Business Productivity

Bryce England

Bryce England is an Executive Director and the Master trainer at ViAGO. He has responsibility for designing new products and services, improving the efficacy of training transitions, and implementing ViAGO’s suite of services. Bryce specialises in project management and the buffering of business performance from the adverse effects of uncertainty and variability. With a Master’s degree in physics and 20 years immersion in the application of business cause and effect, Bryce has a fundamentals interest in implementing solutions that solve business performance issues rapidly with little risk. Bryce’s adheres to the view that a change project should deliver a 10:1 return on investment. Bryce lives in Hamilton, New Zealand with his wife and two boys. His pastimes include Kayaking, Carpentry and a lifelong interest in Karate.
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The risk of overlooking Phase Nine of the 9 Phases of Productivity

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:59:54 PM
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There are only four ways to increase margin dollars in a business:

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How Phase Eight of 9 Phases of Productivity decreases risk

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:58:06 PM
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Buffer Management is a process to manage the jobs that are becoming ‘at risk’ and deal with them before they cause damage to the business.

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How Phase Seven of the 9 Phases of Productivity accelerates workflow

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:57:07 PM
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This phase is all about getting more control over your workload. In Phase 5 and 6 you removed a lot of wasted capacity by standardising and automating much of your work. However, there is a limit to this, you still have people who need to complete process steps in order to deliver value to customers.

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The importance of reaching Phase Six of the 9 Phases of Productivity

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:53:30 PM
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This phase is all about using automation to improve and streamline workflow management. There are two major ways this is achieved:

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The importance of Workflow phase in the 9 Phases of Productivity

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:51:28 PM
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Phase 5 is about standardising, tracking and visualising the process used to complete a job.

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The benefits of Supply Chain Integration: 9 Phases of Productivity

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:49:28 PM
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Phase Four is much like Phase Three, but the network is widened. Instead of making data easily accessible to other departments, the accessibility is extended to other businesses, both up and down the supply chain. This should not be a one-way street, ideally customers and suppliers will share data with each other, providing more visibility and productivity to everyone.

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How to get to Enterprise Integration phase: 9 Phases of Productivity

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:48:27 PM
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Now that the business has been computerized (Phase Two), it’s time to get the most out of that system. This is achieved by being more efficient in the way data is stored, shared and used.

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Is Computerized phase of the 9 Phases of Productivity safe to stay in?

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:45:05 PM
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Phase Two is about getting rid of the paper and getting the work into a computer system. No more printing out stacks of paper for a single job. The job along with all its details are stored in the system. Even documents relating to the job are attached electronically.

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The cost of staying in Manual phase of the 9 Phases of Productivity

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:41:07 PM
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This is the starting point of the productivity journey. It’s not ideal, but it does the job. Chances are that you know you can do more, deliver more value to your customers, make your people more effective or use your software better.

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What all businesses should know about the 9 Phases of Productivity

Posted by Bryce England on Oct 9, 2017 1:32:33 PM
WHAT IS IT?

Businesses develop and mature, similarly to the concept of a child growing up. As a business matures it is able to achieve new heights in productivity, the people in the business gain additional experience and find new ways to leverage their time.

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About the Business Productivity Blog

A collection of effective guides on Productivity improvement initiatives and implementation ideas to ensure productivity projects have significant system wide benefits. 

You will read content related to:

  • Process of Continuous Improvement
  • Workflow Management
  • Behavioural/Change Management

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