Category Archives: Business Analysis

“The Pitch” – Excellent Presentation Advice From MaRS

MaRS provides a wealth of business information, tools, and advice for entrepreneurs. This is the video of the May 5th, 2011 Entrepreneurship 101 session on preparing and delivering “The Pitch” to investors, especially VCs. Peter Evans, a MaRS advisor, provides … Continue reading

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Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant

In their book “Blue Ocean Strategy”, authors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne claim to show you “How to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant” – this is a bold claim. Like a cook testing recipes in … Continue reading

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MaRS Development District

“MaRS is where science, technology and social entrepreneurs get the help they need. Where all kinds of people meet to spark new ideas. And where a global reputation for innovation is being earned, one success story at a time.” It’s … Continue reading

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Project WBS – A Life-cycle Process Model (Part 2)

The diagram below provides a framework for additional details of the process life-cycle model in terms of: Inputs, Outputs, Team Roles, and Challenges – the model is not complicated, the challenge is in execution. Now with the process steps (work … Continue reading

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Project WBS – A Life-cycle Process Model (Part 1)

So what does a strategic project look like? The diagram below illustrates a life-cycle model for building a comprehensive project work breakdown structure and project plan. The typical development project consists of the tradition four element: Design, Build, Implement, and … Continue reading

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Project Management: A Strategic Perspective

It is easy to be seduced by all the gee-whiz capabilities and eye-popping graphics of today’s project management tools. So easy in fact that it is just as easy to lose sight of the business significance of a project, and … Continue reading

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Now Reading: “What Would Google Do?” by Jeff Jarvis

Now Reading: “What Would Google Do?” by Jeff Jarvis Over the winding course of human history, change and innovation have come in waves, some small, some large, some huge. The exponential growth, technical and functional innovation, deepening penetration and influence … Continue reading

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