Bridging private-industry and academia, XONITEK and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville are pleased to host an Operational Excellence Round-Table discussion in Nashville, Tennessee.
The round-table will address leveraging Operational Excellence (Lean, Six-Sigma and Leadership) in driving shareholder value though business optimizations (transformational change), efficiencies (execution), and the pursuit of perfection (continuous improvement). The afternoon session is open to the public, but space is limited – so register today.
One of the main problems with companies is that their sights are often set too low-using efficiency measures that don’t reflect their operation’s full potential. Zero Loss Analysis provides a strong foundation for long-term improvement.
As buyers are becoming more demanding in their purchasing decisions’ (assuming that Near Term Revenue is coming from existing offerings) has the perceived risk of your offerings increased? Buyers still choose the offering with the least risk. How do customers and buyers rate your offering? What is the competition doing to make their offers more attractive?
As with any properly planned and executed implementation – setting up an EDI solution will take some time and effort. But the advantages and returns will far outweigh the initial investment in the near term.
Rising material and labor costs, weak consumer spending, and the collapsing housing market are hammering businesses nationwide. Many are looking for ways to re-engineer themselves to compensate for flattening growth. Lean manufacturing has emerged as a viable method for ensuring continued prosperity. Some people believe that Lean and ERP are mutually exclusive – They are not. How can there be teamwork?