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Driving and Delivering Operational Excellence


Operational excellence is a key goal for all of us, and to achieve it, we need people, processes, and technology that are all operating at peak efficiency. Tools and techniques for improving processes and technology have been available for some time, but without a clear picture of employees’ performance it was hard to gain the full benefit from these tools. User Experience Management (UEM) software provides the missing link, allowing the identification of both user problems and best practices already in use. Read this white paper to learn how to identify and replicate these best user practices to improve employee and organizational effectiveness.

achieve operational efficiency  of us, and to achieve it, we need people, processes, and technology that are all operating at peak efficiency. Tools and techniques for improving processes and technology have been available for some time, but without a clear picture of employees’ performance it was hard to gain the full benefit from these tools. User Experience Management (UEM) software provides the missing link, allowing the identification of both user problems and best practices already in use. Read this white paper to learn how to Read More

Operational Excellence: The New Lever for Profitability and Competitive Advantage


Better. Faster. Cheaper. Every company is grappling with these concepts today as economic uncertainty spreads. Though many are focusing on what to eliminate in their operations, leading firms are redoubling their efforts to find new ways to execute with greater efficiency—to achieve operational excellence without sacrificing the value their customers expect. Learn more about improving your strategic competitive advantage.

achieve operational efficiency  in Accounts Payable , Achieve Operational Excellence , Operational Excellence Project Leadership , Capture Operational Excellence , Operational Excellence Enabling . Foreword We are pleased to welcome this important study on linking operational excellence to strategy execution. The work integrates the strategy execution expertise of Palladium with the technology-enabled operational discipline of SAP. The study shows how operational excellence is a critical and necessary component for successful strategy Read More

The Challenge to Achieve Perfect Order Management


Superior order management can provide you with a competitive edge across the board. To move closer to order perfection and a truly loyal customer base, you must cost-effectively eliminate the issues preventing on-time, accurate order fulfillment. This involves every process, including planning and forecasting, acquiring and creating accurate orders and contracts, handling order changes, and resolving fulfillment and post-delivery problems.

achieve operational efficiency  without impacting other functions Achieve a lower total cost of ownership through the ability to seamlessly integrate legacy systems into CRM, SCM, and ERP solutions The path toward the perfect order equates to taking customercentric steps toward end-to-end order management, which requires operational excellence, cross-enterprise integration of processes and IT, and accessible enterprise intelligence about customers, products, services, and orders. THE EVER-CHANGING WORLD Many climate changes throughout Read More

Improving Business Efficiency with Digital Dashboards


As more business processes exist in an electronic universe, the need to manage the IT services that enable these processes increases. Business service management does this and achieves the IT alignment with the business necessary to ensure service improvement activities are prioritized with business objectives. Business service management applies the adage that if you improve IT, you improve the business. This paper presents an overview of business service management concepts and describes how Proxima Centauri provides a solution for this. It also describes how Six Sigma can be used as an underlying quality improvement process to eliminate the associated costs of poor quality.

achieve operational efficiency  help operational business managers achieve their objectives. Although the term digital dashboard is used consistently throughout the IT industry to mean a real-time information display, the subject matter of these digital dashboards varies greatly. Proxima Technologys digital dashboards are designed to improve the operational efficiency of critical IT dependent business processes. The dashboards provide insight into how well the technology enabling the business is running, together with status Read More

Sustained Growth through Operational Excellence: Spotlight on Operations


Embarking on an operational excellence strategy should not be undertaken lightly. As with most company-wide initiatives, success requires planning, commitment, measurement, and continuous follow-up. Find out what senior executives from around the world think about how to achieve operational excellence, and the questions you need to ask to develop a winning operations strategy and achieve sustained growth.

achieve operational efficiency  , Business Excellence , Achieve Operational Excellence , Striving for Operational Excellence . Preface Sustained growth through operational excellence is an Economist Intelligence Unit report sponsored by SAP. The Economist Intelligence Unit bears sole responsibility for this report. The Economist Intelligence Unit s editorial team conducted the interviews and wrote the report. The findings and views expressed in this report do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsor. Ken Waldie was the author Read More

Business Analytics for Manufacturing: Four Ways to Increase Efficiency and Performance


Find out how IBM Business Analytics software (Cognos, SPSS, TM1, etc.) is helping gain visibility into revenue and profitability performance, control costs, and manage complex supply chains.

achieve operational efficiency  IBM, business analytics, Cognos, SPSS, manufacturing, manufacturer, supply chain Read More

Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution


This whitepaper is a guide for distributors on implementing and integrating lean practices into their businesses. Lean is not just a tool, but also is a culture, philosophy, process, and methodology. A main goal in becoming more lean, to become more efficient and profitable at every iteration, can be brought about in ways such as analyzing end-to-end processes and determining how to deliver more with less and becoming more organized. Improved results from lean distribution can include increased profits, improved delivery performance, better customer satisfaction and supplier relations, and shorter lead times.

achieve operational efficiency  Lean,Distribution,Distributors,Lean implementation,kaizen,ROI,employee satisfaction,customer satisfaction,Epicor Read More

Increasing Data Center Efficiency by Using Improved High-density Power Distribution


North American server installations are uniquely inefficient because of multiple circuits, use of floor space and weight, and more. A new approach to power distribution for high-density server installations saves floor space, simplifies power cabling, saves capital cost, reduces weight, and increases electrical efficiency. Learn more about how this distribution architecture can provide you with numerous benefits.

achieve operational efficiency  proposed in this paper achieves many of the same benefits with much lower cost and complexity. Therefore, the high voltage AC distribution system is a preferred strategy to improve data center efficiency. This subject is discussed in more detail in APC White Paper #63, AC vs DC for Data Centers and Network Rooms . Conclusion There are significant advantages to using a higher voltage power distribution system in high density data centers in North America. Use of the international 230/400 V distribution Read More

Case Study: Increased Sales Efficiency and Configuring Standard Components to Order


GE Healthcare’s sales process for large-scale chromatography systems took several months and a large portion of the company’s products had to be engineered-to-order. GE Healthcare selected Tacton to deliver and implement a robust configurator solution that GE Healthcare’s global sales force now uses. Read the case study.

achieve operational efficiency  GE Healthcare, GE Healthcare success story, Tacton Configurator, chromatography system manufacturer, bills of materials, sales pricing, CPQ, order management, salesforce automation, sales cycle Read More

An Improved Architecture for High-efficiency, High-density Data Centers


Globally, data center power and cooling infrastructure wastes more than 60 million megawatt-hours per year that do not contribute usefully to powering IT equipment. This is an enormous financial burden on industry, and is a significant public policy environmental issue. Find out about the principles of a new data center architecture that can be implemented today to dramatically improve the electrical efficiency of your data center.

achieve operational efficiency  the proposed improved architecture achieve these remarkable efficiency gains? What are the new technologies, designs, and techniques that contribute to these gains? And what data supports these gains? To answer these questions, we will take a closer look at the key elements that together give rise to the improvements of the new architecture, which are: Scalable power and cooling, to avoid over-sizing Row-based cooling, to improve cooling efficiency High-efficiency UPS, to improve power efficiency 415/240 Read More

The Next Generation of Overall Equipment Efficiency


In asset-intensive industries, the need for an overall equipment efficiency (OEE) system is driven by the need to capture real-time information. When equipment operation data is automatically collected and refined by the operator, the quality and quantity of data, and the ability to access and analyze it in a specific manner can greatly help to reduce costs and maximize productivity.

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Operational Business Intelligence and Performance Management: Key Differentiators


The distinction between business performance management and operational business intelligence is sometimes unclear. Many vendor offerings overlap in terms of features and functionality, making it difficult to distinguish between the two. However, there are some differences worth exploring.

achieve operational efficiency  has been used to achieve short-term goals by analyzing daily or weekly data. Tactical decisions include identifying what products to sell and where to sell them. OBI, sometimes called enterprise business intelligence (EBI), is the extension of traditional BI. Instead of using BI as identified above, BI is embedded within business processes. What this means is that data is leveraged to help organizations make decisions based on real-time needs, with a focus on addressing business needs as opposed to Read More

Case Study: School District Increases Productivity and Efficiency with Scheduling Software


A school district in Missouri sought to optimize the booking and scheduling of its newly modernized conference and meeting spaces. Its old scheduling software was frustrating, as it was difficult to customize and configure. But after installing Meeting Room Manager, the schools are able to set specific room and equipment configurations, and post activities online as well as on a public viewing screen. Learn more.

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Enterprise Information Management: In Support of Operational, Analytic, and Governance Initiatives


In most organizations today, corporate information is managed by many tools and teams, but there’s a trend toward enterprise information management (EIM), a practice that coordinates teams and integrates tools. EIM is a best practice for creating, managing, sharing, and leveraging information in an enterprise, holistic manner that’s aligned with strategic, data-driven business objectives. See how you can achieve this.

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