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How to… Plan communication

Communication is one of those things that we are doing all the time, whether aware of it or not, verbal and nonverbal, planned and unplanned communications are the life blood of relationships and the people ‘bit’ when it comes to process improvements and projects. (Read more)

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Top Ten Hack Day Tips & Tricks

The team here at 6R like to attend talks and workshops as it is an interesting way to get information, network and it gets us out of the office. Last week we did just that. We attended Collective X Vivid Ideas “Shake, Rattle & Roll” which was an event put on as part of the Vivid Festival. (Read more)

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Technology can make life better

At 6R one of the most satisfying aspects of the work we do is to support making technology (and thereby life) work better for our clients. People, as a general rule are very industrious and we are constantly impressed and amazed at how people create workarounds to get to the meat of their purpose. When we show them how technology whether that be a PLM system or ERP or any merchandise system can automate the boring bits for them and how they can spend that time focusing on other aspects of their work, well, that’s pretty special. That is also why we are always on the lookout for and keen to try new technology. Below are a couple that we have tried and tested. (Read more)

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Estimating for projects; and keeping a sense of humour!

While every project is different there are some ‘truisms’ that can be applied across the board or at the very least to keeping a sense of humour whilst estimating for and engaging in projects. We have created this image of some truisms that have been around for quite a while. (Read more)

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Project phases diagram | communicating visually to save time

Often when I describe what we do at 6R I say “we speak conversational tech” and somehow people know what I mean by this. We are not IT people, rather business people who have learned how to converse with IT. The technology component of everything we do has become so inter-meshed with our everyday lives that IT and the processes that support it have become incredibly important, but nothing is more important than communicating clearly and quickly. (Read more)

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