Author: Jan Twombly
Recently, an alliance professional asked us how to conduct a “health check” of a pre-competitive consortium. Like many research-intensive companies, his company belonged to - and had made investments in - many of these organizations. To maximize their return on investment, the company appointed an alliance professional to manage it, so naturally, he wants to apply the tools of alliance management. This article explains how we’ve applied our Vital Signs Alliance Operations Effectiveness Assessment to consortia, collaborative networks and other multi-party alliances.