Realizing the Value in Business Processes

I had a very busy May with speaking engagements at the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) NJ Due Diligence Conference followed by the ACG-NY Manufacturing & Logistics Conference and wrapping it up by delivering a paper on Operational Excellence at the Institute for Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference in Vancouver. The underlying theme of all of these speaking engagements was the importance of…


IIE Annual Conference and Expo

Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference and Exposition 2008 How Businesses Take Flight The Westin Bayshore (Vancouver, BC, Canada) May 17 – 21, 2008   XONITEK Corporation’s President, Joseph Paris, will be participating in the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference and Expo.  His presentation, titled “Applying Lean-Six Sigma to the Process Industry Front Office”, focuses on how the Front Office, in…


Never go into the bush alone

In 1996, my first assignment to South Africa for XONITEK was being hired by Macola-South Africa to train their personnel – and the personnel of their resellers – on how to implement Macola’s ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution. It was a very turbulent time in South Africa; apartheid had just ended, there was a new government, the…