How to Hit a Home Run: Strategic Game Plan

May 7, 2013
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: Strategic planning. Truth time: Is your company doing the right stuff or the dumb stuff when it comes to annual budgeting, planning and control? For example, do you measure activity or outcomes? What about a clear vision of what ‘success’ looks like, so you can gauge performance? Are stale finance practices a roadblock to your becoming a lean, agile, adaptive organization? So much to consider. Take a break and hear what the experts say. Colin Cooper, ISSEL: “What is the point of knowing how well you are performing if you don’t do anything about it? Creating reports doesn’t improve performance, strategic initiatives do. And if the two are not directly linked you are stacking the deck against yourself.” Steve Player, Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT): “Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the face.” (Mike Tyson) Tim Teinzer, SAP: “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” (Peter Drucker) Join us for How to Hit a Home Run: Strategic Game Plan

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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