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  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Wiserlinks Knowledge

  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Jean-Bernard Girault

Pubicis and Wal-Mart launch a strategic partnership

Businesswire | 18/07/2016

Businesswire Publicis Groupe (Paris:PUB) [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC40], a leader in marketing and business transformation services, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. [WMT, NYSE] announced today the launch of a new strategic relationship that will give Walmart unfettered access to all of Publicis Groupe’s agencies and resources. The new entity will focus on how Publicis Groupe and […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

• Thomson Reuters to sell IP & science unit for $3.55 billion

Reuters | 18/07/2016

Reuters   Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI.TO) on Monday said it agreed to sell its intellectual property and science business to private equity firms Onex Corp (OCX.TO) and Baring Private Equity Asia for $3.55 billion in cash. The business, which has 3,200 employees, provides intellectual property and scientific information and associated tools and services to governments, […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Dell Nears Purchase of EMC For $67B

Investopedia | 18/07/2016

Investopedia   In October 2015, Dell Inc and EMC Corp (EMC) have signed a definitive agreement where Dell will fully acquire EMC Corp. The deal involves payment of a record $67 billion. This is slated to be the biggest deals in the tech sector. With its strong product portfolio, smooth advancements in Big Data, and […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Medivation Enters Talks With Sanofi, Others After Raised Bid

Bloomberg | 08/07/2016

Bloomberg Medivation Inc. entered into confidentiality agreements with French drugmaker Sanofi and other parties that have expressed interest in a deal with the U.S. biotechnology company, after earlier rejecting a raised bid from Sanofi. The companies announced the agreement in separate statements on Tuesday, bringing to an end Sanofi’s hostile efforts and turning them into […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Iliad in deal to create fourth Italian mobile operator

Reuters | 08/07/2016

Reuters France’s Iliad has agreed to create a fourth Italian mobile telecoms operator, it said on Tuesday, smoothing the way for CK Hutchison Holdings to merge its 3 Italia with Vimpelcom’s Wind. A fourth Italian mobile telecoms operator would help Hutchison gain antitrust approval for a merger that would leave Telecom Italia and Vodafone Italia […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Schindler and GE Enter Strategic Partnership to Power Digital Urban Mobility

Yahoo Finance | 08/07/2016

Yahoo Finance Schindler Group (SCHN.SW) and GE Digital (GE) today announced a strategic alliance that will use the full potential of the Industrial Internet for digital innovations in elevators, escalators and smart buildings. Schindler will leverage GE’s Predix platform and GE’s proven digital industrial expertise in advanced analytics to further its efforts in the Industrial […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Daimler boosts fleet management business with Rabobank deal

Reuters | 08/07/2016

Reuters Daimler (DAIGn.DE), the German maker of Mercedes cars, has struck a deal to buy Rabobank’s Athlon car leasing arm for 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to more than triple the size of its fleet management business. Automakers are branching out of their core manufacturing operations into a variety of related services in a bid […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Deutsche Telekom looks to sell off German mobile masts

Reuters | 08/07/2016

Reuters Deutsche Telekom is preparing to sell thousands of German mobile phone masts in a potential 5 billion-euro deal as it seeks to free up funds for investing in its European networks, two sources close to the matter said. The German company has appointed Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to organize an auction of the […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Why Safety Culture is More Important than Productivity

EHSToday | 08/07/2016

EHSToday When the new CEO of Alcoa Aluminium, Paul O’Neill, met the board and major investors for the first time, he didn’t mention profits, productivity, distribution or competition. Instead, he delivered a shocking message: “if you want to understand how Alcoa is doing, you need to look at our workplace safety figures.” By stressing that […]

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