Enablers and Inhibitors of Digital Transformation within the Microbusiness Sector

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Read Anuragini Shirish, John O’Shanahan & Anaya Kumar’s report on The Enablers and Inhibitors of Digital Transformation within the Microbusiness Sector in Ireland. Writing credits: Anuragini Shirish, Université Paris-Saclay, Univ Evry, IMT-BS, LITEM, 91025, Evry-Courcouronnes, France. anuragini.shirish@imt-bs.eu John O’Shanahan, LeanBPI, Ireland, johnoshanahan@leanbpi.ie Anaya Kumar, Université Paris-Saclay, Univ Evry, IMT-BS, LITEM, 91025, Evry-Courcouronnes, France. anaya.kumar@imt-bs.eu Executive […]

An Empty Desk Is A Clear Mind – Benefits Of A Paperless Desk

We’ve become obsessed with the idea of paper and documents being part of our lives without asking ourselves the question of how relevant it needs to be. We lose so much precious work time when we go searching for a lost paper on a cluttered desk. One international survey showed that information workers lose up to two […]

Digital Lean

Traditional lean is based on the idea that tasks should be executed faster, better, and more cost-effectively, with employees engaged as full partners in continuous improvement. A digital lean approach constitutes a combination of lean management practices, design thinking and advanced digital technologies. Integrating lean principles into digital transformation can be a highly effective way […]

Digital Transformation

The benefits of transforming business processes using a digital-first approach are many, beyond the technology, what parts do curiosity, empathy and agility have to play? Curiosity Curiosity can play a key role in your digital transformation success. During the pandemic, curiosity allowed so many companies to propel their digital transformation plans forward while supporting customers through this rapid […]

LEAN and The Vaccine Roll-Out

Last weekend I was delighted to attend the Mass Vaccination (MVC) site at the Radisson Limerick to receive my 1st Vaccine dose. I took the opportunity to observe the process from a lean principles viewpoint. While vaccines are routinely administered in Ireland, there has never been a vaccination program on this scale. The challenge for the […]

Time To Declutter Your Desk! Create A Paperless Desk In 2021

As we’ve discussed already on the blog, there’s a whole host of benefits to having a paperless desk from reducing waste and time wasted to clearing your mind.  We’ve become obsessed with the idea of paper and documents being part of our lives without asking ourselves the question of how relevant it needs to be. […]

5 LEAN Techniques Used In Formula1

A championship winning Formula 1 team is the sporting pinnacle of teamwork, collaboration and technological innovation. Let’s take a look at how F1 teams compete and what entrepreneurs and business leaders can learn from them to put their business in top position. Involve everyone Once the race is over, the race director talks through what […]

Why Your Business Needs A Digital Checklist

Incorporating checklists into your business processes, to establish a higher level of base-line performance for you and your team, can pay big dividends in making your business more efficient and error-free. Whether simple or complex, checklists are great tools to improve effectiveness and efficiency. They help get important tasks accomplished which improves business performance. There […]

Top 7 Benefits Of Using Mobile Forms

Converting from paper based solutions to mobile digital forms is no longer a trend, it’s the way of today’s business processes. Companies that are still using paper forms are playing catch-up to their more mobile-savvy competitors. Let’s take a look at some of the key benefits of using Mobile Forms for business. Paper and Form […]

5 LEAN Trends To Watch In 2021

Lean is one of the most effective ways in the corporate world to make the processes of the organisation more streamlined, cost-efficient, innovative and waste-free. 2020 has been an evolutionary year in many ways, particularly in the realm of organisational Lean and digital transformation. Let’s take a look at some of the trends predicted for […]