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How To Get A Seat At The Table

A seat at the table. An opportunity to be involved. A chance to help shape strategy. Acceptance into the club. And recognition of the importance and validity of your voice and contribution. But how do you get a seat at the table at work? And once you've got it, what does it mean?

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White Paper

AI for M&A - Hype or Substance?

The world of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) has experienced a flexuous journey in recent years. The COVID recovery, changing financial climate, and now Artificial Intelligence (AI) have all shaped the future of deal-making. In this white paper, we explore the nuanced reality of AI for M&A in 2024, dissecting both the hype and substance surrounding its integration into the M&A process. Drawing on historical evidence and industry insights, we strive to provide a holistic analysis of the current state of AI in M&A and articulate the conditions under which it can evolve to provide real value.

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Lisa Yu joins Pepper Foster Consulting as leader of national M&A and Growth Acceleration Practice

PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, February 7, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Pepper Foster Consulting, a strategy and execution consulting firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon that has appeared on the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies four years in a row is excited to announce the launch of its new national M&A and Growth Acceleration practice and the addition of Lisa Yu as the M&A and Growth Acceleration practice leader.

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Pepper Foster opens Atlanta practice under leadership of Ravi Puri

PORTLAND, OR, UNITED STATES, January 31, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Pepper Foster Consulting, a strategy and execution consulting firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon that has appeared on the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies four years in a row is excited to announce the opening of a new US office in Atlanta, Georgia, and the addition of Ravi Puri as its ATL practice leader.

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Transparency and its Impact on the Candidate Experience

The employees of a company shape the way it operates, influence the culture, and determine how the business is perceived. This is especially relevant in management consulting, where the advisory services provided to clients are based on our people's perspectives, expertise, and experience. We have found that a focus on transparency during hiring has not only improved our outcomes but has also positively impacted our candidates' experience.

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The Market Is Booming So Is Now The Time To Take A Risk?

The Federal Reserve's announcement on pausing interest rate hikes, possibly reducing them next year, has injected a sense of optimism. Markets are accelerating, so is now the right time to embrace risk for growth? If the recovery and soft landing are real, then not investing now could mean you fall behind those that do. But if it’s not, and we fall back into recession like some think we will, taking risks now could be fatal.

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Powering the Future: The Emergence of the Battery Belt

The emergence of the 'Battery Belt' across the United States is a game-changing development. The "Battery Belt" encompasses several states, including Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, which are poised to become key hubs for EV battery production through 2030.

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AI in Care Coordination: Transforming Healthcare Efficiency and Outcomes

Since the launch of ChatGPT last year, the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare care coordination has become a hot topic of conversation. By leveraging AI's capabilities, healthcare providers and payors can revolutionize care coordination, fostering a seamless and patient-centric healthcare experience at a much lower cost.

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Steer the Course: How Autonomous Vehicles Are Redefining Logistics Hubs

One of the most significant shifts we're witnessing today is in logistics and transportation management within ports and airports. The integration of autonomous vehicles (AVs) in these hubs is not just a fleeting trend; it's a fundamental change that is redefining how we think about movement, efficiency, and safety in these critical nodes of global commerce and travel.

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Acquiring AI Driven Computer Vision Technology

Acquiring AI-driven computer vision technology

Innovation was key to differentiating the product, but speed was also imperative. Acquiring a company whose AI-driven computer vision technology specialized in human biomechanics was the answer.

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Construction to revitalize franchise locations and reinforcing brand position in competitive market

Elevating Brand Perception: Revitalizing Franchise Locations for Market Relevance

Global food retailer remodels franchise locations to enhance brand perception. Partnership with construction company and project management techniques ensure success. 500 locations enrolled, 170 projects completed, $2M in incentives distributed.

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 A soccer team huddled together, deep in conversation and strategizing. With a strong focus on performance analysis, the team collectively reviews past games, evaluates tactics, and demonstrates unwavering dedication to continuous improvement.

Process Optimization for Digital Innovation

Enhancing innovation process for a multinational sportswear company through stakeholder collaboration and optimized workflows.

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Achieving Operational Excellence in Project and Portfolio Management with Smartsheet

Custom Smartsheet solution drives project management excellence and enterprise-wide collaboration for a fitness equipment company.

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Increasing Visibility of Indirect Spend For Global Savings Opportunities

Driving global procurement transformation, aligning category taxonomy and mapping UNSPSC codes for enhanced spend visibility.

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Enhancing Security for Growth While Streamlining Resources

Optimizing IT resources to fuel growth for a diversified and growing holdings company.

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