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Our operational excellence solution

Get more strategic value from improvement projects and processes inside i-nexus

66% of projects are not completed within time and budget - Standish Group

Deliver strategic value from operations

Delivering strategic value from operational work is near-impossible without a solution that centralizes activity and provides transparency.

Accelerating project delivery times, instilling best practices, and ensuring everyone supports your goals is all possible thanks to operational excellence, powered by i-nexus.

  • One location for excellence

    i-nexus is the location for your projects and programs, so they no longer sit isolated in different software, folders, and spreadsheets, giving you the visibility, transparency, and common language needed to achieve excellence
  • Align operations to strategic goals

    i-nexus gives your strategy office the visibility and clarity needed to connect strategy to operations and hit targets
  • Govern your processes

    i-nexus allows you to implement workflows and approval processes to keep on top of policies being followed, driving accountability and standardization for greater results
  • Track performance

    i-nexus ensures you can set meaningful metrics and KPIs for your team, baseline, and then track performance with operational scorecards for simple performance management
  • Respond to results

    i-nexus gives you the tools to identify root causes, implement countermeasures, and track the impact of the solution so you can replicate them in the future
  • Unearth value

    i-nexus promotes regular submission of performance data and journals to help forecast savings, track improvements, and prove financial impact and tangible benefits, automated and ready to integrate into your reporting
  • Bring ideas to life

    i-nexus encourages your team to submit ideas that align with your goals, create projects to bring those ideas to life, and easily show how they have contributed to the bigger picture
  • Grow your skills

    i-nexus gives your PMO, project, and Lean teams the tools to learn and mature according to your best practices, templates, processes, and methods, meaning you can deploy the right resources and skills within portfolios and projects

How i-nexus solutions help you

Drive continuous improvement, be a team of problem-solvers and innovators, and see better results.

Continuous improvement

Continuous improvement

Looking to identify areas for improvement and implement changes? Our continuous improvement solution provides a structured approach for identifying opportunities and driving continuous improvement throughout your organization.

That means:

  • Increased process efficiency
  • Higher customer satisfaction rate
  • Greater employee engagement
SQDC and operational scorecards

SQDC and operational scorecards

Need help monitoring and improving your processes? Our solution provides customizable operational scorecards and SQDC boards that allow you to track performance metrics and identify areas for improvement easily.

That means:

  • Increased process efficiency
  • Higher quality
  • Less defects

Countermeasure A3s and 8Ds

Needing to identify and solve problems effectively? Our solution provides a structured approach for problem-solving, including A3 and 8D templates, helping you establish a countermeasure culture and drive continuous improvement.

That means:

  • Stronger problem-solving effectiveness
  • Less recurring issues
  • Greater employee engagement
Building an OpEx culture

Building an OpEx culture

Establishing an OpEx culture in your organization? Our solution provides tools and training to help you build a culture of continuous improvement and achieve operational excellence.

That means:

  • Larger cost savings
  • Less waste
  • Higher production quality
Hoshin Kanri

Hoshin Kanri x-matrix

Looking to align your goals and strategies with your day-to-day operations? Our Hoshin Kanri x-matrix solution provides a visual tool to help you align your strategic goals with your operational plans and track progress toward achieving them.

That means:

  • Tighter strategic alignment
  • Higher goal achievement rate
  • Greater employee engagement
Kaizen tracking

Kaizen tracking

Finding it hard to track the progress of your Kaizen events? Our solution provides a centralized platform for tracking and managing your Kaizen events, from idea generation to implementation.

That means:

  • Faster rate of continuous improvement 
  • Less waste 
  • Greater employee engagement
Belt training and coaching

Belt training and coaching

Training your employees in Lean Six Sigma methodologies? Our solution helps you track your belt training and coaching to spread a culture of continuous improvement and develop your team’s skills.

That means:

  • Increased process efficiency
  • Effective utilization of skills across the organization 
  • Faster learning and development rate
Daily management monitoring

Daily management monitoring

Need help monitoring and managing daily operations effectively? Our daily management solution provides operational scorecards and standardized work templates to help you improve operational efficiency and drive continuous improvement.

That means:

  • Greater productivity
  • Stronger accountability
  • Better communication and collaboration

The power of i-nexus

The foundation of excellence

i-nexus grew out of the world of operational excellence. This world remains at out our core, and continues as we deliver one solution to build your culture of excellence.

Use our best practices, workflows, approval processes, and software to build fundamental project management skills all the way through to a team of highly-effective improvement professionals.

Inside i-nexus you’ll have everything you need to achieve excellence.

Align your work to strategic goals

Because i-nexus is a strategy execution solution, your improvement efforts will no longer be siloed.

Portfolios of projects will have clear traceability to strategic goals.

Teams will understand how their work contributes to the bigger picture. The same language, processes, and standards will be followed, creating a shared vision executed with focus.

Prove your value

With everyone and everything running through i-nexus, you have the information needed to control performance, overcome delivery challenges, and prove your value.

Automated reporting, scorecards, and a suite of benefit, impact, and financial metric visualizations, defines and demonstrates value, no matter the audience.

Cut down project delivery times, improve success rates, and achieve your improvement goals inside i-nexus.

Let’s power your approach

Whether it’s PDCA problem solving on the shopfloor, or cross-functional work at a value stream level, i-nexus brings everything together, no matter your approach


Live Kaizen philosophy with projects and programs linked to eliminating waste and making daily improvements inside i-nexus, so that you empower your organization to create projects, document actions, analyze data, and drive strategic value


Deliver value stream projects to perfect flow and drive higher quality, executed and tracked within one system containing x-matrix, kanban, and deep project functionality

Six Sigma

Run your statistical process analyses to eliminate and reduce variation in your processes with in-system templates for DMAIC, incorporating root analyses and FMEA functionality

Project management

Create simple projects based on your choice of tools, including PDCA, just do it, and DMAIC, with clearly defined charters, goals, schedules, metrics and kanbans to bring everything to life, all connected to your strategic goals

Process improvement

Identify problem processes using tools such as FMEA, 5 whys and 5S, find root causes, and fix the pain, with the efforts tracked within i-nexus for simple measurement and replication

Your system

Built your own operating system? i-nexus isn’t limited to predefined methods. In fact, our users love our ability to customize and wrap the software around the way they achieve excellence

More goals, less effort

i-nexus takes you from plan to action with its strategic portfolio management tools. Group projects and programs into strategic portfolios, and keep everyone and everything that matters tightly aligned to your goals.

Go beyond your patchwork of technologies for crystal clear visibility of projects, investments and resources, ensuring a business agility to adapt to tomorrow.

With i-nexus, you’ll prioritize and align your portfolios with tools that help you

Assess portfolios’ alignment and impact on your goals

Balance capacity, demand, and schedules

Digitalize your ways of working

Evaluate performance, funding, and people

Analyze delivery and dependencies

Portfolios managed in i-nexus include

  • Projects
  • Process
  • Lean
  • Sig Sigma

Achieve operational excellence with these tools


Plan and deploy goals across the business that connect to strategy

  • X-matrix
  • Goal setting and cascade
  • Scenario planning
  • Portfolio selection
  • Financial targets
  • Metric and KPI setting


Execute strategic projects using your best practices

  • Portfolio management
  • Project and program management
  • Templates and methodology management
  • Workflow management
  • Idea management
  • Learning and development management


Track and act on progress with one view of performance

  • Operational scorecards
  • KPI metric bowling charts
  • Metric journals
  • A3 root cause analysis and countermeasures
  • Impact and benefit analysis, and financial tracking
  • Automated operational reports

The i-nexus difference

We wrap around you

i-nexus wraps around how you want to deliver your goals. Languages, locations, products, processes. Exactly how you want it. All inside one solution.

We support

We use two decades of experience in strategy execution, Hoshin Kanri, Lean, and project management to help you overcome challenges, spot gaps, and accelerate success.

We integrate

i-nexus is your single source of truth, connecting project management software, ERP, CRM, and other critical systems to give you a total view of what matters to deliver results.

We’ve helped organizations like yours

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