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What’s Your Plan to Document Process Procedures?

Your core business processes change in response to market forces, competition, regulations, customer demand, the economy, culture, personal beliefs, and many other factors. Business and organizational development is about business process change: not as in “process change — the event”, but “process change — the journey“. What’s your plan to document process procedures during your process journey? Continue reading What’s Your Plan to Document Process Procedures?

What are the Best Technical Writers Tools?

Want to improve your workflow as a technical writer? Tutor John W. from DoMyEssay shares the 8 best technical writing tools with bizmanualz.com that will save your time and make you more productive. What are the best technical writers tools? Continue reading What are the Best Technical Writers Tools?

How to Reduce Document Control Mistakes with Document Control Software

There are many document control mistakes your company can make if not using document control software, but first off what is document control? Document control is required in order for a Quality Management System to be compliant with ISO 9001. The same is true for other standards, guidelines, and regulations — the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) , the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and many other laws and guidelines require that you have control over your documentation. Learn how to Reduce Document Control Mistakes with Document Control Software. Continue reading How to Reduce Document Control Mistakes with Document Control Software

What are Examples of Standard Work Instructions?

Are your standard work instructions out of date due to a significant changes in your accounting systems? Accounting policies and procedures Word document templates are available that can be used as standard templates of boiler plate work instructions by work functions for purchasing, accounts payable (AP),  accounts receivable (AR), inventory counting, asset control, etc., within the accounting department that can be opened, modified, saved and updated as needed. What are standard work instructions? Continue reading What are Examples of Standard Work Instructions?

How Can Technology Improve the Efficiency of a Business?

 IT or Information Technology in Business has brought a tremendous revolution in all types of fields by enabling interactions over internet. How else has technology improved the efficiency of a business?
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How Effective are Policies and Procedures?

If you are writing policies and procedures documentation, then at some point you will need to answer the question “How Effective are Policies and Procedures?” If you can measure your documentation against some common elements, then you will have a method for managing, reviewing, and communicating the effectiveness of your policies and procedures. Continue reading How Effective are Policies and Procedures?

How Do You Train Employees on Procedures?

Here’s a scenario: A new employee has to be trained on a particular procedure. The person who normally conducts the training (the area supervisor) is unexpectedly out of the office for a couple of days, due to illness. You, the Human Resources director, prefer not to have the new employee sitting around while waiting to be trained. They ought to be able to familiarize themselves with the procedure; you believe this will help speed up the training. Continue reading How Do You Train Employees on Procedures?

What Project Management Documents Do You Use?

Project Management consists of managing your project plan, achieving your project objectives, and delivering the intended project results to your users, customers and management. As a Project Manager, doing this effectively requires a disciplined project management approach using key project management documents, methods, and tools to guide your progress.

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What are the Benefits of Document Management Systems?

Why do we bother documenting processes, tasks, and events? What purpose does documentation serve?  And, if we’re going to do it, shouldn’t we do it right? Are there benefits of document management systems? Continue reading What are the Benefits of Document Management Systems?