Why hold a facilitated product development workshop?

Why hold a facilitated product development workshop?

Starting a product development project with an independantly faciliated workshop is a great idea. Organising the teamwork, and communicating a common vision to everyone avoids headaches later.   In his book Assessment and Control of Software Risks, Casper Jones tell us that facilitated workshops: reduce the risk of scope creep – continuous growth of requirements …

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Could This New Material Help Solve Australia’s Bushfires?

Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation of Ireland Research Professor at University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute, has developed the crystalline material after decades of research Pic Sean Curtin Photo.

After the hottest and driest year on record, Australia faced a bushfire crisis in late 2019 that burned approximately 25 million acres of land across the country. Dozens of people died and millions of animals perished due to the blazes, the extreme drought and the searing temperatures. Australia’s bushfire tragedy and countless other incidents of …

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How to Get the Most from An Innovation Programme

How to the Get the Most from a Corporate Innovation Programme

Being innovative is not a skill that’s easily learned. In fact, companies big and small often struggle with encouraging innovation in their workplaces. Does that sound familiar to you? If so, then an innovation programme may be all that lies between your company’s struggles and a future that’s filled with innovation and amazing new product …

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Still Think It’s OK to Source All Your Products From China? Think Again.

Why You Should Stop Buying From China - Strategic Supply Chain Risk Management

The trade war between the United States (US) and China is as bad as ever. While the US and China play a chess game of levies, tariffs and currency devaluation, the question lingers: is your Chinese supply chain at risk? The costs and risks to use Chinese products are rising, thanks to the trade war. …

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Launch of the world’s first ‘human detector’ to protect homeless people sleeping in bins

A waste management company has developed a device to help protect homeless people who seek shelter inside industrial bins from harm.

A waste management company has developed a device to help protect homeless people who seek shelter inside industrial bins from harm. As temperatures drop across the country, waste containers become increasingly important refuges for rough sleepers, of which there are currently 320,000 in the UK, according to the latest research by Shelter. While finding people …

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The Importance of Procurement Management

Importance of Procurement Management

There are many companies belonging to various industries that practice smart and intellectual procurement ways as they have become imperative in order to make sure of the efficient operations and an optimal bottom line. It can be said merely that procurement usually deals with the activities and methods that are involved in gaining the goods …

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