KPMG International has received all star ratings for its shared services and outsourcing advisory capabilities on the International Association of Outsourcing Professional’s (IAOP) 2016 World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors list. The 10-member judging panel – which included executives from GE, IAOP, Manchester Business School, Sprint and Thomson Reuters – used a rigorous methodology to award KPMG with top company scores in all judging categories, in particular perfect scores (8 out of 8) in the two that most strongly reflect ability to enable client success: Customer References and Programs for Innovation.
The judges recognized KPMG’s delivery excellence through its customer references, which spanned transformational IT Outsourcing, Business Process Outsourcing and shared services in multiple geographies, and in sourcing advisory areas including finance, supply chain management, application development and maintenance, governance and change management.
“KPMG’s dedication to empowering its more than 1,100 team members in over 60 countries with Center of Excellence-based people, process and technology investments and rigor, has enabled us, year-over-year, to help our clients realize sustainable, transformational change,” said David J. Brown, global lead, Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory, KPMG International. “The all-star ratings awarded to us by the independent panel of IAOP judges underscore our passion for and singular focus on delivering transformational value to our clients.”
In the programs for innovation judging category – which IAOP describes as “demonstrated through specific programs and resulting outcomes that produce new forms of value for customers” – KPMG highlighted its:
Other KPMG innovations that enable its sourcing advisors to help member firm clients achieve their transformational objectives include:
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