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Thoughts and experiences on trend tracking and management, strategic foresight, and strategic planning and management overall. Sharing also some of our internal stories about developing The Perfect Foresight Platform.

Five Foresight Buy-in Exercises for Strategic Planning Process

Five Foresight Buy-in Exercises for Strategic Planning Process

A few weeks ago I wrote about getting started with foresight work by - as a first step - starting to talk about your future and what to expect and how to be prepared when you do. Now we are...

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Confessions of a CEO: Going Forward With Future

Confessions of a CEO: Going Forward With Future

Three years ago our team made a strategic decision that changed our course from consulting business to a software business. We wanted to provide a solution that helps organizations get really...

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Does your strategy allow fast moves if an opportunity comes knocking?

Does your strategy allow fast moves if an opportunity comes knocking?

Ours does. Ever since I started my management consultant company Necorpoint Ltd back in 2010, one of my key messages has always been about 'readiness for a change' and crafting 'intelligent...

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New Year For Simply Smart Strategies

New Year For Simply Smart Strategies

 

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The Three Horizons Framework (Part II): Strategic Business Planning Meets Resource Allocations

The Three Horizons Framework (Part II): Strategic Business Planning Meets Resource Allocations

In my previous post, I introduced some implications on working with the Three Horizons Framework. In this short post, I'll share my very straight-forward thoughts related to strategic business...

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The Three Horizons Framework (Part I): Strategy Execution Meets Experimentation

The Three Horizons Framework (Part I): Strategy Execution Meets Experimentation

During the past, I have had the opportunity to address many audiences with different presentations and coaching sessions, all related to strategic foresight, strategic planning, and strategy...

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FIBRES Guest Blog: Strategic Questions - Can a Department Store Serve as an Online Store?

FIBRES Guest Blog: Strategic Questions - Can a Department Store Serve as an Online Store?

FIBRES Guest Blogger Ilkka "Ile" Puikkonen, CEO, Inzites ltd, is sharing thoughts about importance of strategic planning process and strategic questions affecting retail industry. Ilkka has a vast...

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Living With a Strategy - Now The Strategy Is Set And Then... We Carry On As Always?

Living With a Strategy - Now The Strategy Is Set And Then... We Carry On As Always?

Living with a strategy sounds easier than it perhaps is. After the strategic targets are set, they need to be communicated extensively, translated into smart milestones and goals, and committed to...

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Setting Up The Perfect Strategic Execution Plan

Setting Up The Perfect Strategic Execution Plan

A few weeks back we updated our own strategic targets and found it complicated and also a little difficult. Now it was time to focus on setting up the perfect strategic execution plan! We...

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