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Balance Investment in Four Categories to Support Pattern-Based Strategy

Published: 07 August 2009

ID: G00166645

Analyst(s): Jim Sinur, Tom Austin, Yvonne Genovese , Betsy Burton


Every enterprise needs to determine how much to invest in each of four "pattern-based strategy" categories. This document describes the four investment categories and offers advice on how to balance them.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Four Fundamental Investment Categories
    • Defined
    • Exceptions
    • Creative
    • Collective
  • Conclusion

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