Wednesday, January 20th 2021
This week in
What will be the new face of the Engineering and Construction Industry?
This week’s must read
The construction industry is experiencing technological innovations, from augmented and virtual reality to 3D printing and robotic process automation. All those solutions are mitigating risks and streamlining the global building production process.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Mark Gibson, EY, about how technology is disrupting the construction industry.
The biggest changes happening in the construction industry right now are shifting how the industry is structured, and not how things are built. The article presents some digital keys to explore, so you can discover how to be a stronger player in today’s invisible revolution.
When parity is the order of the day and sometimes still taboo, women’s rise in the construction field has helped advance the industry. Such growth is encouraging organizations to further invest in this trend.
The COVID-19 outbreak is causing concern and economic hardship for consumers, businesses, and communities worldwide. This situation generates challenges to the engineering and construction (E&C) industry that could deepen depending on the crisis’s severity and length.
With the Pandemic crisis, new challenges have emerged impacting significantly the standard operating procedures. How are successful business answering? Are these changes really temporary?
This week’s Consulting News
| Catherine Kennedy @New Civil Engineer
| @Seeking Alpha
This week’s media
European researchers are using robots to help with the construction of buildings. In this episode of Futuris, Euronews goes to see one of the prototypes in action.
Consulting sourcing tips
Demand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
When you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of crisis management, from using simulation to preparing for crises to organizing communication. We also look at how to involve the key stakeholders, some best practices from a leadership standpoint, and how to flip the script and in some cases turn the crisis into an opportunity.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore key trends shaping the future of hospitality, which promise to be quite exciting on all these fronts.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting we explore good practices to make the matrix work, how to change behaviors, how to define and embed values, how to avoid losing momentum during aa reorganization and how organization design can make or break a deal.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.