Entries by Silversoft

2016 Snapshot of the Architecture Industry

At first glance, many may say that the architectural industry is in an enviable situation right now. But in reality, even in times of potential prosperity, ‘getting it right’ is a fine balancing act. Find out how your peers are converting opportunities into growth. Download Ebook below

5 Tips to Improve Your Productivity at Work

According to a survey by CIPD, a third of businesses don’t measure their productivity. Many of those that do measure it appear in practice to be thinking about business performance more generally. What is productivity? Productivity is the work generated by companies and their employees with the resources they have. It is thought that, in […]

How to manage People, Projects, and Profitability

In the business world everyone answers to someone and will at times face difficult questions. Even when things are going smoothly in your business often drill down questions can be difficult. Nobody wants to stand in front of their superior facing questions they can’t answer. In professional services companies, your business is all about People, […]

The New Normal: Restoring Profitability

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO PRACTICE LAW IN “THE NEW NORMAL”? Simply put, it means lawyers will no longer be able to achieve financial success while operating with sloppy or ineffective business practices. For years, too many law firms have gotten by with marginal or inadequate management practices. The practice of law is both a […]

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Top Considerations for Adopting an A&E Industry Specific Accounting Platform

The Limitations of Generic Accounting Systems Generic accounting software programs, such as QuickBooks, fall short on providing the functionality that A&E firms require to be successful. This paper discusses the limitations of generic accounting systems and why A&E firms are moving to A&E Industry Specific solutions to help grow their business and increase profitability. Download […]

Get To Know Your Business. Find Tips For Using Real-Time Data To Grow

Over the coming weeks, experts from the consultancy world will be looking at how businesses can face up to the challenges of transitioning client needs in an evolving marketplace. They will be exploring the many economic challenges that companies face and sharing opinions and guides with valuable insights, designed to help companies overcome them. In […]

How to Win New Business in Engineering

In the 2014 report “Trends and Needs in Engineering”; “winning new business” was deemed to be one of the biggest business issues faced in the industry today. It’s an understandable viewpoint, after all your firm’s success hinges on its ability to raise the revenue it needs. The temptation may be to simply throw more resource at […]

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Talent management best practices

by Kyle Ridley PSMJ Resources Inc. held its annual architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) summit last week in San Francisco, Calif., where AEC professionals gathered to learn about best practices, industry trends, and how to thrive in an increasingly competitive market. More than 30 learning sessions were offered during the jam-packed event, with many presentations […]

How to Manage Your PS Talent from Hire to Retire

By Brian LaMee // September 11, 2015  Deltek Professional Services Part of the Professional Services ‘Tough Questions’ Series – Don’t get caught unprepared! Your company as just won a major contract that will require hiring and ramping 50 highly specialized people to work on the new project. As the senior director of HR and Recruiting […]