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.

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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

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.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

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

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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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.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

Regional Fed Reports Five for Five in Contraction; Texas Region Worsening, Richmond Negative Again

MishTalk

in the October report from September's minus 9.5. This report joins those from Empire State, Philly Fed, and Kansas City which are all pointing to another month of contraction underway for the nation's factory sector. Bloomberg Econoday reports.

GDPNow Forecast Plunges to 0.9% Following Advance Report on US Balance of Goods

MishTalk

On September 28 following the Personal Income and Outlays Report, the forecast rose 0.4 On September 29, following the Census Bureau Advance Trade Report the forecast fell 0.7 On October 1, following the Manufacturing ISM report, the forecast fell another 0.2

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

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

The 2016 Australian Value Creators Report: Shareholder Value Creation Through Persistent Uncertainty

BCG

Article Thursday, March 16, 2017 Each year in its Australian Value Creators Report , The Boston Consulting Group identifies the industries and companies that have created the most shareholder value.

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

A Blueprint for Digital Companies’ Financial Reporting

Harvard Business

Based on these insights, we now propose a new blueprint for financial reporting of digital companies. Investors, therefore, look not just for reported revenues but for drivers behind the revenues, especially because digital companies’ operating activities often differ from their revenue-generating activities. Our proposal differs from the current reporting practice in one subtle respect. Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images.