What are the Engineering Challenges ?

SBTC, ETR: 2 mins Key Challenges in Manufacturing   So, What are the key areas presenting challenges to the manufacturing industry. Increases in the price of materials, staffing shortages impacting on the pace of production in the future leading to higher costs. A...

Seize the Opportunity – Niche Business

SBTC, ETR: 2 mins The Niche Business Targeting a product or service at a niche market segment has several advantages for a business (particularly a small business)   Less competition – the firm is a “big fish in a small pond” Clear focus – target...

BREXIT – Where Next ?

SBTC, ETR: 2 mins   Brexit blows a £22bn hole in business investment underlining need for a trade deal Businesses have invested £22bn less in the last two and a half years because of the uncertainty caused by Brexit, ­according to new analysis of official data....

Why Transform Business

SBTC, ETR: 3 mins Number of British businesses going bust hits four-year high. A piece in the daily telegraph highlighted that the number of British businesses collapsing into bankruptcy hit a four-year high last year as one in every 213 companies fell into...

How should Facebook Transform?

SBTC, ETR: 3 mins   Facebook’s $100 billion-plus rout is the biggest loss in stock market history. Of course, Facebook remains one of the most profitable companies in the world, posting more than $10 billion (bn) in profit for the first half of this year alone...

What are Business Transformation Projects?

SBTC, ETR: 3 mins There are many and varied reasons why businesses embark on projects to transform the way they operate.   Before we review where these projects emanate from it helps to have an understanding of the core concepts of business transformation which we...