How can we and our partners achieve operational excellence in a hybrid meeting environment? A mix of technology, planning, creativity, and flexibility is helping alliance professionals find the answers.
The title of this article came from the participant introductions in our sponsor’s executive roundtable following the 2021 ASAP BioPharma Conference, very nicely summing up the sentiments of the assembled. Regardless of the environment, process, or activity, excellence in alliance management is the North Star we strive for. And oh yes—we are likely doing this in a hybrid meeting setting, with some people in a room physically together and others remote. It creates a new dynamic in many ways, especially for making complex decisions, potentially necessitating a more prescriptive approach than was used when everyone was in a room and had built relationships over multiple opportunities to “hug and break bread,” as Jeff likes to say.
Download the pdf of this article that appears in the Q4 2021 issue of Strategic Alliance Quarterly for and exploration of operational excellence in alliance management and insights on pursuing aspects of it in a hybrid governance meeting environment.