Nowadays, workforce efficiency is centered on improving the productivity of the workforce – a focus in which Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE) is key. Many workforce initiatives and innovation tracks focus on the worker’s output per hour. Although this is a very valuable facet of total workforce efficiency, it is not the full picture. Especially in environments with shift workers, the human factor comes into play. If you want your initiatives to be a success, take these 5 steps.
A lot of people still have an old fashioned view on scheduling. Labour is expensive is a true statement in many countries. But making an optimal schedule is not simply about doing the same things with fewer people. Sometimes is about getting more out of the people we already have.
Binocs, bluecrux’s solution for resource planning, goes US! We’ll be presenting and sharing our experiences at the annual Strategic Resource Management Conference in Philadelphia.
It was just another day at the office….
In 2012, after scanning 10 million YouTube videos, a Google supercomputer learned to identify a cat with 75% accuracy. That seems impressive, until you remember that an average 4-year old can do it flawlessly. People form plans and make decisions in complicated situations, but we’re less good at making sense of enormous amounts of data. Computers are exactly the opposite. They excel at efficient data-processing, but they struggle at making decisions that would be simple for any human. We can’t say one or the other is more or less powerful – computers and humans are just inherently different. Could this fundamental truth change the way we do software implementations? We believe so.