We're not saying we're planks...but this page is about a little of what we have learnt during the weathering process.
These steps are onto the barrier that holds back the tide near Hopton in Norfolk
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We don't specialise on any one sector or industry. We like to think that the lessons we've learnt from our clients transfer well from one industry to another. Expertise on the norms, expectations and requirements of your industry will be an important part of your system - but that's the bit that you already know.
As the standards landscape has matured, more and more industries have applied specialised standardised to set out what they expect Quality or other operating norms to mean. These can form the basis of a contract or an auditable standard, but, generally, are best applied on-top of the core Management System standards.
We have helped clients add compliance with a huge range of national, international and customer specifications on top of their ISO 9001 system.
Movement of goods calls for a degree of rigour and precision. Challenges in scheduling, anticipating issues and tracking a series of inter-connected activities and information flows become part of the daily routine in this sector.
Managing messages means truly knowing your customers, making sure that you build a supply chain to deliver your vision and literally dotting every and crossing every t as part of rigorous checking and release of proofs.
Operating at the leading edge of digital security requires an advanced information security focus, but also robustness in understanding, agreeing and tracking completion of the large number of routine activities that assure a successful outcome - it's about the bricks more than the wall.
How do you control, organise a direct a workforce that is split across the country's road network and assure safe working in one of the most dangerous environments in the country (a motorway hard shoulder) - the answers lie in planning at every level, training that empowers people and marrying process to technology.
How do you control your product, when your product is people? For technical recruiters it is about understanding the industry, the client and the person in front of you - when you can fit this jigsaw together you can develop a solution that will deliver satisfaction.
High specification, high precision manufacturing comes in many different forms, but the core values are consistent. Understanding exactly how to measure and evaluate each element of the final solution enables an organisation-wide approach to Quality.
Caring and health professionals bring the dilligence and ethos that their vocation demands - but an organisation has to marry this to the process and structure that make services replicable and consistent. Good healthcare organisations place the patient at the centre of their service, but channel professionals to deliver a service in a reliable and consistent way.
What if your mechano set will stand several stories tall when you assemble it? Precision Construction like structural steel delivers an engineers vision, one piece at a time, and has to bring together safety planning across a range of environments and the coordination to track quality and precision manufacturing across every component to show the strength of the whole solution.
Plan, Coordinate, and execute: This is the task that faces many of our clients who deliver a project management service. Whatever strengths they may be able to offer each element, the value of only unlocked by controlling the interdependencies, criticalities and challenges that the whole project brings. Being able to adapt your ways of working to each customer's particular needs and programme delivers their values as well as their project.
We randomise this page every time you load it, because the order isn't important, this page just deals with some of the lessons sectors have taught us and we have described more than we are going to show you at a time remix these to your heart's content.. You can refresh or
But the real point is, it doesn't matter if we have worked in your sector or are already working in your sector, the odds are we can help and apply what we have learnt elsewhere.