Marketing and Operations Consulting
Unlike marketing or advertising agencies,
these firms help companies with strategy as well as
processes, with a focus on making their clients' operations
more efficient and effective across organizational
disciplines. Because the specific offerings of the firms
here vary, their services are often complementary rather
BI (Business Improvement) assists clients in the areas of
integrated communications, performance improvement (customer
retention, incentive programs, product launches), Web
design, Flash presentations, email campaigns, employee and
channel partner training, event management and research.
Business Service Management Software
St. Paul, MN
Kinetic Data delivers business service management and service delivery management software tools built on the BMC Remedy Action Request System platform. The software extends the value and capabilities of the platform throughout the entire enterprise.
Corporate Learning Institute
Offers strategic team-building events, performance coaching,
training & development workshops, and motivational products.
Health Records Management
Health care providers must maintain files in physical, electronic, and hybrid forms. From products such as medical file folders, medical filing cabinets, and patient record management software to services such as medical records scanning process, AMES solutions help organize and store physical files, while enabling the smoothest possible EMR transition.
Kelly Allan Associates
Emphasizing company-wide improvement in results, Kelly Allan
Associates focuses on the areas of sales & marketing
productivity and operations process efficiency using
Six-Sigma and other tools. The company
works with businesses of all sizes and in industry sectors
as diverse as software, manufacturing,
health care, mortgages, government and insurance. They also assist
U.S. companies interested in doing business in China.
An online-oriented marketing and consulting practice focused
on assisting clients with product positioning, new product
roll-outs, operational improvement, search engine marketing
(SEM), Web design and staffing.
Hebron, KY; additional offices in Fishers (IN) and
PMD assists both for-profit and
nonprofit clients targeting the 55+ (seniors) market by
providing detailed market feasibility studies, market
analysis and strategic planning services.
The Innovation Group
New Orleans, LA; additional offices in Denver and Atlantic
Provides services such as market assessment, project
feasibility, site selection, business plan development,
customer database systems, quality assurance and portfolio
management specifically for the gaming and hospitality
The Leader's Toolbox
Management guru Ralph Jacobson, author of Leading for a Change: How to Master the Five Challenges Faced by Every Leader, and his group
provide management training and coaching to improve
operational performance. They work with companies from
mid-sized to Fortune 100 to help managers develop leadership
skills that enhance departmental and business unit
effectiveness. Their Web site also includes a selection of
resources and articles on leadership principles.