Articles and Videos
This whitepaper deep dives into the Culture and Values dimension of the Strategic Management Maturity Assessment as well as common culture and values challenges and solutions.
This whitepaper deep dives into the Leadership dimension of the Strategic Management Maturity Assessment as well as common leadership challenges and solutions.
This whitepaper shares a simple guide that will help leaders and administrators improve the strategic focus of their teams so the planning efforts result in real, measurable, and definable outcomes.
This recorded webinar gives an overview of the one-day interactive Balanced Scorecard Essentials strategy course. Read more
This recorded webinar shows the eight strategic dimensions that will help executives and managers with the ability to improve their strategic management at their organizations. Read more
This recorded webinar shows how a 1-page balanced strategic plan can help improve strategy communications. Read more
This recorded webinar will show you a proven framework and tools for developing performance measures that matter and how a software solution can greatly improve government performance management that can be leveraged during budget formulation Read more
This whitepaper comprehensively outlines the 12 considerations you need for successful strategy communications planning.
This webinar will show why adopting a balanced approach to strategic planning and management, and decision making can improve results, build accountability, energize employees, and improve communications internally and externally to citizens and other stakeholders....
This video discusses how to build on the Balanced Scorecard’s strength with Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) to create a culture of accountability and agility. View the replay
This video discusses challenges that prevent strategy implementation. View the replay
This webinar will show how to develop and use meaningful performance measures for mission driven organizations, including federal agencies, Ministries, state and local government, and nonprofits. View the replay
Nearly all businesses are motivated to improve customer & stakeholder’s satisfaction. By focusing on Continuous Improvement (CI), an organization can make huge strides in quality and delivery of products and/or services. Read more
This webinar will help you understand how mastering these important strategy management tools might be the secret to your organization’s success. View the replay
BSC, OKRs, KPIs, MBO, SMART – don’t they all do the same thing? If you use one, but fear you are missing out on the benefits of one of the others, learn how to use these frameworks together to strategically align, execute and adapt in this recorded webinar. View the...
This webinar will focus on strategic alignment and how it helps create an organization that is high-performing, agile, and growth-oriented. View the replay
This webinar will help you orient yourself with the latest thinking in strategy formulation, performance measurement, and strategy execution. View the replay
This webinar will explain the various dimensions of strategic management and why they are important to your organization. You will also learn how to use that information to correct gaps in your strategic management performance. View the replay
This webinar discusses how to effectively use dashboarding software as part of a performance management review meeting cadence. View the replay
This informative webinar will focus on how to develop and use the balanced scorecard in mission driven organizations, including federal agencies, ministries, state and local government, and nonprofi View the replay
This webinar discusses the five strategy execution imperatives, challenges and issues standing in the way of successful strategy implementation, and actions you can take to become a more strategy-focused organization. View the replay
This webinar takes the planning stages of our Nine Steps methodology (Steps 1-6) and re-frames them in the context of planning a response to a major disruption. View the replay
This webinar discusses how to maximize the alignment between strategy and project management and shows better ways to align your projects to strategy and contribute to your organization’s mission, vision, and strategy discussions. View the replay
This webinar shows the benefits of improved strategic planning and strategy execution using a Balanced Scorecard and how the system can be used to improve organization performance. View the replay
By David WilseyThis whitepaper will help you better understand OKRs (objectives and key results), the benefits and pitfalls of OKRs and how to use OKRs with the balanced scorecard. Read more
This webinar highlights the benefits of linking strategy and project management and discusses what strategy is and why it is important, how strategy and project management can be aligned to improve an organization’s results, and how project managers can benefit from...
This webinar will provide valuable insights about these timely topics of performance management. View the replay
This webinar explores strategic project management and how aligning your project management efforts with strategy can help your organization achieve its strategic goals. View the replay
This webinar reveals the top 5 secrets that can help your organization become strategically aligned. View the replay
This recorded webinar shares 9 things the presenters wish they had understood about KPIs from the very beginning, instead of learning them thru mistakes, hard experience, and untangling KPI messes at numerous clients.
By Howard RohmThis article discusses how a company can organize the strategic thinking and planning process and shares a few techniques to help you start a strategy focused journey.
By Tim JohnsonGiven that most organizations today perform some level of strategic planning, the real question becomes, “How do we put the strategy back into strategic planning?” This whitepaper discusses five steps to take during a strategic planning effort.
By Howard RohmFind out how agencies can improve performance and service with a modern strategic management approach in this Q&A.
Featured in Texas CEO magazine. Reposted with Permission. By Gail Stout PerryThe topic of innovation can be daunting, filled with vague terminology and mysterious processes. How does an organization innovate? How does one create a culture of innovation? And how does...
Originally Appeared in Public Risk, by the Public Risk Management Association. Reposted with Permission. By Elizabeth CooperThe balanced scorecard provides a structure that may help public risk managers travel down the path to ERM with fewer bumps and maybe just a...
Presented by Gail Stout PerryLearn how municipal governments are using a single solution – the balanced scorecard framework – to not only successfully deal with seemingly disconnected top issues, priorities and concerns, but to also achieve award -winning results....
By Howard Rohm & David JaliliTrue alignment occurs when an organization’s strategy is turned into action at the business and support unit level, and then into action at the employee level for individual employees and teams of employees.
By Gary CokinsHow do executives expect to realize their strategic objectives if all they look at is financial results? Any strategic measurement system that fails to start with a strategy map and/or reports measures in isolation is like a kite without a string. There...
This webinar will provide the knowledge and insight to understand how KPIs can help drive organizational results and aid decision-making. View the replay
This fun and informative webinar featuring a countdown of the top 8 reasons scorecards fail. This free webinar is based on true, bone-chilling stories and will include a discussion of root causes as well as methods for preventing or overcoming similar challenges in...
By Peter NdaaA common challenge for organizations is knowing when and how to shift the emphasis of their value proposition at different stages of their product or industry life cycles. Successful organizations consciously factor the need to adapt their strategy over...
By Gail Stout PerryStrategic Themes are essential elements that form the foundation for a balanced scorecard. However, once the scorecard is built, the fundamental role they play is not always clear to the naked eye.
By David WilseyMany practitioners find it difficult to teach their employees what a strategic theme is. Read this article to see how gorillas and Phil Collins can help.
By Dan Montgomery & Gail Stout PerryInnovation can include both paradigm-busting breakthroughs and incremental improvements in existing products or services. Read more to see how an organization can articulate, align, and communicate how innovation fits into its...
We are often approached by organizations that have implemented a balanced scorecard system but are not achieving the results they desire. Once your scorecard is built and implemented, how do you ensure its ongoing health and effectiveness?
By Mark Malinoski & Gail Stout PerryThis article addresses how to measure difficult concepts such as innovation.
By David WilseySo exactly how is the balanced scorecard like Joe Montana throwing to Dwight Clark to win the Super Bowl?
By Howard Rohm and Dan MontgomeryA balanced scorecard system aligned with principles of the “Triple Bottom Line” offers a way to accomplish social and environmental goals while integrating them with financial performance and competitive advantage.
By Gail Stout PerryWhile talking to a reservationlist whose job it is to answer phones and book local flights, it was suddenly clear that this person was clearly attuned to the big-picture strategy and performance of not only her organization, but of her government.
Many of our clients ask a similar question: where do we stand compared with other high performing organizations in terms of strategy management? Answer: use the SMMM to assess your performance! Read More
To effectively implement strategy, an organization needs a disciplined execution and review process. There are at least seven capabilities that are needed to make that happen.
This blog guides organizations through a structured process to develop an AI strategy, encompassing assessment, goal-setting, execution planning, and ongoing refinement.
Organizations often face challenges in executing strategies. To overcome these challenges, it is crucial to define objectives, collect timely data, and adopt AI technology. This blog explores the successful use of Artificial Intelligence in driving strategy execution within organizations.
AI is transforming the workplace, and organizations need well-defined processes for effective integration. The future is one where humans and machines work together to drive innovation and efficiency.
The best measures are usually the result of a consistent, disciplined process and subject-matter expertise.
The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into business operations presents many new ethical challenges requiring attention from organizations and individuals.
The integration of AI into the Balanced Scorecard Strategy Framework will significantly impact organizational strategy and improve strategy execution.
Dealing with ever-increasing volumes of data can leave your organization trapped in analysis paralysis. Learn its causes and the strategies you can implement to break free of its hold and achieve your business goals.
Andy Grove changed the Intel MBO review cadence from annually to quarterly and dubbed it OKR. But if I cook pizza in the microwave and call it Pizzaz, have I invented a new food? This type of “stake-your-claim” problem creates confusion.
Even Santa and his crew have a strategy. This year, Santa has decided to de-classify their strategy, visualized using a strategy map.
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