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As businesses look for a competitive advantage that can help fuel growth, they will continue to pursue operational excellence and better business execution best practices. Here, we bring you the latest insights on these topics along with real-world examples of how businesses like yours use software like ours to more quickly realize their strategic vision.
What You Really Need to Know About Your Business. Get on Track. Stay on Track.
Winning the year has to start with winning the day. And to do that, you have to know what’s really happening in your business every shift, every hour, every minute. Having instant access to real-time business performance data on key metrics, along with a smart way to visualize that data, lets you know when you’re…Read More
Machine Learning: The Next Failed ERP?
If you pay attention to industry or technology news, then you’re seeing a lot of predictions for how new technologies, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), will transform the way business is done. Of course, if you’ve been around awhile, then you’ve heard plenty of…Read More
Now They See It: How to Make Strategic Vision Clear to Everyone
In theory, your organization’s strategic vision should drive everything everyone does every day. But reality is often a different story. It can be easy for people, even leaders, to lose sight of the big picture when they get caught up in the day to day. And, even if people have a grasp of the company’s…Read More
A Formal Management System, With the Support of Technology, Leads to Sustainable Gains and Long-Term Profitable Growth.
A research study from the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) revealed that over two-thirds of firms struggle to sustain operational improvements–both large and small. Download this infographic and you’ll learn: You’re not alone – lots of companies struggle to sustain. What are the four strategic sub-systems that will improve your ability to improve…Read More
How to Make Strategy Deployment Work in Your Company
Too many companies set objectives without creating viable execution plans and a daily management framework for achieving those objectives. We suggest using the Strategy Deployment process, supported by strategy execution software, here’s how to do it right.Read More
How To Get On the Right Path To Using Machine Learning and AI
Whether or not you’ve been to a tech-oriented manufacturing conference lately, you’re no doubt hearing some buzz about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, deep learning, edge computing and the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). There’s no denying that the growing potential of these technologies is exciting. Not relentlessly going-after-your-manufacturing-challenges-like-the-terminator-without-any-human-intervention exciting (at least for now), but…Read More
Automating 4 Subsystems Is Key to OpEx Sustainment
Your 4 Operational Sub-Systems: How to Automate them to Drive OpEx Sustainment Time and again, companies put a lot of hard work into rolling out process improvements, only to see the gains slip away over time. Even if their intentions are the best, it can be hard to sustain operational excellence improvements without process rigor—and…Read More
Why Companies Struggle to Sustain Operational Gains
Research shows that most companies need help sustaining their gains from operational excellence initiatives. A powerful combination of process rigor and technology enables unbeatable, effective execution. If you’ve recently completed an operational excellence initiative and you’re already seeing the results—standardized processes, reduced costs, improved quality, or time savings, for example—you and your team deserve to…Read More
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