Deloitte leads in Kennedy assessment of HR consulting service providers
New York, 17 April 2012 — Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) is pleased to announce today that Deloitte member firms (Deloitte) were named the Vanguard leader for HR Consulting providers based on depth and breadth of capabilities in Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory’s HR Consulting Marketplace 2011-2014: Key Trends, Profiles and Forecasts.
The report recognizes Deloitte’s broad and deep capabilities across HR segments and highlights its holistic, cross-sector approach to HR consulting.
'Deloitte earns the highest rating in Kennedy’s assessment of HR consulting providers,' according to the report. 'Deloitte is especially adept at bringing the firm’s full capabilities to bear as needed (strategy, operations management, financial consulting, IT, and tax advisory). For this reason, Deloitte is an attractive option for many types of clients, from the board room to the C-suite, and from line management to HR.'
The report examines a broad landscape of human capital service providers and their offerings, which include talent, strategic change, HR technology & transformation, benefits consulting, and HR strategy and advisory. Additionally, the report builds on results from the 2010 Kennedy’s HR Consulting Marketplace, in which Deloitte was also named a Vanguard leader.
'Companies today are faced with both unmatched challenges and opportunities in transforming their business, managing their talent, and taking full advantage of innovations that have created true disruption in the global marketplace,' said Margot Thom, Managing Director, Global Talent and Human Capital, DTTL. 'With this report, Kennedy continues to validate Deloitte’s unparalleled capabilities and market-leading approach to helping clients’ with their most complex issues in human capital management.'
Key findings from the Kennedy report:
• 'Deloitte is among the most mature in its ability to bring the full complement of its management and IT consulting services, as well as the firm’s tax-related capabilities, to bear on transformational HR consulting engagements.'
• 'Deloitte is able to bring innovative and practical approaches to clients in the workforce planning area, including a workforce analytics offering that integrates with areas beyond HR (e.g., customer analytics, pricing, and financial performance information).'
• 'Deloitte emphasizes the comprehensiveness of its capabilities with its ‘As One’ message, a philosophy that reinforces both the strength of its client relationships and the consistency of its solution delivery. Deloitte also touts its global footprint and global delivery model, in particular its presence in emerging markets. Deloitte also emphasizes its industry expertise, especially in financial services, consumer, technology, and the public sector.'
• 'Deloitte tends to engage clients at a strategic level, typically through the finance organization. The firm has the capability to advise clients on benefits in a way that integrates considerations of the business context, the finance context, and risk management concerns.'
Source: Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory; HR Consulting Marketplace 2011-2014: Key Trends, Profiles and Forecasts; © Kennedy Information, LLC. Reproduced under license.
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