Risk Management

30
Jan

Doomed from the Start

Spend less than 10 minutes with Ken Cowman, CEO of Emercomm, to find out the most common reasons for an ERP project to fail.  Hint…it’s seldom during the implementation phase.

25
Jan

Physical Inventory Cycle Counting

Spend less than 14 minutes with Ken Cowman, CEO of Emercomm and former inventory manager, to learn the methodology to achieving inventory record accuracy of over 99% and how to eliminate the need for the annual physical count.

23
Jan

The Future of Work – Video

Spend less than 10 minutes with Ken Cowman, CEO of Emercomm, to hear his thoughts on how the future of work will create great opportunities for organizations to reduce:  overhead costs; greenhouse gases, employee stress and taxes while improving employee productivity by 10 to 20 percent.

 

16
Jan

Inventory Accuracy Avoids Waste

Are inventory count variances a problem or a symptom of something else? In this article we talk about some of the problems that inaccurate inventory records create, some root causes to consider and attributes that will ensure a successful inventory record management result.

Inventory Accuracy Avoids Waste

27
Sep

The Spider and The CEO

Are you as efficient as a spider in detecting problems within the organization? Do you discern problems before they can become major issues?

The Spider and the CEO

27
Sep

Workplace Stress: The Productivity Killer

Stress lowers the body’s immune system which limits its ability to fight off common illnesses that result in short-term absenteeism. Psychological issues such as depression and anxiety and panic attacks are also being reported. Not surprisingly, more than half of workers surveyed state that job-related stress is having a negative impact on their productivity.

Article_Workplace Stress The Productivity Killer

25
Sep

Unbelievable: Implementation Failure Rates

How can you save your next implementation from coming in over-budget and over-time and make sure you know the new system is right for you?

Article_Unbelievable

7
Sep

Sick Days and Weather

In the thirty plus years that I’ve been managing people, one of the most frustrating moments for me is when I get a communication from an employee that informs me that they will not be at work today.  Unplanned downtime drives management productivity down as we determine the impact of the absence and how to prioritize the tasks of others to ensure that critical work gets done.  How do we minimize the impact to productivity of everyone impacted?

Sick Days and Weather

18
Aug

Passive vs Active Business Process Modeling

Are you passively or actively engaging your process modeling?

Any organization that is going to engage in Lean initiatives should take a hard look at its business processes and where wasted time, effort, costs and risks likely exist. Investing
in a Passive BPM technology that allows for the metrics to be captured and deployed will help quantify waste and risk factors…as long as you have a facilitator that knows how to use the tools properly. If you choose a process modeling solution that can be automated, it’s going to make making changes to, and getting control of, those processes easier and faster.

Passive vs Active BPM

24
Jul

Choosing and Using Solutions and Professional Service Providers

A Penny Spent Wisely: Choosing and Using Solutions and Professional Services Providers

Are you asking the right questions when choosing a new computer solution and professional service providers?

A Penny Spent Wisely