Is It Time to Change How You Engage Consultants?
By Eric Middleton

Business consultants have always been a great investment for businesses looking to improve their performance and efficiency. However, technological advancements over the latter half of the decade have changed the way businesses engage consultants. When your business enlists the services of consultants, be sure to do so with these expectations in mind.

Customizability

No two businesses operate exactly the same way. For this reason, you should count on your consultant to offer various solutions to see which fits your business best. Do not settle for simple cookie cutter solutions. Businesses looking to modernize their technology landscape should expect frequent contact and calculated experimentation. This should be followed up with evaluations to distill the best possible solution for their needs.

International Solutions

If you are looking for a high-quality consultant to help optimize business processes within your business, you no longer have to look strictly within your local area. 1Rivet personnel are experts in designing and delivering complex public sector IT solutions internationally. When you enlist our services, you can expect top tier service and reliability at competitive costs from our Virginia headquarters as well as our two offshore office spaces in Canada and India.

Fast, Insightful Solutions

When engaging a business consultant, businesses should expect to receive streamlined solutions that allow them to reap the benefits of their investment as soon as possible. Businesses like 1Rivet achieve this by working to locate immediate opportunities and relevant technologies to give businesses quick access to new products, services, efficiencies, and revenue streams.

Improvement Over Time

While hiring a consultant is a great way to instantly improve various aspects of your business, you should expect these improvements to compound over time. At 1Rivet, we believe that our solutions should provide our means for businesses to grow and thrive over the long haul. That’s why we offer to integrate our state-of-the-art RPA solutions with machine learning solutions to emphasize self-learning, intelligent RPA.

Choose Consultants at 1Rivet to Optimize Your Business

1Rivet has experience providing consultant services for numerous business types. We are at our best partnering with both business and technology, collaborating as one unified team. Your success is our top priority! For more information on our focused RPA solutions, please email us at rpa@1rivet.com.

Eric Middleton
About the Author:
Eric Middleton
1Managing Partner & CEO

Embodying the 1Rivet culture, Eric asks himself and others daily: "What have you done for the client today?" He’s a passionate leader who brings an innovative approach and a burst of energy to every client organization.

An expert in program management, data analytics, business analysis and custom development, Eric’s known for his pragmatic approach and his ability to leverage proven methodologies to get things done faster, without compromising quality.

During his nearly two decades of successfully integrating complex IT systems during mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, he’s served dozens of companies in the banking, utility and auto industries.

Prior to founding 1Rivet, Eric was director of enterprise program management at Fannie Mae, director of enterprise program management for SapientNitro and spent as decade as a senior manager at Accenture

He earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, where he enjoyed attending Nittany Lions football games.

When Eric’s not working, you can nd him jogging, skiing, woodworking and collecting vintage arcade games from the 1920s-1950s. A Maryland native, Eric lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, two children, and black lab, Basil.

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