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Brightline Initiative Strategy Blog

The Business Portfolio Map

The Business Portfolio Map

We have prototyped a new tool called the Business Portfolio Map. The aim: to help organizations understand if the business is prepared for the future or risks disruption. The Business Portfolio Map visualizes a company’s entire portfolio of...

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New Realities of Strategy

New Realities of Strategy

On his journey around the wilds of strategic management in Strategy Safari (co-authored with Joseph Lampel), Henry Mintzberg identifies ten different schools of strategy formation. The first five are:  design — fitting internal situation of...

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Focus, the differentiator

Focus, the differentiator

Look around. Think back to your organizational experience. I have done the same. Over three decades working in organizations and carrying out research into organizations, I have come to the conclusion that very few companies succeed in implementing...

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Innovating Strategy

Innovating Strategy

IBM made $6 billion in 1990 and lost $5 billion two years later. The company, one of the twentieth century corporate greats, failed to change with the market and only moved when value had well and truly migrated. Over any period the needs and...

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