antidote

The Antidote for VUCA is OODA

The date is September 15, 2008.  The crisis in subprime mortgages had been going on for a little over a year.  It was triggered in the last half of 2006 when house prices began to fall as the housing bubble in the United States burst.  This caused those who had taken NINJA (No Income, No Job, or Assets) loans to buy…

Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma – Reality or a Myth?

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.” —John F. Kennedy It seems at every conference, symposium, or other gathering of thought leaders for higher learning where the topic is Lean Six Sigma, many of the attendees—and almost all of…

Operational Excellence

Contingent Workforce Weekly, Episode 206: Discussion with Joseph F. Paris, Author and “Operational Excellence” Guru

Welcome to another edition of the Contingent Workforce Weekly podcast, sponsored by Shiftgig. This week’s podcast features a discussion with Joseph F. Paris, Jr., author of State of Readiness and an expert in “operational excellence.” Joseph and I chat about: The link between talent engagement and operational excellence. What the Gig Economy means for businesses that are trying to achieve operational…

Global Back Office & Operational Efficiency Summit

The dynamics of global market is changing extremely fast making every business a struggle for both business owners and customers in different dimensions. In such circumstances being at the forefront of Operational Efficiency and Technology Innovation is an inevitable. It provides leverage and plays a huge part in successfully increasing performance to sky rocket revenues,…