BCG Named a Worldwide Leader in Business Consulting Services by IDC MarketScape

The Firm Was Also Named a Leader in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific Regional Reports

BOSTON—Boston Consulting Group (BCG) was named a worldwide leader in business consulting services in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc # US47023921, November 2021). “Buyers worldwide view BCG as excelling at directly improving the client organization’s commercial performance,” said the report.

“BCG is seen to do extremely well at offering an end-to-end transformation approach and helping clients create a more effective business,” the IDC MarketScape noted.

Recognized for Current Offering and Strategy

The report provides an in-depth look at 11 providers of business consulting services, evaluating them against 16 criteria divided into two categories: capabilities and strategy. Participating vendors were placed in either the Leaders Category or the Major Players Category. Based on its performance, BCG was named to the Leaders Category in all four markets (Worldwide, Americas1, Europe2, Asia/Pacific3).

“We are proud and honored to be recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a Leader in business consulting services,” said Sharon Marcil, BCG’s North America Regional Chair. “BCG’s core business is working side by side with our clients to deliver truly transformative results that drive innovation and success. Our ‘OneBCG’ integrated, holistic go-to-market approach brings all of the many talents and capabilities that BCG has to offer to our client engagements and provides seamless delivery and incentivized structure for multidisciplinary collaboration with clients on their journey.”

BCG’s offering comprehensively covers 21 sectors, with specialty capabilities provided by its key subsidiaries: BCG GAMMA, BCG Platinion, BCG Digital Ventures, and BCG BrightHouse.

To be included in this IDC MarketScape report, firms were required to be one of the top five largest business consulting firms by worldwide revenue based on IDC’s Services Tracker or be a firm with broad portfolios spanning the different business consulting domains as identified in IDC’s services taxonomy. Vendors were evaluated using materials provided up to May 2021.

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[1] IDC MarketScape: Americas Business Consulting Services 2021 Vendor Assessment, Doc # US47023621, November 2021
[2] IDC MarketScape: European Business Consulting Services 2021 Vendor Assessment, Doc # EUR147556521, November 2021
[3] IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Business Consulting Services 2021 Vendor Assessment, Doc # US47455721, November 2021

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Boston Consulting Group

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