PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Helping make change happen

We help you by leveraging our experience, the ability to understand your priorities and a well-honed understanding of critical business transformation demands to help assess, understand and apply meaningful innovation and manage change. By combining your vision, our insights, effective tools and hands-on support, we help you achieve your key goals and aspirations, addressing emerging issues and overcoming obstacles.

Management consulting

We focus on helping you achieve your business objectives, leveraging our skills, experience and insights.  You will observe the results of unbiased advice and work, and move forward with confidence in areas related to strategy, planning, marketing, sales, operational execution, investments, diversification, governance, policy, risk management,  privacy, or security. Particularly in areas related to emerging technologies, complex new business models and globalization. 

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Digital transformation

Our team will help you identify and take advantage of advancements in digital platforms, tools and new technology. With deep business and industry insights in digital innovation, big data, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, evolutionary computation, augmented reality, blockchain, cloud, mobility, internet of things, networks, digital supply chain, sensing, advanced manufacturing & other key emerging areas, we will help accelerate a positive impact on your business.

Modern communications

Many years of hands-on experience help our consultants, copywriters, researchers, digital designers, shape the counsel we provide our clients, helping them develop better insights and improve communications. We provide expert assistance to help explore, create and use digital tools, social media practices, story-telling and visualization tools to help institutional investors, financial entities, retailers, sports/education organizations, and business media.

Facilitating market understanding and effective data and AI governance 

We help you understand what is here now, what compliance requirements exist, what is just hype, what is coming, and how it can be used to help you achieve your objectives, avoid unnecessary risks, and understand the direct or indirect implications to your organization, markets, clients, employees, suppliers and other stakeholders.

Measuring customer satisfaction and loyalty

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Successful customer understanding is essential to your organization and our economy. Reliable, relevant, actionable information can be obtained by applying scientific principles together with human-understanding methods, proven feedback tools and qualified experts. We help clients create, use and analyze feedback data, including effective surveys, sampling methods, reliability and validity measurement and data analytics. 

Data/AI governance and ethical management

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All organizations manage data, albeit many do it very poorly. Data governance should be an intrinsic, core, non-optional aspect of a modern organizations' capabilities. As data science, analytics, predictability, artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive computing increase, the importance of data governance and ethical use of data has never been clearer. We help you develop, implement and maintain data governance programs.

Digital assets protection/ cybersecurity

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Global realities (large/complex amounts of distributed sensitive and personal information, multiple jurisdictions and compliance needs) demand innovative views, practices and tools. We understand and help you deal with dangerous emerging practices and technologies, IoT, network-connected devices, mobility, artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc. And we understand internal “people” issues (i.e. the emergence of “insider bandits”, poor employee reaction to security training, etc.)

Leveraging our relationships and trust

We do for your organization what often you cannot do by yourself. Tapping into essential knowledge about legislative processes, accessing public sector influencers and decision-makers, explaining matters in terms people who know and trust us can understand and support, we enhance your organization's value.

Government Relations and Lobbying

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Decision-makers listen to people they trust. We put our relationships to work for our clients, providing value for organizations, public sector influencers and decision-makers. Our ability to examine, document, explain and provide clear, factual, vetted information about our clients' value proposition results in reduced risk. By providing snapshots of the political landscape surrounding a particular issue, special need or compliance requirement, leveraging relationships with staff, agency heads and other key decision-makers, we deliver important linkages that your organization may lack.

Communications and Public Relations

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Utilizing our services to augment your team or deliver professional external PR and communications services has clear value, including expertise, contacts, results and cost advantages. From assisting in selecting the right contacts and approaches, to providing expert third-party guidance, development, tactics, delivery and oversight, we can deliver immediate results worth your investment. Ranging from strategy development to execution and management, we provide expert services in press releases, media relations, speaking engagements, product/service positioning

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Strategic Alliances and Relationships

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In today's global environment, success often results from developing and sustaining effective, trusted, mutually beneficial alliances, partnerships and relationships. We have years of proven experience developing, sustaining and enhancing strategic alliances and relationships in corporate, academic, government and non-profit sectors. Well-developed and maintained global experience, current contacts and key relationships provide unique capabilities helping our clients create, sustain, or grow important linkages with key partners.

Helping teams become more effective

We help Boards of Directors, C-level executives, senior managers and team members become effective at identifying, reacting to, and implementing new business methods, technologies, strategies and execution plans to address new market demands, change and growth.

International trade and globalization advice

We think and are global in scope, helping companies who are considering buying or selling products or services in foreign markets. Our senior partners and consultants' extensive experience helps you evaluate options, overcome cultural and language barriers, address compliance matters, trade regulations and legal agreements.

Investments and M&A

We specialize in analyzing and advising global mergers and acquisitions efforts, providing timely consulting and investment assessment to help identify growth potential and world-class business performance requirements/compliance. We can partner to successfully pursue growth strategies and deliver measurable results, and/or help identify objectives, synergies and growth opportunities and third-party capital sources.

Education and training

Successful companies are recognized by a high human capital to financial capital ratio, and the ability to generate value through well-prepared human resources. We help clients gain an edge in today’s competitive marketplace, developing talented, motivated executives, managers and key employees, helping with exceptional client service, business, technical skills, leading to a strong corporate culture. We are highly specialized in the creation and delivery of effective virtual education and training.