Some useful links for strategic planning:

http://www.atla.org.uk/guidelines-for-the-design-and-statistical-analysis-of-experiments-in-papers-submitted-to-atla/

http://www.atla.org.uk/reducing-the-use-of-laboratory-animals-in-biomedical-research-problems-and-possible-solutions/

http://www.atla.org.uk/reduction-strategies-in-animal-research-a-review-of-scientific-approaches-at-the-intra-experimental-supra-experimental-and-extra-experimental-levels/

http://www.atla.org.uk/the-three-rs-opportunities-for-improving-animal-welfare-and-the-quality-of-scientific-research/