Category: Business development

Management Consulting Essentials: Positioning

I meet and talk with a lot of independent management consultants.  99% of them are extremely busy.  They are so busy that they have little time to learn new approaches, keep up with the development in their area(s) and develop their business. Most of them even complain that they...

Management Consulting Productivity

How do you ensure that you constantly improve speed, quality, value and price/performance in your consulting services? In short: How do you deliver more, at a lower price with a higher profit? I find most of the management consulting industry terribly old fashioned. I have the impression that most...

Should we rush to the Cloud?

To quote Churchill: "Don't trust statistics that you haven't made yourself" A survey made by a vendor with a vested interest in the outcome, should always be taken with a grant of salt....

Selling software through a channel

Using a channel of independent companies to resell, implement and/or service your customers has a long tradition in the history of the software industry. For some software companies the channel has been a major contributor to global success, but for most software companies making it work is a constant...

Which market?

I  frequently meet with software companies from around the world, where we discuss issues around internationalization. One typical question is which market (geography) to penetrate first or next.  I ask them the following question: “Assume that I know everything about each individual market in world.  Which questions would you...