Businesses today need to drive their strategy and growth by reaching outside of their own knowledge domains. Consultants are a trusted source of information who offer objective insights as third-party experts. In recent years, large consulting firms and independent consultants have faced daunting challenges—a volatile economy, increased scrutiny, greater competition, declining customer loyalty, and decreasing margins, to name a few. To turn these transformational shifts into profits and growth, consultants must adapt. There is a growing imperative to radically improve service delivery and create additional value for clients.
At the heart of any successful consulting business is the ability to communicate effectively with clients and share valuable ideas. This means, as consultants, you need rich collaboration tools that allow you to become trusted business partners. Advanced online meeting and collaboration tools have become a strategic asset for consultants today that are increasingly operating in a highly competitive and fast-paced environment.