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Perspective: WannaCry Ransomware

May 17, 2017 - Another day, another devastating cyber incident with global reach that is leaving companies and organizations around the world reeling.  Isn’t that how the expression goes?  If not, it sure does feel like it.  This is probably due to the saturated news coverage the...

Liberty Advisor Group Bolsters Security Capability with Acquisition of G²S Global

Move Expands Liberty’s World-Class Technology and Management Consulting Offering CHICAGO, January 16, 2017 –  Liberty Advisor Group, a top-tier business and technology consultancy and a 2016 fastest growing firm, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of G²S Global, an Indianapolis-based security advisory specializing in business threat...

Liberty Named to Consulting Magazine’s Fastest Growing Firms

October 17, 2016 – CHICAGO, IL - Liberty Advisor Group is pleased to announce it has been named to Consulting magazine's Fastest Growing Firms at the 2016 annual gala and award dinner.  This global list honors consulting firms of all sizes and across all sectors by ranking their cumulative rate of...

Overcoming Risk on Critical Company Projects

TK Kerstetter, CEO of Boardroom Resources LLC, conducted a roundtable for C-SUITE with Steve Wilson, CEO of CF Industries (retired) and a director at both Ameren Corporation and GATX Corporation, Jennifer Scanlon, Senior Vice President, USG Corporation and President of USG International, and Tom Lebamoff, Managing Partner for Liberty Advisor...

It’s the Principle of the Thing: Go Lean On Pricing for Improved Profits

The mandate for improved profitability has become more intense over the last five years thanks to external pressures and internal demands.  But where will this profitability come from? Waste and reduction in virtually every area have left few stones unturned. The last hold out often turns out to be...

Liberty’s Summer Reading List

Going into the home stretch of summer, we can’t help but think about making the most of our final few weekends at the beach. Any good beach trip needs a good beach book, so we decided we’d ask some Liberty Executives to share some of their...

Security Gaps are Lurking in These 4 Areas of Your Portfolio Companies

As part of the due diligence process, private equity investors are increasingly focusing on the security of the potential investment’s technology infrastructure and critical business information. However, that same scrutiny is often lacking when investors look at the systems and processes of companies already within their portfolio. Most...

Four Retail Trends to Watch

The early part of 2015 has seen a lot of activity recently among retailers.  As in years past, retailers are operating in an environment that has continued to see margin compression and increased operating costs.  Companies are looking to increase market share, efficiencies and thereby profits through a number...

How to Hire a CIO or CTO for Your Portfolio Company

One of the most common questions clients ask is, “How do I go about hiring a CIO/CTO?” An organization’s technology decision maker plays a critical role in shaping its future; choosing one is a delicate process, as the decision will have an immeasurable impact on...

Conflict Minerals – Compliance Through Technology

Excerpt from Liberty Advisor Group’s article in an upcoming issue of Counsel for Supply Chain Management Professionals Hot Topics   Dodd-Frank Section 1502.b requires the SEC to establish rules regarding Conflict Minerals for any company that issues securities through the SEC. These rules have already taken effect and...

3d Printing Changes Everything

Over the last few decades, 3D printing—also known as additive manufacturing and previously, rapid prototyping—has evolved from a niche technology used by the large and innovative industrial manufacturers to what many proponents now describe as a legitimate and disruptive force that will be “bigger than...