M&A Automation Best Practices

M&A takes time, but who has time these days?     One of the overarching themes for our M&A Accelerator solution is “Accelerating Deal Cycles.”  Why?  It ends up tha...

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Globally Integrated Enterprises (GIE) in the new economic environment

For many years, IBM has differentiated itself from most companies by the focus on and impact of becoming a globally integrated enterprise. Each support function across and within the businesses is reviewed continuously for opportunities to more globalize and...

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Globalization: Slow Down or Continued Integration?

In recent months we have read much about “currency wars” and national economic interests. The language of economists – and global leaders - has become more combative as uncertainty about the economic future lingers. However, concerns about a slow down in...

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Collaboration: The Lines are Blurring – The Challenges Still Exist

From the early days of groupware, to the present day world of blogs, wikis, and social networking sites, organizations have wrestled with the challenges of connecting employees from disparate locations to share ideas, expertise and good practices. When I first...

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IBM Enterprise Risk Management presentation at AICPA Conference 2010

Last week, I spoke at the AICPA Corporate Controllers' conference in Orlando, a parallel event to one that was held in Las Vegas in July. The conference covers a wide array of to...

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Supply Chain visibility in a new economic environment

In this increasingly complex global economic environment, as the number of supply chain partners increases, the need for accurate, time-sensitive information becomes more acute. But lack of collaboration and integration between supply chain and product...

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Welcome

Welcome to our blog focused on the topics of strategy and transformation. In this uncertain and complex environment, we want to provide a platform for dialogue with you -- business and technology leaders -- around the key topics you are facing every day. From...

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