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Investment Strategy: Seed or Leverage

October 2, 2009


I always felt that the way companies are looking at their investment portfolio was somewhat missing perspectives. Focusing their needs on the current year, without any red flag mechanism (See “Confronting the Brutal Facts“) showing the limit of their investment strategy. There is a good practice that could enable Enterprise to understand when the tipping […]

Enterprise Investment Portfolio (Part 1) – Improving Performance

July 9, 2009


Looking at  Internal Investments as a portfolio put in perspective the way Enterprises are internally investing in changes considering risk and opportunity at a global level rather than at project level. The following classification of investment (introduced in  “How to fight “Business Urban Legends”) follows this approach: 1- Improving Performance 2- Sustaining the current Performance […]

How to fight “Business Urban Legends” – Integrate Investment Portfolio to BI

July 6, 2009


Business Urban Legends are everywhere and sit at the heart of each investment decision. Interestingly enough, companies claim their unique needs, culture and business models which make them different from the competition; yet they are prone to follow generic public statements (investment in central ERP has no ROI for instance) in the very heart of […]