As Alan Sugar, or should I say Baron Sugar, head honcho of the UK TV Series, The Apprentice, once said…
“Business is not about coming in, pissing my money up the wall and saying ‘Oh well, I have learnt from my mistakes and it won’t happen in the future”
So what if we treated our finance processes as if we were the owner of the company? Would we keep all the behaviour and cash leakage that currently exists?
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Back in 1928, the John Lewis Partnership Founder John Spedan Lewis wrote, “The Partnership’s relationships with its suppliers must be based, as with its customers, on honesty, fairness, courtesy and promptness.”
Today JLP is held up as the business example of how to treat employee’s, customer and suppliers alike. But more than likely the centre of your attention is your customer and their relations and you’ll do anything to please them.
But what about your suppliers?
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The debate on process automation and “robot armies” are beginning to flood 21th-century workplaces and tech-savvy Enterprise, but does this extra muscle come with a whiff of science fiction.
Let’s look at the fact.
Continue reading “#BQs – I keep hearing RPA won’t cut it, so what “automation” must do’s come first?”