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ekspert [noun,  adjective; ek-spərt]

noun: 

a person who has special skill or knowledge in some particular field; specialist; authority.

adjective: 

possessing special skill or knowledge; trained by practice; skillful or skilled.

Subject Matter Ekspert [noun; aka SME]

noun: 

An individual with a deep understanding of a particular job, process, department, function or technology.  SMEs are typically sought out by others interested in leveraging their unique ekspertise to solve specific problems or help meet challenges.

Why be an ekspert?

Community 

Become part of a team while remaining independent. Have someone to bounce ideas off of, solicit advice and grow your business.

Solutions

You’re not the first SME who’s needed a client deliverable, an RFI/RFP response or a customized sales pitch. Buy a solution and customize it.

Collaboration

Find yourself overbooked? Find a SME to lend a hand. Create a virtual team, regardless of where your client is located.

Why find an ekspert?

Specific ekspertise

ekperts are required to complete a comprehensive expertise profile. Find exactly the expertise you’re looking for.

Effortless Transactions

Based on Blockchain and Smart Contracts, working with a SME is not only easy, the “back office” requirements are virtually eliminated.

 

Create a Consortium

Need more resources? Work with your SME to identify, contract with and collaborate with other SMEs.

2020 changed everything for independent consultants.

We now know we:

  • no longer have to be “on-site” to add value.  Forced remote working changed that.
  • now have a world-wide market.
  • can break out of the limiting hours’ trap and move into Value Billing for our services.
  • no longer have to travel.
  • can focus on what we do best.  Explain complex issues primarily through words & pictures.

You need to add these 3 things to your "Talent Stack"

You're already are an ekspert in your field.  To be a successful independent ekspert means you'll need to expand your ekspertise or find someone to help you with 3 essential areas.

Marketing & Branding Gina Ostendorf

Describing "who" you are and why clients can't take another step forward without your ekspertise

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Revenue Generation Tony Morse

Knowing who buys your ekspertise and creating a unique value proposition in their mind.

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Practice Management Jon Beck, CPA(inactive)

What your clients will experience while working with you; how you'll get the work done.

If you're an individual, this is known as your "Signature Process"; a firm calls it their methodology.  It describes the deliverables your client will receive, the steps you'll take to create them and how you'll keep everyone involved and informed along the way.

Introducing: Ekspert Pods

We're organized like a large company; by functional ekspertise.  Just like a well-run company, this allows eksperts to focus on the area their passionate about while at the same time, getting help & support from other parts of the business.  A virtual cross-functional team at your fingertips - literally.  

Engineering (R&D):

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Sales:

These eksperts fill up the sales pipeline.  This section includes outside & inside sales folks, sales training, 

Technology & Infrastructure:

are the eksperts who work with hard tech - computers, servers, cables and the very specialized software that manages it.  Included in this area of ekspertise are the folks who work exclusively in Security.

Human Capital:

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Marketing:

eksperts make the company look good in the marketplace and strategically position it vis-a-vis the competition.  This section includes eksperts in a background of design, eCommerce,

Finance & Accounting:

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Operations:

are the eksperts who work in all the areas that make the products a company sells.  They live in areas like manufacturing, procurement, distribution and service/warranty.

Business Applications:

Eksperts who deal in application acronyms like ERP, CRM, WMS and PLM.  This section also includes eksperts who focus on project management, change management, customizations, business process, etc.

"One thing I miss about working in a bigger firm is that I don't have acess to examples & templates for my current deliverable."

We know what you mean.  It'd be great to have a place we could go to see examples of similar work others have done and then use that as a jump-start to getting our next deliverable created.  Welcome the the

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