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One System to Help You Remain Focused

Posted: July 22, 2017 at 8:25 pm   /   Blog, Productivity

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Do you have tons of work to do and find it difficult to stay focused? Do you want to achieve your objectives consistently? Do you get distracted easily by coworkers, social media, etc. ? Do you like visual things or visual workplace? If you […]

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Why we need to develop our visual-presentation skills?

Posted: July 15, 2017 at 1:58 pm   /   Blog, Productivity

G U E S T  A R T I C L E I think in pictures and speak in analogies. And I’m not alone. It’s estimated that 65% of us are visual learners, compared to 30% who are auditory learners and 5% who are kinesthetic learners. In conversations, I will frequently grab a piece of […]

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A view of the Workshop “Training within Industry – How to Build A Work Instruction”

Posted: July 8, 2017 at 1:16 am   /   Blog, Professional Development

During quality audits, we often evaluate documentation such as procedures, and their content, against standards.  We also check if they reflect actual practice. However,  how do we know if a company is effective at actually turning these documents into skills?  In my experience, CAPAs originating from production (Corrective  Action and Preventive Reports) often identify training […]

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Generating Value by Using the Seven Basic Quality Tools

Posted: July 1, 2017 at 10:14 am   /   Blog, Quality

G U E S T  A R T I C L E n essential set of graphical, visual tools for your operational excellence toolbox is the seven basic quality tools. Spawned from teachings of W. Edwards Deming and Kaoru Ishikawa sometime around 1950, these tools have become mainstays in a quality professional’s toolbox. Included in […]

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Do You Face These Quality Business Case Mistakes?

Posted: June 24, 2017 at 10:25 am   /   Blog, Quality

G U E S T  A R T I C L E 4 Mistakes in Your Quality Business Case The following article by Dan Jacob was first published by LNS Research on May 24.  It describes some of the difficulties quality leaders face in getting management support for tech projects, and offers suggestions for overcoming […]

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Stereotypes on the Journey Toward Agile Performance Management.

Posted: June 15, 2017 at 7:28 pm   /   Blog, Performance

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Stereotypes: Is it true that women shouldn’t map read on the journey to Agile Performance Management? This stage of our journey to Agile Performance Management is brought to you thanks to Jan Hills, Principal of Head Heart + Brain. Jan has guided the […]

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ISO 45001 V’s OHSAS 18001

Posted: June 10, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E ccupational injuries and diseases are also a cost factor of significant proportions for individuals, employers and the taxpayer. Losses tally in early retirements, days absent from work and rapidly increasing medical and insurance costs. What is ISO 45001? ISO 45001 is a health […]

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Alternate Route: Embracing conflict on your journey to Agile Performance Management

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 8:00 pm   /   Blog, Performance

G U E S T  A R T I C L E On your journey to agile performance management, you and your travelling companions are going to encounter conflict. Often conflict is seen as something to avoid, or suppress. As we get more comfortable with transparency and encourage everyone to voice their views, we need […]

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Strikingly Powerful Transitions to Lean

Posted: May 27, 2017 at 3:04 pm   /   Blog, Lean

G U E S T  A R T I C L E he most effective Lean professionals realize their main job is not to educate in Lean, but rather to affect actual change in their clients. Yet even many of those treat change as if it is a thing to be managed in and of […]

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Lean IT: Using Lean principles to increase IT effectiveness

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 9:12 pm   /   Blog, Infograph, Lean

Sandhya is a recognized leader in Process Architecture and Technology Utilization. She has more than sixteen years of experience as a senior Management Consultant with Process Architecture & Mapping, Business Relationship Management and Project Management specialization in Information Technology servicing various corporate functional areas. This is a nine part info-graphic series which highlights how Lean- IT principles […]

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