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COVID-19 Action Guide

Treding Insights from IBM on how to manage amid chaos, ambiguity, and fear

COVID-19 and shattered supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed vulnerabilities in global supply chains across most, if not all, sectors and industries. Find out from IBM's experts' insights on how to reduce vulnerabilities through smarter supply chains.

What's In Store for 2020?

The OPEX Exchange returns for 2020. Find out what's new and get a glimpse of some of the sessions you can expect from some of our key speakers. 

4 Ways To Build A Culture Of Operational Excellence

Hear from 4 leading transformation experts on how they are building a culture of Operational Excellence and what they hope this cultural change will bring across their organizations.

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Whats In Store for OPEX in 2020?

Top 15 OPEX investment Priorities for 2019

Building the Cognitive Enterprise: A blueprint for AI-powered transformation

Building the Cognitive Enterprise: A blueprint for AI-powered transformation

A new era of business reinvention is dawning. Organizations are facing an unprecedented convergence of technological, social, and regulatory forces. As artificial intelligence, blockchain, automation, Internet of Things, 5G, and edge computing become pervasive, their combined impact will reshape standard business architectures. The “outside-in” digital transformation of the past decade is giving way to the “inside-out” potential of data exploited with these exponential technologies.

Post Event Report 2019

In 2019 we welcomed over 70 experts in Operational Excellence & Process Improvement from leading organizations to our OPEX Exchange to discuss their challenges and the latest trends over two days of networking, inspiring case studies, interactive Think-Tank discussions and one-to-one business meetings.

Session highlights included: 

  • Women in Business Transformation: Re-Defining the Future of Leadership
  • Robust Transformation to Achieve Scalable Change
  • Building and Coaching Teams to Deliver New Agile Ways of Working Across Your Enterprise
  • Proactive Transformation to Avoid Disruption in your Enterprise

The C-Suite Diaries

At the last OPEX Exchange, we heard from Mollie Bell, Former Chief Transformation and Engagement Officer at Credit Union National Association; Donald Kuk, Chief Transformation Officer at Mednax as they share their top tips.

OPEX Interview: Exclusive Insights with Acadia

Ahead of the OPEX Exchange April, we spoke with Josh Crone, VP & CTO of Software Products at Acadia to get his insights into the future of Operational Excellence.

OPEX Interview: Exclusive Insights with Thoughtexchange

Ahead of the OPEX Exchange this April, we spoke with our Chair for the event, Angela Garinger, Director of Corporate Solutions at ThoughtExchange, to get her thoughts and opinions on the future of Operational Excellence and her insights into Change Management.

OPEX Exchange July 2019 - Post-Event Report

If you missed the OPEX Exchange in 2019, you don’t need to worry because we’ve put together the highlights within one detailed report. You’ll discover which of your peers attended, what their investment priorities and interest areas were and how you can get involved in the 2020 edition of the Exchange.

Top 15 OPEX Investment Priorities for 2019

Ahead of the 2019 OPEX Exchange, attendees were asked what their highest priority challenges are for 2019 and areas they plan to invest in the next 6-12 months.

Download the infographic to see the full results.

Supercharge Your Workforce’s Productivity

Understand how they learn and influence behavior change.

OPEX Exchange July 2018 - Post-Event Report

If you missed the OPEX Exchange in July, you don’t need to worry because we’ve put together the highlights from in one detailed report. You’ll discover which of your peers attended, what their investment priorities and interest areas were and how you can get involved in the 2019 edition of the Exchanges.

Don’t miss out on all the highlights and key findings

OPEX Exchange April 2018 - Post-Event Report

At April 2018's OPEX Exchange, we were delighted to welcome so many of the leading Operational Excellence professionals to gather in one place from a whole array of sectors to discuss and debate business transformation and continuous improvement strategies for 2018 and beyond.

Across two days, our attendees gathered together for exclusive case study presentations, thought-provoking panel discussions and in-depth interactive Think Tanks and roundtables to enable idea sharing and benchmarking at the highest level.

Download the report for all the details!

Signavio: 7 Step Guide to Operational Excellence

Operational excellence is no longer the exception, it is the expectation of consumers. Learn how to meet and exceed these expectations with our practical 7 step guide. It provides clear, actionable steps and tips from process leaders on how to achieve operational excellence, independent of allegiances to any particular methodology.

Signavio: How to Create a Single Source of Truth - A Guide for Business Transformation

Who would have predicted that by 2018, more than 3 million workers globally will be supervised by a “robo-boss”? At least, that’s the way things are trending according to Gartner’s report “Top Strategic Predictions for 2017 and Beyond: Surviving the Storm Winds of Digital Disruption.” Change in every direction is affecting businesses faster than ever before, but this is especially true in terms of new technologies. Creating a single source of truth can help with business transformation.

Process Excellence In The Digital Age Of The Customer

A Forrester Consulting thought leadership paper commissioned by IBM on the transition from Business Process Management to Digital Process Automation

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.

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.

Top Investment Priorities: 2018

Ahead of the 2018 Exchange in Austin, Texas in April, attendees were asked what their top challenges were and where they plan to spend their budget over the next 6 - 18 months.

This infographic is a perfect snapshot to see where your competitors and peers are focusing their time, energy and most importantly money to stay ahead of digital disruption

Download the infographic for full insights.

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...

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.

OPEX 2017 Post-Event Report

Take a look at some of the themes and sessions that took place at the 2017 OPEX Exchange by downloading the Post Event Report which covers:

  • Discover key attendance stats so you can see who participated
  • Understand what your peers are investing in during 2018 and beyond
  • Find out what our delegates top projects were in 2017

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.