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IT Services returns to the Client Choice Awards and beatonbenchmarks

July 25th, 2016 |

In 2007 CEO Steve Nola appeared on the cover of BRW in recognition of Dimension Data being awarded the best overall professional services firm in the Client Choice Awards of that year.

The ground work is now being laid for the return of IT Services to the 2017 Client Choice Awards. Now's the time to get involved. 


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Some firms do. Some don’t. beaton wonders why.

July 22nd, 2016 |

Some firms do. Some don't. In which category did the managing principal's firm fall? We asked ourselves this question this week when we received an email from the managing principal of a prominent firm: "We've decided to enter the Client Choice Awards for the first time and we're hoping to at least be a finalist on the big night....".  (more…)

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New from beaton: Strategy Playbook for professional services firms

July 17th, 2016 |

The Strategy Playbook for professional services firms is a new service from beaton. Strategy Playbook has been researched and written for the c-suite of professional services firms as a fresh, evidence-based guide to formulation and execution of strategy. (more…)

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Is yours big enough?

July 12th, 2016 |

This blog was prompted by a question and comment from a client, who asked “Given we provided a database of 6,320 contacts, and you received completed questionnaires from 180 respondents rating our firm, is that enough? The sample seems small compared to the size of the database.”

If I rephrase our client’s words, what they are asking are two questions: [1] How do we judge what an adequate sample size is? and [2] what role the size of the population we are sampling from has in deciding whether our sample is adequate or not? (more…)

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Why firms with the leading industry reputations win

July 8th, 2016 |

One of the big trends we have seen across the professions over recent years has been firms changing their ‘go to market strategy’ from an internal product focus (expertise/ service line/ practice group) to a client-centric view of the world (industry sector/ market). (more…)

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