A recent Harvard Business Review survey concluded overwhelmingly that technology has a greater impact on employee engagement than it did three years ago and will continue to be a major factor. Utilize the latest technologies in your print shop and ensure your staff has an active role in using, remaining current and fully employing these technologies as part of an overall employee engagement strategy to foster engagement and attract and retain staff.
The idea of business dashboards is not new. What is new is that dashboards have become a mainstream management tool and now upper management may request access to dashboards. Business dashboards typically provide a graphical display of critical information such as day to day data, key performance indicators (KPIs) or benchmarks. One of the main problems, however, is the lack of availability of dashboards. One of the few companies that offers a dashboard is RSA.
Solutions for resolving COVID-19 work from home, staff cross training and delivery challenges that may be the new norm, and questions to prepare for the future.
Howie Fenton shares a method to estimate staffing needs as your revenue changes using your current sales per employee ratio (SPE) and anticipated revenue changes. Adding automation and shifting and cross training staff can address workflow gaps and bottlenecks that result from staff imbalances.
How to change your workflow to prepare for Post-COVID-19 discusses the impact of COVID-19 on workflow from preparing to return to work, working remotely and preparing for a recession.
This vlog is part three of a series about the nine steps in-plant print centers need to increase their profitability. I discuss steps 7 to 9 (Pricing strategy, utilization and growth, and offering value-added products).
This vlog is part two of a three-part series about the nine steps in-plant print centers need to increase their profitability. I discuss steps 4-6 (productive procedures, happy customers, and metrics and KPIs) in detail.
In this vlog, I start a three-part series about the nine steps that I see that in-plants need to take to increase their profitability and discuss the first three steps in more detail.
Five “out of the box” solutions in-plant print centers have used to solve problems and seven ways to help get outside your “box.”
Howie Fenton interviews RSA about the two-pronged approach in-plants need to survive. Reducing print production costs and building more value-added products and services to offset the decline of traditional products are the two things in-plant print centers need to do to remain competitive and use the balanced scorecard approach.