The business press is seemingly clear – we are now living in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous VUCA world (as if it was not before!) Even if this really were a new paradigm as some claim it to be, have we adapted our approach to business strategy to reflect this VUCA environment?
Experience counts for successful change initiatives. Arkaro’s corporate veterans know the theory and have learned practice from experience.
Especially in B2B companies, the product management function is key to profitable growth. Despite its importance, and an obvious stepping stone to business leadership, the role is often misunderstood or poorly defined.
Finding the key bottleneck to achieving your aspiration brings focus to both strategy design and execution. Root cause analysis techniques can be powerful tools to expose the hidden bottleneck.
Everything you believe is needed for changing a business from current state to future state
Staircase models are popular for breaking an overall high-level aspiration into sequential milestones, sometimes yearly. Staircases are a type of roadmap, and can be very useful visualisation of a plan, but they cannot be described as a strategy.
A strategy is the central rule of a framework, designed to unify all actions and decisions around busting the bottleneck to achieving the foremost aspiration.
To ensure strategy statements really are strategies, the Emergent Approach toolkit includes new tests called The 5 Disqualifiers of Strategy.