PRINCE2® and PMBOK®

Gina Abudi

Project Management managing projects PMBOK® PMI PRINCE2™ project framework project methodology projects

Perspectives on the future of space exploration

McKinsey

Five leaders from industry, academia, and business outline the realities of sending new technologies, research methodologies, and business models into orbit.

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Why zero-based budgeting makes sense again

McKinsey

Advanced digitization, enhanced behavioral understanding, and smarter organizational and governance models spark a renaissance for a decades-old methodology. Our Insights

Ops 4.0: Fueling the next 20 percent productivity rise with digital analytics

McKinsey

Thanks to innovations in digitization and analytics, four new methodologies can yield the productivity breakthroughs organizations need. Business needs to raise productivity more than ever. Our Insights

How retailers can improve price perception—profitably

McKinsey

New methodologies, powered by big data and advanced analytics, can help retailers attract value-conscious consumers without sacrificing margins. Our Insights

Strategy Implementation: How to Execute on Your Plans

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

This article explains a methodology to overcome this challenge. Many companies create a strategic plan every year. When done correctly, these plans layout goals for the company for the following 12 months. Unfortunately, oftentimes companies don’t realize their goals.

Product managers for the digital world

McKinsey

The role of the product manager is expanding due to the growing importance of data in decision making, an increased customer and design focus, and the evolution of software-development methodologies. Our Insights

Are consultants finally taking their own digital medicine?

The Source

For many years now, consultants have been talking about the dangers of falling behind in the digital arms race—while they themselves remained wedded to more or less the same project tools and methodologies that have been commonplace since the very earliest days of the industry.

Consulting Mental Math

Management Consulting Prep

With this Mental Math methodology, you will suddenly find yourselves with a lot more time, which can be used for valuable substance, content, or … Consulting Mental Math Read More » The post Consulting Mental Math appeared first on MConsultingPrep.

5 Shifts to Instantly Increase Your Consulting Success and Impact

Consulting Matters

It's not about delivering a methodology. You don't sell methodologies; you offer problem-solving support that transforms those problems into catalysts for growth. The cold, hard facts about the consulting profession is that most change efforts fail.

How to Confidently Articulate the Value of What You Do

Consulting Matters

What you do isn't the same as your methodologies or tools. They are not enamored by your personality assessments, your coaching approach or any other your methodologies because they don't hire you for those. Clients will come to you all the time with requests for certain methodologies.

179: Clarissa Silva—Ready To Find Love In A Whole New Way?

On the Brink Podcast

Based on an algorithm she created, this "first-ever disruptive relationship technique" helps people find their significant other, husband, wife, partner, through a methodology that really works. Learn how you can really, really find your soul mate!

The origin of assets

The Source

Puny products and mutant methodologies will be discarded, beaten in the race of commercial life by a new generation of clinically-crafted tools. It’s tempting, oh so tempting, to ascribe some type of Darwinian process to the way in which consulting firms productise their services.

There's More to Earnings than Earnings per Share

Strategy+Business

But most companies don't have a methodology or process for measuring this kind of ROI. The key is to develop a robust valuation methodology, apply it using sophisticated optimization tools, and create a comprehensive governance process to support the efforts Earnings per share is only half the equation for profits. It matters how effectively you allocate capital -- how you invest in equipment or R&D -- and the returns you get on those investments.

The Core of Your Consulting Selling Conversation

David A Fields

Talking about processes and methodologies are important, but take a back seat.

When Top-Down Change Isn’t Working, Hand the Keys to Frontline Staff

BCG

Article Thursday, June 08, 2017 The World Bank turned to agile methodologies, implemented from the bottom up, to improve operational efficiency and employee satisfaction. Operations head Kyle Peters describes the challenges and successes. Article

Struggling with writing website copy? Here's my tips to spark your clarity

Consulting Matters

Or a big thing that we have, consultants, coaches, all of us, is that we have this methodology. We have this Six Sigma process or this particular coaching methodology that we love. We have this methodology. We love our methodology.

COVID-19 as a prism of change in the consulting industry

The Source

In a classic example of the scientific methodology in action, he then passed the rainbow through a second prism and back into white light, showing that light wasn’t lost or gained but changed by the prism.

The High Speed Lane

Alan Weiss

The offer to merely help, without talking about “projects” or methodology or fees, stimulates a substantive conversation.

IMC USA 2017 Conference Open for Registration!

IMC USA

IMC USA’s Conference team has been working hard to plan the best programs and networking so that you can learn new approaches and methodologies, meet other consultants, and grow your practice. IMC USA conferences include consulting industry thought leaders and motivational keynote speakers, breakout sessions on building and managing your consulting practice, leading edge methodologies and tools for success, as well as great networking and entertainment at the conference banquet.

Consultants’ Conference Features Innovative Open Space Technology

IMC USA

Consult-Con 2019 includes two days of thought-provoking, interactive sessions led by top-notch speakers as well as peer-to-peer learning opportunities, networking and exhibits that feature tools and methodologies to help consultants build and maintain a successful consulting practice.

Real Male Earnings Below 1973 Level: Median Household Income Improvement Entirely Due to Rising Female Earnings

MishTalk

The Census Bureau report Income and Poverty in the US 2016 shows real household income in the US hit a new record high of $59,039 in 2016 thanks to a methodology change and rising incomes of women. Real, inflation adjusted, earnings of men are below where they were in 1973. more…). Economics

7 Traits that Make You Instantly Credible with Senior Leaders

Consulting Matters

implementing a methodology.). You don’t need masters’ degree or unique certifications to break into corporate consulting or coaching. You also don’t need to become some marketing guru to land work with the C-Suite.

Consult-Con 2019 Conference to Open with Million Dollar Consulting Author Alan Weiss

IMC USA

Consult-Con 2019 includes two days of thought-provoking, interactive sessions led by top-notch speakers as well as peer-to-peer learning opportunities, networking and exhibits that feature tools and methodologies to help consultants build and maintain a successful consulting practice.

Please Hold and Listen to Horrid Music While We Pretend to Find Ms. Jones

Alan Weiss

How simple or difficult are your methodology and systems? The more complex we make things in the name of high technology, the more difficult they are to use: hotel phone systems, big screen TVs, car dashboards, cable boxes, airplane entertainment systems.

Want to Conduct Organizational Assessments? Here's How to Get Started

Consulting Matters

You need to make sure that you do match the right methodology with the right business needs. Choosing the Right Methodology & Sample Size (2:53). Once you get the objectives clear, then you look at the methodology.

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2020 Study: Why Smart People Start a Consulting Business (And What Holds Them Back)

Consulting Matters

Therefore, there is a high desire for access to proven methodologies, frameworks and actionable best practices as some of our survey respondents explained: I am looking for a solid consulting methodology. Reinventing the wheel for a proven tool or methodology or technique.

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2018 Management Consultants Conference Takes Place in San Diego October 5-7

IMC USA

A diverse line-up of keynote speakers will provide thought leadership on management consulting methodologies and skill development, business development and consulting practice management. The Conference includes three workshops, several breakout sessions, three general sessions, an interactive Q&A session called The Talk Show, networking with other consultants, and exhibits of various technologies, tools and methodologies geared to consultants. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. —

Agile Strategy: Stability and Opportunity During Disruption

Brimstone Consulting

Andy was first introduced to agile strategy and the Brimstone methodology when he was CEO of Epsilon. The powerful thing about the Brimstone methodology ,” shares Andy, “is that it’s designed to be executed quickly and have the strategies be executed quickly.

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How Much Should I Charge for my Consulting Services?

Consulting Matters

Get clear on your pricing philosophy : Contrary to what you have heard, your price isn't determined by the market rate for your methodology or your expertise.

How Much Should I Charge for my Consulting Services?

Consulting Matters

Get clear on your pricing philosophy : Contrary to what you have heard, your price isn't determined by the market rate for your methodology or your expertise.

Why Do Management Consulting Firms Hire MBAs?

Steve Shu Consulting

An MBA training provide consultants with some minimum common business language, culture, methodologies, and skills that they can use in the field. Prior to my current role, I spent many years in the traditional management consulting space.

How to Build a Consulting Website

Consulting Matters

Do you have a consulting website? For many consultants and coaches - both new and seasoned - they see their website as nothing more than an online brochure or resume.

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Agile Strategy: Stability and Opportunity During Disruption

Brimstone Consulting

Andy was first introduced to agile strategy and the Brimstone methodology when he was CEO of Epsilon. The powerful thing about the Brimstone methodology ,” shares Andy, “is that it’s designed to be executed quickly and have the strategies be executed quickly.

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Chief Ecosystem Officer – Taking Customer Centricity to the Next Level

Kates Kesler

Many of our clients are asking how to utilize organization design mechanisms to take customer centricity to the next level. Customer centricity is defined here as creating unique product value propositions and strategies to deliver against unmet customer needs.