Consulting Industry Being Attacked on Three Sides

Braden Kelley

Consulting Industry Faces Threat From Artificial Intelligence

Braden Kelley

Previously I explored the value of eminence and thought leadership to consulting firms, and how unfortunately the power of inbound content marketing has a dark side that forms part of a three-pronged attack on the consulting industry.

The Challenges being Faced by Innovation Consultants

Paul Hobcraft

From my perspective I’ve been looking at a real challenge today, that many consultants offering innovation services are not providing real sustaining consulting value to clients, only ad-hoc services. The mismatch of client needs and consultants offerings.

What is All the Buzz Around Innovation Consultants?

Rocketspace

So, its no wonder that this trend has opened the market for a new breed of consultants dedicated to innovation. Are innovation consultants truly contributing to higher levels of success and does your company need one too? Innovation Models Corporate Innovation innovation consultants

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

influential enterprises and largest consulting firms. 11 Proven Ways to. Turn Your Culture Into. a Culture of Innovation 2 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation 1 2 94% of senior executives in a research study by McKinsey said.

Consulting Industry Caught in the Crossfire

Innovation Excellence

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A week in the life of an Innovation Consultant

Board of Innovation

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Excellent review of the latest 2015/2016 innovation consulting reports

Idea to Value

Believe it or not, this isn’t the only innovation website out there, and I’m not the only innovation consultant in the world. Originally published at Excellent review of the latest 2015/2016 innovation consulting reports.

What is All the Buzz Around Innovation Consultants?

Rocketspace

So, its no wonder that this trend has opened the market for a new breed of consultants dedicated to innovation. Are innovation consultants truly contributing to higher levels of success and does your company need one too? Innovation Models Corporate Innovation innovation consultantsThe corporate innovation space is booming.

Possibly a Significant Shift in the Innovation Consulting World?

Paul Hobcraft

I consistently look at different innovation consulting firms and the directions they are taking as it makes sense to gauge the directions that client demand is taking. How does that move across the 2,000 seemingly highly industry specific plus consultants will be a challenge.

Why you should work with an innovation consultant

RTI Innovation Advisors

I'm an innovation consultant. I have a somewhat (cough) vested interest in writing a blog post about why you should work with an innovation consultant. Of course if you happen to select this particular consultant you'll be exceptionally successful, but there are some other perfectly acceptable consultants out there. The real purpose of this blog is to answer the question: why should I work with an innovation consultant? OK, here comes the pitch.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

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Boost Innovation with Rotation and Consultants

Innovation Excellence

But embedding both employees and consultants, would also likely produce great benefits by bringing new perspectives and experiences to bear. Build Capability Growth Innovation Employee Engagement innovation consultants. The benefits of rotating employees are well understood and common.

Dear Consultant, Do You Ever Wonder How?

Ideanote

“To answer the most vexing innovation and research questions, crowds are becoming the partner of choice.” – leading innovation academics, -- Delivered by Feed43 service

A week of an Innovation Consultant

Board of Innovation

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Dear Consultant, Do You Ever Wonder How?

Ideanote

Dear Consultant. As a top-notch consultant PowerPoint slides, spreadsheets, and strategic discussions are probably part of your daily schedule. Do you ever wonder how to ensure your projects last after leaving them in the hands of your client?

A week of an Innovation Consultant

Board of Innovation

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Why I left a Successful Consulting Career | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

About six months ago I made the decision to leave a successful management consulting career to follow my startup dreams

Pop management consulting is a pop version of itself.

Innovation 360 Group

Oddly, management consulting is rarely named in discussions about industries vulnerable to disruption (unless you ask Clayton Christensen), even though it meets all the above qualifications. Some years ago, I had the pleasure to speak at the same conference as Clayton Christensen in Vienna, where he was already at the point of stating clearly that the consulting industry will undergo radical change. The broken business model of management consultancy firms.

Significant Shift in the Innovation Consulting World?

Innovation Excellence

It always catches you by surprise when one of the leading players within the innovation space makes a change. In this case, Innosight has been acquired by Huron, a fellow professional services firm, one that has the vast majority of their business in the United States.

How Large and Boutique Consultancies Can Partner for Better Design

Boxes and Arrows

This same principle holds true when contemplating partnerships between giant management consultancies like Accenture, McKinsey & Co., or Boston Consulting Group, as well as boutique design consultants like my own, MU/DAI. Management consultancies often employ rapid design sprints, driving immense value for their clients. But these sprints can be more effective and less risky overall by partnering with a smaller design consultancy.

Augmentation and Client Embedding: The Disruption of the Consultancy Industry

Innovation 360

Right on schedule, disruption has come to the world of consulting. While many have seen it coming, only a few consulting firms are prepared to ride this wave of disruption into a new market reality. His prediction is playing itself out right now in the consultancy industry. Take a moment to look over Consultancy 2.0 , which is bringing in an era of intelligence augmentation and data analysis tools embedded directly into client networks.

21 projects in 21 months: the numbers behind my consultant life

Board of Innovation

The post 21 projects in 21 months: the numbers behind my consultant life appeared first on Board of Innovation. I just wrapped up my 21st project in the span of 21 months! ?? And still, it’s really tricky to explain what I do.* To help answer that question for talents looking to join our team, I wrote down some statistics and spotted some patterns about my work at Board of Innovation so far. Here’s. Continue reading.

Augmentation and Client Embedding: The Disruption of the Consultancy Industry

Innovation 360 Group

Right on schedule, disruption has come to the world of consulting. While many have seen it coming, only a few consulting firms are prepared to ride this wave of disruption into a new market reality. His prediction is playing itself out right now in the consultancy industry.

Top 5 Consulting Firms for Innovation and Digital Transformation in 2019

Moves the Needle

5) The Big Three McKinsey, Bain, and Boston Consulting have interesting things to say about digital transformation. The only caveat is that as large traditional businesses that comprise the lion’s share of the $250 billion management consulting industry, they gather most of their revenue from accounting and legal services—two areas, which we all know, are also undergoing serious transformation. Their approach flips the traditional consulting model.

Beyond Sage on the Stage Consulting

Idea Champions

If you expect your organization to make the kind of changes required for it to succeed, long-term, know this: the outside consultant as prescriber model (referred to in the OD world as "sage on the stage") has got to go.

Top 5 Consulting Firms for Innovation and Digital Transformation in 2019

Moves the Needle

5) The Big Three McKinsey, Bain, and Boston Consulting have interesting things to say about digital transformation. The only caveat is that as large traditional businesses that comprise the lion’s share of the $250 billion management consulting industry, they gather most of their revenue from accounting and legal services—two areas, which we all know, are also undergoing serious transformation. Their approach flips the traditional consulting model.

Are you an expert?

Braden Kelley

I came across this video recently thanks to my friends at BLT who recruit consultants for firms in London and beyond.

Six Lessons From Corporations With The Best Innovation Culture

Rocketspace

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21 projects in 21 months: the numbers behind an innovation consultant’s life

Board of Innovation

The post 21 projects in 21 months: the numbers behind an innovation consultant’s life appeared first on Board of Innovation. I just wrapped up my 21st project in the span of 21 months! And still, it’s really tricky to explain what I do.* To help answer that question for talents looking to join our team, I wrote down some statistics and spotted some patterns about my work at Board of Innovation so far. Here’s a first one: I. Continue reading.

From consulting partner to startup CEO — Five lessons I learned in my first year

SnapStrat

When I decided to leave the comfortable life of a consulting partner to launch SnapStrat I knew there was an awful lot I was going to learn. In consulting, we were coached in “active listening”. In management consulting selling is relationship based and you don’t need to take chances.

Thought Leadership Builds Firm Value

Braden Kelley

Consulting firms sell expertise, and their currency is trust. Large consultancies like Boston Consulting Group, Bain, McKinsey, Deloitte, Accenture and others make their money from being a trusted advisor to companies around the world.

Building Firm Value with Thought Leadership

Innovation Excellence

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The Future of Work in a Project Based, Consultant Driven world

Rmukesh Gupta

If you agree with this trend, then you will also agree the following: how organisations identify, hire, retain and work with these highly skilled consultants and integrate them into the projects/programs will increasingly become core strengths of the organisation.

Shifting Radically the Innovation Business Model

Paul Hobcraft

I have been spending some significant time on questioning the current innovation business model, from both the customers (clients) perspective and the innovation consultants’ one. In my research I certainly felt also the innovation consultant is struggling.

If You Plan on Asking an Outside Innovation Consultant for Help

Idea Champions

If someone from your company's leadership team asks you to locate an outside consultant to help your organization raise the bar for innovation, stop for a moment and ask the person asking you to locate an outside consultant to answer the following questions.

Innovators – are you thinking about Ecosystems?

Paul Hobcraft

Business Ecosystem Trends by Deloitte. Thinking about ecosystems certainly allows us to go out of our normal scope of internally generating new products. It opens up a host of possibilities, that can add significantly towards a new service design, new capabilities and solving more complex problems.

Innovation Strategies from 6 Leading Innovation Firms

Rocketspace

We now want to go one step further and uncover the top strategies from each of these consultancies. corporate innovation strategy innovation ecosystem internal and external innovation innovation consultant

Innovation Strategies from 7 Leading Innovation Firms

Rocketspace

We now want to go one step further and uncover the top strategies from each of these consultancies. internal and external innovation innovation ecosystem corporate innovation strategy innovation consultant

Moving towards a new innovation service model

Paul Hobcraft

I have already started to lay out a case for significant change in my first post “ Shifting Radically the Innovation Business Model ” suggesting the innovation consultant has to redesign their role, position and service offering, to stay relevant within any management of innovation.

If You Plan on Asking an Outside Innovation Consultant for Help

Idea Champions

If someone from your company's leadership team asks you to locate an outside consultant to help your organization raise the bar for innovation, stop for a moment and ask the person asking you to locate an outside consultant to answer the following questions.

The innovating power of ecosystems and platforms

Paul Hobcraft

Our whole understanding of innovation is changing; there are numerous shifts occurring.

Our inabilities to adapt needs changing.

Paul Hobcraft

Erosion is everywhere, it just seems inevitable, we somehow get caught up in the process of time and our organizations seem to ‘freeze’ before our eyes, then simply age. They become fixed, rigid and locked into their established ways, not adapting to the changes occurring around them.

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