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May 2020

Consulting Services Delivered in Today’s Crazy World – Part 3 of 3

A frequent question with potential clients recently is the ability to deliver value in a virtual environment. While we are providing targeted value for all our current clients virtually today, we will explore some of the most demanded services with the current economic environment in the last part of our 3-part series. There are existing […]

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May 2020

Consulting Services Delivered in Today’s Crazy World – Part 2 of 3

A frequent question with potential clients recently is the ability to deliver value in a virtual environment. While we are providing targeted value for all our current clients virtually today, we will explore some of the most demanded services with the current economic environment in this 3-part series. Cash management and forecasting services – these […]

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May 2020

Consulting Services Delivered in Today’s Crazy World – Part 1 of 3

A frequent question with potential clients recently is the ability to deliver value in a virtual environment. While we are providing targeted value for all our current clients virtually today, we will explore some of the most demanded services with the current economic environment in this 3-part series. Assessments – are typically quick hitting engagements […]

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April 2020

Controlling Costs in the Cloud – AWS and Azure – Part 1

Last year at the Intercon Conference in Las Vegas, I found myself queued in the bar line alongside the rest of the attendees after a long day of presentations. To pass the time I struck up a conversation with the man in front of me who I learned was the CIO of an ecommerce company […]

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April 2020

Six Steps to Conquer Complexity

People yearn for simplicity.  Whether it’s inside or outside work, contending with a multitude of obligations, considerations, opportunities and challenges can be overwhelming. When we feel bogged down and are greeted by more complexity around every corner, simple answers are alluring. This is a phenomenon that’s not gone unnoticed by people who want to make […]

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April 2020

CORE CATALYSTS Rapid Cash Management (RCM) Assessment

We’re all in uncharted territory with the Covid-19 pandemic. Companies that last through this crisis will have Executives who rapidly assessed these new circumstances, recognized patterns and opportunities, and acted with urgency to take immediate action to pivot and financially secure their companies. Those that don’t may not survive … Right now, your company’s responsibility […]

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March 2020

9 Steps to Reduce Risks in Global Supply Chains

Many companies embrace global supply chains for the financial and competitive advantages they offer. Some have no choice because the raw materials or products they require only exist or are manufactured in certain parts of the world. But, for all the benefits associated with global supply chains, there are also risks. Those risks include transportation […]

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March 2020

Are You Scenario Planning Around the Coronavirus?

Without wanting to further add to the concern and hysteria around COVID-19 (aka the Coronavirus), fears that there might be a widespread epidemic here in the US are causing widespread business uncertainty (just look at the swings in the stock market the last few days). This raises questions on how well prepared many business are […]

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March 2020

Inside the Mind of a Consultant…

Once you understand what is going on in the mind of a Consultant, it becomes a lot easier to make sense of what they are doing and why. So why not take a moment and come step inside a Consultants brain (don’t worry, it’s a bright and fun place to spend some time). Editor’s Note: […]

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February 2020

Three Reasons Why It Pays To Have An External Perspective

  People sometimes ask me “why do companies hire consultants like you?” There are many reasons, but the one I most often point to when answering why companies hire (and get high returns on their investment from) consultants is this: because they want, like, or need an external perspective … Think about it like this: […]

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