About Consulting

Nice analysis of consulting and the companies that provide consulting by Bruce Eckel:

What is Consulting?

One of the ironies of consulting is that the goal of the consultant must be to make him or herself obsolete. You must so effectively transfer your knowledge and solve the client’s problem that they don’t need you anymore. But when a consulting firm scales up, their primary objective shifts away from providing value to the client towards providing consistent cash flow for the company.