Top Priorities for Practice Leaders

15 May 2023

Join Deltek’s Linda Dininger and the ACA’s Matt Tence as they explore the data behind industry trends from the soon-to-be-released 2023 Deltek Clarity Report. Discussion topics will include technology trends, business strategies and policies, workplace issues and business development.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Linda Dininger is replacing Megan Miller as speaker.


What are some of the biggest challenges for practices? What are the key opportunities to take advantage of? Dive into the major themes that emerged in the 2023 Deltek Clarity Report, from concerns around interest rates and inflation to increased focus on technology and sustainable growth. Discussion topics to help inform your practice strategy include:

  • General outlook on growth opportunities, threats, priorities, challenges for project management and project information
  • Technology trends and how practices plan to address tech adoption challenges
  • Key Performance Indicator tracking and data confidence
  • Business strategies and policies
  • Employee-related issues and the importance of mental health and wellbeing
  • Business strategies and increasing profitability


Linda Dininger, Senior Product Marketing Specialist, Deltek

Linda Dininger spent over 20 years creating marketing content for architecture, engineering and construction firms. She also is a former Deltek Vision user and has implemented a CRM solution that transformed the way the business development group managed their contacts and pipeline. Now as a Senior Product Marketing Specialist with Deltek, Linda works with architecture & engineering firms around the world to help improve their business processes through technology.

Matthew Tence, Practice Manager, Jackson Clements Burrows

Matthew Tence has extensive experience in business and operations management, leading architecture and design practices in Australia. His skills and experience include accounts / finance, resourcing, human resources, fees, contracts, IT, marketing and facilities. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Design – Landscape Architecture, and he is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Matthew is Treasurer and Committee Member for the Victoria/Tasmania Branch of the Association of Consulting Architects.


Wednesday 31 May 2023

11am–12pm AEST (WA 9–10am; NT & SA 10.30–11.30am; Qld, ACT, NSW, Tas & Vic 11am–12pm)


Completion of this 1 hour webinar and submission of the self-checked assessment task will deliver 1 formal CPD point.

AACA NSCA: Practice Management and Professional Conduct – PC2, PC4

Learning outcomes: Participation in this webinar will give an understanding of a current snapshot of architecture business sentiment for our region, as context for attendees’ own practice planning. Includes the general outlook on opportunities, threats, priorities, challenges for project management and project information; technology issues and trends; tracking of KPIs and project data; business strategies and policies; and workforce/employee issues.

The webinar will include time for Q&A with the speakers and CPD assessment task. Certificates will be provided following participation in the full webinar and online submission of answers to CPD questions.


Members – $25
Non-members $40

*One ticket per attendee.

Book your place below. (If the form doesn’t work on your device, head to the trybooking page.)


For more information, contact Katherine Ygosse