What every Consulting Firm needs to know about Dashboards & Predictive Analytics

What every Consulting Firm Needs to Know About Dashboards and Predictive Analytics.

It’s often been said that Knowledge is Power and that data is the pathway to knowledge. However, many businesses today are both data-rich and knowledge poor because they haven’t figured out how to extract insight from their data. This insight is critical for making good business decisions.

Are you getting the insight you need from your data?

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What Your Project Schedule Isn’t Telling You

The project schedule is one of the most critical factors in project success. It can also be the source of scheduling pitfalls that can negatively impact project execution. But, how do you know if your project is keeping secrets?

The key is project visibility. In this free white paper, What Your Schedule Isn’t Telling You, review the four critical items your project needs to eliminate project surprises and dramatically improve efficiencies.

Highlights include:

  • Creating a sound project architecture as the backbone of your project schedule
  • Using key metrics to ensure schedule quality
  • Implementing successful risk analysis

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2017 IT Consulting Industry Snapshot

Learn how to offer a well-rounded, business-focused service that demonstrates significant value to your clients.

The 2017 IT Consulting Industry Snapshot discusses the industry’s evolution into business consulting as well as key trends impacting the workplace today. Also included are tangible solutions designed to empower consultants and satisfy clients.

In this report, you will find commentary on:

  • The evolution of IT Consulting to Business Consulting
  • The changing skills required for IT Consulting
  • How IT Consultants can demonstrate value

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2017 Architecture and Consulting Engineering Industry Snapshot

Learn how to combat uncertainty in the architecture and consulting engineering industries, and tackle 2017 with confidence and optimism.

In the 2017 Architecture and Consulting Engineering Industry Snapshot, you will read about the juxtaposition of industry uncertainty alongside cautious optimism as how to succeed in 2017. Key points include:

  • The global impact of political events such as Brexit and the US election
  • The fragile confidence around industry recovery
  • The talent shortage debate
  • The growing trend of consolidation
  • The impact of technology

“Despite economic uncertainty, the architecture and consulting engineering sector drives forward, with technology giving much-needed support to new infrastructure development worldwide.”

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10 Things Every A&E Project Manager Should do

Qualities of an Effective Project Manager

Effective Project Management is at the core of great project-based firms. Here are 10 things every project manager should be doing to be highly effective.

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The True Cost of Project Delay

For major capital expenditure projects, every day late equates to thousands of dollars lost. In fact, for an average size project, even a 10% overrun can lead to a $5 million blow to project profitability. Extrapolate this out to the average 20-30% delay that most projects report and you are looking at a significant loss – one that impacts your company’s bottom line.

Download this white paper to learn more about the true cost of project delay, from profitability to company reputation, and the solutions you need to avoid and overcome overruns.

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Preparing For Your First EVM Contract

So you put in a bid for a contract that has earned value management (EVM) requirements, and surprise you won! Now what? You have a short window to implement the tools you’ll need to support EVM, so the pressure is on. Wouldn’t it have been easier to control your destiny and plan out the implementation before you won that contract?

Whether you’re already in the thick of preparing, or are planning to bid on future work, download this white paper to learn more about the basics behind EVM, and why it’s so important to get started early.

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Business Fit Overview: Secrets of the Top Performing Professional Services Firms

Find out how to get your business fit for success.

The leading companies in the professional services (PS) sector are growing faster than the rest. So, what are they doing that the others aren’t?

The 2016 Professional Services Maturity™ Benchmark survey identified 52 elite performers from the 258 participating independent management and IT consultancies. These firms are seen to have a better focus on mission-critical projects. As such, they have developed superior processes and systems to harvest knowledge, manage quality, schedule resources and manage changes. They focus on developing repeatable processes which they can manage in real-time, so they are better at estimating and ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget.

So, if you’re committed to getting your business fit for success, why not look at the trailblazers in your industry? What are they doing that your organization could learn from?

This eGuide explores what you should focus on to get your business into shape, so that you can improve your own processes and guarantee all projects are delivered as effectively and as profitably as possible.

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Resource Planning eBook

It’s time to take your Resource Planning Seriously!

In today’s highly competitive business world, the need for efficient resource management is greater than ever. In professional services companies like Consulting Firms, planning resources allows organizations to manage projects more efficiently, reduce overruns and avoid staff burnout.

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Four Steps to Overcoming Hiring Challenges

Finding and Attracting Top Talent eBook:

Four Steps to Overcoming Hiring Challenges

“Fewer than half (46%) of employees think their organization does a good job or hiring highly qualified employees.” – Towers Watson Global Workforce Study

When it comes to recruiting, being able to find qualified candidates and quickly fill positions can challenge even the most effective organizations. By putting the right strategies in place, however, your organization will understand its resource needs ahead of time – ensuring that you stop wasting time interviewing unqualified candidates.

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