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Success starts with strategy

Strategy is the driver for powerful business results. Creating and updating your strategic plan to account for an ever-changing business environment is essential. Too often, businesses make the mistake of only planning for strategy once a year or every few years. Or worst, they get buried in the day-to-day tactics and abandon it altogether. Strategy can be fraught with risk — from too narrow a focus that doesn’t consider global strategies for driving growth and transformation, to getting bogged down and overwhelmed with regulatory changes or emerging technology.

We’ll help you focus while providing the direction you need. Our strategic recommendations and tools are both practical and executable. We’ll deliver a detailed blueprint that includes the who, what, when, where, and how to help drive your success.

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Our Unique Advantage

Our focus is strategic value. We know that to be effective, strategies need to account for market uncertainties, regulatory changes, and disruptors. We keep you — and your strategic plans — up to speed through industry-specific updates on current and future trends, market insights, and potential disruptors. As your business partner, we’ll use tailored modeling tools and provide in-depth — and always current — market research to keep your business ahead of the curve. And, with a design and development process rooted in data and fact, we provide unbiased, actionable guidance and recommendations.

Productivity & performance

People and process The power behind your business
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Surviving sea change: Why some businesses sink and others stay afloat
Competitors are coming for your market share, the pace of change is accelerating, and a potential economic downturn is on the horizon. What are you doing to prepare?
Jason Winters
Article November 19, 2019 5 min read
The CFO cheat sheet: Nine ways to improve effectiveness
Stan Hannah
Article December 3, 2019 7 min read
Get smarter: AI for manufacturing and distribution
Daron Gifford
Article July 12, 2018 5 min read
Industry 4.0: Adopt smart technologies for a competitive advantage
Dave Plomin
Article January 26, 2018 5 min read

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Strategy Thought Leadership

  • Restart checklist: Requalifying your suppliers

    As your manufacturing company prepares to restart its post-COVID operations, it’'s critical to reopen with your supply chain and logistics intact. Lou Longo explains how in IndustryWeek

    Lou Longo
    Article June 1, 2020 4 min read
    Factory worker loading supplies into cart from warehouse shelves.
  • Don’t underestimate USMCA changes
    With the July 1 USMCA implementation date nearing, many businesses are recognizing that they need to know more about the NAFTA replacement, particularly the compliance provisions. Lou Longo discusses the implications for U.S. companies via Automotive News.
    Lou Longo
    Article May 25, 2020 4 min read
    Picture of capital building
  • Operating amid COVID-19: A CFO’s checklist for a zero-to-sixty ramp-up

    The indefinite pause on operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic is projected to end as abruptly as it began. CFOs need to define the blurred lines between “plan” and “act” — and soon. Our business readiness checklist can help.

    Jon Wood Jason Winters Daron Gifford
    Article May 21, 2020 6 min read
    A CFO sitting at a desk taking a phone call.
  • Mobility and CASE: Don’t let COVID-19 derail your technology plans

    Don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic derail your long-term tech strategy. Automotive OEMs and suppliers must take a global view to succeed in a connected, autonomous, shared, and electrified world. Here are key items to think about.

    Alejandro A. Rodriguez Lou Longo
    Article May 15, 2020 6 min read
    Empty warehouse shipping and receiving area.

Your goals are our goals

We’ll become an extension of your team, working collaboratively to get you where you want to be. We won’t just spit out a report or offer canned advice. We’ll be there, on site, working with your people to understand the nuances of your organization and how that affects your goals. Our personal approach makes your goals our goals, and your problems our problems. When we work as a team, it allows us to drill down to the root cause of concerns and solve them in a logical and structured manner.

The result? A custom, executable strategy that you can implement today for ongoing success. In the words of our strategy practice leader, Daron Gifford, “Looking forward is absolutely critical to future success — and to me, a great strategy means one that’s applicable today, tomorrow, and 10 years from now.”

Professionals discussing accounting solutions
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Accounting department assessment
An accounting department assessment improves GAAP compliance, timeliness and accuracy of financial reporting, and the burden of the accounting team for a rapidly growing professional services company.
Kevin DeAutremont
Case Study May 21, 2019 2 min read
Graphs and charts depicting data analytics information and insights.
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Analytics framework improves efficiencies and provides valuable insights

A new analytics framework helps a medical research university improve their ePHI user access security and analysis and create operational efficiencies to focus on value-add risk mitigation activities.

Chris Moshier
Case Study April 2, 2019 3 min read

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