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New research suggests that many UAE-based professional services firms are facing increasing pressure to remain compliant in this new regulatory environment. Our latest blog looks at how forward-focused reporting is the key to future success in the Middle East.
Do you and your colleagues understand the opportunities big data in architecture unlocks, in this new ‘connected economy’? We address this critical question in our latest blog.
'Mitigate risk' is a common phrase heard throughout the Architecture & Engineering industry, but what does it mean and is your firm doing the right things to truly mitigate risk? Often times, risk translates to money, but there is more to it.
If projects are the financial lifeblood of your organisation, an effective information management strategy is crucial. Here's how to identify if your firm needs to improve its strategy and how to go about it.
[Infographic] Strategic Benchmarking - How Successful Consulting Firm Leaders Create A Dominant Market Position
Strategic benchmarking can help your firm move towards service excellence. Using the findings from the 2018 SPI Professional Services Maturity™ Benchmark survey, we've pulled together an infographic to summarise how successful consulting firm leaders create a dominant market position.
In modern, busy professional service firms, it can be a challenge to ensure that each department is working as efﬁciently as possible. Here are 5 ways ERP benefits organisations and makes it an easier task.
To support increasingly dispersed teams, many forward thinking businesses are ditching inefficient paper based processes and implementing mobile technology. Here's how mobile working could benefit your firm.
Design deliverables are crucial to the successful running and completion of AEC projects. Here are the fundamentals of managing this type of project information.
Is your firm managing multiple projects? Here are 6 tips to gain control and reduce the risk of losing critical business and project information.
The marketing services industry experienced a hugely tumultuous year in 2016. In 2017 the differentiator will be how well agencies develop new techniques and ways of working to cope. Read more about what’s in store for the marketing services industry in 2017
Despite being viewed as a traditionally conservative industry, the legal sector is not immune to trends or client demands. Read about challenges and expectations for the legal sector in 2017
IT consulting is no longer solely about infrastructure and technical support, instead there is a real focus on what is going to achieve business growth. Find out what else 2017 holds for IT consultancies
Management consulting is defined by its client’s needs – as they change, so must the industry. Find out what’s in store for management consultancies in the year ahead.
Find out how the industry is bouncing back from its year of uncertainty and read more about the latest trends in the architecture and consulting engineering market
This video blog from Deltek discusses why it is important for consultancy firms to have key operating metrics in place, why it’s important to measure resource utilisation rates, how historical data can support future projects and more.
Learn how you can maintain consistent profit levels in your business without restricting opportunities for growth.
Understanding your business' financial past can help you to create a more profitable future. Here are four things you should consider to enable success at your firm.
The role of the CFO is changing in many business. Use the best practice tips shared in this infographic to make sure you stay on top of the change.
As a business operating in the construction industry, you will have noticed that the landscape is becoming more competitive, and in some ways harder to navigate. In this blog we discuss the pitfalls you need to avoid
In this blog we give you the top 5 tips for you to consider when selecting ERP software for your project-based business.
Professional Services Automation software can give you the visibility and control you need over your number one revenue generator - your projects.
Based on more than 20 years of experience implementing ERP solutions in the professional services industry, we’ve gathered nine must-read tips that will ensure your success when adopting a new ERP solution.
Sometimes, taking a 'back to basics' approach when managing your professional services firm can help you get to the heart of what's best for your busi...
IDC research states that if you want to sustain growth through a competitive edge, then your firm needs to become a 'digital transformer'. However, on...
Modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms that are built for project-based businesses are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Yet so too is the terminology that is used to describe it. As a project manager you need an understanding of the most commonly used ERP terms and concepts.
Timesheets. A thorn in the side of every professional services firm and worker alike. From the company's point of view they are fundamental when it comes to reclaiming that all important revenue
You've heard of ERP. You may even know a bit about the benefits the right system can bring in terms of efficiency and profitability. But do you know the differences between a generic and a project-based ERP platform?
With high-flying talent so valuable - and so scarce - you'll therefore want to do everything you can to hold onto your best people and get the best out of your team. But is your talent management programme effective enough? Is it taking into account the 'bigger picture'?
Business intelligence - or BI - is a term used for a number of approaches that are designed to gather, store, analyse and provide access to meaningful and insightful data. This data, in turn, is used to make better fact-based business decisions.
Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the interface of an ERP platform to make it the robust, centralised business tool that it is? If so, then you may be interested to know that there are five main components that make up a typical ERP system
ERP is an acronym that is often banded about in business - especially when it comes to project management. But what is it and how are businesses using it to their advantage?
Discover the three metrics that every Project Manager or COO needs to know – we’ll tell you what they are and how to measure them.
Tracking all of the variables in a typical project can seem like a daunting task. As with any undertaking of this magnitude, it’s best to start by determining exactly what it is you need to track.
Learn how a talent management system can help you to manage the entire employee lifecycle
On the surface things seem to be going well - Executive management thinks you’re doing a great job as a resource planner. You’re feeling pretty good at the quarterly operations review until you get the following questions from management...
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