• North Highland recognized by ALM for Supply Chain Leadership and Gartner in their 2021 Market Guide as a Representative Vendor

    Planes, trains, and automobiles… Supply and demand really does make the world go round. And keeping it turning means getting products where they need to be—not just ‘on time’, but in a timely fashion. No one knows this better than North Highland. We were recently recognized in an ALM Intelligence report as a Supply Chain Leader in Management Consulting, as well as in the Gartner Market Guide for Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Operations Consulting.

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  • What should be on top of mind for the C-suite?

    Based on an international study on CxOs priorities conducted by Horváth in 2021, #digitaltransformation ranks first, while Ecological #Sustainability gained importance and is second in line of the 11 Strategic Priorities.
    Michele Bonfiglioli and Dr. Ralf Sauter shared insights of this Study, discussed about strategic initiatives and how to successfully launch them in a very interactive session, moderated by Jacqueline E.H. Heere.
    We would like to thank you all participants.
    👉 Interested in participating within the CxO Priorities Study 2022? Feel free to contact us: https://lnkd.in/dEMMiuxf

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  • State of Matter asked their team: What are you most looking forward to about getting back in the office?

    As our Australian partner firm State of Matter’s Sydney and Melbourne teams emerge from behind their computer screens (some  better groomed than others), what are their hopes and fears as they look forward to returning to the office and reconnecting with one another?

    What have we learned about ourselves, how have we grown, and what will we resolve to do differently now we truly understand how precious the time we spend together is.

    We asked our team to share their thoughts and feelings on their first day of freedom – a message to our future selves for us to check back in on from time to time, to remind ourselves of who we were today.

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  • North Highland announces that for the seventh consecutive year, Consulting Magazine has recognized its consultants as Rising Stars of the Profession (35 and under).

    This year, Elisabeth Coates, Associate Vice President, is recognized for her Excellence in Leadership and Jayson Hill, Associate Vice President, is recognized as One to Watch in the category.

    Coates leads the Global Change Management Capability for the firm, a $50 million business unit, with responsibility for developing over 100 change management practitioners and shaping and evolving North Highland’s market leading change and culture offerings.

    “I am honored to be recognized for creating change management approaches that help our clients thrive in their respective industries,” said Coates. “North Highland has provided me with the support and opportunities to ensure my success as a leader. This win is for the great work the team brings to life for our clients every day, which underpins the firm’s mantra of ‘make change happen.’”

    Hill is recognized as One to Watch for Excellence in Leadership and is a North Highland Retail & CPG practice leader. He leads client work that spans strategy, digital transformation, process improvement, change management, M&A integration, merchandising optimization, and store environment optimization. Additionally, he serves as a leader of the firm’s Black Employee Resource Group and has helped advance many of the transformational activities within the firm’s inclusion & diversity efforts.

    “It is amazing to be recognized by a global publication for my consulting and leadership achievements,” said Hill. “Being recognized as One to Watch through this highly selective process serves as validation for my hard work, and hopefully inspires others with backgrounds similar to mine to pursue careers in consulting and to seek opportunities to serve as leaders.”

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  • Cordence Worldwide Executives meet in Paris to get ahead of what's next

    Cordence Worldwide Executives gathered in Paris at the end of October for a hybrid meeting to shape the strategies and solutions to help their clients get ahead of what’s next.

    Living the reality of post-pandemic ways of working, Cordence Member firms in Europe met in person, with member firms from AsiaPac and the Americas participating virtually.

    This hybrid meeting was a great opportunity to reconnect – and set the course for our industry-led Communities and key client topics like the Future of Work, Digitalization and Green Transformation.

    Our Cordence member firms have been accelerating their collaborations through the past 2 years of the pandemic, so this hybrid meeting provided the chance to come together to test ideas and set priorities.

    There have been amazing successes through the past year, with virtual client Roundtables on Asset Management, Airport Operations, Reduced Ridership in Public Transport, and the challenges of Returning to Office operations. We are thrilled to see the many connections that have been made virtually — and look forward to even more activities to challenge, inspire, educate, and support the clients we serve.

    The strength of this international partnership is our connected thinking:  bringing expertise from around the world to spark thought leadership and deliver forward-thinking solutions as one team to help our clients succeed.

    If you would like to know more about #CordenceWorldwide and the services our member firms have to offer, please reach out.

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  • Welcome our newest Cordence employee, Jackie Heere!

    Jackie is an enthusiastic professional with outstanding experience in international negotiations, project management, business relationship strategies and entrepreneurship. She brings valuable international experience and cultural awareness, having lived and worked in locations across the globe for more than 15 years. Excited to have you as part of the team Jackie!

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  • Global Leaders in Consulting

    Congratulations to North Highland’s Ben Grinnell and Erik Raper for being named Global Leaders in Consulting by Consulting Magazine!

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  • Welcome our newest Cordence employee, Sophia Smith!

    Welcome our newest Cordence employee, Sophia Smith! Sophia is joining the team as our data analyst. Before joining CWW, Sophia worked with a national nonprofit and an international Medical Technology group, specializing in HR and workplace management.

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  • Cordence partner State of Matter celebrated International Women's Day at their first official Women's Network Lunch!

    Today the team at State of Matter gathered for our first official Women’s Network lunch to celebrate International Women’s Day.

    We pledged to challenge ourselves to make SofM an even more inclusive and equal workplace over the year ahead. Thanks so much to everyone who joined in and shared their viewpoints.

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  • Curious about your status quo of the digital transformation within your company?!

    Cordence partner Horvath & Partners Management Consulting Corporation provides a free, web-based #DigitalStrategyAssessment to tackle these questions.

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  • Women Leaders in Technology Award

    Cordence partner North Highland’s very own Maggie McCain is a 2021 winner of Consulting Magazine’s Women Leaders in Technology Award!

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  • Alfa Consulting Integrated Business Planning Article

    “When you have global operations where coordination among departments is key, individual planning is not enough, and an integrated plan is needed. “

    Cordence partner Alfa Consulting share an article about Integrated Business Planning.

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  • Valcon Life!

    Looking for a new podcast to listen to? Check out our member firm, Valcon, and their new podcast, ‘Valcon Life!’

    Our first episode features Oliver Gunsch and Trine Lyng Madsen who give you the do’s and don’ts in the recruitment process. Listen to the podcast on Spotify, iTunes and Spreaker.

    Spreaker: https://lnkd.in/eS2bxH7
    Spotify: https://lnkd.in/e8fqsxN
    iTunes: https://lnkd.in/eQwKdKP

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  • Horvath, on the changing airport business model.

    At our CXO Roundtable with experts from international #airports, we discussed their biggest challenges and upcoming transformations of the airport industry which has been steadily changing.

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  • Valcon, on not having to choose between profitability and sustainability.

    To recognise sustainability as a driver for growth and to incorporate sustainability in your business agenda will be a license to operate, both now and going forward. It can be a challenging transformation, but it is necessary.

    But how do you get from idea to action and from sustainability to profit? Mads Sig Møller provides three steps your organisation should focus on:
    – Focus on the issues where you can and will make a difference
    – Work iteratively and fail fast
    – Cooperate and reach out

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  • Global Public Sector leaders reflect on 2020

    The Covid crisis of 2020 has driven government agencies around the world to accelerate the pace of the digital revolution and to embrace new ways of working. In this blog, our global Public Sector leaders reflect on 2020 and the longer-term implications of the changes.

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  • Bonfiglioli Consulting case history

    Cordence partner Bonfiglioli Consulting shares a case history using their Sales & Operations Planning approach and the important results achieved.

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