Identify the right opportunity then frame the best solution
Are you facing a challenging problem or opportunity requiring a practical, creative solution that will work as needed when implemented?
|Identifying and implementing solutions that work is a tricky business. To do it well requires specialized expertise. Choosing a solution that enhances business performance involves seeing the whole picture, not just parts of it.
Think of business performance as a three-legged stool with People, Practices, and Products as its legs. Adjusting only one leg leads to instability. Adjust two and, while the business may feel stable, it has actually tilted out of balance.
Helping your business align its performance legs through practical, sustainable solutions to problems and opportunities is part of the value-added benefit of practical knowhow consulting.
Put practical PERFORMANCE CONSULTING expertise to work on your unique opportunities and challenges.
Sample Engagements Strategic focusing: Financial Services (Mutual Funds)
Challenge: Evaluate the alignment of culture, service, and capability to support business targets and untapped potential in a boutique mutual fund company with $500MM in assets under management.
Result: As advisor to CEO, identified gaps, recommended solutions, and created an implementation plan to better leverage individual, organizational, and cultural strengths in conjunction with process (technological and procedural) and product (marketing/branding) realignment.
Product strategy evaluation: U.S. eLearning Company
Challenge: Advisor to CEO of an established eLearning provider in the Western United States seeking market feasibility of new, higher-education online offering.
Result: Identified opportunities and gaps related to product strategy to support decision-making process. Provided recommendations, and alternative solutions to support growth objectives for Board consideration.
Business-IT Alignment: Commercial Real Estate
Challenge: Guide a major player in the commercial real estate services industry to rapidly develop a clear, frank, and flexible framework for the implementation of information technology to support business operations and strategic objectives.
Result: Delivery of a practical IT roadmap to support the business strategy: not just getting from here to there, but a major component in winning the next big outsourcing contract.
Strategic focusing: Financial Services (Mutual Funds)