Archive October 2006

Key Performance Indicators (KPI's or Metrics)

Effective key performance indicators (or metrics) are a valuable tool for triggering corrective action. Often however, metrics are worthless since they do not provide worthwhile indications of performance, particularly when this performance is below acceptable levels. The key to this is that a KPI should normally have a trigger level set on it that is used to initiate some corrective action. If no trigger has been set then the metric is ineffective. If no one has defined the level on the metric...
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Bronze memorial for dead workers

About 200 people gathered in Tower Hill in the City of London as the £100,000 "Building Worker" was uncovered. The Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (Ucatt) had the sculpture made as part of a campaign for a new corporate killing charge. Sculptor Alan Wilson created the figure which sports a hard hat, weighs 300kg and holds a spirit level. Ucatt general secretary Alan Ritchie unveiled the sculpture, which is close to the Tower of London, during a ceremony on Wednesday.
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CDM2007 Regulations final approval

The final draft of the Regulations and ACOP have been submitted for approval to the October meeting of the HS Commission. Subject to approval the Regs will be launched in April 2007. With the finalising of the Regs and ACOP attention now turns to realising the benefits that this revision will bring. My team are looking at the operational implementation of CDM. This is an important period to ensure that the new messages from the regulations are understood. The revised regulations will require a major...
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The Official Ai Solutions Blog - Welcome!

Hello and welcome to the official Ai Solutions Blog. What we are going to talk about Each of the teams here will be talking about the following topics on a regular basis. News about new and updated Ai Solutions products (when new versions, updates, service packs etc. are released) Tips for how to make better use of features within our products Discussion of our current marketing activities Appearances at conferences, exhibitions, etc Often requested support issues Success stories...
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Newsletter - October 2006

The October 2006 edition of the Ai Solutions Newsletter is now available: October Newsletter.
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ToolKit Compliance System Update

Our regular six monthly product update is now on release to our customers. The update, code number 11f, includes: New Knowledge Base Viewer CDM Enhanced CDM Management Console and Statistics Automated update of Project events Personnel website and email addresses more visible within Projects Ability to select Explorer folder during Project Wizard Asbestos Enhanced Management Console and Statistics Export Item Data to CSV from within each Property...
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