May 21, 2013 — Reno, Nev. — Three years ago, the Boy Scouts of America approached our technology development company M3 Planning with a request: help us with measuring the experiences that Scouts, parents and volunteers are having with our program and make it a part of the way we do business. With insight obtained through providing existing strategic planning services to the organization, M3 Planning then structured and guided the system development for a [...]
We are happy to share an improved option for viewing your Strategy Dashboard (the Dash) on your Tablet. The Puffin web browser is flash compatible and with recent updates it is a great option for Dash users. Puffin for iOS devices: Puffin for Android devices: $2.99 – More Info Free – More Info $2.99 – More Info Free – More Info While we are at it… the Dash will be upgraded/enhanced in Q4. We would [...]
Reno, NV- February 4, 2013 – The Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NCET) recently recognized M3 Planning as “Software Company of the Year.” In accepting the award, M3 Planning is pleased to share the spotlight with 19 other companies in various technology categories. Each award recipient is being honored by NCET for having “greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of the technology community in Nevada.” CONTACT: Cammy Elquist LoRe’ 775-398-1562 NCET Tech Awards www.ncet.org/tech-awards [...]
(Doña Ana County, New Mexico) Oct. 25, 2012 – Doña Ana County awarded M3 Planning a contract to construct a 5- year strategic plan that would adhere to the current quality of life goals, prepare for growth and be aligned with its One Vision One Valley 2040 Regional Plan. Doña Ana County wants the new 5-year strategic plan to capture the strong sense of community and better prepare the county’s 800+ employees for continued economic [...]
January 31, 2012 – One of the world’s largest natural gas companies, GASCO of Abu Dhabi Gas Industries, has contracted with M3 Planning to launch a 5-year strategic plan for their IT Division. M3 Planning was hired to raise awareness of the benefits, purpose and passion of strategic planning and how it can make a difference in an organization. In preparation for a new 5-year, strategic plan within their IT Division, GASCO wanted to help [...]
(Reno, NV) November 7, 2011 – Strategic planning has become a vital tool in this business climate because it focuses an organization’s ability to respond successfully to changes and plan for sustainable viability. In the newly published Strategic Planning Kit For Dummies, 2nd Edition, (Wiley, 978-1-118-07777-1, November 2011), author Erica Olsen explains how organizations and entrepreneurs can make strategy a habit and, in turn, improve efficiency, focus, and competitive edge. CONTACT: Erica Olsen Author & [...]
March 17 – Reno, Nev. – The Boy Scouts of America and Reno-based M3 Planning have collaborated to develop a progress-tracking software to compare how councils nation-wide are performing against 17 national benchmarks.
Journey To Excellence, the web-based program launched this month, should help identify strengths and weakness in the 297 councils and help the organization remain a cornerstone in character development for young men and women as they grow up in a radically, rapidly changing environment.
March 15, 2011 – As the Boy Scouts of America move into their second century of developing character in youth, they are getting strategic with M3 Planning, a strategic consultancy and development firm based in Reno, Nevada. The Boy Scouts of America and M3 Planning have been in collaboration with the development of the BSA’s long-range planning to remain a cornerstone organization for young men and young women as they grow up in a radically, [...]
Reno, NV – January 27, 2011 – For organizations that might not have the resources of a Fortune 500 company, the ability to implement new strategic directions or business processes can be daunting. As consulting professionals in this area, M3 Planning has long been committed to the simplification of strategic planning best practices. To support this aim, the company has developed an interactive management dashboard, or The Dash, to enhance their flagship online strategic planning platform, MyStrategicPlan (MSP).
Reno, NV – December 1, 2009 – For the fifth time in three years, M3 Planning has been honored by the Stevie Awards, the only all-encompassing business awards program held in the United States. In 2009, M3 secured finalist slots two separate Stevies for Women in Business: Best New Product of the Year and Website of the Year. Over 1,100 entries in 54 categories were received and although many finalists were from the United States, [...]
Strategy experts and business leaders from around the world will again be joining forces on November 18th for an opportunity to help each other overcome business hurdles, thanks to an innovative online event called a Strategy Huddle™. Open to business people of any level of experience and at no cost, M3 Planning’s Strategy Huddle™ brings business people together each month for an hour of participant-driven problem solving and the sharing of ideas and knowledge aimed [...]
Nevada-based M3 Planning, makers of the online strategic planning tool MyStrategicPlan, have been tapped to travel to Bahrain to run a strategic planning summit for some of the region’s top businesses. Reno, NV (PRWEB) November 6, 2009 — Middle Eastern business leaders have tapped global strategic planning experts from Nevada-based M3 Planning to lead a summit on strategic corporate planning, aimed at strengthening the long-term economic strength of some of the largest organizations in their [...]
Beginning in October, strategic planning experts will gather monthly to engage the public and answer practical questions related to managing strategy within organizations. Reno, NV (PRWEB) October 21, 2009 — Strategic planning and implementation are universally accepted as cornerstones to competing in business, but they are not universally understood. With the pressures brought by a national recession and a dramatically high failure rate for strategic initiatives, there has never been a better time to seek [...]
While many managers and business owners are focusing on tactical measures to ensure their organizations’ survival, experts urge businesses to maintain a strategic focus. Reno, NV (PRWEB) October 2, 2009 – With little end of the US recession in sight, business owners across all industries are finding less time for performance management and strategic management and instead focusing on short term survival, calling into question the relevance of strategic planning in an anemic economy. According [...]
Reno, NV (PRWEB) August 28, 2009 — With many businesses finally getting around to recession planning, some are questioning whether too much focus on the economic downturn can be unhealthy for economic growth. Erica Olsen, Vice President of Marketing for M3 Planning, developers of MyStrategicPlan, believes that companies who have been putting efforts towards surviving the recession should make sure that they’ll also be able to thrive during the recovery. All of this comes at [...]
How much longer will the economic crisis persist? No one knows. Organizations have the time now to quit focusing only on the day-to-day and begin dealing strategically with the effects of the downturn and begin smart goal setting. Reno, NV (PRWEB) August 16, 2009 – More than half-way through 2009, many managers, executives and business owners may be thinking that their lack of a clear recession plan is not hurting their business. According to Strategic [...]
Award-winning new version of MyStrategicPlan even easier to use than before Reno, NV (PRWEB) July 30, 2009 — Business people may have forgotten the art of crafting a useful strategic business plan, says author and strategic planning expert, but that might not be such a bad thing. With more and more MBA’s and business school graduates pouring out of universities nation-wide, you may think it would be easy to expect any number of employees to [...]
Public Libraries employ new technology and good old-fashioned community discussions in order to increase their relevance during a slowed economy by using recession planning. Reno, NV (PRWEB) July 17, 2009 – In the age of instant information via Google, and amidst economic uncertainty and nation-wide budget cuts, how can public libraries remain relevant sources of information? According to strategy expert Erica Olsen, there’s hope for these struggling beacons of knowledge, and by embracing new technology, [...]
M3 Planning’s MyStrategicPlan, the premiere solution for managing strategic planning and strategy implementation for businesses world-wide, has again been honored as a finalist in the Stevies. Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2009 – After capturing top honors in 5th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business earlier this year, M3 Planning’s MyStrategicPlan online strategic planning software was recognized as a finalist for “Favorite Software – New Version” in The 2009 American Business Awards on Monday [...]
Planning is the Key to Weathering the Economic Crisis, Says Author and Strategy Expert Strategic planning helps organizations stay nimble and flexible during tough times Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 12, 2009 — Jack be nimble; Jack be quick; Jack figure out who to lay-off to keep your business afloat. That may seem like a joke, but with massive layoffs, bankruptcies and bailouts becoming more and more common, tough decisions have gone from an occasional necessity [...]