Reflecting on a Dynamic Year: Consulting Quest’s 2023 Recap

Consulting Quest Recap 2023 Blog

As we bid farewell to 2023, it’s time to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had at Consulting Quest. It has been a year filled with growth, learning, and collaboration.

From insightful webinars to the commencement of our Workshop series, each month brought new challenges and triumphs. As we bid farewell to 2023, it’s time to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had over the past 12 months. Let’s dive into the highlights of each month!

January – Webinar on 6 Levers Consulting Spend

At Consulting Quest, we started 2023 with a riveting webinar on optimizing the ROI of your consulting spend, led by our experts Helene Laffitte and Laurent Thomas. A click on the link below will take you to the replay of this session that was filled with actionable strategies.

February – The Birth of Improveo

February saw the dawn of Improveo, a transformative platform that became a nexus for thought leadership and business improvement. Haven’t signed up yet? Click here to sign up today – Improveo.

March – Webinar on Digitalization of Procurement

In March, we at Consulting Quest, plunged into the digitalization of procurement in a webinar that spotlighted not just the benefits of digital processes, but also offered a roadmap for successful digital transformations. Re-visit the insightful session by clicking the link below.

April – Insight on Supplier Relationship Management

April brought our comprehensive guide on “Supplier Relationship Management for Consulting: The Definitive Guide (2023)”, a must-read for anyone looking to strengthen their relationships with consulting partners. To read the full insight, tap on the link below.

👉 Supplier Relationship Management for Consulting: The Definitive Guide (2023)

May – Webinar on Buying Consulting Better

May was all about making informed decisions in purchasing consulting services. We, at Consulting Quest, hosted a webinar that shed light on how to enhance the procurement process and maximize the value of consulting engagements. You can watch the full session by clicking the link below.

June – Insight on RFP for Consulting Made Easy

RFPs play a crucial role in the consulting process, and in June, we at Consulting Quest, made it easier for organizations to navigate this terrain. Our detailed insight on the said topic made crafting effective RFPs more accessible, contributing to better outcomes for all. To read our full insight on RFP for Consulting, tap the link below!

👉 RFP for Consulting Made Easy: The Definitive Guide (2023)

July – Webinar on Securing the Impact

Impact is at the core of every consulting project. And in July, we hosted a live webinar and delved into strategies for securing impactful outcomes and ensuring that the value delivered aligns seamlessly with organizational goals. To watch or re-watch that incredible live session, click the link below!

August – Commencement of Our Workshop Series

August marked the beginning of our workshop series, aiming to provide a hands-on learning experience on buying consulting better. More such sessions are on their way in 2024, which is something to look forward to, so stay tuned for that!

September – Webinar on Partnering with Consulting Suppliers

Building strong partnerships is key, and in September, we explored the nuances of effectively partnering with consulting suppliers in our live webinar which offered practical insights into establishing mutually beneficial relationships. To watch that intriguing live session, click the link below!

October – Laurent featuring on The ProcureTech Podcast

October put the spotlight on our CTO, Laurent Thomas, who featured on The ProcureTech podcast. The conversation unveiled the complexities of consultancy sourcing and the role of technology in streamlining the process. To know more about the episode, click the link below to read our blog.

👉 Can Tech Help to Source Consulting? Podcast Episode ft. Laurent Thomas

November – Webinar on Investing in the Right Consulting Projects

As the year progressed, so did our commitment to guiding organizations in making strategic decisions. Our webinar in November focused on the art of investing in the right consulting projects and aligning resources with impactful initiatives. To watch the session, click the link below!

December – SCS Podcast Hitting 5K Downloads

We, at Consulting Quest, wrapped up the year on a high note, celebrating a significant milestone as our Smart Consulting Sourcing Podcast show hit an impressive 5,000 downloads in December. The growing engagement underscores the value our content brings to the consulting community. To listen to all our podcast episodes, you can do so by clicking on the link below.

👉 Smart Consulting Sourcing Podcast

What We Look Forward to in 2024

As we turn our gaze towards the future, 2024 holds exciting prospects for Consulting Quest – the launch of Consource and our Benchmark Pricing Index.

Consource Launching Soon!

What is Consource? Well, project CONSOURCE isn’t just about creating the best procurement platform – it’s about doing it together. Thanks to inputs we’ve received over the last few months, we’ve built something remarkable: a vast consultant database, AI-driven matching, templates, RFP and SoW wizards, and more.

Concourse is almost here to transform procurement for the digital era. And we’re gearing up for the launch and the first 50 customers will get incredible offers. Plus, there are freebies for the next 50! Stay tuned for the countdown.

If you haven’t seen the demo yet, you can check it out now and see how Concourse can ease your procurement woes.

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Benchmark Pricing Index

Our Pricing Index – tailor-made for leaders like you (who are reading this blog post). More than paying for consulting, it’s about paying wisely.

Picture this:

  • Compare rates with industry standards.
  • Uncover potential overpayments for specialized knowledge.
  • Navigate diverse consulting rate structures.

Initially crafted with a focus on our Middle East clients, we tested its success and then decided to extend its reach into diverse markets. And we are thrilled to share with you exciting news – our forthcoming benchmark offerings.

In the new year, we will launch specialized indexes tailored for distinct markets, including the chemical sector, and specific operational domains like project management. Stay tuned for these valuable additions to our benchmark suite!

Meanwhile, if you want to explore how our benchmark can sharpen your strategic edge, we will be more than happy to enlighten you in a brief session. Schedule a 15-min call with our CTO Laurent Thomas

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Final Thoughts: Consulting Quest’s 2023 Recap

In closing, we at Consulting Quest, extend our heartfelt gratitude to our community, partners, and team members who have been instrumental in making 2023 a year to remember. Here’s to making 2024 even more insightful and impactful!

CQ Content Team

The content team of #ConsultingQuest is a motley crew of individuals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. What sets the team apart is their combined passion for writing and helping others grow. They are always looking for new ways to engage with the community and create content that resonates with readers.

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