Once you’ve seen the big picture and understand the underlying patterns and the contributions each of these scientific areas contribute to a holistic whole, it begins to make sense in a way few understand. It’s hard to get away from it once you understand the environment, the tools that are available to you, and how one goes about addressing the issues.
We are not a large company so we extend ourselves by teaming with the best and brightest. Some of them are specialists in just one of the scientific areas but when we put a team together, we can use these specialists to meet a single purpose. That is what Strategic Control(c) is all about. It harnesses all of these scientific areas into solving one of the biggest problems businesses face. It’s not what your company’s vision or goals are. It’s not what markets you want to capture or what new products you want to make. It is first about how you execute that vision, and second, how you keep it there or control it.
We have two objectives. The first is to develop and freely share knowledge of strategic control methods and approaches. And second, if that is not enough and you still need help, we can provide consulting services to help you through the hurdles. In this way, we will help businesses improve the usefulness of their strategy and let them finally control their businesses.
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President and CEO of Strategic Control Sciences, Inc.An experienced consultant and trusted advisor to executives at Federal agencies and Fortune 500 companies across many industries recognized for innovative solutions and thought leadership. He is passionate about helping businesses achieve real, measurable results.
His unique and broad-based approach to innovative solutions have helped businesses maximize their success while managing their investment opportunities. The tools, processes, and frameworks for strategy and investment management he has pioneered have helped many businesses dramatically improve their decisional processes and strategic execution rates.
He is certified as an Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP) by INCOSE and as a Certified Enterprise Architect (CEA) by The FEAC Institute (A Zachman International Company).
President & CEO of The Lucrum GroupHave considerable experience in the interaction of complex manufacturing supply chains, including driving adoption of supply chain tools throughout the extended enterprise. Developed manufacturing supply chain hubs in more than 20 industries worldwide. Currently work with both commercial and government clients, such as the Department of Defense.
Generated substantial returns for clients, ranging from Fortune 500 manufacturers to start-ups. One start-up exceeded all adoption and revenue projections in the first six months and earned a $183 million return on a $20 million investment. Work has been documented in several books and in publications ranging from “The Wall Street Journal” to “BusinessWeek” and “IndustryWeek.”
Created the concept and drove much of the work for “Connecting American Manufacturing,” a project sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Specialties: Manufacturing supply chains, Manufacturing marketplaces, Strategy, Adoption Consulting, Global experience, Securing investment capital.
Experienced and results oriented executive for global technology companies. A provider of innovative solutions through the use of planning, strategic partnering and disciplined execution.
Established record of success in business development, consulting, program management, sales, vendor negotiation and cross-functional interface between business and technical groups
Specialties: Business development, consulting, program management, sales, supply chain management, outsourcing
Manager at PwC
Senior Strategy and Management Consultant serving the Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense and commercial defense firms.
Government Executive Staff Officer
Government Strategic Planner and Long Range Budget Planner
Government Large Scale Computer System Development / System Programmer
- Strategic Planning
- Performance Management
- Executive Coaching
- Business Process Reengineering
- Change Management
- Strategic Communications
- Business Analytics
- Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE)
- Off-site Design and Facilitation
- Executive Decision-Making
Partner at CSC ConsultingSuccessfully directed numerous multi-million dollar engagements with corporate and public sector clients – in the USA and internationally. Expertise in business and technology transformation, business process reengineering, strategic planning and architecture – delivering state of the art practical, actionable and timely solutions. Thorough knowledge of leading edge technology, software systems, solution architecture, state-of-the-art methodologies and vendor offerings. Experience includes complete life cycle from vision and strategy, right through to solution implementation for healthcare, telecommunications, entertainment, retail, government, financial services, insurance and manufacturing enterprises, as well as ecommerce and startup dot-com companies, among others. Extensive international experience including in-depth offshore management experience in a complex environment. Comfortable operating at all levels within client organizations with a proven track record of designing and delivering ‘world class’ solutions for complex business and technology challenges in a wide range of industries and specializes.
• Systems Planning
• Business Development
• Solutions Delivery
• Risk Management
• Relationship Management
• Budget Oversight & Estimating
• Large-scale Project Management
• Process Design & Improvement
• Agile Development
• Team Leadership
• Business & IT Strategy
• P&L Management
Al WilliamsI’ve straddled the hardware and software line all of my career. So I’m as comfortable writing a PHP application as I am designing a Verilog CPU (both of which I’ve done).
In addition to “hardcore” engineering, I’ve spent a lot of my career as a communicator. I’ve spent a lot of time writing books, magazine articles and columns, proposals, and speaking in one way or another. For many years I taught classes around the country for companies ranging from AT&T to Intel. I wouldn’t mind retiring to teach again.
My “day job” at Boeing was a good blend of software and hardware work, with my team involved in everything from radiation testing PIC microcontrollers to developing real time VxWorks software and sophisticated FPGA hardware for video processing. We also did a lot of military networking where cybersecurity was paramount. I was also an associate technical fellow for Boeing and founded our FPGA community of practice.
I took a turn back in the pipeline business helping the company and an industry group find innovative ways to secure both business and SCADA networks (ICS networks).
I’m an able technical leader able to balance technical concerns with business realities. I’ve led and built teams of engineers and other technical specialists that I’m very proud of.
Technical Specialties: Verilog