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WHERE STRATEGY MEETS EXECUTION

Say goodbye to complex spreadsheets and exhausting slide deck creation. With ESM, your strategic plan is tracked in one integrated solution.

 

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Simple navigation. Powerful analytics.

Whether your are new to strategic planning or you're a seasoned vet, ESM scales to your needs with flexible strategy maps, Balanced Scorecards, initiative prioritization, and custom reports.

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Dynamic strategy maps improve strategic communication

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Drive alignment across multiple business units/departments and Balanced Scorecards

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Track progress against strategic Objectives, Measures (KPIs), and Initiatives

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Save time by automating your governance process with data imports from other systems, email reminders for updaters, and mail app integration.

Not sure where to start? Use our templates.

Looking for a template for your Balanced Scorecard reports? Save time with ESM's Excel-ready templates.

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ESM brings strategy to life!

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Formulate

Develop strategy using best practice tools and templates

Design

Rapidly design Balanced Scorecards and beautiful strategy maps

Report

Enhance performance reporting and monitoring and share with all that need to know

Engage

Increase employee engagement with department level and personal scorecards

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Formulate

Develop strategy using best practice tools and templates

Design

Rapidly design Balanced Scorecards and beautiful strategy maps

Report

Enhance performance reporting and monitoring and share with all that need to know

Engage

Increase employee engagement with department level and personal scorecards

Everything you need to successfully build, plan and rollout your strategy.

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Balanced Scorecards

Create, track, and adapt Balanced Scorecards with objectives, measures, and initiatives.

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Strategy Maps

Create stunning strategy maps which automatically display ownership, definitions, and the current performance with customizable status colors.

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Strategy Formulation

ESM helps you devise your plan through SWOT analysis, PESTEL analysis, Porter's 5 Forces, Change Agendas, and more.

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KPI Tracking

It is easier than ever to track the status of key performance indicators with ESM's online datasheets and customizable charting engine.

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Employee Reviews

Connect employee performance goals to organizational objectives to align with a central plan, then regularly review and discuss.

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Exports

Generate meeting-ready reports in PDF, PPT, and Excel. Reports are customizable so you can provide relevant data to the target audience.

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Email Notifications

Send and receive email reminders when updates are required. Automate notifications to inform your team when performance is off target.

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Integrations

There's no need to hunt down source data with ESM's Open Web Services that can link to any of your existing data warehouses.

 

Get the Most out of Your Balanced Scorecards and Start Improving Your Business Today

 

 Expert guidance on using balanced scorecards to improve your strategy execution processes.

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Trusted by strategic planners across government, non-profit and private sectors.

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The only strategy software built by the creators of the Balanced Scorecard, Dr. Robert S. Kaplan and Dr. David P. Norton

 

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"Research shows the Kaplan/Norton Balanced Scorecard management system works. With ESM+Strategy, it works better."

Dr. David P. Norton, Co-creator of the Balanced Scorecard Management System

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Get Everyone on the Same Page.

Start with a single business strategy in ESM+Strategy, then create cascaded scorecards across your organization to foster organizational alignment. With ESM+Perform, tie employee goal plans and reviews to organizational strategy.

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Enterprise Strategy

Business strategies need to come from the top down. Create a single organizational vision with your enterprise level Balanced Scorecard.

Organizational Alignment

Cascade Scorecards

Align organizational units to the enterprise plan. Improve your tracking with sophisticated cross-scorecard KPIs and analyitics.

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Employee Alignment

Tie personal goals to Enterprise/cascaded scorecards so everyone understands how their role impacts the strategy.

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Your Strategy Requires Execution. Is it being Communicated?

Having a plan is only half the battle. Without a structured, clear, and effective communication process in place your strategy will be nothing more than an idea.

Get our communication strategy Guide.

Learn more in our Business Strategy Library

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DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT. LISTEN TO WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING.

“The system is very easy to use and is doing a superb job of helping to keep us on track.”
Education - St Andrews Cathedral School
Jackie Isenegger
Director of Strategy
"The ESM has been met with success, driving expansion into 16 business and support areas throughout the authority. It serves as a communication mechanism, engaging employees from across the organization."
Govt - Bahrain Electric and Water Auth
Bahrain Electricity and Water Authority
Strategy Unit
“ESM +Strategy afforded us the opportunity to design our BSC and align all stakeholders. It truly redefined the meaning of collaboration.”
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Bodene Orr
Strategy Advisor
"Since 2008, DML has strategically aligned its functional units by integrating all their processes around ESM. The ESM team supported DML's adoption of the BSC framework through onsite training around both the methodology and implementation of ESM."
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Mike Markovic

How can ESM's Balanced Scorecard solution help you?

With ESM, save time by automating your Balanced Scorecard, streamlining your planning process, and eliminating version control problems.

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WITH UNLIMITED USERS, SHARE STRATEGY WITH THE WHOLE TEAM

Seriously. Everybody. If you want to more effectively design, track, adapt, and share you strategy, you need a tool that the whole team can use. Then, when you're ready to share your plan, anyone in the organization can access ESM directly with our unlimited user model.

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Free to start. Unlimited users.

A good strategy shouldn't be hidden away behind closed doors. Business planning requires transparency and you need a system that allows every part of your organization to see adopt the strategy. Say "hello" to scorecard software with unlimited user pricing models.

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Create objectives, measures, and strategic initiatives

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Everything in BASIC version plus:

Balanced Scorecard Automation

Design Dynamic Strategy Maps

Custom Balanced Scorecard Templates

Measure/KPI Tracking

Strategic Initiative Project Management

Initiative Prioritization

Custom Reporting in PDF, PPT, and Excel

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Strategy Execution Library (1000s of best practice articles and white papers)

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Everything in PRO version, plus:

Multiple scorecards

Dedicated Account Manager

Configuration Training

Cascading and Alignment Views

Organizational/Scorecard hierarchy views

Scorecard-based permission structure

Unique dashboards per scorecard

Data aggregation across scorecards

API integrations

Zapier integrations

Free data buildout with onboarding

Excel data loading across multiple scorecards

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Do any of these common strategy malfunction signs look familiar?

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logo arrow flat greenInability of anyone outside the executive suite to articulate the strategy

 

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Ready to see ESM+Strategy in action?

Our team of experts will happily schedule a time to talk with you and show you a live, private demo.

 

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