September 26, 2017 13:35
If you could only hire one management consulting firm, that firm would be Deloitte.
In the WhoKnowsAbout global management consulting capability ranking, Deloitte is the top ranked firm overall. Deloitte is ranked first in seven of our 30 categories and ranked no lower than 13th in any category. Part of Deloitte’s strength is its breadth of coverage; Deloitte has a significant presence in every one of our topic and industry categories. Acquisitions have been a major contributor to this position. Some key transactions include: the acquisition of DOMANI Sustainability Consulting and ClearCarbon Consulting in 2011; the purchase of strategy consultants Monitor Group in 2013, and the advertising agency Heat, in 2016.
From its origins as one of the first accounting practices in London more than 170 years ago, Deloitte is now the world’s largest Professional Services firm with 225,000 staff operating across six main services areas: Audit, Tax, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Enterprise Risk and Legal. About 65,500 staff are involved in Consulting and Advisory.
Deloitte has best in class capabilities in five topic areas: IT & Security Consulting; ERP & CRM Systems; Sales & Channel Management; Marketing & Branding, and; Financial & Risk Management – and is included in the Top Five firms in eight other of these categories.
Figure 1 - Deloitte Functional Rankings
Specific topic areas where Deloitte is particularly strong include:
Deloitte is the top ranked firm in two industry sectors - Financial Services and Healthcare – and in the Top Five in 10 others.
Figure 2 - Deloitte Industry Rankings
Some of the expertise available from Deloitte can be seen in the profiles below: