The number one challenge cited by the heads of change and business transformation is the issue of getting management buy-in. In answer to this crucial challenge, we examine the most common objections you will encounter when implementing your PEX initiative and approaches you can take to not only get that initial management buy-in, but also see the project through to completion and success
Business leaders who find themselves in this predicament are now looking beyond traditional PEX strategies towards the next step in the cycle. Increasingly, it looks as if the benefits of automation –as delivered by the use of robotics technology – will provide this paradigm shift in the way PEX is implemented
Due to the lightning-fast pace of technological change in the digital age, process excellence concepts are being dramatically restructured to fit with the increasingly fluid evolution of both companies and their core operational processes. This Ebook is designed to highlight the importance and nature of the changes currently occurring, allowing readers to prepare themselve s as best they can to adapt to the newly emerging PEX landscape that will be shaped over the coming decade.
Process excellence strategy is an essential part of an successful products & process innovation. In this eBook, IQPC examines real case studies from 6 leading companies in their industry involving the process excellence strategies and projects they implemented. Lessons learned from these projects will be discussed as well as the chanllenges these companies are facing, top tips for improving the process excellence and successful outcomes by implementing these projects.
In 2014, distinguished Oxford University philosopher, Nick Bostrom, released his book Super intelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies. It hypothesizes the potential impact on society if “machine brains” were to surpass that of a human, with the premise being that our destiny would be dependent on machine intelligence, and therefore out of our own hands.
There is, however, a long way to go before we’re at the peril of walking, talking robots in the enterprise – even if Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot, Atlas, was caught running freely into the woods. Currently, RPA is more commonly used in the enterprise, and in this report we will explore how both AI and RPA are affecting companies.
In today’s business climate, it’s nothing short of critical for an organization to be ready and capable of adapting to changing times to ensure survival. Companies cannot settle for incremental improvement - they must innovate and undergo performance transformations to get, and stay, on top.
See why leading companies outperform others by:
- Fully understanding the only way to innovate or transform is by changing how work is done
- Applying a methodology to create and understand relationships and impacts
- Driving improvement initiatives, standardizing performance and creating value
"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker.” - Denis Waitley, author of The Psychology of Winning
So there are plenty of examples of ‘what not to do’. But why would you want an ultimate guide to failure, anyway? Shouldn’t we be focusing on success instead?
Amazingly, many organizations continue to make the same mistakes over and over again when they’re well-known to lead to undesirable outcomes. Here’s what will cause your organization’s business transformation to become a statistic, and what you can do about it before you even press ‘go’.
“One size fits all” isn’t the reality today. Different industries in different parts of the world operate in their own fashion. The global state of process excellence report explores how organisations around the world are approaching operational process excellence. It reveals the key trends highlighted by the survey, along with industry leaders insights on the results. Discover the top key areas of focus for 2018-2019; find out what methodologies and solutions companies are planning to implement as well as 2018 budgets. Download now to find out everything you need to know for this year’s operational process excellence strategy.
Suneel Gupta, Founder and CEO, Rise, Former VP of Product Development, Groupon, Visionary Product and Innovation Leaderwas named the “New Face of Innovation” by the New York Stock Exchange.
While serving as VP of Product Development at Groupon, he helped grow the business from millions to billions in revenue, and into what Forbes Magazine named the “fastest growing company of all time”. As the Founder and CEO of Rise, he raised funding from Google Ventures and was backed by senior leaders at Facebook, Uber and AirBnB. Just two years after launch, One Medical acquired Rise for nearly $20 million dollars.
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Trying to gain executive buy-in for your operational excellence initiatives? Don Linsenmann, Vice President Business Process Excellence and Corporate Six Sigma Champion, DuPont Corporation has one piece of advice: think more a CEO.
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The phrase operational excellence gets thrown around a lot within industry but it’s definitions are vast. At its heart, it’s about business growth. It’s about honing efficiency and value to reach that next stage of growth. Ahead of the OPEX Asia Summit in Singapore we explore five ways you can shake loose your business operations this year. How many have you tried yet?
Most things we do in life are processes. But it’s really been only in the last century that businesses have really started to look hard at how improving processes can lead to better results - and develop some hard-core methodologies to help them do it. This infographic shows a brief history of process improvement to the modern day.
We spoke to Christy Hartner, Senior Vice President at Commerce Bank about the challenges of tackling operational excellence changes at Commerce Bank, the benefits from doing so and about her insight into the best ways to raise your game in your operational excellence strategies.
Christy discussed with us:
- How establishing new roles and being more proactive on the front end helped highlight opportunities for change at Commerce Bank
- The importance in deciding what to optimize, automate or eliminate
- Why determining your A-team from the off is key to success
- How to combat commitment challenges to operational excellence changes
In this whitepaper we discuss the three main drivers influencing the way businesses approach operational excellence; customer, innovation and technology. All three drivers become intertwined with each other as we explore new business operating models, design thinking, customer-centricity and the role of automation.