Strategy and Performance Management Consulting
Organizations are faced with the challenge of rapidly adapting to a variety of changes in their business envionment. Inherent to this challenge is developing a business strategy that defines the future and identifies the opportunities for growth. How well you execute, and the degree of alignment between your tactical action plans and resources with your overall goals will make the difference.
Strategic Concepts consultants utilize best business practices for business performance excellence; safety, health and environmental management; and corporate citizenship to deliver operationally efficient solutions to achieve your business goals and create new capabilities through technology.
Independent clinical laboratories creating laboratory developed molecular tests are at the frontier of medical innovation. Organizations like these need support to evolve their business strategies, expand into new markets and deploy quality management systems that provide compliance with ISO 15189 and ensure clinent satisfaction. Introducing new molecular diagnostic tools into your community is no small challenge, let Strategic Concepts support your laboratory's commitment to quality with process improvement services designed to optimize your operation and make the most of your investment in new technology. With the adoption of electronic health records and advanced laboratory information management systems your operation may need to develop an implementation strategy that facilitates operational performance, let Strategic Concepts design a program to support your organizations mission.
Performance management systems can be designed to measure operational effectiveness and align organizational resources. Key technologies can be integrated into your operation to support knowledge management and the innovation life-cycle to produce new products and services and exceed custormer satisfaction.
Performance management engagements include:
Strategic planning and organizational development are linked to operational effectiveness and sustained business performance. For example, quality tools within lean six sigma can be used to identify cost savings and facilitate organizational design. Strategic Concepts teams with you to evolve your organizational design to deliver outstanding results. We can support your strategic planning effort by assisting you to develop balanced scorecards, strategy maps and provide insight into organizational alignment.
Managing RDT&E portfolios to ensure mission success is a requirement of federal agencies and organizations investing in the acquisition of advanced technology. Strategic Concepts uses expertise in program and project management to ensure that R&D investments in new technology programs meet the customer's requirements for cost and schedule. We apply the discipline of systems engineering to translate program requirements into solutions that ensurse mission success. Special attention is given to project risk management and the critical to quality attributes required for successful product design.
Strategic Concepts provides support to organizations that have embraced the innovation economy. In order for the United States to maintain its global competetiveness we must innovate. Innovation means developing marketable technologies deployed through viable business models that can continually meet the needs of a broad range of stakeholders. Organizations participating in applied research need commercialization strategies that capture full value from their R&D investments.
Strategic Concepts can identify a range of options that can enable your organization to achieve significant returns on your:
The President of Strategic Concepts has assisted early-stage commercializing university technology and small companies engaged in translational research to obtain financing from Defense RDT&E programs for the following technologies:
We provide contract management services to university-based technology accelerators and support the maturation of start-up companies developing technology solutions for the green marketplace and innovation economy.
We also design quality management systems to provide assurance to boards responsible for governance that program milestones are achieved and that risks to program success are addressed in a proactive fashion. This provides boards with greater flexibility when deciding which investments to fund and allows them the opportunity to reprogram funds to maximize the potential of selecting projects with the greatest opportunity for success.
Industrial biotechnology has enabled billions of citizens to enjoy the benefits of innovative and environmentally friendly products. The disciplines of biochemistry and microbiology have converged to create the platform technologies used to remediate environmental contamination, create textiles, and manufacture biopharmaceuticals. Strategic Concepts is seeking to form partnerships with organization interested in applying these technologies to the challenges of sustainable manufacturing and environmental stability.
Strategic Concepts is collaborating with organizations to design and green infrastructure projects in the form of EcoIndustrial Parks. EcoIndustrial parks enable communities to benefit from the zero-waste concept. The business colocated in the industrial park use the waste streams generated from the operations of one of their partner organizations as feedstocks for their production process. EcoIndustrial parks are designed to miminize the impact of waste management on the environment. A variety of strategies are used to promote environmental sustainability and produce carbon credits that can be traded internationally.
21st century organizations realize that workforce competencies and satisfaction are key to strategic alignment, tactical implementation and operational effectiveness. Strategic concepts uses workforce assessment tools to identify opportunities to align your workforce with sustained operational success.
Managing the intellectual property of your organization is an essential component to capturing full value from R&D investments. Perform an IP audit to determine if your organization is getting the best out of its ideas. Discovery research eventually leads to innovations with market potential. Successfull collaborations with joint venture partners participating in R&D often cite the identification and assignment of commercially viable IP as a key enabler to relationship success. Strategic Concepts can contribute value added support to your licensing negotiations, patent research, market analysis and technology valuation.
When considering your next strategic technology management challenge contact Stategic Concepts.