Tag Archives: business communications

Operational risk management explained

Operational risk is a part of any business that's innovative and growing. The degree to which risk is acceptable, and how risk is managed determines whether 'risk' is helpful or dangerous. If risks are inadequately supervised a big business can be bankrupted suddenly. Since all members of an organization share in operational risk management, everyone needs to have an understanding of risk sources and their management framework. We undertook a very high-level depiction of risk for a global Read more
Forest Service shield

Design a plan for success

Forest Service shield
"A goal without a plan is just a wish" said Antoine de saint-Exupery. I'm not sure who he is but I like the thought.  Working closely with our friends at the the Forest Service Land Mobile Radio (LMR) group, we developed a strategic plan to implement key changes and improvements. We reviewed original data sources and wrote the draft, created charts with layouts, and a PPT roadshow for regional discussions. We also sketched next steps and responsibilities to facilitate discussion. The communications Read more

Illustrate new product information

When an interesting new product was acquired in a merger, Mercer needed a way to differentiate it from the other, similar report products available. We offered three visual options for describing how a human resources executive might benefit from this new product. The workforce modeling tool enables careful analysis of important decision points like compensation strategies, expansion planning, or demographic modeling. How can a company use the valuable reports to most efficiently address all these Read more

Sales organization, as an infographic

Sales planning for large organizations touches manufacturing, shipping, procurement, trade discounts, events, and other areas. Sales management activities are obviously crucial to the success of most any organization. In our visual depiction of sales, we strove to provide a good context for synchronized interests in an SAP implementation. Read more
planning sketch

Planning process shown in several ways

planning sketch
We frequently provide several options to clients to fit their priorities and communication interests. As they say, there are many ways to skin a cat. Eww. I would never do that. Here are several alternative sketch approaches proposed to National Gypsum while preparing to explain how planning services would improve under a new SAP implementation. Annotations can be made in PPT for different groups and locations as the presenter manages the change. Read more