How FMC Created an Innovative Environment

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Tamara Viles and Kim Glover of FMC Technologies Inc. give a preview of their 2015 APQC Process Conference break out session on supporting innovation and collaboration for process improvement.

5 Innovations Leaders Believe Are on the Way

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A majority of business decision makers want their organizations to do more to embrace modern technologies and new channels of customer engagement and digital experience. That’s one of the key findings presented by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network in its report Accelerating Business Transformation Through IT Innovation: Getting the Business Leader Take on the IT Change Mandate.

Innovation in the Financial Services Industry

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APQC recently spoke with Mick Simonelli, innovation consultant and former senior executive who built USAA's Innovation Program, and Mike Fitzgerald, innovation leader and senior analyst with Celent, about innovation trends for banks, insurers, and securities firms. They also outlined how these organizations can improve innovation capability.

How Disruptive Entrepreneurship Drives Business Transformation

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Business Performance Innovation Network (BPI) in partnership with Tech Mahindra produced a research report based on an online survey of more than 250 enterprise business leaders and innovators across North America, Europe, and Asia. APQC recently interviewed Dave Murray, director of thought leadership at BPI, and Lakshmanan Chidambaram, senior vice president of North American operations at Tech Mahindra.

Who is Driving Data Centers' Move To the Cloud?

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Transform to Better Perform is a new global thought leadership initiative developed by the Business Performance Innovation Network (BPI) in partnership with Dimension Data.

3 Key Areas in Health Care Supply Chain Management

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In an earlier blog post, Scott Alexander, vice president of innovation at ROi (Resource Optimization & Innovation), described how ROi used innovation to re-imagine the supply chain and develop solutions to drive greater efficiencies, reduce costs, and produce sustainable change.

Making Supply Chain Innovation Align with Company Objectives

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APQC recently interviewed Scott Alexander, vice president of innovation at ROi (Resource Optimization & Innovation). ROi is a provider-owned integrated supply chain organization serving both its founder, Mercy Health System, an integrated delivery network of 46 acute and specialty hospitals across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, and health care organizations throughout the U.S. who share a passion for supply chain excellence.

Why PepsiCo Supply Chain Innovation Matters Organization Wide

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APQC recently spoke with Rich Beck, Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations for PepsiCo, about the organization’s global supply chain innovation efforts.

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage organization with net revenues of more than $66 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated retail sales. PepsiCo’s main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of foods and beverages distributed globally.

Innovation: The New Competitive Equation

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This month, the Busines Performance Innovation (BPI) Network published a report, Innovation: The New Competitive Equation. The report examines innovation strategies and roadblocks in today's enterprise. According to the report, 79% of survey respondents currently rate their companies' commitment to innovation as very high or growing. While the intention is there, companies are still experiencing significant roadblocks.  

Introducing APQC's Big Thinkers, Big Ideas Interview Series

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Get used to hearing “Welcome to Big Thinkers, Big Ideas,” as it will be my standard greeting for our new APQC podcast series launching tomorrow. What’s to follow will be anything but standard. This series is my chance to interview some of the most interesting people in and around the world of business.