Wheatley Associates has published a new white paper that discusses how to turn the ‘Efficiency Bleeds’ inherent in skills-based mobile workforce management and scheduling processes into positive ‘Productivity Gains’.
“All organisations need to run lean these days. The economic climate pretty much demands it. And organisations with skills-based mobile and field workforces are certainly no exception,” says Lisa Norris, managing director of Wheatley Associates. “In order to ensure positive, ongoing business outcomes, the search for efficiency improvements needs to be continuous. But the process is never easy. Rarely, if ever, is there scope for making big efficiency gains in any one area of a business. However, considerable advantage can be gained by accumulating smaller efficiencies across a business as a whole.”
The white paper examines the background to and key areas of potential Efficiency Bleeds and details how significant improvements can be made by accumulating multiple marginal gains. It details how to find Efficiency Bleeds through a hypothetical scenario of an organisation with a 100-strong mobile workforce and ultimately how to address them.
“With our unique mix of product, implementation, consultancy and market expertise, we can offer customers with skills-based mobile workforces valuable insights into how they can improve their scheduling processes, pinpoint areas of inefficiency and establish change management policies to address them,” concludes Norris.