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Emerging market expansion of Germany’s Mittelstand

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Germany’s world-renowned Mittelstand companies play a crucial role in the country’s economic success, but although highly internationalized, many are yet to become active in emerging markets. As European markets become more saturated, and as emerging markets develop, Mittelstand companies are increasingly considering their options when it comes to overseas expansion. ... Read more.

Publication date: 2017-02

Digital agriculture: how to feed a growing world

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Digital (or precision) agriculture and big data hold answers to the problem of how to feed a growing world sustainably. Yet, research on the effects on agribusinesses has been limited. This is the first in a series of articles that’ll introduce these concepts and foreshadow how agribusinesses will be affected. ... Read more.

Publication date: 2017-02

Demand-driven planning and forecasting

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Combining the application of cutting-edge technologies with data, analytics and process knowledge, demand-driven planning and forecasting can result in a business that’s more closely linked to the market and pull-driven. Read more.

Publication date: 2017-02

Activity-based costing at E.ON Energie Deutschland

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German P&U suppliers are facing new challenges owing to a large number of competitors, high transparency in prices due to price comparison websites and increasing willingness of customers to change their supplier. Here, we explain how E.ON Energie Deutschland GmbH responded by considering activity-based costing as a new controlling instrument. ... Read more.

Publication date: 2017-02

Personnel management in the IT transformation era

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Managing personnel is undoubtedly becoming more challenging and complicated as technological advancements are accelerating and competition is growing. We provide a conceptual framework and methodology for measuring, assessing and planning personnel capacity utilization in a more accurate and dynamic way. ... Read more.

Publication date: 2016-11

Partnering for Buenos Aires 2018

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EY Performance-Partnering for Buenos Aires 2018: a complex program management challenge

Organizing a Youth Olympic Games is one of the most complex program management challenges in the world. Each 12-day event requires the creation of a new organization to deliver it, with no room for delays. What is EY’s approach for helping to make such a major project a reality? ... Read more.

Publication date: 2016-11

Sale or fail: 10 dimensions of sales excellence

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EY Performance-Sale or fail: 10 dimensions of sales excellence

Many companies face challenges in making their sales performance sustainable. Read more.

Publication date: 2016-11

Life sciences customer experience: what’s next?

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EY Performance-Multichannel is about customer experience. We've got that! Now what?

Life sciences is finally catching up with other sectors regarding the importance of delivering a leading and differentiated customer experience to create a sustainable competitive advantage. However, the emphasis and approach for this is rapidly evolving. Life sciences companies are now preparing for a new era of competing on experience. ... Read more.

Publication date: 2016-11

Cloud ERP — myth or future?

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EY Performance-Cloud ERP — myth or future?

Unlike other cloud applications, the adoption of cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions is low, especially in the manufacturing segment. Here, we present the findings of a study into the drivers behind adoption of cloud ERP solutions, providing insights of interest to anyone considering the implementation of an ERP solution. ... Read more.

Publication date: 2016-11

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