process engineering

4 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself to Quickly Improve The Efficiency Of Your Business Processes

4 Questions to Ask Yourself to Improve Your Business Process Efficiency
This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Eight Ways to InnovateRunning your business is complex. As it grows you have to add more employees, departments and partners to the mix. When you get to the office and see six new voicemails and a full inbox, your business starts to feel chaotic.

Luckily for you, there are ways to stay on top of the chaos. In this article of our series on 8 Ways to Innovate Your Business, we’re looking at ways to improve business processes.

When growing your business, you have to look at how you do … Read More »

Innovation: It’s A Conveyor-Belt Factory Processy Type Of Thing That Many People Don’t Understand

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Think of a factory.  You may visualise a Henry Ford type factory, or a more modern Toyota type facility.

Either way, there are three main processes involved.

In one end goes a raw materials.  Out the other comes finished goods ready for sale.

The first process is Goods In.  The task of Goods In is to sort through everything, reject any faulty goods and organise the rest into the warehouse.  All material has to be screened first – otherwise carrying out the next process will lead to rejects later on.

The second process is to work with those goods.  Turn … Read More »