ENERGY FIRM – OIL & GAS CHALLENGE: Client had to increase refinery performance by 25% within 5 year or face an uncertain future. Current strategy execution methods were not sufficient to create that level of improvement with confidence.
H2 CONSORTIUM/ DEPT OF ENERGY CHALLENGE: The Energy industry wanted to set up the national infrastructure for a future of Hydrogen vehicles. It would require long term complex collaboration and research breakthroughs in hydrogen production and local availability. The consortium was failing to generate a single plan and needed collaboration.
TECH INNOVATOR – KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (Kx) CHALLENGE: The Research Dept. created solutions to problems that might not be used for a decade or more. They knew that context about decisions placed in Kx would loose context over time. They needed Kx innovations.
MAJOR UTILITY – MAP THE FUTURE CHALLENGE: The client had vision for the future to address significant legacy challenges, costs, and uncertainties within its infrastructure. The complexity integrating innovation investments with legacy and compliance requirements was overwhelming. Safety & environment concerns were top of mind.
PORT, BET THE BUSINESS, CHALLENGE: Competing Ports using Technology, were taking market share. The client had to increase productivity significantly and gain labor support to use automation.
TRANSPORTATION – PAYROLL CHALLENGE: The Client had Labor Payrolls that often failed to be accurate or timely. This problem was known to peers of the firm’s president.
AUTOMOTIVE – RETENTION CHALLENGE: Customer Retention was falling. As an early stage company, it was devastating to the company and especially its investors.
HIGH TECH – INCREASE SALES CHALLENGE: The Client, a leader in Business Intelligence and business performance s/w had the objective to increase sales by $1B to $3B in an extremely short period of time.
FINANCIAL SERVICES – IMPROVE SLA CHALLENGE: This highly recognized global credit and payments firm, relies on a global network for transactions. A Consulting firms’ business case for investments to increase required Network Availability Services levels was too complex to understand and so no investments were committed.
NETWORK PRODUCT PRODUCER – MORE FROM LESS CHALLENGE: The engineering department was challenged year over year to produce more with less. Architecture constraints put engineering leaders in what seemed a no win position. Multiple engineering executives had left in frustration.
STARTUP OPPORTUNITIES CHALLENGE: Startups have many opportunities and not enough resources. It’s easy to loose track of what is most important, when everything is new and much is at stake.