Strategy Without Implementation is Not Strategic

Change and disruption are commonplace. Speed and complexity are felt every day. Everyone is trying to get out ahead of a problem, a situation, a competitor. How do you arrive at the best possible solution and ensure implementation? Traditional approaches to creating strategy, solving problems, and implementing solutions no longer cut-it. They take too long, consultants are expensive, and your people are left holding the bag. Syntegrity delivers fast, high-impact and durable solutions that stand the best chance of implementation. We are not consultants. We provide the platform, process, and facilitation that enables you to quickly do the solving yourself. We like to...

eyeforpharma Philadelphia 2018

Syntegrity is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with eyeforpharma for the 16th annual Philadelphia meeting (April 10 – 11 2018). eyeforpharma Philadelphia 2018 is North America’s largest and most influential commercial pharma forum. Join 800+ pharma leaders with one thing on their mind: to increase the impact they’re having on patients. Are you ready to revolutionize your patient’s experience? With our senior speaker faculty we will help create a new shared vision for healthcare with patients coming first! KNOW YOUR PATIENTS: Understand Pharma's new value paradigm and embed it in your business plan WIN MORE CUSTOMERS: When you deliver...

The Death of Best Practices

The 1990’s was a decade of furious plagiarism. Companies copied companies within specific industries. Others stole from distant industries. I remember hospitals emulating hotels to differentiate and improve the patient experience. At first glance, not a bad idea. It kicked off years of creatively borrowing other’s ways of doing things. Best practices have been a bread-and-butter service for consultants. It has fattened their bottom-line and has been really easy. Perhaps too easy. All they have had to do is look across their client roster and cherry pick seemingly winning formula to apply in another situation. However, no one talks about the...

What’s the Right Priority?

Let’s face it, the world is full of insurmountable challenges and opportunities. It is becoming harder and harder to identify the right priorities. Speed and exponential complexity can become paralyzing. Equally dangerous is the mistaken belief you know what the real problems are. This is happening in the automobile industry. This is a business that was staid and complacent for decades. Product development and marketing were largely “copy and paste” from year to year. Evan Hirsh, John Jullens, and Ganesh Kalpundi of PwC have hit on an issue that may blindside both traditional and non-traditional auto players. Writing in strategy + business,...

Fear Not the Pace of Disruption

Cesare R. Mainardi is a smart man. Now an adjunct professor of strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, he is the former CEO of Booz & Company and Strategy&. Mainardi put pen to paper along with Paul Leinwand, Global Managing Director at Strategy&. Leinward is no slouch either and the two of them cannily strip away at a top-of-the-agenda topic these days. Writing in strategy+business, their article is titled, The Fear of Disruption Can Be More Damaging than Actual Disruption. It carries more than one premise and all intrigue. It starts out by acknowledging that technology has been and, will...