Executive status reports

Consultants Mind

The post Executive status reports appeared first on Consultant's Mind Successful client service means doing great work AND exceeding the client’s expectations.

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Bain: Private Equity Report 2018

Consultants Mind

Bain published a 2018 Private Equity report (80pg) which you have to sign up to get here. The post Bain: Private Equity Report 2018 appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

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Social Responsibility Report 2018

McKinsey

In this report, we share stories of the things we are doing, beyond our client work, to make a difference in our communities and for our planet. Social Responsibility

Bain Private Equity Report 2018

Consultants Mind

The post Bain Private Equity Report 2018 appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Learning

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Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

Review: BCG 2016 M&A Report

Consultants Mind

BCG 2016 M&A report here. The second half of the report is the most interesting. At the back of the report, there are 85 tombstones showing some of the deals that BCG was a strategic adviser to either seller or buyer. BCG left out a key table in the report.

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2019 Consulting Salary Report Teaser

Management Consulted

The 2019 Consulting Salary Report is almost out! The Management Consulted report on management consulting salaries is one of the most highly anticipated and widely read articles of the entire year. Our report is the most thorough analysis of … Continue Reading. The post 2019 Consulting Salary Report Teaser appeared first on Management Consulted.

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BCG report: Loose dogs in Dallas

Consultants Mind

BCG was giving the City of Dallas advice on how to… Read More » The post BCG report: Loose dogs in Dallas appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Great presentation. It’s always good to look at consulting decks to see how they put together data in a coherent way to tell a story. It is a craft and an art form. Was reading through reddit, and they mentioned this odd presentation from 2016.

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BCG report: The most innovative companies, 2016

Consultants Mind

Read More » The post BCG report: The most innovative companies, 2016 appeared first on Consultant's Mind. BCG recently published its 11th annual global survey of the most innovative companies here (PDF, 1.1Mb). It’s brief (20pg) and not controversial. It highlights a few case studies – J&J, Cisco, BASF and Under Armour. See the list of top 50 companies. Consultantsmind opinions in red. No surprise you see FAANG companies (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google).…

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McKinsey Report: Thriving in the New Abnormal, NA Asset Management

Consultants Mind

In fact, they… Read More » The post McKinsey Report: Thriving in the New Abnormal, NA Asset Management appeared first on Consultant's Mind. The global asset management business is huge.

The 2016 M&A Report

BCG

Report Tuesday, August 30, 2016. The Boston Consulting Group's 2015 M&A report confirmed that companies that do their homework and practice disciplined postmerger integration can indeed acquire their way to growth in both earnings and shareholder returns. Our 2014 report reached a similar conclusion about divestitures. ReportFollowing a strong 2014, the year 2015 will go into the books as a record for global M&A deal making.

Bain: Global private equity report 2017

Consultants Mind

Bain published its 2017 Global Private Equity Report here. As a simple and graphical way to… Read More » The post Bain: Global private equity report 2017 appeared first on Consultant's Mind. For those interested in private equity (who isn’t?), this is a simple and easy read. The PE business continues to do well (fund-raising, exits, returns), with two big caveats: the NAV of funds is going down and assets are getting pricier.

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TeBIT 2016 Executive Report: Drilling for Digital Gold

BCG

Report Monday, October 10, 2016. This report helps telcos understand why that may be the case and what they can do about it. While this executive report is publicly available, participating telcos can access the full set of benchmark results, along with further trend analysis.

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2016 ECS Value Creators Report: Building Endurance

BCG

Report Wednesday, October 26, 2016. In this report, BCG’s fourth annual study of shareholder value creation in ECS, we introduce the ECS Technology Index—a portfolio of 17 publicly listed technology and IT companies that participate in the industry. Report

Creating Value Through Active Portfolio Management: The 2016 Value Creators Report

BCG

Report Tuesday, October 25, 2016. That is why we focus on that topic in this year’s Value Creators report. ReportEvery company aspires to be a top value creator. Relatively few actually achieve this—and even fewer are able to sustain top performance over time.

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Report from Davos: Board Oversight of Cyberresilience

BCG

Article Thursday, January 19, 2017. Cyberattacks, cyberbreaches, cybercrime. These are not new problems, and they are universally acknowledged to be costly, pervasive, and increasingly sophisticated.

Reporting on Project Status

Gina Abudi

To reduce questions and challenges on the project As a project manager, you want to report effectively on the project status by providing sufficient information to stakeholders while also reducing the amount of back and forth communications necessary. The post Reporting on Project Status appeared first on Gina Abudi. Project Management engaging project stakeholders managing stakeholders project communications project leadership project status reporting

Your progress report

Seth Godin Blog

I'm not sure we need to see a checklist of what you got done last week. What we really need: a. the difficult questions that remain unanswered. the long-term goals where you don’t feel like progress is being made. risky, generous acts that worked.

BCG report: Ending the Era of Ponzi Finance

Consultants Mind

Not sure how this happens, but the entire developed world is in debt. Europe, the US, and Japan have borrowed so much money that they are headed towards ruin. The Boston Consulting Group even went so far as to call … Continue reading → Learning BCG Boston Consulting Group Consulting Economics Era of Ponzi Finance Management consulting

BCG report: Improving the Odds – Strategies for Superior Value Creation

Consultants Mind

Boston Consulting Group released their 14th annual report on total shareholder value (TSR). It was worthwhile read, even if you are not in corporate finance. They talk about global trends in economics, capital flows, investor expectations and business generally. Simply … Continue reading → Consultant Management consulting Consulting Boston Consulting Group Business Model BCG Strategy

Long-Term Mortgage Delinquencies Seriously Under-Reported

MishTalk

Keith Jurow, a real estate analyst and author of the Capital Preservation Real Estate Report , pinged me a few days ago with his analysis that suggests long-term mortgage delinquencies are seriously under-reported. more…). Economics

The real work begins after the report is delivered

Rod Burkert

I guess I never really thought about what happens after delivering a report. All I let myself think is: report done – answer some questions – next client, please. But of course, there is that very last (and critical) step of “selling” the report to the client.

The PDF report isn’t dead—but it shouldn’t be the only option

The Source

When we run training sessions for creators of thought leadership, one query invariably arises: Have longer reports had their time and should we be focusing on snackable content? But why not just pick off the most popular format (a report of four pages or more) and stick to this?

Another Smelly Durable Goods Report

MishTalk

The Census Bureau reports durable goods orders in January rose 1.8% but the good news stops there. December was revised from -0.4% to-0.8%, core capital orders fell 0.4%. more…). Economics

No Credit Where Credit Reports Are Due

Strategy+Business

A study shows that employees with poor credit are no more or less productive than their colleagues with better standing

Rush to Judgment and Extremely Inaccurate Reporting

MishTalk

Extremely Inaccurate Reporting With rush to judgment out of the way, let''s turn our focus on some extremely inaccurate headlines. Finance reported on February 28, Nemtsov Admitted Fears for Life Weeks Before Murder. Reporter : Finally, I will ask you, are you afraid of Putin? See my note below for a more accurate translation] Reporter : But a little fear, yes? The context and the reporter''s followup question both indicate "not really" is a better translation.

“Terrifying, Reckless, and Deeply Disturbing” Reports: High on Stupidity

MishTalk

Durbin all in on the hype following reports that Trump shared classified information with Russia. Hysteria over Trump shifted into an even higher gear today, with Senators John McCain, Bob Corker, Lindsey Graham, Richard Blumenthal, and Richard J. more…). Economics

Shocking Weakness in Empire State Manufacturing Report

MishTalk

Last month we reported "Out of the Blue" Plunge in New York Region Manufacturing; Optimism Persists As expected in this corner, there was absolutely no reason to be optimistic about manufacturing. Searching for positives in this report is difficult. As in August, declines were reported for both orders and shipments, with the new orders index coming in at -12.9

Shocking Fact in Today’s Job Report: Employment Stalls

MishTalk

Today’s employment report shows a robust increase of 227,000 jobs. The rest of the report was horrific. Initial Reaction. The good news stops there. The big news is in employment where the three-month trend worsened. In the last three months, employment has only risen by a grand total of 33,000. Employment in January declined by 30,000. For the entire year, employment rose by only 1,548,000. The average increase from a year ago is only 129,000 per month.

Beneath the Headline Numbers, Not a Good Jobs Report

MishTalk

Initial Reaction Some of the skew in last month''s job report related to the government shutdown was taken back today, as expected. In essence, this was a bad report, with people dropping out of the labor force like mad. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Cracks Appear in Philadelphia Fed Regional Manufacturing Report

MishTalk

Actual industrial output has been far weaker than the regional Fed manufacturing reports and the ISM report for at least a year. Yesterday we heard from the Empire State region. Today the spotlight is on the Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey where new orders plunged. Econoday notes “cracks” in the survey. more…). Economics

This is how I advertise in my reports & engagement letters. You can do it, too.

Rod Burkert

For years now, I’ve been including a gentle plug for my practice in my valuation reports and engagement letters. And I’ve attached my page as the last page in every non-litigation valuation report and engagement letter I’ve prepared since then.

Four Trade War Questions; PMI Reports; Currency Manipulation Charges

MishTalk

Trade war questions relate the to just-released PMI reports and also 4th quarter US GDP. With the declining yen, Japan''s manufacturing PMI has risen eight months. In contrast, China has been wavering near the stagnation line since early 2011.

April Durable Goods: Yet Another Weak Second-Quarter Report

MishTalk

The string of bad economic reports at the start of the second quarter continues with today’s durable goods report. more…). Economics

Yellen Yap: Silliness, Outright Lies, and Some Refreshingly Accurate Reporting

MishTalk

For example, Bloomberg reports Dollar Rises to Highest in 3 Weeks on Yellen Comments. Yellen Yap Silliness The spotlight on Fed Chair Janet Yellen is rather amusing given she is more disingenuous than former Chair Ben Bernanke. Some of the headlines are downright silly.

Consumers Report Stable Inflation Expectations, Lower Spending Growth Expectations

MishTalk

In regards to spending, if consumers really do slow spending, it will be yet another knock on the 1st quarter 2015 GDP report. Diving Into the GDP Report - Some Ominous Trends - Yellen Yap - Decoupling or Not?

Tale of Diverging China PMI Reports

MishTalk

For most of last year, China’s official PMI was above the Markit Chinese PMI report. Now the situation is reversed … Continue reading → Economics