Where business people can find non-technical, big picture, practical information about Business Intelligence (BI), Performance Management, and Data Warehousing (DW). How do businesses use business intelligence? Continue reading How Do Businesses Use Business Intelligence?
In the health and safety department, a lot has changed in a mere 14 or so months. Let’s take a look at some of the health and safety changes in the workplace we’re expecting to see this year and how they’re going to complement each other in creating a better workplace.
How do you ensure that projects and tasks get completed on time, on budget, and to your quality standards? Creating a project management checklist can help you achieve this. In this post, we’re going to share how you can create and integrate better project management checklists into your team’s workflow. Continue reading How Do You Prepare a Project Management Checklist?
During the economic crisis, it seemed as though we’d been constantly running in crisis mode. To put it mildly, the worldwide situation got out of control years ago and it didn’t show signs of improving soon. Uncertainty abounds, fingers were pointed in every direction, and many of us felt powerless to do anything but wait and worry. In those situations, it’s best to know about crisis and risk management. Continue reading What Is the Difference Between Crisis and Risk Management?
Writing procedures is an exercise in controlling compliance costs. You’re trying to comply with customer expectations, management objectives, government regulations, and/or industry standards, making compliance expensive. Regardless of the reason for compliance, wouldn’t you want to write as few procedures as possible if you could still conform to the compliance mandate and keep your compliance costs to a minimum? Continue reading How Do Procedures Reduce Compliance Costs?
Corrective and Preventive Action are key elements to a Quality Management System (QMS) that is focused on Continual Improvement and Customer Satisfaction. Indeed, any ISO 9000 type QMS should have this type of focus, unfortunately many do not. Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Corrective Action and Preventive Action?
There are six areas of risk frequently capitalized upon by embezzlers. While these areas of risk are not the only ones containing “embezzlement windows of opportunity”, these are the areas that offer the most significant sources of exposure to your company. What are common embezzlement schemes? Continue reading What Are Common Embezzlement Schemes?