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Strategy: The Crucial Enabler

I’m very pleased to say that my recent presentation at the Building Business Capability Conference entitled Strategy: The Crucial Enabler was recorded.   You can view the presentation below, complete with slides and audio — in total it’s around 55 minutes long.


Here is a brief description of the session:

The words “strategy” and “strategic” are frequently used in organizations and might be seen by some as “corporate buzzwords”. Yet in reality, having a clearly articulated strategy is a crucial enabler for organizational alignment and success. As BAs, we need to ensure that our projects and programs align with strategy–else we may end up with different departments and teams pulling in different directions (and we may end up getting caught in the cross fire!)
The BA toolkit is broad, and there’s a huge opportunity for us to contribute. If we seize this opportunity we may get involved in shaping or defining organizational, project, program or business unit strategy.
In this presentation, Adrian Reed explores strategy through a business analysis lens, covering:

1. What is strategy?

2. The role of strategy and strategic thinking in Business Analysis

3. What can we do when strategy is “cloudy”?

4. A ‘whistle-stop tour’ of useful strategic analysis tools and techniques

I hope you find the presentation useful and enjoyable, and if you do, be sure to subscribe.  

Kind regards,

Adrian Reed






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2 thoughts on “Strategy: The Crucial Enabler”

  1. Nicely done sir. You had me from “I’m from the UK”. Yanks are always suckers for a Brit’s workshop because of the accent. Even better when the content is equally sharp and crisp.

    Glad you recorded this, because I missed it at BBC. Cheerio!

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