The BTG Skills Index ranks the ten most in-demand consulting skill sets across all industries, the top three by industry, and the fastest-growing year-over-year. As technology and markets evolve, successful companies are utilizing resources more effectively by tapping into independent knowledge and expertise on demand. The need to market more innovatively has driven a surge in demand for marketing and communications consultants. And more than ever, companies are calling on independent strategy, transformation, and data science experts to keep them on the cutting edge.
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Trends by Industry: Consumer Goods
Consumer goods companies need fast access to skills that keep them ahead of the curve. Independent talent deliver deep experience to meet the top CPG industry trends of 2020.
Trends by Industry: Financial Services
Big digital changes are driving the top financial services industry trends of 2020. Independent talent deliver expertise in developing products and streamlining operations to keep firms competitive.
Trends by Industry: Healthcare
Healthcare companies need fast access to a wide range of expertise. Independent talent are a natural fit to meet the top healthcare industry trends of 2020.
Trends by Industry: Industrial Goods and Services
The top industrial sector trends of 2020 include huge advances in IoT and intelligent systems—as well as challenges in attracting skilled talent to adopt them. Independent talent can help.
Trends by Industry: Insurance
The biggest insurance industry trends of 2020 include both opportunities and challenges in everything from pricing to customer experience. Independent talent fit the bill perfectly.
Trends by Industry: Life Science
Independent talent bring life science companies a unique mix perfectly aligned with the top industry trends of 2020, including real-world experience, strategic rigor, and targeted domain expertise.
Trends by Industry: Private Equity and Venture Capital
Private equity firms need leaders who are skilled enough to execute strategies across the investment cycle. Here’s how independent talent can help them meet the top private equity trends of 2020.
Trends by Industry: Retail
Retailers must be nimble to keep up with consumers and the retail industry trends of 2020. It’s no surprise that they turn to independent talent for wide-ranging expertise and hands-on leadership.
Trends by Industry: Services
In a complicated business environment, services firms are focusing on what matters most: their customers. Here’s how independent talent help them meet the top B2C and B2B services trends of 2020.
Trends by Industry: Technology
The top tech industry trends of 2020 are exciting, but the challenges are significant. Independent talent is the industry’s secret weapon for sound strategies and specialized expertise.
Trends by Function: Business and Corporate Development
Corporate and business development leaders prize independent talent for both their skills and flexibility. Here are 2020’s top corporate and business development trends for independents.
Trends by Function: CEOs and Presidents
Independent talent serve major companies at the very highest levels. In fact, the increasing use of independent talent by CEOs and business unit presidents is one of the top executive trends for 2020.
Trends by Function: Digital and Tech
Digital and tech leaders know it can be challenging for big companies to keep up with the latest digital trends. That’s why they turn to independent talent for help.
Trends by Function: Finance
One of the top finance trends of 2020 is continued growth in the function’s already massive scope. Here’s how leaders put independents to work on both core priorities and big-picture initiatives.
Trends by Function: General Managers and P&L Leaders
It takes a lot to lead a business, so it’s no surprise that GMs and P&L leaders supplement their own capabilities with independent expertise that aligns with GM and P&L trends across categories.
Trends by Function: Human Resources
Human resource leaders have seen firsthand how independent talent has helped across the business. Perhaps that’s why they’re turning to independents for support with the top HR trends of 2020.
Trends by Function: Innovation and R&D
New opportunities often require new skills. To meet the R&D and innovation trends of 2020, leaders turn to independent talent for targeted, on-demand expertise.
Trends by Function: Marketing
The top marketing trends of 2020 are a lot to keep up with, from new technologies to new customer expectations. Smart marketers are turning to independent strategists and project managers for help.
Trends by Function: Operations
From AI to IoT, 2020’s trends in operations management hold a lot of promise. But how to take advantage of them? Operations leaders are turning to independent experts and project managers for help.
Trends by Function: Procurement