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  • What Indonesia's Voters Are Saying

    What Indonesia's Voters Are Saying

    The Wall Street Journal, 13 April 2014

    A fickle electorate that votes on the basis of personality makes a unified party message in support of the the candidate essential.

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  • Three Steps to Clarify the Cloud

    Three Steps to Clarify the Cloud

    Defense News, 4 April 2014

    Jeffrey Sorenson, A.T. Kearney partner, explains what “cloud computing” means, the benefits gained from leveraging cloud computing services, and an awareness of the challenges often faced when implementing these services.

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  • Let ROSMA℠ Take Your Organization's Vital Signs

    Let ROSMA℠ Take Your Organization's Vital Signs

    ISM Offerings®;, March 2014

    ROSMA℠ Performance Check allows you as supply chain leaders to quantify your organization’s financial contribution.

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  • Do Organizations of the Future Really Need a Chief Digital Officer?

    Do Organizations of the Future Really Need a Chief Digital Officer?

    Bank Systems &Technology, 27 March 2014

    Charging a single person with executing a digital strategy for the future could be a step in the wrong direction.

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  • Best Practices in Strategic Multichannel Fulfillment

    Best Practices in Strategic Multichannel Fulfillment

    Ivey Business Journal, March-April 2014

    Getting fulfillment right is more mission-critical for a multichannel environment compared to a traditional brick-and-mortar setting.

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  • Unlocking the Value of DHS's Investments

    Unlocking the Value of DHS's Investments

    Homeland Security Today Magazine, March 2014

    Employing six different IT transformation framework perspectives could result in the Department of Homeland Security realizing annual savings of five to 15 percent.

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  • Online Grocery: Strategies to Win Within and Beyond the Store

    Online Grocery: Strategies to Win Within and Beyond the Store

    Supermarket News, 24 March 2014

    In the battle between online grocery and traditional retailers, those who win will innovate and cater to emerging customer needs, thus capturing a disproportionate share of the market. 

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  • How Insurers Can Turn Change to Competitive Advantage

    How Insurers Can Turn Change to Competitive Advantage

    Insurance & Technology, 20 March 2014

    The purpose of innovation is to install foresight into operating decisions, proactively addressing industry trends to give renewed nimbleness to insurers.

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  • Unlocking the Value of Tail Spend

    Unlocking the Value of Tail Spend

    Supply Chain Management Review, March–April 2014

    There are three key considerations organizations must keep in the forefront of their planning when implementing A.T. Kearney’s Advanced Tail Sourcing framework, these include skills, scoping, and change management. 

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  • Connecting the Dots to Cut Costs

    Connecting the Dots to Cut Costs

    Banking Strategies, 3 March 2013

    Banks today need to go beyond traditional cost-cutting methods with an integrated, cross-functional approach across end-to-end value chains.

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  • Answering the Reshoring Question

    Answering the Reshoring Question

    Product Design and Development, 10 February 2014

    The factors that make reshoring interesting such as, low energy costs or a shrinking labor differential with China are inherently cyclical, but no less important for manufacturers. 

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  • U.S. Passes China to Become Most Favored Destination for Foreign Investment, but Washington Could Imperil That

    U.S. Passes China to Become Most Favored Destination for Foreign Investment, but Washington Could Imperil That

    Forbes, 4 February 2014

    Paul A. Laudicina, chairman emeritus of A.T. Kearney and chairman of the Global Business Policy Council, elaborates on A.T. Kearney’s Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index, an ongoing study that measures senior executive sentiment at the world’s largest companies—and which provided compelling research for President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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  • Sharing the Data Wealth through Governance

    Sharing the Data Wealth through Governance

    DefenseNews, 4 February 2014

    Leading companies use their data governance models to leverage data, technology, and analytic assets across the enterprise in order to share their data wealth in an effective and efficient manner. 

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  • From Appliances to Apps: What Does Digital Mean for Banks' Products and Services?

    From Appliances to Apps: What Does Digital Mean for Banks' Products and Services?

    Banktech, 31 January 2014

    Digital disruption is about to up-end traditional bank products and services, and most U.S. banks are not ready for it.

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  • Transforming the Medical Devices Industry through Unique Device Identification

    Transforming the Medical Devices Industry through Unique Device Identification

    MDT, 27 January 2014

    It is important to understand how to not only meet the requirements set forth by UDI, but also exceed them, properly harnessing transformation into opportunity. 

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