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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

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Hoshin Kanri

Denmark

“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

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“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

Outcomes

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

By the numbers

Org units

79

Goals

1230

Metrics

1330

Projects

88

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