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2014 CEO and Senior Executive Survey: Business Consulting Firms Must Justify Where Investment Brings Value to Their 'Risk-On' Clients

Published: 29 May 2014

ID: G00263453

Analyst(s): Julie Short

Summary

The 2014 CEO Survey indicates that growth is a top priority for CEOs and senior business leaders. Managing directors and practice leaders of business consultancies must seize this opportunity to innovate business models, leverage information and deliver business value to their clients.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Focus on growth and a risk-on attitude toward investment in digital business are ideal for selling consulting value propositions
  • Client organizations will look for solid business results and innovative approaches to meet digital business objectives
  • Constraints like IT modernization, talent, and tax and regulatory concerns may play a significant part in the competition for investment
  • Information will become the new currency in the digital market, and organizations are struggling to realize benefit from this change

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