The world's largest operational excellence & business transformation event returns to Orlando, FL in January 2020. Download the OPEX Week 2020 Agenda Preview for your first look at the:
- 150+ world class speakers
- 125+ inspirational sessions
- Five big transformation themes
- Global OPEX Awards
- COO & Chief Transformation Officer Summit 2020
- and much more!
Plus you can discover value-led case studies from world leading organisations such as JP Morgan, GM Financial, Nokia, Walmart, Nationwide and 3M.
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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 JP Morgan where he lead strategic efforts for Product Management which includes driving Operating Model Efficiency to optimize the firm’s business.
Michael leads Citizen Bank’s Continuous Improvement Group where he and his team are responsible for identifying, designing and implementing solutions to larger business problems across the company’s commercial, consumer and shared service functions.
Their extensive experience and knowledge bring great value to OPEX Week and this exclusive article. Download now to learn more >>
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 means to a more important end, which is how to thrive in an industrial revolution. It builds upon five major foundations to do this.
- Companies either transform or die in industrial revolutions
- Digital transformation is our current generation’s attempt to transform in the face of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
- 70% of all digital transformations fail
- The surprising answer to why digital transformations fail is a lack of discipline in defining and executing the right steps for digital transformations to take off and stay ahead
- It is possible to reapply the proven checklist methodology from the airline and medical fields to improve the 70% failure rate
The battle to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution isn’t going to be easy, but it is
Discover why 70% of Digital Transformations fail, how to thrive in an industrial revolution and more with this exciting new chapter!
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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 team of development professionals, focuses entirely on the employee experience, ensuring that employees have a positive experience at their company whilst feeling engaged and empowered.
Troy Eutslerholds the position of Senior Program Manager for Leadership Development and has over 8 years of experience in this field. Troy and his team focus on manager effectiveness and ensure that frontline leaders within the company receive the best training programs and interventions to help them achieve their full potential.
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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 and cost effectiveness, many speculate that the introduction of robotic process automation (RPA), machine learning and cognitive automation will lead to an unprecedented demise in human employment.
With commentary from Stefano Pedrazzi, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Cognitive Technology and a case study from Sebastian Zeiss, VP of the Lean Management Competence Centre at Deutsche Telekom, we explore the reality behind this feared ‘career coup’ and address the prevailing need for human-touch in an increasingly automated world.