SIA™ “One-to-One”

The client

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

The need

  • Identifying Opportunities for growth beyond “known markets” by leveraging their Core Competencies and assets.
  • Engaging the leadership team and key executives in the development of the Strategic Plan in view of the imminent CEO succession.
  • Deep-diving into the existing Business Model.
  • Developing a 10 years Strategic Plan to be presented and agreed by the Group.

The process

  • Engaged Leadership team and next level executives in 3 physical workshops and 6 online short sessions.
  • Configurated 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 “replicable” strategic decision-making process and strategy execution capabilities.

What comes next

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