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At the recent CompeteFor: Supply Chain Summit, I gave a keynote on the hidden benefits of collaboration. The single message that connected with Infrastructure-UK, Thames Tideway, Laing o’Rourke, Kier and Balfour Beatty, was the need to be innovative. 1,362 more words
In the past year, I’ve found myself making more online purchases then normal. I ended buying a lot of used DVD’s of movies I wanted to watch, and I went through a phase where I bought a bunch of old Gameboy games to fulfill my nostalgia. 317 more words
In today’s budget-conscious environment, process improvements alone will not move an organization forward. A deeper culture shift is necessary. With advancing technology and FM software capabilities, the industry best practices for facilities operations is trending to a more streamlined and improvement-oriented facilities approach. 143 more words
A factory and all its glory is a business asset. Within a factory, you have many things at play: people, processes, technology, culture, waste, organizations and sub-organizations, hierarchy, opportunities, dreams, breakthroughs, failures, successes, entitlements, disenfranchisement, rewards, consequences – this list can go on forever. 759 more words
Medical device manufacturers face continuing challenges to reduce cost without lowering quality. At the same time, a key benefit of globalization has been the emergence of health care market growth opportunities as the quality of medical care improves in densely populated emerging markets such as China and India. 341 more words