The need for both KPIs and OKRs

Headline: “Business Metrics Gone Awry: The Dark Side of Relying Solely on KPIs” Subheading: “Corporate Missteps Highlight the Pitfalls of Blindly Chasing Key Performance Indicators” We read about it all the time; in a shocking turn of events, the business world is abuzz with meteoric fall of some company and its CEO, its CFO, or…

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The Thoughtful Approach to Automation

If you think automation is just for the big guys, there’s good news. Thanks to recent technology, including advancements in sensors, software, vision systems and more, small manufacturers can benefit from using collaborative robots (cobots) or industrial robots to enhance productivity, reduce workforce injury, yield a more consistent product and benefit from the shift to…

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The Most Impactful Automation Technologies of 2024

IEEE, a technical professional organization, recently conducted a survey of 350 technology leaders from the U.S., U.K., China, India and Brazil for its report: “The Impact of Technology in 2024 and Beyond: an IEEE Global Study.” The report indicates that the general manufacturing industries, especially automotive and energy, will be among the business sectors most…

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Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy’s App Olympics Competition Garners Over 1,100 Applications

You’re reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. The App Olympics competition, an app development initiative launched by the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy that commenced in October 2023, has announced receiving over 1,100 applications from across the world for this one-of-a-kind undertaking. The App Olympics competition has been launched as part…

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Harnessing Core Values for Success

This article is provided courtesy of theleanmag, a content partner of the Operational Excellence Society. Imagine steering a ship in tumultuous seas without a compass—this is like leading a business without core values guiding the way. You might eventually achieve your goals, but it might take a long time and involve unnecessary and costly detours. In…

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Facts and Values: The Keys to Operational Excellence in Sales and Marketing

The leaders of B2B companies often face a conundrum in sales and marketing. Their products, services, and talented people solve customer problems daily. Their approaches to awareness, conversion, and retention make sense. They’ve tried to improve training, coaching, automation, incentives, and more. Often more than once! And despite many attempts, growth and profitability are unsatisfactory.…

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