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Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Alliance Managers?

Peter Simoons

Thus I wondered “Can AI replace Alliance Managers ?” Can AI Replace Alliance Managers? In a rather straightforward, high volume type of partnerships, such as those we find in channels, jobs might be easily replaced by AI than in true, value creating strategic alliances. It still has a lot to learn!

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Alliance Management is a Profession

Peter Simoons

Alliance Management is a profession , and skilled Alliance Managers possess the knowledge and expertise to effectively prepare for alliances, manage them, and address any challenges that may arise along the way. The post Alliance Management is a Profession appeared first on Simoons & Company B.V.

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What is Alliance Management?

Peter Simoons

During a recent conversation, I was asked what Alliance Management is. Later on, looking at my own website I learned, to my surprise, that in the 13 years of writing this column I have written about many aspects of Alliance Management, but never about the basic question of, “What is Alliance Management?”

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What Makes a Good Alliance Manager??

Peter Simoons

“What makes a good alliance manager?” The answer to that question, to a certain extent, depends on the type of organisation you are in and the type of alliances you look after. Organisations therefore perceive the role of alliance management differently to each other.

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Alliance Management is not Rocket Science

Peter Simoons

In a recent round of feedback for one of our Alliance Masterclass, one of the participants concluded that alliance management is not Rocket Science and then others chimed in. They felt that the principles of alliance management are rather simple. Perhaps some have been more challenging than others?

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Change: Understanding the Alliance Management Process

Peter Simoons

That, of course, resonated with me as managing alliances is almost all about relationships and emotional intelligence (EQ). . I usually compare the role of an alliance manager to being a conductor in an orchestra. They need to unify the alliance partners and their team members.

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Is Alliance Management Common Sense?

Peter Simoons

Successful alliances are not “just done” However, the big difference is that, to many companies, alliances are still new and not well understood. If done at all, alliance management is often done ad-hoc, perhaps as a task on the side. Many people mistakenly think that you can just “do” alliances.