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How Do You Improve your Operations? Enable the Process

During a recent client engagement, the client told us that their scrap rate was their biggest challenge and was the number one reason that they were struggling to be profitable. The runner-up was capacity within the shop processes, since they believed that running more jobs through the shop would make them more profitable. However, after… Read more »

Air China Cargo strengthens Edmonton’s links to the world

  in·no·va·tion ˌinəˈvāSH(ə)n/ noun noun: innovation the action or process of innovating. synonyms: change, alteration, revolution, upheaval, transformation, metamorphosis,breakthrough; More   a new method, idea, product, etc. plural noun: innovations “technological innovations designed to save energy” Innovation needs to be seen as a broad theme that permeates throughout much of a business’ other functions and… Read more »

Are you managing your spreadsheets or are they managing you?

Think about the many ways spreadsheets, like Microsoft Excel, are used in your organization. Timesheets, quotes, inventory management, job tracking, and the list goes on. In every example, there are likely multiple users who need access to the spreadsheets. For each one of those users, there is at least one “off the record” version of… Read more »