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DACI: Your 5-Step Guide for Effective Decision-Making and Teamwork

Being part of a great team is extremely important for many, with over one-third of workers acknowledging the benefits of effective teamwork. Working well together facilitates the generation of creative ideas, boosts productivity, employee morale, and relieves stress. But how do you ensure teamwork in your business is effective? In this FAT FINGER article, we […]

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Human Resources Management Top talent

9 Box Talent Review: Your Ultimate Guide for Effective Performance Management And Succession Planning

Attracting, identifying, developing, engaging, retaining, and deploying top talent is considered to be extremely important by CIPD (the professional body for HR and people development). The CIPD states that effective talent management and succession planning bring compelling benefits to an organization such as building a high-performance workplace, inclusive and diverse teams, and improved team-wide productivity. […]

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Human Resources Management Process Improvement

What Is a Human Resources Diagram? The 7 Steps of HR Planning and When to Use HR Diagrams (Plus 4 Diagram Examples)

Business is a product of human imagination and effort. Business processes rely on the power of human capital, meaning every organization desires to recruit and maintain a skilled workforce. With proper attention, investment and planning, companies can realise the potential of employees for the benefit of a business and its objectives. But to do so […]

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Automation IT Process Improvement Processes

Remove Error From Your Business Operations Using a Pareto Chart (How to Create a Pareto Chart in 10 Steps)

The Pareto Chart is a powerful tool that maintains the quality of services and products. Decision making is steered in the right direction, meaning efforts are streamlined to maximize output quality. When implemented properly, Pareto analysis – via the Pareto chart – will identify major pitfalls in any business process in order to improve quality. […]

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document management Management Tools

Digital Forms: 6 Top Form Building Apps for Improved Efficiency and Sustainability

Did you know that 80% of small to mid-sized businesses are working to switch from paper forms to digital alternatives? This switch comes at a time when the call for more sustainable business operations has never before been as pressing. Because they reduce paper use and the associated environmental costs, digital forms are a more […]

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Process Improvement Processes workflow management

Create a Lean Business With These 5 Top Process Improvement Methodologies

“Processes underpin business capabilities, and capabilities underpin strategy execution” – Pearl Zhu, Digital Capability: Building Lego Like Capability Into Business Competency Our world is changing ever more rapidly. Technological innovations, policy shifts, and the demand for greener operations mean businesses have to be vigilant, adaptable and evolve in response to the constant of change. In […]

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Automation IT workflow management

Your Ultimate Guide on How To Create a Runbook in 14 Steps

Gaps in skill set and a lack of automation are among the top challenges faced by IT professionals today. This is according to a 2020 report by Global Knowledge.  Runbooks are created by IT professionals to give everyone on the team – new or experienced – the knowledge and steps needed to resolve a given […]

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Audits Compliance Health & Safety

Process Safety Management: Your Ultimate Guide and How To Be OSHA Compliant

The unexpected release of toxic, reactive, or flammable liquids and gases continues to occur across many different industries.  Chemical disasters, such as The Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico (U.S. 2010) and the Chevron Refinery Fire in Richmond California (U.S. 2012), cost businesses millions. Yet this financial cost is irrelevant when you consider […]

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Process Improvement Tools workflow management

Workflow Management Software: 8 Tools To Complete Your Workflow Management System

The global workflow management system market size was valued at $6.85 billion in 2020, and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.6% from 2021 to 2028.  This growth comes from the recognition that workflow management systems improve business efficiency and reduce operational costs. Furthermore, workflow management systems optimize automation, […]

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12 Remote Work Software Tools for a Successful Remote-Work Transition

In 2020, McKinsey and Company reported 9 in 10 companies are switching to a remote or hybrid working model. This is because employees prefer this working style as opposed to more traditional office-based work. Remote work gives company-wide benefits such as lowered business expenses, increased productivity, improved employee satisfaction, and a reduced carbon footprint. Yet, […]