The Next Matter

The Next Matter is a resource to help operations leaders succeed. Business operations is the engine that keeps your organization running. And we believe in keeping that engine well-oiled, and finely-tuned.

Maintaining Deep Connection at Work – 5 Key Takeaways from the Next Matter Offsite

Maintaining Deep Connection at Work – 5 Key Takeaways from the Next Matter Offsite

After two days of inspiration and introspection, we realized the most important business objective of them all: to stay connected with each other

Tassilo Karunarathna

Company Updates
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3 minutes

How to Set (and Crush) OKRs for Operations

Whether you’re hitting your OKRs every time, 50% of the time, or almost never, you’ll notice a consistently positive, upward trajectory in your operational performance.

Pierre-Alain Guillou

Operations
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5 minutes

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Effective Operations Leaders Do These 3 Things Naturally

For business operations to succeed, it requires a very specific leadership profile, defined by a higher degree of adaptability, greater resilience to rapid change, and a do-it-yourself attitude when it comes to making critical improvements.

Luke Walker

Operations
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5 minutes

The True Cost of Email Coordination (that Your Business Can't Afford)

This everyday operations email is costing your business hundreds of dollars each time it’s sent – and your operations organization is probably sending it a dozen times per week.

Tassilo Karunarathna

Operations
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5 minutes

5 Ways to Bulletproof your Supplier Onboarding Process

Apart from the massive headache, lack of productivity, and potential compliance risk, if you don’t have an integrated supplier onboarding process in place, you’re probably not getting the most out of your supplier relationships.

Luke Walker

Operations
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4 minutes

The 5 Must-Have Features of your Process Management Application in 2020

There are a multitude of Process and Workflow Management solutions available on the market. And – it goes without saying – not every tool is the built same, or created equal.

Luke Walker

Process Management
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4 minutes

What Poor Process Management Is Actually Costing You

Every leader knows that effective process management is critical to the success of the business. And yet, somehow, it ends up at the bottom of the to-do list. And that’s costing you a lot more than you think.

Luke Walker

Process Management
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4 minutes

Not Another SaaS Tool – How SaaS Skepticism Could Be Killing Your Business Operations

No one would turn down buying (or renting) a drill if they needed to bore a hole. So why is it that in the corporate world, new digital tools are still met with such aversion? And are your business operations suffering as a result?

Luke Walker

Business Digitization
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5 minutes

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