TARGETED STRATEGIC SOLUTION The US Coast Guard (USCG) had a problem: a major class of ships – 378 cutters – had long served the Coast Guard well but was due for replacement. However, procurement of the 378s’ replacement had been delayed, and repairs to the aging vessels were becoming increasingly difficult, costly, and often impossible — seriously threatening mission capability.
ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENTS US Air Force-wide Airmen who were manning ICBM silos had been caught cheating on their monthly exams; a fifth of that workforce was suspended during the resulting investigation. Global Strike Command leadership asked ELG to help assess the cause.
ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT A leading technology innovator, a Fortune 500 company, was attempting a joint project with two other companies. The project would produce an important advance in product design and performance. The project could boost all three companies’ revenues, but only if the project could hit critical market windows.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ELG instructors have designed and delivered over 500 seminars, including one on how to design and deliver seminars. ELG instructors have performed in a variety of academic settings. For example, for over 10 years, both ELG principals served as curriculum advisors to the Center for Executive Education at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, where they also taught senior executive classes on strategic planning and execution, and related leadership topics.
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS Under the direction of US Naval Information Forces’ Commander and Deputy Commander, ELG developed an Information Warfare Enterprise (IWE) Strategic Direction Framework to guide the development of strategic communications planning.
CULTURE CHANGE As he entered his job, General David Goldfein, Service Chief of the Air Force, declared “Squadron Revitalization,” a major cultural change, his top priority. Accordingly, he stood up a core team of experienced Airman led by a respected general.
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND EXECUTION US Fleet Forces Command/TENTH FLEET: ELG worked closely with then-VADM Tighe and her senior team to assess the information warfare domain from an organizational perspective, and then develop a strategic plan to guide the way forward and clarify the role for the newly established FCC/C10F organization.