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  • Keystone Chairman and HBS Professor Marco Iansiti expands on why digital leaders post higher gross margins, profits, and revenue per employee than digital laggards in a new study entitled, “The Digital Business Divide: Analyzing the operating impact of digital transformation,” featured recently on
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  •’s 2017 Top Ranked Consulting Firms: Keystone Strategy has been named to‘s 2017 Top Ranked Consulting Firms in North America with two top 10 placements for both innovation and internal mobility. Read more about Keystone Strategy here: vault-top-ranked
  • The CFO Leadership Council News:  Keystone’s own Director of Finance Julius Gloeckner is featured in the CFO Council News blog detailing why he thrives in Keystone’s entrepreneurial setting.  Read more about Julius Gloeckner and Keystone CFO Council Logo
  • Top 10 Boutique Strategy Consulting firm by IvyExec: Keystone has been ranked a Top 10 Boutique Strategy Consulting firm by IvyExec in their annual consulting firm rankings. Read more about Keystone  ivyexec_logo
  • Consulting Magazine Rising Star: Congratulations to Keystone’s Sam Price who was just named one of Consulting Magazine’s Rising Stars of the Profession for 2016. To read more about Sam and her work at Keystone, go to Consulting MagazineConsulting Mag Rising Star
  • Professor Iansiti releases One Strategy which analyzes how a management team tweaked and optimized the fine line between strategy and executionone-strategy
  • Professor Pisano wins the 2010 McKinsey Award for “Restoring American Competitiveness”

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Why Leaders Don’t Learn from Success

by Gary P. Pisano and Francesca Gino
Harvard Business Review, April 2011
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HBS Working Knowledge

by Marco Iansiti
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, March 22, 2010
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Microsoft Exec Writes “One Strategy” For Your Success

by Steven Sinofsky and Marco Iansiti
CNBC Guest Blog, March 19, 2010
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One Strategy: Organization, Planning, and Decision Making

by Steven Sinofsky and Marco Iansiti
Wiley Press, 2009

One Strategy analyzes how a management team tweaked and optimized the fine line between strategy and execution in developing the next generation of a major product, detailed in a series of internal blogs by Microsoft Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky and merged with insightful context from technology and operations strategy expert Marco Iansiti. Along the way, One Strategy examines the concepts, capabilities, processes, and behaviors to align around one strategy and deliver impact – thus developing Strategic Integrity. All about developing and executing great, innovative strategies, One Strategy reveals how you can build the right organizational capabilities and base of understanding, generate insightful strategies, develop detailed plans, and lead your corporate strategies to completion.