How Plan Leaders Use AchieveIt for their Strategic Planning Process

Enter our heroes

These dedicated plan leaders took control of their own destinies.

These are their stories.

They actually do this

Best-laid plans, right? Not for these people.


You know how hard it is to champion multiple plans across different groups within your organization, each with competing priorities. Read the stories of the plan leaders who’d had enough with the status quo and found a way to actually get things done.


Our customers are amazing. AchieveIt is just the solution they use to get everything in view, get everyone engaged, and get every possible advantage. But it’s their magic that makes it all work.

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Fortune 500 apparel company gets uniform approach

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Picture this … you’re a Fortune 500 apparel and footwear company, with 30-plus brands worn by people all over the world. You’ve been building your portfolio for over a century, and now it’s time to ramp up even more growth.

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But, accomplishing big goals will require getting all your brands to think like one company – not like 30. Right now, each division has its own way of reporting, requiring leaders to stitch together the info to make sense of it. Executives want to use a standardized framework across the organization, but the prospect of implementing it is overwhelming to say the least.

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So, you turn to AchieveIt. We set up 200 users from your 50 global groups on our platform, providing one place for everyone to collect updates. That way, your framework is baked into the platform and keeps status updates standardized across the entire organization. The best part? It doesn’t displace any of the current tools your divisions use for daily operations.

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Now, your executives can make sense of strategic progress in a fraction of the time it used to take. In fact, you’re on track to cut meeting hours by two thirds. With everyone speaking the same language and everything in view, your growth goals look more achievable than ever. And you’ve finally got what it takes to actually do this.

Fortune 500 apparel company gets uniform approach with AchieveIt

Multi-billion-dollar energy company cuts complexity

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Picture this … you’re a multi-billion-dollar Fortune 500 energy company with assets in every area of the downstream sector. You’ve made several acquisitions since your start and are casting a strong vision for the future with a new five-year strategic plan.

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But, the more companies you acquire, the more complex it becomes to track your plan’s progress. With more than 500 plan items across dozens of business units, it takes weeks to collect information and manually create reports. And by that time, the data’s already out of date – putting you at risk for making a costly decision on stale information.

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So, you turn to AchieveIt. We give you a single platform for tracking your five-year plan across every business unit, and even work with you to set the right goals along the way. We help you train the 50+ people responsible for the plan, and give you an audit trail so nothing slips through the cracks.

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Now, your five-year plan is sailing along – and you’re already wondering what else you can accomplish with AchieveIt. When you can spend less time measuring plans and more time executing them, it’s a lot easier to accomplish your biggest goals.

Multi-billion-dollar energy company cuts complexity with AchieveIt

Children's hospital energizes strategic plan

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Picture this … you’re a pediatric hospital with locations statewide, providing care across 50 specialties. As an affiliate of a major academic health system, you’re always on the forefront of research, education, and treatment.

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But, keeping everyone aligned with the wider institute’s strategic plan proves easier said than done. Data is scattered across spreadsheets, emails, and presentation decks, creating hours of time-consuming manual work for your strategy people. All this leaves you with execution that’s harder than it should be – that is, when execution happens.

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So, you turn to AchieveIt. Our platform houses all your strategic plan data in one place, standardizing the information with easy-to-understand, always-ready dashboards. This, combined with automatic reporting, means leadership can get clear visibility into strategic plan progress with a single glance.

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Now, everyone understands how their work is impacting the overall success of the hospital. With more motivated employees, execution is on the rise – enabling you to roll out a new OB and maternal-fetal medicine program. You’re looking to see what goals you can tackle next, now that you have what it takes to actually reach them.

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County government solves homeless pet problem

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Picture this … you’re a local county government, home to a state university and serving more than 260,000 people. Everything from animal services to fire and rescue to building code enforcement falls under your care. You don’t take spending taxpayer dollars lightly, which is why you always look to be smart with your resources.

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But, your local animal shelter is overcrowded due to a recent boom in the homeless pet population. You need better data to help you find a solution, but right now all the information exists in separate databases. It takes 11 clicks just to enter one data point, and there’s no easy way to visualize it all.

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So, you turn to AchieveIt. With one source for the truth and an intuitive, user-friendly dashboard, you’re quickly able to spot a trend. It seems animal intakes go up every year from June to August. Armed with this new information, you decide to waive adoption fees during the summer months.

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Now, you’ve got fewer animals in the shelter and more pets in happy homes. You’re even able to reduce costs and save taxpayer dollars by removing the strain on resources. And when the inevitable spike happens again next summer, you’ll know what to do – because regardless of what you’re trying to achieve, you have what it takes to actually do this.

County government solves homeless pet problem with AchieveIt

You do all the work to lead organizational change

We just give you the tools and training to help.

“I could be your company cheerleader. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this tool!!! AchieveIt has made my job easier and my projects get finished faster. In a 2-month period, we saved just shy of $5,000 in reduction or elimination of meetings.”

Senior Performance Excellence Coach

CHI Health

My team ​loves AchieveIt. Actually, the first thing we say to each other now is 'put it in AchieveIt.' We now use the 30 hours per week we used to spend collecting data, analyzing, and reporting, to execute initiatives that grow our business.”

Senior Director, Operational Strategy & Execution

Commercial Coffee Retail Conglomerate

“When I saw AchieveIt, I thought to myself, ‘Man, this is exactly what I’ve had in my brain for years.’ I love it. It's a combination of great software architecture and customer support. AchieveIt has made my job easier, better, and more efficient.”

Senior Executive

Large Utility Company

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