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Contextual Focus Limited offers a wide range of management consulting services, with advanced methods, tools and expertise to grow and enhance your business.

We focus on working closely with our clients to harness strategic innovation, develop creative, yet pragmatic, transformation concepts, and realize envisioned benefits. Contact us to learn more.


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Clear, coherent direction

We work with clients to understand their strategic needs and help them envision and craft strategies to stay relevant, effective and competitive in a digital, fast-paced, disrupted world. We help our clients formulate guiding principles, innovative roadmaps, and concrete action plans. Then we help them test-run their strategy before it's executed. Get in touch to learn more about how this service can help you.

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Accelerate, to Realize Solutions

Never has Architecture been more critical than today. It’s the key to turning the uprooting effects of disruption into competitive advantage. But only if it can be lithe, highly responsive and focused.

We believe the role of Architecture is to build enterprise agility. Architecture is key to helping the business find creative ways to exploit technology, harness innovations, and produce something new, efficient and worthwhile – rapidly, flexibly, and reliably. Ask us how these services can help you.


Create and deliver value

Today’s complex multi-stakeholder/multi-factor/regulations-rich business environment challenges us to consider more factors than ever before in our decision making.


At Contextual Focus, we believe IT governance is an integral part of overall enterprise governance. IT governance  should provide a holistic structure for aligning IT strategy with business strategy. We combine our insights and skills, your corporate culture, and best practice frameworks (COBIT, ITIL, COSO and CMMI), to help build, and phase-in IT governance programs. We’re proud to help shape and improve how our clients structure and manage their business.



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Phone: +1 (613) 863-9374

Fax: +1 (613) 701-0391

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Creative Solutions

Contextual Focus Limited was founded in 2013 to deliver management consulting services to public and private sector clients. We’re an Ottawa-based company, dedicated to helping our clients thrive in a business environment that’s fast-paced, rapidly changing, highly competitive, and full of expectations, risks and potential pitfalls.

Our extensive management consulting experience covers a broad range of services, ranging from IT management, strategy, architecture (enterprise, business transformation and solution architecture), business case development, application system delivery and service delivery. Our areas of professional expertise are backed by certifications that include TOGAF, CIP, COBIT, ITIL, and PRINCE2.

We’re incorporated nationally in Canada, and are ready to take on engagements wherever our clients are found. Contact us to find out how we can help you.

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Concepts & Tools

What is 'Contextual Focus', and why is it relevant?

One of the key psychological bases of creativity is ‘Contextual Focus’. It’s the human brain’s ability to focus or defocus attention - shifting our mode of thought between associative and analytic modes.


Creativity and innovation emerge from the shift between these two forms of thought.


New ideas, insights, and creative thinking germinate in a defocused, associative state, where many dimensions of a situation can be viewed. Shifting to a focused state, those ideas are refined to filter out the irrelevant and focus on the relevant.


At Contextual Focus Limited, we apply unique tools to inspire the ideation in associative modes of thought. We then harvest the innovation and creativity, and fuse with other techniques to focus on forging the transformation that accomplishes your goals.

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