Tag Archives: research

Have MES Come of Age?

Have we learned enough to succeed consistently? It’s the age-old question for manufacturing execution systems and operations management systems (MES/MOM). The technology is mature enough, but the practices for selecting, implementing, adopting and sustaining them… well that’s still an outstanding question. Tomorrow I have the good fortune to moderate a MESA International webcast where Rick […]

Comments ( 1 )

What can you imagine?

What can you imagine? Does it show in what you do? Every company stands for something, and Bill Taylor, the founder of Fast Company, encourages business people to think of strategy as advocacy. Do you and your company stand for something compelling? Some companies truly do have a big and exciting vision and others can’t […]

Comments ( 0 )
MESA 2014 ROI unConference

Face-to-Face Energizing Info Flows

Business travel can be a grind. Yet I am always energized by being face-to-face with others who care about information flows in manufacturing. There is something beyond the pure facts that we convey in being present with each other. Human beings need and feed off of each others’ energy. I often remember things I learned […]

Comments ( 0 )

Doing Projects and Programs Right… Rare but Possible

Vision without action to achieve it can be frustrating. If you manage programs or projects in your business, you probably realize that managing them effectively is the key to your operational and financial success. However, it’s also likely that you have not been able to improve your on-time and on-budget performance very dramatically. Its even […]

Comments ( 0 )

UDI: Medical Device Profits at Risk – Unnecessarily

How many companies’ profit margins will plummet because of the FDA’s Unique Device Identifier (UDI) requirements? Quite a few, I imagine. Don’t get me wrong. I am not opposed to the regulation. I think it makes sense, and that companies will comply. The question is: at what cost? I believe it is possible to comply […]

Comments ( 0 )
Speed matters in metrics - so those not achieving it are not as satisfied.

Are you Measuring in Ways that Foster Improvement?

We measure nearly everything in our lives.  In business, it’s important to understand your performance and what fosters good performance.  Yet that’s not as easy as it sounds.  Many companies use metrics that do not align with their core business goals.  Others don’t provide views of performance quickly enough for people in a position to […]

Comments ( 0 )

Who We Are

Julie Fraser Iyno Advisors started in 2012 after principal and founder Julie Fraser realized that research and data are great, but intuition and gut feel play a critical role in successful businesses and communication about them.  This is the next step in her nearly 30-year career as industry analyst in manufacturing software. Her work focuses […]

Comments ( 0 )

What We Deliver

Iyno Advisors provides a wide range of services to clients seeking to improve their business success.  These are provided in customized ways to fit a client’s particular needs at a given time. ·  Powerful Positioning Understanding and addressing market needs Crafting a story that compels new understanding and action ·  Reasoned Research Asking important questions […]

Comments ( 0 )