How to balance your innovation budget and resources

Dedicating time and resources to innovation for your business is HARD yes – but here’s how we’ll remedy that situation for you Day-to-day business operations require a lot of your attention and resources. It can be the time needed to onboard your clients, provide support, or debug software.  All very valid activities to ensure you […]

How to improve your bottom-line, product development cycle, and go-to-market time.

The following tip will help improve your bottom-line, quality, product development cycle, and go-to-market time.

Traditionally, products were developed to serve a large market segment with a similar need. Every aspect of the product and the supporting services were specifically designed and developed to satisfy the needs of this group of potential customers.

How To Write KPIs

Key performance indicators or KPIs are one of the most powerful tools in a business’s toolbox. As a measurable metric, KPIs demonstrate how well your business is performing against your strategic objectives. While KPIs are often interchangeably used with ‘metrics,’ they are much more than numbers. By tracking the performance of departments and individuals, you can make critical adjustments as needed in strategy execution to achieve your business objectives. In addition, these indicators help you break down strategic objectives into smaller, quantifiable data points.

How to Define or Structure Projects that Align and Contribute to Your Strategic Objectives

For many organizations, defining the strategic objectives can mean their business strategy is completed. However, the most carefully crafted strategies can fail to deliver tangible results without appropriate implementation. Aligning your business’s strategic objectives with projects is the key to achieving strategic objectives. Aligning your project with your organizational objectives allows you to gain an […]

How to Develop Strategic Objectives and Strategic Focus Areas

Creating a strategic plan for a business is a challenging task, but it is an inevitable part of building a successful enterprise. A business without a well-laid-out strategic plan finds itself struggling to recover in times of crisis. On the other hand, as long as you have a plan, you have direction. To create a strategic plan that is easier to implement and stick to, you need to specify your strategic objectives and strategic focus areas. These are the pillars on which your strategic plan is built.

How to Write a Mission, Vision, and Value Statement

A strategic plan is incomplete and doomed for failure if it isn’t guided by three essential components: mission, vision, and values. In the absence of a well-crafted strategic plan, work occurs aimlessly, and stakeholders remain uninformed and unchallenged. As a result, you may not be able to make the most of your capital and human resources, unable to set the right direction for your company, and struggle to meet your long-term goals.
Your strategic planning process is invisible to others and private only to you. But your mission, vision, and values are on your website, in your marketing materials, and in investor and shareholder reports. They communicate your strengths, ambition, and values.

How to Write a Strategic Plan

If you want to succeed and to continue succeeding, you need a solid strategic plan. Of course, creating your strategic plan isn’t the most glamorous thing about running a business. But it doesn’t have to get overwhelming and complicated. As long as you follow a structure whose elements flow into one another, you should have no problem preparing your strategy plan document and enjoying your experience putting it together.

Successful Strategy Execution: What’s the Secret?

Almost all businesses have corporate, functional, or business-level strategies. To formulate the required strategies requires the allocation of a considerable amount of effort, money, and time. This investment can be wasteful if the implementation of the strategy is ineffective or wrong.
While the objective to define the company’s strategy and pursue it by making the right resource-allocation decisions sounds simple, most companies struggle with execution. However, flawless strategy execution is the critical factor that determines whether a business succeeds or fails.