A blog post I read the other day on Seth Godin's blog (read it) gave me an absolute moment of clarity. "The problem with fitting in and being a cog in the machine is that cogs are intentionally designed to be easily replaced.
I have been thinking a lot recently about implementation and execution. Actually it is part of the drive for my next book Asset Resource Planning, which looks at what to do after starting an RCM/ERP/TPM/whatever implementation program.
I read a great article in my google newsreader this morning about data and had to share it with you all. Check the Australian IT site ComputerWorld for the article here. The author quotes an analyst from Gartner Group who was speaking at a seminar in Australia.
This is the first in a string of interviews we are planning to do in this column called "Profiles in Leadership". The game is filled with people who are really nice guys, innovators, and who work day in and day out to bring about change in our managerial discipline.
After decades of cutting costs through traditional methods maintainers are finding additional efficiency gains to be either limited or physically impossible. This article looks at sophisticated new metrics and methods to unlock the hidden maintenance workforce in your plant.
Performance measurement is one of the methods at the heart of propelling an organization towards breakthrough performance. This generally takes the form of performance indicators, key performance indicators, and measurement programs all designed to focus the attention on various areas of performance.
The other day my kids surprised me when they saw an image of an envelope on a piece of paper I had and immediately said "look Daddy - email" I started to think about a lot of other things that they will never know about and came up with this...