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Successful Collaboration

Successful Collaboration

Posted by Gordon on March 26th 2016

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.

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People, Process, Purpose - A Must Watch & Listen

People, Process, Purpose - A Must Watch & Listen

Posted by Gordon on March 11th 2016

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.

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Why we are all visual learners at heart

Why we are all visual learners at heart

Posted by Sam on January 11th 2016

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.

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Are they playing from the same song sheet... (a winter's tale)

Are they playing from the same song sheet... (a winter's tale)

Posted by Robert Leitch on December 10th 2015

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…

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National Jigsaw Day

National Jigsaw Day

Posted by Robert Leitch on November 3rd 2015

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.

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Does body language count when it's not your body?

Does body language count when it's not your body?

Posted by Robert Leitch on August 21st 2015

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…

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Conundrum: When is a challenge not a problem?

Conundrum: When is a challenge not a problem?

Posted by Robert Leitch on July 20th 2015

Conundrum: When is a challenge not a problem?

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4 Strategy to Reality

Posted by Gordon on July 17th 2015

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.

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3 Systems & Software Requirements

Posted by Gordon on May 14th 2015

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.

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2 Problems & Solutions

Posted by Gordon on March 23rd 2015

When… the Board of a national company with multiple sites wanted to know why two were under performing.

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