SWOT Analysis: Peeling Back the Onion

Introduction  SWOT Analysis helps the organization, business units, and project teams identify specific Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats related to the enterprise business model and strategies, business processes, and supporting internal and external environments.  SWOT goals specifically identify the business venture or initiative’s objectives and the internal and external favorable Read more…

Kaizen: Continuous Improvement Action Plan & Philosophy

Introduction  Kaizen is the Japanese word for “improvement,” and in business activities, Kaizen describes the structured analysis activities supporting continual workplace improvement that involve all employees. The goal of Kaizen is proactively improving work processes and operations to eliminate waste across all organizational boundaries without regard to silos commonly found Read more…

PEST Analysis: Value Driver

Information  A PEST Analysis (Political, Economic, Socio-cultural, and Technological) is a brainstorming and analysis method for businesses to assess critical external factors that influence their operation and market competitiveness. The four PEST factors define the big picture of where the company is currently situated and future operating environment in comparison Read more…