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Consulting in the Age of Digital Transformation

  • Ferdinando PiumelliEmail author
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Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

Abstract

Consulting is becoming an increasingly attractive job for many IT graduates. The demand for innovative digital solutions without involving permanent IT staff is growing in enterprises. Even though the professional field of consultants has experienced strong growth in recent years, and this will not change in the foreseeable future, it is difficult to meet the demand for well-trained consultants. The two main reasons for this are the deficit in number of experts caused by demographic transformation, and the current generation Y with its particular expectations and wishes for work environment and working conditions. New demands of advancing digitalization are also placed on consultants: away from pure professional competence towards a holistic, goal-oriented and creative consulting. To meet the IT-demands of companies under these new conditions, the present solutions range from employing freelancers to outsourcing. This article presents another solution, which promises greater efficiency and meets the evolving requirements of the consulting industry simultaneously.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.mindsquare GmbHBielefeldGermany

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