SOLYP-Blog

Purpose Driven Strategies – How the Purpose of an Enterprise Can Drive Successful Strategies

on May 23, 2019

How to find an inspiring and future-oriented enterprise purpose? Why is the purpose of an enterprise key in today’s business environment? And how can one succeed in positioning an enterprise accordingly in terms of strategy to match its purpose? Strategy experts attending this year’s annual conference on Strategic Management dedicated themselves to those and other questions.

Strategic Planning: "Hey, AI, what's your opinion?"

on May 16, 2019

A guest article by Ronald Herse & Florian Dreher
 

In part I of the publication series Strategic Insights, the potential benefits of extended statistics and machine learning for strategy and planning work were outlined. As a more in-depth introduction to the topic, Part II discusses ways of increasing the quality and reliability of forecasts in planning.

The first hundred days: a successful start at the (first) promotion

on April 25, 2019

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Roman Stöger
 

Success or failure is decided primarily at the beginning of a new job: This applies to career starters, a change to another company and promotion to management positions. Interestingly, almost no one is systematically prepared for this.

"If the company knew what the company knows ..."

on April 18, 2019

A guest article by Ronald Herse
 

Developing a robust strategy has never been easy. High business complexity, market dynamics and shorter planning horizons create uncertainty and make it harder to make the right decisions at the right time. The half-life of a strategy becomes shorter, the importance of a strategy increases.

German Mittelstand meets Artificial Intelligence – Basics for Entrepreneurs

on April 11, 2019

A guest article by Peter Renner
 

Intelligent algorithms are revolutionizing our everyday lives – both personally and professionally. They learn with the help of data and are able to depict complex issues much better than humans in a short period of time, thanks to their structure. Companies dealing with this technology at an early stage will gain fundamental advantages over their competitors.

Data-based decision-making: tips for managers

on April 04, 2019

A guest article by Dominic Lindner
 

The hype around data is growing day by day and companies are exploring the potential of this data. From autonomous cars, engineering forecasts and chatbots in customer service, data can change entire industries. A potential is also to take decision based on data in the management. Data can provide Managers important decision-making fundamentals.

Digital Strategies – from Hype to Reality: SOLYP at the 17th Annual Conference for Strategic Management

on May 19, 2017

The latest trends, liveliest discussions and of course a great deal of networking: The 17th Annual Conference for Strategic Management last week was again the hotspot for strategy experts from the whole of Germany for exchanging best practice approaches to the age of digitalization. “Digital Strategies – from Hype to Reality” was the motto under which Horváth & Partners gathered speakers from renowned companies like ANDREAS STIHL, Daimler, Lieferando and the otto group. In Stuttgart, they revealed interesting insights into their strategies for digitalization. SOLYP has been a cooperation partner for this event for several years. As a pioneer in digitalizing strategic management processes, we took part in the conference with our own stand this time.

Follow-up on the 16th Annual Conference of Strategic Management by Horváth & Partners

on May 19, 2016

“2020 is not far from now. Businesses are taking decisions today that will affect their performance in 2020.” With these words, Tim Wolf opened the 16th Annual Conference of Strategic Management by Horváth & Partners in Stuttgart on May 11th, 2016. The conference showed impressive examples of how strategy work has changed companies in the way they think, align their business models, and succeed in the marketplace. The first-class speakers included Chef Strategy Officers and board members of Media-Saturn Holding GmbH, Bosch subsidiary BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, DEKRA SE, and AXA Konzern AG, as well as Prof. Dr. Thomas Hutzschenreuter of TU Munich and Ibrahim Evsan, a thought leader in social media and digital leadership. As an expert in digitizing strategic management processes, SOLYP Informatik GmbH supported the conference yet again as official event partner.

The SOLYP-Blog is Back Form its Summer Break with New Strategy Book Recommendations

on September 01, 2015

Summer is slowly coming to an end and fall right around the corner! A perfect season to make yourself comfortable on the couch, put up your feet, and enjoy a good book. We have selected some brand new strategy and management books for you that are not only very informative, but entertaining, even inspiring. Just take some time to read through some of them. Enjoy!

From Trend to Strategy - Follow-up on the 15th Annual Conference of Strategic Management by Horváth & Partners

on May 13, 2015

Exciting best practice presentations, lively discussions, and plenty of networking among strategy professionals - this is what the Annual Conference of Strategic Management by Horváth & Partners stands for more than any other such event in the German-speaking region. Last Thursday, the Annual Conference was held in Stuttgart for the 15th time already. As in previous years, SOLYP was happy to serve yet again as one of the event partners. The motto of the event was: "From trend to strategy – Seeing further, acting sooner." Among the distinguished speakers were representatives of Tesla Motors, DekaBank, and RECARO Holding as well as the energy provider EnBW, one of our SOLYP3 customers.

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