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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

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...

Are “New Normal” Industrial Policies in South Asia Well-Manufactured?

The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused worldwide shocks in both supply and demand over the past two years. This has been particularly evident in South Asia - a global manufacturing hub and home to some of the largest and fastest growing countries in the...

Key Features of a Customer Relationship Management Communications Plan

Implementing a strategic internal CRM communication plan and providing training will reduce employee resistance to adopting a new CRM system and generate enthusiasm.

Keys to Acquisition Planning

Two essential documents used to prepare in the pre-award stage are the acquisition strategy and acquisition plan. These documents prevent issues like schedule and scope creep. The acquisition strategy is a comprehensive plan that identifies and describes the...

Public Health Solutions: Health IT and Informatics

Recent advances in healthcare information technology can offer an equitable U.S. national public health platform for all.

WBD Review Essay — The Enduring Struggle: The History of the U.S. Agency for International Development and America’s Uneasy Transformation of the World

A review by Washington Business Dynamics of John Norris’ well-written, carefully researched, and provocative history of USAID.

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