Fire, Ready, Aim!

Better Than; Ready, Aim, Fire Takeaway: We can hesitate to get in the game. Progress happens when we have data to work with. We get data by acting. We learn, adjust and continue to move forward. The problem with “Ready, Aim, Fire!” is we can take too much time with “Ready” and “Aim”. We need the information that comes from …

Glass Wall Management For Accountability & Engagement

Takeaway: Glass wall management is necessary for accountability, and engagement. It keeps the entire team on task and confident. Lack of glass wall management can lead to deception and misuse of authority positions for self-gain.  “Glass wall management,” also called visual management refers to how information within a company is shared. Key Performance Indicators are visual for all to see. …

5 Factors of High Quality Data & How They Affect Business Decisions

Data is collected in most businesses and is often thought of as record-keeping. When an inspection is completed, an employee’s performance is reviewed, maintenance is recorded, or even when a safety meeting is conducted, data is being collected. The record is then usually kept for future reference in order to achieve a greater objective, such as making better business decisions. …

6 Tips for Reducing Paper Consumption in the Workplace

It may seem like a difficult or even impossible challenge, but paperless operations or significantly reducing paper consumption within a business is achieved regularly by companies without drastically affecting their operations. By not taking action to reduce paper consumption, it is costing your company more than the cost of paper, printing, filing cabinets, and copiers and scanners. A culture of …

How to make your team more productive

If your business relies on a team that does their work in the field, you are probably interested in how to make your workers more productive. One sure-fire way is to stop using paper! How to make your team more productive in the field Productive work teams can be the result of a combination of factors, such as effective operational …

Biggest Factors Affecting Labour Productivity in Construction

Poor labour productivity is one of the main reasons for costs overruns and projects falling behind schedule. To help you identify and prevent poor productivity in your work force, listed below are some of the most recognized factors affecting labour productivity in the construction industry in a recent study by Intergraph. 1. Overtime Scheduling of longer work days than a standard …