Archive for August, 2009

Saving Ink, Maintaining Workflow

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Every day, over 600,000 copies of the Washington Post hit newsstands and front porches. Printing now requires 30% less ink yet no additional frustration.

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Productive Event Planning

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Many people have worked long hours on event planning. If you’ve struggled to process registrations and track down attendees, take four minutes and five seconds to watch a video from Cannonball Communications.

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Greener Interiors, Better Workflow

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

The new corporate headquarters of Summertown Interiors is, not surprisingly, quite beautiful. It’s also in an energy-efficient building with architecture designed to improve workflow.

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The Business of Losing Clients

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Local brand experience design firm Kristian Andersen + Associates just got fired. It was an amicable divorce, but getting dumped is part of the consulting business, right?

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Slaves to Methodology

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Businesses love to implement a new, comprehensive solution to address a wide range of challenges. However, an analyst named Duncan Haughey argues that blindly adhering to methodology is ineffective and all too common.
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Anecdotes, Evidence, Process Improvement

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

One of the most inspirational sources of workflow improvement is medicine. Yet, what makes doctors effective are not good outcomes, but understanding why good outcomes actually occur.

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The 26-Pixel Tragedy

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Brody PR, a 20-year old public relations firm, recently made a small mistake. In a few seconds, someone clicked the wrong box and may have destroyed the reputation of the entire company.

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The blogINDIANA Bombshell

Monday, August 17th, 2009

A great way to measure the success of a conference is the number of times you have an “aha” moment. At blogINDIANA 2009, one comment in one presentation surpassed all the rest.

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Productivity and Blogging

Friday, August 14th, 2009

At the blogINDIANA 2009 conference, Slaughter Development gave a talk on Productivity and Blogging. The take home lesson: yes, you can blog quickly and efficiently!

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Making Bosses Meet Deadlines

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

One of the biggest challenges to blogging productively is a partner who doesn’t meet deadlines. It’s even worse when that blogging partner is your boss.

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