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Organizational Obstacles to Agile

Agile is a robust approach to value creation.  More and more organizations are adopting Agile Software Development approach. Becoming Agile is imperative to meet and exceed customer expectations and emerging business trends.  Implementing the Agile approach to Software Development leverages significant benefits, including: Rapid design and development of new product and service offerings Revolutionizing processes […]

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Conditions for Sustainable Change

With most Transformation initiatives people gradually revert back to their old habits of doing things.  Sustainable Change Management necessitates 4 key processes: Chartering—defining the scope, rationale, and team for the change initiative. Learning—testing and refining ideas before a full-blown execution of the initiative. Mobilizing—using symbols and metaphors to engage people and gain their buy-in for […]

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Sustainable Digital Transformation

Accelerated pace of technological disruption has forced organizations to change.  It has triggered leaders to think of the ways they must adopt to survive in these challenging times. Organizations are confronting this scenario by embracing digital technologies.  Traditionally, the focus of the organizations in these Transformation initiatives has remained on speed of change.  To get […]

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4 Processes of Sustainable Change

Initiatives aimed at improving performance are often launched with great uproar, costing an organization significant investments.  Such initiatives necessitate extensive changes in the Organizational Culture and the way the enterprise systems and processes function. However, most initiatives fall short of realizing success.  Decades of scholarly research on Change Management reveals that the issues that contribute […]

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Best Practices Transfer Program: Its Significance in Driving Productivity and Becoming a Learning Organization

Most large organizations, nowadays, are determined to foster change and become agile.  Transforming into a learning organization is what they aspire to become.  To this end, they are reforming their structures, facilitating shared services operations, and enabling a streamlined core.  The main role of the streamlined core is to enable knowledge transfer across departments and […]

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Customer Experience (CX) Pyramid

Most organizations aren’t ready to deliver great Customer Experiences across all channels.  Many of them have invested heavily in conventional methods of doing business, backed by in person or over-the-phone customer experience.  This has led to creation of siloed operational structures within companies, where each silo operates individually. With the advent of digital channels, these […]

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M&A Turnaround Strategy

The impact of the global pandemic, volatile stock markets, and slowed economic outlook across the globe has hurt the performance of enterprises across the world.  The scenario has forced leaders to consider undertaking Transformation of their strategy and operations significantly. The strategy to buy out troubled businesses and determining to fix the issues that upset […]

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Continuous Process Improvement and Innovation (CPI2) Framework Simplified

Market pressures, technological disruption, and process related challenges adversely affect organizational performance, and force the organizations to continuously refine, reduce costs, and perform better.  Eventually, they start exploring the possibilities of implementing continuous process improvement or other innovation methodologies. Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) involves improving a product, service or process, either incrementally or revolutionally.  However, […]

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5 Critical Success Factors for Successful Business Transformation

Business Transformations have become a necessity in the fast-changing technological and competitive business environment.  Transformation is characterized by significant and risk-laden Restructuring of a company, with the objective of accomplishing Operational Excellence and changing its future course. Business Transformation is a priority for many top executives but it is usually a reaction to challenging circumstances […]

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Strategic Cost Reduction: Good vs. Bad Costs

Disruption is creating opportunities for some businesses and threats for the others.  As a matter of fact, it was considered one the most significant concerns by the CEOs in a PwC 2016 global survey.  A significant percentage (70%) of the leaders in the survey were planning to implement a cost reduction initiative, owing to low […]

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7 Principles of Business Process Reengineering (BPR)

With the advancement in technology, the usual emphasis on cost, growth, and control has been replaced by a laser focus on innovation, customer service, quality, and employee empowerment.  Obsolete business processes, disjointed organizations, fragmented work routines, and complex performance management mechanisms in traditional firms have not been able to cope with the revolutionary business models […]

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5 Obstacles Impeding the Adoption of Automation by the Logistics Sector

Digital Transformation has propelled technologies and innovation in Logistics.  Artificial Intelligence is taking charge of a number of repetitive logistics tasks.  Organizations are benefiting from Automation in streamlining their cumbersome processes and cutting down delivery times. Automation is profoundly affecting the way Logistics are handled.  It is disrupting the entire Logistics Supply Chain, not just […]

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