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Taxes and oldtimers Open Space

In the Netherlands the government announced to cancel the tax exemption for oldtimers in 2014. This has a huge impact for enthusiasts collecting classic cars as a hobby. As expected there is going to be some kind of an arrangement. Open Space Company was used to crowdsource possible solutions and arrangements. Some interesting ideas emerged. […]

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Open Space Company golive

As of today the public version of Open Space Company is available! You can sign up for free and create your space. We have a free and pro version available, check out our features and prices.

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Open Space Company goes social

From now on you can follow @OpenSpaceCom on Twitter and like Open Space Company on Facebook

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Shell started using Open Space Company

In Europe, one of the business units, ONEgas, is using Open Space Company technology to generate opportunity ideas and make sure they are implemented by the initiator to energise business improvement.

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Henk Linneman maintenance manager of 2011

Henk Linneman from NAM got awarded the 2011 maintenance manager of the year award (Dutch Institute World Class Maintenance). In the jury report the maintenance user interface on SAP was mentioned as a ‘jewel in the crown’. [source (in Dutch)] We are proud that NAM /Shell is using our KPIportal and happy with the advantages […]

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Shell Land asset chooses KPIportal

The ONEgas asset was the early adopter of the KPIportal and we are pleased that the Land Asset decided to start using the KPIportal as well. It will give people an intuitive maintenance dashboard to keep track of their corrective and preventive maintenance.

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Basics of emergent change – Shell Learning

On Thursday 19th of July, Lars presented at the course ‘Basics of Emergent Change’, organised by Shell Learning. In the main offices of Shell in the Hague on 17, 18 and 19 of July another edition of the course ‘Basics of Emergent Change’ was held. It is a course for Shell managers who are acting as […]

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Correct information from SAP

Many organisations have ERP software to support their business processes. But what is the real status of the (primary) process? On managementsite.nl they even talk about ‘How to lie with SAP‘ (article in Dutch). It can be difficult to get reliable data and reports from systems like SAP. It all depends on the quality of the […]

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Business Improvement Award

The team within Shell for implementing SAP where Lars was a member of has won a Shell Exploratie en Productie Business Improvement Award. On a learn and share event Lars presented the poster of the Den Helder Showcase. The poster explained the project and why it was a success. Furthermore the KPI dashboard poster was shown […]

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KPIportal adds value

Initially the KPIportal was used to generate A0 posters using data from SAP (the ERP system used by Shell). It allowed users to understand the status of the process. At a certain point in time talking about data in the corridor was not enough anymore. We developed the KPIportal into an easy to use and […]

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