branes hones your strategy: We create strategies that drive business success. We do this by evaluating your current approach, benchmarking it against other businesses, and helping you develop new strategies that create a clear roadmap to success.
branes uses some of the best analytic and software tools available today. We critically evaluate new tools to avoid fads, selecting proven tools that lead to common sense solutions. Some of our more frequently used tools include:
This tool reflects the fact that not just your financials, but
your entire organization - from your people and internal business
processes to your customers - is integral to your
success. The Balanced Scorecard (BSC) was developed by Harvard
professors Robert Kaplan and David Norton in response to
industrial-age measurement systems that focused too heavily on
historical financial information. Balanced Scorecards
balance traditional financial measures with feedback on the underlying
internal processes that create results.
What gets measured gets done. The Balanced Scorecard (BSC)
leverages your focus on what matters so you can see whether
you're on track while you still have time to correct
course. Harvard Business Press has cited it as one of the
greatest innovations in successful corporate strategy.
Scorecard Institute has a short summary of the Scorecard's four
If you'd like to learn more about implementing a Balanced Scorecard
management system or using Strategy Maps in your organization, please contact us for more
At branes we help you benchmark your business for success. Using
the QuadRed analysis from the Virtual CEO
we help you evaluate your
business internally and in comparison to thousands of other businesses
across the three core drivers of organizational discipline: strategy,
design and culture. You'll find out where your team is on the
same page, measure your capability to implement your strategy,
identify where improvement is most critical, and uncover opportunities
for resources to
work on what matters. Whether a part of your annual
planning cycle or an accelerant to new teams and strategic plans, the
QuadRed analysis will provide you with invaluable insight.
We used best of breed techniques to help you develop and analyze
your strategy. Many of the tools we use are visually
based, meaning conversations center around content, not jargon. Whether
looking for opportunities, consistency, or
insight into competitive opportunities, we can help.