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Taking a Horizontal Approach to the Vertical Partnering Challenge of IoT
Success in the IoT partnering is not happenstance—it takes careful design. Companies that are succeeding are taking a vertical approach - and implementing horizontally to gain the execution muscle required to make partnering replicable and profitable.…. read more

Publications & Presentations

A Mindset for the Biopharmaceutical Alliance Manager in the Era of Connected Ecosystems
First in a series to challenge the profession to “think differently,” we describe a mindset – a way of thinking about the role of the alliance manager that transcends “best practices.” For those new at alliance management – and executives who need to understand what it is all about.…. read more

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Evolve Alliance Practices for the Connected Ecosystems of the Partnering Everywhere World
Online webinar presentation and ASAP NE Chapter event highlight a data-driven learning process to evolve beyond traditional alliance “best practices.”….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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Collaboration is a simple concept, but the details of successful execution make for complexity. Both the collaboration itself and the work of the collaboration must be managed, and that’s where The Rhythm of Business comes in.

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When alliances and collaboration are essential to your strategy, alliance management can’t be seen as an afterthought; it must become part of how work is done across your organization.

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What gets measured, gets managed. We give you a suite of tools to do the job of alliance management. Our trademark assessments, resources, metrics, and other tools allow you to quantify and evaluate the impact of your alliance management function.

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Many courses and workshops teach alliance basics and “best practices.” The Rhythm of Business learning programs are tailored to the specific, just-in-time needs of your organization, your teams, and you.

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