In the Insights section you will find white papers and articles from our team of practicing consultants and thought leaders.  They have brought together their experiences and approaches in helping to fix businesses to help leaders of change with the challenges they face improving performance, whether its in people or processes.

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Putting Continuity into Continuous Improvement

Putting Continuity into Continuous Improvement – 6 Golden Rules

This article has been prompted by the successful adoption by more Firms of operational improvement techniques, and some very positive news about the efficacy of Continuous Improvement (CI) in the Legal sector. Clifford Chance have been working on their CI programme with admirable constancy of purpose for over 5 years; delivering many successful and beneficial improvement projects. Bourton Group have, throughout this period, been Clifford Chance’s preferred partner, helping set up the CI programme and providing support to develop internal CI capability.

Here we present the six golden rules for achieving operational excellence.

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From Construction to Production

From Construction to Production – An eight point plan to transform the sector

As we enter a period of major investment in the construction sector with high demand for construction capacity from Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, such as HS2, Crossrail 1 & 2, and Hinckley Point.

Our white paper examines some of the issues which are constraining performance in the construction sector and identifies an 8 point plan which will provide the foundation for challenging existing thinking and developing innovative high performing ways of working.

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Creating and managing transparency

The Era of IoT needs a New Understanding of Transparency, but how much Complexity can we bear?

Overall, we can gain new insights into our business processes that only a few years ago seemed inconceivable, and we can analyse production networks, logistics chains, points of sale or any other area of a company with astonishing depth and closeness to reality. However, the core question remains: How much real transparency do we need and wish to have?

In this whitepaper our International Consulting Network partner ROI Consulting AG talk about why the Era of IoT needs a New Understanding of Transparency.

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