Lunch and Learn: How digitalisation can transform your business

Posted: Tue 5th Dec 2023

Ever wondered how the smallest businesses achieve big results in the digital era?

In this Lunch and Learn, John O’Shanahan shares his knowledge and experiences in improving business operations through digitalisation.

He dives into the incredible potential of digitalisation, including the use of digital forms, automation and data analytics. These tools can save you precious time, reduce mistakes and let you direct your focus toward improving your business overall.

Key takeaways from this session:

  • Gain actionable insights from real-world case studies and practical experiences, so you can digitalise your own business

  • How to get the absolute most out of digitalisation without breaking the bank

  • How embracing digitalisation can give your small business a competitive edge

About the speaker

John is the founder and managing director of LeanBPI, Limerick Ireland, and Master Black Belt Lean Six Sigma. He has more than 35 years of global operations experience, specialising in micro-enterprise business improvement through digitalisation. Currently, he is pursuing a doctorate in digitalisation for small business at the University of Limerick.

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John O’Shanahan is the founder and lead consultant with LeanBPI, a market leader in digital innovation for small businesses, working with Local Enterprise Office clients and Irish SMEs since 2015. John has over 30 years’ experience in business operations, having held multiple roles with leading international companies in markets as diverse as Taiwan, Mexico, and The Netherlands. Lean BPI specialises in helping SMEs/Micro industry clients to improve their workflows, converting from paper based or manual systems to more efficient simplified digital processes. Having completed 200+ successful business improvement projects across a variety of sectors, John’s application of lean best practice, thought leadership and digital innovation has led to clients experiencing increased business performance, reduced costs and sustainable results. As well as helping clients optimise off the shelf software solutions, John and the team at LeanBPI develop bespoke solutions, built to meet client needs, enabling them to implement new workflows, which improve their business performance while reducing the stresses of the day-to-day operations. By applying lean methodologies, and digital Innovations, Lean BPI simplifies and streamlines a business’ processes to maximise its overall business performance. John holds an MSc in Strategic Quality Management, Lean Sigma Systems from the University of Limerick and is a doctoral candidate in the University of Limerick.

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