Earned Value Management – New Function

In QuickScore Version 2.10 the ability to add Strategic Initiatives to a scorecard has been introduced. This has been achieved through the use of an Earned Value Management set of metrics defined within the Strategic Initiatives section. This is a significant new...

2015 Balanced Scorecard Survey is Open!

Every year Intrafocus undertakes a Balanced Scorecard survey, this year we are once again delighted to be running the survey in collaboration with 2GC the Strategic Performance Consultancy. The international Balanced Scorecard survey has tracked the progress of the...

Strategic Planning Document

Over the years we have seen many strategic plans being developed.  Some good, some not so good. One of the things we have noticed is that there is a basic format for a strategic plan. The first thing that should be noted is that s strategic plan is not a business...

Cascading Your Strategy

You could almost (but not quite) say it was easy to create a company strategy. The executive management team are running the business, they have been picked to drive the business forward and therefore it follows they should be able to create a compelling strategy that...

What is the Intended Result?

Have you ever noticed at the mere mention of a strategy planning session packs of large yellow stickies suddenly appear in great abundance? There is no doubt that strategy panning is keeping Post-It Notes in business. I’m not suggesting for a moment that this is a bad...

The Integrated Strategy Map

A strategy map provides the visual foundation of a business strategy. It provides the means by which a business can communicate its strategic plan to customers, employees and stakeholders. As such, it is probably one of the most powerful documents a business can...