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Full Electronic Data Integration: How a review of Business-to-Business transactions processes can help save businesses up to 65 Euros per procurement

January 23, 2012 • OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Steve Hill In his 2010 study into business-to-business payment processes, Alessandro Perego said that electronic invoicing was a “competitiveness lever.” You might also like: 21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid Intense Disruption Mining Actionable Information with Smart Capture: INTERVIEW WITH ENNO LUECKEL, EPHESOFT Take Back

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Quality for ALL: The Power Of LEO

January 23, 2012 • OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Subir Chowdhury The “New” Face of Quality
At a time when we have, more than ever, an abundance of impressive management tools to help us ratchet up performance, many businesses have made only marginal gains. Companies have invested huge quantities of

Operationalising Excellence: Making it Happen – Part II

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Sean Culey It is easy to look good in a boom.
It is a lesson that the executives at Chaos Corp have learnt the hard way.   You might also like: Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early The Future of Gender Equality, from School to

Operationalising Excellence: Making it Happen – Part I

November 24, 2011 • LEADERSHIP, OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Sean Culey In the last edition of The European Business Review, my article called ‘The 7 Keys to Unlocking Organisational Greatness’ was published, in which I identified seven key elements of a business that need to be aligned and integrated in order

How Electronic Document Interchange delivers the goods for FMCG businesses: a case study

September 28, 2011 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Ian Ford In a business where timing and efficiency is critical, FirstB2B’s EDI solution handles a complex sequence of electronic messages effortlessly, ensuring things happen when they’re supposed to. You might also like: Big Data: Big Deal or Big

Outsourcing: Debunking the myths and unveiling the realities

September 28, 2011 • OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By buyingTeam Firmly entrenched misconceptions surround outsourcing, and they are holding many companies back from maximising the potential benefits from this fundamentally important tool. You might also like: The Digital Revolution is an Evolution for the

The 7 Keys to Unlocking Organisational Greatness

July 20, 2011 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, People Management, Business Process, Leadership Development, Strategic Spotlight, Supply Chain, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By Sean Culey Sean Culey, member of the European Leadership Team of the Supply Chain Council and CEO of business improvement consultancy SEVEN Collaborative Solutions, discusses the challenges of creating organisation wide process integration, strategic

The Four Challenges of Supply Chain Transparency

July 20, 2011 • OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Steve New and Dana Brown In this article we examine a key business question: how much should organizations know about their extended supply base, and what should they do with this information? This question has become of urgent practical significance for

A Word About Dynamic Supply Chains: Delivering value through people

July 20, 2011 • OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By John Gattorna The key to successful supply chain management is recognising that it’s people who really drive the living supply chains that are at the heart of businesses. In this article, Dr. John Gattorna, author of Dynamic Supply Chains: delivering

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)- Outsourcing and Shared Service Programmes

July 9, 2011 • OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

Increasingly, value is created from successful collaboration of stakeholders connected in a network. Therefore outsourcing solutions must capture opportunities and navigate risk across these extended business networks. You might also like: 21st Century