“Many high product variety manufacturing companies have come to understand, “operational excellence is an on-going process in which companies strive to produce better results. It has an inherent collaborative nature and typically includes participation from all parts of the organization.” – Tim Raven, Managing Partner, Profit Velocity Solutions
Robert Kugel, Senior Vice President and Research Director at Ventana Research says, “Companies in industries such as specialty chemicals, packaging, integrated steel mills and silicon chip fabrication (to name just four) routinely fail to make the right decisions about pricing, production and sales management because they use analytic methods that, from an economic perspective, present a distorted measure of profitability.”
Started in 1995, boutique advisory firm WGroup (formerly The W Group) has undergone a recent brand identity transformation, shifting the way it thinks about the service model of IT in an effort to meet clients’ changing needs as smart application of these transformative technologies becomes more and more essential to a company’s bottom line. Enter Harry Wallaesa, President and CEO of WGroup, who shared his insights on this brave new IT world.
LightningBuy is an important piece of the “dot cloud boom” that is allowing online retailers and other dotcom companies to get up and running quickly and easily, without having to have a room full of engineers. Becoming an online merchant just got easier.
Waterstone Management Group Partner, Dhaval Moogimane, recently served as a panelist in a discussion on key considerations for CFOs to make the most of the Cloud
This Lake Forest, Ill.-based strategy firm was co-founded by CEO Carrie Shea on 08/08/08. The firm, which touts “visionary strategy solutions grounded in operational realities,” has experienced a 164 percent compound annual growth rate since inception.
"We are true believers in the Nearshore potential of Latin America," said Power 50 Ranking's top finisher, David Shpilberg, Founder and CEO of CPMBraxis Capgemini.”
“Digital is the future and a critical component of business strategy in many industries,” notes Howard Tiersky, CEO of Moving Interactive, which specializes in digital innovation consulting. In other words, Tiersky tries to increase the value of companies’ digital presence, whatever pieces it may include.
MediaWhiz CEO Jonathan Shapiro on the potential new internet regulations and costs to get on the Web.
Make Mountain View, Calif.-based Google the first stop for CEOs and chief marketing officers to learn and use digital and mobile marketing tools. "Karen immediately dived into our business and generated several ideas with her team that had immediate impact in a matter of days," says Barbara Ford, management consultant at Lake Forest-based Griffin Strategic Advisors and a former client at Kraft.
A few years ago, Jeffrey and Cai Pandolfino, former owners of Plum in Cos Cob, switched from serving comfort food to a more health-conscious menu when they started Green & Tonic, a purveyor of plant-based food.
12 on Schools: Greenwich Ballet Academy: American Ballet Theatre’s Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev recently taught a master class at Greenwich Ballet Academy.