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  • @WEBO - Business Outsourcing "Thought Leadership, Best Business Practices and Innovation in Information Technology Outsourcing: Mexico, Philippines, China, Pakistan, Russia, India." US 1-530-348-8800, UK +44(0)7- 09229 1894, Mexico 1-530-348-8800, atwebo@atwebo.com, webperson@atwebo.com
  • AMC Office of the Command Counsel Partnering Guide - Partnering for Success A Blueprint for Promoting Government - Industry Communication & Teamwork. See also Partnering in Defence Contracts (U.S. Army Operations Support Command 309-782-8424) defriezed@osc.army.mil
  • The Corporate Partnering Institute - A U.S. based think tank dedicated to the use of alliances to generate growth and competitive advantage. Publishes alliance tools and locates potential partners. Customer and Clients include major corporations and professional services firms such as Abbott Laboratories, Adobe Systems, Alcatel, Arthur D. Little, Avery Dennison, Bausch & Lomb, Baxter Healthcare, Bell South, BellCore, The Blackstone Group, Boston Consulting Group, Brinker International, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Castrol, CIBA Corning Diagnostics, DuPont, Edward Lowe Industries, Ernst & Young, General Binding Corporation, General Dynamics, Harcort Brace Jovanovich, Hewlett Packard, Hydro Quebec, Ingersoll Rand, Johns Manville, Mallinkrodt, Molex, Keck Mahin & Cate, McBride Baker & Coles, Minnesota Mutual, The Professional Golf Association of America (PGA), Nicor Energy, Novo Nordisk A/S, Oneac Power Systems, Quaker Oats, Sachnoff Weaver, Safety Kleen, Service Master, Tenneco, Texas Instruments, U-Haul, United Sugars, U.S. Cellular, William Putnam, Wisconsin Power and Light, The U.S. Military Sea Lift Command, Visa International, Wasserstein Perella, more (Chicago, IL USA, 1-847/677-1457, 800-948-1700) ces2@gate8.com
  • Alliance Management International - Consulting on alliances, joint ventures, joint R&D and joint marketing for high tech companies. links page (1440 Windrow Lane Cleveland, Ohio 44147-3200 USA, 1-440-838-1922, fax 1-440-838-0979) bgruss@amiltd.com
  • AllianceStrategy.com - Managed by Prof. Ben Gomes-Casseres, author of "The Alliance Revolution," this site has resources and articles on all aspects of alliance design and management. Forbes Best-of-the-Web cited it for offering "in-depth analyses of alliance strategies." Also gives information on seminars and consulting services. Ben Gomes-Casseres Director of MBAi Program Graduate School of International Economics and Finance Brandeis University, MS 021 Waltham, MA 02454 Tel: 781/736-2264, bgc@brandeis.edu, Alliance Strategy Consulting 58 Buckman Drive Lexington, MA 02421 781/862-9393 ben@alliancestrategy.com
  • AllianceTalk.com - a Discussion Group of Internet Executives charged with developing Internet Alliances and Partnerships. links page (Chicago, IL 1-800-948-1700) cpart@partneringagreements.com
  • AngelDeals Strategic Alliances - A database with 1000 active deals and over 2500 registered Entrepreneurs, Michael E. Gordon, Ph.D., Founder, Miguel Castellano, Partner, 85 E. India Row, suite 23B, Boston, MA 02110 Fax (617) 720-1525 Admin@AngelDeals.com .com
  • Business Development Associates - Strategic Alliance Consulting by Stuart L Craig Business Development Associates, LLC. Paragon Centre, 2333 Alexandria Drive Lexington, Kentucky 40504 Phone: 859/271-2752 slcraig@bda-llc.com
  • BusinessPartners.com - Helps businesses locate and partner with strategic alliance partners. Has an online database that can be searched by industry, state, country or alliance type. Mark Spencer, Marketing Director, inquiry@businesspartners.com, support@businesspartners.com
  • Business Marketing Group, Inc. - Outsourced partner development and advisory services. Sarah Gerdes CEO, (6415 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway SE, Suite 100, Issaquah, Washington 98029, 425-369-8900, 425-576-2401) customercare@bmginc.com sarahg@bmginc.com
  • Corbett Associates - A management education and research firm dedicated to advancing outsourcing as a management discipline. 845.452.0600 Michael F. Corbett, info@CorbettAssociates.com see also Firmbuilder.com
  • The Corporate Partnering Institute - A U.S. based think tank dedicated to the use of alliances to generate growth and competitive advantage. Publishes alliance tools and locates potential partners. (Chicago, IL USA, 1-847/677-1457, 800-948-1700) ces2@gate8.com
  • Cyber Alliances, Inc. - Provides web-based software solutions for automating and managing alliance relationships. Janet Matricciani VP of Marketing janet@cyberalliances.com (20800 Homestead Road, Suite 11H, Cupertino, CA 95014, 408-777-8490) support@cyberalliances.com
  • Deal Force - Seeking Joint Venture Partners? A network of 200 investment banks that provide, among other services, searches for joint venture partners. They target US businesses with sales of over $5 million. 125 Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA 02140 617/497-5100 ext 15, 888/858-3325 ext 15, customerservice@dealforce.com.
  • The Everest Group - Provides strategic advisory services that help companies worldwide harness the power of outsourcing. Has offices in Sydney, Australia, Toronto, Canada, New York, London, England, and Delhi, India. Two Galleria Tower - 13455 Noel Road, Suite 2100 Dallas, TX 75240 214.451.3000 info@everestgrp.com They maintain a large directory of outsourcing resources at outsourcing-center.com
  • Firmbuilder.com - Iinformation, experts and tools (over 250 articles, case studies) to build a business through outsourcing. "Whether your firm is a multi-national looking to outsource to refocus on core competencies, a growing company looking to never build it, or a start-up looking to go completely virtual, Firmbuilder.com offers you what you need to get started and manage the process." Michael F. Corbett & Associates, Ltd. Lexington Park East Building Suite A 255 Route 55 LaGrangeville, NY 12540 Tel: 845-452-0600, Sales@Firmbuilder.com, CustomerService@Firmbuilder.com, Comments@Firmbuilder.com
  • G5 Technologies - Creates and manages collaborative manufacturing business networks (virtual manufacturing companies) as an equity principal or as a consultant (Route 70 East Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 info@g5technologies.com Phone: 856-354-9454 Fax: 856-354-9369
  • Innovative Solutions for the Network Economy (ICANSI) - A community of researchers and practitioners dedicated to generating and disseminating new ideas and new perspectives on alliances, networks and strategic innovation. links page (Silicon Valley 1-650-333-5785, voicemail/fax 1-888-522-6708, Amsterdam 31-205248022, Tel Aviv 972-9740-8442) info@icansi.com
  • Jordan D. Lewis Ph.D. - consultant and lecturer who focuses on repairing alliances 3707 33rd Place, NW Washington, DC 20008 202 364-0333 jordan@jordanlewis.com
  • JVSeek.com - Joint Venture Search Engine. You can search for joint venture opportunities in Asia, America, Africa and Europe. Projects from "$250,000 to $1 billion". Its pretty good... and its free. They also have a free newsletter. jvseek@gpmn.com Their parent site GPMN.com is also a good source for potential business opportunities. Related sites include InvestmentProjectDatabase.com, CommercialFinanceDirectory.com, How-to-Raise-Capital.com, How-to-Write-Business-Plans.com, AngelCapitalMarket.com - The proprietor is Marcel Baumert; Hauptstr. 13; 06543 Ulzigerode; Germany; phone: +49 34742 71597; mbaumert[-AT-]hotmail[-DOT-]de.
  • KPMG's Alliances Page - maintained by their Netherlands headquarters.
  • Kronos - A human resources outsourcing organization. They started with time clocks but evolved to include everything from staffing, developing, deploying, tracking, and rewarding the workforce. They manage salaried, hourly, remote, mobile, and contingent workers through one comprehensive system. 297 Billerica Road Chelmsford, MA 01824 (978) 250-9800 info@kronos.com
  • The Lared Group - A consulting company specializing in Strategic Alliances and Corporate Development. (1801 Ave. of the Stars, Suite 505, Los Angeles, CA 90067, 310-556-1778, fax 310-556-8085) Emilio Fontana, efontana@LaredGroup.com, Larraine Segil, LSegil@LaredGroup.com (now part of the Vantage Group)
  • Larraine Segil Productions - Larraine is co-founder of The Lared Group, a strategic alliance consulting company. She presents senior executive programs, speaks and consults worldwide on alliances. (310) 556-1778 LSegil@LaredGroup.com
  • Logos Networks - A society of professionals engaged in strategic business alliances and the practice of negotiation. They are active seminars and workshop presenters. seminars and workshop dates (Logos Networks Corporation P.O. Box 720 Sausalito, CA 94965) Integrity@LogosNet.com
  • Nasa SBIR Strategic Alliance Partnering Guidelines
  • Outsourcing Centre - All about outsourcing. Great listing of topic areas. Part of a related set of sites including Outsourcing Journal (online magazine about outsourcing), BPO Outsourcing Journal (monthly insights into Business Process Outsourcing), Outsourcing Events , Outsourcing News, The Everest Group, Turning Lead Into Gold "The Demystification of Outsourcing" by Peter Bendor-Samuel. InfoServer LLC 12700 Preston Road - Suite #190, Dallas, TX 75230, 972-980-0013 info@outsourcing-center.com
  • Outsourcing Interactive - The Outsourcing Institute is a professional association dedicated to outsourcing. articles for buyers, articles for sellers, BPO outsourcing articles, more articles. Provides consulting, on site facilitation, boot camp, executive briefings, regional events, Melissa Wettengel, buyersolutions@outsourcing.com, Caroline Bush, events@outsourcing.com, 516.681.0066
  • The Outsourcing Institute - OI tracks and forecasts the outsourcing activity while providing new services and programs to assist buyers of outsourcing services. (The Outsourcing Institute Jericho Atrium 500 North Broadway, Suite 141 Jericho, NY 11753, 516-681-0066) events@outsourcing.com buyersolutions@outsourcing.com request@outsourcing.com providerservices@outsourcing.com oievents@outsourcing.com
  • PartneringIntelligence - “Businesses don’t partner, people do!" The Partnership Continuum, Inc. is a consulting and seminar firm dedicated to helping people establish partnerships. Internal Partnerships (cross-functional teams, process management teams, quality improvement teams, union-management relationships, project management teams, design teams) and External Partnerinships (alliances, customer/supplier relationships, joint-ventures, acquisitions, mergers), articles, Stephen M. Dent, Partnership Continuum, Inc., 1201 Yale Place Suite 1908 Minneapolis, MN info@partneringintelligence.com, Sdent@partneringintelligence.com, 612.375.0323, 1.888.292.0323,
  • Partnership Sourcing Ltd - PSL (Partnership Sourcing Ltd.) was established by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the UK Department of Trade and Industry in 1990 to promote the concept of partnering in business in the United Kingdom. They have an excellent inventory of case studies (if you are looking for a good case study check out their site!) and some nice programs and partnerint content (Les Pyle Chief Executive 020 7202 9401, Irwin House 118 Southwark Street London SE1 0SN, Tel 020-202-9400 Fax 020-7261-9883) enquiries@pslcbi.com
  • Prismea International Partnering - Creation, development and management of international business partner relations. Qualified database of companies across UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia and South Africa - many personal contacts. Prismea also provides representative services in UK. (Mike Preston - Managing Director (Tel +44 (0) 118 978 5588 Mobile +44 (0) 7973 193 260) mike.preston@prismea.com
  • ReCap - Recombinant Capital is a San Francisco-based consulting firm specializing in biotechnology alliances and capitalization. Provides lists of alliances, valuation history charts, employment contract summaries, press releases. Leslie Molony, Ph.D. lmolony@recap.com. (Mark Edwards, Managing Director, 2121 N. California Blvd. Suite 250 Walnut Creek CA 94596, 925-952-3870, fax 925-952-3871)
    • They also have an online biotechnology partnering magazine at www.signalsmag.com edited by Jennifer van Brunt
  • ReCapIT - Web-based information and customized consulting on strategic planning and alliances for IT companies. Provides lists of alliances, valuation history charts, employment contract summaries, press releases, analyses of comparables and industry best practices for strategic alliances, equity investments and acquisitions. Has specialized analysts focusing on the hardware, software, internet and telecommunications sectors. Much of their data is gathered from contracts filed with the SEC. (1990 N. California Blvd., Suite 202 Walnut Creek, CA 94596, 925-952-9336, fax 925-952-9338) Bryce Hoffman, editor-in-chief, bhoffman@recapit.com, recapit@recapit.com
  • Rigsbee.com - The web site of Ed Rigsbee, CSP - Author of: PartnerShift, Developing Strategic Alliances, and The Art of Partnering. He speaks to trade organizations and has some nice substantive content on his site... more than most of the other partnering sites. 805-371-4636, 800-839-1520 partnering.rigsbee@gte.net, EdRigsbee@aol.com
  • The Rhythm of Business - - Consultancy and research group specializing in mastering the give and get of collaborative business. Supplier networks, partnerships, multi-party alliances, collaborative business relationships, diaspora networks for economic development. Strategic and operational consulting, measurement tools and learning programs, executive programs, conference presentations. Articles and white papers Jeff Shuman 617-965-4777x17, info@rhythmofbusiness.com
  • SmartAlliances - Booz·Allen & Hamilton's partnering site. links page (John R. Harbison Vice President, Booz·Allen & Hamilton 5220 Pacific Concourse Drive, Suite 390 Los Angeles, California 90045 310-348-1900) harbison_john@bah.com
  • SBPOA - The Shared Services and Business Process Outsourcing Association is for executives, managers and consultants interested in outsourcing of business processes. Has primers on outsourcing and shared services. Includes business directory, events, calendar and forums.
  • Steffen, Steffen & Associates - SSA has a superb partnering training package designed to train the front line troops to do the job maintaining good partnering relationships with partner organizations. Dr. R. James Steffen, (AKA Dr. Jim) President, rjsteffen@aol.com 203/792-1000, fax 203/748-2290, 107 Newtown Road Danbury, CT 06810
  • Strategic-Alliances.org - The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals local chapters (P.O. Box 812-027,  Wellesley, MA 02482 Tel: 781-263-0066  Fax: 781-263-0027) billl@strategic-alliances.org, webmaster@strategic-alliances.org
  • Supply Chain Management Society – ASIA - An organization of Supply Chain professionals committed to help organizations in ASIA through knowledge empowerment, professional exchange on internship internationally and developing ASIAN professionals to embrace and profit from bridging partnering gaps
  • Technology Partners International - "The largest, most experienced and knowledgeable sourcing advisory firm in the world" Over 240 professionals covering Education & Government, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment , Professional Services, Restaurants & Retail, Telecommunications, Travel, Transportation & Hospitality. Dennis McGuire, Founder and Chairman, Ed Glotzbach, President and Managing Partner, (dennis.mcguire@tpi.net, ed.glotzbach@tpi.net, 10055 Grogan's Mill Road, Suite 200, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 1-281-465-5700 fax 1-281-419-4399)
  • The Corporate Partnering Institute - A U.S. based think tank dedicated to the use of alliances to generate growth and competitive advantage. Publishes alliance tools and locates potential partners. (Chicago, IL USA, 1-847/677-1457, 800-948-1700) ces2@gate8.com
  • The Warren Company - Specializes exclusively in creating, implementing and revitalizing joint ventures and strategic alliances, especially sourcing partnerships. Author Robert Porter Lynch is president of the Warren Company. (One Richmond Square Providence, RI 02906  401-273-0010, fax 401-521-6363) HowardOliver@warrenco.com, anaperry@warrenco.com
  • TI Partners provides a range of pan-European corporate partnering, finance and market entry services. Their services include assistance with pre-bidding through proposal-writing and project management to managing partner relationships, institution-building and implementation of business plans. They have offices in London, Cologne and Stockholm and provide services to both private and public sector clients. (Stephen Weil or Eric Lewis, +44 (0)20 8299 4141, email) info@ti-partners.com
  • Vantage Partners - Provides and implements standard, company-wide tools and approaches to negotiate and manage key alliance, supplier, outsourcing, customer and internal relationships. 888-547-8852 x450.Danny Ertel (dertel@vantagepartners.com) and Mark Gordon (mgordon@vantagepartners.com) are both founders and directors of Vantage Partners
  • Ventura Consulting Group - Construction project and service contract partnering. Ventura Consulting Group has facilitated a formal partnering process on over 900 projects and service contracts world-wide ranging from the Pentagon Renovation to the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Knowledgeable and experienced in most types of delivery methods and industries, Ventura Consulting enables teams to clearly define success for all the stakeholders, to commit to the game they are going to play as a team and to develop an offensive game to win the game and to develop a defensive game plan to work through obstacles. They also have developed an 'internal' partnering process for management teams that are committed to achieve better results without working harder, longer or more expensively. Paul Crotty, (832) 623-6856 (Houston office) or (805) 650-8040 (Ventura, California office), paul@venturaconsulting.com.
  • What If What Next - Provides strategic marketing planning, business development services, research and planning for companies in emerging technical markets. (Howard Oliver, 100 Canyon Ave, Suite 801, Toronto, Ontario M3H 5T9, 416-638-8582) whatifwhatnext@on.aibn.com
  • AllianceAnalyst - The site of the leading hardcopy newsletter on alliances and partnerings links page (James Bamford Editor, Newcap Communications, Inc 1616 Walnut St. Suite 1901 Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-546-2441, fax 215-546.3292) admin@allianceanalyst.com (The AllianceAnalyst is no longer being published)
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