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Download the 2018 Event Guide

The complete event guide for the all-mighty, one and only OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit 2018 is here!Taking place January 22-26, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, Florida - Check out the inspiring 100+ speaker line-up and their exclusive talks:Tony Saldanha, Vice President, Global Business Services, Next Generation Services,... Read More

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Women in Leadership: Achieving the Next Level of Excellence for Female OPEX Leaders

For the first time OPEX Week will feature an inspirational session for women leaders in the operational excellence and business transformation world to discuss how they can assist with building business capabilities whilst accelerating their own leadership career! In this interview we look at what makes an effective leader, the evolution of... Read More

The state of Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise

In 2014, distinguished Oxford University philosopher, Nick Bostrom, released his book Super intelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies. It hypothesizes the potential impact on society if “machine brains” were to surpass that of a human, with the premise being that our destiny would be dependent on machine intelligence, and therefore out of our... Read More

Digital Transformation: Driving Business Transformation

Download the whitepaper by Dan Morris, CBPP, CBA Managing Principal, Wendan Consulting discussing how to drive business transformation using digital... Read More

[WEBINAR] What Does The Future Hold For Process Excellence?

Our specially selected OPEX Week Advisory Board members debated, discussed and offered their insight into what’s going to drive the business process agenda in the decade ahead. At this halfway point of the year, it’s your opportunity to take a step back and reflect on what your industry will look like in the years ahead and how to position... Read More

What have Superheroes and Business Architects got in Common?

One of the top challenges faced by companies is how to align business strategy and operational excellence program and many organizations fail to achieve this. What is the missing link? How to develop a well-articulated blueprint for business and operations alignment? Business architecture is the answer according to many that have successfully... Read More

Reports

Business Architecture: The Superhero Series Issue 2 - Driving Successful Business Transformation

“Business architects are superheroes, they have a bird’s eye view and a broader perspective of the world. In order to be successful business architects need to utilize their broader view of the business, and it takes a herculean effort to demonstrate and convince others that change is possible.” - Partha Baral, Sr. Director, Business... Read More

4 Tips for Leveraging Technology to Deliver Organizational Effectiveness

Manufacturing has been at the forefront of process excellence for decades, but how are modern manufacturers dealing with today’s challenges? Ahead of the 18th Annual OPEX Week: Business Transformation Global Summit. The PEX Network asked key speakers Rick Hepp, Executive Director, Operational Excellence, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gerry McCool,... Read More

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[VIDEO] ‘Be the Customer’ - Exclusive Interview with Steven Carleton, COO, Global Shipping, eBay Inc

In this exclusive PEX Network interview Steven Carleton, Chief Operating Officer - Global Shipping, eBay Inc, shares his insights on the constantly changing demands of the customer and the next-generation operational excellence. Steven shares the steps he has taken at eBay to build a customer-centric company culture.Steven will be speaking in... Read More

[VIDEO] Deploying Lean and Continuous Improvement to Transform Culture across Kuhn

Workplace organizational leader, Eddie Smith, Director of Operations, Kuhn Krause, Kuhn North America highlights the secrets behind achieving a range of industry awards. This presentation was filmed at PEX Week... Read More

[VIDEO] Meet OPEX Week Advisory Board Member Roop Singh

In this exclusive interview Roop Singh, Business Transformation Architect, SecureWorks and OPEX Week Advisory Board Member shares his insights on process excellence as a medium to operational excellence, technological shifts in the industry and driving new business models. The OPEX Week Advisory Board helps drive impartial, informed dialogue on... Read More

Infographics

Future of Operations

The business landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade. Digital technology is enabling new ways of working and driving changing business... Read More

United States of OpEx

We've put together this interactive infographic below which highlights the largest companies by revenue in every US State, according to Fortune 500, research firm Hoover and IT company Broadview. PEX Network provides additional operational excellence (OpEx) insight from market research and the PEX Network Annual State of the Industry Report. The... Read More

iGrafx - Process Mapping vs Process Modeling

Exclusive infographic from our partner... Read More

[Infographic] Top 10 Challenges for OpEx Professionals

Here's our first teaser into the results of our Biennial State of the Industry Report - The Report Revolutionizing the World of Business Performance.Over 500 process and operational excellence practitioners have listed their primary challenges for the year ahead and the results are in. How do you stand amongst your... Read More

Interviews

How to Think Like a Founder - From Process Excellence to Lean Innovation

Ahead of his Keynote presentation at OPEX Week 2017, we caught up with the Big Ideas Speaker Suneel Gupta, to discuss how to take the leap from traditional process improvement to lean innovation.Suneel Gupta, Founder and CEO, Rise, Former VP of Product Development, Groupon, Visionary Product and Innovation Leaderwas named the “New Face of... Read More

“Process professionals must learn to think more like a CEO”: Interview with DuPont's Don Linsenmann

Trying to gain executive buy-in for your operational excellence initiatives? Don Linsenmann, Vice President Business Process Excellence and Corporate Six Sigma Champion, DuPont Corporation has one piece of advice: think more a CEO. >>> Download the full interview here... Read More

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How did Pitney Bowes Accelerate Back Office Operations by 56% in less than 90 days?

Pitney Bowes is a global technology company offering innovative products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping and mailing, and global... Read More

Whitepapers

Report: Operationalizing Business Performance

SVP’s of Business Improvement from leading companies; Anthem, Walgreens, Guy Carpenter and Marsh discuss their OPEX case studies and how they have overcome key challenges in their pursuit to achieve enterprise operational excellence including: Ensuring OPEX is in tune with business objectivesLinking your operations to your company... Read More

The Process of Process Management Strategy Execution In a Digital World

The BPM-Discipline is implemented through the “process of process management”. Organizations look for a way to systematically establish their process of process management fast and cost effectively. This can be achieved using a holistic framework and reference model. This whitepaper introduces the BPM-Discipline and how it is implemented... Read More

Articles

A Roadmap to Operational Excellence

This eBook describes as clear path for you to achieve enterprise operational excellence, depicting the latest statistics from the PEX Network Annual Report and interviews conducted with leading organizations around the world on their roadmaps to OpEx success.Executives are constantly looking to successfully execute on large-scale change... Read More

Reports

PEX Network annual report 2017 – Global state of process excellence

PEX Network surveyed 800+ process improvement and operational excellence professionals, as part of the largest global survey into the state of process excellence. In this exclusive report, we reveal the key trends highlighted by the “2017 biennial PEX Network State of the Industry Process Excellence Survey” and explore how organizations around... Read More

Infographics

Operational Excellence is Changing - Can You Keep Up?

The redefinition of operational excellence is transforming the workplace. The world of operations, performance and transformation is expanding at an incredibly rapid pace and now has the mission of improving customer experience too. The question is, are you ready to take advantage of this new area for growth?Download this infographic to discover... Read More

Top Featured

8 Steps To Successful Business Transformation

Before an organization or corporation decides to embark on a business transformation process it is critical that they honestly understand the “WHY” we are going to do this activity, including both the perceived positives and the potential for greater discord within the organization. Change no matter how simple or logical it may appear is not a... Read More

RPA: Change, Innovation & The Future

Robotics Process Automation is very fast paced, and it pays to keep up. In as little as 12 months, RPA solutions can transform business processes radically. The process automation industry is set to grow by as much as 60% before 2020, so businesses need to adapt now so they are not left behind by their competitors! We recently caught up with... Read More

[Free eBook] The Process Revolution

Global process improvement expert Craig Reid summarizes the key issues, the “hot spots” that organizations face today and how they can start to focus their efforts to become truly customer- centric. There are a multitude of handbooks explaining methodologies, tools and techniques on how to implement process improvement – but this is a book... Read More

Change Agent: The Emerging Role of the Chief Transformation Officer

“The Chief Transformation Officer’s role is to ensure that your company is the one that not only survives the inevitable transformation, but also thrives after it. Only then can you experience transformation not as disruption, but as ongoing opportunity that leads to lasting success.”The Office of the Chief Transformation Officer will likely... Read More

[Infographic] The Global State of Process Excellence

What types of process improvement work will be the focus of your program in 2018-2019? What are the top three methodologies and solutions companies are planning to implement? Over 800 professionals took part in the biennial PEX Network state of the industry survey to explore how organizations around the world are approaching process excellence.... Read More

Exclusive Content

OpEx Week Post Show report

See what happened at OpEx Week... Read More

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[VIDEO] PEX Network Global Awards - The Road to Victory

Past PEX Network Global Award winners share their stories. Take your first step on the road to victory by entering the 2017 PEX Network Global Awards at... Read More

[Video] How Process Excellence Transforms Maintenance And Asset Performance

This presentation by Brett Warland, Director of Process Improvement at PolyOne, shows you how to implement major process changes across a global business, from pilot stage to roll out.Key methods explained, include:- Utilizing lean and six sigma and technology to deliver required process results·- Creating a common language across business units... Read More

Additional Event Information

Who will you meet at #OPEXWeek 2018?

The 19th Annual OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit 2018 will be joined by 1000+ business transformation executives and 100+ of the most influential experts from the world's leading brands and most innovative companies. You'll have a front-row seat as they share real case-studies from the full spectrum of process, technology and people... Read More

Attendee Registration Form

Download and submit your registration form for the OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit and we will reserve your seat... Read More

Chief Operating & Transformation Officer Summit 2018 - Agenda

Today, the world’s five largest companies by market capitalization are all from the technology sector, changing from a diversified basket of energy, manufacturing and banking giants in just 10 years. The big question that all the C-suites need to answer is: Is my business still relevant?What is required of today’s C-suites could well turn into... Read More

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PEX Week Agenda Road Map: Align strategy with operational excellence

Want advise on how to align strategy with operational excellence to drive sustainable, enterprise-wide transformation? Download this road map which sets out which PEX Week sessions you need attend to achieve this.... Read More

Sponsorship Information

OPEX Week 2018 Floorplan

OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit is unique. It is the largest, most progressive event for this community, attracting over 800 attendees earlier this year. Our attendees are actively looking for your solutions to improve their projects, and sponsoring the event gets you face-to-face interactions with the entire decision-making unit... Read More

OPEX Week 2017 Attendees

OPEX Week Business Transformation World Summit is the largest business transformation and OPEX gathering (800+ attendees), and the only one that brings together the entire decision-making unit (C-Level, OPEX, Business Architects).View the full list of the 800+ business transformation and OPEX professionals who attended the 2017 event. (function... Read More

OPEX WEEK 2018 Event Brochure - Sponsorship

OPEX Week Business Transformation World Summit is the largest business transformation and OPEX gathering (1000+ senior-level executives from the leading major global corporations), and the only one that brings together the entire decision-making unit (C-Level, OPEX, Business Architects).View the full details of the 100+ SVP level practitioner... Read More

Solution Providers Information Pack

OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit is unique. It is the largest, most progressive event for this community, attracting over 800 attendees earlier this year. Sponsoring gets you face-to-face interactions with the entire decision-making unit (C-Level, OPEX, Business Architects). Even better, our attendees are actively... Read More