Insights | Adroit & Associates http://www.adroitandassociates.com Adroit & Associates Sat, 26 Mar 2016 16:28:00 +0000 en hourly 1 Successful Collaboration http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/03/26/successful-collaboration Sat, 26 Mar 2016 16:28:00 +0000 Gordon http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/03/26/successful-collaboration Collaboration in Business Behaviour (Culture) and Operations - Creating value, investing in ideas, and discovering untapped internal knowledge by enabling teams to work together. It is nearly impossible, in today’s business environment, to have a conversation about evolved practices without discussing collaboration. | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/03/26/successful-collaboration People, Process, Purpose - A Must Watch & Listen http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/03/11/people-process-purpose-a-must-watch-and-listen Fri, 11 Mar 2016 06:18:00 +0000 Gordon http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/03/11/people-process-purpose-a-must-watch-and-listen An excellent watch and listen to the end - https://vimeo.com/154052537 - animated presentation by Dan Pink - People, Process, Purpose - what really motivates a workforce... and it isn't about financial rewards! Thanks to RSA Events and Dan Pink for permissions to share the presentation. •The RSA website (www.theRSA.org) is published together with a copy of this policy statement in a prominent position; •The file is not altered and is used in full (the use of extracts under existing fair usage rights is not affected by this condition); •The work is not resold or used for commercial purposes; •A copy of the work or link to its use online is emailed to the RSA Events team. By downloading RSA public events audio and video files, you are confirming that you have read and accepted the terms of this RSA open access licence. | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/03/11/people-process-purpose-a-must-watch-and-listen Why we are all visual learners at heart http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/01/11/visual Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:30:00 +0000 Sam http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/01/11/visual At Adroit & Associates ‘We provide resources that rapidly visualise and solve business problems... helping you get the right results faster.’ By providing highly visual work maps that allow users to quickly identify pain points and bottle necks within your company to improve upon efficiency gains, or simply to visualise how work works within your company. | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2016/01/11/visual Are they playing from the same song sheet... (a winter's tale) http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/12/10/are-they-playing-from-the-same-song-sheet-a-winters-tale Thu, 10 Dec 2015 18:30:00 +0000 Robert Leitch http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/12/10/are-they-playing-from-the-same-song-sheet-a-winters-tale Musical Instruments PLC was an unusual company in many ways. It had grown from a sole trader to a multi million pound international success story… | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/12/10/are-they-playing-from-the-same-song-sheet-a-winters-tale National Jigsaw Day http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/11/03/national-jigsaw-day Tue, 03 Nov 2015 10:24:00 +0000 Robert Leitch http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/11/03/national-jigsaw-day Her Majesty The Queen, Bill Gates, Olympic Swimmer Rebecca Adlington and actor Rory Kinnear are all known to be fans of jigsaws. We are fans of them too... so much so that we have had representations of them on our website for some time now. | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/11/03/national-jigsaw-day Does body language count when it's not your body? http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/08/21/actions-speak-louder-than-words Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:30:00 +0100 Robert Leitch http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/08/21/actions-speak-louder-than-words I believe actions speak louder than words, so I recently commissioned Airhead Animation to create an info-animation for Adroit & Associates. The following sample clip, was sent to me by the Chief Scribbler at Airhead Animation. Reading the body language, I think he might be tiring of my exacting requirements… | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/08/21/actions-speak-louder-than-words Conundrum: When is a challenge not a problem? http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/07/20/problem-or-challenge Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:20:00 +0100 Robert Leitch http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/07/20/problem-or-challenge Conundrum: When is a challenge not a problem? | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/07/20/problem-or-challenge 4 Strategy to Reality http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/07/17/4-strategy-to-reality Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:55:00 +0100 Gordon http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/07/17/4-strategy-to-reality When… the step by step ‘Client Boarding’ process for a global company was not clearly defined and resulted in a less than perfect client experience – there was a need for change. | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/07/17/4-strategy-to-reality 3 Systems & Software Requirements http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/05/14/3-systems-and-software-requirements Thu, 14 May 2015 21:20:00 +0100 Gordon http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/05/14/3-systems-and-software-requirements When… acquisition by a large organisation results in legacy software and systems. For each acquisition most legacy systems were decommissioned but always some remained in place. Much time and effort was spent over the years to ‘stitch’ these remaining legacy systems to the organisations core system. | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/05/14/3-systems-and-software-requirements 2 Problems & Solutions http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/03/23/2-problems-and-solutions Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:12:00 +0000 Gordon http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/03/23/2-problems-and-solutions When… the Board of a national company with multiple sites wanted to know why two were under performing. | Read more here: http://www.adroitandassociates.com/news/2015/03/23/2-problems-and-solutions