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Solving the people challenge of engineering productivity

It is critical to keep up with your competition’s ability to bring new and innovative products to market, yet many companies suffer from excessively long and costly engineering cycles. Most engineering programs aren’t reaching the levels of productivity possible due to a range of issues. 

How do you enable your engineers to deliver better results at a lower cost?

The first step is to initiate an Engineering Productivity Opportunity Assessment. This two-week analysis shows you your engineering program from all perspectives, giving you a granular view of inefficiencies across all facets. It charts a course to unlock your engineering team's true potential by addressing your pain points at the root of the problem.

Sometimes challenges can stem from engineers spending too much time on admin work or getting involved in unnecessary meetings, but in most cases underperformance is due to the compounded impact of many interrelated problems which requires a holistic solution.

What if you could transform your contact center and increase calls-per-hour by 23%?

For many businesses, improving contact center performance and efficiency represents one of the fastest ways to achieve significant cost savings and revenue growth. Crucial to the success of every contact center is creating a healthy balance between outstanding customer service, employee satisfaction, and cost efficiency. Accomplishing all three of these goals in the most efficient way possible can seem like a big challenge, but it’s an even bigger opportunity to maximize your return on investment in this critical function.

So how do you enable your contact center to deliver better results at a lower cost?

What's the true cost of contamination? Solving the people challenge of QA

The recent 5-day closure of the world’s largest hazelnut spread factory due to quality issues highlights one of the key risks facing food and beverage companies. Considering that normal production at the affected plant is 600,000 jars a day, the shutdown serves as a very costly reminder for food processing companies to stay vigilant when it comes to quality. 

Future of Mining Interviews Jon Wylie

Jon Wylie, President, Global Natural Resources was interviewed by Future of Mining. He was asked why he believes conferences and knowledge exchanges such as Future of Mining are useful for the industry.

Jon Wylie delivers Keynote at Future of Mining, Denver

Jon Wylie, President, Global Natural Resources presenting a large capital project at the Future of Mining conference today in Denver.

Aerial Mapping

What is Enterprise Aerial Mapping (EAM)? Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discusses the importance of implementing the wall-to-wall, bottom-up look at your business, both good and bad, through a people-first-focused lens.

Transformation Masterclass - Change by Choice

Pamela Hackett, Proudfoot CEO discussing how to create change by choice within your organization. How do you get your transformation programs to succeed? She will be leading a Masterclass on Transformation during an invitation-only Knowledge Exchange at 1 pm, CST on the 29th at the Future of Mining Conference Americas in Denver, CO.

Mining Disrupted

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discussing Mining Disruption, one of the major topics that will be addressed at the Future of Mining Americas Conference in Denver on Oct. 29-30. What are you competing on? Is your operating model keeping up? These are just some of the questions that will be discussed at various panels and presentations throughout the two-day conference.

Realizing the Full Benefits of your IT Investment - A Case Study

After spending $30 million and four years trying to introduce a major new IT system, this large medical provider was running out of ideas to make it work. Proudfoot helped the insurer get back on track by engaging people in the process of digitization.  

Improving Net Present Value

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett, discussing the Improving Net Present Value presentation that will be done by Jon Wylie, President, Global Natural Resources, at the Future of Mining Conference Americas. The presentation will focus on a case study that shows how your process, people, and systems can ensure huge investments deliver on time, safely, and on budget.

Cultural Shift: Leading Change in Mining

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discusses her interest in incorporating agile within mining companies and shares how the topic will be presented at this year's Future of Mining Conference Americas.

Break Through Performance Barriers in Your Operation – A Case Study

Santa Monica Seafood is a successful family owned and run business that grew to become a significant player. But with growth comes complexity and eventually the business hit a wall, unable to see how to break through to the next level.

Managing the Complexities of Oyu Tolgoi

Oyu Tolgoi, a $5.5 billion project managed by Rio Tinto, will become one of the largest underground mines in the world with the potential to supply copper for up to 100 years.

Proudfoot to Deliver Keynote at Future of Mining Conference

The two-day conference will address jurisdictional and governance changes and showcase new developments affecting the mining industry, including two days of editorially curated content and a focus on Exploration, Development, Management, Infrastructure, and leadership. All from the world’s leading experts and the most influential key note speakers, guaranteed to bring fresh new perspectives and challenge conventional thinking.

Turnaround Needs Adaptive Safety - The Work Permit System

Safety is about enabling things to go right. This radically breaks with traditional thinking which focuses on eliminating things that can go wrong.

From Quarry to Lorry: Realising your cement business's full potential

In June 2018, Angus Maclean, a leader in Proudfoot’s Global Building Materials Practice discussed next-generation Target Operating Models (TOM) with Global Cement Magazine.

Proudfoot Announces All-New Americas Leadership Team

Some things take time and that’s the case for the consulting industry icon, Proudfoot, as they announce the next step in the transformation of a 72-year-old consulting brand with the introduction of their all new leadership team line up in the US.

Innovation Mining Lunch and Learn on People and Transformation

In this excerpt, Proudfoot CEO, Pam Hackett discusses People and Transformation at Innovation Mining Lunch & Learn.

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