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Communication Technology Needed for Manufacturing Plant Floor Personnel

Manufacturing Workforce engaged when receiving Communication From Company Management


Mankato, MN -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/06/2015 -- Louise Dickmeyer, President of People Driven Performance Solutions discussed in the company blog, "The plant floor workers need user interface ease, simplicity to be engaged, involved, and retained. Too often without this shop floor personnel connection, a dollar an hour more per hour down the street has the workforce exiting in droves." The last decade has seen somewhat of a technological revolution with consumer user experience (UX) pushing boundaries and exceeding expectations of what is possible. At the turn of the century, the idea of using a mobile phone app to make coffee, plot the precise locations of flu epidemics using social media reports, or track the journeys of trains, planes and automobiles, would have been dismissed as sci-fi. We now take such concepts for granted.

In the issue of Global Manufacturing, Phil Lewis explained why manufacturers need to embrace a new era of business software. Lewis continues that sadly this revolution failed to get past the door of the business UX, where users have instead been forced to adapt to their respective enterprise software solution, tolerating its clunky features and cumbersome layout, largely because there was little by way of an alternative. However a new generation of users, or millennials as they have become known, has challenged the status quo in recent years, disrupting what has been considered the norm for manufacturers.

To read the blog, go to: http://pdpsolutions.com/content/user-interface-manufacturing-plant-floor-communication-leadership

About People Driven Performance
People Driven Performance (PDP) is a software development company providing an internal, innovative, and interactive communications system for manufacturing plant floor employees. Patented combination of software and touch-sensitive employee information kiosks bring vital and important information to the plant floor in a non-desk employee environment. PDP proves that Employee Engagement results in quantifiable productivity improvement.

The impacts of improved internal communications, via interactive design, delivers an employee-centric engagement system driving improved employee retention, best-practice lean productivity, and increased bottom-line profitability.

Unlike desktop solutions promising better engagement, The PDP solution (http://www.pdpsolutions.com) is uniquely suited to on-the-move plant floor production employees ensuring a simple and straightforward way to access key company metrics and other information. The result is full participation and understanding of the functions, status, and standing of the company. Employee communication ensures a personal responsibility for well-being of management and colleagues with whom they work each day.

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