Strategic Planning

Operationalize strategic plans - from formulation to execution across the organization.

Answering 3 Key Automotive Industry 4.0 Questions

Vehicle factory shutdowns due to a microchip shortage, an automotive CEO losing his job for software concerns, and millions of connected cars on the road. No doubt about it, Automotive Industry 4.0 is here. Technology-related issues that weren’t a concern just five or ten years ago are now top of mind as customer demands and...

3 Things Organizations Can Do to Create an Ethos of Transformation

There’s no question that the last few years have had a tumultuous effect on businesses worldwide. Economic stimulus efforts, a global pandemic, global tensions and geopolitical issues, societal unrest – all of those events have altered how organizations bring their products, goods, and services to market. Many companies have responded to this era of intense...

7 Benefits of Connected Services Organizations

A connected services organization is one in which systems, data, work, people, and customers are integrated and aligned, in order to establish a critical link in the organizational chain that joins customer and solution value. The journey towards becoming a connected services organization is a continuum that captures and tracks progression from traditional, focused on...

Dynamic Planning in the Face of Uncertainty

We thought we knew about uncertainty. Market disruptions by startups; sure. Shifting consumer behaviors? Part of the job. But then the pandemic happened, creating a domino effect of disruptions that we are learning to accept as part of daily life. The only thing certain about our futures, it seems, is that we have an extremely...

What Did the Pandemic Teach Us About New Product Development?

In this post, you will find questions and answers from an incredibly timely and informative webinar that provided crucial new product development best practices based on lessons learned from the pandemic. The information collected in these Q&As will act as valuable assets for anyone wanting to make clear the real need for more adaptive product...