The Pullman meeting of IMS-WNAR had, as one of its themes, "Statistical consulting." In this overview of the case studies presented there, an attempt is made to draw together some of the lessons of these papers, showing the diverse role of the statistician in collecting, analyzing and presenting the information contained in the data.
"Consulting: real problems, real interactions, real outcomes, with a resources appendix by Sue Taylor." Statist. Sci. 13 (1) 1 - 29, February 1998. https://doi.org/10.1214/ss/1028905971