Alsbridge, Avasant, Elix-IRR, KPMG and Source are, according to the jury of the National Outsourcing Association, the best outsourcing consultants in the UK market. The overall winners of the 'Advisory of the Year’ award will be announced on the 20th of November.
Every year the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) organises the 'National Outsourcing Awards', a competition that recognises best practises in outsourcing. During the awards ceremony, which is held on the 20th of November 2014 at the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square in London, winners will be announced in 18 categories.
Outsourcing Advisory of the Year*
In the category ‘Advisory of the Year’, 5 consulting firms have been nominated. An overview:
Alsbridge is an international consulting firm established through the merger between UK consulting firm ALS Consulting and US consulting firm Trowbridge in 2005. Alsbridge is specialised in outsourcing, offshoring and shared services and has offices in the US, UK and Germany.
Avasant is a global management consulting firm specialised in strategic sourcing, IT and business transformation. The firm, originally founded as Stradling Global Sourcing yet rebranded in 2006, has offices in the US, UK, Ghana, India, China and Japan.
Elix-IRR is an in 2009 founded consulting firm specialised in strategy, transformation, change and execution. The consulting firm has offices in the UK, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.
KPMG is one of the largest professional services of the globe, providing audit, tax and advisory services. Globally KPMG has nearly 160,000 employees, active in 155 countries. In the field of sourcing the Big 4 firm enjoys a strong reputation, partly built on its acquisition of EquaTerra in 2011.
Source is a consulting firm that specialises in sourcing advisory, provider services and sourcing assurance. The consulting firm is based in Oxford, UK.
In addition to the 5 consulting firms, two law firms have been nominated for the 'Outsourcing Advisory of the Year' award: Herbert Smith Freehills, and Slaughter and May.
Consultants across 18 categories
Overall, 12 management and IT consulting firms have been shortlisted for the NOA Awards. See the article '12 consulting firms nominated for UK Outsourcing Awards' for details.
* The Outsourcing Advisory of the Year award is UK’s national award for advisory outsourcing and complements the annual awards of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), in which it identifies the Top 20 outsourcing consulting firms.