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    29 June, 2017
    5 reasons discrete manufacturers struggle to maximize the use of assets

    Yet again, the discrete manufacturing industry is under pressure. With increased competition and a more demanding customer base forcing many manufacturers to look for new ways to increase their bottom line, it’s no surprise asset life extension is a popular topic.

    Categories: Manufacturing

    Connecting Data
    13 June, 2017
    Connecting data islands to roles and processes across the operation

    A company’s innovative and competitive momentum can be slowed down when only a select few employees have a full view of the entire operation and when data resides on information islands that are not well known.

    Categories: Microsoft Dynamics AX

    Connecting Data
    16 June, 2017
    Integrations make a big differnce

    Common business tasks can be similarly delayed and unproductive when people need to enter or look up information in multiple systems. It’s very easy to forget something or make an error when you need to overcome hurdles to do your work. When customers or finances are impacted, mistakes can be costly.

    Categories: Microsoft Dynamics AX

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    Disruption. Forget technology. Focus on ambitions and power of action

    Many companies mistakenly believe that disruption is about being on the cutting edge of technology. However, disruption is about ambitions and the power of action.

    Categories: Disruption

    28 February, 2017
    Bypass the companys immune system

    Why are so many change projects not successful? And why do so many good change initiatives end up in the dump? The reason is the company’s strong immune system.

    Categories: Digitization

    25 October, 2016
    Social media send the Law of Jante into retirement

    The social media has legalized the story of our success. We promote ourselves as never before, and it has become acceptable in a culture that for decades has been infused by the Law of Jante.

    Categories: Digitization

    26 September, 2016
    Disruption is a management discipline

    Many people mistakenly believe that disruption is about technology and that you have to be a geeky entrepreneur to be successful in developing your business in the digital world. But disruption is about all but technology. It is a management discipline.

    Categories: Disruption

    18 August, 2016
    Digitization is not intangible business development

    Disruption has become a buzzword, which is often labeled with digitization. Even though these concepts are related it is important that they are not put in the same category. Learn how to distinguish and get ready for the digital change and opportunities in this column by Thomas Honoré.

    Categories: Digitization

    9 June, 2016
    Are you skilled or just lucky

    We keep chasing it. The success. Every day, every quarter and every year. We constantly want to see improvement and reach our goals. In business, success is essential. However, success has a downside. We become dazzled by it, and then we don’t understand the reason for the success. Therefore it is important to be more skeptical of the success than of the defeat.

    Categories: Leadership

    3 June, 2016
    If you do not pay for the product you are the product

    If you thought that the sharing economy is non-commercial peer-to-peer exchange between private idealists, then it is time to wake up and face the truth

    Categories: Disruption

    9 May, 2016
    Columbus CEO Thomas Honore publishes guide about disruption

    Disruption hits all industries, from free newspapers, car sharing and low-cost telecommunications. We all know examples from Airbnb and Apple, but disruption is not just something from Silicon Valley; it happens everywhere. Columbus’ CEO Thomas Honoré is co-author of the book Disrupt or die, which is released on May 9.

    Categories: Disruption, Digital Transformation

    4 May, 2016
    Does talent whisper or shout

    How do you discover new talent in your company? Do you look for those who shout the loudest and quickly show results, or the whispering talent who takes longer to enter the scene?

    Categories: Leadership