West Monroe Celebrates LGBT History Month

West Monroe Celebrates LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month and as part of our “People First” value we celebrate all of our LGBT employees here at West Monroe Partners. LGBT History Month is rooted in the stories of those that came before and made great sacrifices to pave the way for progress toward equality and inclusion in the workplace and in society.…

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People, Partnerships, Technology: How Lollapalooza is defining the Tune of Customer Experience

People, Partnerships, Technology: How Lollapalooza is defining the Tune of Customer Experience

Fall is officially upon us here in Chicago and with it comes an end to summer, or as some would say, an end to festival season. Chicago is home to many outdoor music festivals over the summer; the biggest and most recognizable being, Lollapalooza. This year Lollapalooza celebrated its 25th anniversary: showcasing 170+ artists and drawing crowds larger than 300,000 music enthusiasts and...

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Top 5 Apps for Consultants

Top 5 Apps for Consultants

How many apps do you have on your phone? How many of them do you consistently use? As someone who is constantly running out of phone storage (yes, I’m upgrading to more storage soon) I have a limited number of installed apps. As of June 2016, there are more than two million apps available for both iPhone and Android users; many of them geared towards increasing productivity.…

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The Imperfect Work-Life Balance

The Imperfect Work-Life Balance

How do we serve clients, ourselves and those that matter most?  At each of life’s stages, we are given choices – deciding how we spend our time, when and where we choose to invest in ourselves, how we build and rely upon our network of family and friends.  Although these choices are never easy, they often come up quickly and force you into a decision that will pivot the trajectory of your...

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CX from the Classroom: What My Favorite College Professors Taught Me About Customer Experience

CX from the Classroom: What My Favorite College Professors Taught Me About Customer Experience

Coming straight from college into consulting, I’ve learned a lot in my first few months on the job. But recently I realized how my time spent in the classroom translates directly to what I’m learning about excellent customer experience. 1. Stay Receptive Professor Saxena – Management Science Management Science coursework revolves around creating and solving with strong links to economics...

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Jessica Klobucar’s Uncommon Blend

Jessica Klobucar’s Uncommon Blend

Each month we highlight a different Dare to be Great employee who embodies the Uncommon Blend or Challenge Accepted attitude that makes West Monroe Partners and everyone that works here so unique! This month, meet Jessica Klobucar, a Senior Marketing Operations Specialist in Shared Services, based in Chicago. How did you get started at West Monroe?…

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How Salesforce Helped a Local Non-Profit

How Salesforce Helped a Local Non-Profit

Goodcity supports social entrepreneurs who are making a difference in under-resourced communities in Chicago by providing them with a number of critical services and resources. It is vital for Goodcity to track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the health of the organization or initiative it assists, and to ensure its own programs are effective.…

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The Best of Both Worlds

The Best of Both Worlds

When someone accepts an offer to join West Monroe Partners, we use the phrase “Challenge Accepted”. Not because we plan to work them mercilessly, but because the expectations at West Monroe are different.  We do impactful work and solve our clients’ biggest problems. At the same time, as an employee owned company, our people are expected to take ownership of their careers as well as the...

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In Harmony Small Things Grow: A Reflection on Volunteering with the Salvation Army

In Harmony Small Things Grow: A Reflection on Volunteering with the Salvation Army

West Monroe Partners (WMP) provides us with endless opportunities to give back to the community, and affect positive change. Over the past couple of years, I have chosen to spend my time volunteering at the local Salvation Army. My first experience volunteering with the Salvation Army was both rewarding and memorable — a common theme among all my volunteering experiences at the Salvation...

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The Goldilocks of Consulting Firms

The Goldilocks of Consulting Firms

To celebrate achieving top honors in the “Best Places to Work in LA” awards produced by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Manager Grady Ha describes what he values most about working for West Monroe LA.  Whenever the subject of work and life come together, there is always the mention of a balance, and the subsequent question of “where do you see yourself.” Having spent my entire career as a...

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Why You Should Blend Instead of Join in Tableau

Why You Should Blend Instead of Join in Tableau

Data blending in Tableau is the operation of combining multiple data sources into the same view by finding common fields between them to join on. Unlike an ordinary join, which combines data sources at the lowest granularity before any aggregation is done, a data blend can join data sources after aggregation is performed on the individual sources; ultimately limiting the number of records that...

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