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Summit Preview: Could Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Be the Keys to a Culture of Collaboration?

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Summit Preview: Could Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Be the Keys to a Culture of Collaboration?

Posted By Michael Burke, Monday, March 8, 2021 Many organizations today are striving to become better workplaces. It’s long overdue—but the events of 2020 have accelerated a trend yet again. Issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion—known in shorthand as DEI—have now... Continue Reading

03/8/2021


Another Day at Light SpeedASAP Roundtable Examines Changes Facing the Profession

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Another Day at Light SpeedASAP Roundtable Examines Changes Facing the Profession

Posted By Jon Lavietes and Michael Burke, Friday, March 5, 2021Updated: Monday, March 8, 2021 To borrow from the old ’80s movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, alliance work moves pretty fast, and if professionals don’t stop and look around once in a while, they might miss trends... Continue Reading

03/5/2021


Summit Preview: How Citrix and Its Partners Ushered in the Future of Work—“New Normal” Version
Summit Preview: How Citrix and Its Partners Ushered in the Future of Work—“New Normal” Version

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Thursday, March 4, 2021 On any given day, ASAP members are hard at work accomplishing critical company objectives on behalf of their employers or clients—increasing revenues, producing new feature sets or suites of products, expanding into new geographies, or... Continue Reading

03/4/2021


Summit Preview: Celestial Days Ahead for Alliance Professionals?

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Summit Preview: Celestial Days Ahead for Alliance Professionals?

Posted By Michael Burke, Monday, March 1, 2021 ASAP audiences have learned a lot from Jay McBain, principal analyst for channel partnerships and alliances at Forrester Research. His writings, past addresses to the ASAP Global Alliance Summit, and other appearances in print and in person have... Continue Reading

03/1/2021


The Power of Seven: Netcast Webinar Reveals Habits That Help Alliance Professionals Deliver Value

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The Power of Seven: Netcast Webinar Reveals Habits That Help Alliance Professionals Deliver Value

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Thursday, February 18, 2021 Yes, 2020 was a rough year for most, but if there was any consolation for alliance managers it’s that the value of partnerships has never been clearer than in these pandemic circumstances. Of course, with increased scrutiny comes more... Continue Reading

02/18/2021


Peak Experience: 2021 ASAP Global Alliance Summit Delivers Everything You Need to Know About Collab

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Peak Experience: 2021 ASAP Global Alliance Summit Delivers Everything You Need to Know About Collab

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Friday, February 12, 2021 You can’t excel at any craft if you don’t fine-tune your tools and techniques. The 2021 ASAP Global Alliance Summit, the alliance professional’s best annual forum for learning new tricks of the trade, is a little over a month... Continue Reading

02/12/2021


More Than Just Chemistry: Partnering Rules to Live By in 2021

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More Than Just Chemistry: Partnering Rules to Live By in 2021

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Thursday, January 28, 2021 Ben Gomes-Casseres, CSAP, an author, ASAP thought leader, and professor at Brandeis University who has studied alliance strategy for more than three decades and still teaches a class on alliance management, kicked off this year’s ASAP... Continue Reading

01/28/2021


Burning Differences: “Fireside ChaExplores How to Bridge Gaps in IT, Pharma Alliance Cultures

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Burning Differences: “Fireside ChaExplores How to Bridge Gaps in IT, Pharma Alliance Cultures

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Friday, January 8, 2021 The IT and biopharma industries make up a good portion of the strategic alliance and ASAP communities’ foundation. For many years, these two verticals worked largely in separate spheres where they approached alliances in different ways that... Continue Reading

01/8/2021


Partnering by the Dashboard Light: Digital Platforms Help Organize Fast-Growing Alliance Portfolios

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Partnering by the Dashboard Light: Digital Platforms Help Organize Fast-Growing Alliance Portfolios

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Biopharma alliances have been steadily growing in number and complexity. In the early drug development phases, companies are shifting R&D responsibilities to an increasingly diverse array of CROs, academic institutions, startups,... Continue Reading

11/25/2020


Check the Method: BioPharma Conference Panel Explores Drug Modality Alliances

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Check the Method: BioPharma Conference Panel Explores Drug Modality Alliances

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Friday, November 20, 2020 Groundbreaking medical treatments come in many forms. The average person is likely to associate the pharmaceutical industry’s role in healing with prescription and over-the-counter drugs. While the pills, capsules, tablets, and liquids they... Continue Reading

11/20/2020


New Skills for a Different Sport: Alliance Managers Wade into M&A, Integration Waters
New Skills for a Different Sport: Alliance Managers Wade into M&A, Integration Waters

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Friday, November 13, 2020 Mergers, acquisitions, and divestments is a different world from alliance management, yet these disciplines end up overlapping from time to time, so some alliance managers have gotten a taste of it in small doses. Should alliance managers dip their... Continue Reading

11/13/2020


The End of the Transactional CRO?

BioPharma Conference

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The End of the Transactional CRO?

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Monday, October 19, 2020 Clinical trials have undergone a bit of a transformation in recent years. Much like what has happened with pharmaceutical manufacturing operations over the last decade and more, clinical trial site management is becoming less transactional and more... Continue Reading

10/19/2020