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January 9, 2024 News Germany, News Switzerland

“Digitalization 2024” Study: A superficial data analysis causes many companies to fly blind strategically 

Six out of ten industrial companies in the German-speaking region admit that the analysis of their data is only scratching the surface at best, according to the alarming results of the latest “Digitalization 2024” study. Yet, as if that were not enough: Because, even they are often unfamiliar with the significance and context of much of the data, many companies do derive parts of their strategies from it.

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April 11, 2019 Global news, News Germany, News Switzerland

STAUFEN.INOVA now located at Europaallee – Consultants for future-oriented issues

Living and working in times of transformation: New meeting zone for customers and business partners near Zurich HB Zurich, April 2019 – Management Consultants Staufen.Inova transferred their headquarters from Wollerau to Zurich on 1st April, 2019. Located adjacent to the Europaallee development, the company’s around 30 consultants exemplify through their design concept and use of space, the very transformation that they recommend to their clients.

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July 3, 2017 News Switzerland

Staufen.Inova AG once again honoured with renowned ASCO Award in the category „International“ – „Best Business Transformation“

The Swiss management consultants Staufen.Inova AG have again received the coveted ASCO Award. With a project involving the sustainable transformation at Pistor AG, the market leading supplier for bakeries, confectioners and the catering business in Switzerland, the consulting specialists are the winners in the category „International Consulting“. In June 2016 already, the former Inova Management AG was awarded the highly esteemed prize of the Association of Management Consultants Switzerland (ASCO).

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Lean Leader
April 12, 2016 News Germany, News Switzerland

A continuous revolution has changed German industry / Survey of around 1,350 senior managers throws light on the past, present and future of Lean philosophy – Study “25 years of Lean Management”

A quarter of a century ago, Lean Management achieved its international breakthrough. Lean methods currently employed in approximately 95 percent of industrial companies. And successfully so: In more than 90 percent of companies, this management approach had a positive effect, resulting in significantly improved competitiveness. This are the results of the study “25 years of Lean Management”. For this investigation, the Staufen business consultancy, in cooperation with TU Darmstadt, has interviewed around 1,350 senior managers from German industrial companies.

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January 15, 2016 News Switzerland

One in four Swiss industrial companies lament the difficult situation – One year after the uncapping of the franc

2016 continues to be dominated by adaptation measures Winterthur – One year after removing the cap on the minimum exchange rate for the Swiss franc, industry in Switzerland continues its massive battle with the consequences of this uncapping. 26 percent of companies assess their current situation as bad in consequence of the currency crisis. The situation is seen as particularly dismal by companies involved in machinery and plant engineering. This is evident in the results of a study by the Staufen AG Consultancy for which more than 100 Swiss industrial companies were interviewed in January. 

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November 17, 2015 News Germany, News Switzerland

Industry 4.0 boosts the economic success of Swiss manufacturing companies

80 percent of Swiss manufacturing companies feel confident that Industry 4.0 will bring them major economic success. They envisage even greater opportunities for themselves through the transformation to smart factories than their competitors in Germany. The companies strongly believe that lean processes also form the basis for the transition to the world of the intelligent factory. This is demonstrated by the findings of a cross-border study conducted by the Staufen AG business consultancy. A total of 329 industrial companies were interviewed in the summer of 2015 for the Industry 4.0 index.

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September 11, 2009 News Switzerland

Das Ziel heisst Streben nach Perfektion

Lean Management Konjunkturkrisen bieten Unternehmen die Chance, ihre Prozesse zu hinterfragen und zu verbessern. Impulse kann die Lean-Methode liefern. Sie ist gerade in der heutigen Zeit ein sehr wirksames Mittel.

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