Archive | August 2013

Get the right fit and quality with streamlined sample management

In the drive to cater for fast fashion many retailers choose quantity and speed over quality, skimping on their sample management process to reduce their costs and get items onto the shop floor faster. In turn, many consumers have become accustomed to poor quality and ill-fitting garments, simply binning items at the first signs of wear and tear. Thanks to the cheap prices, they can afford to do so. No wonder so many people grumble about the quality of clothing from many modern clothing manufacturers today. Read More…

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How will technology revolutionise claims management by 2020?

An article by Duncan Cornwell – Director at ediTRACK-i

The insurance claims process in the London market has seen relatively little change since the 17th Century with Edward Lloyd’s original coffee house. There is still a marked tradition afforded to the claims file upon which comments are still made, and for the most part the majority of payments of claims move through central settlements. The electronic claims file has opened the path to electronic communication, but it has always been a hostage of tradition, current practice, embedded process management and backward compatibility of IT infrastructure.

The market place is constantly striving to evolve the process and in recent years there have been a lot of initiatives that will have contributed towards modernisation, through market reform groups and the increasing needs of an ever changing regulatory framework. Read More…