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6 Steps for Linking Corporate Strategy to the Budget


Ask any three people in an organization why they budget and you’ll get three different answers. But no one says they budget in order to direct the way in which their organization will achieve its strategic goals—the intended purpose of the budget. For budgeting to become the relevant process it was meant to be, this gap must be fixed.

executive overview sample  example (Figure 6), the executive team has identified four main objectives: (1) operating excellence, (2) maintaining existing business, (3) profitable growth, and (4) brand leadership. Next they link each objective to the strategies that describe how the objectives are going to be met. For example, the maintain business objective will be achieved through tactics designed to retain customers and control costs. Profitable growth will be attained through sales effectiveness, operating efficiency, and new Read More

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executive overview sample  HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without In an economic climate characterized by cost-cutting and increased regulatory requirements, HR faces growing demands to communicate the value it creates in ways that CEOs can better appreciate. That means moving away from soft measurements such as “improvements” and adopting quantifiable metrics similar to those executives use to monitor the overall business. Meaningful HR metrics can include things such as recruitment costs, employee retention rates, and Read More

The Essential Executive Guide to Managing Information Vulnerability


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executive overview sample  Essential Executive Guide to Managing Information Vulnerability While most information vulnerabilities stem from external intrusion and theft of data, there remains a greater potential for information to be lost, stolen, or accidentally erased by internal sources—the employees. Don’t let this be the case with your business! Information vulnerability management (IVM) is a corporate issue—one that needs addressing. To learn how you can reduce your exposure, download this white paper. Read More

Executive Guide to Business and Software Requirements


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executive overview sample  Guide to Business and Software Requirements The concept of getting business requirements right sounds straightforward. However, flawed requirements trigger 70 percent of project failures. The larger the number of stakeholder groups involved, and the more complex the processes, the more likely a project will fail. Success in large projects is not just about completeness, but also about getting complete requirements information early in the development process. Read More

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