Rick C. Burris

Rick C. BurrisRick C. Burris, a principal with Oliver Wight Americas, is a proven senior executive in turning around distressed businesses through the real-world use of world class best practices. He has over 30 years of executive, management, and process experience in diverse industries and has a functional background in finance, operations, supply chain management, and senior general management. Rick served a turnaround role as COO for Beauty Group International, and, at Weir Floway, he installed Integrated Business Management processes where the company went from serious losses to better-than-industry profit levels. With Oliver Wight, his client list includes companies such as Boeing, Motor Coach, Motorola, Yarway Valves, and Yerger Brothers Furniture.


Business Process Transformation Framework, Part 3

Business Process Transformation Framework, Part 3 In this final Article in their three part series, Rick Burris and Robert Howard describe the process steps for using a Business Process Transformation Framework (BPTF) effectively and efficiently. Like any tool, it can be used to produce the desired business results, or it can be misused, creating a […]

The Business Process Transformation Framework: Part 2

The Business Process Transformation Framework: Part 2 In the second Article of their three part series, Rick Burris and Robert Howard present a scenario in a global company that has determined that its Master Scheduling process is failing to produce the required results. The company decides to re-engineer the master supply planning process. Read their […]

Business Process Transformation Framework

Business Process Transformation Framework Given the number of well-publicized failed Enterprise Resource Planning system implementations, most will agree that there is a strong case for the need to improve process implementation. In this, the first of three Articles, Rick Burris and Robert Howard introduce an emerging process improvement technology called Business Process Transformation Framework (BPTF). […]