Deltek 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.

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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Professional Services Trends

It’s The Age Of Enlightenment For The Professional Service Industry. Firms must embrace it.

As professional services companies face more challenges, the practical job of delivery has become harder. Our recent report, based on a survey of 700 decision makers in the professional services industry shows how providers can take simple steps to improve their positions.

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Professional Services Sector

Why The Professional Services Sector Is At A Crossroads And What That Means For Business Leaders

The professional services industry is in a state of flux. While globally the sector continues to grow, competition has intensified and margins have gotten tighter. To explore these issues we surveyed 700 senior decision-makers globally, and here's what we found out.

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Financial management in a consulting firm

My Past Life as Director of Finance in a Management Consulting Firm

Finance is critical for supporting all areas of a management consulting firm from budgeting to cash management to financial reporting. Former finance director of a consulting firm, Amy Champigny shares her experience of transforming a finance function for the better with the right software.

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People and Projects

6 AEC Industry Experts Give Their Top Tips On Getting More From Your People And Projects

Getting the most out of people and projects is vital for AEC businesses if they are to maximise profits. Hear from 6 industry experts on how they are seeing success.

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mobile working

How Mobile Working Can Benefit Your Construction Firm

To support increasingly dispersed teams, many forward thinking businesses are ditching inefficient paper based processes and implementing mobile technology. Here's how mobile working could benefit your firm.

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Selecting an ERP

5 Tips On Selecting An ERP For A Project-Based Business

Project-based companies have their own distinct needs and requirements, this should be a vital consideration when selecting an ERP. Here are our top tips for making the right decision for your business.

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