To seize the new opportunities of a changing world, A&E firms must embrace new technologies

The Deltek Clarity A&E study was conducted between 26 February and 24 March 2020, surveying 600 decisions-makers in the Architecture and Engineering industry. Key issues impacting on the A&E industry were uncovered. On a macro level, the world is in flux. While this study was conducted before the global health crisis that has dominated 2020, the results remain indicative of the key trends for the A&E sector and provide valuable insight for stakeholders keen to prosper in these times of uncertainty.

The key trends in this report:

    • Firms of all sizes want to leverage the benefits of technology to improve business processes
    • There is a willingness to embrace technology, but there is uncertainty about how to proceed
    • Senior business leaders face a dilemma as to the best path to profitability, and how technology can be enable that journey

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What does the future hold for creative agencies worldwide?

Campaign and Deltek surveyed agency professionals across EMEA, North America and Asia-Pacific regions about everything from profitability and processes to what’s really giving them sleepless nights. In total, 670 agency professionals, from more than 30 countries participated, and the results are a global snapshot of the trends that are shaping the industry.

The key trends worldwide:

    • Many agencies have grown and diversified, but this is not necessarily translating to greater profit margins
    • Over-servicing and scope creep is the number one concern worldwide
    • Nearly half of all agencies want to improve their processes for finding & retaining the right talent
    • Opportunities to improve project management and client handling processes are being missed

What are the 5 steps to success in digital transformation in AEC?

Gartner defines digital transformation as “anything from IT modernization (for example, cloud computing), to digital optimization, to the invention of new digital business models”.

In this guide we explore what digital transformation really means for AEC, and offer you concrete, actionable advice you can use to start your digital transformation journey right now.

The 5 essential steps to digital transformation:

    • Take an honest look at your business
    • Start small and scale up
    • Transform people and processes – not just tech
    • Consider data and how you’ll use it
    • Don’t tackle digital transformation alone

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    • Organising your firm’s information in a central system
    • Storage of all project information, including; document, drawings and emails – allowing for easy search
    • Create documents from templates and automatically save to associated projects
    • Add-in to Outlook allowing for accurate, up-to-date record keeping
    • Version controlled Drawing Management tools

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Deltek’s Agency Solutions power project success by giving you better control, insight and visibility into agency operations, so your team can deliver more creative content on time and on budget.

Find out how to increase efficiency and productivity through;

    • CRM & Pipeline Management
    • Resourcing, Project Management & Collaboration
    • Proofing & Approvals
    • Finance & Accounting

Deltek Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: 2017 Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled PSA ERP

“All of Deltek’s PSA ERP product lines should be considered by businesses that live and die by their projects. The PSA ERP applications are developed with project management and project accounting at their core…In industries, such as government contracting and engineering and construction (AEC), there are few competitors that can match Deltek’s expertise.”

– IDC MarketScape: 2017 Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Enabled PSA ERP

IDC MarketScape Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled PSA ERP 2017 Vendor Assessment

Read an excerpt of the report to learn why the IDC MarketScape names Deltek a leader, and the reasons savvy businesses are moving to cloud PSA ERP.

The content for this excerpt was taken directly from IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled PSA ERP Applications 2017 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US42215717). Mickey North, Jordan Jewell, Kevin Permenter, Eric Newmark.

About IDC MarketScape


IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

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Deltek Vantagepoint gives A&E firms insight to maximize productivity, boost collaboration, improve efficiency and increase profitability. Trusted by thousands of A&E firms around the world, Deltek is an industry leader for project and financial management solutions built specifically for the way A&E firms work.

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Fascinating Insight and Perceptions Revealed

In the release of The SoDA Report On… The State of Agency Workflow Management, Deltek teamed up with SoDA to understand creative agencies’ perspective on the state of agency workflow management, business processes and tools.

Download the report now to learn more about the fascinating insight on key issues that agencies are facing, the challenges they need to address, and the “true” state of workflow management tools and solutions.

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