Clear Night Engages CPI | Workamajig Audit

Portland, OR, June 13, 2017 — 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 System + Audit Review, WIP Process Review and Interim Process Training. CPI will be working closely with Clear Night’s agencies to understand the financial, cultural and resource requirements needed to fully operationalize their Workamajig investment.

“We’re pleased to be further collaborating with the Clear Night agencies,” states Vanessa Edwards, President of CPI. “During our engagement, we will be working with senior management to determine how they can improve their processes and implement interim practices to optimize their Workamajig investment.”

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) and Ackmann & Dickenson. Services include advertising, PR, promotion, website development, software engineering, graphic design, packaging, digital animation and management services.

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.

About CPI

Creative Performance Inc. is a consultancy that specializes in agency operations for the marketing services industry (agency and in-house). Over the last decade, CPI has helped over a hundred agencies through complex organizational change, with an emphasis on increasing project throughput, project profitability, client profitability and agency profit. CPI is consulting partners with AgencyStory®, Mavenlink, Oracle® and Workamajig® – helping their clients successfully deploy, adopt and transform in a manner that drives lasting change.

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