The FROST Innovation Framework for in-house Innovation Programmes

A little heads-up – we’re starting on a new range of templates as part of the FROST Innovation Framework from GAS LABS. This is a useful new framework that supports medium-to-large organisations in creating productive and strategic in-house innovation capabilities. The FROST Innovation Framework is structured around five key characteristics: Focused – You articulate the challenge

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Business Documents hit the stage

One of us was let lose this month and found himself in front of 300 sleepy post-lunch sets of eyes staring blankly back at him. Of course, the content up on the stage screen was grossly over-engineered as our intrepid speaker could not shake the thought that by representing Business Docs in a public arena,

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Remember to tell your supply chain that you are engaged with them.

Read any paper or article on supply chain management and one key factor returns time after time : How engaged you are with your supply chain? Let’s look at Best Practise This is our summary of best practise in the industry: The idea is a very simple one; in order to get the best out of

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Supplier Management; A change of perspective

Supplier Management is a tricky business; you often have a complex array of commodities or services being provided by an selection of different companies. And just to make life just that little bit more difficult, it’s rare that each supplier acts in isolation. More often than not a part of what one supplier delivers (or not!) will

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How do I fix Visio timeline problems?

A recent question asked by a customer: How do I fix Visio timeline problems? My timelines are breaking whenever I change the dates or time intervals. Asked on March 12th 2016 at 14:07 The Solution:- We have seen this problem a lot lately, especially with older files from Visio 2002 and 2003. Save your Visio

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PESTLE Analysis

What? You mean Pestle and Mortar? No we don’t. PESTLE stands for Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental. It’s a well established way of  a business or enterprise to track the wider environment in which they are operating in. Is it still relevant? Yes. Well mostly – there has been some debate about that.

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Can your business survive? Top Ten Tips: Ensure your Business Survives Natural Disasters

In the USA disasters force up to 40% of small businesses to cease trading. Can your business survive?… Get the top ten essential preparedness tips here. As the UK braces for it’s worst storm in years, it’s easy to forget that it was only a year ago that hurricane Sandy revenged the eastern seaboard of

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Weather warnings hit UK

So, it’s dark, the clocks have gone back just to make it darker still and now there is a gale brewing. By which we mean that there is not a lady making tea, but rather a storm is coming to make winter feel real. With predicted nationwide disruption comes the inevitable train and flight delays/cancellations

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SWOT templates to Help with your SWOT Analysis & Presentation

Get help with your SWOT Analysis approach: Here are a variety of SWOT templates which you can use to create your SWOT Presentation, and make your own SWOT. S.W.O.T. stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. OK! NB – SWOT can also stand for a very unadventurous smart person, or a team of super-pumped commandos.

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Need help with Copyright Infringement of Template Design or Digital File Download?

Need help with Copyright Infringement of your Template Design? Have you had your Intellectual Property stolen? We would like to help you with your Copyright Protection! Here at Business Documents UK Ltd we have had some experience with copyright infringement. We have had to contact a selection of online businesses that have been offering our

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How to effectively compare companies, products, services or even people.

Let’s consider the picture above for a brief moment. We know that each vehicle here is going to be a different make, model, specification and colour, but from our initial view point all we can see is a very similar array of vehicles. Asked to chose the best one for any particular purpose (other than

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How to look good at work (from a business rather than image perspective!)

We have been on some management courses over the last few months and having let the dust settle (thus avoiding the immediate post course evangelicalism which irks even the most tolerant mind) we have come to the conclusion that we have actually learnt a great deal and that it is relevant. And useful. And in some

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Define your Product Rollout Plan

Planning your Product Rollout is crucial. You need to design the workstreams, and put project controls in place to be sure your rollout stays on track.

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MOD award contract of up to £12million, with no ITT issued

Spend Matters recently reported this after a Freedom of Information request was submitted which has left a whole series of questions unanswered – such as why no tender, and what could be the justification for this? Now we here at BDUK have no political agenda, and perhaps surprisingly given some of our consultants procurement backgrounds,

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Solvency II is coming…..so quick, look busy.

Solvency II, Solvency 2, Solvency ii – seemingly three ways to type it, three pillars supporting it and at first glance it appears to be something to do with Insurance which Insurers and Re-insurers need to worry about, and the rest of us can relax.

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Document templates by professionals

For a while now, I’ve been discussing this project with friends. We’re all in different businesses – Media, Procurement, Insurance, Web Projects, government etc – but we all had the same experience with document templates. Every niche of business has changing needs, and working people develop custom document templates to save them time. There are

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