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Selecting The Best Strategic Planning Software With The Theory Of Constraints

Recently, I came across an article by Adam Bluemner at FindAccountingSoftware.com that piqued my interest. The article focuses on the "Theory of Constraints" and how it can be used not only as a management technique, but also as a selection method to find strategy and reporting software for one's organization.

Joseph, Director of Customer Success at ClearPoint, has over 10 years of experience working with customers to create efficient performance management and strategy execution processes.

I am sure this will not surprise you... at ClearPoint, we are obsessed with helping organizations succeed. We love helping organizations better execute their strategy and consequently, better execute their mission. Given our passion, we scour the internet for as much information as we can find on making organizational improvements, and sometimes these improvements come down to selecting the right technology. Today we want to apply a theory to selecting strategic planning software.

Strategic Planning Software & The 'Theory of Constraints'

Recently, I came across an article by Adam Bluemner at FindAccountingSoftware.com that piqued my interest. The article focuses on the 'Theory of Constraints' and how it can be used not only as a management technique, but also as a selection method to find strategy software for one's organization. The Theory of Constraints is based on the idea that every organization has at least one constraint that prevents it from achieving it's goal. Using the Five Focusing Steps, organizations can overcome these constraints.

Check out this diagram on the Five Focusing Steps to conquer your constraints:

Five Steps

The article itself is full of very helpful information, interesting perspectives, and best practices. Read the entire article here! And if you're looking for more information about ClearPoint's strategic planning software, you can read more here.

 

Selecting The Best Strategic Planning Software With The Theory Of Constraints