July 10, 2019

Planning analytics: What is your enterprise plan?

by Colin Quinn

It all begins with a plan. Whether it’s the overall strategic plan or a detailed operational plan, this step is usually part of the overall enterprise performance management strategy, which encompasses financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Planning is in a unique position compared to the other analytics groups because it relies on outputs of all the other steps. Even today spreadsheets remain one of the most popular tools used by enterprises for planning. However spreadsheets…

May 21, 2019

10th Annual Deltek Government Contracting Industry Study (Clarity) Highlights

by Colin Quinn

What are the current trends shaping the GovCon Industry? Last year’s Deltek Clarity Government Contracting Industry Study told a story of continued growth and optimism in the Government Contracting market. This year’s report largely reaffirms that sentiment, with organizations of all sizes seeing growth in 2018 and expecting continued growth, revenue, and increased competition to continue for at least another year. Deltek has been able to identify the most important trends, challenges, and benchmarks in…

April 24, 2019

Top 3 Analytics Pain Points and the Answers

by Colin Quinn

Like kids complaining about how spring break is too short, data analysts always seem to be talking about pain points. Unlike too short of a break from school, however, the kind of pain points analysts typically encounter can be a little more complicated. In this post, we’ll be diving into the world of customer pain points – specifically, three pain points, what they are, and how you can position your company to overcome them with…