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OPEX Week 2020 Event Guide

The world's largest operational excellence & business transformation event returns to Orlando, FL in January 2020. Download the OPEX Week 2020 Event Guide to explore and discover:150+ world class speakersFive big transformation themes

The Global State of Process Excellence

The PEX Report 2020: Global State of Process Excellence

What are the opportunities that lie beyond transformation? What will OPEX look like in 2020? How are the world's leading experts in OPEX and Business transformation revolutionizing strategies to deliver growth, innovation and excellence? Find out now in the highly anticipated 2020 PEX Report.Get everything you need to navigate business...

Brand New Resources

An OPEX Leader's Guide to: The Automation Journey

We are all seeking faster, leaner and more efficient processes and there is little doubt that automation tools are of the most powerful solutions for making this a reality. But with 70% of digital transformation efforts ending in failure, the decision of how, when and where to introduce this technology...

Diversity: What's OPEX got to do with it?

What is Diversity and Inclusion? What is Diversity of Thought? What does D&I have to do with Diversity of Thought?It's a topic that is often over looked in the OPEX world but there has never been a more appropriate time to discuss the value and meaning of diversity and inclusion...

An OPEX Leaders Guide to Design Thinking

On the path to operational excellence and in pursuit of business transformation, Design Thinking offers a way for implementers of change to apply a systematic approach to handling problems and generating solutions, while encouraging ‘out of the box thinking’ that results in the creation of the right features for the...

Data and Analytics: The Key to Your Business Transformation

As more and more organizations evolve their ways of working, data and analytics are increasingly recognized as a critical component of their digitization and transformation efforts. In this introductory whitepaper, we explore how and why data and analytics should be adopted as a critical component in achieving a holistic business...

Leadership Lessons with America's first female Four-Star General Ann Dunwoody

General Ann Dunwoody is the former commanding general of one of the Army’s largest commands, the U.S. Army Materiel Command. She is the first woman in U.S. military history to achieve a four-star officer rank, and U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno called her “quite simply the best...

All or Nothing: A Holistic Approach to Business Transformation

Today, business transformation leaders and operational excellence practitioners are provided with a unique opportunity to ‘flip-the-script’ on institutionalized ways of working and with more than a good reason for doing so. However, regardless of the explicit necessity for this change, challenges to transformation still persist; the largest of which is...

Live scribes! Exclusive OPEX Week 2020 presentation insights

How are the worlds No.1 brands achieving, growth, turnaround & holistic transformation? How are they creating a culture, revolutionizing process strategies and embracing digital all in the name of transformation? Find out now from the biggest leaders in operational excellence and business transformation.

OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit 2020

COO & Chief Transformation Officer Summit Agenda

Transformation is a must no matter which industry you are in, and it starts from the very top!Together with the COO, Chief Transformation Officers are tasked to make bold, fast and innovative decisions to spearhead the business through their strategic business and digital transformations. Following last year’s success, OPEX Week:...

OPEX Week 2020 Sample Attendee List

Discover the leading organisations joining OPEX Week 2020 this coming January in Orlando, FL. Will you be joining the likes of Hertz, McDonald's, Nike, Serco, Goldman Sachs and 3M?

A Guide to the OPEX Awards

This quick guide to the 2020 OPEX Awards provides key information about all 8 awards categories, the application process and what will make you stand out from the crowd when applying. The guide also contains a quick fire interview, providing exclusive insight into the judges who will be deciding who...

OPEX Week - 2019 Post Show Report

This year (2019) we celebrated the 20th Anniversary of #OPEXWeek with the biggest speaker line up any OPEX and business transformation event has ever seen, matched by an agenda packed full of thought provoking case studies, workshops and discussion groups. Not to mention the parties!The OPEX Week 2019 Post Show...

OPEX Awards 2020 Application Guidelines

The OPEX Awards Application Guidelines highlights key information to assist you in successfully completing your awards application. Download to discover judging criteria for each category, the rules, guidelines and more. Good luck in your application!

Exclusive Resources

Combining Methodologies To Achieve Operational Excellence

We speak with business transformation leaders Mesbah Haque, JP Morgan, and Michael Stober, Citizens Bank, about the practical applications of combining business methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma, Design Thinking and Agile to drive operational excellence.Who are Mesbah Haque and Michael Stober?Mesbah was the Vice President of Global Technology at...

Data Driven Transformation with Motorola Solutions

We speak with Heidi Hattendorf, Director of Business Innovation & Transformation at Motorola Solutions about the applications and rewards of data as well as the challenges of driving a multi-year transformation.Heidi discusses:Her role at Motorola Solutions and what it involvesThe cultural impact of a Digital TransformationThe challenges of driving a...

Why Digital Transformations Fail by Tony Saldanha

Exclusively for OPEX Week, Tony Saldanha, Former VP of Global Business Services at P&G and Thought Leader has provided an excerpt of his new book "Why Digital Transformations Fail - The surprising disciplines of how to take off and stay ahead""This book is about understanding why digital transformations fail, as a...

PEX Network Annual Report: The Global State of Process Excellence

Process Excellence has a place in every organization - from the kitchen table startups to the biggest players on the planet, your purpose is to make work more efficient, more productive and more profitable. Our purpose is to give you the information you need to achieve this. For twenty years,...

Top 5 Challenges in Business Transformation: USA vs Europe

‘The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.’ - Rupert MurdochWith almost 900 business transformation, continuous improvement and process/operational excellence leaders taken part in the 2018-2019 State of the Industry Process Excellence Survey, we take a look at...

The Building Blocks For Continuous Improvement

Over the past 15 years, LEGO has achieved what has come to be appreciated as the greatest U-turn in corporate history. In 2004 the Danish-born company was drowning in $800m of debt and was being hit by a 30% loss in sales year-on-year.Despite being arguably the most recognizable toy brand...

How to Drive a Successful Digital Transformation

How can businesses adapt and continuously improve in the new digital world? What are the critical drivers and inhibitors for a successful digital transformation? What are the biggest mistakes that you can avoid? Get all the answers from Digital Transformation Expert, Mark Etwaru!Mark Etwaru is an independent management consultant and...

Transforming Leadership: Driving Successful Business

We interviewed leaders in the Employee Experience and Leadership Development sphere, Kathryn Payne and Troy Eutsler, about transforming leadership and the importance of individuals in achieving operational excellence.Kathryn Payne holds the title of Senior Manager of Employee Experience and boasts 20 years of experience in this position. Kathryn, alongside her...

Taking The Robot Out of The Human: Featuring Perspective From a Process Mining Leader

In a competitive global market, the ability to improve and update organisational processes is an essential trait on the path to operational excellence. Presenting a multitude of game-changing opportunities, the boom in automated technology implementation is transforming the way many companies envision themselves today. Offering superior abilities in proficiency, consistency...

Linking Blockchain and Business Process Management

How will Blockchain revolutionize the world of business process management? Find out in this article with Roop Singh and PEX Network's Editor, Ian Hawkins.Roop is an authority on Digital Transformation, Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain Architecture and an AI Enthusiast. He is and experienced business transformation leader, trainer, and speaker...

Free e-Books

[eBook] The Process Revolution

Global process improvement expert Craig Reid summarizes the key issues, the “hot spots” that organizations face today and how they can start to focus their efforts to become truly customer-centric. There are a multitude of handbooks explaining methodologies, tools and techniques on how to implement process improvement – but this...

[eBook] Fundamentals of Manifesting The Transformative Leader Within - Series 1

How do you successfully identify needed change, create a vision and guide through inspiration? How do you execute change in tandem with a committed team? Get the answers in this insightful eBook series by Amir Ghannad get the keys to unlocking the your transformative leader within. Download your copy now:

[eBook] Fundamentals of Manifesting The Transformative Leader Within - Series 2

Leaders are called to not just manage change but to lead transformations that bring about a step change in the results, capability, and the level of fulfillment of their team members. In Part 2 of The Transformative Leader eBook series, Amir Ghannad explores how you can expand your influence, your...

Solution Provider Resources

Floorplan | OPEX Week Business Transformation World Summit 2018

OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit is unique. It is the largest, most progressive event for this community, attracting over 800 attendees earlier this year. Our attendees are actively looking for your solutions to improve their projects, and sponsoring the event gets you face-to-face interactions with the entire decision-making unit...