Running a successful A&E firm is like a recipe for a great meal – you need the right ingredients and the right quantities to achieve the desired outcome. But, for A&E firms, what are those ingredients and who determines the perfect balance or quantities for each ingredient?
In a perfect world, the average collection period for accounts receivables would be zero, every employee would be 100 percent utilized, overhead rates would be next to nothing and firms would have a 100 percent win rate – the recipe for a perfectly successful A&E firm.
Since we don’t live in a perfect world, A&E firm leaders are always trying to find the right balance that leads to profitability, growth and success. The Deltek Clarity Architecture & Engineering Industry Study gives leaders critical benchmarks to see how they measure up in the industry and where there are opportunities for improvement.