Manufacturing

Independent consultant for Digital Transformation and Process Optimizing Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

De kansen en uitdagingen van cloud en digitale transformatie in industriële omgevingen

In kantooromgevingen en dienstverlenende bedrijven is het relatief eenvoudig om de mogelijkheden en voordelen van een cloudgebaseerde digitale transformatie te ontdekken. Flexibiliteit in het optimaliseren van processen en workflows, de mogelijkheid om inclusieve omgevingen te bieden voor medewerkers, leveranciers en klanten, en natuurlijk een verschuiving van investeringen naar operationele kosten. En nog veel meer als …

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Unabhängiger Berater für Digitale Transformation und Prozessoptimierung Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

Die Chancen und Herausforderungen von Cloud und digitaler Transformation in industriellen Umgebungen

In Büroumgebungen und Dienstleistungsbranchen ist es relativ einfach, die Chancen und Vorteile einer Cloud-fähigen digitalen Transformation zu entdecken. Flexibilität bei der Optimierung von Prozessen und Arbeitsabläufen, die Möglichkeit, integrative Umgebungen für Mitarbeiter, Lieferanten und Kunden bereitzustellen und natürlich eine Verlagerung von Investitions- zu Betriebskosten. Und vieles mehr, wenn wir uns das Geschäftsmodell und die Marktentwicklungen …

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Independent consultant for Digital Transformation and Process Optimizing Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

The opportunities and challenges of cloud and digital transformation in industrial environments

In office environments and service industries, it is relatively easy to discover opportunities and benefits of a cloud enabled digital transformation. Flexibility in optimizing processes and workflows, the ability to provide inclusive environments for employees, suppliers, and customers, and of course a shift from investment towards operational costs. And much more once we take a …

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How Construction Businesses Can Recover Post-COVID-19

How Construction Businesses Can Recover Post-COVID-19

Start your engines because the world of business is returning. Countries around the world have decided to lift the lockdown in their respective nations, which means you need to get back to work. But as a construction company, how do you recover from COVID-19 and the lockdown? It’s so vital that you have a formulated …

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Making difference with a Digital Supply Chain

Making difference with a Digital Supply Chain

The metrics that I became very fond of to measure supply chain efficiency are nothing new, but we might have forgotten to appreciate them over time. DOO – Days on Order – Measuring a company’s upstream supply chain by tracking the actual days between placing orders for parts and materials and their arrival at the …

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Industry 4.0 – Building smart digital bridges

Industry 4.0 – Building smart digital bridges

Modern production facilities are loaded with sensors, systems and smart controls, all providing tons of data on the process and results. The spread of Plant Floor Data Collection (PFDC), Process Condition Monitoring (PCM) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in modern manufacturing facilities keeps growing and with that, digitizing Manufacturing Processes continues to spread just as …

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Industry 4.0 – Building smart digital bridges

Industry 4.0 – Now what?

With the introduction of Industry 4.0 by the German Government and the designated workgroup, a roadmap was created to introduce Artificial Intelligence, Smart Controls, Smart Automation and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in combination with Big Data into the manufacturing industries in Germany and beyond. The roadmap for Industry 4.0 focuses on introducing information and communication technology …

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Mind over Matter - The challenges of Leading the transition in LEAN, Agile, Design Thinking

Mind over Matter – The challenges of Leading the transition in LEAN, Agile, Design Thinking

A recent survey of 28 executives and leading managers shows that many organizations which have set out to benefit from the autonomous delivery and execution methods, like LEAN CI/PDCA, Agile and Design Thinking, are still struggling with creating the proper environment and culture, especially in the area of empowerment, but also in true implementation and …

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Operations Management: Leading your team by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

Operations Management: Leading your team

When leading Operations as Manager or Director, you will see yourself confronted with expectations for performance and results which are not achieved in the current setting. On the floor, where your team does their work, these expectations might seem far fetched but during the managerial reviews, you fully commit to fulfilling these expectations. You believe …

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Safety and Discipline by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

Safety and Discipline

The foundation of safety lays in discipline, zero tolerance for deviations, and clear understanding and acceptance of the necessity of each safety measure and precaution. This can only be achieved by ongoing (re-)education and development of the Safety Culture throughout the organization, empowerment, supervision and accountability. The biggest risk for the Safety Culture is a growing  “we do that …

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