SIA™ “One-to-One”

The client

Ultra Forensic Technology is a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, a £1B revenue British company serving the defence, security, and critical detection & control markets. Ultra is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is an FTSE 250 company. The company focuses on ballistic technology, helping law enforcement agencies solve gun crime.

The need

  • Identifying opportunities for growth beyond their current markets by leveraging their core competencies and assets.
  • Engaging the leadership team and key executives in the development of the strategic plan in preparation for the imminent change of CEO.
  • Deep-diving into the existing business model.
  • Developing a 10 year strategic plan to be presented and agreed by the Group.

The process

  • Engaged Leadership team and next level executives in 3 in-person workshops and 6 online short sessions.
  • Configured a digital toolkit to allow all the participants to follow the end-to-end process and to produce financial projections.
  • Curated the gathering and analysis of data, and the production of insights to identify opportunities and threats, and to understand key strengths and weaknesses.
  • Defined core challenges and developed an action plan composed of continuous improvement and strategic initiatives

Achievements & Results


Multi-year strategic and investment plan.


Deep understanding of the complexity and dynamics of external market forces and their long-term impact.


Development of clear commitment to the action plan by the enlarged leadership team


Alignment of strategy with current operational processes.


Development of a “replicable” strategic decision-making process and strategy execution capabilities.

What comes next

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