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Explore the Interactive Finance Transformation Playbook

 The IBM 2010 CFO Study identified a group of outperforming Finance organizations, which we call Value Integrators. Value Integrators excel at two capabilities: 1) Finance efficiency brought about by process and data consistency, which helps unlock the...

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Clearing the clouds: Shining a light on successful Enterprise Risk Management

Risk is inherent within every business ecosystem, adding to a multitude of existing challenges of operating in today’s global business climate. The threat of catastrophic loss – from terrorism, natural disasters, financial mismanagement, IT security breaches,...

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Your Digital Reinvention journey begins here

IBM helps organizations fundamentally redesign processes, experiences and infrastructure to create new sources of value and drive greater efficiencies through Digital Reinvention™. Our consultants help you apply advanced technologies embedded with AI, automation and analytics to modernize enterprise IT infrastructure and optimize operations.

The M&A Risk Game

The risk management process in M&A happens through a set of synchronous activities.   Diligence is happening at the same time the contract terms are being negotiated.  Integration planning happens whilst both sides resolve pre-close...

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Value Integrators continue to outperform through 2010 – all measures, all time periods.

The IBM 2010 Global CFO Study and companion paper “ Journey to a Value Integrator ” have been receiving a great deal of exposure and positive press over the past 18 months.   As we continue to mine and analyze the extensive data collected from the IBM 2010...

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Insights from our 2011 IBM Global CIO Study

It is a very exciting time in Business & Technology innovation.  Globalization, cloud computing, ubiquitous high speed access and new business models are all dramatically increasing the complexity of business and are also creating significant...

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Cultivating Creative Leadership in an Age of Complexity

When a majority of the 1,500 CEOs who participated in our 2010 Global CEO Study identified ‘creativity’ is the most important leadership quality for leaders over the next five years, it certainly got our attention.  Intrigued, we began to explore how...

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Social business are we asking the right questions?

Social business is driving many changes in behaviour both within the organization and in the market place generally, but the really big shift is the area of consumer to consumer interaction. Consumers talking to each other, via social media, represent an...

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Explosive Growth for Privately Owned Enterprises in China

One of the most exciting things about consulting in China is working with the many Privately Owned Enterprises (POEs) who are achieving explosive growth in their businesses.  Our teams feel they are helping to build China’s future success. Many of the leaders...

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Embedding innovation to drive growth

How does an organization out perform its competitors? Successful organizations grow faster than their competitors and convert their growth into greater shareholder value.   Organic growth methods provide necessary but incremental growth. Gains through...

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Driving the social business agenda – New conversations and new capabilities

A few short years ago, the developing social networking space was regarded as somewhat of a curiosity. Many organizations looked on with some indifference as social networking sites such as Facebook started to emerge. But all that has changed dramatically in a...

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A value chain management vision

Volatile global market conditions, customer demand variability, and increasing customer expectations all require optimal value chain configurations. A predictive, demand-driven value chain model makes it possible to smooth volatility through an optimal...

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Customer Analytics Pave the New Path to Value

A strong focus on customer-related analytics is one of the key attributes that distinguishes the most analytically sophisticated organizations identified in our recent research, Analytics: The new path to value . It is also a focus of the new IBM initiative,...

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