The Best Productivity Consultants in The Windy City

Looking for a top productivity consultant in Chicago?

Productivity consultants help you break the trap of "doing things because that's how they're done." They are neutral observers who provide another perspective on the decisions your company makes. Collaboration consultants recommend how to approach problem solving, decision-making, and executing on action items so you become more outcome oriented instead of task oriented. This approach to decision-making and prioritizing saves money and boosts revenue.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top collaboration consultants in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Chicago Productivity Consultants

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    Maven Wave Partners

    Maven Wave Partners is an IT services company based in Chicago, IL. The team of 150+ is committed to helping clients transition to digital solutions. Founded in 2008, Maven Wave provides IT strategy, cloud, and productivity consulting, as well as software development and design.

    Notable Project

    Maven Wave migrated a large sales team to Google Applications for business. They managed the entire process and ensured all business requirements and credentials were correct.

    "They have an outstanding communication approach. They’ve got a knack for savvy explanations of highly complex, critical tasks. I am dealing with customers and sales managers from five different geographies, and English is their second language and never once did they have any issues understanding." – Campaign Manager, Design & Manufacturing Company

    Former clients
    Nike
    Liberty Mutual
    Disney
    CME Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Google Cloud Partner , Great Place to Work Certified

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    SWC Technology Partners

    Illinois-based IT service provider SWC Technology Partners has been working with mid-market businesses in the Midwest since 1980. With headquarters in Oak Brook, IL and additional offices in Chicago and Indianapolis, IN, SWC has a substantial team of nearly 250 employees. They offer IT managed services, consulting for IT strategy and cloud and mobile app and web development.

    Notable Project

    A community college initially hired SWC to update its help desk and revitalize the network's infrastructure. According to the client, both systems were in "shambles" before SWC came onboard. Now, they engage SWC for managed services and network support. 

    "The employees that SWC Technology Partners sends out are very good, skilled, and talented. They're not afraid to take on something they don't know about." – IT Director, Community College 

    Former clients
    Batory Foods
    Emkay
    Tandem HR
    SG360
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Microsoft Gold Certified Partner , Inc. 5000: Fastest Growing Companies in America (2012-2016), , Davey Award Winner

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    Framework IT

    Framework Communications is a business technology firm based in Chicago. Since 2008, their team of around 10 employees has been specializing in IT managed services, cybersecurity, cloud consulting & SI. 

    Notable Project

    Framework Communications provides ongoing IT consulting for a furniture store. They perform network and hardware maintenance via a ticketing system and provide other guidance as needed. 

    "In addition to helping us acquire a web development resource, Framework’s consulting services helped us onboard several retail partners." —President, Furniture Store

    Former clients
    Anshe Emet Synagogue
    MATTER
    Sterling Bay
    Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    19 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    360 Channel Partners (2015-2016), , Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For (2015), , BBB: Accredited Business

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    Bandwidth Simplified

    Bandwidth Simplified is a managed services provider based in Chicago. Founded in 2012, the team of under 10 specializes in IT managed services, cloud consulting and SI, and productivity, collaboration and UC consulting and SI.

    Notable Project

    Bandwidth Simplified worked on telecommunications services for a real estate firm. They installed services on multiple properties including internet, POTS, and VoIP. They also assisted with pricing and user training. The client was satisfied with the project results.

    “Everything they’ve done has gone well. Their work helps make our process more efficient and frees up time on my end. I don’t have to worry about their work.” – Director of Information Technology, Real Estate Firm

    Former clients
    Ace Hardware
    Chicago Botanic Garden
    Goose Island
    Epilepsy Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
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    Mindsight

    Based in Downers Grove, Ill., Mindsight is a technology consulting firm that was founded in 2004. Their team of about 65 employees specializes in managed IT services, cloud consulting & SI, and IT strategy consulting. 

    Notable Project

    Mindsight managed a healthcare company's network infrastructure. The agency was responsible for everything, from configuration to monitoring. The client was impressed with Mindsight's attention to detail and their dedication to understanding the company's needs. 

    "Out of all our other providers, Mindsight worked the hardest in understanding what were the challenges that we were having, before prescribing a solution." —VP of Operations, Healthcare Company

    Former clients
    Carver Pump
    Doumak
    Cayan
    Lindemann Chimney
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Downers Grove, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Cisco Partner Summit: Midwest Region Award Winner (2014-2015) , Cisco: Digital and Social Marketer of the Year (2016)

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    Shartega IT

    Shartega IT is an IT firm in Chicago. Founded in 2001, they have about 13 employees that serve clients in a wide range of sectors. Services include IT managed services, cybersecurity, and IT strategy consulting.

    Notable Project

    Shartega IT provides managed IT services for a luxury car dealership. They handle all of the partner's IT hardware and software, resolving issues as they arise. Their services have received positive feedback, and the partner described them as reliable.

    "All it takes is a phone call or email and they’re on it." –Administrator, Luxury Car Dealership

    Former clients
    Loeber Motors
    Gerald Auto Group Naperville
    Post Oak Property Management
    Advanced Foot & Ankle
    Fitzgerald Earles Architects and Associates
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Des Plaines, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
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