Standardization: A Key Success Factor for Digital Transformation

Digital transformation deploys technology to perform tasks with the goals to transform operations and better serve customers. It is a significant undertaking. It requires capital as well as extensive effort to prioritize, streamline, and automate tasks and processes. A key success factor for automation is standardization because: Variation adds complexity… [More]

Who Do You Need on Your Digital Business Transformation Team?

The pandemic has sped up digital transformation in diverse industries. Transformation initiatives are major undertakings that have widespread implications throughout the business. It is more than selecting a technology to automate processes and tasks. Therefore, it is crucial to have the right people on the transformation team. Here are several… [More]

How to Prioritize What to Preserve, Strengthen, and Transform for Your Business

  The strategic roadmap for a business evolves to align with customer needs and technology advancement. There are many variables to consider. It is a complex, yet manageable process to sieve through options. A central idea to incorporate in the strategy development process is to evaluate and prioritize what you… [More]

The Marvel of Pokémon

Pokémon just celebrated its 25th anniversary in the role-playing game business in February. It continues to draw a loyal following and a massive community around the world. Since the release of the first video game in 1996, the franchise bolds successes beyond the games arena. It has a hit television… [More]

Driving Operational Excellence with Low-code Applications

Operational excellence improves the bottom-line and delivers consistent service to the customers. Internal operational issues not only impact employees, they do affect the customers. The benefits of investing in operational excellence include streamlining product development, service delivery, customer acquisition and support. Undertaking an operational excellence initiative usually involves multiple departments… [More]

The Skill Gaps that Need Attention Now

Digital transformation has picked up speed as businesses adopt technology to overcome challenges presented by the health guidelines as a result of the coronavirus. Process automation software, robotics, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, and video meeting platform are examples of technologies implemented. These technologies expedite work streams and support work activities… [More]

The Post-pandemic Operating Model

With the economy slowly re-opening, businesses are rapidly reviewing the health safety guidelines they need to follow. The decisions business leaders make and the procedures to be put in place will be critical to the well-being of their customers and employees. The last thing anyone wants to see is chaos… [More]

How to Overcome Top 5 Operational Excellence Challenges

Customer expectations and competition continue to exert pressures on businesses to strive for operational excellence. Despite a familiar topic for executives and senior leaders, there is still ample room to grow and excel in creating exceptional customer value through operational excellence. A recent survey conducted by Proqis on the Global… [More]

How to Lead a Successful Business Transformation

Business transformation introduces massive change to diverse aspects of a business. The initiative consumes capital, time and effort. McKinsey research has shown that success rate is lower than 30%. The larger the business, the more complex and challenging it is to achieve the anticipated improvements and sustain them. To be… [More]

Getting Employees on Board with Change

With transformation initiatives sprouting across industries, getting employees on board with change is key to success. Change resistance is inevitable. It is a damper to the speed of implementation and employee morale. By understanding their change readiness, businesses can develop an effective plan for change management. There are four key… [More]

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