The Transformation of Controlling: from Number Crunching to valued Management Consulting

on August 10, 2017

A guest article by Dr Bianca Drerup

Since the turn of the millennium the role of controllers has changed rapidly: Mainly seen as ‘number crunchers’ and ‘control freaks’ then, they are now highly estimated as management consultants and critical counterparts. The latest trends in digitalization and shared service organizations are also affecting this view: The range of responsibilities and technologies employed has changed so much up until now that companies need to totally restructure the role of controllers. The University of Duisburg-Essen recently carried out a study about such transformational processes, including the implementation of the Strategic Intelligence Software SOLYP3 at a consumer product manufacturer.

Our Top 10: Nominations 5 to 1

on February 10, 2017

Now the nominations 5 to 1: these articles were your favourites on our SOLYP-Strategy-Blog 2016 – from chess masters to chief strategists. Have fun reading our Final countdown!

Our Top 10: Nominations 10 to 6

on February 09, 2017

Have you finished your strategic planning for the next financial year? Our advice: Take your time and review 2016 once again to achieve the optimal strategy for your company. We support you with our top ten blog reports from last year which certainly are still relevant to strategists. Let’s go with the nominations 10 to 6.

Review of the 5th SOLYP3 Key User Circle

on January 13, 2017

To put the advent strategy “Give, Exchange and Enjoy“ in action, some well-known SOLYP3 users met in Nuremberg on 1st December 2016. SOLYP3, the Strategic Intelligence Software, joined up companies of various sectors and sizes. Not only were the speaking parties of SCHULER AG and ALTANA AG present but also TDK, Epcos, Sto SE&Co.KgGA, Job AG, BASF AG and Winkelmann Gruppe didn’t want to miss the latest news on the SOLYP3 development.

Follow-up on the 3rd SOLYP3 Key User Circle

on December 16, 2014

Last Tuesday, strategy employees from all over the country and different industries came to pre-Christmas Nuremberg once again to participate in this year’s SOLYP3 Key Users Circle. In addition to many familiar faces we were happy to welcome some new ones as well. Following the established event format, two of our customers—JOB AG and BASF—presented their strategic planning and controlling processes and explained how the Strategic Intelligence Software SOLYP3 supports those processes.