How do businesses prepare for the second wave of COVID? The second, and bigger, wave is upon us in a huge way here in the U.S. What can your business do to weather the storm? Let’s look at how businesses, employees, and consumers in extreme weather climates adapt for some tips.
Processes must evolve as circumstances change. Business execution lessons from the 2020 election mixed with the Covid-19 pandemic and mail-in ballots. What can you and your business learn from the execution of the voting process across the US?
Who would have thought, getting new eyeglasses would bring a new perspective? It was Friday, October 30th, when I got new lenses installed in my glasses. For an hour, I could not read anything: my phone, the menu at the restaurant, the bill, etc. Weird. I needed to kill time Read more…
There are often significant breakdowns in the configure-price-quote (CPQ) processes to support configurable products.
The biggest breakdown for manufacturers is the practice of creating a unique bill of material for each order configuration.
An eye-opening observation about COVID, the economy and business. Like the rest of us who’ve been taking “stay home and stay safe” seriously, I had only minimally experienced, first hand, how the shutdown has impacted so many industries.
What executives with configurable products & services want for their businesses, employees, and customers.
-Increased market share
-Improved operating margins
-Lean the business–eliminate waste
As a business leader, one of our top skills to master is to disagree without being disagreeable.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, who died this past Friday, the 18th of September, 2020 was a shining example of that skill.
What does product rationalization mean? It is the action of making a company, process, or industry more efficient, especially by dispensing with superfluous personnel or equipment.
Often, product rationalization is done behind closed doors within companies or even in the boardroom.