Over the last eight years, magazine has set out to measure the impact of women on the consulting profession. While it’s impossible to quantify, it’s significant and growing every year. Women continue to make a profound difference to both their clients and their firms.
Some of the most satisfying client work that consulting firms are doing these days is for a higher purpose. And now, to honor and formally recognize these efforts, is proud to introduce the Consulting magazine Achievement Awards: Excellence in Social & Community Investment.
Clients have realized it's a new day: C-level management teams are realizing that the incremental, one-at-a-time changes of the past won't deliver the type of results customers are now demanding. In more settled times, business leaders could take comfort in the notion that an incremental approach to change made sense.
How much do you really know about the inner workings of your firm? In today’s hyper-competitive market, knowing the who, what, when, and where of client engagements is absolutely essential. Getting the right people on the right projects at the right time is no longer a luxury for consulting firms; it’s essential to success — for both the client and the bottom line.
As clients make the transition to be more data-intensive, experience-based enterprises, there’s a technology component to that change, but there’s also massive organizational and cultural transformation required. The consulting profession is going to have to adjust.
In this new world where data is ubiquitous, your clients are struggling with many aspects of their business. Specifically, they’re tackling how their customers interact with them across the entire spectrum of their brand’s ecosystem. It’s an age-old dilemma but one with a modern solution: SMAC.