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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.

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5 Ways Spreadsheets and Data Visualization Tools Fall Short in Operations

Ken Koenemann | May 14, 2018 | 

Given the inherent complexity in manufacturing businesses, getting and keeping performance on track is a perpetual challenge. Of course, the challenges vary significantly, depending on the systems and processes your organization has in place to manage performance. Plenty of manufacturers still rely on manual data gathering processes and spreadsheets for tracking key performance indicators and…

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Drive Continuous Improvement Initiatives Faster with Dploy Solutions Project Management

March 2, 2018 | 

Facilitate the process of managing your continuous improvement activities using the Dploy Solutions project management software.  Get better connectivity between your strategic objectives and KPIs with the high-level project management capabilities. With Dploy Solutions cloud-based business process management system you will improve process rigor and have better visibility into key projects and understand who’s responsible, critical…

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Your 4 Operational Sub-Systems: How to Automate them to Drive OpEx Sustainment

David Pate | November 3, 2017 | 

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 the technology to automate improvements and make them a seamless part of…

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3 Reasons Why Annual Operating Plans Fall Short in Manufacturing

Ken Koenemann | September 7, 2016 | 

When it comes to maintaining and growing gross margins, manufacturers face consistently stiff headwinds.[1] Currently, a mix of market factors are proving especially challenging: global growth has stalled, while wages in the U.S are rebounding—and it’s all happening during one of the biggest productivity slumps in recent U.S. history. While it may seem like achieving year-over-year…

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Dploy Project Management

October 28, 2015 | 

Formerly Dploy Alignment, Dploy Project Management allows you to track and manage your improvement projects and link them to your KPIs and strategic initiatives. You can assign team members, create goals, and assign action items for achieving those goals. Then create reports to see how you’re doing at achieving—and sustaining—your planned performance.

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