Management and IT Consulting

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24 Results for Category KPIs and Benchmarking

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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Client satisfaction for consulting firms

How Consulting Firms Win - Ease Yourself in

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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Digital Transformation

5 Industry Trends from the 2020 High Growth Study of Consulting Firms

A year has passed since the Hinge Research Institute released their High Growth Study – Consulting Edition via live webinar with Deltek. This week, we released an all-new 2020 edition of the study, so we thought this would be an ideal opportunity to look back and see what’s changed. How has the consulting industry evolved since last year’s study? What do high-growth firms do differently to identify new growth opportunities? And what adjustments and achievements have those high performers made in the past year?

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Consultant Reviewing a Project Dashboard

The Benchmarking Journey: A Path to Guaranteed Performance Improvement

You know your business better than anybody. You know its people, its clients, its skills and achievements, and its hard-won victories and the things you’d do differently next time around. It is important to celebrate your wins, but you know it is just as important to the success of your company to look more closely at why you won, and how. Or why you might have lost a deal or how things may have turned sour on that one project. Read this blog post to learn tips about starting or perfecting your consulting benchmarking practice.

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Consulting Growth Blog Post

6 Tips to Grow Your Consultancy in 2020

No matter what size your Consulting firm is you need a solid growth plan in 2020 in order to meet future goals. Here are 6 Tips from Consulting experts designed to help your firm grow.

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Top 5 Most Actionable KPIs for the Growing Consulting Firm

Growth is likely one of your consulting firm’s priorities, through either acquisition, new services, repeat clients, and/or expanded projects. But what KPIs will help you determine and carry out the best growth tactics?

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Consultant Reviewing a Project Dashboard

The Importance of Project Size on Profitability

How project size impacts profitability for Consulting firms by Natasha Engan, SVP of Consulting Services for Deltek.

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How Talent Optimization and Customer Satisfaction leads to profits for Consulting Firms

How Talent Optimization + Customer Satisfaction = Revenue + Profit

How talent optimization and customer satisfaction equate to healthier revenue and profit for Consulting companies.

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Client satisfaction for consulting firms
The Value of Benchmarking

The Value of Benchmarking and the SPI PS Maturity Model™ for Consulting Firms

An interview with Natasha Engan, Senior Vice President, Deltek Global Consulting, on the SPI 2019 PS Maturity Model™ and how benchmarking can improve consulting firm’s profitability, performance and growth.

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