Optimize Now

We urge you to optimize now and offer the unique tool HOP to identify what optimizations may fit your organization.

HOP Delivers

  • A list of how your company can save money on your operations
  • An understanding of how your people and resources can collaborate better
  • A tool to continue to increase the efficiency in your organization

We combine all the data from your company and analyze it using HOP. The result is an identification of concrete elements for you to optimize.

 

The Unique Tool HOP
– Finds Synergies Invisible to Humans Across all Data 

Combines hard and soft data in large quantities

Makes a list of bottlenecks that require your attention

Give you a prioritized list of the 10 most relevant optimizations

 

 

How to Efficiently use HOP to Optimize Your Business

DSB (the Danish Railways)

What makes HOP special is that it combines soft and hard data to find bottlenecks. One example is from our former client, DSB. While working with DSB, we analyzed timetables, track information, technical train specifications as examples of hard data and employment contracts, collective worker’s agreements, e-mails, the annual employee satisfaction measurements, as examples of soft data.

One of the bottlenecks we found, was that number of days the train drivers and stewards were on sick leave was too high. By combining hard and soft data, HOP identified that it was caused by a number of factors:

  • too short a time to change between train departures,
  • too short breaks,
  • too low temperature in the rooms in which the engine drivers took breaks,
  • too rigid ways of getting attributed to a shift.

The solutions was to:

  • prolong the time between the train departures to allow for more departures,
  • prolong the breaks to allow for more working time,
  • turn up the heat in the rooms where the train drivers and stewards spent their breaks
  • making it possible for the drivers to choose for themselves when to work and giving them less hours, in return for few slightly longer days, completing otherwise troublesome holes in the schedules

This brought down the amount of sick leave days, late departures, breakdowns and reduced the impact of late departures and break downs significantly.

 

HOP identified a solution that it would have taken humans a long time to find, if ever, as they would have had to go through many trials to identify the key factors that would bring down sick leave of the train drivers and stewards. HOP found the solution by combining driving plans, length of pauses, the temperature that the engine drivers had complained about to their boss, the annual employee satisfaction measurement, and the annual workplace assessment, maps of train stations, surveillance video, etc.

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