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Consultant, Global Business Services (GBS) Interview



Read this two-page description of a company that received $x million in stimulus funding to implement a smart grid project to serve a large geographic region. It must meet a variety of technical and business requirements listed here. What would you do first?

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Had to read the case, interpret results, and make recommendations during a 30- minute one on one interview. I could spend days on this question, and thinking quick on your feet to provide the most relevant information was the hardest part.

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I would first assemble and decipher the mandatory technical requirements with an employee from the IT department. In addition, make sure that I have a business analyst associate onboard.

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