“Pittsburg not Paris” – where is the collaboration?

“Pittsburg not Paris” – where is the collaboration?

The President of the United States announced last month that the US would disengage from the Paris Agreement, a global commitment within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The voluntary, non-binding agreement was reached after years of long negotiations by representatives of 195 countries and adopted by consensus end of 2015. [Read more…]

The Great Digital Divide and Charlie Rose

I was travelling from New York to Nashville on a Delta flight a few months ago, and in walked Charlie Rose.

Charlie is an outstanding interview journalist and one of my favorite relaxing activities is to go to his website – www.charlierose.com and browse through the thousands of fascinating one-to-one discussions he has carried out over several decades.

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Observations from my week in Paris

First of all, deepest condolences to the loved ones and friends of those innocents who have lost their lives or have been injured in many different ways.

This attack, coming ten months after the Charlie Hebdo killings, has hit much deeper and more personal into the French territory. This is the French 9/11. It changes things for France and for Europe. We will now test the Schengen agreements and the open Europe will close a little more. [Read more…]

The Future of Work

Digital workspaces are changing the ways we are organized and the ways in which we interact with each other to produce goods and services.

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What’s next for the European Union?

The banks are open again in Greece but withdrawal limits remain in place. Bridge loans have provided temporary relief to a bankrupt country.

What’s next for the European Union? [Read more…]

Megatrends in Digital Transformations and New Ecosystems

The digital transformations, occurring across all sectors of activities, are truly changing the way we live and work. Information is now the most precious natural resource we have and the ability to mine it, refine it, transform it into something useful is revolutionizing our societies. As we transform into a digital economy, new business and technology ecosystems are proliferating at an accelerating rate. [Read more…]

Evolution of Business Consulting

Professional services firms are undergoing a profound transformation. The markets are changing and the old ways of doing business are becoming obsolete. Customers paying for professional services are becoming more sophisticated and more discerning. Why are we still doing business as usual when the world around us is in such extreme flux? [Read more…]

Consortia and Ecosystem Developments in Life Sciences

The following article was written for and published in the most recent edition of Strategic Alliance Magazine, the official organ of the prestigious Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (A.S.A.P.).

The life sciences sector is one of the most dynamic and innovative industries in strategic alliance development.  Recent trends are revealing exciting new ecosystems and consortia frameworks as multiple stakeholders engage collaboratively in order to address large, complex global health care issues.
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How are business ecosystems changing the way we work?

Please find below a link to a recent interview in which I speak about how business ecosystems are changing the way we work, specifically how strategic alliance business development is impacted.

http://businessdirectmagazine.com/strategic-alliances-can-help-your-business-troy-gautier/.

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Ecosystems are the royal path to Sustainability

Ecosystems in nature are communities of living organisms, interacting with each other within a given environment.  These collaborative biological networks tend to evolve into symbiotic relationships enabling each organism to develop a sustainable place within the ecosystem.

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