Global leading companies compete head to head in London in April

What do these 30 companies have in common?

They are all shortlisted finalists for this years Annual Process Excellence Awards. The team of judges has evaluated more than 200 submissions to produce the finalists who will now compete head to head at the BPGroup and Process Excellence 18th Annual Conference in London during April –

Atlantic Industries Ltd | BAA | Betfair | BP Lubricants | BSkyB | Cable & Wireless | Capgemini Polska Sp.z o.o. | Carphone Warehouse / Best Buy Europe | Citi | Computershare | DSM | Firstsource | Intelenet Global Services Pvt. Ltd | Irish Life Corporate Business | KuwaitPetroleum International | Lloyd’s Register | Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd | Network Rail | Procter & Gamble | RBS Insurance | RoyalBolton HospitalNHS Foundation Trust | RS Components UK | Schenker Arkas Transport & Trading | ScottishPower | Sellafield Ltd | Serco plc | Sutherland Global Services | Tesco | Virgin Media |

There are 8 Categories for the finalists including:
Best BPM Program | Best BPM Project | Best BPO Program | Best Lean Transformation | Best Process Improvement Program | Best Process Improvement Project in Service & Transaction | Best Project Contributing to Innovation | Best Start Up Process Improvement Program

This years entries demonstrate the rapid evolution of process excellence and BPM towards Outside-In.

If you would like to review the conference, download the brochure and attend the event please visit for the latest information.

If you are not in Europe and wish to attend the other 18th Annual Conferences we are live in:

Stockholm, Sweden – June:

Sydney, Australia, June: 

Apple v.Amazon – Two Outside-In behemoths slug it out

Both organisations are VERY successful and represent the embodiment of Outside-In:
Steve Jobs “the Customer Experience is the process”, and
Jeff Bezos “..rather than ask what are we good at and what else we can do with that skill, you ask who are our customers? What do they really need? And then you say we’re going to give them that..”

In the light of recent product launches from Apple e.g. iPad2. So how do their business models compare?

Here is an excellent review of the difference and an indicator of who is going to win the race…