Innovators rely on attractive markets. This is always risky. That is why innovators are in conflict with both the experienced old hands and the strategists. The experienced old hands resist risks. They focus on their own resources. They align with them growth and investment strategically – until it is too late. more….
Constant innovation success ensures the long-term success of the company, excellent routine the short-term success. Innovation is organic, routine mechanistic. Their differences cause the innovation-routine conflict. Usually the routine eats the innovations, excellent routine devours them. Here, companies can switch over and achieve constant innovation success through four success factors. more….
High maintenance productivity is the hallmark of established, in-house maintenance. Operators need to optimize this to remain competitive. more in Servicereport (German)….
Innovation success by innovation quality – this is in short the answer to the question: what leads to the rare success, what to the predominant failure of complex innovations? To find the answer, we compared a group of successful innovations with a group of failed innovations in an exploratory meta-analysis. more….
Industrial change requires from maintenance greater flexibility at higher productivity, the use of new technologies, and the implementation of industry 4.0. Outsourcing maintenance can be a solution. more….
Industrial maintenance is accountable for costs of contracted maintenance, which can amount to several percent of sales. Often dormant in them is an appreciable cost potential, because practice of contracted maintenance can be improved by a wide application of partly unused instruments. more….
Our clients appreciate our excellent quality of advice. It is characterized by binding project objectives, 100% fulfillment, very experienced and multi-specialized management consultants, quality management, and development of management consultants. Peter Schick is quality tested by KLAITON as an independent management consultant. more….
A widely underestimated profit potential of many companies is maintenance in production and customer service. Usually maintenance can not find management attention. Neither is maintenance performance on the agenda of management meetings, nor do the members of the executive have maintenance experience. Only when executives demand the most suitable maintenance requirements, maintenance will quickly and sustainably contribute to profit growth. more….
Companies often deal opportunistically with 3D printing. However, companies can avoid productivity disadvantages compared to competitors and achieve advantages if they align their 3D printing activities and organization by a Rapid Manufacturing roadmap. more….
Students of the Foundry Institute of the RWTH Aachen University learn the methodology of quick, sustainable, and efficient optimization of products and processes. more….