Category Archives: Strategic Planning

Steering the ship – the new business management reality


Increased global competition has more corporations chasing after the same opportunities. The impact on strategic planning has been a reduction from 5-year planning cycles, with annual reviews, to 18 month cycles, with quarterly reviews. The playing field has changed in … Continue reading

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Big Data and Competitive Advantage


The link between big data and corporate competitive advantage Success in business is all about building, sustaining and augmenting competitive advantage. Given comparable infrastructure (Capital, Access to Capital, Land, Equipment, Tools, Premises, Staff, Intellectual Property/Knowhow, Current Products/Services, Products / Services … Continue reading

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Success Factors with BPM


If you are thinking about the potential benefits of Business Process Management or want to fast track your current BPM initiative, here are a few “must haves” for success. 0. “First the problem then the solution”, meaning no point mapping/implementing … Continue reading

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Success in Business – Reach for the Top With ACM 360


Success in business is all about building and enhancing competitive advantage. Strategy “rules” – if you don’t know where you want to be, you won’t get there. No point evolving plans that don’t make efficient/effective use of scarce resources. No … Continue reading

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Risk vs Uncertainty . . . again


I’m not sure people in general understand the difference between risk and uncertainty so here is an update on an article dated 2012. Barry Ritholtz does a good job in the article quoting Michael Mauboussin http://ritholtz.com/2012/12/defining-risk-versus-uncertainty/ Risk: We don’t know … Continue reading

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3D Strategic Planning – What you need to know about it


Strategic Planning is a “connect-the-dots” exercise that usually starts off like this. . . In order to develop strategy you need information on multiple Entities relating to your business (i.e. Capital, Access to Capital, Land, Equipment, Tools, Premises, Staff, Current … Continue reading

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Policy, procedure, KPIs – how to run a business


Corporations have infrastructures with various asset classes (capital, access to capital, plant, equipment, people, existing products/services, new products/services, customers, and partners). The ones that have “secret sauces” succeed, most of the others fail. The rules for success are quite simple … Continue reading

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Hello, our name is . . .


This post is for readers who are new to this blog. Civerex is a 22-year veteran of the healthcare EHR wars, with occasional forages into the area of law enforcement, knowledgebase building, b2b, workflow management and data exchange. We are … Continue reading

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Closing the Business Planning, Monitoring, Control Circle


As specialty practitioners continue to focus on specific operational methodologies and tools and argue about which are “best”, the fundamentals are that managing a business is about building, maintaining and enhancing competitive advantage. Any organization that is not able to … Continue reading

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Get Your Story Right


If you want to become a management consultant, it’s unreasonable to expect to ease into this the day after you graduate from university. It takes time to build up expertise to walk in off the street and facilitate strategy development … Continue reading

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