Planning & estimating requirements

Posted on Oct 19, 2016 by Alan Gurney


Are you involved in analysing systems and processes at work? When looking to improve the way your business functions it's important to first make a detailed action plan.

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Topics: Strategy & Business Models, Business, Productivity

21st Century Strategy vs Strategic Planning

Posted on May 18, 2015 by Anna Shaw


Roger Martin* (former Dean of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada) maintains that in his 30 years experience as a strategic advisor to large corporations, the vast majority of strategic plans he has dealt with are simply budgets with highly detailed explanations!

Quite often, people confuse the formulation of organisational strategy with preparing a strategic planning document and use the terms interchangeably. But, they’re not - strategy is not planning.

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Topics: Strategy & Business Models

21st Century Business Model Thinking

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 by Anna Shaw

Rain Check, New York, Tom Eversley (

We live in a rapidly changing and sometimes volatile global business environment, that makes decision making fraught with complexity. But, many corporations are still relying on management tools that were developed in the 1980s for a completely different, non-internet era. New tools are needed. 

How do you create options for growth in your business when the fast moving uncertain environment makes the future highly unpredictable?

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Topics: Strategy & Business Models