TIP: Don’t put bad processes into new systems – If you are considering implementing a new #accounting, #purchasing, #stock management, #ERP or #MRP system; review your #processes before starting the project.
Reduce the time you spend on digital marketing activities and keep your marketing activities going whilst on holiday…without hiring someone to do it. At the request of Inspire Networking, we had the great pleasure to show the attendees of this networking group in Chelmsford (Essex) the tools that are available that can be used to […]
As the colder nights start to become common, we are asking for ways we can help those most vulnerable at this time of year and wo do not necessarily get the help and support they need. We have some ideas, but welcome any suggestions on who we should be assisting and how. Our work is […]
Did you know that you already have the software, systems and tools required to improve efficiency, remove time consuming tasks and to grow your business? Let’s take a look at quite possibly the one software application that every business couldn’t live without….Microsoft Excel. The spreadsheet. The application that is an illusion; an illustration of how […]
The title of this BBC article is not relevant, what is important is the two clear takeaways that are relevant to any business: …but they had based their work on academic literature rather than the experiences…” “Hiring an off-the-shelf big package from one of the big companies has been proven time and again to fail,” […]
For those familier with Lean, or anyone that has Googled for pointers on reducing process waste, you would know about TIMWOOD or WORMPIT – the “7 Wastes”. For those that are familier, you will now be saying “well, there is actually eight”, and you would be correct with ‘under-utilised talent’ being a common problem in […]
Looking through some of the old files, I came across this article on diversity I wrote some time ago. Without all the bias attached to a self-written article, I must say the article is very powerful, particularly the ending, and certainly makes you think about the issue of diversity in the workplace. Upon reading this […]