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Webinar Recording: How Managers Become Leaders

PSMJ & Deltek Present: How Managers Become Leaders

What is the difference between leadership and management?

Join PSMJ’s Dave Burstein, for this free webinar to discover how strong leaders drive employees to truly care about the work they do and deliver far greater results. Explore your personal leadership style, identifying the correct approach for the situation, and the resources available to help you become a more effective leader.

Highlights include:

  • Identifying the difference between leadership and management
  • Discovering effective ways to motivate your team
  • Identifying leadership styles and when to apply them

Continuing Education Credits: PSMJ is an AIA CES approved provider. By attending the live webinar, you can earn 1 LU Hour, CEU, or PDH. Please note not all state and license boards accepts this type of credit.

 

Title: PSMJ & Deltek Present: How Managers Become Leaders

Date: Recording Available On Download

Time: Recording Available on Download

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

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Top 4 Best Practices to Hire and Manage Talent

 

More and more companies are realizing that talent management is critical to their overall business strategy. However, there are several areas where there is still quite a bit of room for improvement when it comes to hiring and managing top talent and staying ahead of the competition.

What sets a high performing company apart from the rest? In this short video, Paul Hammerman, Vice President and Principal Analyst of Forrester Research, provides insights on the data and trends discovered in their research, namely four specific best practices that will set your company apart.

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Consulting & Advisory Firm Letsema selects Deltek Vision

Consulting & Advisory Firm Letsema selects Deltek Vision

Growing Consulting & Advisory Firm Letsema chooses Deltek Vision to integrate its practice management, improve service delivery to clients, gain visibility into its projects, and improve productivity through cloud-based technology.

Silversoft, the local partner in South Africa for Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms, today announced that Letsema, a business strategy, management and transformation consultancy firm in South Africa, has selected Deltek Vision  in the Cloud, as its fully integrated practise management solution, designed for consulting firms. Deltek Vision will provide Letsema with the capability to improve its business processes from planning resources, to capturing time, to measuring the KPIs of the various service offerings.   “By enhancing our internal tools and ensuring we implement best practice, we provide a platform for our staff to excel and thereby ensure our clients are given the highest service level from the firm.”  Says Nirojan Poovendran, Associate Partner at Letsema.

Headquartered in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Letsema offers advisory in complex business issues from design through implementation to create meaningful and tangible solutions to their clients. Letsema is a highly client centric firm whose core focus is to improve operational efficiency and enhance enterprise performance to direct meaningful and sustained growth.   “To support its own business plans, it was critical that the firm invest in the right technology partner and after an in-depth evaluation process, it soon became clear Deltek and its local partner Silversoft could meet Letsema’s requirements”. Says Nirojan Poovendran.

Deltek will enable Letsema to move away from working disparate systems and will support the entire project flow from client acquisition to advanced project management to financial management, in a single integrated software solution.

 

About Letsema

Letsema Consulting is a 20 year old and growing Consulting & Advisory firm with extensive experienced management consultants who identify complex business issues and challenges. Letsema works very closely with their clients from design through implementation to create meaningful and tangible solutions. As a proudly South African consulting firm, their passion emanates from their cultural diversity and energy. Letsema strives to make a committed contribution to this dynamic country.  Letsema develops and fosters strong relationships, providing support, growth and learning to their clients, their stakeholders, their consultants and partners.

 

About Silversoft

Silversoft, headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa, is a multinational enterprise software provider focused on delivering solutions to people and project-centric firms. It has partnered with Deltek for more than ten years in offering best-in-class enterprise software tailored for professional services firms in Africa and surrounds. It’s cloud, on premise and mobile solutions deliver real-time information that helps its clients optimise their resources, manage costs and drive profitability behaviour. Silversoft’s Deltek ERP solutions provide a fully integrated set of financial ledgers, people, project and client management functionality – which supports the entire service delivery life cycle from client acquisition to visualizing key performance indicators. Silversoft’s highly skilled consultants and tailored offering have seen some of the largest professional services firms in the world invest in its solutions. It is also a proud Level 1 BBBEE Contributor.

 

About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project- and people-based businesses. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 20,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects.

 

Want to know the Key Motivators for Consultancy Firms moving to the Cloud? Watch the video on “How Cloud helps you be more Strategic” below:

 

Talent Management is Critical for Successful businesses

With the growth in today’s employment levels and an increasingly agile workforce, organizations are placing an increased focus on their talent and people strategies. Talent Management is a huge differentiator for companies that want to grow and innovate, especially those in people-centric organizations where their people are their business.

How can companies succeed in winning the war for talent? In this short video, Paul Hammerman, Vice President and Principal Analyst of Forrester Research, provides insights on the data and trends discovered in their research, most importantly the shift from HR being considered a cost center in past years to now being viewed as a strategic function aligned with the business strategy.

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Best Practices for Implementing a Talent Management Technology

Use this document to help outline requirements for the solution for which you are searching. It will also provide guidelines to ensure your organization is prepared to handle the roadblocks that could put your project over budget and enable it to take on a life of its own.

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Win the Right Business

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Deltek Announces Silversoft Client Anjarwalla & Khanna as the Project Excellence Partner Award winner at Deltek Insight 2016

Washington, D.C. – November 14, 2016 – Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, announced the winners of its annual Project Excellence Awards program at Deltek Insight’s 2016 user conference in National Harbor, MD. These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding Deltek customer and partner achievements in improving business processes and performance, driving innovation, increasing profitability and winning new business with Deltek solutions.

The winners were selected from an extensive pool of nominations that applied for the awards in 2016:

 

  • The winner of the Project Excellence Partner Award is African legal services company Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) with Deltek Premier Partner for Africa, Silversoft. A&K is an award-winning Kenya-based corporate law firm – and the largest – in Eastern Africa. With over 90 lawyers and 250 staff, A&K is considered the leading full-service corporate law firm in Kenya. Silversoft worked with A&K to implement Deltek’s leading Legal Practice Management solution to transform its business and provide a technology platform for growth. Through the implementation of Deltek, A&K is improving firm-wide performance visibility, running more efficient processes and continuing to grow as a leading practice in Africa. Taken together, A&K has projected a revenue increase of 40% by year end when compared to last year, reduced its IT footprint by 25% and ensured that 100% of its firm is using Deltek for time collection.

 

  • The winner of the Business Impact Award is Orbital ATK, Missile Defense and Controls – thanks to the successful implementation of Deltek solutions. As a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, Orbital ATK designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world both as a prime contractor and as a merchant supplier.

 

  • The winner of the Innovation Award is CH2M – a global engineering and program management company that provides consulting, design, construction and operations services. CH2M is successfully leveraging Deltek’s PPM solutions to support its work on the Thames Tideway Tunnel Project (Tideway). CH2M uses Deltek to develop realistic project schedules, hold contractors accountable as the project progresses, and assess ongoing program schedule health. Once completed, the Tideway project will be one of Europe’s longest and deepest continuous tunnels, travelling 25km through central London to intercept untreated sewage discharges that spill into the tidal Thames and pollute the city’s iconic river. Tideway will create a cleaner, healthier River Thames and improve the quality of life for all Londoners.

 

  • The winner of the Implementation Award is Ruffalo Noel Levitz – a technology-enabled services, software, and consulting firm for higher education enrollment management and fundraising – located in Cedar Rapids, IA. Ruffalo Noel Levitz has standardized its 750-person firm on Deltek after the acquisition of RuffaloCODY and Noel Levitz in 2014. This implementation included moving off of Salesforce and rolling out Deltek’s project-based CRM capabilities. Deltek is now powering the company’s entire project lifecycle from prospect through delivery and is allowing RNL to create more accurate revenue projections, conduct utilization analysis, and more efficiently control costs.

 

  • The winner of the Intelligence Award is Boulay – 170 person CPA firm located in Eden Praire, Minnesota. Boulay is leveraging Deltek’s real-time dashboards to use actionable KPIs that would align the firm from the bottom up. Boulay uses Deltek to increase resource utilization by 5%, reduce DSOs by 7 days, and increase profitability by 5%.

 

“One of my favorite moments at Insight each year is standing in front of thousands of Insight attendees and recognizing several world-class customers and partners with the Project Excellence Awards,” said Mike Corkery, President and CEO of Deltek. “The awards celebrate the amazing achievements our customers have accomplished using Deltek solutions. This year we had an incredible pool of nominations including innovative and successful companies from a variety of industries around the globe. On behalf of everyone at Deltek, I take great pride in congratulating each winning company on their commitment to excellence and thank them for their continued partnership with us.”

About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 22,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® www.deltek.com.

 

For more on the new trend in legal firms, download The New Normal “A legal Industry Analysis” whitepaper below

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Resource Planning for Dummies Webinar Series – Putting Resource Planning in Action

Live Webinar: Putting Resource Planning in Action: From Opportunity to Project Execution.

Resource planning plays a significant role and brings significant value throughout the project lifecycle of every project, and for every member of the team.  In Part 2 of this series, we take a closer look at how effective resource planning can be achieved at every phase – from opportunity and initiation to project execution and close out.

Key highlights include:

  • The value of collaboration through resource planning
  • How to know when to hire or sub
  • Ways to increase visibility during project execution
  • Key questions to ask during project closeout and best practices for your employees

Overview:

Title: Part 2: Putting Resource Planning in Action: From Opportunity to Project Execution

Date: Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (5PM South Africa)

Duration: 1 hour

 

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Impactful Talent Management Strategies

Taking the First Step Toward a Successful Talent Management Strategy: How Organizations can Benefit from Getting to Know their People.

Talent is a driving force behind an organization’s success. Workplaces everywhere are facing an increasingly complex and ever-changing landscape in their efforts to acquire, retain, motivate and develop the talent needed to keep their organizations operating efficiently and competitively.

Download this Whitepaper below to read more: