KPIs for Remote Employees: Three Pillars of an Effective Distributed Team

An ability to hire and manage employees remotely is becoming a competitive advantage these days1. More highly qualified talents prefer to work remotely to achieve a better work-life balance. How do you find the right employees? How do you manage remote teams? What KPIs will help to track the performance?   We’ll start the discussion … Read more

How to Focus Innovation Strategy with the Three Horizons Model

Learn how to use McKinsey’s Three Horizons Model for top level planning of business growth and innovation. Before, we discussed strategy map as a framework for the articulation of the innovation strategy. What about other popular frameworks? They certainly help to organize high-level thoughts about innovations and formulate a bird’s-eye view on a company’s innovation … Read more

Strategy Implementation System by BSC Designer

A systematic approach to the decomposition of the needs of stakeholders, into aligned strategy and functional scorecards. Key Topics: Pitfalls in Strategy Implementation Strategy Implementation System by BSC Designer Start Using the System Common Pitfalls in Strategy Implementation While assisting clients in enhancing their strategies, we have observed certain anti-patterns or pitfalls. Pitfall 1. We … Read more

BSC Designer Certification: Specialist and Partner Programs

The certification programs explained below are intended for strategy professionals seeking to enhance their employability through formal recognition of their skills, and strategy consultants aiming to deliver more value to their prospective clients by gaining expertise in automation software for strategy planning and execution. BSC Designer® Specialist Certification The Specialist Certification program is designed to … Read more

Case Study: Strategic Planning and Performance Management in Aviation Sector

This case study examines the common challenges faced by clients of BSC Designer within the aviation domain, including airlines, airports, and quality control groups, in the context of strategic planning and performance management. Conceptually, we can classify the challenges into two categories: Challenges related to strategic alignment and strategy architecture in general Challenges related to … Read more

Practical Guide: Using AI Prompts for Strategic Planning Software

While AI won’t replace a strategist, its co-piloting ability can optimize routine tasks. You are a strategist… Do a strategic analysis and formulate results in the CSV format according to these requirements… How to Integrate AI with Strategic Planning Software Formulate Effective AI Prompts Asking AI to Improve Your Strategy Competitive Analysis Using Porter’s Five Forces … Read more

Shifting from Spreadsheet-Based Strategies to Specialized Strategic Planning Software

When strategy reaches a certain level of complexity, it’s no longer sustainable to manage it with spreadsheet and presentation software. In this tutorial, we’ll outline a change agenda for strategy automation. We will use six different change perspectives to analyze the past state – the ad-hoc approach to strategy and We will formulate a future … Read more

Logistics Strategy with KPIs: Navigating in Uncertain Environment

The logistics industry passes through a period of uncertainty defined by increasing labor costs and disruption from new entrants.  While automation is a clear keystone of effective logistics strategy, the main challenge is to align automation and digitalization initiatives with overall strategy considering the strategic ambitions of stakeholders and possible scenarios. In this article, we’ll … Read more

Supply Chain: Alignment and Resilience Strategies with KPIs

A perfect supply chain is resilient, transparent, aligned with other functions, and quantified by KPIs. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a core activity of any organization that deals with production or distribution. The label “strategic” is often misused in business literature, but supply chain deserves it. SCM overlooks: Procurement Warehousing Logistics Quality assurance and control … Read more