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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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.

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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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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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

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

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.

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

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.

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).…

“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

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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

Unexpectedly Weak Industrial Production Report Released Unexpectedly Early

MishTalk

The Fed accidentally released its Industrial Production report a half hour early today. IP was 0.2% with an Econoday consensus o 0.3. Manufacturing was a disaster, down 0.1% vs an Econoday consensus of +0.2%. 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

How Can New Managers Help their Direct Reports – Just Ask!

LSA Global

A smart question for new supervisors to ask – how can new managers help their direct reports to succeed? Combine this with the fact that a stunning 81% of front-line managers report not being satisfied with their own performance, and it becomes pretty clear that the old-fashioned hierarchical style of management no longer works to get consistently high performance. So, back to our original question -how can new managers help their direct reports to succeed?

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

GDPNow Estimate Unchanged Following Trade and Factory Orders Reports

MishTalk

The Atlanta Fed GDPNow model remains unchanged, at 1.2%, following today’s international trade and factory orders reports. more…). 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?

Advance Notice: Subtract 0.2 Percentage Points From GDP Report

MishTalk

Whatever the GDP report shows Friday morning, it’s likely to be on the high side by 0.2 percentage points. Of course, GDP is already one of the most revised stats, but this quarter estimate may be particularly bad due to methodology changes not implemented in time. more…). Economics

Jobs +287,000 Employment +67,000 (Third Anemic Household Report)

MishTalk

Initial Reaction Today’s employment report shows an amazing increase of 287,000 jobs. The BLS revised last month from 38,000 down … Continue reading → Economics

Expense Reports Made Easy with Vision Navigator!

Deltek

you can enter your expense report from your tablet device, anytime anywhere. The Navigator employee workspace, which previously included timesheets, has been enhanced to include expense reports Now, with the newest version of Vision Navigator, Navigator 1.8,

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.

36th Annual Deltek Clarity Report Highlights

Deltek

Running a successful A&E firm is like a recipe for a great meal – you need the right ingredients and the right quantities to achieve the desired outcome. But, for A&E firms, what are those ingredients and who determines the perfect balance or quantities for each ingredient?

How Can New Managers Help their Direct Reports – Just Ask!

LSA Global

A smart question for new supervisors to ask – how can new managers help their direct reports to succeed? Combine this with the fact that a stunning 81% of front-line managers report not being satisfied with their own performance, and it becomes pretty clear that the old-fashioned hierarchical style of management no longer works to get consistently high performance. So, back to our original question -how can new managers help their direct reports to succeed?

Flash Manufacturing Report Shows Strongest Upturn Year, Input Cost Acceleration

MishTalk

The report also shows input cost inflation is the strongest in nearly two years, hiring is subdued, and export growth is weak. The Markit US Flash Manufacturing Repor t shows U.S. manufacturers record strongest upturn in business conditions for 12 months. more…). Economics

Jobs Report Disappoints: Hours Worked Drop, Earnings and Employment Under Expectations

MishTalk

Initial Reaction. Today’s establishment survey shows jobs rose by a much weaker than expected 156,000. Revisions took off 21,000 in June and another 20,000 in July. In the household survey, employment fell by 74,000. Average weekly hours worked declined by 0.1 hour and wage growth was anemic. 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

Durable Goods: Another Bad Report, Diving Into Questionable Details

MishTalk

With the second quarter roughly half over (from a data delivery standpoint), we have had three reasonably good or better hard data points, and at least a dozen bad ones. Today we have another bad data point with Durable Goods Orders down 1.1% vs an Econoday consensus of -0.4%. Moreover, April was revised lower to -0.9% from -0.7%. more…). Economics

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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.

GDPNow Forecast Sinks to 0.4% Following More Weak Economic Report

MishTalk

Following another set of weak economic reports, the Atlanta Fed GDPNow Model for first quarter US GDP sank 0.3 percentage … Continue reading → Economics

Empire State Manufacturing: Another Strong Regional Report Bearing Little Resemblance to Reality

MishTalk

I have not commented on the regional manufacturing reports much lately because they bear no resemblance to reality. The actual report was +9.8. Econoday praised this meaningless report as welcome. Setting reality aside, let’s take a look at the Empire State Survey which kicks off another month of regional surveys. The Econoday consensus estimate for the Empire State region diffusion index was 15. more…). Economics

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.

BLS Reports Net Negative Inflation for 5 Months: Anyone Believe That?

MishTalk

Today the BLS reported the CPI was flat. The Econoday consensus was for a 0.1% Over the last five months, the CPI is -0.1%. Over the last four months, the CPI is -0.2%. more…). Economics

GDPNow Flat After PCE Report; Rate Hike Odds Sink

MishTalk

Despite glowing mainstream media reports on personal consumption expenditures and income, the Atlanta Fed GDPNow Model forecast for second quarter … Continue reading → Economics

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