Strategy and Operational Excellence Blogs

Recognizing Improvement Opportunities Within Business Processes – Rohit Ogale

Businesses by definition are incorporated to generate value for their stakeholders and maximize profits for their owners. However their ability to generate profits are predicated on both internal and market factors. External market forces, such as new competitor, advent of new technologies, changes in the prices of raw materials etc. are largely decided by factors[…]

A Blueprint for Forays into Emerging Markets – Matt Palmquist

Bottom Line: Analysts often discourage risky expansions into developing markets, but three distinct strategies have been associated with success. […]

From Concept to Commercialization – Rohit Ogale

We hear so many stories about a college drop-outs starting a business in their parent’s garage and eventually transforming their ideas into a multi-billion dollar conglomerate. Although all of us entrepreneurs hope to be the next Bills Gates, Wall Street Journal says almost 3 out of 4 startups fail. There are many reasons for this[…]

Are Your Business Processes Efficient? – Rohit Ogale

A Process by definition is a series of interdependent steps or actions taken to achieve a particular end. To perform these interdependent actions the organization expends its limited and valuable resources. This is true within manufacturing, retail and even the service sector. Manufacturing a gear; selling fruits and vegetables in a supermarket or a call[…]

How to Write a Compelling Business Proposal – Rohit Ogale

In order to get stakeholders or management to approve your project, you will need to build a business case to demonstrate why the project is needed and what the benefits of the project will be when it is finished. The reasons and benefits of your project may seem perfectly obvious to you and others who[…]