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Diageo to cut costs by £200 million

Interesting story and video on BBCBusiness website this week.  Diageo, the global drinks company, is planning to cut its costs by £200 million by 2017.  This is in response to a slow down in demand and hence a weakening of its profits.   137 more words

Sector: Manufacturing

The Manufacturing Agility Index: Measuring the Efficiency of Change

How well does your organization handle change? Is it managed deliberately or do you use a shoot first, ask questions last approach to changes? What is the level of resistance that you face for easy process changes? 808 more words


Software Architecture – Professional Technology Products, Projects, Services & Solutions From CWIIL Tech Labs

Software architecture is the high level structure of a software system, the discipline of creating such structures, and the documentation of these structures. It is the set of structures needed to reason about the software system, and comprises the software elements, the relations between them, and the properties of both elements and relations.  1,000 more words


Cost Reduction v Redundancy dilemma....and how we can help.

As anyone remotely connected with the Oil and Gas industry knows, we are facing some challenging times ahead. Oil price has more that halved over the last few months, and some of the best economic minds are unable to accurately predict where it may be in 12 months time, such is the uncertainty in the market just now; we’ve heard 12 month price forecasts ranging from below $40 per barrel to $80+. 375 more words


Business Fundamentals Never Change... Though Often Ignored.

This is the shortest, most poignant blog I have ever written. A “fundamental” yes or no.

Business fundamentals never change, though often ignored. They are – maximize revenue, minimize expense, optimize profit. 149 more words

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