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We Can Be Heroes: Alliance Managers and the C-Suite

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We Can Be Heroes: Alliance Managers and the C-Suite

According to our ASAP BioPharma Conference keynote speaker, the future for alliance managers is bright. In fact, their particular blend of skills and capabilities could just light their way up to the corner offices where the C-level executives live. Continue Reading

by Michael Burke
09/30/2022


A Big Welcome to All!

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A Big Welcome to All!

In a 2022 ASAP BioPharma Conference marked by record-breaking attendance, Alex Waldron, CEO of Wellinks, painted a picture of the very near future of digital health partnering that awaits all those working in the trenches of biopharma alliance management. If not now, then soon! Continue Reading

by Michael Burke
09/29/2022


The Devil Inside: ASAP Roundtable Explores Internal Stakeholder Alignment Challenges

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The Devil Inside: ASAP Roundtable Explores Internal Stakeholder Alignment Challenges

What's causing alliance managers to spend 70% of their time aligning stakeholders? competition for resources, organizational silos, lack of clarity on the partnership’s North Star, and changes in executive leadership, to name a few, according to participants in a recent ASAP roundtable. Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
09/28/2022


Say the Secret Word (It’s “Hypertransparency”)

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Say the Secret Word (It’s “Hypertransparency”)

The answer to the conundrum of increasing complexity, diversity, and sheer numbers of biopharma partnerships? It just might be a strategy of complete and utter transparency with our partners, according to this year's speaker at the ASAP BioPharma Conference Leadership Forum. Continue Reading

by Michael Burke
09/28/2022


Novartis, Microsoft Senior Leaders: Digital Transformation Is Biopharma’s Business

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Novartis, Microsoft Senior Leaders: Digital Transformation Is Biopharma’s Business

Novartis and Microsoft executives will demystify basic tech concepts, such as cloud-based solutions, tech stacks, and AI, as they explain what all biopharma alliance managers need to know about digital transformation—and why they need to understand it—at the ASAP BioPharma Conference Sept. 28–30. Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
09/20/2022


The Role of Marketing in Partnerships: An Imperative, Not Just a Nice-to-Have

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The Role of Marketing in Partnerships: An Imperative, Not Just a Nice-to-Have

Marketing should not be just an afterthought in partnering, says our guest contributor. Rather than being ad hoc and as-needed, it should form part of a coherent plan that is applied throughout an alliance's life cycle. Continue Reading

by Aditya Kammula
09/13/2022


Alliance Management in the Evolving World of Digital Health

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Alliance Management in the Evolving World of Digital Health

Among the relatively new frontiers for biopharma partnering is the realm of digital therapeutics and digital health. A keynote speakers at the 2022 ASAP BioPharma Conference says new technologies and new approaches have the potential to democratize healthcare and revolutionize partnering. Continue Reading

by Michael Burke
09/6/2022


Small Players, Big Deals: How Tech Startups Can Become Better Partners to the Global 500

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Small Players, Big Deals: How Tech Startups Can Become Better Partners to the Global 500

Patrick Heffernan and Geoff Woollacott of Technology Research Business, Inc. (TBR) laid out a plan for startups to be better ecosystem partners to the world's largest tech companies in ASAP's latest webinar. Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
09/1/2022


View from the C-Suite: Alliance Management from the Other Side of the Desk

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View from the C-Suite: Alliance Management from the Other Side of the Desk

Alliance-manager-turned-CEO Prakash Raman will divulge the skills that will serve alliance professionals with ambitions of penetrating the C-suite, as well as how alliance managers can best serve senior management, in his fireside chat with Christine Carberry at the ASAP BioPharma Conference. Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
08/23/2022


How to Align Your Alliance Stars

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How to Align Your Alliance Stars

Norma Watenpaugh revealed formal tools that can reduce or optimize the whopping 70% of alliance managers' time spent aligning stakeholders in the latest Collaborative Connection Monthly webinar series. Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
08/10/2022


Roundtable: Alliance Skill Set Ideal for Bridging Complex Cross-Industry Partnerships

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Roundtable: Alliance Skill Set Ideal for Bridging Complex Cross-Industry Partnerships

Cross-industry partnerships are more complex, but alliance managers have the skills to make sure these increasingly common alliances achieve their objectives. Brooke A. Paige, Diana Favia McDevitt, Aida Bendt, Vin Sharma, and Emma Barton led a recent ASAP roundtable discussion on the topic. Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
07/27/2022


The Right Stuff for M&A? Alliance Managers Have It!

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The Right Stuff for M&A? Alliance Managers Have It!

M&A is cool, sexy, and mysterious...but why should alliance managers care? First, to alleviate the fear factor when M&A rocks their company's world. Second, because they might just be able to contribute constructively to the integration process, and burnish their skills while they're at it. Continue Reading

by Michael Burke
07/22/2022