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Consulting Thought Leadership

Our Executive Viewpoints provide insights on the challenges and opportunities that matter most. You’ll find our best strategic thinking and practical advice on topical issues, as well as perennial themes, related to achieving IT-enabled performance breakthroughs

Executive Viewpoint

Accelerating Digital in P&C Insurance to Weather the Perfect Storm of Uncertainties

Barbara Beller, Associate Partner

The Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance industry is in the midst of a perfect storm of challenges. This executive viewpoint provides an overview of the challenges and risks P&C insurers face today and explores several critical areas that will allow them to weather the storm of uncertainty and create a competitive edge.

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Executive Viewpoint

Trump's Impact on Pharma

Stephen Chen, Associate Partner and Manu Aggarwal, Practice Director

The United States is an important market for major pharmaceutical companies, as its consumers pay the highest per capita drug prices in the world and account for the plurality of their revenues. Will Big Pharma heed the call to bring jobs back home?

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Navigating the New World (Dis)Order

Todd Hintze, Managing Partner and Mark Lade, Associate Partner

Thus far, the banking industry has expressed optimism regarding the Trump administration’s policy announcements, particularly with respect to potential rollbacks of Dodd-Frank regulations. This executive viewpoint highlights why this euphoria may be short-lived as some potential policies have strong downsides.

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Transformation Breakthrough Performance

Executive Viewpoint

Why Many Transformation Efforts Don't Achieve Breakthrough Performance

Cecilia Edwards, Partner

Today’s intensely competitive business arena and the increasing pace of change in technology place companies in a time of unprecedented transformation, shaping and reshaping the way they do business.

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Executive Viewpoint

Staving Off Maturity: Strategic Innovation

Cecilia Edwards, Partner

The challenge of maintaining business growth is often the greatest for those organizations that seem to have the most strength and longevity. This executive viewpoint highlights the need for businesses to rely on strategic innovation in order to stave off maturity.

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Staving off Maturity: Strategic Innovation
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Executive Viewpoint

Business Model Battles

Marvin Newell, Managing Partner

The market’s need for transformation is driving a competitive war, pitting legacy service provider models against those of innovators. This viewpoint provides insights on how service providers can develop strategies to win the battle and how customers should position themselves to take advantage of the victors

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Future Proofing Your IT Services Model

Cecilia Edwards, Partner; Jimit Arora, Partner

IT is largely driving today’s business transformation and disruption. In order to avoid becoming laggards, businesses must be willing to leverage the full power of technology. This viewpoint provides forward-looking insights on new IT service delivery models to meet this need

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Executive Viewpoint

The Power of IT as a Service

Peter Bendor-Samuel, Founder & CEO

More than ever before, IT has the potential to create new growth sources and drive differentiation for the business. But a gap persists between business users’ expectations and the reality of the services IT delivers. This executive viewpoint details how the new structure called IT-as-a-Service can align IT and the business to maximize the value that IT delivers

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Executive Viewpoint

Services Transition

Mark Lade, Associate Partner; Lenny Joiner, Senior Director

Agreements establish the promise of value. Execution creates it. And the first step of execution is transition. This viewpoint paper provides detailed insights on how to successfully transition from “how things are” to “how things will be”

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Executive Viewpoint

Sole Source Outsourcing

Peter Bendor-Samuel, Founder & CEO

As companies look for ways to streamline the outsourcing process, many reasons make sole sourcing a viable, cost- and time-saving option. This executive viewpoint details when sole sourcing makes sense and, if it does, how to establish a successful sole-source approach

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