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Thanks to Envisio, our day-to-day activities are now aligned with council’s strategic priorities and we have the ability to measure and report back on outcomes that highlight our City's shared successes.

Sharon Herbus

Director Of Strategy, City Of Lloydminster

5 Reasons Why Strategic Planning Fails


Despite the best of intentions, strategic planning sessions have a tendency to end in heartache. According to Greg Bustin at Bustin & Co. “...depending on which study you follow, the statistics range from a dismal 3 percent of companies who say they are successful at executing their strategies to about one out of every three organizations that integrates its plans into its daily operations with high effectiveness.”

The Art of Effective Operational Planning

Traditionally, strategic and operational planning have been approached separately. But, this has proven problematic. More often than not, a strategic plan with well-defined goals, strategies and objectives can quickly become overly complex and confusing if the way it’s being operationalized and implemented isn’t clear or aligned with your strategy.