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  Morten Stilling shares an insightful white paper that explains what the SPOT model is and why it can help you through the initial digital discovery process.  The SPOT Model is a simple but powerful methodology for digitalizing your business with a clear outset in your business strategy. It brings out experienced pains and identified […]

  Abhinav Chandra reflects on the fall of sales during the pandemic, provides a sales forecast on the coming holiday season, and offers advice on actions fashion companies should take now. Tackling the dual threat of COVID-19 and climate change; a data-driven action plan for retailers to adapt quickly to changing consumer purchasing behavior. It […]

  In this episode of Subscription Stories, Robbie Kellman Baxter interviews Electronic Arts’ Mike Blank about bringing subscription to the world of gaming. They discuss the challenges of subscriptions in the gaming industry, how to encourage consumers to discover new content within the subscription, and how EA offers multiple consumer models to support their “player […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Bart Sichel with bps Captura. Bart is President of bps Captura, which provides independent advisory and consulting to corporate senior leaders, private equity firms, and boards across multiple consumer facing industries.  Bart has hands on experience driving growth, and provides expertise in Marketing, Digital Transformation, Ecommerce, Innovation, Format Renewal, and […]

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  In this short video from Andrew Hone’s company identifies why only one in 25 cost-cutting programs work.     The video can also be accessed on Zenithstrategy.com 

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Tarik Djeddour with Stellaris Consulting. Tarik is a Healthcare focused former McKinsey manager who started his own consulting firm in 2016. He mainly focuses on go-to-market strategy, commercial due diligence, and insight & analytics projects, supporting pharma and med device teams mostly in Europe and the US. An engineering & […]

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  Raising venture capital for a startup is not an easy task, however, Jay Jung shares a case study that details the problems involved and the steps taken to ensure successful funding on a non-tech, mid west company seeking investment funding.  Embarc Advisors successfully advised a Client Company, located in the Midwest, with their first […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Bernard Borowski with Digital Lean & Data Advantage Group. Bernard is an outcome-driven digital transformation executive for the services industries who led large scale programs and client engagements that unlocked value from digitized processes and data insights. He most recently acted as Chief Data Officer for the shared services group […]

  In this post, Robyn M. Bolton explores how working remotely can improve company culture and accelerate innovation.  The seasons may be changing but, for most, there is no end in sight for our new Work From Home (WFH) existence. The prospect of more months of working from the kitchen table, searching for a quiet […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Alex Jacobs-Hajian.  Alex is a C-Level Strategy and Operations Management Consultant focused on Mergers and Acquisitions, Deep Technical Know-How, and Business & Legal Acumen Functional Expertise: • Program and Project Management • Client Relationship Management and Value Realization • Digital and Technology Strategy • Lean Six Sigma Certified Industry Domains: […]

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  For all who are working with Microsoft Office 365, Hugo Bernier has provided a series of posts to help navigate the software. In this post, he explains how to work with rules in Microsoft Lists. Over the last few years, Microsoft has done an amazing job at modernizing SharePoint. It used to be that […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Mortimer von Plettenberg.  Mortimer von Plettenberg, a lawyer by background, started his career as an Associate in McKinsey’s Hamburg office. Focusing on operations transformation and restructuring projects, he left as an Engagement Manager five years later to co-found a non-profit educational start-up: Teach First Deutschland places bright graduates of all […]