In Episode 8 of the Acceleration Economy Minute, Kieron Allen explains why game-changing partners are necessary for the Acceleration Economy.
00:15 — Janet Schijns recently published a piece called How to Deliver Added Value Amid Price Increases – and How Partners Can Help. Kieron was struck by this article because of how relevant partner ecosystems are during a time of economic uncertainty.
00:50 — In addition to identifying the right partners for specific business needs, leaders should consider how their partner ecosystem can grow and how it works for the organization. Furthermore, organizations must consider their roles as game-changing partners and what they bring to the table.
01:25 — Competitive elements between businesses are diminishing. While competition still exists, partner ecosystems, especially in an era of recession, are more important than ever before as a way to present customers with a combined offering.
01:48 — Nowadays, it is crucial for companies to look internally and consider how they can be strong partners, as the relationship between companies is a two-way street. The value an organization offers will be reciprocated.
Join us on February 23, 2023, for Partners Ecosystem Week, a digital event analyzing the business and IT imperatives around cloud, AI, automation, and cybersecurity ecosystems that define the future of partnerships.