SOLYP-Blog

How to Deal with Geopolitical Risks? Scenario Planning Still Underused by Businesses

on June 20, 2016

In a few days the British people will vote on leaving the European Union. The outcome of the referendum is just as uncertain as the extent of the political and economic consequences for the country itself, for Europe, and the whole world. The “Brexit" is only one of many geopolitical risks, however, that managers and executives are worrying about these days. There is also the unresolved Ukraine conflict and the sanctions against Russia, the ongoing Greek crisis, the refugee crisis and the unstable situation in the Middle East, the latent threat of terrorist attacks, and the growing threat of national bankruptcies in South America.

Scenario Planning with SOLYP3

on November 06, 2013

In times of constant flux, the ability to anticipate change in the business environment early on and respond to it quickly and in creative ways has become an important source of competitive advantage. Scenario planning is a proven method to increase a company’s agility. While scenarios may not be the crystal ball allowing us to predict the future with 100 percent accuracy, they do help us to look at the future in a systematic fashion, to challenge our assumptions about what may lie ahead, and prepare for a range of plausible futures.

Follow-Up Report on the 2013 SOLYP3 User Convention

on December 13, 2013

With the holidays just round the corner, SOLYP3 users from all over Germany gathered on December 5, 2013 in a relaxed atmosphere for our 2nd user convention. The intensive exchange of experiences in the use of the strategic planning software offered all involved parties a chance to share important discoveries and ideas which would help them in their work.