Pragmatic strategies that can be implemented and achieved

STRATEGY & OPERATION DESIGN

Strategy and operation design is central to the ‘purpose’ component of WDScott’s approach, and pivotal to understanding the context of our clients’ organisations.  

Every organisation is dynamic and has unique challenges, and so we come to each project with an open mind, which means that we never form hasty hypotheses. We work with our clients’ management team to explore the current organisational context, answering questions such as: Why do you exist? What is your value proposition? How are you currently performing versus your peers? What are your goals? Through thoroughly defining an organisation’s purpose, we can then define a strategy to achieve these goals.

 

We work objectively and collaboratively from the outside in to consider the strategic factors impacting your organisation, then consider internal capabilities and capacity. We help our clients develop and align a compelling vision, strategy and operational design that will serve as the foundation for their success. Our clients tell us that what makes us different is our pragmatic approach and real world experience: we develop strategies that can be implemented and achieved.
 

 

PURPOSE

We help you to develop and align a compelling vision, strategy and operational design that will serve as the foundation for your success.

PROCESS

We work from the outside in to consider the strategic factors impacting your organisation, then consider internal factors.

PEOPLE

We aim to build sustainable self-sufficiency by improving the internal capability and capacity of your people.

PERFORMANCE

Ultimately we help you improve performance, whether that means productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, quality, profitability, or return on investment.

 

We offer the following strategy and operation design services:

  • Strategy development
  • Strategic review
  • Operation design
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Business planning
  • Portfolio management and investment prioritisation
  • Organisation design
  • Target operating models
  • Outsourcing or strategic sourcing
  • Risk management
  • Merger and acquisitions
  • Financial analysis and options evaluations
  • Channel strategy

 

Methodologies and Frameworks

In the area of strategy and operation design, we draw on proven strategic and analytical frameworks (including our own proprietary processes), selected and tailored to meet your needs. These may include:

CLIENT CASE STUDY

Strategic Plan Development for Not-for-Profit Organisation

WDScott provided facilitation services and strategic direction to the Board and the management team, in addition to stakeholder liaison and engagement with the organisation’s staff...

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CLIENT CASE STUDY

Investment Management Decisions

Our client, a Large Healthcare Provider, retained the services of WDScott to discover: 1. Where money was being spent; 2. Whether it was in the right places; 3. Where the major project risks existed and; 4. A view of what investments it had committed to...

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CLIENT CASE STUDY

Process Management and Performance Improvement Capability

The total investment made by our client was $2.2 million for a benefit over the same period of $17 million, the vast majority of which is recurring...

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Lewis Rentschler

Partner

Lewis leads the Strategy & Operation Design service line. He specialises in the design and planning of business operations and improvement programs...

John Paul

Partner

John has over 30 years of consulting experience in leading, managing and developing consulting companies...