Author Archives: Alan Kay

About Alan Kay

Alan Kay. Speeding up Change - Strategy. Customer & Stakeholder Co-creation. Solution Focus. Author & Speaker. Book: Fry the Monkeys - Create a Solution.

Six Big Stakeholder Opportunities in Planning Strategy

Taking the potential for stress out of planning isn’t easy. In fact, though it’s usually unnecessary, anxiety is a reasonable thing to expect. Here’s an example of where an organization engaged… Read more »

A Change Influencer in Public Sector Co-ordination Agencies

Many organizations are consciously trying to de-silo yet practice expertise is hard to let go of in complex environments. In particular, the public sector is subject to political, policy, program planning and budget influences that are hard to co-ordinate (Jonas, you call this paradoxical!). Despite this, what have you seen done to build capacity and create large-scale change?

4 Strategic Planning Co-creation Steps & Benefits

Strategic co-creation planning…what’s that? Many organizations, particularly those in the for-profit SME and the NFP sectors have, until now, operated well on the outdated annual programme/budget basis. Now, downward pressure… Read more »

Solution Focus in a Large Complex Organization

“Now we can see the cheese, not only the holes!” – Head of Strategy Project Interview with Susanne Burgstaller who is a Solution-Focused consultant, coach, and facilitator. She is founder… Read more »