The final episode in our series of 7 Podcasts with our friends at REPL. We are joined by Lauren Wilson, Claire-Ann Fick and Melissa Sutton to discuss how WFM differs across the world. We cover the simplicity V complexity across the world of...
Bringing us back to why a WFM is so important to bring all this together to support compliance
The sixth in our series of 7 Podcasts with our friends at REPL. We are joined by Jill Anderson, Doug Robertson and Austin Stump to discuss the future WFM. We cover...
Covid accelerating the need for multi-channel planning
How the way we are now shopping is shaping future planning
Getting Managers out of the office and on to the floor
The part AI and data will play
The fifth in our series of 7 Podcasts with our friends at REPL. We are joined by Peter Barker, Blanche Vanhuyssteen and Jake Ralston to discuss WFM Mobile,Reporting & Analytics. We cover...
How WFM mobile is turning to wider Colleague Engagement
Can you run WFM via mobile only?
Reporting is turning in to analytics, so what?
The fourth in our series of 7 Podcasts with our friends at REPL. We are joined by Graham Trenaman, Emma Ruane and Angeline Neutt to discuss Time & Attendance. We cover...
Why would want to capture peoples worked hours?
How does it connect to payroll, what point does T&A stop/payroll start?
How do you capture data the data?
What do you capture e.g. breaks?
What happens to the data?
Should managers clock?
The third in our series of 7 Podcasts with our friends at REPL. We are joined by Lucinda Broad, Matthew Frazier and Dana Altavilla returns to discuss Scheduling. We cover...
Can you jump straight in to fully Automated Scheduling?
Scheduling journey - Manual/Template/Semi-Automated/Fully Automated
Should you be doing lots of Schedule editing?
Do the different parts of the scheduling journey unlock different return on investment (ROI)?
The second in our series of 7 Podcasts with our friends at REPL. We are joined by Dana Altavilla, Huseyin Durak and Zach Owston returns to discuss Budgeting, Forecasting & Labour Demand. We cover...
What is budgeting?
What is forecasting/labour demand?
What do you forecast? Sales/transactions?
How accurate are labour forecasts? What about anomalies e.g. covid? How will people forecast next year?
How does/will AI & Machine lea...
The first in a series of 7 Podcasts with our friends at REPL. We will be covering all the components parts of Workforce Management (WFM), along with a look at what the future holds
In this first episode, we are joined by Pip Trenaman, Doug Roberston and Zach Owston to discuss Labour Standards. We cover...
How do you balance detail of measurement V simplicity of labour standards for a Labour Model?
Can you have a 'standard' app...
Richard McElroy shares a look into the life of a Category Director in one of the big supermarket chains
It is fascinating to understand the work that goes on to get new products onto the shelf
Covid19 has been the greatest consumer shock to our system we have ever had
Diane Wehrle, Marketing and Insights Director at Springboard Research is back to share footfall trend insight since we spoke in episode 26 (July 2020)
Has footfall stayed the same since lockdown 1?
Will local high streets and retail parks continue to be our go to shopping destinations?
What will footfall look like in 2021?
Audie Penn, Managing Partner at Faro Partners talks all things lean and continuous improvement. The benefits and how important leadership is in the whole process. The key question is...
Did you follow the process, did it produce the intended result?
Karen Dyke, CEO at Retail Manager Solutions (RMS) shares how they have been helping the sudden switch to remote working and the benefits of the RMS metro roadmap which covers much more than just WFM. Which stops will you visit??Metro
Mark Thomson, Retail Industry Director EMEA at Zebra Technologies shares insight into how retail technology is evolving rapidly. Is this the start of a new type of Retail colleague??
Ian Scott, Retail Consultant & Steve Lister, Global Retail Innovator & Influencer discuss what physical retail has to do to bounce back from the downturn in 2020 due to the various lockdowns
Are you a revenge shopper? Listen to find out
Andrew Busby & Pat Kelly Co-Founders of SafePrem Solutions tell us about their mission to provide a fully independent end to end Covid safe service using the SafePrem SAFER Journey process
This isn’t about PPE it is about a long term sustainable return to Covid safe premises
Find out more here…
Steve Dennis, Keynote Speaker | Top Retail Influencer | Strategic Advisor | Senior Forbes Contributor | Author-"Remarkable Retail" gives us an amazing insight into how he sees the world of Retail.
Is Retail Dead?
Are we obsessed with channels?
Steve's book referenced in this episode can be found here...
Wayne Snyder, VP Retail Strategy EMEA and Kim Hill, WFM Solution Advisor EMEA at Blue Yonder share their thoughts on how automation is impacting the Customer & Store and the role WFM can play in this evolving journey
Lord Mark Price, Founder of WorkL and Engaging Business and former Deputy Chairman at John Lewis Partnership and Managing Director at Waitrose, shares his wealth of business knowledge on the benefits of keeping people happy and engaged at work.
Listen out for the 6 key drivers to a happy and engaged workforce
Mark's books referenced in this episode can be found here...