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Competitor Analysis

Competitor Analysis

Competitor analysis is a first and obligatory step in elaboration the proper corporate marketing strategy and creating sustainable competitive advantage. Use powerful opportunities of numerous solutions from ConceptDraw Solution Park for designing illustrative diagrams, charts, matrices which are necessary for effective competitor analysis. Read more

SWOT Analysis Solution - Strategy Tools

The condition and successful development of the company depends on how efficiently it is able to react on different outside influences. Analysis and interrelated consideration of external factors and the company's capabilities allow effectively solve appearing problems. One of the most common methods of evaluation together internal and external factors influencing the company's development is SWOT analysis elaborated for business and industry. It is a necessary element of researches and obligatory preliminary stage at the preparation of strategic and marketing plans of the company. Upon the results of SWOT analysis, we can assess does the company have the internal forces and resources to realize the existing opportunities and resist external threats, and what internal deficiencies require the prompt rectification. ConceptDraw PRO software enhanced with SWOT Analysis solution offers powerful drawing and strategy tools for effective execution the SWOT and TOWS analysis for your company with a goal of effectively realizing strategic planning and correct decision-making. Read more
Diversification is a corporate strategy to increase sales volume from new products and new markets. Diversification can be expanding into a new segment of an industry that the business is already in, or investing in a promising business outside of the scope of the existing business.
Diversification is part of the four main growth strategies defined by Igor Ansoff's Product/Market matrix.
Ansoff pointed out that a diversification strategy stands apart from the other three strategies. The first three strategies are usually pursued with the same technical, financial, and merchandising resources used for the original product line, whereas diversification usually requires a company to acquire new skills, new techniques and new facilities. [Diversification (marketing strategy). Wikipedia]
This Ansoff's Product/Market matrix example was created using ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Matrices solution from Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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Swot Analysis Examples

SWOT analysis is an advanced plan making methodology for detection the Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, that are involved in a project. SWOT analysis possesses a wide variety of real and potential applications and is a key part of any business planning and analysis. SWOT analysis uses as a visual tool the SWOT diagrams and SWOT matrices. ConceptDraw PRO software with SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution provides a lot of SWOT analysis examples and samples, and also numerous collection of built-in SWOT templates, which will be the good start in your self-depending drawing and the perfect source of inspiration. You can always start to design your SWOT diagrams from the blank sheet using the included predesigned vector objects, but in many cases to save the time and efforts for SWOT diagramming would be preferable to use the ready example the most appropriate to your needs. Customizing the proposed SWOT diagrams you will achieve a great success in drawing SWOT matrices of any style and complexity. Read more

Misunderstanding Product Purpose

The successful promotion of goods on the market and the high rates of sales are achieved by active advertising actions of the company. The customers don't purchase simply the goods or services, they acquire solutions provided by them. That's why during the advertising a product, it is very important not only describe it in details, but professionally and clearly explain which purposes it will help to reach the customer. In other words, you must provide a ready answer to the question what benefits the client will receive by purchasing the product or service, even before the moment of it appearing in a client's mind. In a competitive environment the importance of clarifying the product's purpose has even more greater value, because the client needs to see instantly all benefits and value of your product, and prefer it to many others. The ways of explaining in cases of misunderstanding of a product purpose can vary. This action Mind Map easy created with powerful tools of ConceptDraw MINDMAP software contains ready to use response phrases and helps correctly and exhaustively respond to the critical messages in cases of customer's misunderstanding of a service or product purpose. Read more

Computer Hardware - Reseller Business Plan

When developing a business plan it is very important to accurately represent the structure and visually outline all important information. A business plan usually has a clear hierarchical structure. The Mind Maps are particularly effective to describe such structures, they are one of the most powerful and visually intuitive tools for the tasks of structuring and memorizing large amounts of information. The Mind Maps are indispensable in development the complex projects, in preparation and discussion of business plans, in designing the presentations, in process of decision making, holding brainstorming, time management, etc. As for the software for working with Mind Maps, particularly effective is a cross-platform ConceptDraw MINDMAP software for Windows and Mac OS X. It provides many tools that help in business plan preparation for organizing the new business, in developing a business plan for promotion some product, etc. ConceptDraw MINDMAP supports the multipage documents, the export and import into popular applications MS PowerPoint, MS Word, PDF, MindManager, in project management applications ConceptDraw Project and MS Project, and in various graphical formats. You can to observe a Mind Map of a business plan for computer hardware reseller designed in ConceptDraw MINDMAP. Read more

Strategy Map

The enterprise strategy is an interrelated perspective plan of actions designed to achieve long-term goals according to company's own potential as well as external factors. Development of strategy is one of the main functions of management. The strategy determines the enterprise's direction of development, it covers all major functions and departments: supply, production, finance, marketing, personnel, scientific researches and development, and helps managers to make informed decisions when choosing a method of actions. The choice by managers of a particular strategy means that of all the possible paths of development and ways of actions, it is decided to choose one direction in which the enterprise will evolve. Without a strategy the administration has no thought-out plan of actions, no guide in the world of business, and no unified program to achieve desired results. Since in the process of strategic decision making always appear new alternatives and is executed the search of the most preferred solutions, the initially designated goals of strategic development can be subsequently adjusted. This Mind Map template of a strategy map helps to display a variety of performance measures, which can have an impact on your organization. Read more

Product Proposal Template

This template was created in ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software using the Block Diagrams Solution from the “What is a Diagram” area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. This template shows the Product Proposal Diagram on that is displayed the sequence of the product planning steps. This diagram is convenient, visual and clear. Read more

SWOT Analysis Tool for Small Business

SWOT analysis is effective method of making the plan to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project. SWOT analysis includes the specifying project objectives and attentive identifying the internal and external causes for accomplishing the main project goals. It is actively used in large and small business project management for effective and clear identifying the critical factors. SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution is included to ConceptDraw Solution Park and contains the high-quality analysis tools. This graphical solution turns the ConceptDraw PRO software in an excellent marketing management and advertising agency software, the best SWOT analysis tool for small business or large, as you like and need. Included graphic tools, visual and project planning components make it the best marketing project management software for marketing project planning and for making marketing presentations. Use the ConceptDraw PRO to create professional and well-designed SWOT matrices in minutes. Read more

What is SWOT Analysis?

What is SWOT analysis? The SWOT abbreviation is formed from the reduction of four words - strength, weakness, opportunity and threat, on which is based the SWOT analysis. It is a structured planning method that involves the analysis of the situation within a company, as well as analysis of external factors and the situation on the market. SWOT analysis emphasizes that the strategy must to combine the internal capabilities and external situation the best way as possible. The use of SWOT analysis allows to systemize all available information and apply this clear picture to make informed decisions concerning to your business development. In fact, SWOT analysis is an intermediate step between the formulation of goals and the statement of problem. The main goal is a sustainability and improvement of efficiency of business functioning. When you have an installed ConceptDraw PRO software, it gives you a lot of benefits in SWOT analysis. Use the powerful drawing tools and capabilities of the SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution to hold the SWOT analysis effectively and with pleasure. Read more

Business Tools Perceptual Mapping

This sample shows the Perceptual map. It was created in ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software using the Matrices Solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Perception Mapping helps organizations measure and transform all aspects of their business, people and culture. Perception Mapping allows to represent the complex relationships graphically, helps identify potential problems of the organization and make the best decisions. Read more
"Product life cycle is a business analysis that attempts to identify a set of common stages in the life of commercial products. In other words the 'Product Life cycle' PLC is used to map the lifespan of the product such as the stages through which a product goes during its lifespan. ...
The stages of a product's life cycle can be classified as follows:
1. INTRODUCTION ...
2. GROWTH ...
3. MATURITY ...
4. DECLINE ...
" [Product lifecycle. Wikipedia]
Product lifecycle (PLC) graph visualize a new product progress through a sequence of stages from introduction to Growth, Maturity, and Decline. This sequence is associated with changes in the marketing situation, thus impacting the marketing strategy and the marketing mix. The product revenue and profits can also be plotted as a function of the PLC stages.
This Product lifecycle (PLC) chart example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Marketing Diagrams solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Swot Analysis Examples for Mac OSX

SWOT is an acronym of the words Strengts, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Тhreats. SWOT analysis is used to show the real situation and prospects of the company on the market, the internal environment of the company is reflected by S and W, and external by O and T. SWOT analysis is a quality tool for structuring available information, which is successfully used in the process of strategy planning, it helps analysts in formulation recommendations on the basis of collected information and data, structured in a form of SWOT Matrix. The SWOT analysis is effective and simple in use, however its results in great depend on the completeness and quality of initial information, from the depth of understanding of the current state and development trends of the market, and also from the used software. ConceptDraw PRO extended with powerful tools of SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution, containing templates and SWOT analysis examples for Mac OSX and Windows, is ideal software for creation professional SWOT Matrices and SWOT Analysis Matrices. Read more

Build Strategies Exchanging Mind Maps with Evernote

To build Strategies - powerful feature of ConceptDraw MINDMAP allows to combine the power of MINDMAP with the accessibility of the world’s favorite human memory platform, Evernote. Read more

SWOT Sample in Computers

SWOT analysis is an effective method of making the plan for evaluation the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats that are involved in a project. It is actively applied in business sphere and helps define the objective of the project. It lets detect and represent the external and internal causes for the accomplishing the project goals and business purposes, and also plays important role in formation successful and perspective business. ConceptDraw PRO is a perfect diagramming software which nicely suits for SWOT analysis and representation its results in the form of SWOT diagrams of different complexity and design, thanks to the included SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. This solution contains a lot of specially designed SWOT templates, SWOT matrix samples (SWOT analysis sample, SWOT sample in computers, SWOT matrix for business sphere, SWOT matrix educational, and many others), and also ready SWOT matrix objects that allow users create their own SWOT diagrams in minutes. Read more