Consulting firms like Accenture and Bain are investing and acquiring companies to help innovate and stay ahead of the curve.
Consulting firms are ramping up investments and acquisitions to prevent their own disruption.
Management consulting is a fairly wide discipline. Traditionally, an outside company advises a corporate on how to improve operations and increase efficiencies. Accenture, the largest consulting firm, has nearly 470,000 employees in more than 50 countries.