The Future Of Consulting

I was thinking about the history and the future of consulting.  I put together this piece almost to serve my research needs…perhaps someone else can also benefit. Consulting is a diverse industry. Best known are the élite strategy consultancies such as McKinsey & Co, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Bain. A second class comprises the consulting units of the Big Four accounting firms—PwC, Deloitte, KPMG and Ernst & Young. All but Deloitte shed their consulting units in the early 2000s, amid post-Enron fears of conflict of-interest, but have since grown new ones. A third group consists of technology firms with big...