Shifting to focus on profitability has everyone looking for operational efficiency

In its newsletter this week, Automotive News featured an interview with Nicholas Speeks, CEO of Mercedes Benz USA about finding opportunity in crisis.    As  the global economy waits for demand to rebound, Mr. Speeks talks about shifting from producing volume to focusing on operational efficiency.  This shift is no-doubt common in many industries. If your business relies on data…

Motive Retail Covid19 Shelter-in-Place Week 6 Update

Six weeks into Motive Retail’s Covid-19 shelter-in-place protocol, here’s a quick update on how the virus has affected our work: We’ve fine-tuned our work efficiency tools (JIRA boards, agile rituals, etc) to the point where we may be BETTER aligned on work across the team than before Covid! We’ve increased all-hands standups over video call from 1x/week to 2x/week, while…

Inspiration from Newton in Challenging Times

We are witnessing times many of us never thought we’d experience in our lifetime.  At Motive Retail, we are grateful that we are able to maintain full business continuity with 100% of our staff working from their homes. We are also grateful that we entered this period: 1. With a healthy backlog of work, including  New integration certification programs from…

Three New Short Videos from Motive Retail

They say that reading text gives the brain a much better workout than taking in information via video, but if you’re like me, you do your gym time every day reading emails, reports, and other print and electronic publications throughout your workday. Motive Retail is pleased to give your brain a little visual stimulation by sharing three new videos on…