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OKR – A Primer: Framework for Strategy Execution
3. December 2021

Download the OKR Primer as PDF   Objectives and Key Results OKRs, short for “Objectives and Key Results” are a strategic management framework, used to translate an organization’s strategy into short-term, measurable goals. The core principle behind OKRs is that “goals should lead people” in contrast to “managers should lead people”.   “The key result ….

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New book publication on Scale-up Metrics!
2. November 2021

Why are metrics essential when scaling a company?  Prof. Dr. Klaus Möller and I contributed an article to the book “Connected Business”. The book is edited by Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann and Fabrizio Ferrandina and addresses questions around how to create and capture business value in the networked economy.  The articles are grounded in theory ….

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Creating value with analytics
2. June 2021

Most organizations possess an often-underutilized asset – a large amount of data, which they generate themselves or have access to. Data can be used for making better management decisions, informing strategies or actually be turned into a key product component. Organizations who can link the definition and execution of their strategy to comprehensive data analysis ….

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OKR as a strategic management framework
23. May 2021

Situation The client was a leading European financial services provider, with products including credit scoring, debt collection and accounting services. The company had identified the need to increase transparency, speed and alignment with regard to strategy execution. The management board had identified the advantages of the agile Objectives and Key Results (OKR)” framework and wanted ….

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Growth Strategy for leading SaaS player in the financial services industry
23. May 2021

Situation A fast-scaling SaaS provider, specializing in financial and accounting services, was looking to find the best way to maintain its growth momentum. There were many possible options, including expansion into new markets, a partnership strategy, development of new customer and product verticals or expansion of the value chain. The company had a very strong ….

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