Questionnaire

Welcome to the BF Diamond Survey. Please complete your responses to the all the statements set out below in the context of how you currently see your business. The process should take no longer than 15 minutes.

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The business is committed to the original goal of the founders.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The business has been trading profitably for the previous 5 years.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The goal is understood by the directors and / or senior management team.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The current strategic direction of the business will deliver the goal.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The timescale for achieving the goal has not changed from the original expectations of the Investors.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Strategy is determined by the business plan which is regularly reviewed and updated.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The goal will deliver the best return for Investors.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The business knows all the players and competitive products in its' chosen market.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The accessible market is large enough for the business to achieve its' objectives.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The current sales and marketing strategy will deliver the growth required to achieve the strategic milestones.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The market is responding well to the sales proposition and understands the business opportunity.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The rate of customer acquisition is in line with the budget / forecast.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The product / service USPs match the identified gap in the market.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The business understands the unique features of competitive products / services.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The minimum feature requirements of the products / services meet the needs of the USPs.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Product development is well controlled and progresses to budget in accordance with agreed milestones.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The method of designing prototypes for market testing and feedback effectively informs the development process

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Product development has been planned to incorporate all industry standards.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The product / service meets the needs and requirements of customers as identified for that version or software release.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The Management Team have the knowledge and capabilities to deliver the Business Plan

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

All employees understand how their role helps to achieve the business goal

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Current performance measurements and rewards measure the factors that will deliver the strategic targets.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Existing reporting methods inform and enhance the decision making process

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Business controls ensure that resources are only consumed in accordance with the planned expenditure.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Resources are allocated within the business in accordance with strategic necessity.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Quality systems ensure that product quality meets the standards of the business and industry.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The business model and forecasts demonstrate that investor returns will be delivered within the original timescale.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Overheads are growing at the rate anticipated by the business model for the current level of activity.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Product development expenditure is in line with the cashflow targets.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The cash resources of the business are sufficient to deliver the goal given the operating expenditure requirements and planned investment.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

The business has been able to flex its' cash milestones in accordance with actual activity levels.

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

Additional funding has only been sought against the backdrop of a revised Business Plan

  • Strongly Disagree
  • Disagree
  • Agree
  • Strongly Agree

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