It is not size that makes a firm competitive, it is people. Our people help create the leading edge of industry change. OEMs and end customers who use our services understand that competitive advantage is a function of disruptive strategy, underpinning support and patient, measured execution. To offer you competitive advantage, we bring you:
Experienced People. Our professionals concentrate on solving complex problems and executing specialized strategies that connect business and technical requirements. We strive to maintain and enhance our highly talented professionals and pride ourselves in our ability to offer clients more effective knowledge and practical approaches than may be available from many of our competitors.
Independence. We are an independent firm, free of many of the conflicts that can arise in analyst, reseller and OEM firms as a result of their varied sales and advisory activities. We believe that instances of perceived or actual conflicts of interest, and a desire to avoid potential future conflicts, have increased the search for trusted, unbiased advice (architectural, technical and educational) from professionals whose main product is advice.
Reputation. Our firm has an evolving brand with 13 years of history. We are focused on providing world-class professional advice in complex strategic and tactical assignments. Some of the advice takes the form of industry leading courseware.
Focus. We are focused on two primary businesses—Technical Advisory and Information Asset Management (education) - rather than on a broad range of services. We believe this focus has helped, and will continue to help, us attract clients and recruit professionals who want to work in a firm where these activities are the central focus.
Global Presence with Local Relationships. We believe that linking talented indigenous professionals, with deep local roots and industry expertise enables us to be a global firm while maintaining a local identity. This approach enables us to build close, local relationships with our clients and to develop insight into both local and international commercial, economic and political issues affecting their businesses. 43% of our gross revenue is the result of work and relationships outside of North America. We no longer regard any single jurisdiction as our home country.
Balance. Our education business develops new materials and topics in the practice of IT as derived from the experience of providing advice. Education underpins client strategy. The codification of knowledge within evolving specialization standardizes the efforts of the consultant. Both act to stabilize our revenue stream while providing our clients new value.
Strong Culture. We believe that our people are united by a desire to be a part of an independent firm in which their activities are at the core and by a commitment to excellence and integrity in their activities.