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Competitive advantages through agile methods – the trend in the automotive supply industry

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Increasing numbers of projects, more complex tasks and shorter development times - handle automotive suppliers’ projects on schedule and cost-effectively with agile methods.
How do you stir up a team spirit amongst developers? How can obstacles be eliminated as soon as possible and correctly escalated? When can a project be realistically completed? These are questions for which the agile project management method SCRUM provides answers. SCRUM - a powerful method when used correctly.

Systematic Approach for Factory Relocation

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With the growth of urbanization, industrialization and the more and more tight regulations for environmental protection, many Chinese development areas, and free-trade zones are changing their location policies. Companies, which were welcomed and settled down years before under than much less strict policies, now face the request for relocation of their production facilities to another location, often under huge time pressure as licenses are revoked on comparatively short notice. To use the time in the most efficient way the relocation planning shall be done in a systematic approach, which will be the content of this paper.

FMIC had invited to 7th Future Management Conference 2019 in Tokyo, Japan

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We held the 7th Future Management Conference in Tokyo on Jan 24th 2019, called FM conference 2019. We have invited about 100 people from 42 different companies. Regarding FM Conference 2019, our purpose was to have an understanding for our Future Management and FMIC activity. The theme was “Find out Business opportunity and Self Innovation”.

What are the next steps scheduled for Brexit, and how can IMIG successfully support you?

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From the outside, the Brexit negotiations look like a never-ending crime thriller. Many companies are now asking themselves the following questions: what will become of the British market and how will it impact future strategic decisions? Are my subsidiaries and branches in the United Kingdom at risk? Or is right now a great opportunity to conquer the UK market?
Use IMIG as your captain: IMIG will show you all the possible routes across the turbulent seas, and finally pursue the most efficient course by your side, so you can reach your individual goals as best as possible.

2018 Highlights and a Look Ahead to 2019 Matthias Hartmann, founder and CEO of IMIG AG, reports on the past year and takes a look ahead to 2019

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Having already posted an outstanding year in 2017, 2018 proved to be even more successful with several interesting and innovative projects completed for and with our clients. In addition to our long-standing client, we were able to add several very interesting new ones, in particular in the automotive, industrial, and mechanical engineering segments.

International Management & Innovation Group AG founded and opens a new location in Prague, Czech Republic

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The management consultancy IMIG AG adds another location and celebrates the opening of a new office in Prague. After several years of successful project work in the Czech Republic and a good, cooperative partnership, the several years of preparation have now led to the foundation of IMIG Czech s.r.o. (LLC) . At the beginning of December, the partners completed the foundation in the "Golden City" of Prague, recognized by UNESCO. 

Brexit and IMIG - Where is the connection?!

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The Brexit negotiations look like a crime thriller from the outside. On the one hand, the EU is preparing for a contingency plan in the event of the negotiations failing, and on the other hand, breakthroughs in the negotiations are reported. Does politics really operate as haphazardly as it seems to? The British economy is increasingly running out of patience with the risk of an uncontrolled exit from the EU. So, what to do?

Short Introduction of Mr. Qiang Zhao – Senior Consultant at IMIG China Co., Ltd.

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I´ve been a Senior Consultant at IMIG China for almost 4 years, I am always full of energy to conquer each challenge and enjoy this exciting working every day. Graduated from Mechanical Design & Manufacturing and Automation at Nanjing University, I am still set the high standards for myself, I keep on the further study on professional fields, communication skills and rich practical experiences.

Short introduction by Thoralf Enström – Managing Director & Senior Consultant of IMIG Industry Consult GmbH

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In the good tradition of the IMIG Group Newsletter, today I would like to introduce myself to you as a reader in my role as Managing Director at IMIG Industry Consult GmbH. My name is Thoralf Enström. I have been active as a senior consultant in the company since the beginning of 2017 and have become Managing Director of IMIG IC GmbH together with Mr. Christian Pfingstl at the beginning of the year.

New Business Development Workshop (Innovation Challenge Training)

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Client Situation & Issue:
+ Due to decreasing ATM & POS systems market in Japan, they have to produce NEW Product, New Service & New Business. And also sell them global market.
+ They have been trying to change their capability of Operational Excellence into Innovation Excellence.
+ They have to develop their Technology and keep competitiveness in Japan & Global.
+ They have to describe new business by using new technology and solution.

IMIG project report on LEAN Production – design of a production island for medium-sized mechanical engineering company

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Like many organically grown and often family-owned SMEs, this engineering company also faced the problem of adapting its capacities or rather its production environment to the positive economic conditions. On the one hand, the decision to expand a 50-year-old production hall was made in advance, on the other hand, also to invest in new equipment, in particular a state-of-the-art paint finishing system.

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