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The client was keen to, in their words “just clean up the work area”. They were experiencing a significant loss of tools, with misplaced equipment and spare parts resulting in reduced storage space. An easy, effective, do-it-yourself team approach was needed to get people involved in organising the workplace.
The national finance month-end reporting was “just taking too long”. With only ~20 working days available each month, the month-end was taking a significant portion of both the National and State finance teams valuable and scarce time. A break-through was needed to change the mindset and align the teams around game-time!
The client was shipping logs from a new site and there was growing frustration due to higher than expected costs and competing goals across functional teams. The key operational aspects to be managed were: safely loading logs, maintaining efficiency, & meeting the customer stow factor with no damage.
The client’s mission is to provide access to fast broadband to homes and businesses across Australia. With aspirations to engage over 2000 staff within 5 months in a corporate ‘self healing’ problem solving toolset, the challenge was clear, and needed a consistent way to rapidly scale up the deployment.