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KT Module 5: Defining the problem effectively

We knew what the problem was, then it turned out differently, wasting a lot of time. Is this avoidable?
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    In its Standard “8D – Problem Solving in 8 Disciplines”, the German Car Makers Association (VDA) specifies the best practice for solving complex problems. Especially in the case of complaints, it is important to follow the 8D process stages and document the findings accordingly.

    In this talk, Burkhardt Prigge, Consultant & Market Leader Germany at Kepner-Tregoe, explains how the KT processes, especially problem analysis, can help you to determine the cause of a problem as part of your 8D analyses.

    What can you expect in this webinar?
    • Insights into how the Kepner-Tregoe processes help with your 8D analyses
    • Understand the role of IS / IS NOT in problem solving
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    In seinem Rotband „8D – Problemlösung in 8 Disziplinen“ gibt der Verband der Automobilindustrie den Best-Practice-Standard vor, wie komplexe Probleme im Rahmen einer Multidisziplinären Problemlösung zu bearbeiten sind. Vor allem bei Reklamationen gilt es in 8 Disziplinen vorzugehen und dies entsprechend zu dokumentieren:

    D1 – Problemlösungsteam
    D2 – Problembeschreibung
    D3 – Sofortmaßnahmen
    D4 – Ursachenanalyse
    D5 – Auswahl und Verifizierung der Abstellmaßnahmen
    D6 – Realisierung und Validierung der Abstellmaßnahmen
    D7 – Fehlerwiederholung verhindern
    D8 – Abschluss und Würdigung des Teamerfolgs

    Burkhardt Prigge, Consultant bei Kepner-Tregoe und Market Leader Deutschland, erläutert, wie die Kepner-Tregoe-Prozesse, insbesondere die Problemanalyse, Ihnen helfen können, im Rahmen Ihrer 8D-Analysen tatsächlich die Ursache eines Problems zu ermitteln.

    Was erwartet Sie in diesem Vortrag?
    •Einblick, wie die Kepner-Tregoe-Prozesse bei Ihren 8D-Analysen helfen
    •Die Rolle von IST/IST-NICHT bei der Problemlösung verstehen
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    Sascha Laufenberg, Consultant and IT expert at Kepner-Tregoe will discuss how the KT Advanced Incident Management app helps to accelerate resolution time, provides a common format and language across teams and a way of updating and preparing executive updates.

    Client results delivered:
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    - Reduced variance by 77%
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    - Improved escalation avoidance by 31%

    Takeaways you should expect from this session:
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    • Learn how to create an improved information flow from Incident to Problem Management
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    Organizations need to use a framework that connects training to knowledge and ultimately behavior change if they want to see real results. In this webinar, we will introduce a framework to identify the core levers that drive the adoption of new skills and show how to translate them into business results.

    In this webinar you will learn:
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  • How To Create World Class Customer Service - Lessons from Aileen Allkins Recorded: Jun 9 2020 52 mins
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    Delivery of great service to earn customer loyalty is the goal of all Customer Service and Support (CSS) leaders. For years we have known that satisfied employees will mean higher customer satisfaction. So, how can we empower our workforce so they are highly satisfied and thus, highly engaged?

    Our front-line teams, who represent our brand and often have more touchpoints with our customers than anyone else, have an incredibly tough job. They deal with unhappy customers, see the flaws in our products and services, and are often under-equipped in terms of tools and training to deliver the level of service we aspire to achieve.

    Aileen Allkins, recent Microsoft Global Corporate Vice President and a 30-year CSS veteran will share how to develop a thriving, loyal, and engaged CS workforce with an emphasis on the connection between a company’s mission, its culture, people and customers. This webinar will offer insights on:

    • How to design a pathway to achieve differentiation through your
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    Our Presenter: Aileen Allkins
    Over the course of her 30-year career, Aileen Allkins has been transforming the CSS experience of some of the world’s best-known technology companies. She was most recently the Corporate Vice President of Global CSS at Microsoft, leading a diverse and international team of over 25,000 service professionals to provide world-class support for millions of customers. At Microsoft, Aileen was responsible for leading the CSS organization to achieve numerous industry awards. She has a genuine passion for people and is a strong advocate for front-line teams. Aileen is a fan of KT. During her tenure at Microsoft and Hewlett Packard, she has deployed Kepner-Tregoe tools and practices across both organizations
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    Sascha Laufenberg, Consultant and IT expert at Kepner-Tregoe will discuss how this app aligns the approach to the process, the technology and to a ‘people’ strategy for Problem Management as well as combining KT’s world-class training, coaching and consulting solutions.

    Here are some results we have delivered
    •74% reduction in Mean-Time-To-Resolution
    •77% reduction in variation
    •40% improved first-time-fix-rate
    •50% reduction in backlog
    •Increased customer satisfaction to +90%

    Takeaways you should expect from this session:
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    creation of reusable knowledge
    - See how “coaching loops” drive continuous learning and process
    - Learn how this app drives adoption and maximizes the ROI of your
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    Andrew Vermes
    We knew what the problem was, then it turned out differently, wasting a lot of time. Is this avoidable?
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    4)Question and Answer Period
  • Learn To Deliver KT Workshops Virtually Recorded: Mar 27 2020 61 mins
    John Ager and Wayne Stottler of Kepner-Tregoe
    Dear Program Leader,

    The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 have thrown most of our normal work and personal lives into uncertainty in just the past 2 weeks. For a large number of Americans, working from home and participating in virtual meetings are quickly becoming a new normal.

    To support these new challenges (and opportunities for you POA thinkers), we want to ensure you’re able to deliver KT training from wherever you are. For many years, our internal KT instructors have been successfully teaching KT through WebEx and getting great learner feedback.

    You can too!

    Join us Friday, March 27 and 12:00 pm EDT as two long-time KT experts, John Ager and Wayne Stottler, discuss how you can transition to delivering KT training virtually.

    Here’s what we’ll cover:
    •Using web conference tools to optimize virtual learning
    •Building engagement in virtual learning
    •Making practice and application work in a virtual environment
    •Digital workshop materials through KT Books
    •Additional tips, tricks and more

    For anyone that is still uncertain about delivering training virtually, KT consultants are available for additional support, to join you for a first teach, or anything else needed.

    To join us, you’ll need to register for a BrightTalk account which is quick and easy (and there’s lots of other great KT content available on there too). We’ll also distribute the recording of this session.

    Jason O’Neill
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    Leo Jolly, Practice Leader, and Drew Marshall, Regional Managing Director Kepner-Tregoe
    Leaders need to control their destiny and invest wisely for the future. If “why have a strategy?” had to be answered in one word, that word would be “focus”. In addition to guiding daily decision making and channeling the allocation of resources, a strategy establishes an organization’s identity and serves as the backbone of its culture. In this webinar, Leo and Drew will provide ideas and recommendations to close the ever-present gap between strategy formulation and execution.

    In the webinar you will:
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    . Learn processes and tools that you can use to formulate and effectively implement your business strategy across the whole organization or within a business unit or division.

    . Understand why it is important to identify who is going to do what, when, and

    . Learn how to develop leading indicators to know when we are on track

    . Develop a process to best prioritize projects for resource allocation, and
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    Regardless of your current position in your organization, this webinar will provide thoughts and ideas that you can implement to assist in the successful execution of your organization or divisional business strategy.

    Learn more about the presenters:
    Copy and paste the links below to view their LinkedIn profiles.

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Leaders in Problem Solving
Software and templates don’t solve problems. People solve problems.

What kind of people? People who are curious, ask great questions, make decisions based on facts, and are empowered to lead. They remain focused under pressure and act confidently to do what needs to be done.

Where can you find these problem solving leaders? They work for our clients and here at Kepner-Tregoe. For over 60 years, Kepner-Tregoe has empowered thousands of companies to solve millions of problems. If we can save millions for a manufacturer, restore IT service for a stock exchange, and help Apollo 13 get back from space, we can help your business achieve success. We empower you to solve problems.

Kepner-Tregoe provides a unique combination of training and consulting services designed specifically to get to the root cause of problems and permanently address your organizational challenges. Our systematic, data driven approach to problem solving will deliver measurable results to any company looking to improve quality and effectiveness while reducing overall costs.

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