Ishikawa. Heijunka. Kazien. Poka-yoke. Pareto. Technical operations relies on a complex, collaborative global language to design, analyse and improve the production of goods and services. Meanwhile, the rapid development of artificial intelligence and machine learning is ushering in a new new era of transformation that will bring about game-changing approaches, models, processes and systems in technical operations management. Operational excellence is key to reaching strategic goals and Switzerland provides the ideal environment for efficient, flexible and successful operations.
Without proper technical operations management, it’s safe to say that a company will struggle to achieve its goals and deadlines. A technical operations manager must anticipate the needs of the company according to the scalability of the business. Essentially, it’s about balancing technical and managerial knowledge.
Advances in technology have led to many benefits for businesses across all sectors and it is the job of the technical operations team to avail of these advantages and utilise technology the best way possible to benefit their company. A study by McKinsey Analytics titled ‘Analytics Comes of Age’, suggests that supply chain management (including distribution), workplace management and operations are where advanced analytics including ‘big data’ are making the greatest contributions to revenue growth today. Exhibiting their confidence in the new technologies, Swiss industry decision-makers are expected to take considerable steps towards a more stringent implementation of Industry 4.0 over the next five years.
There are many world leading associations in Switzerland that represent the interests of operations professionals, including The Association for Manufacturing Excellence, APICS and Swiss Association for Quality (SAQ), each dedicated to the journey of continuous improvement and enterprise excellence.
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