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    Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) was born out of a vision – entrepreneur Pierre Audoin’s vision of a market research and consulting firm that would help businesses navigate the ever-changing technology landscape. Since its inception in 1976 in Paris, PAC has grown to become a trusted source of market intelligence and strategic guidance in the IT sector. What sets PAC apart is our commitment to accuracy and up-to-date information. With a bottom-up methodology that involves thousands of interviews and surveys annually, we deliver unparalleled insights and recommendations. Our dedication to innovation and constant updating of the PAC reference model has kept us at the forefront of the industry, serving the largest and most prestigious technology companies worldwide. As PAC continues to shape the future of software and IT services vendors through its outstanding services, it remains true to its tradition of excellence in market research and consulting. More on Follow us on LinkedIn >
    The PAC RADAR is an effective tool for the holistic evaluation and visual positioning of software and ICT service providers on local markets. Numerous ICT and business decision-makers in user companies of all industries and company sizes rely on the PAC RADAR when selecting their partners and developing their sourcing strategies. With the help of predefined criteria, PAC evaluates and compares providers’ strategies, development, and market position, in addition to their performance and competencies within specific market segments. Each PAC RADAR focuses on a specific IT market segment. Up to 20 leading providers are evaluated per segment. Participation in the PAC RADAR is free of charge. All providers are evaluated using PAC’s proven methodology, which is based on personal face-to-face interviews and a detailed self-disclosure from each provider. PAC reserves to also evaluate and position relevant providers in the PAC RADAR that do not participate in theself-disclosure process and do not submit any customer assessments. After the evaluation of the predefined criteria, each supplier’s position is plotted in the PAC RADAR. The criteria are classified by clusters and can all be attributed to the “Competence” and “Market Strength” main clusters. The provider evaluation, including a market description, is published as a report. METHODOLOGY The PAC RADAR supports ICT and business decision-makers in the evaluation and pre-selection of suitable ICT solutions or services providers within a specific segment on a local market. PAC uses predefined criteria to assess and compare the key providers’ performance, competence and market position based on PAC’s proven methodology. Depending on the scope and maturity of the solution or services segment considered, the evaluation is based on: - A detailed self-disclosure of resources, distribution, delivery, portfolio, contract design, pricing, customer structure, references, investments, partnerships, certifications, etc. - Dedicated face-to-face interviews. - The analysis of existing PAC databases, deal trackers, use case registers, etc. - Secondary research - An assessment of the provider by reference customers. From the weighted evaluation of all criteria and the resulting overall score, each provider receives their characteristic positioning in the PAC RADAR. The detailed provider evaluation, including a market description and short company profiles, is published as a PAC RADAR report. Subscribe to the newsletter >
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