I’m also a visual person. I relish diving head first into a great photograph, letting it lead my eye around like a puppy on a leash. I love the way a simple diagram can express a complex concept with an efficiency not possible with an ocean of prose.
Finally, I’m a quant. I have a firm belief in data. 93% of business executives agree with me that, looked at in the right light and presented in a compelling manner, numbers can tell a great story. (OK, I made that statistic up.)
We put all of that in a blender along with my role as the product manager for Projector and hit puree. Out popped an infographic that explores the impact that a professional services automation solution can have on your services business…an infographic that we’re rather proud of.
Click on the thumbnail to the right to see a larger version.
Alternatively, if you prefer to consume your infographics in the old fashioned way–on paper–feel free to download our two-page printable version.
Over the next few blog posts, we’ll take the opportunity to explore each of the “fast facts” and delve into them a little more deeply. We’ll link to each of the more detailed blog posts as we publish them. Use one of the “Connect with us” links to the right if you’d like to know when we do.
So, until then, whether you’re a writer or a reader, a photographer or a designer, a quant or just a person trying to run your services business, I hope there’s something in our infographic that speaks to you. Or educates you. Or informs you. Or at least amuses you.
We’d love to hear what you think. Send us a note. Upload a picture. Compile some stats. We’ll take them all.
Part One: Improving Utilization – In the first part of our Infographic Deconstructed series we explore how professional services automation software helps service firms improve the utilization of their resources. As one of the key measures service firms use to gauge the efficiency of their business, even small gains in utilization can have a dramatic effect on an organization’s performance.
Part Two: Improving Profitability – In the second installment of our Infographic Deconstructed series we dive into how PSA software can help service firms improve profitability. From eliminating revenue leakage to better leveraging a diverse workforce, professional services automation software highlights opportunities to improve project profitability throughout every aspect of the delivery process.