Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Software

March 30th, 2017 - by admin

8 Common Strategic Planning Mistakes Which Can Be Avoided with the Right Software If you are still wondering why it is important to make use of the correct strategic planning software, then consider the findings that show that the majority of strategy plans are never successfully executed. What is even more frightening is the fact […]

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Planning systems compliment ERP systems

July 18th, 2014 - by Roger Knocker

An ERP system is great for managing transactions and master data and ensuring integrity of business operations. It also summarises the data into a Financial view for the organisation so that they know if they’ve made a profit or loss for any given period. In planning we start with the business strategy of the business […]

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The Problems Executives have with KPIs

July 9th, 2014 - by Roger Knocker

Many executives say they have the following issues with their KPIs…   What gets measured gets done! An effective KPI is like good medicine. It will fix your business problem and keep it healthy for as long as you use it. The wrong KPI make your business ineffective or harm it beyond repair. You might […]

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Manage the Real Cost Drivers

June 9th, 2014 - by Roger Knocker

Management of overheads and the reduction of non-essential costs are core elements that quickly translate to an improved ‘Bottom Line’. In the changing environment of business, simple cost reduction is not sufficient anymore. Costs must be managed strategically – especially in current trading conditions. Comanies need to make use of the existing information that sits […]

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Planning with 97% accuracy

June 13th, 2014 - by Roger Knocker

Many best in class companies can forecast with 97% accuracy. This isn’t because they have a simple businesses, smarter people or luck on their side. Their operational plans are aligned to the business strategy. Their success comes from forecasts built from the ground up by teams from all parts of the business – Marketing; Operations; […]

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