Deloitte Named the Leader in U.S. State and Local Government Consulting by Kennedy

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New York, July 28, 2014 — Deloitte is pleased to announce that Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory has named Deloitte the leader in U.S. state and local government consulting based on the breadth and depth of the organization’s capabilities.

In its recently released report, United States State & Local Government Consulting 2014, Kennedy notes, “Deloitte is substantially immersed in the state and local government market, giving it a thorough understanding of clients’ needs.” The report also highlights Deloitte’s “significant expertise in the state and local government market,” stating that, “Deloitte is better equipped to provide support to these clients, drawing from experiences in other states, and applying best practices tailored to each client’s needs.”

“This industry recognition is reflective of our public sector leadership, our commitment to our clients and our communities, and the quality of our work which differentiates Deloitte in the marketplace,” said Stephani Long, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and national managing director of Deloitte’s Public Sector practice. “For over 40 years, we have collaborated with state and local clients in 46 states to help them overcome challenges, seize opportunities, and positively impact the people they serve.”

The Kennedy report lays out the opportunities and challenges for buyers and sellers of U.S. state and local government consulting services, focusing on market trends, client spending trends and forecasts, and the provider landscape.

“State and local governments are facing unprecedented challenges in replacing aging technology infrastructure and going digital to better serve the public. They have to make tough, bold choices every day,” said Jim Moffatt, chairman and chief executive officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “We are proud to work in lock step with so many clients in this space, and that we can help them make a difference for the taxpayers they serve.”

Additional Findings

  • “Deloitte’s state and local government practice offers a strong suite of consulting offerings, targeting operational efficiency and cost-saving initiatives. Deloitte’s multiservice approach to this market resonates well with its client base, as clients within this market seek transformation capabilities from a holistic perspective, addressing all aspects of their organizations.”
  • “Deloitte is substantially immersed in the state and local government market, giving it a thorough understanding of clients’ needs through previous experiences in the same state, or taking best practices from consulting services applied in other states.”
  • “Deloitte’s multi-service approach to its state and local clients is advantageous as clients continue to seek holistic transformation. Blending its IT capability, such as analytics, with other capabilities such as process improvement and human capital strategy, the firm offers an effective roadmap for clients to streamline every aspect of their organizations and improve operations.”

About Deloitte’s U.S. State Government practice

Deloitte has served state governments for more than 40 years, including 46 of the 50 U.S. states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. Deloitte’s Public Sector practice focuses on five key areas: health and human services, labor and workforce development, finance and administration, higher education, and transportation. Learn more about Deloitte’s U.S. state government practice at http://www.deloitte.com/us/stategovernment.

As used in this document, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

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