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A Message to Our ASAP Member Community
A Message to Our ASAP Member Community

The global health crisis involving COVID-19 has forced all of us to change how and where we’re working, how we’re living, where we’re going (or not going), and so much more. Our hearts go out to all those whose health has been affected by this crisis, or who have loved ones they... Continue Reading

04/4/2020


AI Is Simple—Until It’s Not
AI Is Simple—Until It’s Not

ASAP members, the Q1 2020 edition of Strategic Alliance Quarterly is now in your hands, and we hope you enjoy our feature that examines some of the early tenets emerging around still-nascent artificial intelligence (AI) alliances that now dot all walks of business. Per usual, this blog serves as a... Continue Reading

03/26/2020


Making Adjustments: ASAP Global Alliance Summit Now in June!
Making Adjustments: ASAP Global Alliance Summit Now in June!

We’ve all had the experience of an unexpected event that suddenly threw a wrench into our alliances or our lives. Depending on the nature of the event, its magnitude, and how close to home it hits, we generally do our best to understand how the landscape has changed, adjust to the... Continue Reading

03/9/2020


It’s Here: New Handbook Supplement Covers IT Partnering Principles and Practices
It’s Here: New Handbook Supplement Covers IT Partnering Principles and Practices

Nothing remains static for long—not in alliances and partnering, and not in most industries today. Take your eye off the ball, and you may miss an important trend with far-reaching implications. Drift away from strategy and lose focus, and your competitive edge may be eroded as well.... Continue Reading

02/29/2020


Back to the…Mainframe? Not Exactly, but the Cloud Is Changing ISV-GSI Governance into a Blend of Old
Back to the…Mainframe? Not Exactly, but the Cloud Is Changing ISV-GSI Governance into a Blend of Old

We’ve reached the latter stages of the editing process for the Q1 issue of Strategic Alliance Quarterly, coming out soon. As always, we have some great material that didn’t make the cut for the magazine, so we wanted to use this space to pass along some of the insights that emerged... Continue Reading

02/21/2020


The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) and allianceboard partner to elevate alli
The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) and allianceboard partner to elevate alli

Alliance technology has become an imperative for alliance professionals – ASAP and allianceboard are teaming-up to combine resources, best practices, and technology to support ever-evolving collaboration models. This month, ASAP and allianceboard announced a technology and knowledge... Continue Reading

by Kimberly Miller
02/12/2020


Accelerating Medicines and Jump-Starting Treatments: Public-Private Partnerships Enlist Takeda and O
Accelerating Medicines and Jump-Starting Treatments: Public-Private Partnerships Enlist Takeda and O

As the healthcare and biopharma ecosystem expands and diversifies, the public-private partnership model offers an important sphere of collaboration between biopharma companies, medical institutions, patient advocacy foundations, and governmental entities. Biopharma companies—many ASAP... Continue Reading

01/31/2020


Supreme Allies: ASAP Unveils 2020 Alliance Excellence Award Finalists
Supreme Allies: ASAP Unveils 2020 Alliance Excellence Award Finalists

It is that time of year again. ASAP has revealed its list of Alliance Excellence Award finalists for 2020. Like previous winners before them, this year’s nominees created innovative products, threw lifelines to citizens in need all around the world, increased company profits, got us closer... Continue Reading

01/15/2020


Coopetition Pulse Survey Request from ASAP EPPP Vantage Partners
Coopetition Pulse Survey Request from ASAP EPPP Vantage Partners

In today’s rapidly evolving market ecosystems, interactions between companies are neither simple nor static. Companies engage in both competitive and collaborative interactions with one another; companies that were once considered fierce competitors are now also each other’s most... Continue Reading

12/20/2019


Sales Is Hard; Selling Together Is Harder: Operating in a Collaborative Selling Environment
Sales Is Hard; Selling Together Is Harder: Operating in a Collaborative Selling Environment

Recently I’ve had some interesting conversations with members, both in technology sales and in biopharma, that caused me to reflect on my own years of experience in pharma commercial alliances and also what I know from our members about go-to-market alliances on the tech side. I spent many... Continue Reading

by Michael Leonetti
12/19/2019


Collaboration: Easier Said Than Done
Collaboration: Easier Said Than Done

The following blog was originally posted by ASAP corporate member and Education Provider Partner, The Rhythm of Business. Collaboration is a business buzzword that everyone thinks they know what it means and how to do it, but few truly do; yet it has never been more important than it is today. In... Continue Reading

by Jan Twombly
12/12/2019


Q4 Strategic Alliance Quarterly Sourcing Outtakes: The Power of the First Draft, Ever-Changing Tech
Q4 Strategic Alliance Quarterly Sourcing Outtakes: The Power of the First Draft, Ever-Changing Tech

In our upcoming issues of Strategic Alliance Monthly and Strategic Alliance Quarterly, we will examine the changing nature of supplier collaborations in today’s business world. In a lengthy feature for Strategic Alliance Quarterly, we dive deep into how advanced digital technologies are... Continue Reading

12/11/2019