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Strategy Development

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September 2021
1 minute

Revolutionize your Strategy Development

Find out how matrix organizations ensure their future readiness in our upcoming webinar. Question established ways of thinking and methods and increase the agility of your strategy work.

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February 2021
3 minutes

With Balanced Scorecards and Solyp, Rohde & Schwarz shows its way into future

In mid-February, we continued our User Circle webinar series live from the Rohde & Schwarz film studio at the company's headquarters in Munich. The two speakers presented the successful management and implementation of strategy in global sales with the help of balanced scorecards.

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December 2020
3 minutes

Network instead of depth

The high speed of change in many markets makes it clear how important it is to act as early and in a coordinated manner as possible when unforeseen events occur. What helps us to deal with uncertainty?

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November 2020
3 minutes

Successful start of the first digital Solyp User Circle

Numerous customers followed our invitation to attend the 9th Solyp User Circle, this time in a digital edition. Old business acquaintances met new contacts in the virtual space.

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February 2020
9 minutes

Balanced Scorecard (BSC) vs. Objectives & Key Results (OKR)

In the 1990s, concepts such as the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) were developed, which have since been applied in practice on a number of occasions in breadth and depth. Since a few years the OKR concept (Objectives & Key Results) has become more popular. It promises a more flexible, agile approach to objectives and is intended to create a better balance.

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January 2020
8 minutes

Machine Learning and AI – how they support your strategy work in a meaningful way

Current and important topics, inspiring discussions and also charity: In December we invited our Solyp users to Nuremberg for two days. For the eighth time, our customers came to exchange information with us about trends and developments in the technology industry, the Solyp platform, and developments in the field of Machine Learning and analytics.

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7
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November 2019
3 minutes

Evonik relies on Solyp 4.0 for Regional Strategy

From the beginning of 2018, Solyp3 was successfully used worldwide in Evonik's Regions Development division. The specialty chemicals company is now extending its co-operation towards the development and implementation of regional initiatives and programs with Solyp 4.0.

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September 2019
9 minutes

Agile organizational development with OKRs

It is so easy to say: The organizational structure has to fit the strategy: Structure follows Strategy. That is true at its core, but also very demanding in times of ever faster changing conditions. How can the established stable forms of organization of many family-owned companies meet those new requirements?

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July 2019
4 minutes

Promoting and developing the personality of people

Developing and promoting people is a plea against changing the personality of people. It is therefore one of the most important tasks of managers to take people as they are.

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May 2019
5 minutes

Five approaches to strategy

As business environments have grown more diverse in recent decades, picking the right approach to strategy for each context has become increasingly important. We believe there are five broad approaches to strategy.

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March 2019
12 minutes

Market segmentation – factor of success in strategic work

How does a clear market/customer segmentation benefit strategic business development? How can segmentation be carried out pragmatically? The following article provides food for thought on the basis of our experience with lots of medium-sized family businesses.

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8
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October 2018
3 minutes

Strategic partnership with BCG

From now on, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and our company will organize strategic work for a great deal of companies together: Both enterprises will be closely working together in order to further promote the digitalization of strategic management processes.

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August 2017
8 minutes

Use go-to-market strategies as your competitive advantage

Contrary to popular claims, good products do not simply sell themselves. Successful companies therefore not only develop innovative products, but also effective go-to-market strategies. Do you already use them?

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June 2017
7 minutes

Generic competitive strategies were yesterday

Which competitive strategy does your company pursue? Cost leadership or differentiation? If your answer to this question is "both", you are probably on the right track.

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October 2016
6 minutes

John Kotter’s 8-step model in the digital age

What is the reason for Kotter’s continued topicality? Because when all’s said and done, his book ‘Leading Change’ appeared more than 20 years ago.  What is it that’s motivating the strategy community to engage with Kotter today?

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July 2016
7 minutes

Ten steps to a successful strategy workshop

Organizing and leading strategy workshops has to be learned, because the results of such workshops have a decisive influence on the future performance of the company.

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August 2014
5 minutes

Clarify responsibilities more easily using RACI Matrix

One of the most common mistakes when it comes to strategy implementation is that responsibilities are not clearly defined. Employees are not sure what is expected of them or simply assume that someone else will do the job. Create a remedy with RACI Matrix.

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September 2012
5 minutes

How to achieve strategic alignment?

Bridging the gap between strategy development and execution is one of the biggest challenges many organizations face. Probably the most important driver for a successful strategy implementation is the so-called strategic alignment.

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