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2015 Review & Outlook Report

Mike Friedman discusses an Innovation trend for 2015: Get a Grip on Data to Improve Innovation Results

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2015 Readers’ Choice: New Product Development & Introduction

George Young details the current landscape of new product development and introduction solutions for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies.

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Kalypso Acquires GoEngineer’s Implementation Services Business

Coverage on the Kalypso-GoEngineer strategic partnership and implementation services business acquisition.

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Most Americans to Keep Same Holiday Budget Despite Lower Gas Prices

Steve Riordan comments on why Americans didn't use their fuel savings on gifts this year.

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Accelerate the Path to a Graduate Degree With a BBA-MBA Program

Recruiting manager Roxy Wolfe weighs in on the importance on having work experience prior to starting an MBA program.

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Modern Mass Customization – Rule 2: Follow the Rules

Following from the post Free to Choose: Mass Customization for Modern Manufacturers, here is the second rule to live by for modern mass customizers.

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Modern Mass Customization – Rule 1: Modularize your People, Processes and Products - See more at: ht

Following from the post Free to Choose: Mass Customization for Modern Manufacturers, here is the first rule to live by for modern mass customizers.

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The Executive’s Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

After a merger, there are steep challenges to overcome and important choices to make. The tremendous burden on operations executives is only magnified with conflicting information systems, different cultures, and limited resource. Here's how to get started.

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Innovation Process Design and Software Tool Enablement

When a company wants to improve innovation capabilities - should they start with improving the innovation process or implementing a new software tool? PDMA Visions published this feature article by Noel Sobelman with seven key considerations.

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PLM Success Factors: Great Expectations, Mixed Results

This article explores the key success factors in planning, implementing, and adopting PLM solutions in complex manufacturing environments.  

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What You Need to Know Now About Unique Device Identification

As the Sept. 24, 2014, FDA UDI compliance deadline approaches for medical device manufacturers, Kalypso experts Cathi Crist and Scott Gibbard provide analysis on changes made to the final rule and what they mean for the industry. 

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The Executive’s Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

Kalypso's Michael Glessner and Alexander Tang guide executives through the process of implementing a merger and maximizing the benefits.

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Which Came First: The Innovation Process Or The Software Tool?

Kalypso's Noel Sobelman answers the question, "Do I design improved innovation processes before I implement enterprise software tools, or do I start out implementing software tools that claim to have best practice innovation processes built in?”

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Mass Customization: The Modular Model

"Want to produce custom products on a massive scale? Think modular," says Kalypso's Jordan Reynolds.

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Business Process Transformation and PLM - Part 1

Kalypso's Traci Stapleton and Greg Adkins outline the most common symptoms of a misaligned system.

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Are You Ready for UDI? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself

Kalypso's Cathi Crist helps organizations define their approach to implementing UDI.  

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6 Things Every Executive Needs to Know About PLM Transformation

Kalypso's Vipin Goyal discusses the top 6 concepts executives need to consider before starting their PLM transformation.

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Food Makers Need to Pay Attention to Product Packaging

Kalypso's Stephen Birtsas discusses why food and beverage companies looking to sell their products in the U.S. should focus special attention on packaging design.

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The Chief Innovation Officer: Is It CIO, CNO, or CINO ?

Kalypso's Bill Poston and Sean Klein discuss the great Chief Innovation Officer acronym confusion and the requisite responsibilities to do the job well.

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Developing Existing Markets

Kalypso's Charisse Jacques and George Young discuss top trends for global food manufacturers and retailers. 

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Boost Shelf Appeal

Kalypso's Charisse Jacques and Stephen Birtsas discuss three tips for retailers developing a “sell at the shelf” strategy. 

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Are Labeling Complexities Destroying Your Drug Pipeline?

Kalypso's Hans van Zoonen and Stephen Birtsas outline labeling complexities biopharmaceutical companies come across and the steps that can be taken to overcome them, increase labeling productivity, and maintain a strong drug development and commercialisation pipeline.

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Managing Complex Product Registration Processes with PLM

Despite the challenges of the international product registration process, Horst Groesser explores how medical device manufacturers have the opportunity to drive growth by launching new products internationally by optimizing their processes with PLM.

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Driving Digital Tools to the Cloud

As the pace of product development quickens, manufactuers look for innovative ways to speed time-to-market and lower the cost of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems. This article, featuring Kalypso's Richard Mizuno, discusses leveraging the new 3D design, simulation, process and planning software in digital manufaturing leads to PLM success.

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Attracting, Developing and Retaining Our Most Valuable Assets: Our People

The sustained success of a management consulting firm is almost exclusivley based on the continuous professional development of its people. In this piece, Kalypso's Bill Poston discusses what it takes to attract, develop and retain young professionals.

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Putting the Pieces Together: Solving the Global Strategy Puzzle

Finding a global strategy can be difficult for some companies. This article, featuring Kalypso's George Young, identifies the top challenges of doing business overseas and how to overcome those challenges.

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The Three Packaging Challenges Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Back

Pharmaceutical companies are challenged to rapidly expand their business in the face of expiring patents, lengthening drug development cycles and an increasingly complex regulatory environment. This article, written by Kalypso's Stephen Birtsas, discusses three critical challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry and what companies can do to overcome these challenges.

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Q&A: The Evolution of PLM

Enterprise software can be a major point of complexity for manufacturers, particularly in the way it seems to change at an incredible speed. In this Q&A, Kalyso's Richard Mizuno discusses how companies can work through changes in product lifecycle management (PLM) software packages.

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Cost-Cutting Redefined

Cutbacks in wages, benefits & labor hours might reduce employer costs in the short term, but will a dent in retail service cause shoppers to go elsewhere? This article, featuring Kalypso's Steve Riordan, discusses the risks retailers and manufacturers should consider when launching or renewing cost-containment strategies.

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2014 Retail Outlook

In this piece Kalypso's Steve Riordan and Vipin Goyal share their expert insights on what's to come for retail in 2014.          

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Build a Better Team

In this piece Kalypso's Steve Riordan discusses how improving hiring and retention efforts can give retailers an edge on the store brand side.          

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Succeeding with Outsourcing? Time to Reinvest for Success!

Succeeding with outsourcing? Kalypso's Vipin Goyal shares three ways apparel companies can maintain their outsourcing edge and balance cost cutting with innovation.

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Mastering the Front End: Seven Steps to a More Creative Organization

Neuroscience has scientifically proven that unusual neural connections help “creative people” connect insights that others find unrelated. So, how do you bring diverse knowledge and insights into an organization to create these unexpected connections? Kalypso's Lucio Pieroni gives seven steps to develop a more creative organization that is more than the sum of its collective individuals.

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Looking Past the Ladder

The key to motivating employees in an organization that is more horizontal than vertical is to leverage their employees' strengths and enable them to contribute to the organization in a meaningful way. In this piece Kalypso Partners Helayne Angelus and Mike Friedman discuss alternative methods of rewarding employees.     

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Solving the Store Brand Leader Dilemma

As retailers push to differentiate and grow their brands, they will require the right kind of leader to provide vision, direction and execution. In this piece Kalypso's Steve Riordan and Scott Gamble address the dilemma management often faces: what type of leader to select to drive this initiative - the internal rising star or the proven consumer packaged goods executive from outside the company?

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Growing Together: How to Engage Strategic Customers to Drive Mutual Growth

With convenience store retailers and CPG manufacturers often caught in a short-term focus cycle, both groups are always on the hunt for new and strategic ways to grow their business while working together. In this piece, Kalypso's Colin Speakman explains how a collaborative approach instead of a "me now' appraoch can yield results that benefit both companies through joint strategic decision making and new broader perspectives.

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FDAs Final UDI Rule: A Few Tricks But Mostly Treats

The final rule for unique device identification (UDI) is mostly favorable to industry, but some provisions of the rule could be challenging to implement. In this piece, Kalypso's Cathi Crist and Scott Gibbard discuss the "treats" considered favorable to the industry and the "tricks" that could be viewed as unfavorable.

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Guidance For Staying Competitive in the CG Market

In this piece, Kalypso Partners Mike Friedman and Paul Beck share insight on the current challenges and trends that consumer goods (CG) companies face across today’s business and technology landscapes.

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Women: Let’s Stop Allowing Race and Age to Divide Us

Kalypso's Helayne Angelus was interviewed for an article about racial and generational biases that prevent women from helping each other in the workplace.

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Your Consumer and the Innovation Equation - Why They May Not Be Involved Enough

In this article Kalypso's Colin Speakman discusses how bringing consumers into the innovation equation earlier and consistently across the innovation process will not only help define the innovation, but dramatically assist in portfolio management choices including the balance between incremental and breakthrough innovation.

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Seeing into the Future: Packaging Predictions for 2014

In honor of its 50th Anniversary celebration, Packaging Digest invited packaging experts to share their predictions on the future of packaging. Kalypso's Stephen Birtsas was invited to participate and identified four trends that he says are changing the way consumer product companies develop packaging.

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Getting Ahead in an Office-Less Environment

Getting ahead at any company requires a certain amount of strategy. But a company that operates virtually—with no offices, no cubicles, and no in-person meetings? That’s a different game entirely. In this piece, Kalypso's Bill Poston discusses what distinguishes the best digital workers from the rest.

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How Many Companies Are 100% Distributed

This blog featured Kalypso as one of very few companies with a 100% virtual model.

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E-trails of Trouble

This article, featuring Kalypso's Jenna Dudevoir, discusses the importance of presenting a professional online image, whether you're a student looking for an internship or a recent graduate looking to start your career.  

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Consistent Products

In today's global environment, how can retailers and suppliers efficiently work together, partnering to ensure the consistent production of high-quality products? In this article Kalypso's Vipin Goyal discusses how keeping product specifictions consistent for different suppliers can help retailers who are multi-sourcing the same product gain control over supplier chaos.

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