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OPEX & Business Transformation Europe Blog

OPEX Top 10 Transformational BS (Bogus Statements): PMO-Driven Programs

Anthony Shingleton, VP Business Development EMEA at Simpler Consulting (an IBM company) shares why PMO-driven programs fail to deliver the desired result of long lasting change.

OPEX Top 10 Transformational BS (Bogus Statements): Outsourcing

Anthony Shingleton, VP Business Development EMEA at Simpler Consulting (an IBM company) shares why outsourcing isn't always the 'silver bullet' that businesses hope it will be.

What Can Legacy Companies Learn From Start-Ups?

Redefining the way that organisations are operated and how consumers interact with them, the thriving entrepreneurial start-up culture that we live in today can not be overlooked.

OPEX in Action: Adapting for Cultural Differences ft. Pedro Hernandez, Eni

Pedro Hernandez is a Worldwide Operational Excellence Senior Advisor at Eni. Here, he shares some insight into his work at Eni and explains his methods for overcoming cultural differences when teaching OPEX principles across a global company.

OPEX Top 10 Transformational BS (Bogus Statements): Change Fatigue

Anthony Shingleton, VP Business Development EMEA at Simpler Consulting (an IBM company) explores one of the many OPEX 'urban legends': the myth of the change fatigue curse.

Digital Transformation Through Process Improvement

What digital transformation looks like will greatly vary for every company. However, in order to start this transition, it is important to first know why it is needed in your company, and where.

From Fancy Claims to Hard Reality

Business Transformation and OPEX Executive Dr. Morphis Tsalikidis explores the patterns that emerge during OPEX deployments and offers advice for ensuring that reality meets expectation.

Operational Excellence is not Something New

There is a lot of content exploring OPEX and its companion disciplines – but Operational Excellence Society founder Joseph F. Paris Jr. argues that these concepts aren't as “new” as some would have you believe.

An Open Letter to OPEX and Business Transformation Leaders

In 2019, business transformations that are more holistic, more disciplined and enterprise-wide tend to be the most successful. Are you geared up for change?

Speed Leadership for the Digital Age

Lean Leadership expert Dr. Bob Emiliani provides the groundwork for those seeking to shape an image of leadership that aligns with the needs and demands of the digital age.