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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 execution 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.
Halfway Through 2017—Still on Track for Meeting Your Business Goals?
How poor daily management can derail annual goals and how to avoid the pitfalls to effective execution. Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? Now that we’re almost halfway through 2017, are you still sticking to your goals? If yes, congratulations! But if you’re like most of the world, that resolution likely fizzled…Read More
Getting Started with Daily Management
4 Steps For Ensuring Daily Management AND the Health Of Your Business If you’re like most people, you’re well aware of the benefits of exercise. You also probably have a myriad of health and fitness goals. Maybe you want to lose a few pounds, lower your cholesterol, or even train to run your first marathon. You…Read More
Why a Dashboard Solution Without the Accelerator Pedal is Just Art
Where’s the accelerator? 5 business dashboard solution essentials. Few would argue against the idea that business dashboard solutions are great resources for visualizing data. Today, you can choose from all kinds of options for integrating and analyzing data and then viewing it in intuitive, pretty formats. I would argue, however, that there is a big…Read More
Data Integration and Operational Excellence: The Increasingly Inseparable Link
Could poor data integration imperil your business? Suspend reality for a minute and imagine you have enough skills to captain a supertanker. Someone offers you a $1 million bonus if you reach a difficult-to-access port, but there are a few catches: The navigation system is broken, so you must pilot by maps, sight and gut. You…Read More
The Benefits of an Effective Daily Execution Playbook
How a Daily Management System Helps You Win the Game Earlier this year, the New England Patriots executed a stunning come-from-behind victory to best the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. The game marked the Patriots’ fifth Super Bowl win since 2002. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, no one can dispute the fact that the Patriots…Read More
Building Flexibility in a World or Uncertainty
Industry Today By Ken Koenemann Political leaders in the United States, the United Kingdom and elsewhere are hotly debating what the future of globalization will look like. At this point no one knows what changes to current trade agreements and governmental policy will ultimately be implemented. What financial impact these changes will have on manufacturing…Read More
Strategy Deployment: Best Practices and Leadership Behaviors that Deliver Breakthrough Results
Pactiv Corporation committed to continuous improvement over three years ago but their management team decided it needed to step-up the pace by building a better process for bridging the gap between planning and execution. Learn how they utilize Policy Deployment (otherwise known as goal deployment, strategy deployment, or Hoshin Kanri) to align people, plans, process…Read More
Creating a Portal for Business Planning and Execution
You can’t manage what you can’t measure. And you can’t succeed without a plan. In order to excel at business planning and execution, top performing organizations provide a centralized location where employees can learn organizational initiatives, measure their success, and receive a clear path forward. To learn more, download the abstract from our webinar with…Read More
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