openPR Logo
Press release

Oliver Wight publish new executive guide to business maturity

08-15-2014 07:10 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: Oliver Wight

/ PR Agency: RONIN Marketing
The Oliver Wight Maturity Model

The Oliver Wight Maturity Model

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, have launched a new executive guide for senior professionals to its Maturity Model. Originally developed by Oliver Wight from a Harvard Business School study for the US Government in 1985, the Maturity Model allows organisations to identify their real level of business maturity.

As the economy recovers, the launch of the new guide is timely. Les Brookes, CEO of Oliver Wight EAME explains: “To continue to meet customer demand in today’s constantly evolving market you need to keep improving. But attempting to make gains, simply by introducing the latest on-trend initiative is likely to end only in failure, disillusionment and significant cost. It is vital to make the right improvements at the right time, and in the right order.”

The Oliver Wight Maturity Model characterises businesses as being in one of four key phases of maturity and determines what is required for the organisation to progress from one phase to the next.

“By pitching organisations in the correct phase, the senior executive can truly understand where the business sits, visualise the benefits a structured improvement programme can bring, and propagate the journey to business excellence.”

Only a handful of organisations worldwide can truly describe themselves as phase four companies, whilst 85 to 90 percent are in phase one or two. However, the transition from the bottom to the top of phase one can itself bring substantial performance gains, with organisations typically improving from around 70 percent performance, up to 95.

“Only by accepting the reality of your level of maturity - and that improvement is a long-term journey, not a short-term initiative - can a business begin to prepare itself for the performance levels it aspires to. It then becomes a matter of sequencing the appropriate steps for the improvement journey - once you know where you are and where you want to be, the next step is to understand how to get there,” concludes Brookes.

About Oliver Wight

At Oliver Wight, we believe sustainable business improvement can only be delivered
by your own people; so, unlike other consultancy firms, we transfer our knowledge to you. Pioneers of Sales and Operations Planning and originators of the fundamentals behind supply chain planning, Oliver Wight professionals are the acknowledged industry thought leaders for Integrated Business Planning (IBP).

Integrated Business Planning allows your senior executives to plan and manage the entire organisation over a 24-month horizon, while Oliver Wight’s extended Supply Chain Planning and Optimization ensures your supply chain is designed and structured to deliver best-in-class customer service with minimal costs. Using the Oliver Wight Maturity Model to pursue our globally recognised Class A standard for best practice will determine
a tailored improvement journey for you to develop your organisation’s processes, and reach and sustain excellent business performance. With a track record of
more than 40 years of helping some of the world’s best-known organisations, Oliver Wight will help you define your company’s vision for the future and deliver performance and financial results that last.

Oliver Wight EAME LLP
The Willows
The Steadings Business Centre
Maisemore
Gloucester
GL2 8EY
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1452 397200
email@oliverwight-eame.com
http://www.oliverwight-eame.com

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Oliver Wight publish new executive guide to business maturity here

News-ID: 293236 • Views: 3759

More Releases from Oliver Wight

Oliver Wight saves US Army $4.5 billion on inventory with Integrated Business Pl …
Oliver Wight has pioneered an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) program for the US Army Materiel Command, yielding dramatic reductions to inventory and saving billions of dollars. Achieving best practice for AMC in record time, IBP is now set to roll out across all military services. The US military demands excellence in logistics. Army Material Command (AMC) is a 65,000-employee operation, responsible for logistics planning for transportation, sustainment, clothing, armament, and battlefield
Take a leaf out of Oliver Wight’s two new books
Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight have published two new books, providing insightful advice for executives looking to bring about dramatic business improvement: ‘An Executives Guide to Achieving Class A Business Excellence’ and ‘The Transition from Sales and Operations Planning to Integrated Business Planning’. “Executives face growing challenges from increased regulation, aggressive competition and economic pressures. These books share the knowledge of some of Oliver Wight’s most experienced consultants on how to
Oliver Wight releases new Integrated Business Planning brochure
Business improvement firm Oliver Wight has published a new guide to Integrated Business Planning, its blueprint for outstanding business performances and long-term commercial gains. “Integrated Business Planning provides the perfect platform for innovation, and it creates opportunities for organisations to drive sales up and costs down,” explains Oliver Wight EAME partner, Liam Harrington. “It gives the senior executive team an accurate and holistic view of the entire business over a
Oliver Wight to present at new Supply Chain Event in China
Peter Metcalfe, Partner at business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, will be presenting the benefits of Integrated Business Planning (IBP) at the inaugural S-Council Annual Congress, ‘Maximising Supply Chain Value’, in Shanghai on Friday 16th December 2011. At the leading edge of Oliver Wight’s management thinking and practice, IBP (advanced S&OP) is a common sense process for aligning the company plans every month. It provides greater control over demand, production and

All 5 Releases


More Releases for Maturity

Determining Concrete Maturity with Temperature Monitoring
Thermocouple Data Loggers Save Time & Improve Safety Concrete maturity is a measure of how much a batch of freshly poured concrete has cured. It is a quick indicator of the in-place strength at that point in time relative to the ultimate strength when the concrete is fully cured. Traditional measurements of concrete strength rely on compression tests such as made in a lab on field cured sample cylinders of concrete
Global Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Software Market Trends & Solutions 2018
Qyresearchreports include new market research report "Global Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Software Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022" to its huge collection of research reports. The research report on the global market for Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Software is a comprehensive outlook at the factors determining its future. Researchers have used primary and secondary research methodologies to collate a report that includes historical achievements of the market and its present-day scenario
New Study: Global SRM Maturity Report 2017
POOL4TOOL Publishes Report on Global SRM Practices Vienna | Munich | Detroit | Singapore | Dubai, February 16th, 2017 –More than half of all companies (57%) do not use the full potential of supplier management because they do not have the right technology. This is one of the core findings from the “Global SRM Maturity Report 2017,” which was organized by the direct procurement experts at POOL4TOOL and included 222
SBL Appraised at CMMI® maturity level 3
Kochi, India - Dec 7, 2016: SBL Knowledge Services Ltd (www.sblcorp.com) today announced that it has been appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)®. SBL is an IT organization focused on niche technology solutions and services in Virtual & Augmented Reality, Geospatial, Genealogy and eParliament - state of art solution for paperless parliaments & legislative bodies across the globe. An appraisal at CMMI
Developed by Gold Point Consulting, IT Strategy Maturity Model (ITSMM) Evaluates …
Gold Point Consulting Group Introduced, today an IT Maturity Model that allows companies to benchmark and evaluate their IT capability against other firms. The IT Maturity Model is based on a 5-level hierarchy that measures each organization’s IT capabilities. Each level evaluates the degree in which the IT organization supports or drives the firm’s strategy. The model measures the IT organization’s capability and readiness to meet the new
RNSolutions, Inc. Achieves CMMI Level 3 Maturity Rating
Rockville, MD - RNSolutions, Inc., a leading provider of high quality systems integration and software development to US federal government agencies, recently achieved the Software Engineering Institute's (SEI’s) Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 rating for Systems and Software Engineering. The evaluation by the SEI demonstrates that RNSolutions has successfully adopted and maintained the renowned CMMI process improvement methods. Utilizing these proven methods strengthens the consistency of performance across