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Contributor: William Botha
Posted: 06/30/2017
William Botha

Effective lean leadership is essential for creating a culture of continuous improvement. In this exclusive interview William Botha, Operational Excellence Principal Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, shares his insights on what it takes to be a successful lean leader, the importance of senior leadership commitment and utilizing demonstrated training to establish a culture of quality across the organizationRead more

Contributor: Martin Ford
Posted: 06/01/2017
Martin Ford

Martin Ford – author of Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future – warns that artificial intelligence is poised to revolutionize the workplace.Read more

Contributor: Penny Cortez
Posted: 05/30/2017
Penny Cortez

Penny Cortez, Director, Cultural Transformation and Change Management at Chevron Upstream and key speaker at OPEX Week Australia, led the cultural transformation effort for one of Chevron’s largest business units in Africa. In this interview she speaks to the PEX Network about transforming global businesses through cultural change and the impact this is having on operational efficiency. Cortez also shares her top tip for effectively leveraging the power of culture to achieve more sustainable transformations and five opportunities for improvement to better align people and process.Read more

Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 04/18/2017
Andrea Charles

Sébastien Meunier, Senior Manager, Chappuis Halder & Co. discusses the threat digital disruption poses for incumbents, and how the industry is moving towards increasing personalization, decentralization and better risk management. Meunier also shares his insights 4 ways blockchain is transforming business.Read more

Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 03/31/2017
Andrea Charles

Paul Snead, Business Architect at ING shares his insights with Andrea Charles, Senior Editor, PEX Network on how business architecture is creating an "enterprise service view" and bridging the gap between strategy and operational excellence. Snead also reveals what makes a successful business architecture team.Read more

Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 03/30/2017
Andrea Charles

Craig Bedell, Global Insurance Industry Executive, IBM Watson has over thirty years experience in P&C insurance. Ahead of the 4th Annual OPEX Insurance: Disruptive Transformation Summit, advisory board member Bedell reveals his insights on the rapid and vast change in the insurance industry and his top pointers for leveraging digital transformation to bring together operational excellence and innovation.Read more

Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 03/30/2017
Andrea Charles

Spiros Margaris is an internationally renowned venture capitalist and adviser to FinTech and InsurTech companies and financial institutions, and globally ranked as a No. 1 FinTech & No. 2 InsurTech Influencer by Onalytica. Spiros is a member of the advisory board for the 4th Annual OPEX Insurance: Disruptive Transformation Summit, the PEX Network caught up with Spiros to find out what is next for InsurTech and how it will impact operational excellence and business transformation in the insurance industry.Read more

Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 03/16/2017
Andrea Charles

“In the process industry and the commodities areas, I believe that rapid change and rapid results that we observe are focused on increased speed of continuous process development for improving the safety of the workers, sustainable performance and operational cost”. Ahead of OPEX Week Business Transformation Europe Summit key speaker Kai Johansen, Director, Operational Excellence Glencore Nikkelverk shares his thoughts on rapid change and process excellence.Read more

Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 03/06/2017
Andrea Charles
Over the last decade we have witnessed dramatic technological change impacting business on all levels. The challenge for every financial institution is keeping a pace of that change and selecting the right technologies to improve their operational effectiveness. The level and complexity of the tools now available require employees to take on... Read more
Contributor: Andrea Charles
Posted: 03/01/2017
Andrea Charles

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.Read more

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