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Infographics

Top Investment Priorities for Process Excellence Chiefs in 2017

We've surveyed an elite group of process excellence and business transformation chiefs across the USA to find out which PEX solutions and services they are planning to invest in 2017 and beyond. Download this infographic to find out if your priorities are aligned.

Process Excellence: State of the industry 2016-2017

The bar will be set higher for achieving operational excellence in 2017. As organizations face global uncertainty, increased regulatory scrutiny and cost pressures, leveraging operational excellence is essential to remain competitive.

For the leaders that able to adapt quickly to the changing landscape, differentiate their process and adopt emerging technologies, whilst keeping a customer-centric approach, new opportunities and profitability await in 2017.

Ahead of the OPEX Exchange taking place the 4th to 6th April 2017, in San Diego, California, the PEX Exchange Team took a closer look at the key trends in approaches, budgets and investment plans in operational excellence for the year ahead. Are you ready for 2017? Download our handy infographic today.

Top Investment Priorities: 2017

Ahead of the 2017 Exchange in San Diego in April, attendees were asked what their top challenges were and where they plan to spend their budget over the next 6 - 18 months.

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Operational Excellence in 2017

We are entering a time of rapid transformation and leveraging operational excellence effectively will be paramount for success. Every organization has processes, but why is driving and sustaining an operational excellence initiative such a complex mission? In this report, we take a closer look at the current state of play for operational excellence and the leadership skills and qualities the OPEX leaders of the future will need.

Ahead of the OPEX Exchange taking place the 4 to 6 April 2017, in San Diego, California, the PEX Network reached out to four senior executives in the space, to glean their insights on the future challenges and opportunities for operational excellence and what is required to be the steward of an OPEX initiative in 2017 and beyond. Download the Operational Excellence in 2017 report here.

eBooks

No Coding Required

In this whitepaper from our partners at Kintone, find out how you can build custom solutions for automating workflows, managing documents, coordinating between departments, and creating and tracking work orders, for help with team and project coordination - with zero coding expertise. Download the whitepaper to find out more.

OPEX Exchange Post Event Analysis 2016

If you weren’t at the PEX Exchange in June 2016, then you definitely missed out. However, we have put together a handy report with the key statistics, light-bulb moments and much more to give you a glimpse into the discussions. Download the report to find out who attended and from which industries as well as where they are investing. The report also gives crucial insight garnered from attendees on how to drive innovation within your organisation, candid thoughts on operational excellence and open an honest discussion on what it takes to truly transform your business.

Presentations

5 Key Features to Redefine your OpEx Strategy

The key to successfully implementing operational excellence within your organization centres on mindset, not purely methodology. Executives tend to think of operational excellence (OpEx) as just a lean process using six sigma practices to cut out inefficiencies and standardize the way they operate. However, it encompasses a more common-sense approach and a new strategic approach to implement operational excellence successfully.

Here, we highlight five components OpEx strategies should exhibit.

8 Key Ingredients to BPM Success

Many companies today have already made or are about to plan strategic BPM initiatives all over their organizations. BPM is a vast subject which consists of a methodology, architecture, and tools that when implemented change how a business operates. This article seeks to highlight some of the key ingredients and project essentials to keep you on track and aligned to implement a successful BPM project...

The 8 Deadly Lean Wastes - DOWNTIME

Copious amounts of waste can occur in the workplace, particularly in a manufacturing process, but do you know what the eight most commons wastes are and how they impact your organization?The following 8 lean manufacturing wastes, mostly derived from the TPS, have a universal application to businesses today. The acronym for the eight wastes is DOWNTIME. 

5 Ways to Convert Data into Business Value

Various sources of information are providing companies with access to unprecedented amounts of data, whether they come from management systems, customer data, customer feedback, market data, or social media. However, a core challenge is finding how to convert, use and maximize the value of data collected into business value. Gartner estimated that it would take 5-10 years to reach the ‘plateau of productivity’ in the Big Data space. Here are 5 tips to remember when driving your Big Data initiative.

How to Map and Document Hundreds of Processes in a Short Period of Time

In this presentation from our partners at StereoLOGIC, you will learn how to map and document your processes in the most efficient and time-saving manner possible. Download your copy today.

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How the Exchange Model Works for OpusWorks

OpusWorks® has been serving the process excellence industry for 25 years. So why do they sponsor the OPEX Exchange?

Ahead of the OPEX Exchange taking place in April 2017, Andrea Charles, Senior Editor for the PEX Network, spoke to the OpusWorks® President Rob Stewart, to find out more about how and why the Exchange model continues to work for them.

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PEX Interview Series - Athula Herath, AstraZeneca

We speak to Athula Herath, Statistical Director at MedImmune Biotech, and R&D unit of UK based pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca about the values and challenges of big data in healthcare.