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INDUSTRIES
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products and Services
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Private Equity
  • Retail
  • Technology and Telecommunications
  • Transportation
BUSINESS FUNCTIONS
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Operations
  • Organization
  • Risk
  • Strategy and Corporate Finance
  • Sustainability and Resource Productivity
  • Technology

RESEARCH AND INSIGHTS
Helping Leaders Avoid a Crisis with Empathy, Gratitude and Generosity

As Seen in PRSA by Michelle Marasch Ouellette The tone-deaf elite. We can cite example after example, some extreme. Take former BP CEO To...

The Innovation Commitment

Innovation winners are extending their lead by setting a bold, yet plausible, aspiration grounded in a clear view of the economic value t...

How It Works: Cloud Platforms Which Can “See” Video

While the use of cloud computing platforms has grown to be ubiquitous in most organizations, the capabilities of cognitive computing to “...

How It Works: Cognitive Computing / Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence has been an aspirational goal of computing since the conception of the computer, but we may be getting closer tha...

How It Works: Cloud Security

Based on the IDG 2018 Cloud Computing Study, 77% of organizations have at least a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure in...

How It Works: Cloud Microservices

Software development has traditionally been a slow and resource-intensive process in most organizations. Gathering requirements, creating...

How to Help the Employees You Gain in a Merger Succeed

Young companies are often acquired more for their talent than for their products, services, or ongoing operations—especially when the acq...

How It Works: Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT capabilities impact our lives every day – from the cars we drive to the city parking meters and traffic lights, to the laundry machin...

How It Works: Blockchain

Blockchain technologies are transforming corporate supply chain processes across the globe in many industries; yet, many senior executive...

How It Works: Cybersecurity Incident Response Platform (IRP)

A company’s response to a cybersecurity incident requires orchestrating resources from across the organization including Technology, Secu...

Whiteboard Session: Every Business Is a Software Business. Five Ways that Change Management.

Join us for this quick whiteboard discussion with Jeff Gothelf and Joshua Seiden where we explore 5 key components of executing more effe...

WHITEBOARD SESSION: The 3 Myths of Collaboration. It’s Not a Fad or a “Soft” Topic.

When more than one business unit works together in order to address customers’ toughest problems, revenues grow exponentially.  It is a p...

The Explainer: Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

As a firm, we are fortunate to have many professionals who—in addition to their years of experience with market-leading, established comp...

Why IT Fumbles Analytics

Based on our experience from designing and implementing big data and analytics solutions for companies across multiple industries, these ...

Illustration: 21st-Century Talent Spotting

We have all encountered new hires who seemed to be perfect on paper; yet, when met with the realities of the position, they fail miserabl...

Selling Products is Good. Selling Projects Can Be Even Better.

For Nike or Adidas, a focus on selling projects would mean helping someone do something more specific, such as running the Boston Maratho...

The Explainer: How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight

Join us for this 2-minute video illustration of the six effective tactics to create productive conflict with a focus on resolving issues,...

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

Since 2012, some very visible corporate digital transformation initiatives failed to deliver the expected results – GE, Ford, Nike, and P...

The Best Strategic Leaders Balance Agility and Consistency

The best performers are, of course, consistent. Consistent leaders work hard and show up on time. They set goals for themselves and their...

Do Entrepreneurs Need a Strategy?

Some start-up founders follow a business plan; others operate by the seat of their pants.  This article looks at how entrepreneurs can ca...

Agile at Scale

By now, most business leaders are familiar with agile innovation teams.  These small, entrepreneurial groups are designed to stay close t...

The Explainer: Balancing Two Types of Company Performance

In working with our clients, we have found that many companies focus almost exclusively on tactical performance. This perspective is esse...