To both the people who work in the professional service sector and the broader economy, insights into the performance, technology, productivity and profitability of the professional service sector are extremely valuable.
To help understand this, Accelo surveyed client-facing professionals who manage projects on a daily basis, asking questions about the length of projects, common challenges and use of technology. The survey revealed that projects are overwhelmingly mismanaged due to an inability to accurately track employee time and a failure to use tools to plan properly, track and execute these projects. While these problems most often plagued shorter-term projects, if these issues are not addressed, the professional service industry is likely to miss out on its full potential.
Below are the most striking finding from Accelo’s report, Blind Sweat & Tears: A Study into Client Project Management Practices Across the Professional Services Sector:
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