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MAKE EVERY PROJECT PROFITABLE
As the economy shifts from manufacturing to services and digital transformation at the forefront of everyone's minds, consulting firms must work hard to fight the perception of being a commodity. You must differentiate yourself to win business, then face the pressure of making sure that business is profitable. It's about finding an advantage in the huge war for talent and making sure you are compensating and utilising your people correctly.
MANAGE THE ENTIRE PROJECT LIFECYCLE
Deltek gives you all the tools you need to keep the entire project lifecycle within your consulting firm.
- Client relationships — sales forecasts and SOWs
- Project management — work in progress and project budgets
- Time and expense — time sheets and workflow approval
- Financials — invoicing and billing and record keeping
Focus on your actual business and have the data you need to price competitively and protect your margins.
Deltek software helps consulting firms automate project and financial accounting, centralise budgeting and planning and streamline processes — all with the goal of driving profits and maintaining regulatory compliance. To ensure reliable profit margins and improved predictability for growth, consulting firms can depend on Deltek solutions.
Your clients are depending on you to deliver the expertise they don't have in-house. As you strive to make each engagement profitable and create repeatable work, we'll give you all the tools you need to make your methods even more invaluable to your clients.
When operating across volatile marketplaces and increasingly tight budgets, the consulting firms that succeed are the most nimble. There is pressure to have the efficiency of a small firm and the vast services of a large one. Deltek will position your firm for success with a suite of integrated tools for managing potential opportunities and growing current ones. In the quest to find clients willing to spend, we can help you strengthen the things that really count.
- Deltek offers an inbuilt business development system built to find new leads for professional services firms
- Give your team the tools to find, follow and make the most of business prospects
- Track activities and milestones through each phase of the opportunity lifecycle
- Deliver high quality proposals that win business
Companies must offer increasingly competitive compensation packages to fill vacant positions and retain their best employees. With new talent being so hard to acquire, there is renewed focus on developing existing talent and providing benefits that create a desirable work/life balance. Deltek delivers all the tools to help consulting firms win the talent war by attracting top talent, nurturing their skills and giving them compelling reasons to stick around.
- Deltek Talent Management helps reduce recruiting costs by up to 25% with automation and better analysis of success rates
- Ensure that your annual compensation review cycle is fair, consistent, automated and compliant
- Provide a forum for balanced and accurate 360º feedback on performance
- Identify top performers and further develop them
Benefits by Role
As you balance management decisions against market conditions, Deltek can help. The days of "making it up on the next project" are over. With this in mind, Deltek has provided a comprehensive set of tools to help managing partners increase project profitability and firm security while laying the groundwork for new opportunities and customer relationship management.
Get the industry intelligence and insight to know which levers to pull to make more profit. Deltek brings you complete visibility — from front to back office, you'll have firm-wide accountability at a glance. No matter your firm size, you can build robust forecasts, track scope and cost at every step to ensure projects are delivered profitably on time and on budget.
Deltek has the suite of software you need to stay focused on capacity and align resources to planned work and WIP. When you've got the right info, you can set expectations across departments.
Consulting is one of the last industries to realise the benefits of using a single solution for the entire project lifecycle. The majority of firms are using three or more systems to manage their sales forecasts, resource plans, WIP, financial records, client records, budgets, resource costs, invoices and billing. Firms that move to an integrated system will be well positioned to pull significantly ahead of the competition.
For your peace of mind, Deltek solutions are built on a world-class cloud infrastructure that utilises Amazon Web Services. Our solutions are easy to implement, compatible with the most popular software in the industry and compliant with strict regulatory IT standards. They are all designed to work with minimal maintenance to free up your IT resources for other important tasks.
- World-class cloud infrastructure protects sensitive data and meets compliance standards
- Ease of implementation and compatibility with popular products
- Centralised databases can be accessed from anywhere at anytime with a web browser
- Self-service Business Intelligence means everyone can get the data they need with less burden on IT staff
When you own the relationship with the client and the success of the entire engagement is in your hands, it's critical that you lay the groundwork for the best plans possible. Deltek takes care of Project Managers with a suite of tools that help you create smart schedules, monitor budgets and plan for every contingency.
People are your firm's differentiating factor and source of expertise. Deltek Talent Management has the tools you need to find and retain the best talent.
- Annual compensation — Know if you have the right people and if you are you paying them right
- Expedite recruiting and on-boarding with automated tools and guidelines
- Maximise profitability by automating the recruiting process
- Satisfy audits with complete visibility into accurate employee and project data
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