Cybersecurity Diligence in Private Equity Transactions: A Q&A with Experts Who Have Completed Hundreds of Deals

Cybersecurity Diligence in Private Equity Transactions: A Q&A with Experts Who Have Completed Hundreds of Deals

Cybersecurity. It’s something that you need to be aware of both when you’re looking to acquire and once you’ve acquired in the continued day-to-day operations of the company. You don’t want to risk your data being exposed, being embarrassed, or suffering financial loss. Alex Agran, host of the Private Equity Technology Podcast, recently interviewed two West Monroe...

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A Conversation About Inclusion and Diversity: Tackling Unconscious Bias and Its Impact on the Workplace

A Conversation About Inclusion and Diversity: Tackling Unconscious Bias and Its Impact on the Workplace

As part of a journey to strengthen our culture of inclusion, I began writing quarterly articles designed to stimulate conversation about relevant, and sometimes challenging topics. The idea is that healthy and open dialogue is an essential prerequisite to breaking down the barriers to inclusion. This quarter, we address how unconscious bias impacts the workplace, and specifically, work...

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Celebrating Pride at West Monroe

Celebrating Pride at West Monroe

This year, we have an extra reason to celebrate LGBT+ Pride Month: the launch of West Monroe’s newest employee resource group, WMPride! WMPride is open to both LGBT+ employees and supporters and is designed to support and encourage the ongoing growth and success of our LGBT+ employees and community at WMP.…

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West Monroe’s National Day of Change: Making an Impact, Together

West Monroe’s National Day of Change: Making an Impact, Together

For the third consecutive year, West Monroe united across the firm to give back to the people and organizations in our communities. On June 1, we set aside consulting for a day to allow all our employees to participate in a “National Day of Change.” The National Day of Change is our commitment to giving back to the communities where our people live and work.…

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How West Monroe Gets More by Giving More: Reflections on our National Day of Change

How West Monroe Gets More by Giving More: Reflections on our National Day of Change

This year, for West Monroe’s National Day of Change (NDOC), I had the opportunity to volunteer with the Salvation Army on a beautification project at the Chicago Temple Corps Community Center and Booth Manor Senior Residences. The Salvation Army was a perfect partner for NDOC because of its significant local impact throughout the Chicagoland area and our long-standing partnership with...

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From the Command Post to the Boardroom

From the Command Post to the Boardroom

To mark National Military Awareness Month, I decided to share my story of transition from the military to civilian life. Many distinctions exist between the military and the civilian world and these differences can be hard to navigate for those making the transition. One day while watching television, I saw an Air Force recruiting commercial.…

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Dare to Be Inclusive: My Top Takeaways from the Daring Women Conference

Dare to Be Inclusive: My Top Takeaways from the Daring Women Conference

West Monroe recently had the honor of participating in Seattle Business Magazine’s inaugural Daring Women event to discuss challenges, growth opportunities and innovation in both business and life. The half-day event brought together more than 350 women (and a few men) from a range of industries and experiences, mixing TED-style talks with panel discussions on owning your leadership style...

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5 Tips for Wearing (& Rocking) Your New Hat In a “Stretch Role”

5 Tips for Wearing (& Rocking) Your New Hat In a “Stretch Role”

While approaching my two-year mark at West Monroe, I’ve experienced different levels of comfortability with my assigned project roles. I feel especially fortunate to have been assigned opportunities considered “stretch roles” where I have worn hats I never expected to wear, be it a “technical” hat or a “project manager” hat.…

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How Will You #PressforProgress?

How Will You #PressforProgress?

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.  2018’s theme is “#PressforProgress”, which is a call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues, and communities to think, act, and be gender inclusive. The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report found that gender equality is over 200 years...

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