3 Things Stopping Your Advancement to Operation X
"Early leaks of new designs had stirred anticipation for Apple's new smartphone — and on Tuesday Apple delivered on all the predictions with a $699 iPhone 8 and a $999 special-edition iPhone X (as in '10')," writes Alina Selyukh in their recent NPR article entitled "Apple Unveils Three New iPhones, But The Watch Sends Shares Up."
Selyukh continues that "The 10th-anniversary iPhone is the biggest redesign in years, with an all-screen front that eliminates the home button and can use facial recognition to unlock the display."
That's not all either.
According to the NPR article, "CEO Tim Cook says that the Apple Watch has now become 'the No. 1' watch in the world — beating even traditional watchmakers like Rolex."
No. 1 watch in the world.
Apple doesn't rest on its laurels, does it? Then, why should you?
Question: Do you believe your operation has made its latest iteration to "Operation X?"
If not, what's inhibiting you? We think we know.
Keep reading; we're going to share the three aspects of Proactive Operations you need in place to advance to "Operation X" and beyond.
Why the Need for Operation X?
We get it; you might be wondering why we're making a plea for what we call "Operation X."
But, for us, it's only a metaphor for continuously advancing your operation.
It's critical, and the only way to achieve the 10th or even 11th and 12th 'versions' of your operation is to make necessary improvements and optimizations.
Here's the thing: The threats to your operation will continue to evolve. You've got to be ready for what's coming.
That's why we urge you to address whether the following three areas of Proactive Operations that might be deficient in your operation.
We're going to take you through your Strategy, Infrastructure, and Technology to see what needs your attention.
Are you ready?
Strategy: What's Working & What's Not?
This step is where you study your current operation.
You need to identify what's working and what's not to make a move to a better version of your operation.
So, how can you accomplish this?