Solution Map

Pragmatic solutions created by recognized practitioners.

Actionable Strategies provides a range of high value, consultative services to select clients. Upon agreement of business objectives, we provide our services in a fixed fee or managed billing arrangement. These arrangements allow our clients to focus on their business drivers rather than managing staff. As true consultants, we do not sell hardware or software, providing unbundled staffing only when there are clear business needs. Our success is measured by our clients’ success.

Strategic Consulting: The professionals at Actionable Strategies are experienced leaders, executives, facilitators, project managers, and proven agents of change. These and other skills have been honed in engagements that include business process reengineering, business excellence, transformation governance and reform, business integration, strategy, financial analysis, organizational design, customer relationship management and managed program implementation. Our consultants work in the best interests of our clients in providing, advice, counsel, clear thinking, pragmatic solutions and structured management of engagements.

Business Excellence:  Actionable Strategies has substantial experience formulating and executing sound business excellence solutions. Among the top areas of investment today, business excellence includes all quality management and business management offerings. Examples include process and program management, Lean and Six Sigma, governance, next generation and predictive dashboards, metrics, measures, scorecards, reporting, and operational excellence. These solutions are designed to improve performance, aggressively manage costs and mitigate risk. Business excellence solutions allow companies to compete more effectively in constrained environments while remaining positioned for the future.

Strategic Planning and Engineering: Effectively obtaining demonstrable results from advanced technologies such as Smart Grids requires a realizable strategy that is driven through to execution.  Our consultants are leading experts in Smart Grid who have conceived long term visions and led the near term implementations that proved the viability of Smart Grids.  Their work in formulating roadmaps and managing the complex portfolio of projects has resulted in demand for their expertise on a global basis.

Application Development: Designing enterprise applications requires a broad and unique business and technical background that extends beyond delivering software using inexpensive programming. Our consultants have experience with all critical application disciplines that ensure the successful implementation of software that delivers the returns demanded by business leadership. This includes the proper planning, processes, operational support, scalability, reliability, training, deployment and maintenance. Our consultants have global experience with all of the most effective methodologies including the latest in Agile software development. By working closely with our clients to deliver long-term solutions with near term results ensures that applications move from pilot into production in an expeditious cost effective fashion.

Offshore development and BPO: Actionable Strategies maintains relationships with several leading offshore development and BPO organizations. Unlike other companies, we do not resell these services for a profit. Rather, we manage the delivery of offshore services to achieve a cost effective and quality solution. This alignment of our objectives to those of our clients drives project success and protects our clients' interests.

Managed System Deployment: Deploying enterprise systems requires a thorough understanding of the overall objectives of an organization. Providing a foundation of platforms that supports both current initiatives and future growth is both art and science. Actionable Strategies provides everything from strategic planning frameworks to managed implementation to ensure that our clients build lasting architectures and infrastructure to support their businesses.

Unbundled Staffing: Under the appropriate circumstances, where there is a clearly delineated set of goals and definitive value to be realized, Actionable Strategies will provide clients with top-notch interim staffing. Our philosophy is to work with clients to make them successful without displacing existing employees by hourly outside staff. We work with our clients to ensure that the use of interim staff delivers appropriate value without creating long-term dependencies. The net result is that our clients get the best and brightest for as long as they are needed.

Outsourced Support: For those organizations that have support needs that cannot be delivered in a cost effective fashion, Actionable Strategies will establish outsourced support services. We work in our clients best interests by not selling these services directly. Through planning, negotiating and managing the transition to an outsourced relationship, we aid our clients in achieving better levels of support with both lower cost and reduced risk.