Glad we're understanding more about what makes UX strategy what it is. The more designers understand this and explain it well (as in this article), the better organizations will also value the work that is done in user experience. In the future, the UX strategist will join the organization as a leader of integrated environments in order to serve customers in the best possible way and provide the value and ROI that is needed to stay competitive.
"Design for delight" - one of the most powerful strategic guides for the product and service design world based on pragmatic design thinking principlest that can be adapted to your process quite easily. This deck has been most "delightful" to read.