Evidenced by soaring Google searches, interest in robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) has surged immensely in recent years. This shift is not without its controversies, especially its impact on employment levels.(Robotic Process Automation Google Trend, 2017) Rising fear of unemploymentMany people including...
The prioritization process can be a confusing and time consuming process for an Improvement Team since they need to develop criteria to prioritize the solutions against, develop a rating scale, achieve consensus, and then do the prioritization.
Achieving ISO 9001:2015 is proving challenging for many organisations. In this article I give an overview of ISO 9001:2015, a checklist for choosing your quality management system to make achieving ISO 9001:2015 as easy as possible.
In my view, one of the most powerful resources that PEX publishes is their periodic “State of the Industry” reports. These reports provide significant insight into the current perception of the role that Operational Excellence (OpEx) functions and teams should play in the organization and the value they’re expected to provide.
Why is it that some organizations successfully do more with less? Why can some teams improve their productivity over time, and outstrip the competition, while similar organizations in the same industry struggle? Ivan Seselj, CEO and founder of Promapp, suggests the differentiator for success may be an organization's process culture and specifically their ability to recognize the people factor in improvement
If Failure Mode Effects Analysis procedures had been in place and executed correctly then tens of thousands of airline’s passengers would not have been stranded, say experts
Processes are an integral part of all enterprises. If processes are not instituted, modelled or followed properly then the results in myriad types of issues impacting all stakeholders of an organization. So, here are 10 reasons why employees default in following processes.
The process excellence community may view digital transformation as a threat – shifting the improvement focus onto technology – but it represents a tremendous opportunity
The recent WannaCry ransomware attack didn’t wreak the havoc expected. But this is not the time for IT professionals to let their guards down, says Frank Schettini, Chief Innovation Officer of ISACA (the Information Systems Audit and Control Association).
The team at the PEX Network are conducting the largest global survey of operational excellence and business transformation executives, and we want you to take part!