INSIGHTS

A compilation of recent, high-quality business insights from our family of businesses that brings together some of the best ideas and stories on strategy, execution, leadership, reputation and talent.

 

Bob Silvers, Managing Director of Energy & Life Sciences at SSA & Company, was quoted in a MarketWatch article titled “Oil turns higher on report Iran may support crude-output freeze,” on oil prices and production. The article shares Bob’s thoughts about how OPEC cooperation on a production freeze remains difficult, particularly because some countries are increasing production on their own. Bob Silvers is Managing Director of Energy & READ MORE>>

Regenia Sanders, SSA’s Vice President of Supply Chain and Business Technology, was quoted in a Procurement Leaders Magazine article on the integration of robotics in supply chain. Regenia commented about how some of the most advanced companies in the business world, including Amazon, are already deploying robotic technologies. Regenia cites how Amazon invested more than $775m in acquiring Kiva Systems which supplies Amazon with robotics that can locate READ MORE>>

Nick Kramer, Senior Director of Data and Analytics at SSA & Company, was quoted in a Business News Daily article on the future of the internet of things (IoT). According to Nick, retailers were the earliest adopters of IoT, who continue to use it to better understand how consumers interact with their products. Now manufacturers are finding value in IoT for operations, by developing better practices and READ MORE>>

Bob Silvers, Managing Director of Energy and Life Sciences at SSA & Company, was quoted in a US News & World Report article titled “Waiting for Energy Stocks to Refuel,” on the impact of geopolitics on the energy market. Bob was quoted discussing OPEC’s difficulty in controlling oil prices with production restrictions in the current market. Bob Silvers is Managing Director of Energy and Life Sciences at READ MORE>>

Deb Henretta, Senior Advisor of SSA & Company, was interviewed on The Huffington Post’s Women in Business Q&A series with Laura Dunn. In her interview, Deb touches upon a number of areas important to women who want to further their careers, as well as the digital opportunity for today’s management. Deb discusses her role in leading P&G’s $14 Billion Asian business to “craft the development of the company’s READ MORE>>

SSA & Company Announces Strategic Partnership with Enterprise Analytics Provider InnovAccer to Solve Fundamental Business Challenges through Predictive Analytics NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — SSA & Company (SSA), a New York-based global management consulting firm, has announced a strategic partnership with enterprise analytics provider InnovAccer. The partnership, which includes an investment by SSA in InnovAccer, will combine SSA’s expertise in analytics-based operations improvement with InnovAccer’s leading integrated READ MORE>>

How to Motivate Emerging Leaders Build meaning with a focus on “service, growth, and communal success,” says author and management expert Jim Collins. He elaborates in a probing speech to the Global Leadership Summit. An excerpt: What can we do to reinforce the idea that we only succeed by helping each other? Over the years, Ben & Jerry’s earned a strong reputation for social mission. A wide-ranging interview with CEO Jostein READ MORE>>

John Rodgers, Chief Operating Officer at SSA & Company, and Sachin Sachdeva, Vice President at SSA & Company, recently contributed an article to National Underwriter. The piece, titled, “Insurance, data analytics and internal operations: untapped opportunities” suggests four ways firms can better harness data analytics to improve their internal operations. Key areas are focusing your analytics on fundamental operations, building data management capabilities, building ‘management by data’ READ MORE>>

Nick Kramer, Senior Director of Data and Analytics at SSA & Company, was quoted in an Institutional Investor article on the future of the 3-D printing space. The author conveyed Nick’s optimism for the industry. According to Nick, “the real opportunity in the industry hasn’t passed; it’s about to come into view.” Nick mentions that although the “cool” factor may be diminishing, and the industry is going through READ MORE>>

SSA & Company Taps Wayne Dix to Expand its Healthcare Practice The UnitedHealth Group and CatalystRx veteran will help healthcare services businesses, payors, and providers drive operational and digital transformation. NEW YORK, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — SSA & Company (SSA), a New York-based global management consulting firm, announced today the addition of Wayne Dix, a former executive at UnitedHealth Group and CatalystRx (now OptumRx), as READ MORE>>