Episode 40

April 27, 2023

(Part 1) How To Achieve More Successful Outcomes from Implementation Projects w/ Shane Anastasi

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Welcome to part 1 of a two part episode with author, speaker, entrepreneur, and professional services strategic advisor, Shane Anastasi. Shane is currently the CEO and founder of PS Principles and joins us to discuss the biggest challenges professional services teams face and his key philosophies for being a better project leader and driving better client outcomes.

Other topics also discussed in this episode include:

  • The downfalls of traditional PMI training and the importance of defining professional services within your organization
  • Moving away from order taking to celebrating services and its impact
  • How to become more consulting oriented towards customers and improve the customers desired long-term outcomes
  • Embracing the idea of proactive escalations instead of reactive escalations
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Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Success Engineering

Banoo Behboodi is a 20+ year software and services leader with extensive experience executing change initiatives with oversight of Customer Success, Professional Services and Delivery and Consulting functions. Banoo’s earlier experiences with AT&T Mobility, Coca-Cola Company and Ernst & Young leading key transformational and compliance projects, provided the foundation needed to be an effective leader and a change agent with a customer first mindset. Banoo is passionate about driving continuous improvement through sharing best practices and empowering resources through technology and analytics to optimize performance and job satisfaction while driving business outcomes.


Brent Trimble

Vice President, Value Engineering

Brent brings more than 15+ year’s of leadership experience in Management Consulting, Strategic Delivery, Marketing services and product development firms to his technology role at Kantata. As the VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in identifying process improvement potential, business optimization and key health metrics for alignment and orientation.

With deep business understanding through an operator lens - Brent works with Kantata partner firms to refine intrinsic and extrinsic value drivers - giving firm principals the focus required for adoption, mobilization, value realization and ultimately - success.

Prior to joining Kantata, Brent was a client of the platform and held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, and independent marketing consulting firms.