Is your business strategy fit for
the "new normal" ?

The Sars-Cov2 pandemic showed the world that agility is needed in order to thrive or even survive. Strategically, we need to switch from the current “emergency mode” to a new sustainable set-up

There is a high urgency for companies to quickly re-frame their strategies to stay successful while keeping the motivation of their employees high. 

Time is of the essence. What we do or don’t do NOW will have long-term effects on our business performance. Therefore, we created a playbook.

The Sars-Cov2 pandemic showed the world that agility is needed in order to thrive or even survive. Strategically, we need to switch from the current “emergency mode” to a new sustainable set-up. There is a high urgency for companies to quickly re-frame their strategies to stay successful while keeping the motivation of their employees high. Time is of the essence. What we do or don’t do NOW will have long-term effects on our business performance. Therefore, we created a playbook.

the playbook

A hands-on guide to strategy development in a changing environment. It provides a compact framework as well as an easy-to-use modular toolbox.

The playbook is designed to efficiently develop a resilient strategy that leverages major opportunities and thus builds a solid foundation for your future success.

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the rationale

Our world is in turmoil and the business environment changes very quickly these days. Planning becomes extremely difficult and building only on experience became obsolete.

What now?

We need to switch gears, say goodbye to linear thinking and embrace a systemic approach to strategy. To stay ahead of the game, we need to quickly adjust to an environment in transformation, become resilient to unexpected events while radically following a strong vision.

the 'new normal' framework

the vision

the now

business-fit

the future

future-fit

the unknown

resilient

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the 'new normal' framework

where are you headed?

where are you headed?

the vision

the vision is an ideal image of the future, showcasing what your organization aims to achieve.

in times of uncertainty the vision is the only constant providing clarity and orientation.

therefore, it is very important that…

  1. all employees know and understand the vision

  2. all employees relate to and identify with the vision
agile strategy vision graph

the vision

the vision is an ideal image of the future, showcasing what your organization aims to achieve.

in times of uncertainty the vision is the only constant providing clarity and orientation.

therefore, it is very important that…

1. all employees know and understand the vision

2. all employees relate to and identify with the vision
agile strategy vision graph

shaping your success by
leveraging present opportunities

shaping your success by
leveraging present opportunities

the now

1.    360° pulse check

comprehensive mapping of present dynamics affecting your business.

what are drivers and changes?
what themes are in focus?

2.  challenges & opportunities
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what difficulties arise from the current situation?
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what new opportunities are unlocked due to current dynamics?

synthesize actionable challenges & opportunities and derive relevant strategic themes.

 
3.    strategic focus

prioritize the most powerful themes and define or adjust your strategic focus.

the now

1.    360° pulse check

comprehensive mapping of present dynamics affecting your business.

what are drivers and changes?
what themes are in focus?

2.  challenges & opportunities

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pains
what difficulties arise from the current situation?

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gains 
what new opportunities are unlocked due to current dynamics?

3.    strategic focus

prioritize the most powerful themes and define or adjust your strategic focus.

make your strategy
future-fit

make your strategy
future-fit

the future

1.    trend radar

comprehensive trend research including societal megatrends, category trends as well as dynamics in analogous markets.

2.  define uncertainties

evaluation of trends based on their business impact and their level of future uncertainty.

3.     strategic focus

creation of different future scenarios based on uncertain aspects with high impact on your business.

4.     implications

deep dive into each scenario and distillation of major implication to prepare for. Enrich your strategy with contingencies.

the future

1.    trend radar

comprehensive trend research including societal megatrends, category trends as well as dynamics in analogous markets.

2.  define uncertainties

evaluation of trends based on their business impact and their level of future uncertainty.

3.     strategic focus

creation of different future scenarios based on uncertain aspects with high impact on your business.

4.     implications

deep dive into each scenario and distillation of major implication to prepare for. Enrich your strategy with contingencies.

become resilient against
unforeseeable events

become resilient against
unforeseeable events

the unknown

1.    pressure test simulation

simulate a pressure test for your strategy using a variety of ‘wild cards’ (unforeseeable events) Analyse your ability to manoeuvre under the new circumstances. Identify patterns showcasing your major vulnerabilities.

2.     prioritization

prioritize your vulnerabilities based on their potential level of damage & your ability to address them.

3.     strategy adjustment

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how to fix

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how to fix

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new opportunities

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new opportunities

creation of different future scenarios based on uncertain aspects with high impact on your business.

the unknown

1.    pressure test simulation

simulate a pressure test for your strategy using a variety of ‘wild cards’ (unforeseeable events) Analyse your ability to manoeuvre under the new circumstances. Identify patterns showcasing your major vulnerabilities.

2.     prioritization

prioritize your vulnerabilities based on their potential level of damage & your ability to address them.

3.     strategy adjustment

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how to fix

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new opportunities

creation of different future scenarios based on uncertain aspects with high impact on your business.

real-time strategy adjustment

real-time strategy adjustment

strategy scrumming

strategy scrumming

Interested in making your company resilient & agile?
Send us an email to office@innovation1030.com or click the button below!

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