Why Your Next Deal May Be a Partnership

By Bob Saada and Ben Gomes-Casseres | In STRATEGY+BUSINESS | December 3, 2018 More than a quarter-century of global data on alliances…

Strategic Partnerships — LinkedIn Learning Course

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Online course on Lynda.com | This fast-paced course builds on the ideas and tools in Remix Strategy and…

The Amazon-Morgan-Berkshire Partnership Balloon

By Ben Gomes-Casseres This blog was cited in The New York Times’s DealBook (January 30, 2018): The effort focuses on…

The Strategy Behind the Deal — Questions About Dell-EMC

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | The news that Dell will acquire EMC is déjà vu all over…

The Three Laws of Business Combinations — Excerpt of Remix Strategy

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW |   When you look to external partners for acquiring resources and capabilities,…

Creating Joint Value

(Strategic Alliance Magazine) In Biopharma and many other industries, “Not Invented Here” is SO Last Century. Joint value is the…

From Rivals to Partners — IBM and Apple

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW |   The lynchpin of the new IBM-Apple alliance will be this simple…

Merger Are Partnerships Too — Trending Now

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | Corporate marriage brokers are again fully employed. Every day a new deal…

The Business Remix — Trending Now

By Ben Gomes-Casseres | Originally in HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW |     Investment bankers are giddy at the prospect of increased M&A…

Alliance Strategy: Managing Beyond the Alliance

(CriticalEYE) Experience and research shows that companies that have a “strategic alliance” without a coherent “alliance strategy”are almost sure to…