Archive for category: Strategic Direction

How is your Business Agility restrained by your approach to decision making?

How is your Business Agility restrained by your approach to decision making?

Why do successful organisations pursue established strategies for too long? The hypothesis behind this blog is that it is a consequence of the way they make decisions.

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Better Forecasts = Better Business

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April 5, 2017

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Better Forecasts = Better Business

Better forecasts can be a platform for better enterprise performance if we focus on probability and use techniques such as Delphi, Monte Carlo and Porter to incorporate expert judgements

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Is your enterprise too reliant on a rear-view mirror?

Is your enterprise too reliant on a rear-view mirror?

The speed of competition means we need to do more than look in our review mirror to assess competitive threats. Proactive assessment of changes in power amongst our suppliers & buyers, potential substitute products and new entrants, the competitive rivalry and changes in complementary products and regulation is a basis for improved enterprise agility.

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Data – Getting to Grips with the numbers

Data – Getting to Grips with the numbers

Three Questions: 1.         How many people in your enterprise use data well to extract real insights that help them / you make better decisions? 2.         Are analytical skills concentrated in a small sub set of your people? 3.         Do you have a reliable central depository of data / information or is management discussion […]

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