Annual Roundup: Best of Deltek A&E Blogs for 2016

Posted by Shari Gardner on December 19, 2016

Best of A&E Blogs 2016

As we welcome the New Year, it gives us the opportunity to reflect upon the past year. In the spirit of this reflection, we’ve compiled a list of our top blog posts for 2016.

Each blog links to complimentary A&E resources including: benchmarking studies, eBooks, expert tips, and reference guides.  Subscribe to the Deltek A&E blog and receive new blog updates. Be sure to share this link with your colleagues and social networks! 

  1. The 36th Annual Deltek Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study
    Gain insight into how your firm performs relative to other firms in the A&E industry. Links to complimentary 50 page Deltek Clarity report and webinar series.
  2. PSMJ: How Managers Become Leaders
    Learn the difference between management and leadership and how to transition to a leadership role. Links to complimentary webinar with PSMJ David Burstein.
  3. How to Improve Your A&E Firm’s Billing Process
    Did you know it takes clients about 71 days to pay the typical A&E firm?  That’s well over two months! Learn what you need to do to get paid more quickly. Links to one of our most popular webinars, “5 Steps to Improving Cash Flow”.
  4. Six Questions to Ask Yourself about Your Dashboard Reporting
    Having the right data at your fingertips is fundamental to driving results. Here are six questions to help you determine how effective your reporting is. Links to benchmarking resources.
  5. How to Build Financial Accountability with Your PMs
    June Jewell, CPA and President of AEC Business solutions, describes how to put the appropriate measures in place to drive financial accountability. Links to webinar with June: “9 Places Your Firm is Losing Profit and How to Find it.”
  6. The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting for Architecture and Engineering Firms
    A four part blog series that explores budgeting best practices for Architecture and Engineering firm success.
  7. Tracking the Project Lifecycle
    Learn the phases of the project lifecycle and the tasks needed to complete each phase. Download your free copy of Deltek’s special edition of “EVM for Dummies”.
  8. PSMJ: 10 Project Management Best Practices for A&E Firms
    PSMJ conducted a study with hundreds of A&E firms to explore project management best practices.  PSMJ’s Dave Burstein presents the results in a complimentary webinar. 
  9. Section 179: The Tax Break Every Business Needs to Know
    Many business owners are unaware they can take advantage of a special provision, under Section 179 of the Internal Revenue Code, which allows them to entirely deduct certain business software and equipment purchases made in the current tax year. Links to Section 179 Tax Calculator and complimentary Section 179 webinar by tax expert.
  10. Government Contracting for A&E Firms
    Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of successful government contracting. Link to download a complimentary copy of Deltek’s GovCon for Dummies ebook.

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Best Wishes for a Prosperous and Happy New Year!

The Deltek A&E Team