StrategyBlocks Builder aims to address this issue. By making the strategic formulation process more intuitive, understandable, and useable for operational business people. The application uses a very aesthetic environment to create five distinct stages of strategy development. Those being to:
Consider the external environmental forces in play to identify major opportunities and threats facing future strategic development.
Assess your competition and determine overlap and any potential market gaps.
Evaluate your organization’s key capabilities as strengths or weaknesses.
From the previous steps and with a clear understanding identify the relationship between key strengths and weaknesses, and threats and opportunities.
Fine tune your strategies and ensure they are balanced against time to deliver, resourcing and potential return.