August 3, 2018

10 Signs You Need a Consulting Services Partner for Your Project

Sometimes just adding team members to your staff isn’t enough to get your project across the finish line. You need a project solution that will respond to your unique challenges, and you need help managing it. That’s where a consulting services partner can make a difference.

You might need to look for a consulting partner if…

  1.   You want a customized project plan that ensures you will achieve your specific project goals – not a standard, one-size-fits-all fix.
  2. You need an experienced manager to help you keep the project moving, someone who’s done this kind of project before and knows how to get results.
  3. You don’t want to spend too much time interviewing, onboarding, or training new team members.
  4. You would like to fill gaps on your team with people who know what they are doing and can hit the ground running.
  5. You’re looking for professionals that have experience with the specific software and systems you are working with – you want a custom bench of experts.
  6. You need help with governance, with status reports that document project progress and hold people accountable to ensure the project is completed on time and on budget.
  7. You feel it’s important to stay involved with the project and work in partnership.
  8. You want to ensure there are proven methodologies used to support the needed deliverables.
  9. The previous consulting company you hired didn’t deliver and your deadline is looming.
  10. You need to mitigate risk and absolutely must hit your deadline.

There are many consulting services options available, depending on your requirements. Look for a partner who will provide transparency and accountability, along with experienced project management and a strong track record in engagement delivery and accessing the specialized talent you need.

Quality. Commitment.

Whether you want to advance your business or your career, Oxford is here to help. With nearly 40 years’ experience, we know that a great partnership is key to success. Start a conversation today.