StrategyBlocks new Features Release – July

By |2020-07-22T16:03:23+12:00July 22nd, 2020|New Features, StrategyBlocks|

StrategyBlocks new Features Release - July We are always grateful to receive enhancement feedback from customers. It helps us to improve the overall product experience through the addition of great new features and functionality. We’d like to introduce 9 new features and describe their purpose and value. Feature News Popup When new features are added [...]

The Art of Strategy

By |2020-06-24T15:54:19+12:00June 24th, 2020|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

The Art of Strategy Recently I have been working with a new customer to model their business strategy, and I am delighted with how it has turned out. Why is this such an effective strategic model? It has two important things; balance and symmetry. Benefits of Balance Firstly, there is an excellent parent to child [...]

StrategyBlocks Releases the Kanban Blocks Board

By |2020-04-28T10:52:15+12:00April 28th, 2020|Kanban, StrategyBlocks|

StrategyBlocks Releases the Kanban Blocks Board A brief history of Kanban “Kanban” is a Japanese word, it means “signboard” and we often see it implemented as columns of stacked Post-it notes on an office window. Its origins can be traced back to the ’40s where Toyota developed a system to manage the production process in [...]

Accelerate Strategic Portfolio Management with Metrics Zone Cloud Connect for Microsoft Project

By |2020-04-29T09:50:40+12:00April 28th, 2020|Strategic Portfolio Management, StrategyBlocks|

Accelerate Strategic Portfolio Management with Metrics Zone Cloud Connect for Microsoft Project We recently shared ways that you can elevate your strategy planning using Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM). Simply stated, SPM is the difference between having a vision and having a plan to execute on that vision. SPM can be the defining factor for a [...]

Transformational Strategic Execution: Building Team Commitment

By |2020-02-27T14:13:17+13:00February 27th, 2020|StrategyBlocks, Transformational Strategic Execution|

Transformational Strategic Execution: Building Team Commitment Transformational Strategic Execution Transformational Strategic Execution (TSE) is a modern approach to addressing the problems often associated with operationalizing strategic plans and visions. It is separated in 4 facets of transformational management thinking;  Presenting strategy as a picture for clear communication Building organizational commitment and readiness for change Embracing [...]

Elevating Strategy Planning through Strategic Portfolio Management

By |2020-02-26T13:07:32+13:00February 26th, 2020|Strategic Portfolio Management, StrategyBlocks|

Elevating Strategy Planning through Strategic Portfolio Management Here at StrategyBlocks we talk a lot about creating a strategic plan for your business and making it actionable. For many companies, that’s actually the easy part. Organizations with a vision can do this well - they understand their strategy and what is driving it. They know how [...]

Achieving 20/20 Strategic Vision In 2020

By |2019-12-10T13:50:50+13:00December 10th, 2019|Leadership, Strategic management solutions, Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Achieving 20/20 Strategic Vision In 2020 Change, by its very nature is disruptive. Having worked in the business of strategy for well over a decade, we see firsthand how tumultuous it can be to undergo change within an organization. The reality is that most change is positive, even if sometimes the process feels rough. Change [...]

Is Organizational Commitment The New Gold Standard?

By |2019-11-07T14:41:19+13:00November 7th, 2019|Culture, Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Is Organizational Commitment The New Gold Standard? The age of digital disruption has changed much more than just the way companies incorporate technology or deliver goods and services to customers. It’s also changed the way we think about the places we work and our relationship to our colleagues and the brands we represent. Practically gone [...]

The Decade Of Great Tech: Agile Strategy Management Software

By |2019-09-27T14:12:38+12:00September 27th, 2019|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

The Decade Of Great Tech: Agile Strategy Management Software The Twenty Tens The start of the twenty tens was a pretty miserable time economically. We were on the other side of the Global Financial Crisis, but its effects were far from over. World trade volume and world GDP growth were consistently flat and comparatively low [...]

Learning Organizations And Its Role In Business Strategy

By |2019-08-30T14:43:19+12:00August 29th, 2019|Strategy planning, StrategyBlocks|

Learning Organizations And Its Role In Business Strategy The Ohs How do you refer to the decade from 2000 to 2010? My personal favorite is the ‘ohs’, so from here on that is what I am going to use. It was a turbulent time for the world, we all witnessed the tragedy of September 11, [...]