Forecasting: Looking for Weak Signals
Forecasting the future is a tough act, but there are strategies and signals available that create a useful framework.
Directors’ Top 2017 Goal: Managing Long-Term Strategy
A challenging global economy has compelled boards of directors to focus on the future, new research reveals.
Why HP’s Strategy Fell Apart
Back in 2008, Hewlett-Packard had a decent strategy. But the seeds of its break-up were already sown.
CFO Strategy and C-Suite Success
A look into the challenges senior finance executives will face in the near-future, and how to turn disruption into opportunity.
Cross-Functional Collaboration Comes of Age
Evolving customer behaviors require heightened cooperation among company functions.
Both Short- and Long-Term Thinking Are Wrong
Invoking the writings of Peter Drucker, a Strategy& consultant says management reform is what's really needed.
On the Eve of Disruption
Before an innovative new entrant upends your market and steals your customers, find a way to do it yourself.
Just Cutting Costs Won’t Cut It
Finance and other support functions won’t succeed unless they're actively identifying customer needs and shaping demand.
Melding Minds With the CIO
Now more than ever, CFOs and CIOs need to get along and understand each other to maximize companies' performance — present and future.
Ten Techniques for Agile Corporate Resource Allocation
These tested ideas can help organizations overcome inertia and implement their strategies more effectively, says McKinsey & Co.
Get Ready for SEPA
Businesses with European operations need to prepare for coming new payment regulations.