RIP to the long report?

The Source

Research we did during the course of last year—at a time when the power of those 24-hour news channels to distract was arguably at its height—showed that clients were as keen—if not keener—on long-form reports than other, shorter forms of content.…

These 5 Reports Will Help Your Consulting Firm Succeed

David A Fields

Since you’re a consultant, chances are you’ve produced a report or two. The post These 5 Reports Will Help Your Consulting Firm Succeed appeared first on David A. In fact your consulting firm may dazzle your clients with artfully designed presentations and printouts, chock-a-block with clever analyses, pithy insights, and/or progress updates. At the very least you’ve summarized your progress on three pages with your logo on the bottom and dessert … Continued.

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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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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.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

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

Report from Social Media Marketing World

The More Clients Blog

The post Report from Social Media Marketing World appeared first on Action Plan Marketing. I’ve been at the humungous business conference, Social Media Marketing World since Sunday. There, I’ve been absorbing ideas like a sponge and I’d like to share a few insights.

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Building a transport system that works: Five insights from our 25-city report

McKinsey & Company

We benchmarked urban-transport systems in 25 cities around the globe to find out what goes into the making of a smooth commute. Insights on Operations Operations

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. ReportBig data and analytics isn’t just a hot area but an increasingly lucrative one. Many companies (think Google and Amazon) use it to drive their business models—and their success.

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. The following are among the report’s key findings. Report

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

MYM Special Report

Claris Consulting

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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. Doing so requires continually revisiting a company’s value creation strategy and adapting it to changing circumstances and new starting positions.

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. Each week new breaches become public, most recently an incident at a large internet service provider that had gone unnoticed for more than two years.

Enhanced cyberrisk reporting: Opening doors to risk-based cybersecurity

McKinsey

New cyberrisk management information systems provide executives with the risk transparency they need to transform organizational cyberresilience. Risk Insights

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

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

Do Your Employees Feel Safe Reporting Abuse and Discrimination?

Harvard Business

People won’t speak up if they don’t trust the process. Personnel policies Diversity Race Digital Article

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. Even more important: All the things that aren't on your list, but could be

How to Get Employees to Report Their Covid-19 Risk

Harvard Business

It’s on managers to reduce the stigma. Managing people Digital Article

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

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

China consumer report 2020: The many faces of the Chinese consumer

McKinsey

Five trends emerged in the latest research from our Chinese Consumer Survey, offering insight into what over 5,000 consumers in the region think about spending, brands, health, and more. China

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More than values: The value-based sustainability reporting that investors want

McKinsey

Nonfinancial reports helped stimulate the growth of sustainable investing. Now investors are questioning current reporting practices—and calling for changes that executives and board members must understand. Insights on Sustainability

Research: Why Corporate Fraud Reports are Down

Harvard Business

Companies don’t trust authorities to investigate. Economics & Society Business law Digital Article

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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.

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 real work begins after the report is delivered. after the report is delivered). Put all of your major valuation assumptions in one section of the report where they will be easy to find.

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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Achieve Full Visibility into Your Consulting Reporting and Business Intelligence

Management and IT Consulting

Learn how industry-focused reporting and BI delivers the critical ability to provide your firm’s leaders with a complete picture of engagement and business health, and the right foresight to enable well-informed, real-time decision-making

U.S. Financial Reporting Is Stuck in the 20th Century

Harvard Business

Current accounting rules don’t always communicate real value to investors. Accounting Financial analysis Digital Article

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

Your report meets spec … here’s why that’s a problem

Rod Burkert

On to this week: Over the years, by design , most of our non-litigation valuation reports have come to look the same. Your report checks all of the expected boxes. I was reading This Is Marketing by Seth Godin (link below) and had an amazing revelation: almost all of our reports are prepared to some spec. If we both meet spec, what is going to make my report stand out against yours? If it is not the report, it has to be in the service … or the client experience.

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow-up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

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

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

GDPNow Forecast Sinks to 1.8% Following Advance Economic Indicators Reports

MishTalk

Today the Census Department released its first “Advance Economic Indicators Report” The new report adds wholesale and retail inventories to … Continue reading → Economics

Why We Fail to Report Sexual Harassment

Harvard Business

Indeed, a 2015 survey showed that 71% of women do not report sexual harassment, and far fewer bystanders report harassment that they have witnessed. Why do so few victims and observers report sexual harassment? Just as in the Carlson case, many of the women we interviewed said they did not report harassment against themselves or others because of fear of retaliation by the harasser or organization. So what can we do to reduce fear around reporting sexual harassment?

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.