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Digital transformation: Raising supply-chain performance to new levels

– Combining digital applications with operational changes helps yield significant performance improvements that stand the test of... time.

Ops 4.0: Analytics to value for a product-centered transformation

– Cutting-edge analytic tools, design thinking, customer insights, and procurement intelligence combine to free your company from... the commoditization treadmill.

Ops 4.0: The zero hour for a budget-driven transformation

– Sophisticated analytics techniques make zero-based budgeting more feasible, flexible, and profitable than ever for an entire organization.

Secrets of successful change implementation

– What do successful implementers of change initiatives do differently from other companies? Our survey of more than 2,000 executives... yields actionable answers.

Same lean song, different transformation tempo

– Transformation isn’t new to manufacturers—but sustained transformation is rare. It’s even harder at today’s... fast pace, which calls for a different transformation approach. 

Human + machine: A new era of automation in manufacturing

– New technologies are opening a new era in automation for manufacturers—one in which humans and machines will increasingly... work side by side.

The art of project leadership: Delivering the world’s largest projects

– Four mind-sets and eight leadership practices distinguish successful leaders of ultralarge projects.

Manufacturing: Analytics unleashes productivity and profitability

– High uncertainty and low growth have already forced manufacturers to squeeze every asset for maximum value. The next target is... their own data.

Continuous improvement—make good management every leader’s daily habit

– Continuous improvement at scale—across a whole enterprise—requires management discipline at scale. At a few organizations,... digital innovation is helping managers make a daily habit of good discipline.

Does the global business services model still matter?

– Yes, but for these centralized groups to succeed in a digital era, leaders must focus on agility, customer service, and talent... development, in addition to cost reduction and process efficiency.

Purchasing power: Lean management creates new value in procurement

– Lean management is about much more than cost reduction, making it a powerful set of disciplines for increasing purchasing’s effectiveness.

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