EY has been recognised by Forrester Research as a leader in \u2018The Forrester Wave: Global Digital Business Transformation Accelerators\u2019.\r\n\r\nThe report assessed global consultancies, technology integrators and digital agencies for their abilities to help chief information officers select the right provider for their digital transformation initiatives.\r\n\r\nAccording to the report: "As traditional consulting models look outdated and ineffective, improved integration of nimble digital capabilities dictates which providers lead the pack.\r\n\r\n\u201cVendors that can provide a research approach to strategy development, bound to tightly integrated digital design and execution capabilities, with the ability to reduce time-to-business-impact position themselves to successfully deliver true digital business transformation to their global customers."\r\n\r\nThe report by the independent research firm cites that EY \u201cstands out\u201d as a business innovator, with innovation related to customer outcomes as core to the transformation approach, and integration of global EY wavespace innovation centers into client engagements. The report also cites acquisitions, as \u201cadding a broad range of digital capabilities\u201d to the EY services portfolio.\r\n\r\nNigel Fenwick, report author and principal analyst at Forrester Research, said: "Executives the world over now embrace the importance of some kind of digital transformation. But few CEOs understand what's required to truly evolve their company into an effective digital business.\r\n\r\n\u201cSpanning a select set of global consultancies, technology integrators, and digital agencies, these companies blend strategy and execution chops and couple them with the soft skills for inspiring leadership and training teams."\r\n\r\nNorman Lonergan, EY global vice chair, advisory, added: "With the focus on digital transformation across strategy, innovation, experience, operations technology and trust, EY teams are helping businesses around the world to transform and evolve quickly to seize the opportunities and mitigate the risks that digital transformation creates.\r\n\r\n\u201cEY helps organizations to look at digital from every angle, and leverage the EY wavespace global growth and innovation network to help them unlock the power of key disruptive trends."\r\n\r\nRichard Suhr, EY global advisory digital leader, said: "Digital disruption creates tremendous opportunities, and equally significant challenges, in every industry sector. EY focuses on helping companies thrive in the Transformative Age by experimenting with new ideas and scaling successes. We are delighted to be recognized by Forrester Research as a leader in digital global business transformation."