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Integrated performance management at Elster Group – Improving the finance function

Categories: Articles in English, Information Technology, Other industry sectors, Processes

The article provides a case study of how Elster, a global multifaceted company accomplished the task of streamlining its reporting, planning and controlling framework by automation. The company’s experience confirms that operational efficiency can be achieved by system integration and process harmonization.

Publication date: 2008-05

IT diffusion barriers in the construction industry: how to improve efficiency in the construction processes – lessons learned from manufacturing

Categories: Articles in English, Information Technology, Organization & People, Other industry sectors, Processes

This case study discusses some of the inherent barriers in the construction industry to the use of computer integrated information technologies (CIT). The author believes that the industrial, strategic and organizational context of the construction industry have much to do with its undoing.

Publication date: 2010-03

Can IT transformations be standardized?

Categories: Articles in English, Information Technology, Strategy, Technology

SNP T-Bone is a boon to companies seeking IT transformation in a challenging environment. This article highlights the features of the software, which is said to be the only standardized software that supports transformation of the core business and business organization processes.

Publication date: 2010-03

Business transformation through an integrated business and technology re-engineering at Cairn Energy

Categories: Articles in English, Information Technology, Strategy, Technology

There are numerous ways in which organizations can increase profitability and sustainability. In this case study, Cairn Energy explains how the company improved its process efficiency by integrating business process outsourcing and technology.

Publication date: 2008-05

Empowering Europe’s future: a future-oriented approach to exploiting clusters as drivers of innovation and growth

Categories: All, Articles in English, Information Technology, Organization & People, Strategy

Innovation is a key driver of profitable growth. Clusters provide important sources of future innovation. SMEs, as key drivers of Europe’s growth, often do not know how to benefit from clusters. Read on to learn more about how to empower Europe’s future by exploiting SMEs as the key source of innovation.

Publication date: 2009-07

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