Although this article was about enterprise infrastructure, the title “Slashed Budgets?  Think Strategically, not Tactically” resonated with me.  Rebecca and I work with many clients who have organizational and financial challenges.  We have found that it definitely makes a difference to think strategically about what you want to have in terms of a service or product.  Once you have a firm view of what you want to achieve, you can use that picture to make decisions on how to proceed.  From the big picture, strategic view to the tactical.