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Maturity Model for Microsoft 365

The Maturity Model for Microsoft 365 is a set of guides and tools to let companies improve productivity, assurance and effectiveness.

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Improvement Innovation NHS Referrals

Blog – breaking the backlog

We all know that the COVID-19 pandemic will be with us for a while and that it will have consequences that will reach much further. Rights across the spectrum of our lives, economic, social, political, emotional, it will resonate for years or decades. Our brilliant NHS has been at the forefront of the immediate challenge, […]

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Best Practice Improvement Informatics Microsoft Office Microsoft Power Platform Power BI Thoughts and Musings

Bringing 100 year old technology to Healthcare -Part 4

In part 3 I presented an alternative view of the role of SPC for healthcare. In this final part, we will look using SPC in Microsoft Excel and Power BI and conclude with whether SPC does have a place in Health. Creating and Presenting SPC Charts Whichever way the debate goes, SPC needs to be […]

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Best Practice Improvement Informatics Thoughts and Musings

Bringing 100 year old technology to Healthcare -Part 3

Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a technique that has been widely used in industry for many decades. But is it useful in Healthcare.
Part 3 of 4

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Best Practice Improvement Informatics Thoughts and Musings

Bringing 100 year old technology to Healthcare -Part 2

Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a technique that has been widely used in industry for many decades. But is it useful in Healthcare.
Part 2 of 4

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Best Practice Improvement Informatics Thoughts and Musings

Bringing 100 year old technology to Healthcare – Part 1

Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a technique that has been widely used in industry for many decades. But is it useful in Healthcare.
Part 1 of 4

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Improvement UI and UX

You can’t always have what you want

This entertaining diagram that I saw on LinkedIn this morning touched a chord. Like all good humour it makes a critical point, or perhaps even several points. It certainly typifies different approaches. Apple’s fanatical insistence that anything can be achieved with a simple interface. Google’s equally fanatical insistence that everything can be achieved with a […]

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15 Reasons Not to Use Folders in SharePoint (and 3 reasons why you could)

Folders are terrible as a means of organising content. It’s a deeply broken approach and carrying it over to SharePoint is a deeply bad idea. Here are 15 reasons why and a couple of counter arguments for balance.

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Improvement

Zero Tolerance and the 1%

​Reading the Friday morning blog of the rather excellent Ed Reid  this morning on how many small improvements can make a big difference I was struck that it resonated with part of my talk at the NHS event Cloud2 hosted in Manchester the day before. As with Ed’s comments, I referenced the Olympic 1% improvements […]