We are all familiar with working in silos, but what does that really do to our business? Do we all have a common aim? A common goal? Or does our Silo mentality drive behaviors which are beneficial for individual, departmental – indeed ‘SILO’ gains?Read more
How do we know if the operational data we are tracking on a day to day basis is relevant? It is commonplace that data is being generated unnecessarily, that the wrong data is being generated and the actions being taken are based upon the wrong information. How then do we ensure that the data is correct and relevant?Read more
Facilities Management providers have yet to adopt a Lean RCM approach and are missing a golden opportunity to double their profit margins. However not all the facilities management companies can realise this opportunity as only those first past the post will get a share of the benefits.Read more
Millions of pounds are invested annually in change programmes – in process improvements, lean transformation and asset reliability – all in pursuit of cost reduction, improved efficiency and longer-term profitability.
But, before you embark on a costly, if necessary, change exercise you may want to find out to what extent the people in your organisation are ready for it. After all, they are the ones who need to understand the reasons behind your change effort so that they can embrace your ideas and implement them. To be sustainable, change needs to happen across all levels of an organisation. It is only by opening up lines of communication between practitioners and managers and between different functions that attitudes can change and new ways of working can be adopted.Read more