Archive for the ‘Government’ Category

Business Process Traps Woman in Airport

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Business process is supposed to make everything efficient. In this case, however, a broken business process apparently left a woman stranded in the airport.

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Successful Election, Wrong Candidate

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

In November, elections were running high. Candidates were campaigning, citizens were voting and positions were being filled. For one political hopeful however, the election was a bittersweet success.

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Misrepresented Grant

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Today’s post on The Methodology Blog is from Ben Risinger, a freelance public relations professional in the Indianapolis area with over 10 years of experience. His stops include Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe, Bluffton University, ALL STAR Vacation Homes and the American Cancer Society to name a few.

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The Passive-Aggressive Robot

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Recently we heard about an email productivity technique that appears to save time, but might also make people angry. When is increased efficiency actually offensive?
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Campfire Stories

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Any industry has its tall tales, which are passed along and extended every time. Here’s some of the more famous “campfire stories” from the world of productivity and process improvement.
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Reflection: Disservice Notified, Not Rectified

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Last week, we told the story of Michael and his troubles with the local health department. Today we reflect on his experience and offer some advice for the situation—in the form of a video response.
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Time and Optimistic Initiatives

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Streamlining processes to achieve increased productivity is a great strategy. Slaughter Development should know since we are, after all, strong advocates of such a philosophy. But it’s important to realize that transitioning to new systems needs more than just innovation. Upgrading also takes time.   Read on »

How Not To Learn To Ride a Bike

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Chances are that when you were a kid, you learned to ride a bike. It wasn’t easy, but after some time and perhaps a few scrapes and bruises you eventually figured it out. So why, as adults, do we expect to master complex business processes and systems quickly and without bumps along the way?
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Billion Dollar Quest

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Today we have a fun riddle: What’s the best way to make a billion dollars?

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A Foreign Mistake

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

To many Atascosa County residents, the ballot insert appeared fine. For one voter however, it seemed totally foreign.

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