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Case study

Driving efficiency and revenue growth through synchronized focus on strategic goals

Universal Robots is a manufacturer of smaller flexible industrial collaborative robot arms, based in Odense, Denmark.

Universal Robots Manufacturing


Hoshin Kanri


“We needed saving from spreadsheet hell. When you’re copying blocks of KPIs from one level to another, just to make a spreadsheet work, you know you’ve outgrown the humble spreadsheet.”

Mogens Saigal, Senior Director, Universal Robots A/S


“i-nexus transformed our Hoshin Kanri method, replacing spreadsheets with a digital solution. Better still, i-nexus has enabled us to take the next evolutionary step beyond KPI reporting and towards building a stronger countermeasure culture.”

Mogens Saigal, Senior Director, Universal Robots A/S


Customer outcome

  • Demonstrate direct alignment between operational excellence and continuous improvement activity and contribution to improvement targets

i-nexus solution focus

  • Interactive planning using x-matrix
  • Performance reporting with bowling charts
  • Root cause analysis and countermeasures for exception handling
  • Automated monthly management reporting cycles

i-nexus benefits

  • Maintained an x-matrix multi-dimensional planning view of strategic objectives, KPIs & targets, and activities/projects
  • Updated metrics through data entry and integration with third-party systems
  • Established monthly reporting cycles with automated report generation Drive accountability and monitor progress toward targets through real-time performance tracking
  • Brought underperformance back on track by determining root cause and implementing rapid countermeasures

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