IBM Global Services is World's Largest Consultancy

IBM Global Services’ 1999 consulting revenues of $9.76 billion makes it the world's largest consultancy, according to a survey issued by Management Consultant International, Lafferty Group (U.K.), a publication that follows trends and news in the global consulting industry.

"Our success is based on helping customers exploit the new business models of the digital economy and developing innovative business processes that support the enormous opportunity for growth created by e-business," says Frank Roney, worldwide leader of IBM's consulting practices. "Increasingly, our customers are finding that working with business consultants who also provide strong technology integration services can help them save time and money when implementing new e-business solutions."

Second on the list was Andersen Consulting, followed by the newly-merged Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte Consulting/DTT.

IBM Global Services' business consulting practices offer industry-specific consulting in all areas of e-business, including strategy and design, customer management, supply chain management, e-procurement, e-markets, organizational change management, security and privacy. It employs more than 138,000 people in 160 countries.

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