This list below covers companies that advise business on how to run outsourcing engagements and provide outsourcing governance. This is a running list which I intent to update on an ongoing basis. If you know of a site, directory or service with is worth including please comment on the page and I include in the list, feel free also email me at krym2000-po @ yahoo . com as well.

Name PR Alexa Global Alexa US Description
IBM Global Services
8 446 608 IBM Global Services claims to be the world’s largest business and technology services provider. It has over 190,000 workers across more than 160 countries. IBM Global Services started in the spring of 1991, with the aim towards helping companies manage their IT operations and resources. Global Services has two major divisions: Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Technology Services (GTS). IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is the professional services arm of Global Services, including management consulting, systems integration, and application management services while IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) primarily reflects infrastructure services. It includes outsourcing services, Integrated Technology Services, and Maintenance.
8 6,851 4,965 “Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to selected clients.
7 8,659 5,056 Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) claims to tbe world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. They deliver the technology-related insight necessary for their clients to make the right decisions, every day -from CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors.
8 10,816 8,629 PwC firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. “PwC” is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the PwC network. Each firm in the network is a separate legal entity and does not act as agent of PwCIL or any other member firm. PwCIL does not provide any services to clients. PwCIL is not responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of any of its member firms nor can it control the exercise of their professional judgment or bind them in any way.
Ernst & Young
8 13,374 8,634 Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, their 152,000 people are united by their shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. They make a difference by helping their people, their clients and their wider communities achieve their potential.
7 16,622 4,942 A global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing, and local professional services.
McKinsey & Company
7 17,418 15,185 McKinsey & Company, Inc. is a global management consulting firm that focuses on solving issues of concern to senior management. McKinsey serves as an adviser to many businesses, governments, and institutions.
7 18,567 13,291 KPMG operates as an international network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.
Boston Consultant Group (BCG)
7 37,830 23,291 BCG is a global management consulting firm and claims to be the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. They partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises.
Bain & Company
7 40,359 28,581 Bain & Company is a global management consulting firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Bain is considered one of the most prestigious consulting firms in the world,[1] with 47 offices in 30 countries[2] and over 5,500 professionals on staff globally.
Hewitt Associates
7 43,389 18,649 Hewitt Associates was a global human resources (HR) outsourcing and consulting firm delivering a complete range of integrated services to help companies manage their total HR and employee costs, enhance HR services, and improve their workforces. It was purchased by Aon Corporation in October 2010 and its operations were merged with some elements of Aon’s consulting arm to become a new subsidiary of the Aon Group called Aon Hewitt.
CGI Group
6 81,854 3,197 CGI Group delivers end-to-end IT outsourcing services that allow clients to achieve both quick wins and long-term results.
Booz & Company
6 83,997 40,172 Booz & Company is a leading global consulting firm, helping the world’s top businesses, governments and organizations. With more than 3,300 people in 60 offices around the world, we bring foresight and knowledge, deep functional expertise, and a practical approach to building capabilities and delivering real impact. We work closely with our clients to create and deliver essential advantage.
Roland Berger
6 129,316 15,718 Roland Berger operates as a generalist strategy consultancy[8] and advises the world’s leading corporations, non-profit organizations and public institutions on management issues ranging from strategy development to performance improvement.
Baker & McKenzie
7 131,985 116,130 Baker & McKenzie bring to matters the instinctively global perspective and deep market knowledge and insights of more than 3,750 locally admitted lawyers in 70 offices worldwide.
Morrison & Foerster
6 149,328 63,393 Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group delivers the full array of capabilities and attributes necessary to forge the successful and enduring sourcing relationships that our clients deserve. Our experience, skill, and knowledge of the outsourcing industry make Morrison & Foerster the perfect choice for businesses and organizations considering a sourcing transaction.
Mayer Brown
6 258,435 115,810 Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in major cities across the Americas, Asia and Europe. This firm provide legal services in areas such as banking and finance; corporate and securities; litigation and dispute resolution; antitrust and competition; US Supreme Court and appellate matters; employment and benefits; environmental; financial services regulatory & enforcement; government and global trade; intellectual property; real estate; tax; restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency; and wealth management.
Kirkland & Ellis
6 333,667 65,517 Kirkland & Ellis has a 100-year history of providing exceptional service to clients around the world in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property, restructuring and counseling matters. The groundwork has been established for another century of superior legal work and client service.
PA Consulting Group
6 363,052 43,439 PA Consulting Group (PA) is a global management and IT consulting and technology and innovation organisation with specialist expertise across the defence, energy, financial services, government and public services, healthcare, automotive and consumer goods, telecoms, and transport and logistics sectors and a broad understanding of business.
6 380,217 154,106 Protiviti is a global consulting and internal audit firm specializing in risk and advisory services. Protiviti’s customers are in the areas of finance, operations, technology, litigation, and governance, risk and compliance.
Everest Group
4 387,693 221,339 Everest Group is an advisor to business leaders on the next generation of global services. They help Global 1000 firms improve their performance by optimizing their front-, mid-, and back-office business services. They also counsel organizations with complex challenges related to the use and delivery of the next generation of global services in their pursuits to balance short-term needs with long-term goals.
Hitachi Consulting
5 436,614 58,255 Hitachi Consulting is an international management and technology consulting firm with headquarters in Dallas, Texas. It was founded in November 2000 as subsidiary of the Japanese Hitachi Limited Group and currently employs approximately 4,000 people in the U.S., Japan, the UK, Spain, Portugal, China, India and Germany.
6 443,292 115,605 Pillsbury is a full-service law firm with a keen industry focus on the energy and natural resources, financial services, real estate and construction, and technology sectors. Based in the world’s major financial, technology and energy centers, Pillsbury counsels clients on global regulatory, litigation and corporate matters.
ABeam Consulting
5 460,897 No Regional Data ABeam Consulting is an IT consulting services firm based in Japan. Their services include Change Management, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Applications, IT Advisory, Outsourcing and a lot more.
Sheppard Mullin
6 474,200 110,120 Sheppard Mullin is an AmLaw 100 firm, with over 550 attorneys practicing in fourteen offices located in Beijing, Brussels, Century City, London, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Del Mar, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.
PRTM Management Consulting
5 509,466 254,748 PRTM is a management consulting subsidiary of PwC. The firm’s business centers on the areas of operational strategy, supply chain innovation, product innovation, and customer experience innovation.
GEP (Global eProcure)
4 541,215 59,013 GEP® (formerly Global eProcure) is in the business of helping companies transform their procurement operations to deliver substantial and real savings to the enterprise. They help clients reduce their costs by refining and perfecting their supply chain practices. They offer advanced spend analysis, strategic sourcing services, as well as cost-effective procurement outsourcing for non-core tasks.
5 714,884 254,013 IPL Information Processing, commonly known as IPL, is a British software services company providing business consultancy and technical consultancy, IT solutions and managed services to public and private sectors.
4 744,640 114,328 Zinnov meaning Zeal in Innovation, claims to be the leading management consulting company founded in 2002, providing services in the area of Offshore Advisory, Human Capital Optimization and Market Expansion and to Fortune 1000 companies.
5 876,273 372,398 TPI, an Information Services Group company, is the founder and innovator of the sourcing advisory industry and the leading independent sourcing data and advisory firm in the world. Every day, clients around the world choose TPI to design, implement and manage strategies for improving their critical information technology and business process operations.
4 1,016,900 287,432 Alsbridge, Inc. is a global sourcing advisory firm that aids aids both large and small companies offering unbiased assistance on sourcing and benchmarking initiatives. They serve many industries including consumer products, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, pharmaceuticals and bio technology, government, technology, telecommunications, transportation, travel and entertainment, and utilities and energy.
4 1,323,916 116,252 Avasant is a next generation global management consulting firm assisting public and private sector organizations across the world with business, operations, technology, policy and economic development challenges. Avasant provides services in the areas of Strategic Sourcing, ICT & Enterprise Optimization, and Globalization Consulting; helping its clients to achieve superior business outcomes. Our methods and practices have been refined over decades of experience spread across a talented team serving clients worldwide.
4 1,448,927 No Regional Data RampRate claims to be the premier sourcing advisor and decision hub for IT infrastructure and cloud computing delivering proven results and finding the right outsourced IT partners for more than 125 of the world’s most important firms in more than a decade.
6 1,552,788 87,897 Detica is an international business and technology consulting firm owned by BAE Systems. It specialises in collecting, managing and exploiting information to reveal actionable intelligence. Its areas of expertise are information exploitation, security and resilience, fraud containment, threat intelligence and customer insight.
Vantage Partners
5 1,615,971 No Regional Data Vantage Partners is a global management consulting firm specializing in helping companies achieve breakthrough business results by transforming the way they negotiate with, and manage relationships with, key business partners.
Neo Group
5 1,640,385 No Regional Data Neo Group’s Advisory Solutions helps clients optimize and transform from “good” to “great”, by integrating industry-leading research with experts, strategic insights and hands-on implementation support across all stages of the outsourcing and globalization lifecycle.
5 2,152,171 No Regional Data Tholons is a full-service Strategic Advisory firm for Global Outsourcing and Investments. They offer the full range of service from developing globalization strategies, execution of outsourcing strategies and monitoring and tracking of outsourcing outcomes in order to meet client’s business objectives.
5 2,201,854 No Regional Data EquaTerra provide clients with the knowledge, data, technology and experience to integrate outsourcing, shared services and internal improvement into their broader transformation strategy.
5 2,332,693 No Regional Data Archstone helps their clients reduce overall operating costs and invest in business growth. Their team works in collaboration with clients to create competitive advantage through best-in-class sales and operations planning, lean programs, working capital reduction initiatives, distribution and transportation optimization, and other operations improvement programs.
Quint Consulting
4 2,378,508 No Regional Data Quint Consulting is an independent consulting firm dedicated to resolving IT-related organizational challenges. Operating in more than 49 countries Quint provides strategy, sourcing, IT governance and IT performance management advisory to leading organizations, creating and implementing best practices worldwide. Our consultants include industry thought leaders, authors and contributors to the ongoing improvement of IT driven organizations and to methodologies such as eSCM, CobiT, CMMi, ITIL, Lean and Six Sigma.
Expense Management Solutions
3 3,459,947 No Regional Data Expense Management Solutions is an advisory firm providing strategy and solutions that reduce cost and increase efficiency of a wide range of corporate services from corporate real estate and facilities services to corporate food, mail, travel, print and copy centers, records management, procurement and other administrative functions.
Pace Harmon
3 3,818,178 501,178 Pace Harmon provides consulting and advisory services to Fortune 500 and select middle market companies in support of their most critical outsourcing, technology sourcing, and transformation programs.
3 4,101,980 No Regional Data McKinley Advisors has been a catalyst for association success since 1994, offering a range of research, consulting and outsourcing services that enable our clients to advance their most important initiatives.
Walter Rhodes
5 10,024,489 No Regional Data Walter Rhodes is a technology management and business advisory firm providing management consulting, technology solutions and outsourcing services. Combining an array of proven methodologies, extensive experience and comprehensive knowledgebase across various industries, Walter Rhodes helps clients elevate their business performance through the alignment of business best-practices and technology utilisation.
3 10,523,220 No Regional Data StrataFusion claims to be the leading management consulting and technology services firm with a unique model of CIO experts and Executive operational advisors. Their specialties include Cloud Sourcing Assessments, Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) Performance Reviews and a lot more.
4 13,110,245 No Regional Data HIMformatics is a privately held Healthcare Information Technology consulting firm, specializing in healthcare, IT, technology, consulting, implementations, development, planning and outsourcing.
Global Sourcing Advisory Group (GSAG)
1 19,258,736 No Regional Data Global Sourcing Advisory Group (GSAG), a global strategic advisory firm, is a leader in best practice advisory, benchmarking, and transformation consulting services, including shared services, offshoring and sourcing advice.
4 20,126,685 No Regional Data Orbys is a sourcing specialist helping organizations to evaluate and implement the most appropriate sourcing options for competitive advantage and risk avoidance. Key areas they help companies explore include: the most appropriate sourcing options; what functions should be considered (IT and BPO); preparing a rigorous and sustainable business case; evaluation of onshore or offshore; identifying the most appropriate supplier; and negotiation advice.
Altaz Net
0 No Data No Regional Data Altaz Net – a network of sourcing advisors with extensive experience in ICT and Outsourcing. Focused on delivering good value advice without large consultancy firm overheads.
Bierce & Kenerson
3 No Data No Regional Data Bierce & Kenerson is a law firm that provides advise on corporate entities, commercial transactions, employment, intellectual property, licensing, privacy, outsourcing, data security and data protection, the law governing the internet, real estate, securities, tax and finance.
ISP Advisors
1 No Data No Regional Data Independent Stock Plan Advisors LLC (ISP Advisors) is a privately held consulting firm with offices in the greater Boston area and in Silicon Valley. Their specialties include Global plan design & compliance advisory, Vendor selection & transition support, Participant communication & education, Process optimization, Corporate & plan events (M&A, IPO, program change), Global mobility risk mitigation and Outsourcing business strategy.
Quantum Plus
2 No Data No Regional Data Quantum Plus helps their clients to achieve best practice outsourcing, insourcing and operation of complex services.
Threshold Partners
2 No Data No Regional Data Threshold Partners provides Financial Advisory and Growth Acceleration services to young technology companies who aim to lead in their market segments.
Wolf Creek Partners
1 No Data No Regional Data Wolf Creek Partners provides their clients with advisory services in the exploration, selection, implementation, and management of alternate sourcing models. Backed by years of experience across industries, across sourcing content, and across geographies, they offer unique approaches to determining and developing outsourcing programs aimed at achieving business goals.

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