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Welcome to Deltek’s premier, consulting industry blog. Here you will find insights, analysis, and expert advice on transformational trends and key challenges facing the consulting industry. Consider this your one-stop shop for the latest and greatest insights on performance benchmarking, engagement profitability, talent management, digital disruption, artificial intelligence, and a myriad of other topics facing consulting firms today. Please enjoy the reading. And welcome to the discussion.

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Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

The war for talent is intensifying, and firms are getting creative on ways to keep their best employees. Our new blog shares tips to help strengthen a consulting firm’s hiring and retention strategy.

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Key Advantages for High Growth Consulting Firms: Part 2 (Marketing & Strategy)

Key Advantages for High Growth Consulting Firms: Part 2 (Marketing & Strategy)

The recently completed 2022 Hinge High Growth Study revealed four key advantages that stood out for successful high growth consulting firms vs their no growth peers. These advantages included: technology, talent, marketing, and strategy. Today, we take a look at two of those advantages: marketing and strategy. 

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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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3 Benchmarks To Help With Consulting Growth

3 Benchmarks to Help with Consulting Growth

COVID appears to be slowing down, and now professional services executives must reassess their entire organizations to prepare for the future. The challenges associated with sales, talent, and delivery will be impacted by the events of the past two years. Service Performance Insight looks at benchmarks in these three key areas as a good place to start in preparation for growth this year and beyond.

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5 Characteristics Of Highly Profitable Consulting Firms

5 Characteristics of Highly Profitable Consulting Firms

A new year brings new opportunities for consulting firms to achieve new heights in their business. As the market continues to evolve and shift, 2022 is still projected to be a year of substantial growth for many firms. Learn how our 5 characteristics of highly profitable consulting firms can help evaluate your firm's profitability and identify the gaps of opportunity for growth.

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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 across North America 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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Consulting Research

Rely on the Research to Grow Your Consulting Firm in 2022

It's that time again! Consulting firms are preparing for the year ahead and focused on the business challenges they will be facing. 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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3 Key Practices for 2022 Success

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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Consulting Talent Gap

How to Jump the Consulting Talent Gap

Retaining and attracting top talent is essential to a consulting firm's success and growth. In today's market, there is a challenge of knowing how to maintain and refuel your talent pipeline. Hear insights from Jason Mlicki of Rattleback about how your firm can maintain quality talent.

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How Consulting Firms Should Approach Sustainability

Implementing sustainability practices and taking initiative on evaluating impact is becoming a common trend across consulting firms. Learn how to build out a sustainability framework for your firm, that can help expand into new markets, attract talent, avoid costs, and increase your bottom line.

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