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  • itmanagertools 4:36 pm on June 28, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: customer satisfaction, process, ,   

    Six Sigma in a nutshell 

    Six Sigma in a nutshell: A process which improves customer satisfaction while increasing the organization’s ROI.

  • itmanagertools 3:15 pm on June 28, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: employee benefits. rush hour, , , , start ups,   

    Can telecommuting reduce traffic snarls? 

    Telecommuting has numerous advantages for both employers and employees. While employers will face reduced overheads, thanks to employees working from home; employees can spend more time at home and avoid that dreaded rush hour traffic. Today telecommuting is becoming popular both with fortune 500 companies as well as start ups.

    However, not everything is hunky dory. There are a number of issues that crop up when employees telecommute. Which is why, we attempt to address these issues by providing you a special set of tools which will help you implement an effective telecommuting program in your organization.

  • itmanagertools 8:35 am on June 26, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: bottomline, business management, management theory, Motorola, , savings, , six sigma process, topline   

    Six Sigma: Not just another business management strategy 

    Six Sigma, a business management strategy which was first implemented by Motorola, is used widely across different industries. So what is Six Sigma all about and more importantly is it just a passing fad or something that is here to stay?

    Well, Six Sigma is a process that attempts to improve the quality of industrial outputs by identifying and reducing the incidences of errors in the production process. It does so by using a variety of statistical and quality management methods and create a pool of experts who will supervise these processes. The experts receive certifications such as ‘Black Belt, Green Belt, etc).

    Implementing a Six Sigma process across your organziation has many benefits including:

    • Savings in the bottomline (anything between 5% to 20% of the turnover)
    • Better quality of products
    • Reduce wastage and process time cycle
    • Integration of products, services and distribution.

    So, now that you’ve realized the benefits of implementing a Six Sigma program in your organization, the question is how. We understand that the actual process of implementing the program is easier said than done. Which is why, we have created a set of special tools to help you improve the speed and quality of IT processes in your organziation.

    • Calvin 4:41 am on June 27, 2009 Permalink | Reply

      Six Sigma is just a measurement scale on the process so that the user can get the right direction towords quality improvement by reducing the variation of the process. Therefore, they have some tools like MSA, SPC, SOV, T-test, DOE and etc to guide the user toword improvement step by step (DMAIC)

  • itmanagertools 7:52 pm on June 21, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: demystified, efficiency, , mystery, program,   

    Demystifying Six Sigma – one step at a time 

    The assumption of the average person is that Six Sigma is a useful program for companies to improve efficiency. However, when it comes to implementing a Six Sigma program, most people will draw a blank.

    Which is why, we feel that the mystery around this program should be demystified. It should be explained in simple steps wherein anyone can easily understand it and implement it within their organization.

    Hence, we present the Six Sigma Program – a comprehensive collection of educational documents, calculators, tools and templates that will teach you how to improve the speed and quality of IT processes in your company. This is especially designed for individuals who are completely clueless about Six Sigma.

    • Joan 11:48 am on June 22, 2009 Permalink | Reply

      Can you provide some more information about how you will implement the Six Sigma program. I went through the link you posted. However would like some more information before taking a decision to go ahead and purchase it.

  • itmanagertools 6:26 pm on June 21, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: calculators, complex procedures, documents, , , , tools   

    Six-Sigma is not only for Fortune 500 companies 

    Most people are under the assumption – Six Sigma only benefits Fortune 500 companies. This is a fallacy. No doubt, it benefits major corporations, but one cannot undermine its importance for a smaller company.

    Six Sigma is associated with complex procedures and high-falutin terms which would require special domain expertise to comprehend. However, it need not be so.

    We present the Six Sigma Program – comprising of a comprehensive collection of educational documents, calculators, tools and templates that will teach you how to improve the speed and quality of IT processes in your company.

  • itmanagertools 3:42 pm on June 21, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: business continuity plan, , disaster, essential services, ,   

    Why a Business continuity plan is essential? 

    In today’s time of uncertainty, one can never foretell when disaster may strike. There are various instances of natural disasters as well as terror and other forms of attack by saboteurs seeking to cause damage to the smooth functioning of essential services.

    The best way to safeguard critical data would be to have a business continuity plan in place. A business continuity plan is how an organization will recover and restore partially or completely interrupted critical (urgent) functions within a predetermined time after a disaster or extended disruption.

    We provide the IT Managers toolkit for IT Governance, through which you can ensure that provisions are made for business continuity and many other IT related functions.

  • itmanagertools 2:41 pm on June 21, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , crucial policies, customers, instructional documents, ,   

    Implement an effective IT Governance program 

    Today, most organizations store all their critical information either on hard disks or servers. Thus, making it easy for hackers to misuse this information.

    Safeguarding its customers valuable information is the responsibility of the organization, which needs to make it clear to all its stakeholders the safety of this information. Hence. it makes sense for an organization to have an IT Governance policy in place.

    For this purpose, we provide you the IT Governance toolkits – comprising of forms, templates and instructional documents that help you assess and establish the crucial policies that you need to operate a secure and compliant IT organization.

  • itmanagertools 12:46 pm on June 21, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: benefits of telecommunting, consult, consultant, , framework, manager, policy, , , ,   

    How your organization can benefit from telecommuting? 

    In today’s world, thanks to technology, the benefits of telecommuting can be numerous. While these can be in terms of costs, viz, reduced overheads, it can also benefit employees who need not commute to work daily. However, to enjoy these benefits, it is essential for a proper telecommuting framework to be put in place.

    Which is where we step in – we provide you the IT Manager toolkits for Telecommuting, which is a set of informative documents and templates which will help you set up a telecommuting framework in your organization.

  • itmanagertools 12:26 pm on June 21, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: best practices, communication devices, , deadlines, , internet, professionals, ,   

    How to put an effective telecommuting policy in place? 

    Today, thanks to high-end communication devices and the internet, it is no longer necessary for professionals to go to work everyday. What we mean is, there are a large number of working professionals who prefer to work from the comfort of their homes.

    While the reasons for employees choosing to work from home could be various, it puts an additional burden on their employees to ensure that the flow of work is not hampered and that deadlines are adhered too.

    So, we have put together a bunch of documents and templates which will help you implement an effective telecommuting program in your organization.

  • itmanagertools 10:30 am on June 21, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: budget, contingencies, financial management, hardware, I.T. Head of department, projections, , software,   

    How to make accurate budget projections? 

    As an IT head of dept., not only will you need to manage your job responsibilities but also make projections for other requirements such as contingencies and new software, upgrading hardware, etc.

    The budgets allocated to these ancillary requirements will go a long way in ensuring the overall well-being of the I.T. functioning and will play a role in the overall ROI of the company. So, it makes sense to plan your budget accurately.

    However, not everyone would be well-versed in drawing up budgets, which is why, we offer you a range of tool kits containing templates for different budgetary components which will surely help you make accurate guesses for how much money and resource allocation is needed for every input and process.

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