National Healthcare Services Group Back-Office Consolidation and Integration

An industry-leading, technology-driven healthcare services organization sought a management consulting partner to accelerate, design, and support the consolidation and integration of several of their back-office operation centers across multiple geographies. Working with the client to first prioritize billing office integration, our team then began to assess the healthcare client’s current and target systems, rollout plan, resources, and project management approach.

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Strategic Planning for Global Investment Firm

A multi-billion dollar global investment, development, and management firm sought a highly effective and experienced partner to support its first long-term strategic planning effort.

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Market Assessment and Portfolio Strategy for Global Beauty Business

A multi-billion-dollar, global branded beauty goods firm and retailer, sought external partnership to drive a comprehensive market landscape assessment across the U.S. to develop its optimal portfolio strategy and identify organic and inorganic growth opportunities.

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PMO Resourcing the High Performing PMO

Resourcing the High-Performing PMO

For companies in the midst of transformation, a Project Management Offices (PMO) is typically viewed as a necessary expense that should be run as lean as possible. However, we believe a well-run Project Management Office has the power to bring structure, focus, and speed to enterprise-wide change initiatives and process improvements.

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Four Principles for Successful Strategic Planning

If your company is contemplating a strategic planning effort, HighPoint Associates recommends four core principles to help sidestep pitfalls and get meaningful value out of the effort.

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Strategic Plan Align Corporate and Business Unit Strategy

How to Align Business Unit Strategy with Corporate Strategy

It cannot be emphasized enough that corporate strategy must be developed with Business Unit leadership involvement. Here we discuss how corporate leadership and Business Units can promote mutual understanding and alignment with the enterprise strategy at each level.

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Key Steps for Post-Merger Integration Success

In Part 2 of his article on post-merger integration, HPA Senior Advisor Alex Nesbitt outlines eight principles that impact how well the merger integration plays out.

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post-merger success cohesive mindset in a new organization

Promoting a Cohesive Mindset in a Newly Merged Business

Within any organization, groupthink can be detrimental if it stymies creativity and innovation, discounts individual opinions, inhibits engagement, and undermines moral. While the semantics may appear to be similar, having a cohesive mindset is something quite different. Ensuring your organization shifts its old identity to the new identity takes some effort. Here we discuss a framework to promote success.

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Why Intentions Matter in Making Mergers Work

HPA Senior Advisor Alex Nesbitt explores key themes in laying the foundation for post-merger success, and establishes that an understanding of what the combined entity must achieve at the outset directly impacts merger results.

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RACI Matrix - bringing structure to projects and processes

Addressing the Cooks in the Kitchen: RACI Matrices

Some business tools are so simple, it’s easy to be suspect of their effectiveness. RACI, a responsibility and decision clarification matrix that brings both structure and accountability to projects and processes, is one of them.

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