Find some definitions related to the different areas of intervention of A3CONSULT.
Being able to be translated by “comparative study”, the benchmark is the study of a product or a service compared to the leaders of the market. It is a true process of competition analysis, the main purpose of which is to be able to increase the performance of the company.
This refers to massive sets of data that companies have to deal with but that remain difficult to work because of the volume of information they represent. They are composed of indicators, trends, customer knowledge, statements or communications.
The business plan is the roadmap for a project, helping to solicit external funding. It is used to build the project, to verify its relevance and economic feasibility.
The feasibility study aims to analyze the economic, organizational and technical inputs needed for a project.
As a resource center dealing with social-economic data, the economic observatory is a tool to guide strategic choices, to evaluate the impact of actions carried out within the framework of a project for establishing high relevant statistics and key indicators to support decision making process.
STRATEGIC PROSPECTIVE OR LOOKING FORWARD
This approach aims to develop possible scenarios based on the analysis of available data (inventory, trends, emergencies, changes, breaks, etc.), to imagine possible futures and to inspire a strategy based on the great challenges of the future.
PROSPECTIVE OR LOOKING FORWARD SCENARIO
The prospective scenario method relies on an analysis of the data and makes it possible to explore the possible futures by developing coherent and different scenarios to cover all the fields of possibilities. It anticipates significant changes and determines goals, strategies and available resources.
Acronym from English, meaning strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats. The SWOT matrix is a strategy tool that analyzes the external and internal environment of an organization for defining a possible development strategy.