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 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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Before You Decide – Ask ERP Vendors You’re Considering These 6 Questions

After 25 years in the ERP industry, Deltek Senior Director Michelle Cipollone, has heard every question customers ask ERP vendors. Here are six she says that can reveal a lot about a vendor and help you make the right decision.

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How to Keep Your Consulting Firm Connected While Working Remotely

There is no singular approach or silver bullet to optimize your workforce. Taking a planned, methodical approach while considering what's in the best interest for employees and the company is crucial. Stay flexible, adapt with the market and leverage technology and automation.

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The Agency Roadmap: Win the Campaign to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Today's agencies are compelled to create a workplace culture that attracts, trains and retains top-tier creative professionals. Learn six critical steps to ensure your organization is ready to bring the best on board.

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Four Tips to Optimize Your Consultancy in a Hybrid Workplace

Operating in a hybrid model is the future for many consulting firms. While key consulting practices have remained the same, how business is conducted has been transformed. Consulting leaders need to enable their firms with the tools to stay connected and the processes to operate effectively in a hybrid workplace.

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Business Intelligence

Take Your AEC Firm's Business Intelligence to the Next Level

To stay competitive, it’s imperative that your AEC firm has accurate and timely reporting to drive success. In this blog, Bret Tushaus, VP of Product Management, shares the importance of business intelligence and how its use can impact your firm’s success.

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The Agency Roadmap: Six Steps to Optimizing Project Delivery

How does an agency create the culture, climate, and capability for project delivery optimization to occur? Learn six steps to constitute a near-foolproof approach.

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The Value of Visibility for Consulting Firms

The SPI 2021 Professional Services Maturity Benchmark Report reveals key benchmarks and business drivers for growth derived from the survey of 700+ professional services firms. One of the many takeaways from the report involves the value of visibility for firms with a growth mindset.

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Wikborg Rein Customer Story

Global law firm Wikborg Rein transforms reporting, monitoring and workforce management with cloud ERP

Headquartered in Oslo, Wikborg Rein operates around the world, offering first-class legal assistance across many industries and areas of law. As its ambitions – and its team – grew, it found that its legacy on-premises ERP system was no longer meeting requirements. After evaluating various cloud and on-premises ERP solutions, Wikborg Rein chose Deltek Maconomy.

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Introducing Deltek’s Agency Roadmap for Long-Term Resilience and Growth

Take your agency to the next level with Deltek's Roadmap, which takes a measured, four-step approach to assessing and improving what should be your agency's priority concerns: project delivery, talent and culture, profitability, and growth.

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Not all work is created equal. Here’s how A&E firms can find the most profitable projects consistently.

What makes your most profitable projects such a success? Our latest guide explores how you can identify your most successful and profitable projects and use that information to find similar work.

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Agency Leaders on the Future of Agency Operations: Part 3 of 3

Gain insights from our panel discussion with industry leaders who recently shared tips and provided a strategic approach on how to accelerate agency transformation.

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Agency Leaders on the Future of Agency Operations: Part 2 of 3

Four industry experts share why process efficiency is crucial to an agency looking to introduce advanced technologies and how it will help activate a culture of success.

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Deltek Clarity Research - Taking the temperature of the Nordic architecture and engineering industries

Did you know that cost of technology is the standout barrier to tech adoption for Nordic architecture and engineering (A&E) firms? We recently discussed this, and other findings from the new Deltek Clarity industry survey, in a webinar with Henrik Garver from the Danish association ‘Foreningen af Rådgivende Ingeniører’ (FRI) and Magnus Höij from the Swedish industry association ’Innovationsföretagen’.

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Agency Leaders on the Future of Agency Operations: Part 1 of 3

Read some key highlights from our recent webinar with four industry experts on how agencies can create an environment that thrives using today's technology and be prepared for future enhancements.

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4 Reasons Project-Based Businesses Should Measure Employee Engagement

Project-based businesses are all about the people ‘in’ the business, and understanding whether their employees are fully involved and enthusiastic about their work and the organisation involves many things. But a great place to start is with an engagement survey.

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Deltek Clarity - Architecture and Engineering Industry Study 2021

Clarity Study: data dominates technology goals and challenges for A&E firms

We recently surveyed 600+ decision-makers in architecture and engineering (A&E) firms about their current technology challenges and their strategies for the future. The results might surprise you.

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Deltek Acquires ArchiSnapper

Transforming the Practice of Architecture through Technology: Deltek Acquires ArchiSnapper

Deltek is excited to announce the acquisition of ArchiSnapper – the number one field application specifically designed for architects and engineers. Learn more about Deltek + ArchiSnapper and the future of specification solutions at Virtual Deltek Insight, September 14-15.

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Nucleus Leader 2021

Deltek’s Purposeful Innovation Earns 2021 Nucleus Research Leader Status

We pride ourselves on delivering value to our customers, which is why we're so proud to be named a Leader in the Nucleus Research ERP Technology Value Matrix.

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Moving Brands Connect and Empower International Agency Operations with Deltek WorkBook

Moving Brands Connect and Empower International Agency Operations with Deltek WorkBook

International agency, Moving Brands, needed a new solution to help streamline their current systems and processes. They turned to Deltek WorkBook. Read their story.

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G2 Summer Leader

Our Users Love Us, Deltek Recognized As a Project-Based ERP Leader, Again!

G2 has once again named Deltek a Leader in Project-Based ERP Software in its Summer 2021 Grid report. Thank you to all our amazing customers who submitted reviews; we greatly value your thoughts and are continuously working on ways to enhance the Deltek user-experience!

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Total agency management: How TMW UNLIMITED streamlined its project process

Total agency management: How TMW UNLIMITED streamlined its project process

Discover how creative agency TMW UNLIMITED cut down project complexity and streamlined its processes from pricing to delivery with Deltek WorkBook.

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6 Ways to Enhance Your Deltek Experience

Whether you are looking to find industry-focused expertise to make your project a success or new ways to optimize your current projects, Deltek is here to support you. See how you can get the most out of your Deltek experience with these six ways to broaden your skills and deepen your knowledge.

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Digital Transformation Through Purposeful Innovation

Enabling Digital Transformation Through Purposeful Innovation

The infusion of emerging technologies into our solutions allows us to re-imagine how projects are delivered ─ helping our customers’ projects be more effective, efficient and successful. Learn how Deltek is enabling digital transformation for project-based businesses now and into the future.

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7 Key Considerations for ERP Implementation Success

Natasha Engan, Senior Vice President of Deltek Global Consulting, shares key considerations that will help to ensure your ERP implementation is a success.

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It’s Time to Build an Agile Consulting Business

Savvy consulting professionals know that now, more than ever, being agile and adaptable in an especially tumultuous economy isn’t simply important: it’s imperative. 

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LevelUp: A Checklist for Optimizing Agency Operations

Our LevelUp maturity model provides a benchmark to compare where your business stands today and a structured path to maturing your agency in 2021 and beyond.

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The Secrets of High Growth Consultancies

Discover what high-growth consulting firms are doing in 2021 to make them more visible and grow faster than their peers.

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Four top tips for a successful ERP implementation

How do you go about securing a successful digital project, such as an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Cloud implementation? We invited Håkon Røed, Partner and Director at Norwegian advisory firm Tellmann Executive Advisors, to share his insights.

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JL Engineering Powers its Growth Using Deltek Cloud ERP

JL Engineering powers its growth using Deltek Cloud ERP

We are delighted to welcome on board JL Engineering as we enable their business with a scalable and streamlined project-based ERP solution to support their ambition for growth.

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Global Clarity Blog 2021

Deltek Clarity: A Global Perspective on the Key Industry Trends and Benchmarks for Architecture & Engineering Firms

The Deltek Clarity Architecture & Engineering Industry Report provides benchmarks and insights to empower firms to compare business performance with similar companies in the industry. Learn what this year's key trends and challenges are facing A&E firms around the globe and how taking a closer look at processes and technology can help identify opportunities.

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Serviceplan Group digitalized its worldwide operations with Deltek

How leading agency network Serviceplan Group digitalized its worldwide operations with Deltek

Find out how leading European agency network Serviceplan Group united its remote teams and created greater transparency across its organization with Deltek ERP

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Deltek Clarity - Architecture and Engineering Industry Study 2021

New report: the latest trends and benchmarks for A&E firms in EMEA and APAC

The latest Deltek Clarity research explores trends and benchmarking data for A&E firms in EMEA and APAC. Here are the highlights – and what they mean for you.

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A&E and Consulting firms: is it time you moved beyond spreadsheets?

Spreadsheets play a pivotal role in Architecture, Engineering and Consulting companies. But for many firms, they may have reached the limit of their usefulness. Here’s why.

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Three Steps A&E and Consulting CFOs Took to Steer Their Firms Through Unprecedented Times

As Architecture, Engineering and Consulting firms navigated a global pandemic, finance teams stepped up to ensure business stability. We spoke to three CFOs to find out how.

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Taft Communications use Deltek WorkBook to Optimise Their Financial Operations

How Taft Communications Optimized Their Financial Operations Using Deltek WorkBook

Mark McNulty, Chief Financial Officer at Taft Communications, recently shared how he and his team were spending more time reconciling data from multiple systems than they did actually using it to analyze the agency’s KPIs and how they overcame this using Deltek WorkBook.

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Brokendoll selects Deltek WorkBook as it's agency management solution

Brokendoll Levels Up on Their Growth Journey with Deltek WorkBook

With recent creative and business success, Brokendoll realised that they could no longer rely on multiple, siloed tools, but needed an integrated, scalable agency management system to support their future. Impressed by Deltek WorkBook’s powerful functionality, accelerated implementation, and efficient customer support, Brokendoll has chosen Deltek to be their business partner.

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Hinge High Growth Report Shows Shifts in AEC Marketing and Business Development

What changes are architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms adopting to work smarter in today’s ever-evolving market? Discover key takeaways impacting the industry in relation to office structure, marketing and market research, and business development from the Hinge High Growth Study - AEC edition.

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How Consultancies Can Leverage LinkedIn for Maximum Sales Impact

With 2020 behind us, many consulting firms will be shifting their focus from survival to growth. With that in mind we would like to share some key takeaways for leveraging Linked from social selling expert Samantha McKenna.

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How digitally evolved is your agency? It might matter more than you think

While creative agencies are working harder in our turbulent times, they’re not all working smarter. But our new research shows those that have embraced digital transformation are seeing real business benefits.

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Trends That Drive Growth & Consulting Success

Findings from the 2021 Hinge High Growth Study reveal compelling data about how consulting firms have adapted and adjusted operations in light of an unpredictable marketplace.

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How Buro Four maximized profitability, improved agility and thrived in uncertain times

See how an employee-owned project management firm successfully steered its people – and its financial performance – through a period of significant disruption.

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From Reviews to Results: Customers Recognize Deltek as a Project-Based ERP Leader, Again!

We are proud to share that Deltek has been named a G2 Grid® Project-Based ERP Software Leader for Spring 2021. Thank you to all our amazing customers who submitted reviews, we greatly value your feedback and are continuously working on ways to enhance your Deltek user-experience!

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How Bioneer transitioned to Deltek ERP in the cloud – and three lessons they learned on the way

Find out how a leading biotech consultancy firm streamlined project management processes and increased business agility with an ERP solution in the Deltek Cloud.

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Five key trends in agency teams and talent for 2021

We asked 300 agency professionals how their organisation could improve – and attracting, retaining and managing talent was top of their agenda. Here’s what they told us.

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Reflection and Reinvention: The Time is Now for AEC Businesses

Whilst the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries experienced a significant downturn in productivity during the pandemic, a unique opportunity for reflection was also gained. Industry specialists Thomas & Adamson and Sir Robert McAlpine share what they learned from 2020, and how they are using those insights to future proof their business.

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A Global Team Deltek Perspective: Supporting Deltek's Cloud Operations Around the World

In this #TeamDeltek spotlight, three of Deltek’s Global Cloud leaders share what it’s like to work on this fast-paced, growing team with a great workplace culture.

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A&E and Consulting firms: here are three ways to streamline your resource planning

Resource management is crucial for A&E and Consulting firms – but few have an effective planning structure in place. Here are three recommendations for getting it right.

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6 Steps to Effective Resource Planning and Revenue Forecasting for Your Agency

For agencies, the need to optimize resource plans and correctly forecast revenue has become even more urgent in recent times.

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Let facts power your business decisions

In a recent webinar for Deltek, lecturer Olof Gränström looked at the importance of making business decisions based on facts, and how organizations can rise to the challenge to pursue truly data-driven decision-making.

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The Year Ahead For Agencies: Experts Weigh In On 2021

Our panelists tackle a few of the lingering questions from our recent webinar on how agencies can thrive in 2021.

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The Moves You Need to Make to Deliver Success: A Roadmap for 2021

We’ve identified ten critical moves that consulting firms have to make in 2021 to ensure they can achieve a successful recovery from the pandemic and its impact, and that they can also deliver that success to their clients.

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2021 Technology Trend Predictions

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. With 2021 upon us, we asked members of Deltek's Leadership Team to share their thoughts and predictions to which technology trends will influence this year and beyond.

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Reform Society Breaks New Ground with Deltek WorkBook Full Suite

With its seven agencies operating on siloed tools and applications, Reform Society needed unified processes for project management, project accounting, and time reporting. The group didn’t believe they could find an all-in-one solution, until they discovered Deltek WorkBook.

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The three big technology trends for the A&E industry - and how APAC firms are responding

This blog covers the three big technology trends A&E firms in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore are focusing on as identified in the annual Deltek Clarity report.

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Prepare your law firm for digital transformation with confidence

Your legal firm might be under pressure to adopt digital tools, but it’s critical you don’t rush your strategy. Here are some key points to keep in mind.

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Benchmark your firm against the global A&E industry and discover the top KPIs for tracking performance

We found out how A&E firms across the world measure performance. Here are the benchmark findings, and the key metrics used.

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The more data, less understanding paradox: why data-based decision-making is a major challenge

We live in the golden age of information production. Digitalisation has made it possible to efficiently collect, store and access data in ways previously unimaginable. But at the same time as data is more abundant than ever, we are failing to harness the full potential of information at our disposal.

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Power Your Project Success with a Deltek Cloud Solution

With project teams working around the clock and from multiple locations, it is imperative that companies use the right tools to keep teams connected and projects moving forward regardless of physical location. With Deltek Cloud solutions, you can power your entire project lifecycle securely −from pre-award to project close-out− by winning new projects and clients, on-time and on-budget.

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Consulting Leadership - How and When to Pivot

Key takeaways for consulting leaders dealing with shifting customer needs from our recent fireside chat with entrepreneur and consultancy CEO, Sean McDermott, and Senior Director of Product Marketing, Michelle Cipollone.

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Law firms: here are three key reasons to continue developing your digital strategy

The right approach to digital transformation is helping law firms thrive – and making clients, employees, and even the balance sheet happier.

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Expert Roundtable: A new pace of working for the consulting industry

In our recent roundtable webinar, consulting industry leaders explored what changed over the pandemic, and what the future looks like for consultants.

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New consulting research from The Hinge Research Institute has revealed that clients value consulting firms 33% more than in past years, and the perceived relevancy of services has risen 56%! However, in these unprecedented times, fear is up, and trust is down. You'll need to adapt at an accelerated pace. Read on to learn how.

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Finding new and effective ways to work remotely and stay engaged with both your clients and your workforce is more important than ever to the success of your Consulting business. We asked consulting experts from firms of all sizes:How are you staying engaged with your remote workers and what are you doing to keep up visibility with current clients? Here is what they said:

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In this blog we focus on three areas that consultancy firms may want to consider in order to prepare for the next-normal, namely; productive data; a network of empowered teams, and agile principles.

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Our recent webinar brought together agency leaders to understand their perspectives on a challenging year for the industry. Get the key insights here.

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Ever wish winning in the Consulting arena was as easy as referencing a guidebook?  Read part 2 of this blog series and look no further. This series by the Hinge Institute gives an overview of “How Consulting Firms Win” – The Definitive Playbook, to bolster success in your firm’s next transformational business initiative.

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Ever wish winning in the Consulting arena was as easy as referencing a guidebook? One that walked you step-by-step through the self-assessment and tactical plays critical to achieving Consulting greatness? Hear more about a new, actionable playbook for transformational business initiatives, How Consulting Firms Win – The Definitive Playbook.

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Tips and Tricks from Maconomy Sessions at Deltek Virtual Insight

Did you miss Deltek Virtual Insight this year? This blog post recaps the Tips and Tricks sessions…read below and then register for Deltek Virtual Insight and view them (for free) before December 31, 2020.

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In our recent webinar, ERP experts Lumenia Consulting explored what makes a project successful, and offered its best practice advice for getting ERP right.

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Pivoting in a Pandemic: 3 Top Tips from AEC Leaders

The pandemic created a variety of new challenges in a fast-changing environment. For AEC leaders, Erith and Structa however, this presented opportunity to adapt to new ways of doing business, with technology as the enabler. They share their key takeaways and advice to peers.

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Effective project and resource management is vital for agencies—protecting your people, your projects, and your profits.

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Finance teams are the backbone of agencies. They provide the insights needed for strategic decisions and keep every team focused on their key objectives. That’s why it’s critical there’s have a strong foundation of best practice financial processes in place.

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Digital transformation may be about IT, but it’s for your people. Here’s why AEC firms must keep humans at the centre of IT modernisation.

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A New Formula - How Consulting Firms Can Succeed in These Unprecedented Times

Consulting research from The Hinge Research Institute has revealed that clients value consulting firms 33% more than in past years, and the perceived relevancy of services has risen 56%! However, in these unprecedented times, fear is up, and trust is down. You'll need to adapt at an accelerated pace. Read on to learn how.

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Technology in Practice: How Digital Innovation Can Boost Your Architectural Business

A group of Architecture industry experts came together to explore how technology has changed the way architects deliver projects and to reveal key findings from Deltek Clarity research.

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Why the Deltek Cloud Should Be Your Next Business Move

Deltek Cloud solutions are designed to easily adapt and support you as your needs evolve. Whether you’re facing outdated hardware, limited IT staff, increasing security risks or other common IT issues, Deltek can help power your project success.

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I dette interview fortæller Katarina Strivall, CFO fra Norconsult AB i Sverige, hvordan virksomheden har startet et digitalt skift, og hvordan det har bidraget til at skabe merværdi for kunderne.

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Opdag hvordan et førende IT-konsulentfirma transformerede sit IT-landskab med Deltek Maconomy - og få fire tips til en vellykket ERP-transformation.

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The Four Building Blocks To Successful A&E And Consulting Project Management: A Best Practice Guide

As architecture, engineering and consulting firms face growing pressure, responsive project management is vital. Here’s how to get the best out of your projects.

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Architecture & Engineering in the Nordics: Key Findings from the Deltek Clarity Report

We surveyed 150 Architecture & Engineering professionals from the Nordics to hear from them on industry trends, KPIs and benchmarks – this is what we found.

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IT Consultancy Firm Banqsoft Accelerates Mergers And Acquisitions With Deltek Maconomy

See how Banqsoft brings multiple companies under one solution with Deltek Maconomy – and learn its three-part transformation support plan.

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Looking for ERP tools designed for project-based businesses? Here are the 5 things to look out for that can help improve your resource management.

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See how a leading IT consultancy transformed its IT landscape with Deltek Maconomy—and discover four tips for a successful ERP transformation.

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A look at recovery planning, digital transformation, and other trending topics from around the creative agency industry.

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Norconsult AB’s CFO explains how moving to Deltek ERP has helped create value for their customers

In this interview, Katarina Strivall, Chief Financial Officer of Norconsult AB in Sweden, explains how the firm has embarked on a digital transformation journey and how that has helped power client value creation.

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Award Winning Global Digital Creative Agency AnalogFolk Choose Deltek Workbook For Their Own Digital Transformation

Award Winning Global Digital Creative Agency AnalogFolk Choose Deltek Workbook For Their Own Digital Transformation.

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Three ways A&E and consulting firms can ease the pressure on finance teams

Now, more than ever, your finance teams are under pressure – so streamlining financial processes and providing the right support is vital.

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We pride ourselves on delivering value to our customers, which is why we're so grateful to be named the premier choice for "project-centric ERP" in the Nucleus Research June 2020 ERP Technology Value Matrix.

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Best Practices in Document Management

One of the biggest challenges many AEC businesses face is how to manage the abundance of emails, documents and drawings required for every project. Learn how a database-driven document management system can provide a single lens into your project information and drive processes that will save time and boost profitability.

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Leading Consulting Engineering Firm AINS Group Powers Future Growth With Deltek

Deltek are delighted to welcome on board AINS Group, one of the leading Consulting Engineering firms in Finland, as we help them optimise business processes.

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The Secret To Successful AEC Digital Transformation? Start Small And Scale

Digital transformation isn’t easy, especially in AEC. Here’s how you can start small, deliver quick wins and set your firm up for future success.

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Leading Consulting Firm EBP Unifies Processes Across Global Entities With Deltek ERP

We are delighted to welcome on board EBP as we help them streamline processes and gain a complete view of their business globally.

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Ever wish winning in the Consulting arena was as easy as referencing a guidebook?  Get a quick overview of “How Consulting Firms Win” – The Definitive Playbook to see how you can to bolster success in your firm’s next transformational business initiative.

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Landscape Architecture Firm ASPECT Studios Powers ‘One Studio Model’ with Deltek ERP

In this interview, Chris Razzell, founder and Chairman of the Board, describes ASPECT Studios’ digital transformation journey, from system selection to successful deployment.

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A&E: Which emerging tech have the greatest impact?

In A&E, new technologies are helping leading firms get ahead. But what solutions are most important, and how are firms deploying them?

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A&E firms are at a different stage of digital maturity. Where do you fit in - and how can you get ahead?

We benchmarked digital maturity across A&E firms. Here are the results, and five suggestions to create a more digitally mature business.

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The recently-released best practice guide to overcoming project and business performance challenges, How Consulting Firms Win – The Definitive Playbook, defines the most common areas consulting firms find competitive gains (project delivery, growth, profitability, and talent) to help your firm put its own successful plays into place. Whether you’ve just downloaded the Playbook, or you downloaded it recently and are having a tough time deciding the first performance area you’d like to tackle first, we would like to offer a few “get started” tips that might help you ease yourself in.

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The Road Ahead: Diversity, A Change Of Mind-Set

We must be prepared for a global slowdown but, importantly, be hopeful, for recovery. It is going to require heartfelt, collective strength and speed to prevent irreversible damage. One thing is for sure, a change of mind-set will be necessary.

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We are delighted to welcome on board Oriflame's in-house creative agency as we help them boost productivity and optimise utilisation through better project and resource planning.

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Mott MacDonald Makes Continuous Innovation Possible With Cloud-Based ERP System

In order to maintain its high standards, build an agile and responsive operation from sales, and project delivery to back office processes, Mott MacDonald collaborated with Deltek to transform its internal business infrastructure with a cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. In this interview, Darren Russell, Chief Digital Officer of Mott MacDonald unpacked their rationale from back in 2017 when the firm embarked on their transformation.

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The Top Construction, Engineering and Architecture Blogs In 2019

As we prepare to welcome the New Year, we've compiled a list of the most read Construction, Engineering, and Architecture blogs for 2019.

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The Top IT And Management Consulting Blogs In 2019

As we prepare to welcome the New Year, we've compiled a list of the most read IT and Management Consulting blogs on our site in 2019.

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Digital Transformation & The Legal Sector: 4 Ways To Prepare

Today's changing landscape will see law firms increasingly transforming into technology firms. How will these changes impact your firm and how can you prepare?

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The Built Environment: Stories You Might Have Missed November 2019

With the winter general election just weeks away, November saw many voice concerns on party manifestos and the impact we would see on the built environment sector. The industry warned radical change is needed if we are to hit a zero carbon target. And advice was shared to help firms deal with some of today's top challenges such as risk and talent management. Here are nine stories you might have missed last month.

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[Infographic] 5 Trends Impacting Nordic Professional Services Firms

Professional service firms are facing tough challenges. We recently carried out global research with decision-makers across the industry give insights to understanding of the key trends and challenges that are keeping them awake at night.

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[MCA] New Statistics On Diversity & People In Management Consultancy Profession Revealed

New statistics on diversity and people in the Management Consultancy profession revealed in the latest MCA Annual Industry Report 2019.

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Best-of-breed solutions are growing in popularity due to the ease of implementation and lower up-front cost. But are they right for project-based firms?

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Leading Nordic Law Firm Roschier Selects Deltek Maconomy Cloud ERP

After a thorough market assessment, Roschier realised that Deltek’s modern Cloud ERP solution, purpose-built for law firms, would provide the firm with a solid platform for running their business more efficiently.

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8 Best Practices For Management Reporting In A Project-Based Business

Does your firm spend hundreds of hours producing reports, only to find they aren’t timely or don’t provide sufficient information to make important decisions? If so, this best practice guide will help you understand how to improve management reporting and ultimately improve business profitability.

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The Built Environment: Stories You Might Have Missed October 2019

October saw an increasing focus on the role of architects and engineers in fighting climate change, and predictably, Brexit continued to sit top of the agenda. Here are ten stories you might have missed last month.

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Getting Ready For The Next Wave Of Digital Transformation? Don't Run Before You Can Walk.

Digital Construction Week presented a powerful array of technological innovation - but what do you do if you're only at the starting line when it comes to digital transformation?

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How to Increase Productivity and Profit During Uncertain Times

The Architecture and Engineering (A&E) market is dynamic and has always seen positive change. As new design trends emerge, such as BIM, Digital Twins and Green Architecture, as well as efforts to reduce the problems associated with environmental disasters, the A&E market will continue to remain vibrant.

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Resource Allocation: How To Plan Effectively For The Short and Long Term

In service and knowledge-based industries such as the AEC industries and Consulting, people are a firm’s most valuable resource. That means effective resource allocation is vital to achieve best-practice outcomes on each and every project.

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We recently caught up with Hannah Vickers, CEO of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering, to get her take on the current challenges and opportunities facing the industry. This is part 3 of a 3 part series.

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[Part 2] Interview: ACE's Chief Executive Hannah Vickers

We recently caught up with Hannah Vickers, CEO of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering, to get her take on the current challenges and opportunities facing the industry. This is part 2 of a 3 part series.

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4 Firms We Met At Digital Construction Week 2019

At this year's Digital Construction week we took the opportunity to catch-up with 4 fellow exhibitors and get their take on the main conversation themes - here's what they had to say.

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[Part 1] Interview: ACE's Chief Executive Hannah Vickers

We recently caught up with Hannah Vickers, CEO, of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering, to get her take on the current challenges and opportunities facing the industry. This is part 1 of a 3 part series.

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Callista Enterprise AB: Increasing Our Level Of Digitisation

Jan Västernäs, CEO and Software Architect at Callista Enterprise AB, shares his evaluation of ERP software and why he chose Deltek Maconomy.

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How To Set The Right Project Baseline And Stay On Target

Best-practice project management relies on three key building blocks, including setting a project baseline to guide the smooth delivery and financial management of successful projects.

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Are You Prepared For These 5 Common Software Implementation Challenges?

Are you considering implementing new software at your firm, or about to start your journey and looking for some guidance? Based on years of working with companies of all sizes, Adrian Anastas shares his top 5 software implementation challenges and how to tackle them.

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Working Capital Management: 5 Steps For Success

Winning new projects and new clients is not the only way to bolster profitability and sustainability. Find out how to improve your bottom line by optimising your firm’s working capital management strategies.

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Architectus’ CFO Shares Their Experience Of Using Deltek For 10 Years

Since implementing Deltek, Architectus has grown substantially—from 40 people to around 450 across Australasia over the past 5 years—while maintaining a collaborative culture. Chief Financial Officer, George Panos, shares their story.

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There needs to be reflection on why the built environment sector finds Digital Transformation so hard. Yesterday morning we were joined by a host of industry experts for our 2019 AEC Conference to discuss the topic and look at how the sector can improve. Here are our key takeaways.

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Document Management Systems Have Evolved - Here's How To Identify What Your Firm Needs

The need for efficiency and capability around document management has changed dramatically over the last few years. We explore the change and help you identify what type of system your firm needs.

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The Month-End Process: How to Accelerate Each Step

Is your month-end close a smooth and fast process, or a messy rush of timesheets and invoicing red tape? Find out how your consulting firm can attain accounting best practice, by harnessing the power of technology.

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Five Major Challenges Facing The Global Consulting Industry

Consulting firms play a vital role in helping businesses across fields as diverse as business strategy, manufacturing and supply chain, sales and marketing, and human resources. While the sector’s diversity means it is able to weather change like few others, our research shows it still faces a myriad of challenges in the era of digitalised business.

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[Part 2] Technology In Construction: What Do Industry Leaders Recommend?

Is your business in danger of falling behind, when it comes to technology in construction? Three leading firms suggest how to make the leap, before it’s too late.

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The construction industry has been slow to adopt new trends in construction technology, but the reality is that many have already implemented the basics, and industry leaders are steaming ahead. As with any industry change, if you don’t move now, you risk falling behind.

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[Watch] Engineering Consultants Engenium Use Deltek As A One-Stop Hub For All Business

We recently caught up with Gareth Whittle, Engenium's Corporate Services Manager, to hear how they've doubled in size since implementing Deltek and have seen increased efficiencies in finance and payroll and detailed project and resource reporting.

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[Watch] Fulton Trotter Architects Improve Their Culture & Bottom Line With Deltek

Fulton Trotter have been live with Deltek for over 2 years. Robert Wesener, MD of the 73 year old practice shares where they're seeing the benefits financially and culturally.

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Leading Consultancy 6point6 Select Deltek To Support Their Ambitious Growth Strategy

Leading technology consultancy 6point6 have been going from strength to strength and recently made the decision to invest in Deltek Vantagepoint to support its ambitious growth strategy. We find out why in our latest blog.

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Risk & Compliance: Latest Research Reveals Firms Are Struggling To Keep Up

The professional services industry is often tasked with keeping their clients in step with new global regulatory rules and compliance measures. However, according to our recent research, many firms are struggling to keep up with the rate of change themselves.

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Elevation Architecture needed a low-maintenance system to support their growth and reduce administrative burden. Discover how they’ve simplified business management and gained a competitive edge.

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[Video] Thomas & Adamson On Why They Can't Imagine Operating Without Deltek

We recently caught up with Alastair Wallace, senior partner of international construction consultancy, Thomas & Adamson, to understand why they chose Deltek software and where their growing team are seeing the benefits.

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6 Key Takeaways From The ACE's 2019 Digital Leadership Conference

We were honored to attend and exhibit at last week's Digital Leadership Conference hosted by the ACE. Here are our 6 key takeaways from the day.

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[Watch] Deltek Reflected Us: JDA Architects' Director Shares Their PIM Journey

We recently caught up with Rob Henderson, Director of JDA Architects, to find out why he believes Deltek software was the right choice for them, and what they hope to achieve.

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Why Construction Firms Can No Longer Ignore Digital Construction

How is the construction industry keeping up with technology trends and embracing the digital construction movement? Deltek’s Director of Product Management, Nick Nieder, reflects on our new report on the topic.

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Women In Construction Take Centre Stage At The 2019 Consultancy And Engineering Awards

Last night we were honoured to attend and sponsor the 2019 Consultancy & Engineering Awards, led by an all female presenting team. Here are the night's highlights and overall winners.

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[Video] Ashburner Francis: How We Gained Document Control With Deltek

"The primary difference between the system we have now (Deltek) and what we’ve had in the past is the document control." Pete Caune, Ashburner Francis. Watch the full story here.

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Three Steps Your Company Can Take To Boost Gender Diversity

Knowing that gender diversity benefits a business, learn steps your company can take to recruit and retain greater numbers of qualified, talented women…and what women can do to drive their careers.

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Only 16% of CEOs expect to invest in emerging technology compared with 51% of Heads of Projects. Why is there such a large difference? We ask experts at the Digital Leaders Forum what they think.

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Balsham Building Take Their Varied Project Portfolio To The Cloud With Deltek

Balsham Building Ltd recently chose to move to the Cloud with Deltek PIM. Discover why they selected Deltek to help manage their varied project portfolio.

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7 Key Considerations For ERP Implementation Success

Natasha Engan, Senior Vice President of Deltek Global Consulting, shares key recommendations that will help to ensure your ERP Implementation is a Success.

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Fender Katsalidis consistently designs buildings that reach for the sky and continually expand the possibilities of architecture and construction. Find out what grounds the practice, and ensures its ongoing profitability and growth.

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We spent 18 hours with Mott MacDonald’s Development Manager Simon Bell as he travelled from Sheffield to London visiting clients, and watched his team win a home league match.

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Design Firm Zebra To Consolidate Business Systems With Deltek ERP

Growing Dubai-based interior design firm Zebra have selected Deltek ERP to help them optimise project delivery.

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Allies And Morrison Select Deltek Vantagepoint To Power Their Project Success

Award-winning architecture and urbanism practice Allies and Morrison selects Deltek to improve project delivery and efficiency.

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Pricing Professional Services: It’s Time To Rethink Existing Models

Clients hold more sway in today's climate and are demanding greater value and flexibility at lower prices. Providers must respond to protect profit margins. Our latest blog explores some of the alternative approaches they can take to pricing professional services.

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How To Create An Employee Rewards Programme For The Modern Workforce

Ruth Thomas, Industry Principal at Curo Compensation discusses 4 core considerations when it comes to creating an employee reward programme for the modern workforce.

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Deltek Customers: Why UMC Architects Chose PIM

New Deltek Customers UMC Architects explain why they chose PIM to support their commitment to delivering “best in class” services.


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MCA Awards 2019: The Winners

We had the honour of sponsoring this year's MCA Awards, an annual opportunity to celebrate talented consultants achieving great things. Hear are the 2019 winners.

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Deltek Customers: Why Ashcourt Construction Chose PIM

Ashcourt Construction bring calm to the information chaos as they go live with Deltek Project Information Management

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Deltek's VP of Enterprise, Neil Davidson, ponders the firm of the future and how to get into the right mindset for what's to come.

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Managing Complex Projects: Strategies For Architecture Practices

How well equipped is your architecture firm for managing complex projects? Former architect and Management in Action founder Jennekin Dicks advises how practices can harness the value of data and people.

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Matthew High, Downwell Group: Why We Invested In Deltek PIM

Downwell Group has just made a substantial infrastructure investment by adopting Deltek's Project Information Management (PIM) system. Downwell’s Project Director, Matthew High, explains how he expects the new system will enable improved information storage, sharing and retrieval processes.

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Deltek Customers: Why Demolition Contractor Downwell Group Chose PIM

After reviewing their complex data and document management processes, Thurrock based Downwell Group, proved their need for a more agile way of working. Now ready to implement Deltek PIM, we hear their first thoughts regarding this digital transition.

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IDC: Visibility a Key Aspect for High Performing Management Consulting Firms

Deltek Vantagepoint moves the advanced Cloud ERP market forward—providing visibility from pursuit to engagement close out—which is an absolute must for high performing Management Consulting firms.

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4 Principles For Managing Technological Change

Managing technological change is no easy task. Our latest blog discusses the possible risks and what can be done to avoid the 4 most common pitfalls.

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Project Failure: Is This Why Your AEC Firm Has A Poor Delivery Record?

In a recent study, 66% of AEC firms admitted that the delivery on one-quarter of their projects was delayed. In our latest blog we explore the causes, costs and solutions to project failure.

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A&E Software Implementation: 3 Essential Tips From A Seasoned Pro

Bernie Hall, a former IT Project Manager in the AEC sector, shares her 3 tips for a successful software implementation plan.

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Mastering Disruption: Can Professional Services Companies Harness Technological Change?

Our latest blog explores the profound effect technological change has had on the professional services industry, and how it can tackle it head-on.

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Ringing The Changes: Professional Services Firms Must Adapt To Thrive

The professional services sector is in the midst of a period of dramatic change. Firms face increasing competition, tighter margins, skills gaps, disruptive innovation and increasing regulation. In our latest blog we begin to explore these issues and look at solutions.

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Digital Transformation And The CIO: Promoting Connectivity

Discover how the CIOs we partner with are promoting connectivity and driving forward a focused digital strategy, extending far beyond the realms of IT.

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[Video] Hear From The Experts: What Impact Will Digital And Emerging Tech Have On Business Models In The Professional Services Industry?

Attendees at the Digital Leaders Forum discussed our recent research findings and share how they believe digital and emerging tech is impacting business models in the professional services industry.

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Digital Transformation: The Opportunities and Challenges for Professional Services Firms

Deltek Vice-President Neil Davidson reveals the Future of the Professional Services Industry and what business leaders must do to prepare.

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As we prepare to welcome the New Year, we've compiled a list of the most read IT and Management Consulting blogs on our site in 2018.

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The Top Construction, Engineering and Architecture Blogs In 2018

As we prepare to welcome the New Year, we've compiled a list of the most read Construction, Engineering, and Architecture blogs for 2018.

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What Is Project Control, Why Is It Important And How Do You Get It?

If your Architecture or Engineering firm aims to deliver projects on time and on budget, and with the most effective and efficient performance, it's absolutely essential to employ internal Project Control systems.

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How To Approach Complex Project Management In The Professional Services Sector

The operating environment for professional services firms has become more complex, making it harder to grow profitably. Here's how leaders can approach complex project management and avoid failure.

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Bret Tushaus, Deltek VP of Product Management, recaps some of the amazing features of Vantagepoint that he highlighted in his presentation at Deltek Customer Day 2018.

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The Chief Operating Officers Focusing On Digital Talent Management & Closing Inefficiency Gaps

The COO’s that we partner with are sharpening their focus, introducing digital talent management and closing inefficiency gaps. Read where they are seeing the benefits.

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Globally the professional services industry is facing a yawning skills gaps, posing a huge risk to profitability. Our latest blog offers advice on strategic workforce planning for leaders looking to plug the skills gap.

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Digitalisation Is Transforming The Nordic AEC Scene

A recent study shows that more than 70% of decision makers in the architect and engineering consultant industry globally still feel unprepared for disruptive technologies. What can you do to get ahead?

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Clients Don't Want Architects, Engineers Or Consultants. They Want The Outcomes You Bring.

Digital transformation is a top challenge for the AEC sector. With the help of industry partners, our recent London event set out to help leaders gain perspective, provoke a new way of thinking, and spark planning and action. Read the key takeaways from the day.

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Defining Competitive Advantage In A More Challenging Professional Services Market

Professional services firms face a much more complex landscape than they did a decade ago. Our latest blog explores what your firm can do to stay competitive.

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Enterprise Transformation Series | Part One | The CFOs Promoting Digital Finance Transformation

Our latest blog explores how CFOs are approaching digital finance transformation and opening up huge opportunities for precision, speed, and longevity - helping them to improve the way they meet both internal and client needs.

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[Video] Hear From The Experts: What’s Holding The C-Suite Back When It Comes To Digital Advancement?

Attendees at the Digital Leaders Forum discussed our research findings and what they see as the biggest challenges for professional services firms now and in the future. Here’s what they had to say.

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Managing Compliance Risk: How To Protect Your Firm Against The Professional Services Sector’s Biggest Threat

Managing compliance risk is a tricky business. 91% of CEOs do not think their firm is prepared for regulatory risk, while more than a third say compliance is a top improvement priority. So what can be done?

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The way that clients procure architecture services is changing, and professional services firms need to keep up with shifting market trends in order to remain relevant and profitable.

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Digital transformation continues at a faster and faster pace. Mike Scopa, Deltek SVP Engineering, discusses how it has changed the way we work and innovate for next gen customers.

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challenges facing the professional services

[Video] Hear From The Experts: The Biggest Challenges Facing The Professional Services Today

Attendees at the Digital Leaders Forum discussed our research findings and what they see as the biggest challenges for professional services firms now and in the future. Here’s what they had to say.

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scope creep management

Scope Creep Management For Professional Services Firms - Understanding The Risks & Gaining Control

One of the key concerns worrying professional services firms today is scope creep management, according to Deltek’s recent ‘Insight to Action’ report. Our latest blog explores how to address the issue.

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challenges facing the built environment

Challenges Facing The Built Environment: Why Now Is The Time To Embrace Technology

The challenges facing the built environment are many. But back-of-house digital tools have the capacity to deliver significant improvements to business performance and outcomes - our latest blog explores how.

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future-proof your practice

How To Future-Proof Your Architecture Practice

A blend of technology and business smarts can help to prepare your practice to thrive in the “disruptive economy”. Experts from the Association of Consulting Architects and Deltek share their guidance on how to future-proof your practice in our latest blog.

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Change Management Plan

Three Questions That Build a Stronger Change Management Plan

No matter the size or scope of your organisation, ask these three questions before any ERP implementation or major organisational initiative. Read more…

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Innovation in consulting

Innovation In Consulting: How Are Your Competitors Staying Ahead Of The Curve?

To stay relevant, consulting firms need to adapt and embrace technology. Otherwise, they risk losing their competitive edge. Our latest blog explores how firms are approaching innovation in consulting.

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Project Visibility

Project Visibility: Using Your ‘Mirrors’ For A 360-Degree View

Professional services firms need to use their 'mirrors' to ensure visibility over what’s coming up, what’s behind them, and to spot any surprises that might be incoming from the side.

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Forward-focused reporting

Forward-Focused Reporting: The Key To Future Success In The Middle East

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.

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Big data in architecture

Big Data In Architecture: Here's How It's Changing The Way Firms Deliver Projects

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.

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What Is Risk Mitigation

Are You Managing Your Firm's Risk Or Are You Putting Your Firm In Jeopardy?

'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.

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future-proof your practice

How To Future-Proof Your Architecture Practice

A blend of technology and business smarts can help to prepare your practice to thrive in the “disruptive economy”. Experts from the Association of Consulting Architects and Deltek share their guidance on how to future-proof your practice in our latest blog.

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informational management strategy

Here’s Why Your Project-Based Firm Needs An Information Management Strategy

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.

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new ERP system

Knowing When Your Firm Is Ready For A New ERP System

Implementing a new ERP system and upgrading from your current ERP solution is a big step. Here's how to identify the right time to make the change.

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Financial management in professional services

Is Your Consulting Firm Truly Data-Driven?

To be data-driven means you need an innovative approach to data analysis to discover actionable insights for effective growth strategies. Learn how your consulting firm can harness the power of information.

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SPI research

[Infographic] SPI Research: How Top Consulting Firms Create Greater Financial Stability

2018 SPI research reveals that financial stability is a key metric for the best performing consulting firms. Check our infographic and download a copy of the full report to evaluate the KPIs and compare your firm against the best firms and the industry average.

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Strategic Benchmarking

[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.

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women in tech

Women In Tech: Deltek’s Senior Director of Customer Success, Melanie Lawn, Shares Her Experience Of The SaaS Industry

In an August 2018 interview, Melanie Lawn, Senior Director of Customer Success and Global Support EMEA for Deltek, discusses her evolution with Deltek, the global footprint of her customers, the dialogue our industry needs to attract more women into technology, and why “clients that work in partnership have the most to gain”.

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Technology for architecture engineering and construction firms

Keeping Up with Technology Trends in the AEC Industry

Secure, reliable accounting and project management software with advanced functionality and the ability to automate tasks is a necessity for running a profitable AEC firm. Here are the red flags that tell you when your software is becoming a liability.

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ERP UX

Why ERP UX & Industry Depth Can Help Set Your Professional Services Firm Apart

Deltek's VP of Enterprise Neil Davidson reflects on some typical engagements with professional services clients where we have implemented in partnership, to ensure our solutions enhance their ERP UX, provide industry depth and meet their goals.

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erp selection

Selecting The Right ERP For Your Consulting Firm

Amy Champigny explores three important ERP selection criteria for consulting firms to consider: ERP innovation, implementation, and customer service.

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contract management

How Effective Is Your Contract Management Process?

As with other documentation and information that makes up your projects, having an efficient process in place for contract management is vital to your business.

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Russell Clark Interview

Russell Clark Q&A: Deltek’s Senior Director Of Delivery Looks Back On 17 Years In The Industry

Russell Clark is one of the leading authorities in his field, delivering process intelligence to some of the most prominent and high-profile FTSE 100 and global Professional Services organisations.

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ERP Benefits

ERP Benefits: 5 Areas Your Firm Could Improve In, With The Right Software

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.

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What is BIM

What Is BIM And How Can It Benefit The Design And Construction Process?

What is BIM and who does it benefit? Our latest blog explores this well referenced topic, offers a definition, and looks at the tools and technologies needed to allow for the true collaboration BIM promises.

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technology in business

Technology In Business – Is Digital Driving Better Investments And Outcomes?

Our recent survey of the professional services industry found that 74% of firms have capital to invest in technology. But is technology in business driving better investments and outcomes?

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project technology

Project Technology For AEC Firms: 10 Reasons Why Now Is The Time to Take Advantage

Are your information challenges caused by technology misuse? Here are a few thoughts on why now is the right time to take advantage of project technology to help you manage your information.

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knowledge management

Boutique Firms vs Large Players In Professional Services: Battling For Innovation, Knowledge Management And New Pricing Models

1 in 3 Professional Service organisations are currently losing business to boutique firms. We explore the battle for innovation, knowledge management and new pricing models - and the approach larger firms should take when faced with such competition.

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Regulatory Risk

91% Of CEOs Are Concerned That They Are Not Prepared For Regulatory Risk

The vast majority of professional services firms say they are unprepared for regulatory risk. It's time for firms to take action - our latest blog looks at how you can prepare.

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understanding blockchain technology

Understanding Blockchain Technology – Is It A Natural Digital Evolution For Professional Services Firms?

In a market saturated by technological innovation, understanding blockchain technology and its potential value is not straightforward. Our latest blog explores the opportunity and risks involved, specifically for the professional services sector.

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Project Complexity

Why Taming Project Complexity Is The Biggest Challenge For Professional Services Firms

52% of decision-makers in the professional services industry think that the increasing complexity of projects will be the number-one challenge for project management in 5 years’ time. How are these firms planning to tame project complexity so that they can continue to meet their client’s expectations?

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Project governance in construction

Do recent developments in the construction industry suggest importance must be placed on project governance?

Our recent study found that 45% of capital projects are delayed by 6 or more months, with 92% of these delays down to poor management. Here's why project governance can prevent firms becoming part of the statistic.

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value of ERP

Infographic: The Value Of ERP Designed For Project-Based Businesses

Are you aware of the real value of ERP? Our latest infographic reveals 6 ways ERP designed for project-based businesses can help your professional services firm maximize profits and productivity.

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Project Information Management

5 Reasons Why Your AEC Firm Needs Project Information Management

Information is central to the success of project-based work, yet many organisations fail to establish processes that support project teams with the management of this information. Here are 5 questions to help you establish if your firm is calling out for Project Information Management.

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