Consulting Firm Achieves 1,400% ROI with Strategic Business Plan App

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GlasseyStrategy's newly released case study describes how Directis Consulting achieved a 1,400% ROI in its first week of using StratPad. StratPad, a US$34.99 strategic business planning app, helped Directis improve its services while reducing its costs. Susan Low, principal consultant of Directis, says that StratPad paid for itself and a new iPad in its first use.

StratPad paid for itself 14-fold in the first week.

GlasseyStrategy released a case study outlining the success that Victoria consulting firm, Directis Consulting, achieved using StratPad Premium, its strategic business plan app. The consulting firm wanted to expand its strategic client offerings while also making its projects more profitable. The case study is available at

"We build our iPad apps to deliver huge ROIs to the people who buy them," said Alex Glassey, managing director of GlasseyStrategy. "Directis uses StratPad to create a higher-quality experience for their clients with considerably less time and effort. This led to a 1,400% ROI in their first week with StratPad and over 7,000% ROI after two months."

StratPad paid for itself and a new iPad in its first use. "StratPad has changed our firm," said Susan Low, principal consultant of Directis Consulting. "I can't imagine achieving our growth plans without it."

StratPad is a complete strategy and business planning tool that runs on the iPad. It includes a tutorial and a business planning template that instantly creates nine reports including a summary business plan, financial projections, Gantt chart, project plan and strategy map.

Consultants and small- and medium-sized businesses use StratPad to develop business strategy and business plans with its unique step-by-step approach. Reports are instantly prepared and can be viewed on the iPad's screen, printed wirelessly, emailed as high-quality PDFs or exported as CSVs.

Device Requirements

  • Exclusive to the iPad
  • Requires iOS 4.0 or later
  • 3.2 MB

Pricing and Availability
StratPad Plus is $9.99 USD and StratPad Premium is $34.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies). Both are available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Business category.

Based in Victoria, Canada, GlasseyStrategy is a business strategy advisory firm started by Alex Glassey in 2002. GlasseyStrategy works closely with the senior management of ambitious companies to help them get to the next level.
Copyright (C) 2002-2012 GlasseyStrategy. All rights reserved. StratPad is a trademark of GlasseyStrategy. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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