Clear Night engages CPI in a Workamajig Audit + Multi-Agency Implementation Roadmap

Portland, OR, October 24, 2016 — St. Paul, MN based Clear Night has hired Creative Performance Inc. (CPI), a national leader in financial and operational consulting for the marketing services industry, to perform an in-depth Workamajig Performance Audit. CPI will work closely with Clear Night’s agencies to understand the financial, cultural and resource requirements needed to fully operationalize their investment across the Clear Night agency network while leaving the smallest possible footprint.

“We’re thrilled to begin working with the Clear Night agencies,” states Vanessa Edwards, President of CPI. “During our engagement, we will be working with their team to conduct an onsite WMJ Audit and Deployment Discovery, as well as develop detailed Deployment Recommendations and an Implementation Roadmap which will help them determine how to leverage their Workamajig investment across all the agencies within the Clear Night platform.”

Workamajig® is the most powerful and innovative project management software for marketing and ad agencies, design firms, in-house creative departments and everyone else in the creative industry.

About Creative Performance

Creative Performance Inc. is a niche-consulting firm for the Marketing Services industry (Brand + Agency). We specialize in measurably improving our clients’ throughput, resourcing, realization rates, utilization rates, quality and project profitability, while protecting creativity. CPI brings a balanced approach that emphasizes harmony between People, Process + Technology. Clients include small, mid-market and enterprise organizations across North America. CPI is an Oracle Agile PLM Gold Partner and Workamajig® Expert Partner, tackling their most complex and sophisticated clients, including their largest enterprise deployments.

About Clear Night

Headquartered in Saint Paul, MN, Clear Night is a marketing services holding company and subsidiary of Evening Post Industries (EPI), one of the most storied and well-respected communications and media organizations in the United States. Clear Night’s holdings consist of Modern Climate, Gabriel deGrood Bendt (GdB), GdB-Pitch and Ackmann & Dickenson. Services include Advertising, PR, Promotion, Website Dev, Software Engineering, Graphic Design, Packaging, Digital Animation and Management Services. All agencies are physically located in MN and are in the process of migrating approximately 120 employees to headquarters.

About: CPI

Creative Performance Inc. (CPI) is a marketing operations consultancy for the marketing services industry (both Agency + In-House). We specialize in improving our client’s Organizational Agility and Operational Resilience, through a seamless integration of industry best practices, mar-tech and business intelligence.  CPI is an AgencyStory®, Deltek®, Oracle Agile and Workamajig® partner.

About: Vanessa Vollum Edwards

Hailing from Portland, OR, Vanessa graduated from university with a degree in Philosophy. An amateur helicopter and fixed wing pilot since age sixteen, she began her first career as a pilot for LifeFlight. Upon completing her MBA, Vanessa was recruited by a fellow classmate into becoming the CFO/COO for a digital agency experiencing rapid growth. The agency was acquired in 2010. Over the last decade, Vanessa has built a strategic consultancy focused on empowering agency principals, accelerating growth, increasing profitability and deploying agency management software.  She is a founder of AgencyStory®, a patent pending curated analytics solution for the marketing services industry.

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