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Strategy Consulting

Over the years, ENTOVATION has assisted many organizations in shaping and leveraging their knowledge strategy. We work with many considered leaders in the knowledge movement (e.g., Skandia, The Mutual Group, British Petroleum, Siemens, The World Bank and more.) We have consulted to most of the major consulting firms as to how they might develop their knowledge service practices.

Furthermore, our ENTOVATION Network expands to most regions of the world and is represented in almost every industry sector. In fact, there area variety of ways to approach the strategies of a company or a nation for that matter. See Entovation's own, Debra M. Amidon's International Activity List for some examples of how we can help your organization enter the Knowledge Millennium.

We can advise you on any aspect of knowledge innovation and knowledge management. This includes a balanced approach to the economics (i.e., Intellectual Capital), behavior/learning (i..e, Social Capital) and knowledge processing/communications (Technological Capital).

Our services are best utilized in the strategy formulation stage and/or in the review of current strategy phase. We can work with the leadership of any function (e.g., finance, HR, IT, Quality R&D, Sales/Service, etc) which we describe as the 'community of knowledge practice.'

Oftentimes, it is the leadership of a particular business unit seeking to more effectively manage a particular division and then to provide a success story for corporate-wide visibility. In particular we can assist with Knowledge Collaboration, especially that of Innovating with the Customer through our strategic formulation process - Profiles of Customer Innovation.

Typical of other services we have performed for clients are:

  • Analysis of Current Initiatives
  • Intelligence Scanning
  • Executive Coaching
  • State-of-the-Art Reviews
  • Knowledge Insights
  • In the planning stage are a series of briefings on the knowledge economy and the management of knowledge, with contribution from our recognized experts around the world. Each briefing will contain insights into developments, key trends, management issues, guidelines of success.

    Let us know of the current State-of-YOUR-Practice and discover how our tools and methodologies can strengthen your knowledge dialogue resulting in your leveraged success.


    In some select instances, ENTOVATION principals may be available for retainer relationships for long-term periodic guidance.


    From our clients:

    "ENTOVATION International is an exceptionally capable firm which has the capacity to understand global trends and - at the same time - develop local solutions to complex organizational and innovation problems. There is a great wealth of new ideas and solutions that come from a very interdisciplinary perspective."
    Dr. Michael M. Crow, Vice Provost, Columbia University

    "Debra presents compelling reasons for recalibrating your strategy. Her ideas more than work - they win."
    Dr. Bill Miller, V.P., Research and Business Development, Steelcase North America

    ".. a persistent and creative representative of the new knowledge pioneers. In her work, she is stimulatingly articulating the innovative and dynamic cores of the modern organizations of tomorrow."
    Mr Leif Edvinsson, Vice President and Corporate Director of Intellectual Capital, Skandia

    "...keen understanding of the business, technological and competitive forces shaping the nation and the world."
    Dr. Ed Miller, Former President, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

     

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