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  • »Riding the Waves of Healthcare Risk
    The modern healthcare system is much like the ocean—stormy, choppy, and hostile at times, soothing, calm and inviting at others. For surfers, the more waves you go for, the more you will catch, and the more likely you’ll “wipe-out.”
  • »The Department of Defense Wants a New Mantra
    “Do more with less.” It’s become a tired refrain that U.S. Department of Defense leadership is all too familiar with hearing from all directions, whether it is their direct superiors, Congress, or the Executive.
  • »Things Go Wrong
    Things go wrong. Anyone who plays poker knows this. One moment you’re on the verge of a royal flush, and the next, you pull a six of diamonds, and you’re called. Things do indeed go wrong.
  • »The Next Big Thing
    Consultants are always looking for the next big thing, the innovation that will see clients storming through their gates, bypassing pesky procurement departments, and writing blank checks for the magic mousetrap that whitens and brightens and cleans windows, too.
  • »JP Morgan and The Whale: A Parable
    After a tumultuous period of banking hyper-regulation after 2008, no one would have suspected in 2012 that JP Morgan, the world’s largest bank, had ineffective controls in place that left the company flat-footed when its “rogue” trader had taken untenable, long-term positions on Credit Default Swaps.
  • »Optimizing Manufacturing Strategy
    Bloomberg News recently reported that GE intends to use 3D printers to produce 85,000 fuel nozzles for its newest jet engine, a significant leap for a technology that until now has largely been confined to prototyping tasks.
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Travel Advisory

  • »Marriott Goes Big in NYC
    Marriott International, Inc. and G Holdings opened what they’re calling an “iconic addition” to the New York skyline, a combined 378-room Courtyard hotel and 261-suite Residence Inn hotel in midtown Manhattan. The $320 million, 68-story property is the tallest single-use hotel in North America.
  • »Best Places to Stay: Travel Bounces Back
    Consultants are on the road again, at least according to the results of our annual Best Places to Stay survey.
  • »FAA: ‘Staffing Challenges’ Causing Delays
    In case you haven’t noticed, non-weather related delays at U.S. airports are on the rise. (And I know you’ve noticed that weather-related delays are definitely on the rise.)
  • »Hilton’s Building Boom
    Coming off a whirlwind 2012, Hilton Worldwide is the fastest growing global hospitality company by number of rooms.
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Book It!

  • »Excerpt: Procurement as Productivity
    The following is an excerpt from the book Procurement 20/20: Supply Entrepreneurship in a Changing World by a quartet of McKinsey & Company consultants—Peter Spiller, Nicolas Reinecke, Drew Ungerman and Henrique Teixera.
  • »Review: The Risk-Driven Business Model
    Most companies focus their innovation on new products.
  • »Review: Lead Positive
    Today’s business leaders face intense pressure to deliver results in an uncertain, chaotic, and high-stress business environment.
  • »Review: Step Up
    No matter what your title or place in the organization chart, you have the potential to be a leader.
  • »The Three Rules
    Earlier this year, Deloitte Consulting’s Mumtaz Ahmed and Michael Raynor published The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies Think. The authors set out to answer what was, in their mind, the ultimate business question—how do some companies achieve exceptional performance over the long haul?
  • »Thinking in New Boxes
    Creativity is key if you are to thrive in a time of accelerating change, according to The Boston Consulting Group’s Luc De Brabandere and Alan Iny.
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  • Human Resources Consulting
    Services aimed at managing the employee “lifecycle”; consulting around the people component of change management; and improving the effectiveness of the HR function.
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  • Strategy Consulting
    Services that affect the long-term growth prospects of client companies, and their capabilities that enable growth. These services include, but are not limited to, strategic planning, organizational strategy, marketing, sales, branding strategy, and financial strategy.
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  • Operations Management Consulting:
    Services that improve the effectiveness of the value chain, including research and development; sourcing raw materials or components; production; delivery; and customer interaction. These services create more effective client operations by advising on and aiding in the implementation of changes to the client’s operational footprint, management systems, processes, and employee behavior.
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    Consulting services that include design and construction of IT–related business functions; construction, installation and testing of enterprise applications that support those business functions, infrastructure services that support enterprise applications; IT strategy and planning.
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  • 7 8 2014
    »A Celebration of the Rising Stars of the Profession: 35 Under 35
    What can one say about our inaugural gathering of the Rising Stars of the Profession: 35 Under 35? Well, as it turns out, plenty.
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  • 7 8 2014
    »Strategic Thinking
    PwC’s move to acquire Booz & Company and create the Strategy& co-brand is bold, shrewd and just may be the game-changing move the consulting profession’s been waiting on for a long time. Convergence continues… and now accelerates.
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  • 6 5 2014
    »The Top 25 Consultants 2014
    The Top 25 Consultants are here. And, once again, we’ve done our very best to capture the true essence of their extraordinary client work.
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  • 6 5 2014
    »Employees Now Own Point B
    Point B Inc., the Seattle-based perennial powerhouse on Consulting magazine’s annual Best Firms to Work For ranking, announced that its employees now own 100 percent of the company’s stock.
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  • 5 2 2014
    »IBM Commits $100 Million to Expand ‘Interactive Experience’
    IBM launches 10 new Experience labs globally, adds 1,000 employees.
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  • 3 5 2014
    »The 2014 Seven Small Jewels
    One thing's remained consistent throughout every phase of the economy—Consulting’s Seven Small Jewels simply outperform the overall market every time.
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  • 2 7 2014
    »The 2014 Executive Outlook: Greener Pastures, Sunnier Skies
    Based on the results of our Executive Outlook survey, which measures what firm leaders are forecasting for 2014, it appears the consulting profession feels pretty good about where we are and where we’re going.
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  • 1 8 2014
    »The 2013 Women Leaders in Consulting
    The impact of women on the consulting profession is certainly significant and growing every year. To recognize their achievements, Consulting magazine brought the profession together last month at the St. Regis New York to honor this year’s winners.
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  • 1 8 2014
    »TayganPoint CEO Wins EY Award
    Lambertville-N.J.-based TayganPoint Consulting Group’s CEO and co-founder Joy Taylor was named as one of The 2013 EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women.
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  • 1 8 2014
    »Case Study: Aon Hewitt Helps Hit Hiring Jackpot for Caesars Entertainment
    In preparation for the opening of a new casino in Cincinnati, Ohio, Caesars Entertainment—one of the world’s best known gaming brands—needed a recruiting solution that could efficiently process high applicant volumes within tight time frames, while delivering a quality candidate experience for its newest casino, Horseshoe Cincinnati. Caesars turned to Aon Hewitt for help.
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