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Why Do Many Digital Transformations Fail? The Company Doesnít Focus Enough on Culture

Only 17% of Companies That Neglect Workplace Culture in Their Digital Transformation Efforts Improve Performance, While 90% of Companies That Prioritize Culture Thrive, According to The Boston Consulting Group


Companies recognize that they need to imbue their operations with digital technology in order to survive and thrive. Yet most major change efforts focused on digital innovation do not improve company performance because leaders are not focused enough on people and digital culture, according to research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The results are reported in the article “It’s Not a Digital Transformation Without a Digital Culture.”

“Culture provides the guidelines that steer employees to make choices that adv

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2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

With all signals pointing toward a good year, manufacturers have a decision to make. They can enjoy the strong economy while it lasts or look to the future and invest in technologies that will help them build a stronger organization that can prosper through economic shifts. Last year, the common thread throughou  >>

S&OP Innovation Summit: Advancing Partnerships For S&OP Excellence

The S&OP Innovation Summit is a must-attend event to understand the current challenges and solutions supply chain professionals are facing today. This summit will equip you with the tools to streamline your S&OP processes to ensure efficiency in your organisation and drive overall profit. Topics on t ...

S&OP Innovation Summit: Advancing Partnerships For S&OP Excellence

25+ Industry Speakers & 100+ delegates: the S&OP Innovation Summit brings together senior operations and supply chain professionals. Through keynote presentations, panel sessions and networking discussions, you will cover a breadth of topics on S&OP and supply chain. You will gain stra ...

Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018: Redefining Your Supply Chain Through Data

The Supply Chain Innovation Summit brings together leading industry professionals for two days of insight into innovations and challenges in the supply chain process. A regulated and effective supply chain increases a business' efficiency, capacity and bottom line. Thought leaders from companies across the g ...

Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018: Redefining Your Supply Chain Through Data

This conference gathers the world’s most dynamic and senior executives operating within supply chain and inventory management.     ...


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Last update 5 Sep 2018
August PMI signals strong growth despite dipping to nine-month low
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

Reimagining the Digital Control Tower: Modern, Resilient, Intuitive

It has been two decades since the logistics industry created the control tower, addressing the challenge of accounting for inventory in motion / at rest and providing greater visibility for 3PLs, distributors, retaile...


Local & Regional Agenda

Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

After-sales service as a driver for word-of-mouth and customer satisfaction: insights from the automotive industry

This study aims to study the effect of the after-sales service experience and its quality on overall customer satisfaction and word-of-mouth (WOM) within the automotive industry. Based on the additional marketing mix ele...

International Agenda