ALM is setting a new direction for research with the release of its newest product, ALM Intelligence Pacesetter Research. Pacesetter Research takes a platform view of the two-sided market for professional services, providing objective assessments of service providers and insightful viewpoints on demand trends that help buyers evaluate their options and providers identify business opportunities and threats. The research reports feature insightful analysis on each of the segment leaders, which are nominated by the Pacesetter Advisory Council, which is composed of buy-side professionals and experts from throughout each industry.

What is an ALM Intelligence Pacesetter?

ALM Intelligence combines qualitative and quantitative research methods to identify the top professional services firms which are moving the ‘services’ needle to solve clients’ challenges and support their business needs. ALM Pacesetters are identified and evaluated using 5 core criteria.

How Are Pacesetters Identified?

ALM Pacesetters are identified and selected by a panel of experts, including General Counsel, procurement, external professionals & academics, and internal ALM representatives. 

Who Should Read Pacesetter Research?

ALM Pacesetters provides independent, objective research to providers and buyers of professionals services, coupled with practical insights that inform the decision-making process for strategic planning and procurement professionals.

Sell-side Audience
  • Practice Leaders
  • Analyst Relations
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
  • Investor Relations
  • Ecosystem Partners
Buy-side Audience
  • C-Suite & Board
  • Business Unit Leaders
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain Partners
  • Shareholders
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2020 Report Titles & Descriptions

Cybersecurity Services

This report covers providers who excel at identifying and managing the portion of strategic risks associated with digitization, including threats to information assets, infrastructure, and applications

Financial Crisis Management

This report covers providers who identify and manage crisis prevention & monitoring, financial forensics investigations, disputes & litigation, and financial distress & recovery

Regulatory Risk

This reportcovers providers who identify and mange the risks incurred when changes in regulations and law adversely impact the economic value of a business

Enterprise Risk Management

This report covers providers who identify and mange risks that could prevent the fulfillment of a company’s value proposition

M&A Services

Covers providers who execute the acquisition of assets in line with the portfolio and capital strategy through target identification, due diligence, and integration planning services

Human Capital Services

This report covers providers who improve clients’ ability to source, develop, engage, and retain the human resources required to deliver the enterprise strategy

2020 Research Schedule

  • Financial Crisis Management – September
  • Cybersecurity Services – September
  • Regulatory Risk – November
  • Enterprise Risk Management – November
  • M&A Services -December
  • Human Capital Services – December

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