When the economy turns down, it is more important than ever to carefully scrutinize your development portfolio and redirect resources to projects that have the best chances for creating value. You cannot afford to carry projects that drain scarce resources. Killing them early frees resources to apply to projects of greater potential value.
There must be tens of thousands of Excel® business models created every day in an effort to guide management decision-making. Many of these models are exceptionally good, created by talented business analysts. How many of these models actually help managers make better decisions?
Businesses face the most uncertainty since the dot.com bust and post-9/11. A downturn is definitely upon us. How long will it last? How deep will it go? How will it affect your business? What impact will the fall elections have on your sales and profits?