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Wbd STRATEGY

Harnessing the power of strategic value
 

WBD uses leading strategic models and data analytics to chart organizational strategies, navigate large-scale transformations, and build resilient operating models. Our experts aim to ultimately drive strategic business decisions for growth, profitability, and sustainability.

Our Solutions

Strategy

In today’s competitive global landscape, organizations must foster a culture of innovation and adapt to emerging mission requirements. We identify internal inhibitors and deploys interventions that serve as a catalyst for sustained performance outcomes. Our strategists partner with executive leaders to develop forward-thinking strategies, roadmaps, and playbooks that drive mission success.

Business Process Engineering

WBD deploys industry best practices to systematically eliminate waste and enhance business performance. Our experts partner with business process owners and subject matter experts to design future state processes, develop implementation plans, and foster stakeholder adoption. WBD’s end-to-end business process engineering is tailored toward your unique operating environment, customer base, and desired performance outcomes.

Implementation Management

Our team uses its inter-disciplinary expertise to enhance organizational maturity and help leaders navigate change. Our consultants achieve these results by preparing readiness assistance, resistance management plans, and process re-engineering.

Our Results

Success Stories

U.S. Agency for International Development – Private Sector Engagement Strategy

WBD partnered with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to develop a strategy and operational plan for the implementation of the Agency’s Private Sector Engagement Policy across the globe. This strategy and implementation plan plays a critical role in advancing sustainable development outcomes and contributing to the Agency’s Journey to Self-Reliance.

Learn how WBD collaborated with USAID leadership to strengthen Private Sector Engagement and achieve strategic sustainable development outcomes at greater scale here.

Success Story

Federal Emergency Management Agency – IT Strategic Planning & Implementation

Our team has created long-range strategic plans and visionary documents across 10+ Federal Agencies. At the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), we facilitate strategic planning meetings with Senior Executive Service (SES) members, Flag Officers, and other senior leaders to develop strategies that cascade into tactical and operational plans. Our approach aligns with portfolio, program, and project management best practices and references organizational elements such as Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution. To galvanize our plans, we deliver comprehensive strategic communications and outreach engagements to drive stakeholder adoption and alignment.

 

Insights

Building for a New Climate Reality

Record-breaking costs in infrastructure damage are increasing every year due to climate-change disasters in the United States. Climate resilient infrastructure must be designed to meet the new climate reality, and mitigation measures added to existing structures.

“Buying Clean” and Sustainable Public Procurement: New Opportunities for Federal Contractors

Global warming due to greenhouse gas emissions is the number one threat to the environment and the economy for everyone, everywhere. To increase resilience to a changing climate, nearly every human activity must embrace more sustainable practices to limit global...

State of the Industry: Project Management Certification

Project management is a difficult discipline that cuts across organizations globally. Global demand for top-talent in project management continues to rise, and organizations are increasingly seeking advice on how to identify and hire the best project managers. In...

Human-Centered Design Solves Client Needs

Human-centered design offers innovative solutions by placing human needs at the center of the problem-solving process. The designers from organizations that employ human-centered design seek first to thoroughly understand the people who are experiencing the problem before crafting a solution to solve the needs of their clients.

Acquisition Alert: The PRICE Act of 2021

Shortening the Long Pole of the Acquisition Tent The Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions Act of 2021 (PRICE Act of 2021) was signed by President Biden on 02/22/2022. The PRICE Act intends to improve acquisitions...

Change Management’s ADKAR Model

The ADKAR Model is a proven means to facilitate change management. The model provides a clear, step-by-step way for organizations to adopt new processes and procedures.

Five Steps for a Successful CRM Rollout

A well-defined CRM implementation plan that includes project management, testing, training, and appropriate tools can ensure as successful CRM rollout.

U.S. Federal Agencies Create New Technologies to Help Solve Climate Challenges

Three U.S. Federal agencies, the Department of Energy, USDA, and the EPA, are funding new research and technologies to tackle the climate crisis and reduce greenhouse gasses.

Private Sector Investment in Biotechnology Improves Global Vaccine Production and Distribution

Biomanufacturing plants for vaccine production and distribution is an expensive investment, confining most plants — and their vaccine distribution — to wealthier countries. Private sector investment in biomanufacturing in low-to middle-income countries can create the global health infrastructure necessary for equitable vaccine distribution.

Modernizing Financial Management Practices for the Department of Defense

]Multiple DoD financial management practices are rated “high-risk” according to two U.S. oversight bodies responsible for mitigating federal inefficiency and waste. The Government Accountability Office and DoD Inspector General cite ineffective financial management...

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