Keeping the lights-on  

Financial Focus and Alignment

Having Financial Focus is the fundamental responsibility to shareholders. Financial focus means that one is spending the money where it matters most, focusing on bottom-line, making investments which are aligned to the strategy, doing optimum zero-based budgeting and ensuring that the money spent is closely linked to the way an organization makes money.


Keeping the lights-on


Keeping-the-lights-on is related to keeping the basic operational capabilities in place. Within these capabilities, one has to look at the distribution of resources based on the criticality of the processes. Typically, the per-unit cost of keeping the lights on for a given process should either stay flat or should come-down.