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OPEX Summer 2020 | Preview Event Guide & Agenda

OPEX Summer 2020 | Preview Event Guide & Agenda

We Californified OPEX Week in the best way possible, because we want to inject some golden state of mind into your OPEX vision. We’re all about real, actionable, game-changing insights. Lessons learned that you can apply whether you’re on the Board, or the boots on the ground. No death by PowerPoint, no broken-records, and no sales patter. The West Coast cool-kid execs of OPEX are back in August 24-28, 2020 with an incredible three days of learning, networking and business development opportunities, for every transformation challenge and opportunity.

OPEX Summer | Empowering Gen Z to Transform your business

OPEX Summer | Empowering Gen Z to Transform your business

Generation Z, born from the mid 1990s, are bringing completely new challenges to legacy and start-up businesses alike. Instead of being thrown off by the energy of this new generation, William Begeny, the current Senior Vice President of Digital Transformation at Edelman, believes that empowering this generation could completely transform your business.

OPEX Summer | Lean Interview - Has Lean Had it's Day?

OPEX Summer | Lean Interview - Has Lean Had it's Day?

Lean has been a core part of Process Excellence for years and has been the plank of many a successful career: think of all those Black Belt and Master Black Belt courses on offer at business schools, not to mention adorning the profiles of members on LinkedIn. So we asked some of the leading lights of PEX - many of them deeply embedded in the world of Lean Six Sigma - a provocative question: has Lean had its day? 

Hear from multiple OPEX experts as they delve into the conversation of what is the future of Lean and how has the idea and practice changed. 

OPEX Summer | Uncovering Possibilities with Design Thinking

OPEX Summer | Uncovering Possibilities with Design Thinking

Ahead of the Design thinking Workshop Day at OPEX Summer, we spoke with Karen Tilstra and Richard Paul of the Florida Hospital Innovation Lab to discuss the importance of design thinking in the 21st century. Giving us an insight into the success of their Innovation Lab, discover how design thinking can transform the basis of your business with two thought leaders who are moving ahead of the innovation game.

Change Fatigue, Your Guide To Recovery

Change Fatigue, Your Guide To Recovery

Too many changes can leave anyone feeling demoralized, unmotivated and stressed – change fatigue, in other words. We asked some leading names from the OPEX world for their opinion on how change fatigue happens, how you can identify it early, and what steps you can take to manage it.



OPEX Summer 2019 | Sample Delegate List of Attendees

OPEX Summer 2019 | Sample Delegate List of Attendees

Who attended the show in 2019? Download the Sample Delegate List to explore who you could be networking with

OPEX Summer | When PEX met… Walmart's Vice President Supply Chain Performance

OPEX Summer | When PEX met… Walmart's Vice President Supply Chain Performance

If your business is surrounded by hostile enemies, think about Walmart: making changes in such a large organization is difficult, and competitors are keen to get a slice of the action, whether that’s through competing on  price or convenience. Is the traditional supermarket struggling to keep up?

Chris Glover, Vice President Supply Chain Performance, Walmart NA, talks about changing customer behavior, external threats and how operational excellence is rising to the challenges. We look key aspects of customer psychology, the risks of failure, and how attitude and culture really do make a difference to the success of a business. 


OPEX Summer | Creating the Ideal BPM Focused Organization

OPEX Summer | Creating the Ideal BPM Focused Organization

In this article, we speak with Matthew Morgan to discuss how organizations can ensure they are implement Business Process Management (BPM) effectively within their business. Matthew shares his insight into the importance of designing organizations to be centered on the function, as well as taking time to plan and define what you want the function to achieve. But above all, utilizing BPM comes with recruiting the right people for the job. Read on to discover: 

  •          What BPM can do for your business
  •          The steps you should take to ensure you’re creating a tailored BPM strategy
  •         As well as ensuring how to recruit the right people for your BPM project.