Category Archives: Strategy Management

Innovation in the Finance Function

Compared to other organizational functions such as Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain, the Finance function is often lagging behind when it comes to embracing innovation. In today’s era of disruption and rapid technological advancement, the only way CFOs and Finance teams can ensure sustained relevance and create value across the enterprise is through innovation and… Read more »

Transforming Your Business in Times of Continuous Change

In times of continuous change, there are both winners and losers. Some company’s grow to become high performing, innovative and competitive enterprises while others develop into fighters, fighting for survival on a daily basis. Today’s business environment is constantly evolving, with many factors both internal and external to the organization affecting the achievement of its… Read more »

Talking about Digital Transformation

These days I’m hearing quite a number of business leaders talk about digitization, going digital or digital transformation. Regardless of which term you’re most comfortable with, it’s a good sign that leaders are seriously considering taking advantage of the power of modern technologies to transform their businesses. An investment in IT is no longer considered… Read more »

The Basics of Strategic Planning and Strategy Execution

Effective strategic planning and strategy execution are key to driving business success and growth. Unfortunately, leaders tend to focus more on the planning process and less on doing or executing. Strategic planning is the process of articulating the vision of what the organization wants to be, defining its strategy, setting strategic initiatives, making decisions on… Read more »

Risk-Based Decision Making

Risk is an inherent element of the business. Given that every business activity or decision has a risk consequence, a business should not expect to operate and progress by making risk an afterthought. Technological advances, evolving customer expectations, volatile markets, global political instabilities, shifting demographics and natural disasters are impacting business models and forcing organizations… Read more »