Our Thought Leadership Library

Our thought leadership is one way that we demonstrate the transformation of an organization’s vision into a measurable reality by sharing what we have accomplished.

Oculus Consulting Group continually provides insightful thought leadership through a variety of mediums including national and internationally recognized publications, keynote speaking engagements, conference sessions, and half-day or full-day seminars.

Our thought leadership is one way that we demonstrate the transformation of vision into reality by sharing what we have accomplished.

If you are looking for insightful content and thought leadership in one of our service arenas, you have come to the right place.  As you review this page, you’ll find a complete list of our publications and past presentations, download complimentary articles from our library (requires Adobe Reader), or learn how you can secure our thought leadership specifically tailored to your organization.

Past Publications

Oculus Consulting Group continually provides insightful thought leadership through a variety of publications. Within this Library you can “checkout” a copy of selected articles.

Organizational Strategy

  • “Managing Knowledge Assets: The Cure for an Ailing Structure”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, May 2002
  • “Life After Planning – How to build strategies that get implemented”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, June 2001
  • Export Today’s Global Business, “Are You World Ready?”, January 2001
  • “Managing the Wealth – Knowledge is Power”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, October 2000

Business Transformation

  • “Getting Your Finance Functions Ready for Blast Off in the Age of the Internet”, Softworld eXtra Newsletter, May 2002.
  • “Winning in the Digital Economy”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, March 2001
  • “The Need for Speed – Are you ready to ride the e-accounting roller coaster?”, CMA Management Magazine, June 2000

Process Reengineering

  • “Can I do that on the Internet?”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, December/January 2000
  • “Opening the books – Are you ready to use the Internet for financial data?”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, July/August 1999

Technology Selection & Implementation

  • “Avoiding the Traps in Technology Selection”, Softworld eXtra Newsletter, May 2002.
  • “Slaying the Competition Dragon – Partnering with an ASP”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, March 2001
  • “Mastering the Monster – Six Steps to Better Manage the Software Selection Process”, Projects @ Work Magazine, January 2001
  • “Natural Selection in an Electronic Supply Chain World – Avoiding traps in securing your supply chain solution”, The Official Softworld Source Book, October 2000
  • “How to Choose Software – Six steps to better selection”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, December/January 2000
  • “Selecting a Vendor – Preparing for the Software Demo”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, December/January 2000
  • “Rapid ERP Implementations – Contradictions in Terminology”, Management Accounting Magazine, December 1998.

Project Architecture & Management

  • “Buying into the Vision – Selling IT project management to your organization”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, May 2001
  • Projects@Work, “Leading the Way!”, July 2001

Performance Measurement

  • “The Balancing Act”, CMA Canada Management Magazine, February 2002
  • “For Good Measure – 8 steps to establishing your IT performance measures”, Strategic Finance, July 2000
  • “Measuring Up – The IT ROI Calculation”, CMA Management Magazine, March 2000

For reprints of any of these publications, please contact the publishing entity or you can contact us for more information.  To identify how your organization can get access to our influential thought leadership, please visit our Checkout Counter, or contact us directly.

Checkout Counter – Download Articles

The publications listed below are available for viewing in Adobe Acrobat (PDF). To checkout the publication, simply click on the link of the publication of your choice. Selected titles are available in both English and French languages. Be sure to visit our Library and Blog frequently as new material is constantly being added to our Thought Leadership Library!

Organizational Strategy

"Managing Knowledge Assets: The Cure for an Ailing Structure", CMA Canada Management Magazine, May 2002 {ENGLISH}

Organizational Strategy

"Managing Knowledge Assets: The Cure for an Ailing Structure", CMA Canada Management Magazine, May 2002 {FRENCH}

Organizational Strategy​

"Managing the Wealth - Knowledge is Power", CMA Canada Management Magazine, October 2000 {ENGLISH}

Organizational Strategy​

"Managing the Wealth - Knowledge is Power", CMA Canada Management Magazine, October 2000 {FRENCH}

Technology Selection & Implementation

"Rapid ERP Implementations - Contradictions in Terminology", Management Accounting Magazine, December 1998.{ENGLISH}

Business Transformation

"Winning in the Digital Economy", CMA Canada Management Magazine, March 2001 {ENGLISH}

Technology Selection & Implementation

"Measuring the Value of Your ERP System", Microsoft Business Solutions, December 2004.{ENGLISH}

Technology Selection & Implementation

"Vrednotenje vasega sistema ERP", Microsoft Business Solutions, December 2004.{SLOVENIJA}

Technology Selection & Implementation

"How to Choose Software - Six steps to better selection", CMA Canada Management Magazine, December/January 2000 {ENGLISH}

Technology Selection & Implementation

"Selecting a Vendor - Preparing for the Software Demo", CMA Canada Management Magazine, December/January 2000 {ENGLISH}

Project Architecture & Management

"Buying into the Vision - Selling IT project management to your organization", CMA Canada Management Magazine, May 2001 {ENGLISH}

Project Architecture & Management

"Buying into the Vision - Selling IT project management to your organization", CMA Canada Management Magazine, May 2001 {FRENCH}

Project Architecture & Management

"Miracles of Modern Management: The Anti-Knowledge Organization", CBP Online Magazine, Personal Best #31, e-Advisor Issue #51, December 2003 {ENGLISH}

Performance Measurement

"The Balancing Act", CMA Canada Management Magazine, February 2002 {ENGLISH}

Performance Measurement

"The Balancing Act", CMA Canada Management Magazine, February 2002 {FRENCH}

Performance Measurement

"For Good Measure - 8 steps to establishing your IT performance measures", Strategic Finance, July 2000 {ENGLISH}

Technology Selection

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Our Services Brochure

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Our Organizational Transformation Brochure

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Our Performance Measurement Brochure

Use this link to access our Performance Measurement and Management brochure.

Our Project Architecture & Management Brochure

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Our Service Organization Process Management Brochure

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Our Compliance Management Brochure

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Our Technology Selection & Implementation Brochure

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Past Presentations

Oculus Consulting Group continually provides insightful thought leadership through a variety of keynote speaking engagements, conference sessions, and half-day or full-day seminars. Listed below are some of the titles and topics from past presentation sessions.

"Your session was a refreshing change. Instead of another hidden sales approach, we got true educational value from our attendance!"
Controller
Publishing Company
"On a scale of 1 to 10, your session consistently achieves a rating of 9 or above. This portion of our conference is always an outstanding success!"
Show Director
Softworld
"This keynote presentation was vibrant and current. I left with a combination of inspiration and solid ready-to-use tools. Great Job!"
Vice President
Financial Services Company
"Your session consistently ranks among the best we have. We look forward to our next event and your participation!"
Conference Coordinator
eSolutionsWorld 2000
"I was skeptical that your topic would hold my interest. However, I'm now a convert and true believer that this subject has merit for us. We learned a lot and you exceeded my expectations!"
Budget Officer
Non-Profit Organization
"This session was terrific! Our participants report that this was one of the best half day sessions in a long time and our advance registrations where among the highest ever. Thanks again for your contribution!"
Education Coordinator
Mississippi State AICPA Conference

Grow Your Business by Managing Business Processes
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Portland, Oregon, December 8, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Dayton, Ohio, November 17, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Philadelpha, Pennsylvania, November 10, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Kansas City, Missouri, October 27, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania, October 20, 2004
Managing Projects and People For IT Success
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Portland, Oregon, December 8, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Dayton, Ohio, November 17, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Kansas City, Missouri, October 27, 2004
How to Select an Electronic Document Distribution Solution
Penton Media iSeries Network, via webcast, September 16, 2004
Solving Business Problems by Managing Business Processes
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 30, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 10, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 27, 2004
Implementing Enterprise Software Solutions On A Small Business Budget
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 30, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Tampa, Florida, June 17, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 10, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Seattle, Washington, June 9, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 27, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, St. Louis, Missouri, May 13, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Detroit, Michigan, May 12, 2004
Business Process Management Case Study
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Seattle, Washington, June 9, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, St. Louis, Missouri, May 13, 2004
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Detroit, Michigan, May 12, 2004
Streamlining Your Business: Taking IT Project Management to the Next Level
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Phoenix, Arizona, November 16, 2003
Online Applications and Architecture: A Guide to Web-Enabling Your Infrastructure
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Portland, Oregon, December 10, 2003
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Memphis, Tennessee, November 19, 2003
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Phoenix, Arizona, November 15, 2003
Information Sharing: Managing Knowledge to Improve Workplace Productivity
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Portland, Oregon, December 11, 2003
ITEC, Business Process Conference Track, Memphis, Tennessee, November 20, 2003
Tools for Assessing Your Organization’s Project Management Effectiveness
ProjectWorld, Senior Manager Program Track, Santa Clara, California, December 13, 2002
How Organizational Culture Impacts Effective Projects
ProjectWorld, Senior Executive Track, Santa Clara, California, December 13, 2002
Taking the First e-Step
Glendale Public Library, Small Business Seminars, Glendale, Arizona, December 3, 2002
Organizational Culture & Strategy – Life After Planning When the Economy Turns Down
SoftWorld Human Resources Conference, Opening Keynote Address, San Jose, California, December 13, 2001
Managing Your Organizational Talent Through an Economic Downturn
SoftWorld Human Resources Conference, Opening Keynote Address, New York, New York, September 6, 2001.
Outsourcing eBusiness Projects
eSolutions World, Conference Session, Chicago, Illinois, August 23, 2001.
Implementing a Project Office
Project Leadership Conference, Dallas, Texas, June 27, 2001.
Business-to-Business (B2B) Commerce – Utilizing the Application Service Provider (ASP) Model
Electronic Commerce World, Santa Clara, California, May 31, 2001.
Enterprise System & e-Business Implementation Projects – The New Role of the Accountant
Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, May 23, 2001
Project Management and Application Service Providers (ASP’s)
ProjectWorld, Senior Manager Education Forum, Boston, Massachusetts, May 22, 2001
Project Management and Performance Measurement
ProjectWorld, Executive Forum Session, Boston, Massachusetts, May 22, 2001
Building Trusted Identities
SoftWorld Supply Chain Expo, Boston, Massachusetts, April 10, 2001
Life After Planning: Building Strategies that Get Implemented Using Results-Based Leadership
ProjectWorld, Fall Forum Series, Executive Forum Session, Chicago Illinois, October 18, 2000
Outsourcing Your IT & Supply Chain Solution – Utilizing the ASP Model
SoftWorld Supply Chain Expo, Executive Keynote, Los Angeles, November 2, 2000
SoftWorld Supply Chain Expo, Executive Keynote, Dallas Texas, October 6, 2000
Selling Project Management to Upper Management & Obtaining Company Buy-In
ProjectWorld, Fall Forum Series, Senior Manager Education Forum, Chicago Illinois, October 17, 2000
ProjectWorld, Fall Forum Series, Senior Manager Education Forum, Dallas Texas, October 4, 2000
ProjectWorld, Fall Forum Series, Senior Manager Education Forum, Washington D.C., September 28, 2000
ProjectWorld, Fall Forum Series, Senior Manager Education Forum, Seattle Washington, September 21, 2000
Evaluating e-Business ROI
eSolutionsWorld 2000, Track Session, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2000.
Outsourcing Your e-Business Project
eSolutionsWorld 2000, Track Session, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2000
The Demand for ROI – Making “I.T.” Happen!
Integrated Manufacturing Solutions 2000, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 24, 2000.
Mastering the Project Management Essentials of Accounting / Finance Software Implementations
ProjectWorld, Boston, Massachusetts, May 16, 2000.
Managing ERP Implementation Projects
ProjectWorld, Track Session, Boston, Massachusetts, May 15, 2000.
The Fast Track to Software Solution Selection
SoftWorld Sales, Marketing, & CRM Conference Master Class, Los Angeles, California, October 4, 1999.
Rapid ERP Implementations – Contradictions in Terminology
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Software Buyers Forum, Los Angeles, California, November 3, 1999.
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Software Buyers Forum, New York, New York, October 5, 1999.
ERP World 99, San Francisco, California, April 26 – 27, 1999.
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Master Class, Chicago, Illinois, May 26, 1999.
ERP World East, Atlanta, Georgia, April 26 – 27, 1999.
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Master Class, San Francisco, California, February 15 – 17, 1999.
The Trials and Triumphs of Software Selection & Implementation – An Executive Keynote / User Panel Discussion
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, New York, New York, September 10, 2002
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, Chicago, Illinois, May 9, 2002
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, New York, New York, September 6, 2001
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, Los Angeles, California, March 1, 2001
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, Atlanta, Georgia, October 24, 2000
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, New York, New York, September 2000
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, Boston, Massachusetts, May 18, 2000
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, San Francisco, California, February 2, 2000
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, Los Angeles, California, November 4, 1999
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, New York, New York, October 5, 1999
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, Chicago, Illinois, May 26, 1999
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, San Francisco, California, February 17, 1999
SoftWorld Accounting & Finance Expo, Keynote Address, Los Angeles, California, November 18, 1998

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