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ALM Intelligence Identifies Best Strategic Risk Consultants

2018 Vanguard Buyer Ratings Guide Rates Global Providers and Specialists

New York, NY – March 28, 2018 – ALM Intelligence – Consulting division, previously known as Kennedy Consulting, has released its 2018 ratings of Strategic Risk consulting providers. Five firms were identified as leaders in the consulting industry: Crowe Horwath, Deloitte, KPMG, McKinsey & Company, and PwC.

“The challenge in risk management is not a lack of information, but instead getting the right data, and employing analytics capabilities and presenting it in a manner that draws out meaning from that data,” said Naima Hoque Essing, Senior Research Analyst at ALM Intelligence. “Leading consultants use the process of aggregating risk data to improve, streamline and automate risk reporting by eliminating duplication, introducing the best technology and analytical solutions while embedding a standard taxonomy.”

Providers that moved up to challenger status include: Accenture, EY, The Boston Consulting Group, Oliver Wyman, and Promontory. Other firms that were rated include: A.T. Kearney, Alvarez & Marsel, Bain & Company, Capgemini, FTI Consulting, Grant Thornton, IBM, Marsh Risk, Milliman, and RSM.

ALM’s Vanguard research series assesses firms in terms of their relative ability to create impact for their clients. In addition to its overall rating assessments of consulting providers’ depth and breadth of capabilities and best-in-class provider designations, this series includes detailed capability evaluations for each covered provider as well as a qualitative analysis of their consulting organization, approach, and service delivery model.

For more information or to obtain the full version of The ALM Vanguard: Strategic Risk Consulting, visit the ALM Intelligence website:

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