Top Five Ways to Optimize Operations During Mergers and Acquisitions

Lee Ann Moore Large-scale organizational changes, such as mergers or acquisitions, offer significant opportunities for improving profitability and cash flow through optimizing the delivery of internal operations. Yet many organizations become overwhelmed with the amount of data, decisions, and deadlines they face during mergers, divestitures, or layoffs. How can operations be optimized in times of [...]

The Atos Origin and Siemens Partnership: Will the Sum of the Parts be Greater Than the Whole?

Lee Ayling, Managing Director, Information Technology Advisory, UK Nico Boot, Executive Director, Information Technology Advisory, Europe & Asia Pacific Stan Lepeak, Managing Director, Global Research On December 14th Atos Origin and Siemens announced their intention to form a global strategic partnership. According to the release, “Siemens will contribute its Siemens IT Solutions and Services for [...]

Knowledge Management in 10 Easy Steps: How to Jumpstart Your Strategy

Michele Gentry and Robert Jacobs, Project Directors If you are reading this, you may have decided it is time to take knowledge management (KM) seriously. Perhaps you have seen the effects of lost knowledge and are working from lessons learned. Or maybe you are a visionary who understands there is no time like the present [...]