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DSI is known across the world as an innovator in strategic decision-making, managing uncertainty and other strategic issues facing organizations that grapple with the ever-changing rules of the market. But we are more than theorists. We write from experience about what works in the real world. We invite you to explore the resources in this section and learn from our experience, developed over more than 20 years.

Aligning the Faithful: Reflections on the Pope’s Visit

Pope Francis’s trip to the United States has been almost universally heralded, and left an after glow that may change the tone, dialogue and mission of many people he inspired.… Read more »

Bold Moves and Strategic Acumen: SpaceX Pushes on Toward the Next Frontier

On April 14, Elon Musk’s SpaceX attempted a historic landing of a reusable rocket on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean, but for the second time failed to land… Read more »

The State of Strategic Thinking

Amid today’s celebration of World Leadership Day, one fundamental question stands out above all others: where have all the strategic leaders gone? Many studies have shown that today’s VUCA (volatile,… Read more »

Leading Change: What Leaders Today Can Learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As the celebration of Black History Month winds down, we reflect on the powerful lessons that strategic leaders of all colors and stripes can learn from one of the most courageous leaders of the 20th century, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Read more »

Stepping into the mind of your stakeholders

The beginning of a new year is often an opportune and appropriate time to reaffirm an organisation’s direction of travel and the rationale for allocating resources in a certain manner for the coming year. Ultimately, this is a process of aligning stakeholders and bridging differences. A vivid lesson of how to navigate complex relationships is provided by Christopher Columbus, one of the great explorers. Read more »

Immunotherapy: Changing the World of Oncology

“This year marks a turning point in cancer, as long-sought efforts to unleash the immune system against tumors are paying off — even if the future remains a question mark.” Read more »

Why Is It So Hard to Tackle Climate Change?

The recent climate agreement between the U.S. and China announced by President Obama and President Xi Jinping on November 11, 2014 took the world by surprise. Both nations have agreed… Read more »

Integrated Care in the UK: Obstacles, Experiments and Uncertainties

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) recently published its “Five Year Forward View” to meet new challenges that developments in healthcare have engendered in the UK. In the report, the NHS identifies the separation of primary care, hospitals and community services as a barrier to the personalized and coordinated health services that patients today need. Read more »

Launching from Failure

The world recently witnessed the Antares rocket shuttle lift off and, within a few seconds, explode and crash back into Virginia in a fiery blaze. Like many, we immediately likened the incident to the 1986 Challenger tragedy, and even questioned if history had just repeated itself. Did NASA not learn its lesson from almost 30 years ago? Read more »

The Future of Medicine: Uncertainty and Complexity of Accountable Care

With continued government support and considerable growth in the number of organizations becoming ACOs, ACOs have the opportunity to become the dominant model in care delivery. However, the complexities of specific types of care layer the future of accountable care with uncertainty. Read more »

Contributors meet the authors »

Steve Krupp

Steve Krupp

Senior Managing Partner

Franklin Shen

Franklin Shen

Senior Consultant

Eric Skoritowski

Eric Skoritowski


Jarrad L. Roeder

Jarrad L. Roeder

Strategy & Leadership Consultant