You may have a product offering that is bringing in revenue, but you want to have a much better idea of how it is perceived and how it matches up against other products in the marketplace. You may not have had the resources in-house to do ‘boundary scanning’ for industry developments and innovations. We help with this. We can step in for you at whatever stage of strategic consulting might be needed. We have 20 plus years of experience in creating and actioning successful strategies in professional information organisations, globally.
We have experience in undertaking thorough analysis of your offering, including researching market perceptions and reach, to surface and test assumptions. We apply a variety of strategic tools to gather the most appropriate and relevant information, which is tailored to your niche and environment or a new sector that you might wish to research.
We explore and validate all of the most appropriate strategic options in your opportunities for growth. We will provide thorough and practical research and background to inform the most relevant options for your expansion or development. We ensure that you have sufficient information to comfortably review your options, including any potential partnerships or options for joint ventures.
We help you by providing you with informed, thoroughly examined recommendations so that you can position yourself to achieve your strategic goals successfully.
Your aim might be to:
Prior to beginning her consulting business in 2014, Sarah specialised in leading global teams and business units in the financial services, insurance, regulatory, legal and HR sectors. Sarah began working on high-value, digital products in 2005. Sarah gained her experience leading teams at Incisive Media, Informa Professional, Thomson Reuters, and Wiley, working across borders and managing multi-million-pound business units.
Sarah has vast experience in undertaking competitor research and product conceptualisation, product and market testing, product development and launches, as well as print to digital migration, and developing new product formats.
During MBA study, Sarah became fascinated with the subject of change management and became passionate about empowering her own teams through change, such as in acquisition and integration programmes, large-scale organisational structural changes and necessary changes to workflows and processes owing to technological disruption. She has much experience of the impact of change on individuals and teams relating to the need to upskill and alter day-to-day procedures to maintain organisational competitiveness.
Sarah strongly believes in ensuring that teams are involved, communicated with and engaged throughout. She has led many Change Workshops for multi-functional teams to support positive outcomes and to achieve ‘Solutions-focused’ results, with an emphasis on individuals acquiring growth mindsets.
Whatever your plans, we have deep expertise in launching new information products and portfolios, choosing partners for collaboration or joint ventures, as well as in identifying existing, external, resources in order to acquire much-needed skills quickly.
We support you whether it be on an individual product level or by taking a wider review of your portfolio and business unit to identify gaps and opportunities.