Strategy and Advisory
Big Ideas Made Real
Strategy means nothing without results. Tangible results are what disrupt the market, propel a company past the competition, and transform customers into brand loyalists.
At North Highland, we design customized strategies to generate in-year returns, while driving innovation and solidifying the foundation for the future. We use a nimble, adaptive approach that enables organizations to disrupt current markets and grow into new ones. With an obsessive commitment to results, we create strategies aligned to your specific objectives. We measure our success based on your bottom-line results.
How We Can Help
To take your business to the next level, we first examine the key drivers and results of your existing models. We work with you to design new strategies to further differentiate your business and drive profitable growth. We help you discover new ways to go-to-market to engage your customers and outperform your competitors.
Disruption is the new normal, but it doesn’t just happen. We take a practical, methodical approach to assess where your business stands today, the unseen potential for growth and innovation, and what the future is likely to bring. We help you uncover new markets to enter, new products and business models to develop, or alternative ways to disrupt an industry. Finally, we make it real by ensuring you’ll capture superior returns on growth and innovation investments.
Companies across all industries are increasingly asked to do more with less. Cost reduction and organizational efficiency have become the rule, not the exception. We partner with clients to drive sustainable change to the performance baseline that aligns with the company’s overarching strategy and growth objectives. We make sure your cost structure is positioned to fund superior growth and performance in the near- and long-term.
We evaluate existing organizational structures and evolve them to support growth goals. We expand an organization’s capabilities and ensure that its strategy benefits all stakeholders: management, employees, customers, and shareholders. Central to our organizational strategy work is our focus on the human experience.
In today’s business environment, companies must adapt to survive. Our value management approach ensures the change process delivers both near- and long-term value.
A strategy for growth is useless without effective deployment. For organizations that need help bringing their vision and strategy to life, North Highland delivers the full strength of our functional expertise and seasoned leadership. It’s one thing to develop an enterprise strategy for growth – it’s quite another to make it happen.
Driving Higher Value and ROI on Growth and Innovation
North Highland surveyed more than 200 senior business leaders about their growth and innovation (G&I) experiences. The results—presented throughout this report—spotlight the most prevalent challenges and their perceived impact on G&I returns.
Return on Innovation: Five Rules to Increase Your Innovation ROI Now
The value of innovation cannot be measured by the originality of an idea, or the net sales it ultimately produces. The path to greater returns on innovation investment may in fact be paved with seemingly broken ideas applied to old things in new ways. To effectively capture greater ROI, we must share freely. We must encourage safe, incremental risk-taking. And we must be willing to take things apart to truly understand how they might come together better.
Sustainable Business Model Key to Specialty Pharmacy Success
Specialty Pharmacy presents a large and rapidly expanding opportunity for hospitals and academic medical centers to realize improvements in clinical care for patients with chronic conditions. Establishing and managing a Specialty Pharmacy that achieves clinical and financial performance expectations requires a flexible, dynamic business model.
Getting Beyond Strategy Definition to Successful Execution
The American Red Cross was facing regulatory scrutiny, decentralized operations and a leadership change. North Highland helped them better align their organization with key objectives, measure operations against strategic goals, and execute key endeavors.