The dominant mega trend of digitization opens vast potentials to increase efficiency in production and supply chain management despite the growing linkages of complex processes. The IMX Digitals provide a wide range of innovative tools addressing key issues of both fields to operationalize the full potential of process digitization.

IMX Digital Lab


Starting in recent years, the INSTITUTE FOR MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE has established the innovative capability as a third pillar complementing our core expertise in production management and logistics to allow a holistic approach to take on our customer’s present challenges. By founding the Digital Lab in the heart of Berlin’s pulsating start-up scene, we pool our digitization strategies with our innovative IMX Digitals to form an implementation-orientated competence center. Our Digital Lab gladly assists you with developing focus fields for your digitization approaches in a competent and fast manner or provides detailed information on the specific solutions of our Digitals.

  • Partner for digitization strategies
  • Record of the inital digital situation with the DX Check
  • Gap-to-target analysis and identification of potential
  • Benchmarking-studies and digital best-practices
  • Customer-oriented digital product development
  • Focus on digital products for manufacturing and logistics
  • Digital Lab method: agile product development
  • Networking with agile software developers

(Deutsch) Agile Produktentwicklung

- die Digital Lab Methode -
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Pain Point

(Deutsch)

Unternehmen treten mit ihren operativen Problemstellungen auf IMX zu, die Potenzial für eine effiziente, digitale Lösung versprechen.

Anforderungsanalyse

(Deutsch)

Der jeweilige Pain Point wird gemeinsam mit dem Kunden zu einzelnen Anforderungen abstrahiert und dafür notwendige Funktionscluster abgeleitet.

Use Case

(Deutsch)

Gemeinsam mit dem Kunden wird der spezifische Anwendungsfall für das MVP konkret festgelegt und essenzielle Grundfunktionalitäten definiert.

Prototyp

(Deutsch)

Der konzipierte Prototyp wird kurzfristig in ein reduziertes, aber voll funktionsfähiges Produkt (MVP) umgesetzt.

Umsetzung (MVP)

(Deutsch)

Der konzipierte Prototyp wird kurzfristig in ein reduziertes, aber voll funktionsfähiges Produkt (MVP) umgesetzt.

Pilot (MVP)

(Deutsch)

Das entwickelte MVP wird in einem kontrollierten Umfeld im Alltagsbetrieb getestet.

Idea fit?

(Deutsch)

Der Kunde entscheidet auf Basis der Testerfahrungen, ob das MVP die gewünschte Funktionalität des vereinbarten Prototypen prozesssicher garantiert. Ist dies der Fall, beginnt die Weiterentwicklungsphase des Produkts. Das Tool befindet sich nach diesem Schritt im Live-Betrieb.

Feedback

(Deutsch)

Sofern im Testbetrieb weitere benötigte Grundfunktionalitäten erkannt werden oder die bestehende Funktionalität angepasst werden soll, wird das Feedback der Tester in ein erweitertes Anforderungsprofil überführt.

Update

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Die neuen Anforderungen und Funktionen werden zu einem Prototypen 2.0 ergänzt. Dieser wird anschließend in ein erweitertes MVP umgesetzt. Der Prozess beginnt anschließend erneut bei der "Umsetzung".

Module

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Erfüllt das MVP die gewünschten Grundfunktionen, werden die in der Entwicklungsroadmap definierten Weiterentwicklungen in unabhängigen, aber verknüpfbaren Modulen geclustert.

Priorisierung

(Deutsch)

Alle Weiterentwicklungsmodule werden mit dem Kunden gemeinsam besprochen und priorisiert, um eine kundenindividuelle Weiterentwicklung zu gewährleisten.

Umsetzung (Weiterentwicklung)

(Deutsch)

Entsprechend der beschlossenen Priorisierung und Entwicklungsroadmap werden die Module sukzessiv entwickelt und mit dem bestehenden Produkt verknüpft.

Pilot (Weiterentwicklung)

(Deutsch)

Jedes neu entwickelte Modul wird vor Abschluss des Moduls ausführlich im Testbetrieb und mit Anbindung an das bestehende Produkt getestet.

Digital Excellence Check


The Digital Excellence (DX) Check gives you a holistic overview of the status quo of digitization in your company. The scientifically founded questions consider the six core areas of a company, which are significantly influenced by the digital transformation.

Transparency about the maturity of digitization

Gap-analysis based on individual corporate objectives

Guidance for the digital transformation

Products


Supply Chain Monitor

Real time risk management based on big data-analysis supported by AI

Increased complexity in the dependence of the supply chain leads to various risks. The risk management of supply chains must anticipate those risks. The IMX Supply Chain Monitor provides help, it analyzes short messages in real time which allows an early detection and a quick reaction to any disturbance.

Assess2Audit

Overview and measurements of performance with assessments and audits

Assess2Audit combines the planning and execution of assessments and audits with the evaluation and presentation of the results in a free editable KPI cockpit. These gives you an easy overview over the performance of the company and shows areas for improvement.

Supply Chain Monitor

Real time risk management by big data-analysis supported by AI

Increased complexity in the dependence in the supply chain leads to varios risks. The risk management of supply chains have to antizipate those risks. The IMX Supply Chain Monitor analysis short messages in real time which allows an early detection and a quick reaction to any disturbance.

more

Assess2Audit

Overview and messurement of performance with assessments and audits

Assess2Audit combines the planning and execution of assessments and audits with the evaluation and presentation of the results in a free editable KPI cockpit. These gives you an easy overview over the performance of the company and shows areas for improvement.

more

EasyTrace

Platform independent B2B-Asset-Tracking

Due to the growing number of involved players within supply chains, complete tracking along the supply chains is only possible at considerable effort. That‘s where EasyTrace comes into play by using smartphones to collect consignment data. Given the wide spread of devices, the app ensures entensive real-time tracking.

ETOM

Planning security based on macroeconomic indicator analysis

The corporate analysis and macroeconomic forecast provides planning reliability in times of highly volatile conditions. The Economic Trend Outlook Model (ETOM) identifies leading market indicators that periodically correlate with company sales. It provides customized sales forecasts up to 36 months to support your budgeting process.

EasyTrace

Platform independent B2B-Asset-Tracking

Due to the growing number of involved players within supply chains, complete tracking along the supply chains is only possible at considerable effort. That‘s where EasyTrace comes into play by using smartphones to collect consignment data. Given the wide spread of devices, the app ensures entensive real-time tracking.

more

ETOM

Planning security based on macroeconomic indicator analysis

The corporate analysis and macroeconomic forecast provides planning reliability in times of highly volatile conditions. The Economic Trend Outlook Model (ETOM) identifies leading market indicators that periodically correlate with company sales. It provides customized sales forecasts up to 36 months to support your budgeting process.

more

Quick Checks


OperationsExcellence Check

Performance Check for your company

The Operations Excellence Check is a service provided to support customers in identifying potential for improvement and pave the way towards manufacturing excellence. The analysis report is put into graphs and complemented by an expert discussion.

DigitalExcellence Check

Digital Readiness Check for your company

The Digital Excellence Check gives you a holistic overview of the status quo of digitization in your company. The scientifically founded questions consider the six core areas of a company, which are significantly influenced by the digital transformation.

Culture/LeadershipExcellence Check

Emotional Intelligence Check for your company

Get a holistic view of the status quo of cultural and leadership-critical factors in your business with the Culture/Leadership Excellence Check.

OperationsExcellence Check

Performance Check for your company

The Operations Excellence Check is a service provided to support customers in identifying potential for improvement and pave the way towards manufacturing excellence. The analysis report is put into graphs and complemented by an expert discussion.

more

DigitalExcellence Check

Digital Readiness Check for your company

The Digital Excellence Check gives you a holistic overview of the status quo of digitization in your company. The scientifically founded questions consider the six core areas of a company, which are significantly influenced by the digital transformation.

more

Culture/LeadershipExcellence Check

Emotional Intelligence Check for your company

Get a holistic view of the status quo of cultural and leadership-critical factors in your business with the Culture/Leadership Excellence Check.

more

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