Honoring West Monroe’s Veterans During National Military Appreciation Month

Honoring West Monroe’s Veterans During National Military Appreciation Month

May is National Military Appreciation Month, an opportunity to salute our nation’s military branches and continue to honor those who have served over the many years. In that spirit, this month we recognized our fellow West Monroe team members who have been in the Armed Forces.  Bill Kirst Office: Seattle Level: Senior Manager Practice: Operations Excellence, OCM Bill served as an Officer...

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Fischer Fellowship Reflections, Part 2: My Work on the Ground in Nepal

Fischer Fellowship Reflections, Part 2: My Work on the Ground in Nepal

In my last post, I described how I became involved with the Women’s Protection Center in Nepal and how the opportunity to serve this group through West Monroe’s Fischer Fellowship was born. In this post, I’ll discuss how I supported the team in Nepal and the impact we created. Once I arrived in Nepal and began working in the WPC I quickly found my spot on the team, first implementing box.com...

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Fischer Fellowship Reflections, Part 1: My Journey to Nepal

Fischer Fellowship Reflections, Part 1: My Journey to Nepal

I can’t believe it’s now been a year since I was selected for the Fischer Fellowship. West Monroe’s Fischer Fellowship supports employees’ philanthropic and humanitarian interests with an extended three to six month compensated leave. Around this time last year I was anxiously awaiting the outcome of my interview with our Fellowship Board, hopeful that I would be able to execute...

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Benefits of Corporate Higher Education Collaboration

Benefits of Corporate Higher Education Collaboration

Company capstone project sponsorship often brings many benefits not only for students and schools, but for the sponsor company as well.  Last year, West Monroe Partners partnered with Indiana University’s MSIS program to take on one such capstone project. The project involved developing a predictive model to track and monitor the estimated stress levels across the firm at a consultant, client...

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West Monroe Partners: A Community for the Community

There are many reasons to join West Monroe Partners. The people are extraordinarily friendly, helpful and just cool. It’s a young, rapidly growing company taking on interesting projects. The compensation and benefits are great. The location in downtown Chicago is fantastic. All of these things drew me in and joining West Monroe was the right choice for me.…

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Large vs. Small: Why West Monroe Was Right for Me

As the countdown to graduation becomes a savory pastime, the inevitable questions flow from loved ones and peers: “where are you going to land when you graduate?” The question of what field to enter wasn’t nearly as difficult for me to answer as it was for others, and little did those asking the question realize I’d be flying on regional jets most Monday mornings.…

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Data for Good: Tackling the Open Data Movement

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend O’Reilly’s Strata Conference as a representative of West Monroe’s Advanced Analytics team. Strata focuses on trends in Big Data and Analytics, two of the hottest topics in the technology world today. At Strata, I was exposed to emerging Big Data architectures and design patterns, and had the chance to meet passionate and influential technologists in...

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4 Ways You Can Leverage Meetup.com to Build Your Professional Network

Meetup.com is a great vehicle for you to use to get in touch with other people with similar interests. The website hosts user-created groups based on a certain skill, activity, hobby, or cause (for example, the Technology for Women Meetup Group and The Chicago Agile Methodology Group). Organizers of these groups schedule meetups on a regular basis, allowing group members to gather and share...

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Performance Services: A combined distributed and centralized service desk can lead to better customer service

Businesses choose to outsource IT services for many reasons that range from quality to cost to focus.   The Performance Services (“managed services”) team at West Monroe Partners helps clients by outsourcing applications and infrastructure management.   A key component of our offering is our Service Desk which is our face to our client’s employees and in some cases, our client’s...

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A Look Into the Life of an Advanced Analytics Intern at West Monroe Partners

As we approach the end of our 12 week internship with the Advanced Analytics practice at West Monroe Partners, we’re reflecting on the journey and what we learned during the summer. The two of us accepted our offer to join the Advanced Analytics team without knowing what all to expect. We both knew very little about consulting as a whole, but were very intrigued by the unique technology...

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