Pivoting: Changing the Direction of Business

Have you heard of pivoting? In challenging times like these, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are being forced to go in a new direction to survive. That is, they are facing the challenge of redesigning their business model. The term “pivoting,” which has been incorporated into the jargon of startups, has spread to other…

Automação robótica de processos

A Automação Robótica de Processos, Robotic Process Automation, RPA, pode ser explicada, de maneira simples, como sendo o emprego de robôs de software, para automatizar atividades  rotineiras e, portanto, repetitivas geralmente executadas pelos colaboradores de uma empresa. Em outras palavras o RPA é uma aplicação de tecnologia, regida por lógica de negócios com entradas estruturadas,…

Production strategy, operational performance objectives, and decision areas

The study of production strategy begins, from a content point of view, with Skinner’s pioneering work identifying production as an important source of competitive advantage. Conceptually, production strategy refers to the establishment of policies and plans that promote the efficient use of resources, in order to ensure the achievement of company objectives. In a market-based…