Transform the way your agency performs
A more profitable agency for today and tomorrow.
It's a tough time for marketing and creative agencies. Gone are the days of enormous agency-of-record contracts and retainers. The emergence of digital media has opened up advertising avenues but also sped up turnaround times. And the prevalence of project-based partnerships means agencies can no longer take short term losses for long term gains. In short, agencies are being asked to do more with less. That's where Deltek can help.
Agencies that embrace Deltek solutions such as TrafficLIVE gain complete visibility into everything going on at the company — across all services. You'll be able to schedule the right resources to the right projects at the right time. You'll gain a true understanding of your project costs versus billing amounts to limit over-servicing and ensure profitability. Your agency will be focused on the most profitable clients and projects and always prepared for what comes next.Home
Benefits by Role
To meet your margins, produce revenue and satisfy clients you need a consistent management approach. Deltek TrafficLIVE gives you insights that let you know which accounts are profitable and if your resources are being allocated correctly. See how TrafficLIVE can work alone or integrate with a larger solution to prevent the over-servicing that destroys agency value.
- See the big picture or the day to day details at a glance
- Business intelligence to guide you as you take a small or mid-sized agency to the next level
- Analytics tools to peel back the onion and look at overall profitability across an entire network of offices or agencies
In an industry that relies on billable hours, you need detailed insight to know which levers to pull to make more profit. Deltek brings you complete visibility — from front to back office, you'll have agency-wide accountability at a glance. Deltek TrafficLIVE works alone or with Maconomy to build accurate forecasts and track scope and cost at every step to ensure projects are delivered profitably on time and on budget.
- Annual compensation — Know if you have the right people and if you are you are paying them correctly
- Utilization & billable work — Know how well people are utilized down to the project or individual level
- Fees — Have the data you need to understand if you can increase your rates or fee structure
- Time and expense — time sheets and workflow approval
- Financials — invoicing, billing and record keeping
Deltek has the customer relationship management tools that can help your client acquisition process run more smoothly. For pursuing new accounts, expanding your network and maintaining current client relationships, consider Deltek TrafficLIVE. It will help you crank out quotes with an ease you never thought possible and you'll always be sure you're only pursing accounts or projects that will be right for the agency.
- Automate opportunity data entry
- Maximize resources to pursue more opportunities
- Gain better insights to position your firm for pitches
- Track contacts, opportunities, estimates and proposals
- Log all activity for each RFP, providing a historical record of all materials and correspondence
Tech-savvy agencies need solutions that can keep up. Deltek solutions are built on a world-class cloud infrastructure that utilizes Amazon Web Services. Our solutions are easy to implement, compatible with the most popular software in the industry and have the highest security standards. They are all designed to work with minimal maintenance to free up your IT resources for other important tasks.
- TrafficLIVE has no software to buy, no ongoing IT maintenance, no costly upgrades, just integration with your technology ecosystem
When you plan and staff projects, you're aware of just how many factors can affect timelines and budgets. Anything from last minute pitches, unexpected vacations and client feedback delays can alter your plans. Deltek helps you manage projects with a high level of detail and visibility while creating smart schedules that plan for every contingency.
Deltek has an integrated suite of solutions that transforms the way your agency performs and profits. Agencies of any size can rely on TrafficLIVE to avoid overruns, over-servicing and re-works.
- Quickly adjust your engagement parameters in real time
- Easily schedule work and assign resources across the whole organization
- Set expectations across departments
- Understand lost time, staff inefficiency and inaccurate statements of work at a glance
- Know how well people are utilized down to the project or individual level
- Easily produce the reports your clients require
People are your agency's differentiating factor and source of expertise. But keeping the best employees motivated and fulfilled is a tough task in an industry where it's common to hop between shops. Deltek Talent Management has the tools you need to find and retain the best talent.
- Know if you have the right people and if you are paying them right
- Expedite recruiting and on-boarding with automated tools and guidelines
- Maximize profitability by automating the recruiting process
- Satisfy audits with complete visibility into accurate employee and project data
The majority of agencies are using three or more systems to manage their sales forecasts, resource plans, WIP, financial records, client records, budgets, resource costs, invoices and billing. That not only makes your agency inefficient, but it causes you to miss out on key opportunities to correlate data and drive business decisions. Agencies that move to an integrated system will be well positioned to pull significantly ahead of the competition.
- CRM tools to track and win more business
- TrafficLIVE tells you what the agency can handle, how much it's going to cost and how long it's going to take
- Project management tools for both large firms and small firms to make sure each project is profitable
- Talent management tools to find and retain the best talent