Creating value in gridlocked industries

Creating value in gridlocked industries

7 November 2017 — In a saturated and stagnant market, the whole industry is often stuck in a gridlock. This article focuses on the case of Korean packaging industry, and presents some initial thoughts on key value creation levers that could lead the winners into a new healthier industry paradigm.

Reddal Talks: Practical process automation

Reddal Talks: Practical process automation

6 November 2017 — Rash digitization and new software application can create problems if actual implementation has not undergone sufficient prior consideration. Practical workplace automation can address these issues leveraging tools such as basic Python.

Reddal Talks: Outlook on Vietnam

Reddal Talks: Outlook on Vietnam

1 November 2017 — FDI attraction, export growth and a thriving consumer market have been characteristics of the Vietnamese growth story but what is next for this emerging market in South-East Asia? We discuss the prospect of the Vietnamese economy, possible setbacks and potential remedies.

Utilizing an agile structural approach in process development

Utilizing an agile structural approach in process development

23 October 2017 — To avoid the embarrassment of failed process development or ERP system, combining agile approach with process structure should be used. This article provides a practical way to solve the core problem behind the failures – how to reach the employee buy-in.

The untapped business opportunity in Southeast Asia – productivity improvement

The untapped business opportunity in Southeast Asia – productivity improvement

30 March 2016 — Low productivity is the main challenge facing Southeast Asian economies. There is a macroeconomic imperative to boost productivity but implementation is difficult. In this article, we address automation, efficiency and human capital development as key new business development areas in the region.

Pushing innovation and cost effectiveness through Design-to-Cost

5 April 2012 — In industries such as automotive, IT and telecom the drive for continuous innovation while reducing costs have long been the norm. The same trend has spread to other areas as well, touching both products and services; customers want more, but they want it for less. There is an increased demand for simultaneous innovation and cost reduction