To survive – and even thrive – in today’s business environment, we need to be able to react quickly to changing conditions in the market. We need to be able to continuously rethink and reshape our operations, making them sustainable, automated and digitalised, and we need to be ready to do it all over again tomorrow – always being prepared to transform our operations to meet current and future demands.
This page provides inspirational insights and perspectives to help you in transforming your operations to meet the demands of digital manufacturing and needs for a more sustainable production. It also dives into some of our learnings from working with future-proofing operations strategy, operations excellence and supply chain optimisation.
What does it take to transform operations to meet the demands of digital manufacturing and needs for a more sustainable production?
Successful transformations depend highly on your organisation’s agility and ability to rethink, react and transform.
At Implement OPEX 2022, we were inspired by forward-thinking leaders from Novo Nordisk, Knauf Insulation and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies and thought provokers Martin Lindstrøm and Pascal Bornet giving us new perspectives on what it takes to react to change, rethink your operations and transform to become fit for the future.
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Martin Lindstrøm is a branding expert, New York Times best-selling author and the founder of Lindstrom Company, a global branding and culture transformation firm operating across five continents and more than 30 countries. He has been named as one of the “World’s 100 Most Influential People” and has been selected to be among the world’s top 50 business thinkers for eight years and running.
At Implement OPEX 2022, Martin Lindstrom delivered his perspective on how today’s organisations can transform their operations through sustainability, digitalisation and by rethinking the operating model.
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Listen to Val Popovici, Director of business Strategy of Knauf Insulation, explain how they managed to transform their operations by streamlining and digitalising processes across the organisation while making the employees co-owning the transformation.
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Discover the insights Dorethe Nielsen and Jane Rasmussen, both Vice Presidents in Novo Nordisk, shared about not only mobilising the employees and aiding the key suppliers to help Novo Nordisk become emission free in 2045 but also how they go beyond their own value chain in taking important steps towards a climate friendly future.
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Peter Jørgensen, Director of Digital Technologies Denmark, and Chris Maria Green, Head of Digitalisation, both from FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, shared experiences with the digitalisational journey FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has been on and how this helped them bringing medicine to market faster.
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Branding & Culture Expert and Consultant at Lindstrom Company
New York Times best-selling author and expert on trends, culture and branding, Martin Lindstrøm drives his company in more than 30 countries, sharing valuable insights into business transformations.
Chief Data Officer at Aera Technology
Leading the field of intelligent automations with 20+ years of experience in digital transformation, Pascal Bornet is on a mission of making our world more human through AI, automation and technology.
Director of Business Strategy at Knauf Insulation
Having more than 15 years of experience in international operations transformation, Val knows what it takes to drive successful transformations at an operational level in today’s organisations.
Head of Digitalisation at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
15 years of project and portfolio management experience and currently leading FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies largest effort in digitalising their Drug Substance manufacturing makes Chris Maria Green a leading hands on expert within operational transformations.
Head of Digital Technologies at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
With a strong digital and technological profile and being the head of Digital Technologies at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, Peter Jørgensen understands the necessity of reshaping the future operations through digitalisation.
Vice President, Corporate Environmental Strategy at Novo Nordisk
Being driven by moving towards a more sustainable future, Dorethe Nielsen is responsible for the environmental footprint of Novo Nordisk, where she leads the new zero environmental impact strategy.
Vice President of Environmental and Social Sustainability at Novo Nordisk Product Supply
With valuable experience from roles in Procurement, Local manufacturing and Shipping & Customer Service as well as being certified in sustainable supply chain management from Cambridge, Jane Rasmussen leads the Environmental and Social Sustainability department at Novo Nordisk.
Enabling the right people to make the right decisions at the right time.
Developing a broad set of capabilities to succeed in your digital transformation.
Using sustainability as a core element in your corporate and operations management.
Making sure to have an operations strategy that supports your corporate business strategy.
Balancing supply and demand to make your organisation fit for the future.
Ensuring that you establish the optimal operation of your supply chain activities.
To stay competitive in an environment of unprecedented change and uncertainty, you must be able to continuously transform your operations.
To future-proof your operations, there are key themes you need to address.
Business transformation involves making fundamental changes to systems, processes and people across the entire business.
The underlying need to transform your business is often a direct consequence of external market factors, such as requirements in or demands for technology, digitalisation and sustainability.
At Implement, a key part of our way of operating is helping organisations achieve the required insight, decision power and capabilities to succeed in their transformation efforts.
At its core, business transformation is about enabling the right people to make the right decisions at the right time
We help you achieve successful business transformations to renew and strengthen your company's offerings and positions.
If you want to succeed in your digital transformation, your company needs to develop a broad set of capabilities.
Your company’s digital capabilities make up the digital operating model, which serves as the link between the digital strategy, the people and the technology embedded in your organisation.
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We can help you assess your existing digital capabilities and guide you in the selection and development of new capabilities for a successful digital transformation.
The value-oriented digital operating model
How you design a value-oriented digital operating model that maximises business value.
How to ignite your digital transformation journey
Today, all organisations must be digital and play to win in a digital arena. But what should you focus on to create and capture value from digital transformation?
When creating long-lasting corporate strategies, the impact of sustainability in operations management is a game-changing element.
If you want to think beyond compliance and create positive and long-lasting impact for our planet as well as your own business, sustainability must be a core element in your corporate strategy and operations management.
Blazing the trail towards circularity and sustainability.
Climate strategy playbook
How to develop clear and executable climate strategies.
How do you include sustainability targets in your company’s supply chain planning?
Linking emissions with decisions.
How can you continuously transform your operations to stay competitive in an environment of unprecedented change and uncertainty?
In the following, you will find inspiration for your transformation journey regardless of whether you are working with operations strategy, optimisation of your production or supply chain improvements.
If you want to be able to compete in ever-changing environments, having an operations strategy that supports your corporate business strategy is important to your company's success.
Optimising the use of resources, people, processes and technology is an essential part of implementing an effective operations strategy.
The strategy function reimagined
Eight prototypes and sixteen inspirational cases
Future business trends
– Six global trends shaping tomorrow’s business strategies
How do you use design to get rid of waste in the healthcare value chain?
Creating future-proof organisations requires that you are skilled in operations excellence and know how to balance supply and demand.
In order to steer your organisation towards a successful operational transformation, you must thoughtfully apply technology and processes to the whole supply chain from planning to execution – which is also what drives productivity.
Operating system for manufacturing
Visualisation is at the very core of our system as we strongly believe that no matter what the subject is, it must be transparent and visualised at all levels of the organisation.
7 viewpoints on S&OP implementation
Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is all about balancing supply and demand and to take and execute decisions to keep this balance in line with company strategies and targets.
Using SAP IBP to support your sustainability strategy.
Working with supply chain optimisation, you ensure the optimal operations of your supply chain activities – from procurement and manufacturing to inventory management and distribution.
To meet the market requirements of reliability, resilience and sustainability, some of the elements that will help your organisation optimise your supply chains are globalisation, transparency, agile decision-making, cross-functional alignment and risk management.
Forecasting for uncertainty
How can you handle significant and unexpected demand changes in your forecast?
Build resilience into your supply chain
How to apply past learnings from business disruptions to the COVID-19 situation.
If you want to know more, please reach out to one of our operations experts:
Implement OPEX 2020: How can we drive operational transformations, improve operations through digitalisation and sustainability, and build the capacity to adapt to rapid and constant change?
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