The "Best-of-the-Best" firms outperformed their peers even as the professional services industry in 2013 experienced declines in all major metrics, including bill rates, utilization and revenue per consultant, according to SPI Research. On several key metrics, SPI Research found the differential between the 13 leaders and all others to be:
- Average revenue per project: $413,000 vs. $178,000
- Size of deal pipeline to forecast: 309% vs. 184%
- Annual revenue per employee: $236,000 vs. $150,000
- Reference clients: 85% vs. 74%
- Projects delivered on time: 84% vs. 77%
"It is a nice honor for Informatica to be named a 'Best-of-the-Best' services organization. The visibility and process automation delivered by NetSuite OpenAir played an important role in helping us achieve that distinction," said Richard Busch, Director of Professional Services Operations at Informatica. "The automation we have achieved from end-to-end translates into greater ability to satisfy clients and helps grow our business."
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