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A guest article by Dagmar Recklies
 

Cross-sectoral innovation means transferring approaches from other branches to one’s own field of business and thus creating something new. This concept is becoming a more and more important strategic tool in many companies. The reasons for this are obvious: Mature business areas, product groups and markets without big growth potentials meet disruptive change. Software-driven business models affect long-established industry structures. The expectations and needs of customers, who themselves often enough are under pressure to innovate, have changed.

A guest article by Moritz Weissman
 

Medium-sized enterprises keep on telling me that they are so occupied with their operational business that there were only few opportunities to think strategically, to reflect and to be creative so the enterprise could make progress at last. Others simply mix up planning horizons. But: operational and strategic planning are no opposite poles excluding each other!

A guest article by Milon Gupta
 

Having a good strategy is no guarantee for a successful business. The crucial thing is how organizations implement their strategies. And this is something a lot of organizations need to catch up with. In my experience, both, big enterprises as well as small companies, make the same mistakes in implementing. Checking your own organization regularly and self-critically is the only way to discern those and other mistakes in time and to avoid them.

A guest article by Dominic Lindner
 

The working world today poses new demands for organizations – for example, customers’ demands have become much more complex within the last few years. Customers also expect them to be managed 24/7. In order to meet those demands, a great deal of organizations are creating agile working environments and allow their teams for more autonomous decisions.

At the end of April, strategy experts from diverse industries met up in Stuttgart, Germany, for the 18th Annual Strategic Management Conference. This year’s focus: future markets developing rapidly. SOLYP as a cooperation partner of the event participated with their own stand. We summarized the exciting talks for you in our follow-up report.