An increase in gig economy-style operations is predicting growth in the Business and Management Consultancy sector. Increased competition and unpredictable markets are creating a downward pressure on prices resulting in a greater dependence on staff expertise, hours sold, and the acquisition of new skills. The sector is recognised to have an over-reliance on one-off Excel models to support consulting advice.
- Replacing one-off Excel models with a cloud-based business support platform for continuous engagement with customers
- Enhancing the consultancy offering with more complex, repeatable, secure information systems
- Improving the content, design, timeliness, and reliability of internal reporting
- Collaborating on the introduction of new products and services supported with technology