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3 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Engineering

ISPE Quality Metrics Pilot Program Plans Proceeding

ISPE announced last month that it will conduct the industry's first Quality Metrics Pilot Program designed to define and operationalize standard metrics reporting to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration .

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Consulting, McKinsey

7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Clean energy: Is a boom coming in 2014?

A security guard walks amid a solar power project site in Raisan village near Gandhinagar, India.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, New Energy Finance, Wind Power

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

In a Digital World, Lego Sticks to Its Bricks

If JA rgen Vig Knudstorp were a character from this year's blockbuster Lego movie, he'd be Lord Business-without the evil machinations.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey

Government Executive

Obama Management Chief Sees Opportunity to Build on Contracting Successes

Asked what struck her most during her first six months in government, the coordinator of President Obama's second-term management agenda said, "Every day, people inside government agencies and the contractor community are making real progress recruiting talent, buying smarter and making use of existing flexibility in the Federal Acquisition ... (more)

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Related Topix: McKinsey, Consulting

AlertNet

China detains 160 in Shanghai healthcare scam

Chinese authorities have detained 160 members of a criminal gang in the eastern city of Shanghai after the group swindled patients by luring them to fake medical clinics and selling them over-priced drugs, Shanghai police said on Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunday Herald

Firms are urged to set sights on Asian prospects

SCOTTISH business must wake up to the Asian century, one of the world's leading business consultants has said in Edinburgh.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey, Computers

The Motley Fool

McKinsey & Co.: 3 Major Challenges for 3-D Printing Companies to Overcome

At the Inside 3-D Printing Conference recently held in New York City, Daniel Cohen of McKinsey & Company addressed the audience about what it's going to take to drive further adoption of 3-D printing in industrial manufacturing settings.

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Related Topix: Consulting, McKinsey

Sun Apr 13, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Understanding the 'Generations' of travel - Part 2: The Baby Boomers.

Exclusive Feature: In the previous article you have been able to read and understand more about the Post War Cohort; The reliable traveler, who loves to travel the world and has the disposable income to do so.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Hispanic Business

San Jose Mercury News Sal Pizarro column

The first tip is always to check out what's in the gallerist's office, since those are pieces that they see every day and are probably very special.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Life, Food, Dining

The Las Vegas Sun

Bio: HHS secretary nominee Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Nominated secretary of Health and Human Services, April 11, 2014; director, Office of Management and Budget, April 2013-present; president, Walmart Foundation, 2012-2013; positions of president of global development, chief operating officer and executive director during tenure at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2001-2011; served as deputy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Pizarro: Arts patrons honored at Silicon Valley Contemporary art fair

Mike and Yvonne Nevens shared some of their art-collecting wisdom Thursday night at Silicon Valley Contemporary, the San Jose art fair where the couple was honored as Arts Patrons of the Year.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Marketing, Mountain View, CA

The Washington Post

AlixPartners Sues McKinsey Defectors Over Secret Files

AlixPartners LLP, the turnaround firm whose consultants seek to revive bankrupt or foundering companies, sued two former partners for allegedly stealing confidential files when they left for rival McKinsey & Co.

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Related Topix: AlixPartners, Financial Services, McKinsey, Consulting, Marketing, Computers, Dell, Business News

EMarketer

Article: How iBeacon and Similar Technology Will Change Retail

David Edelman, a partner and global co-leader of sales and marketing practice at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, spoke with eMarketer's Yory Wurmser about how mobile tracking technology, particularly iBeacon, will alter shopping for consumers and retailers.

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Related Topix: Marketing, eMarketer

Sys-Con Media

Kite Pharma Expands Company's Board of Directors with the Appointment of Jonathan M. Peacock

Mr. Peacock's appointment is effective immediately, bringing the number of Kite's directors to eight.

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Bloomberg

Texan Discovers Key to Euro Going Against Consensus: Currencies

That's the home of Prestige Economics LLC, the fewer-than-10-person researcher and consultancy that proved to be the most-accurate forecaster of the euro-dollar pair last quarter among more than 50 firms worldwide in data compiled by Bloomberg.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Texas, McKinsey, Consulting, US News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Breitbart.com

...Replacement Played Key Role in Gates Foundation

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will resign her post following an extremely flawed rollout of President Obama's signature health care reform law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Free Republic

New Gal - HHS - OMB Leadership Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director

Sylvia Mathews Burwell is the Director of the Office of Management and Budget . She was confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 2013.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Hinton, WV

Reuters

AlixPartners sues consultants who jumped to McKinsey

AlixPartners, a leading business turnaround advisory firm, sued two former managing directors for breaching employment contracts and stealing trade secrets after they jumped to consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

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Related Topix: McKinsey, Consulting, AlixPartners, Financial Services, Marketing

CEPR

Reed Hundt

Reed Hundt was chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 1993 to 1997, during which the Telecommunications Act of 1996 was passed into law.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Startups, Intel, Core Security Technologies, Wind River Systems, McAfee

Wed Apr 09, 2014

PolitiFact

Senate Majority PAC: 'Before Congress, (Tom) Cotton got paid...

This election cycle, we've seen vulnerable Senate Democrats attacked by the billionaire Koch brothers in costly TV ad spots.

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