EMEA Blog

Your source for insights, expertise and best practices across a range of relevant topics and industries for project-based businesses operating in the UK and Europe.

How to Make Your Marketing Agency a Better Place to Work

In the new world of work, employees are looking for incentives outside of compensation. Discover new ways for your agency to attract and retain top talent.

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How Your Consultancy Can Strengthen its Cybersecurity Strategy

Sean McDermott, CEO and Founder of Windward Consulting, discusses ways to protect your consultancy from cyber attacks

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Future-Proofing Your Agency: Accelerating Your People Strategy

Agency expert Vince Dong, founder of Ad-Vice Software and Consulting discusses top challenges facing agency leaders around talent and retention.

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Best Practices in Resource Management for Your Consultancy

Randy Mysliviec, Managing Director of Resource Management Institute, talks about best practices in resource management for consulting firms.

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Want to Get Your Talent Back? Gotta Ride That Rock-And-Roller Coaster

Agency leadership knows finding great talent is a top priority; they also recognize how important it is to keep the talent on their team. But how?

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4 Steps to Take to Build a Sustainable Consulting Firm

Discover the four steps firms you need to take towards building a sustainable consulting firm.

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Grow Your Agency in 2022: What Industry Leaders Predict

We reflect on how agencies have been performing through the first quarter, and what they should be prepared to face for the rest of the year.

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5 Characteristics of Highly Profitable Consulting Firms

Learn how our five characteristics of highly profitable consulting firms can help evaluate your firm's profitability and identify opportunities for growth.

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Adapt to Attract: What Agencies Must Address in 2022 to Build Teams and Keep Talent

Talent is the most valuable asset to any agency. In this new world of work, where the power dynamic has shifted to the employee, learn what agencies must address in 2022 to attract and keep talent.

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3 Benchmarks to Help with Consulting Firm Growth

SPI research looks at benchmarks across sales, talent and delivery. Learn why these benchmarks can help prepare you for growth this year and beyond.

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Five Lessons From Agency Leaders in 2022, From Agency Project Management Processes to Managing Creative Talent

Three agency leaders share five pieces of advice that can help creative firms reduce risk and thrive throughout 2022 and beyond.

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AEC Digital Modernization: 5 Benefits of Cloud ERP

Many AEC firms are utilizing cloud ERP technology for improved performance, convenient scalability, and overall time and cost savings. Discover five key benefits of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for ERP.

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Global Engineering Firm, Structa, Empowers Leaders and Engineers With Deltek ERP Solution

Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy firm Structa’s ERP solution helps it achieve game-changing insights – without compromise.

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Deltek Clarity Study: Staffing Changes, Emerging Tech and New Business Growth – Here’s How A&E Firms in the Nordics Are Evolving

150 respondents across Norway, Sweden and Denmark report their biggest technology and business challenges – and how they’re overcoming them.

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Deltek Clarity Study: How Are Architecture & Engineering Firms Across Europe and Asia Pacific Solving Todays’ Business Challenges?

Discover the top trends for architecture and engineering firms in the 3rd Annual Deltek Clarity A&E Industry Study, based on insights from 600 decision-makers.

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It’s All About the Data: How to Analyze Agency Performance to Make Smarter Business Decisions

Gain insights from agency operations expert, Vincent Dong, where he shared how agencies can leverage technology to better control people, projects, and profits.

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Key Advantages for High Growth Consulting Firms: Part 2 (Marketing & Strategy)

The Hinge High Growth Study revealed four advantages for successful high growth consulting firms vs their no growth peers, two of these were marketing and strategy.

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2022 SPI Reveal: As the Market Heats Up, So Do the Challenges That Lie Ahead For Attracting & Retaining Talent in a Competitive Market

The latest consulting market report from SPI shows that firms are still struggling to attract and retain talent. Find out what your firm needs to focus on.

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Key Advantages for High Growth Consulting Firms: Part 1

Key Advantages for High Growth Consulting Firms: Part 1 (Technology & Talent)

The recently completed 2022 Hinge High Growth Study surveyed over 450 consulting firms, including some of the fastest growing firms in the world. The results show that firms are no longer concerned about an uncertain future, they're now focusing on taking the actions necessary to implement new technological solutions to manage future growth.

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The biggest pitfalls that agencies keep making

The Biggest Pitfalls That Agencies Keep Making

Our recent global survey of the advertising, media and marketing industry revealed where many are getting it wrong – here’s how to learn by their example.

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Protection Group International prepares to scale their business with Deltek Vantagepoint

Protection Group International prepares to scale their business with Deltek Vantagepoint

Find out why digital risk management consultants, Protection Group International chose Deltek Vantagpoint to help create a single, centralised platform to drive efficiency throughout their project delivery

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Unlock Your Business Potential With the Deltek Cloud – Safely, Securely & At Scale

Whether you are a small firm or an enterprise business, you can rely on the Deltek Cloud to drive value for your businesses safely, securely and at scale.

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Things Are Looking Up For Smart Agencies in 2022

The Deltek Agency Solutions Team recently released the 2022 CEO Outlook Survey Report, revealing what hundreds of agency leaders expect in the coming year. This blog provides an overview, spotlighting key findings and critical trends.

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Architecture & Engineering Firms: Are you on top of your project KPIs?

Rolf Hansen, Sales Director at Deltek, shares his 30+ years of experience in advising A&E firms, large and small, on the importance of KPIs and what to track and how, in order to improve efficiency and profitability.

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Geopartner Landinspektører Selects Deltek Maconomy to Streamline Business Operations and Support Growth Strategy

Geopartner Landinspektører Selects Deltek Maconomy to Streamline Business Operations and Support Growth Strategy

Deltek is pleased to announce that Geopartner Landinspektører A/S has selected Deltek Maconomy, a leading ERP solution in the professional services space.

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Three Critical Consulting Moves for 2022

Three Critical Consulting Moves for 2022

Deltek has worked with consulting experts from small and mid-size firms to identify consulting moves that firms should make right now to put themselves in the best position to succeed in 2022. Andy Jordan from Roffensian Consulting discusses three critical consulting moves to put your firm in a position to make the most of 2022.

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The truth about talent in 2022 (and why agencies can’t afford to neglect it)

It’s official: getting the right talent in place remains the number one priority – and biggest challenge – for agencies. That’s the key finding of our latest global survey of marketing, advertising, and media agency professionals, carried out in partnership with industry bible Campaign.

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Rely on the Research to Grow Your Consulting Firm in 2022

Kelly J. Waffle from Hinge Research Institute discusses how relying on research can provide all the answers you need to combat these challenges and be successful in 2022.

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The Agency Roadmap: The Right Route to Success

Learn how Deltek’s Agency Roadmap will guide you in the right direction to build impressive project delivery, retain the best talent and maximize efficiency and profitability.

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5 ERP Trends To Embrace In 2022 and Beyond

While no one could have envisioned how the global pandemic would all unfold, the lasting effects have forced organizations to not only adapt but re-evaluate how business gets done. To support you in this digital transformation, here are five ERP technology trends that can benefit your project-based businesses in 2022 and beyond.

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Architecture firm leaders share their top tips for successful resource management in a remote world

We spoke to AEC industry leaders Mark Murphy, Managing Director at Fender Katsalidis and Scott Huston, Studio Manager at DesignInc Sydney to learn the key to successful resource management and its effects on their businesses.

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Moving Maconomy to the Deltek Cloud: Your path for a successful migration

We’ve put together four steps for a successful migration to Deltek Cloud – and a webinar to support you throughout the process.

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Research and insights firms: increase your resilience and profitability with these three steps from ESOMAR and AIDA

ESOMAR and AIDA explore three steps your research and insights business can take to make the most of new digital solutions and increase resilience and profitability.

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Voli ApS chooses Deltek Maconomy to scale their business

Voli ApS chooses Deltek Maconomy to scale their business

We’re delighted to welcome on board Voli ApS as we enable their business with an integrated and streamlined finance and projects solution to support their ambition for international growth.

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Construction firm Sotrelco maximizes billable time and increases efficiency with the Deltek ArchiSnapper App

Discover how construction firm Sotrelco uses Deltek ArchiSnapper to increase efficiency and maximise their billable time.

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Marketing Agency Talent

Win the War for Agency Talent in the New World of Work

In our webinar with Adweek, three industry leaders shared actionable insights on how agencies should position themselves to attract and hire the best talent in the industry.

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2021 Consulting Roundup

2021 Consulting Roundup (Part 2): What Worked, What Didn't, and What's Next

We talked with consulting leaders from firms across multiple industries including general management, IT, healthcare, and environmental. These leaders shared with us the challenges they faced last year and what's next in 2022. Part 2 of our consulting round focuses on business systems and productivity tools and tips for 2022 success.

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2021 Consulting Roundup (Part 1): What Worked, What Didn't, and What's Next

As we start 2022 it’s only fitting to reflect on the challenges faced and the lessons learned from last year’s turbulence in the consulting industry. We talked with consulting leaders from firms across multiple industries including general management, IT, healthcare, and environmental. These leaders shared with us the challenges they faced last year and what’s next in 2022.

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Workforce Management

Optimize Agency Workforce Management: Tips to Accelerate Your Talent Strategy

Gain insights from our panel discussion with agency leaders who shared how their agencies are effectively managing people resources and ensuring the right talent is in the right place at the right time.

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Grow Your Agency by Saying 'No'

Most agencies have a fear of saying ‘no’ - which can lead to an over-diversified list of services or clients.

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Consulting Roundup: Finding New Revenue Streams

Finding new revenue streams is more important than ever to the success of your Consulting business. We asked consulting experts from firms of all sizes: “Are you taking any steps to modify current contracts, alter your business model or create new revenue streams during the pandemic”. Here is what they said:

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Your 2021 architecture, engineering and construction blog roundup is here

As expected, this year has been another year full of changes, challenges and opportunities for the AEC industry. As you get ready for 2022, it’s a great time to catch up on all the blogs you meant to read this year but didn’t have time to! We’ve pulled together 10 of our top industry blogs from the past 12 months to add to your reading list.

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Education and Insight: Your 2021 consulting industry blog roundup is here

As you get ready to close out another fast-paced year full of changes, challenges and opportunities, it’s a great time to catch up on all the blogs you meant to read this year but didn’t have time to! We’ve pulled together 10 of our top consulting industry blogs from the past 12 months, make sure these are on your reading list

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That’s a Wrap: Top marketing agency blogs for 2021

As we approach the end of 2021, another fast-paced year full of opportunities and challenges, it’s a great time to catch up on all the blogs you meant to read this year but didn’t have time to! We’ve pulled together 10 of our top marketing agency blogs from the past 12 months, make sure these are on your reading list as you prepare for 2022.

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The Agency Roadmap: Growth - There’s a Right Way to Get There

When it comes to enviable agency growth, many think speed is the priority. But be cautious about that kind of haste drive without a smart plan. Learn the six critical factors that agency leadership should address to ensure growth that is truly sustainable.

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5 Ways Deltek Is Focused on Delivering Best-In-Class Customer Experiences

From onboarding, training and customer support to product enhancements and tailoring experiences for customers based on their needs, we're committed to helping our customers find project-based success. Find out how Margo Martin, Group VP of Customer Success and team, delivers success through these best-in-class experiences.

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Three Keys to Building a High-Performing Sales Pipeline for Consulting Firms

As we approach the end of 2021, strong demand for a wide range of consultancy services (not just technology) appears to be largely back. The challenge now lies in capitalizing on the opportunity and finding and nurturing the right leads for your business. This blog introduces three levers to pull now while the opportunity is ripe.

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The Agency Roadmap: Understanding the Impact of Integrated Technology on Agency Performance and Profitability

Want your agency to standout in today's digitally dominant marketplace? Discover how finding and implementing the right technology can energize new business pipeline, and provide critical visibility into and control of project, resource and financial processes.

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Three key practices to support the success of your consulting firm in 2022

With 2022 on the horizon, consulting firms are evaluating their business practices, resetting goals, and retargeting where they want to go. David Hofferberth from Service Performance Insight (SPI) discusses three key practices that firms should focus on heading into the new year to set themselves up for future success.

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Is a unique approach to technology enough to see A&E firms through times of disruption? We asked firms in the Nordics.

More than 150 architecture and engineering firms in the Nordics told us about their challenges, their plans to solve them, and how unconventional technologies play a part in their success.

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How to Mitigate Your Risk When Doing Business on the Cloud

Baker Tilly’s cybersecurity specialists help hundreds of organizations assess their risk and achieve measurable security enhancements and cybersecurity control improvements. Learn how to mitigate your risk when doing business on the cloud with Deltek solutions in this guest blog.

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Integration Strategy Initiative

Purposely Innovating Deltek's Integration Strategy

We are excited to announce we are taking Deltek’s integration capabilities to a new level! By adding a dedicated integration platform to Deltek’s product portfolio, we will introduce new efficiencies and enhanced visibility into the businesses of our customers.

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IDC's Digital Transformation Expert Shares Essential Tips for Your Deltek Cloud ERP Migration Success

ERP tools are evolving. As firms make the leap to the cloud, IDC’s Martin Sundblad offers his advice for cloud migration success.

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Tips for Positioning Your Agency Correctly

Three tips from Entrepreneurial Advisor, David C. Baker, to help you position your agency to stand out from the crowd.

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