Whether you need a thought partner, interim leader or the complete outsourcing of an initiative, Forum Solutions offers expertise and proven methodologies to optimize your time, money and people. We bring the right skills and expertise to every engagement because one size does not fit all.

 

Strategy

Sound strategy guides sound downstream decisions – improving how you allocate funds, people and time. We help you shape your future and build growth strategies focused on value. Our proven methodology links practical strategies to every employee – at all levels of your organization - empowering them to execute coherently with company vision.

Expertise: Strategic planning & roadmap development; Innovation & growth plans; Mergers, acquisitions, partnerships & divestitures; Board & executive governance.

Marketing & Product Management

An integrated customer experience is a key differentiator that creates competitive advantage. We understand the customer experience and design and implement strategies to reach new growth segments, breathe new life into mature products, and find new ways to increase customer satisfaction, loyalty and advocacy.

Expertise: Market, product & brand strategy; Customer journey; User research & validation; Initiative leadership & execution.

Data Analytics & Insights

Realizing business strategies demands real-time insights and information. We help translate disparate and complex data into insights and insights into actions. We work with our clients to understand the signals and how to act upon them, organizing vast streams of data and customer patterns into crisp visualizations and reports that help you make actionable, data-driven decisions.

Expertise: Multi-dimensional data analysis; Business intelligence; Visualization & dashboards; Actionable insights and decision models.

Organizational Design & Interim Leadership

Aligning your organization and operating model enables companies to deliver on their strategic priorities. We help you define effective organizational structures, determine optimal decision-making and governance models, craft talent management and development strategies and guide teams through the critical aspects of change.

Expertise: Organization strategy; Organization structure & models; People development strategies; Interim leadership and recruiting (executive, director, manager).

Change & Communications

Business is ever-changing and demands new and different outcomes from your team. A best-practice approach to change management is crucial to transition an organization from current to future state. We help you plan change - large or small - to break down silos, motivate and align your teams to drive sustainable change.

Expertise: Stakeholder assessment; Change management strategies; Communications planning & execution; Training planning & execution.

Process Optimization

Organizations evolve over time, and operations and processes need to evolve as well. We help you achieve operational excellence in critical business processes and improve time to market, service, and costs. We work across your organization to engage all functional areas impacted by the process - increasing efficiency, eliminating waste and ensuring the best outcome for the business.

Expertise: Process assessment & improvement; Polices, standards & controls

Business Technology

Technology permeates all facets of business - yet keeping pace with the evolving landscape requires diligence, insight, and objectivity. We help you harness the power of technology. Whether you need to migrate to the latest technology, achieve a business transformation or reduce IT spend, we are objective technology thought partners paired with project leadership and the ‘arms & legs’ to implement effective solutions.

Expertise: Agile transformations; Cloud & technology roadmaps; Cloud migrations; Data center migrations; System implementations; Call centers; Business continuity & disaster recovery plans.

Program & Project Leadership

Today’s matrixed, virtual teams need to be organized around enterprise-wide initiatives. We can lead your enterprise program or augment your project team to analyze, organize and execute key initiatives, delivering leadership at the level you need to make meaningful progress.

Expertise: Program/portfolio management offices; Project turnaround; Risk & issue management.