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The Ubiquity of Partnering and Why Every Company Needs the Ability to Manage Partners Everywhere
A recent MIT Sloan Research Report finds “managing the increasing number and depth of relationships that come with IoT projects” to be essential to realizing business value. An ASAP study finds the “frequency and quality of interaction between firms” is indicative of partnering success. Partnering is indeed ubiquitous - and it must be managed well throughout the organization. This is an organizational imperative.…. read more

Publications & Presentations

As Seen in Strategic Alliance Magazine: Mastering the Speed, Scale, and Scope of Partnering for the Connected Ecosystems of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Our cover story article in the Summer 2016 edition of Strategic Alliance Magazine highlights some of the ways in which partnering practices must change to keep pace with the exponential rate of business transformation unleashed by the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.…. read more

News & Announcements

Partner By Design at the ASAP Biopharma Conference, September 7-9, 2016 in Boston
The Rhythm of Business is proud to once again sponsor and present at THE leading conference for biopharma alliance professionals.….read more

Capabilities Overview: Drive Your Collaboration’s Success

View our latest capabilities presentation and learn how The Rhythm of Business can help you harness partnering and collaboration to drive business performance. Download (pdf)

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