Every business, large or small, benefits from developing and documenting a strategic plan. The strategic plans we develop together are:
Visual - More of a map than a document.
- Concise - Include important information only. No fluff. No filler.
- Comprehensive - Covers planning and decision making from all angles.
- Executable - Broken down into defined packages that can be worked on and completed.
Teams of any size are at their best when individual members can understand and take ownership of their parts of a project. The projects plans we build are:
Integrated - Work completed 'in platform' makes real time reporting automatic.
Flexible - Intelligently manage trade offs between budget, scope, and schedule.
Risk Based - Realistic risk management practices built into budgets and schedules.
Visually Organized - Information hierarchy helps team members understand their role and responsibilities.
Understanding and communicating business operations We map business processes in order in increase effectiveness, improve efficiency, and identify areas for improvement. The process management and modeling we do is:
- Collaborative - Everyone involved in a process has input on how it is done correctly and how it could be improved.
- Scale Appropriate - Process architecture and modeling needs are different for teams of different sizes.
The (poorly) Illustrated Guide to Strategic Project Platform Implementation
Ok, you get it. Napoleon should not have invaded Russia and Hitler should have definitely known better. Great. But now what do I know about strategy? Steve Jobs was... smart I guess? Boston Consulting Group makes cool graphs?
So… what exactly do I do now?
The classic strategy stories are fun to read but they all share one major theme - It’s easy to read the through-line once the story is over. It’s easy to see that the winners had ‘good’ strategy and the losers had ‘bad’ strategy. But what do you do as a lieutenant in the army when the orders are handed down? How do you call the plays during the game? How do you make a decision in the board meeting? Learn the basics of in-the-game strategy by downloading The (poorly) Illustrated Guide to Strategic Project Management.