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Achieving hyper-growth: Strategic Plan

Posted by Courtney Clemmons on Oct 20, 2016 11:53:20 AM

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Private Equity firms purchase Portfolio Companies with the intent to add value and maximize their growth potential, but it’s no surprise that achieving successful growth is complex – oftentimes accompanied with unforeseen challenges.  

Portfolio companies today are under enormous pressure to achieve hyper- growth, sustain constant innovation and successfully execute their business strategies – all while maintaining existing operational efficiencies and costs. But once you acquire a new portfolio company, where does your growth plan start? What needs to be addressed immediately? What are your long term goals? How much can you fund? What has been working?

In a series of blog posts, we will discuss the four challenge areas that have the most impact on a portfolio company’s success and the best approaches to address them head on.  The third area that we will explore is the importance of a Strategic Plan. 

  1. Leadership
  2. Innovation
  3. Strategic Plan
  4. Operations
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Topics: private equity, portfolio company

Achieving hyper-growth: Innovation (part two)

Posted by Courtney Clemmons on Oct 20, 2016 11:52:28 AM

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Private Equity firms purchase Portfolio Companies with the intent to add value and maximize their growth potential, but it’s no surprise that achieving successful growth is complex – oftentimes accompanied with unforeseen challenges.  

Portfolio companies today are under enormous pressure to achieve hyper- growth, sustain constant innovation and successfully execute their business strategies – all while maintaining existing operational efficiencies and costs. But once you acquire a new portfolio company, where does your growth plan start? What needs to be addressed immediately? What are your long term goals? How much can you fund? What has been working?

In a series of blog posts, we will address the four challenge areas that have the most impact on a portfolio company’s success and the best approaches to address them head on.  The second area that we will explore is corporate innovation. 

  1. Leadership
  2. Innovation
  3. Strategic Plan
  4. Operations
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Topics: private equity, portfolio company

Achieving hyper-growth: Leadership (part one)

Posted by Courtney Clemmons on Oct 20, 2016 11:50:15 AM

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Private Equity firms purchase Portfolio Companies with the intent to add value and maximize their growth potential, but it’s no surprise that achieving successful growth is complex – oftentimes accompanied with unforeseen challenges.  

Portfolio companies today are under enormous pressure to achieve hyper- growth, sustain constant innovation and successfully execute their business strategies – all while maintaining existing operational efficiencies and costs. But once you acquire a new portfolio company, where does your growth plan start? What needs to be addressed immediately? What are your long term goals? How much can you fund? What has been working?In a series of blog posts, we will address the four challenge areas that have the most impact on a portfolio company’s success and the best approaches to address them head on.  The first area that we will explore is the company's leadership. 

  1. Leadership
  2. Innovation
  3. Strategic Plan
  4. Operations
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Topics: private equity, portfolio company

The Value of a Strategic Roadmap for BI & Analytics

Posted by Jason Bean on Oct 30, 2015 3:04:31 PM

Most organizations fail to realize that in order to ensure the success of your Analytics implementations, you must have a strategic plan to maximize the value and impact of your investment. However, aligning these initiatives to your organizational business strategy is the key. 

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Topics: BI, BI & Analytics