Corporate strategy

We draw upon the widely used agile principles employed in software development to create & execute on strategy. Our Agile Planning Methodology has been adapted to strategic planning for maximum velocity and alignment within your organization.

Corporate strategy
  1. Market landscape review
  2. Agile strategic planning based on growth objectives
  3. Alignment of management team and execution plan creation
Business transformation
  1. Market landscape review based on technology trends
  2. Agile strategic planning based on technology adaptation and value chain disruption
  3. Execution plan aligned with change management
starting point
phase 1

Audit


The first phase consists of sitting down with your management team, reviewing priorities, operations, revenue streams and properly understanding the context of your business.

phase 2

Agile planning


Using our agile methodology, we undergo an offsite, once a year, to create a custom made plan for your organization. The output of the session is an agile plan that adapts in real-time to your business.

phase 3

Platform


Customers have access to our planning platform which assists executives in managing their strategy and adjust according to results in real-time

Monthly sprint 1
Monthly sprint 2
Monthly sprint 3
repeat until
Monthly sprint 12
velocity increase
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phase 4

Sprint reviews


After the planning session, our team will help you lead every sprint session to ensure the proper cadence is respected and agile practices are employed. Your personalized dashboard will indicate whether or not your team in on pace to achieve its yearly goals on a monthly basis.

Operational value: when relevant, we make introductions to potential clients and/or talent in the industry. As former executives of fast growing tech companies, we support your execution based on growth best practices, to help management avoid pitfalls and maximize achievement of goals.

Case studies

  • Challenge

    Quebec’s leading pet retailer was looking for a partner to accelerate e-commerce market penetration, in-store & digital sales through North America.

  • Execution

    PNR’s mandate was to help drive deep digital transformation for the company and increase velocity. PNR, understanding the dynamics between the web and other channels, not only oversaw the company’s digital strategic planning but also worked hand in hand with the team.

  • Results

    As customers continue to shop across all channels, the retailer is now better positioned to seamlessly serve them with a clear plan and strategic partner along their side. By employing an agile approach, it is is better equipped to adapt to constantly changing market realities. So far, this has yielded a 400% year over year growth in ecommerce sales.

  • Challenge

    An institutional fund was looking to invest in an established media company to help it accelerate its digital transformation.

  • Execution

    PNR was brought in to develop a strategic plan to help the media company accelerate the shift in its business model. The strategic plan identified the top priorities that the company needed to undertake in the coming year in order to quickly shift towards a subscription-based model.

  • Results

    The plan is in place and the business accelerated its focus on subscription model.

  • Challenge

    An SMB was facing headwinds. It recognized its opportunity for rapid growth but was having scaling challenges. Its team was young and needed help in getting the company to the next level of its evolution. The company had a healthy bottom line, but wasn’t sure where to reinvest for growth and what initiatives to prioritize.

  • Execution

    PNR came in with a strategic planning and corporate development mandate. PNR held several strategic planning sessions with the management team. The end result was clear: the company needed to transform its business model, hire more senior talent and bring in strategic partners to the table. The business model evolved to a SaaS model, which completely changed the financial outlook of the company. Profitability in the short term was sacrificed for long term gains. Senior talent was brought in to help stabilize its operations as well as handle account management.

  • Results

    The client achieved 100% year-over-year growth in top line as well as a significant growth in its bottom line as a direct result of changing its business model. The team is ready to scale from 100 to 1,000 customers and its sales are closing at a higher rate. The entire company is now geared for growth and ready to punch significantly above its weight class.

  • Challenge

    A major player in the Canadian job search industry had problems with its positioning in an ever-changing marketplace. The company needed a new strategic vision and outside help.

  • Execution

    PNR advised the company on its corporate strategy, cash management, technology management, product and company culture, with ambitious growth goals. A clear strategy and roadmap were implemented, with quarterly targets for each management team member.

  • Results

    The company restructured its sales team and of its account management team and implemented a change management model, focused on overall performance. In addition, the company completely rebranded and defined a new strategic vision and new market positioning objectives.

  • Multi-channel retailing
    • Challenge

      Quebec’s leading pet retailer was looking for a partner to accelerate e-commerce market penetration, in-store & digital sales through North America.

    • Execution

      PNR’s mandate was to help drive deep digital transformation for the company and increase velocity. PNR, understanding the dynamics between the web and other channels, not only oversaw the company’s digital strategic planning but also worked hand in hand with the team.

    • Results

      As customers continue to shop across all channels, the retailer is now better positioned to seamlessly serve them with a clear plan and strategic partner along their side. By employing an agile approach, it is is better equipped to adapt to constantly changing market realities. So far, this has yielded a 400% year over year growth in ecommerce sales.

  • Media company
    • Challenge

      An institutional fund was looking to invest in an established media company to help it accelerate its digital transformation.

    • Execution

      PNR was brought in to develop a strategic plan to help the media company accelerate the shift in its business model. The strategic plan identified the top priorities that the company needed to undertake in the coming year in order to quickly shift towards a subscription-based model.

    • Results

      The plan is in place and the business accelerated its focus on subscription model.

  • Marketing agency
    • Challenge

      An SMB was facing headwinds. It recognized its opportunity for rapid growth but was having scaling challenges. Its team was young and needed help in getting the company to the next level of its evolution. The company had a healthy bottom line, but wasn’t sure where to reinvest for growth and what initiatives to prioritize.

    • Execution

      PNR came in with a strategic planning and corporate development mandate. PNR held several strategic planning sessions with the management team. The end result was clear: the company needed to transform its business model, hire more senior talent and bring in strategic partners to the table. The business model evolved to a SaaS model, which completely changed the financial outlook of the company. Profitability in the short term was sacrificed for long term gains. Senior talent was brought in to help stabilize its operations as well as handle account management.

    • Results

      The client achieved 100% year-over-year growth in top line as well as a significant growth in its bottom line as a direct result of changing its business model. The team is ready to scale from 100 to 1,000 customers and its sales are closing at a higher rate. The entire company is now geared for growth and ready to punch significantly above its weight class.

  • B2B software
    • Challenge

      A major player in the Canadian job search industry had problems with its positioning in an ever-changing marketplace. The company needed a new strategic vision and outside help.

    • Execution

      PNR advised the company on its corporate strategy, cash management, technology management, product and company culture, with ambitious growth goals. A clear strategy and roadmap were implemented, with quarterly targets for each management team member.

    • Results

      The company restructured its sales team and of its account management team and implemented a change management model, focused on overall performance. In addition, the company completely rebranded and defined a new strategic vision and new market positioning objectives.

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