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hugh alley  and retractable screen doors. Hugh is responsible for the entire supply chain of the firm, including purchasing, logistics, manufacturing and distribution. Alley has been doing process improvement work for 20 years, and has been advising management about IT system requirements and implementation for 15 years. Educated at University of Waterloo (Systems Design Engineering), Cornell University (Resource Economics), and Vancouver School of Theology, Hugh has taught at both Simon Fraser University and

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Four Steps to Make Your New Employees Productive Faster


If you're wondering how to get the people you hire up to speed quickly on file structures, naming, and storage plus other company SOPs, have a look at these four easy steps to help your employees learn the ropes faster, from IT management expert Hugh Alley.

hugh alley  that!       Hugh R. Alley, P.Eng. is the general manager of Williams and White Manufacturing, a custom machining and fabrication company in Burnaby, B.C., Canada. He has run companies using a number of different ERP systems, and done consulting work in IT project management, implementation, and ERP selection. Most recently he ran his own management development and training company. You can reach Hugh at hughralley@gmail.com or by text or voice at (604) 866-1502. Read More

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hugh alley  most useable solution possible! Hugh R. Alley , P.Eng., is President of First Line Training Inc. , which helps organizations increase productivity and capacity by improving the skills of supervisors. He has spent more than 20 years helping organizations improve work processes, including many IT projects. The training approach he uses has consistently reduced learning times by at least 25% and reduced the time to develop instructions by up to 50%. His current clients include manufacturers, software Read More

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hugh alley  About the Author Hugh R. Alley, PEng, is President of First Line Training Inc., which helps organizations increase productivity and capacity by improving the skills of supervisors. He has spent more than 20 years helping organizations improve work processes, including many IT projects. He ran a number of software projects for WorksafeBC, including one where he was responsible for the training as the organization converted from paper to electronic files. As Senior Manager at Grant Thornton LLP, Hugh Read More

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