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Recommended articles from the world of Operations, Industry 4.0, Growth and sustainable change: insights, ideas and perspectives.

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Axisto - Intelligent Automation

A Quick Guide to Intelligent Automation

Intelligent Automation (IA) for better business outcomes through streamlining and scaling decision making across businesses.
Axisto - Change Insider

PREDICTABLE AND RELIABLE CHANGE

The Change Insider® provides fact-based guidance for differentiated interventions to successfully deliver your change initiative.
Zero-based Budgeting for cost reduction and growth.

Zero-based budgeting – make strategy happen

Zero-based budgeting reconfigures your cost structure, releases investment funds, accelerates growth and creates value. Make strategy happen.
Axisto - Inventory reduction

More Cash – Lower Inventory – Better Service

Disciplined working capital management drives good operational and financial performance. Inventory optimisation poses the biggest challenge.
How process mining creates value in the supply chain

How process mining creates value in the supply chain

Process mining creates transparency and visibility across the supply chain and enables fact-based decisions real-time optimisation of flows.

Microsoft’s Kate Crawford: ‘AI is neither artificial nor intelligent’

The AI researcher on how natural resources and human labour drive machine learning and the regressive stereotypes that are baked into its algorithms
Zero-based Budgeting for cost reduction and growth.

Cut Costs and Grow Fast

Smart cost cutting will prune a company back to health and free up the cash to provide oxygen for growth drivers.
Why Industry 4.0 implementations get stuck

Many Industry 4.0 implementations get stuck. Find out how to prevent this.

In first instance, do not focus too much on just the technical side of the transformation. Instead, concentrate on skilful change management.
How come winners accelerate profitability during and after a recession.

Winners accelerate their profitability during and after a recession. What do they do differently?

Winning companies accelerate their profitability during and after a recession, These are the 7 defining actions that enable it.
how-to-create-value-in-industrials

How to create value in Industrials?

This paper will give you an insight into how you can create value in Industrials. Margin improvement is key.
Organisational alignment

Organisational alignment – why and how?

Alignment in the organization is important to be able to achieve goals at speed and to be able to respond quickly to changing circumstances.

Isn’t there an opportunity in every challenge? – Part 6 – RPA

Gartner sees RPA as a key element of a digital operating model. RPA delivers operational improvements and is a gateway to AI.

Isn’t there an opportunity in every challenge? – Part 5 – Performance Management Systems

An effective Performance Management System is a core element of a high-performing company. Unfortunately, it is often not in order.

Isn’t there an opportunity in every challenge? – Part 4 – Process Mining

Process Mining is a data-driven analysis technique to analyse and monitor business processes objectively.

Isn’t there an opportunity in every challenge? – Part 3 – Strategy Deployment.

Strategy Deployment is an effective method to develop organisational alignment and to develop ownership of objectives.

Isn’t there an opportunity in every challenge? – Part 2 – Zero-based Alignment.

Zero-based Alignment changes your game. Zero-based Alignment ensures that every Euro spent supports your vision and ambition.

Isn’t there an opportunity in every challenge? – Part 1 – Successfully implementing change.

Implementing change is difficult; only 30% of the initiatives are successful. With our Change Insider you increase this to 95%.