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An Introduction to Process Automation

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An Introduction to Process Automation An earlier blog questioned why the structure of the traditional management system has changed little in the past 30 years, if at all. However, the recent revisions to the ISO standards for quality and the environment have forced a re-think on document repositories and how these are presented to users;…

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What is Continuous Process Improvement?

Many managers who find themselves in positions that require an understanding of the phrase “Continuous Process Improvement” shrink at the thought of becoming involved in a world inhabited by a “brain the size of a planet” scientist type analyst whose very tool-set is disturbingly strange. Rest easy if a small lightbulb was switched on there;…

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The Process Based Management System is the Future of Compliance and Efficiency

From Legacy Management Systems to Process Based Management System The structure of the traditional business management system invariably consists of many text-based procedures . . . so many, in fact, that it’s not unknown for the workforce to ignore them wherever possible! Part of this reluctance to use them is perhaps a function of their…

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The Swim Lane Diagram for Process Improvement: Key Benefits

You have business processes in place. You know they exist, else you would get little done. But you want to get a higher level understanding of your processes. You may wonder if your process are as smooth as they can be, as efficient as they can be and if they are helping or hindering overall…

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Three Essentials for the modern Quality, QHSE, ISO or Process Improvement Professional

With experience of creating Process-based Management Systems with organisations such as Siemens, Babcock International, Interserve, Centrica and Total to name a few, I have realised that there are three key fundamental facts that should be considered by all Quality, QHSE, ISO Compliance or Process Improvement Professionals who are embarking on this journey. Recognise this…? Are…

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Agility Workflow – April 2016

We are pleased to announce our partnership with ExcelPoint who specialise in automated workflow and have clients in industries such as Healthcare, Water Treatment and Utilities. We are currently integrating their BPM engine into the Agility System and have been hugely impressed by the increase in functionality available. Agility Automated Workflow Termed the Agility Workflow,…

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Agility Systems – Integrated QHSE Management Systems and Standards

Integrated QHSE Management Systems and Standards Most companies nowadays have some sort of Management System; the most common of which will probably be a Quality Management System to meet the requirements of ISO 9001. You may also have a Health and Safety System to ensure compliance with legislation and OHSAS 18001 in addition to an…

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