Management and IT Consulting

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.

Resource Management for Your Consultancy

Best Practices in Resource Management for Your Consultancy

Resource management best practices you can use to overcome project killers.

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Building a Sustainable Consulting Firm

4 Steps to Take to Build a Sustainable Consulting Firm

Four steps firms should take towards building a sustainable consulting firm.

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Group of business people discussing the benefits that drive candidate and employee engagement

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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2021 Consulting Roundup

2021 Consulting Roundup (Part 2): What Worked, What Didn't, and What's Next

We talked with consulting leaders from firms across multiple industries including general management, IT, healthcare, and environmental. These leaders shared with us the challenges they faced last year and what's next in 2022. Part 2 of our consulting round focuses on business systems and productivity tools and tips for 2022 success.

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2021 Consulting Roundup (Part 1): What Worked, What Didn't, and What's Next

As firms plan for 2022 it's only fitting to reflect on the challenges faced and the lessons learned from last year's turbulence in the consulting industry. We talked with consulting leaders from firms across multiple industries including general management, IT, healthcare, and environmental. These leaders shared with us the challenges they faced last year and what's next in 2022.

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