High-Value IT Consulting: 12 Keys to a Thriving Practice by Sanjiv Purba

By Sanjiv Purba

Designed particularly for IT execs operating in any form of consulting association, here's a sensible, real-world consultant for supplying winning engagements to consumers. Ready-to-use pattern varieties, tables, checklists, and charts are within the textual content and to be had unfastened for obtain.

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This includes office space, parking provision, security, furniture, kitchen supplies, and office 31 32 High-Value IT Consulting: 12 Keys to a Thriving Practice supplies. The IT infrastructure is also covered by this category. This includes help desk, technical support, networks, firewalls, software licenses, and computers. , payroll) are also included in this section. Risk Mitigation and Quality Assurance A colleague of mine approached me one morning and diverted our work-related conversation to a personal incident that had caused him a lot of grief over the weekend.

A megaproject is one with hundreds to thousands of resources and a budget in the tens of millions of dollars. These organizations typically have the highest fees of any of the other IT consulting firms. Large System Integrators (SIs) These are also very large organizations that are typically involved in implementing complex systems for enterprise clients. Their specialty is system integration of heterogeneous technology solutions. SIs essentially assume the high risk of this activity. These organizations can also employ thousands of technical employees.

This is not unexpected when you consider the types of personalities within the IT industry. The engagement lifecycle allows IT practitioners to work with technology and/or people, which most most like to do. Post-engagement activities allow practitioners to reflect on the work they have completed and to relive fond memories of shared experiences with their clients. Of lesser interest to some IT practitioners are the sales and marketing phase and the practice operations phase. Sales includes pursuing leads/opportunities and selling services; marketing involves establishing a public reputation for your organization’s brand.

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