Category Archives: Operations
June 6, 2017 . .
Over the last several years, a huge number of great technologies and applications with the potential to transform a business have reached the market. Some of these tech tools have been a great success, others not so much. To help navigate this maze of products, we reached out to several tech leaders and asked them for [...]Read More
April 25, 2017 . .
This is a guest blog post by FX Risk Consultant Pascale Hansen. We all negotiate, from cradle to grave. Some of these negotiations can be life-changing in either our career or personal life. Ideally, we aim to create win-win negotiations every time, but the reality is that negotiations often get heated, competitive, or derailed because of [...]Read More
January 31, 2017 . .
Traditionally, IT has been seen as a cost center. An area that companies dump money into and receive no measurable results. What if I told you it doesn’t have to be this way? What if IT could be strategic? That’s what we’re going to talk about today – IT Strategy. The first thing to understand is [...]Read More
December 6, 2016 . .
Productivity and Paperclips I once came across some paperclips in a desk drawer. The desk was one of many pieces of furniture that were recently purchased from an auction where the assets of a bankrupt business were being liquidated for pennies on the dollar. It was enough furniture to completely outfit an office. When I reached into [...]Read More
This blog discusses two great movies: Remember the Titans and Invictus. These movies offer us great opportunities to think about leadership, integrity, overcoming adversity, change management, merging cultures, team building, and taking the high road. I am just going to share a few question for you to think about after enjoying the films. Culture and Team [...]Read More
November 1, 2016 . .
Wow! What a tremendous experience. Incrementa’s first virtual conference, IMCon2016, is over! With a total of 18 sessions, covering building your foundation, hiring the right people, operations, innovation and growth, we had all the insights you needed for helping your business be more successful. If you missed out on the conference – don’t worry! Stay tuned to [...]Read More
October 20, 2016 . .
My wife thinks that I’m crazy…all because I feel gloomy about the economy, and yet at the same time, I feel invigorated to achieve operational improvement. Why? I’ve ridden enough financial meltdown rodeos to be able to recognise the warning signs. In case I’m right, we should start using our 20/20 hindsight and look for [...]Read More
October 18, 2016 . .
Incrementa has put together 19 expert-led, free webinars to help your manufacturing business be more successful. From hiring the right people, to operational excellence, to growth, Incrementa’s Manufacturing Conference has everything covered. October 24-28, 2016 All sessions are online and free Register Now “But my business is not a manufacturing business…” We have you covered! Many of our sessions [...]Read More
October 7, 2016 . .
Your local manufacturing community is very active over the next couple months! There are a number of Manufacturing Community events that you can attend to be inspired and motivated to take the next steps to bring your manufacturing business to it’s full potential. On top of Incrementa’s Manufacturing Conference, groups such as the CME, APICS and [...]Read More
October 6, 2016 . .
The manufacturing industry is poised for its next revolution. Just as it was with the industrial revolution, technology is once again changing the rules. Are you ready to keep up? 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Additive Manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is the ultimate next step for manufacturers. Imagine turning prototypes around in hours, not weeks. Printing parts [...]Read More