6 reasons your project timeline is not reliable (and how to avoid them)

In order to plan projects and avoid them collapsing on themselves, it is crucial to know when things have to happen. That means knowing the “TIMELINE” of activities, the schedule that keeps you and your team moving in the right direction. By creating a simple project management timeline for [...]

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6 reasons your project timeline is not reliable (and how to avoid them)

February 27th, 2020|Categories: Calendar, Teamwork, Workflow|

In order to plan projects and avoid them collapsing on themselves, it is crucial to know when things have to happen. That means knowing the “TIMELINE” of activities, the schedule that [...]

Five reasons your business needs good workflow

January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Workflow|

“Workflow” has become a well-established piece of terminology in the business community. Most business owners can understand why workflow is important in theory, it’s difficult to fully understand what it means [...]

Following action items

January 9th, 2020|Categories: Action Items, Workflow|

We recently had the chance to talk to Isabella Finch from the London Institute of Management about managing teams and action items. She provided us with some very useful insights into [...]

ITM delivers a better service with NotifyMe

December 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspections, Teamwork|

We bring you an interview with Juliette Phetnouvong, who works in Accounting and Finance at ITM. Juliette shares her experience about NotifyMe TPI and how it helps her in managing her daily [...]

Teamwork – Getting the process right

December 5th, 2019|Categories: Teamwork, Workflow|

Recently we looked at the importance of people in a strategy for business success and for success as a team. Another crucial aspect to consider within the context of teamwork is [...]

Understanding people – How teamwork builds success – The example of English rugby

November 11th, 2019|Categories: Inspections, Teamwork, Workflow|

Businesses and organizations need to develop their own paths, clearly defined by realistic objectives and an overall vision because, after all, there is no ‘one size fits all’ strategy to success. [...]

Supply Chain collaboration softwares

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Calendar, Documents, Inspections, Teamwork, Workflow|

The Supply Chain has stepped into the collaborative software era: an era in which cloud-computing enables customers and suppliers to work within the same supply chain management system, coordinating the planning [...]

Looking for effective meetings? Action Items are the answer.

September 30th, 2019|Categories: Action Items|

Everybody should agree in considering meetings important for any business, with the correct frequency and being as effective as possible. Running effective meetings entails agreeing on tasks that should be carried [...]

Enhance communication within your project team

September 12th, 2019|Categories: Teamwork, Workflow|

Nothing is more important to the success of a project than effective communication. Project teams are in a constant state of communication via email, conference calls, face-to-face discussions and meetings. A [...]

Managing inspections in accordance with the PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) method

June 5th, 2019|Categories: Action Items, Calendar, Documents, Teamwork, Workflow|Tags: |

The Plan - Do - Check - Act (PDCA) methodology, also known as the Deming Cycle, is a four-step model for continuous improvement that can be applied in manufacturing process management [...]

Wasting time working on the Manufacturer’s Record Book

May 29th, 2019|Categories: Documents, Inspections, Teamwork, Workflow|

The Manufacturer’s Record Book A Manufacturer’s Record Book (MRB), or Quality Dossier, is a collection of documents certifying quality control and contains all applicable quality information regarding a product, such as [...]

How to collect software requirements

April 30th, 2019|Categories: Teamwork, Workflow|

Struggling to understand why software that has been delivered doesn’t meet your team’s expectation? Have you properly collected your team’s needs and defined their requirements in writing or did you just [...]

How to conduct effective meetings: 8 tips to stay productive

March 11th, 2019|Categories: Action Items, Calendar, Inspections, Teamwork, Workflow|

Meetings are meant to be the engine of productivity in the workplace. Does the same go for you? There are companies where managers spend 50 % of their time engaged in [...]

Documents in wrong revision

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Documents|

Document control is an essential preventive measure ensuring that only approved, current documentation is used throughout the supply chain. Document control systems provide the foundation for doing business together in a [...]

The importance of Supply Chain Management strategy for an organization

January 24th, 2019|Categories: Teamwork, Workflow|

Business organizations today depend on Supply Chain Management (SCM) strategies. The effectiveness of the supply chain strategy is key to effective market coverage and availability of products at locations that are [...]

Increase your productivity with a digital document management system

January 11th, 2019|Categories: Documents|

In many organizations, email is still the standard tool for collaborating on documents because of its ease of use. However, email quickly becomes confusing and unwieldy for teams who are trying [...]

Best practices for document control

December 19th, 2018|Categories: Documents, Inspections|

Establishing best practices between project team members about the control and revision of documents is critical for the success of a project. Areas to focus on include the numbering, revision and [...]

Cloud vs On Premises: Which Solution is Best for You?

November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Inspections, Teamwork, Workflow|

When streamlining or expanding your business, your first choice may be an on premises software solution deployment in order to have greater control and flexibility. Traditionally, companies licensed enterprise software and [...]

How to Introduce New Software into your Company

October 31st, 2018|Categories: Teamwork, Workflow|

You find an amazing software that will dramatically improve your processes. You asked the supplier for a presentation of the product and right away start a free trial period. Your eager [...]

Setting the standard for inspection management

September 26th, 2018|Categories: Inspections|

Imagine a software that can simply organize the whole process of your inspections. A tool that helps you to work closer with your project team, enhance collaboration and increase personnel [...]

Eleventh place for the NotifyMe Pilgrim at the J24 World Championship 2018!

September 4th, 2018|Categories: Company|

The J24 World Championships 2018 ended at Fraglia Vela Riva with an uncertain day from a meteorological point of view and with a strong north wind up to 20 knots. The [...]

NotifyMe at the World Championship 2018 too!

August 29th, 2018|Categories: Company|

A record J24 World Championship 2018 officially took off with the opening ceremony on the evening of Sunday 26th August in front of the Fraglia della Vela Riva del Garda headquarters. [...]

How to evaluate if your inspection process is giving value

August 27th, 2018|Categories: Action Items, Inspections, Workflow|

Is your inspection management process delivering value? Establishing criteria for evaluating your process outcome allows you to ensure optimal productivity by clearly defining appropriate requirements. This also enables you to achieve [...]

NotifyMe for Inspection Agencies

August 24th, 2018|Categories: Calendar, Inspections, Workflow|

Imagine a software to enable coordinators to transfer information from the customers to the inspectors with just one click. A software to narrow the gap between the person requesting an inspection [...]

Inspection Agency’s viewpoint on NotifyMe

July 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspections|

“Hi, my name is Nathalie, and I have been using NotifyMe for a few months with my agency. I was instantly impressed with the software! Before, I spent a lot of time [...]

Customer’s viewpoint on NotifyMe

July 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspections|

“Hello, my name is Roger. It’s been a while since I started using NotifyMe. In the past, as work was moving faster and faster and the requests were becoming more and [...]

Inspector’s viewpoint on NotifyMe

July 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspections|

“Hi, my name is Chris and I work as an inspector. In my job I need to be competent, efficient and reliable. It is essential for me to be well-organized and [...]

Vendor’s viewpoint on NotifyMe

July 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspections|

“Hi there, my name is Steven. Discovering NotifyMe was a revelation for me. Being responsible for the planning, execution, and control of a project requires top notch organizational skills.  With so [...]

5 Tips to Improve Efficiency in Oil & Gas Inspections

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Documents, Inspections, Teamwork, Workflow|

When managing an inspection, people from different organizations and different departments are involved and need to work together. If you work with large teams, it’s easy to get lost in the [...]

Riva del Garda: The Italian Navy with La Superba wins the Italian J24 Championship. NotifyMe-Pilgrim on the podium as well!

July 19th, 2018|Categories: Company|

The 38th J24  Italian Open Championship recently saw thirty-two crews face each other in the waters of Riva del Garda for five days. It ended with victory for La Superba from [...]

Logistics – An Integral Component of Supply Chain Management

June 14th, 2018|Categories: Workflow|

We’d like to have a look at the role of Logistics in Supply Chain Management and examine the relationship between the two elements. Supply Chain Management involves the planning, design, control [...]

3 reasons to manage your Expediting with NotifyMe

June 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspections|

Expediting in terms of the supply chain or procurement is a strategy to ensure that goods and items that are purchased arrive in a timely fashion and meet quality control standards. [...]

5000 inspections managed in 6 months since the launch of NotifyMe

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Company, Inspections|

It’s been six months since we launched our innovative software NotifyMe at the ADIPEC exhibition in November 2017. NotifyMe has successfully managed 5000 inspections since then, exceeding all expectations! We achieved [...]

Manage your work emails easily with NotifyMe

May 14th, 2018|Categories: Messaging System, Teamwork|

Do you receive lots of work emails each day? Does it seem too much of your professional time is spent reading and replying to messages? One of the most time-consuming and [...]

Supply Chain Management: Definition

May 11th, 2018|Categories: Teamwork|

With the Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit coming up in Frankfurt between 5-6 June perhaps this is a good moment to look at some operational definitions. We very often [...]

Agreement reached with J24 Pilgrim: NotifyMe is the new technical sponsor

May 7th, 2018|Categories: Company|

There will be a new technical sponsor for J24 Pilgrim, which will soon change its name into NotifyMe – Pilgrim as of the J24 National Regatta at the Naval Academy International [...]

NotifyMe and the GDPR: managing personal data in the Supply Chain

May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Company, Documents|

The GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation, a recent EU law that sets the rules for anyone handling personal data about EU residents. GDPR enforcement will begin on 25 [...]

Managing quality effectively in the supply chain

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspections|

Customer satisfaction has become a global process as companies in various industries are outsourcing more of their products and services to suppliers located all over the world. To compete, there is [...]

An opinion survey on the efficiency of inspection management

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspections, Teamwork, Workflow|

It goes without saying that inspections are not the core business of Oil and Gas companies. Nevertheless, they form a key part in the process of achieving the goal of every [...]

NotifyMe for Vendors: a software designed for inspection management

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Inspections, Messaging System, Workflow|

Inspection coordination, planning and control are common activities for valve, pump or flange manufactures. More generally, they are normal practice for all Vendors who supply to companies or EPC contractors in [...]