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Peter Simoons

IBM teaming with Google and Continua for Personal Health Records

IBM (NYSE: IBM), in collaboration with Google and the Continua Health Alliance, today announced new software that will enable personal medical devices used for patient monitoring, screening and routine evaluation to automatically stream data results into a patient's Google Health...

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Strategic alliances not only for companies

Most of the times we read about strategic alliances it is about two companies entering an alliance. This article talks about how the Guam Museum Foundation has formed partnerships to secure their existence and grow their presence. Over the last...

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Alliances: the Senseo effect

As ASAP chapter in the Netherlands we will organize a lecture on March 11 in Amsterdam with Alfred Griffioen called "In search for your Senseo effect". More and more companies create strategic Alliances to enable growth and especially in current...

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Imperfect harmony: Alliances within the life sciences industry

IBM's Institute for Business Value recently published a report about Alliance creation within the Life Sciences industry. As the summary states it: The number of major alliances between large biopharmaceutical companies and smaller biotech firms or academic institutes is soaring....

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@eDragonu – Partnerships

Dragos Florin Roua (edragonu on twitter) runs a nice blog, with most recently a series of articles about "The Making Of An Online Business". The latest article from yesterday is about Partnerships. In this article Dragos provides us with a...

Alliance Advantage

Yves Doz & Gary Hamel's Alliance Advantage might not be the newest book on creating Alliances, it is however still very valid and a great read. The book can almost be seen as the ultimate handbook to creating Alliances. After...

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M&A or Alliances

Both M&A and Alliances need time to find the proper candidate and develop the partnership or acquisition. Alliances are to a lesser extend governed by regulations that need to be taken into account, however don't think that with that an...

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Mastermind Alliances Are Helpful In Turbulent Times

Ed Rigsbee is an Alliance expert who shows on his website that Alliances start with sharing before anything else. He has a great resource available for reading and download on the topic of Alliances. The article Mastermind Alliances Are Helpful...