireless commitment to delivering sustainable value and innovative sourcing solutions to help our clients navigate increasingly disruptive technology and business scenarios. Digital is changing the sourcing landscape, with new entrants to the supplier ecosystem, and new ways of contracting to capture benefits from Agile and DevOps,” said Heiner Himmelreich, a BCG partner and global leader of the firm’s IT Sourcing business.

BCG’s Expertise in IT Outsourcing

BCG has proven expertise in IT sourcing across a broad set of industries, spanning technology, media and telecom, financial institutions, insurance, industrial goods, energy, consumer goods, health care, and the public sector. Central to our provision of premier advisory services is a skilled group of sourcing experts who regularly leverage BCG’s entire global network of industry experts and experienced consultants.

BCG’s specific IT sourcing solutions support the spectrum of an organization’s sourcing challenges, from digital and cloud sourcing strategy and sourcing transaction support to third-party cost optimization and contract recovery services.

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About IAOP

IAOP is the go-to association leading the way to improve outsourcing outcomes by bringing together customers, providers and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional development, recognition, certification and excellence. With over 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP is not only on top of the latest trends but in front of them. Through its expansive global chapter network, premier training and certification programs, knowledge center, member community and more, IAOP helps members learn, grow and succeed. For more information and how you can become involved, visit

About The Global Outsourcing 100

As the global, standard-setting association and advocate for outsourcing professionals and the organizations they support, the IAOP annually produces the following research to help companies in their outsourcing decisions:

  • The Global Outsourcing 100 – the annual listing of the world’s best outsourcing service providers – in its eleventh year
  • The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors – the annual listing of the top outsourcing advisors and consultants – in its eighth year

The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services — not just information technology and business process outsourcing, but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics. They include not only today’s leaders but tomorrow’s rising stars.

The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors is geared specifically to companies that are outstanding global outsourcing advisors and consultants. In addition to being part of The Global Outsourcing 100, the list of advisors highlights the top consultant, legal and related advisory firms globally, and is a valuable reference tool for companies needing expert advice and guidance with their outsourcing projects.


The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with offices in more than 90 cities in 50 countries.

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