27-29 June 2017
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OPEX Exchange Post Event Report

If you weren’t at the OPEX Exchange in June 2017, 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.

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OPEX Exchange Chicago Top 10 Investment Priorities 2017

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

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.

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Top Investment Priorities for Process Excellence Chiefs in 2016/17

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 2016 and beyond. Download this infographic to find out if your priorities are aligned.

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Solutions as a Service - Covius Whitepaper

Read this whitepaper from Covius about how you can realize the true value of SaaS through turn-key custom business solutions delivered via the cloud.

eBooks

Why You Should Invest in Technology for Process Transformation

In the face of increasing operational requirements, executives no longer need to choose between doing more with the same resources or going to senior leadership for a budget exception. In this eBook from Workiva, there are some insights into how you can have your staff focusing on the high-level value-add tasks they were hired for, versus spending their time battling inadequate software through a broken process.

Enterprise Modernization: Leveling the Playing Field Between Born Analog and Born Digital

In this paper from Prolifics, you see why modernization is such a hot topic now and why, through a practical approach and use of new technologies, organizations can ensure success and a very high return on investment for these initiatives.