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.

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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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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How to Keep Your Consulting Firm Connected While Working Remotely

There is no singular approach or silver bullet to optimize your workforce. Taking a planned, methodical approach while considering what's in the best interest for employees and the company is crucial. Stay flexible, adapt with the market and leverage technology and automation.

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How Environmental Consulting Firms Can Capture Lost Profit

At a time when firms of every stripe are working to optimize operations and maximize margin, those with an environmental focus continue fighting an uphill battle to ensure profitability. Here are tips for improving profitably for your environmental consulting firm.

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The Relentless Pursuit of Profitability

Growth is more important than ever, and profitability is essential to achieving it. Learn how to differentiate your consulting firm by setting yourself apart from the competition and implementing key practices to propel your business to the next level of profitability.

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