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To enhance strategic discipline and effectiveness, increase “strategy inclusivity”

Contributed by Karsten Daponte   Organizations often generate Strategic Plans to communicate the leadership’s objectives for the coming year or to convey a new vision. While these documents are typically well conceived, the question arises: How will the organization — at all levels — understand and implement the strategy? A mid-level manager is often left to ask several questions: “Even with this nice, shiny new document, am I really clear on the organization’s priorities? Or, do I now simply have an aggregated laundry list of what is important to my leaders, but in no priority order? How can I ensure that I am clearly aligned to these (sometimes) vague proclamations?” *photo credit Too often, this is the case. Managers tasked with implementing the strategy are left to struggle through the interpretation of vague guidance and unclear priorities, as well as how to communicate alignment with their leaders’ objectives. There is a deep, fundamental organizational need to... Read More »

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Stats AND Scouts: Blending Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis for Sports Teams

Contributed by Gavin Byrnes   For a variety of cultural reasons, the sports world has long been the battleground of a clash of styles about how to use mathematics and data analysis; sports... Read More »

Letting the Inmates Run the Asylum (temporarily…)

Contributed by Sanjay Nayar   Here at Decision Lens, we have some incredibly talented developers who are the heart and soul of the product knowing it inside and out, having written all the... Read More »

The Most Inspiring People I Know Ask the Best Questions

Contributed by Maddie Scott   The most inspiring people I know ask the best questions. Inspiration can come from many places. Your past. An afternoon walk. A delicious dinner with... Read More »

The Best of Breed Unite

Contributed by Adam Boggess   Recently, Decision Lens joined Apptio’s Technology Alliance Program, which is a collaborative ecosystem of technology partners that are at the forefront of... Read More »

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