Are You Listening Kid?

Those are the words that Jack Buck shared with John O’Leary in their first meeting. I’ve heard this story several times and it never fails to inspire me – both personally and at HL Group. MLB.com recently put together a video of the story and John shared it on…

Some Benefits of Disconnection in a Constantly Connected World

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to do some kayaking with friends down on the Niangua River near the Lake of the Ozarks. The weather was perfect, the scenery was beautiful – and it was so quiet, it seemed like we had the river to ourselves. What was so…

Granite Data Solutions – Partnership for Success

HL Group has been working with Accenture since 2010 on their California Fi$Cal ERP solution. This solution will soon deploy to over 200 departments state-wide (I’ll fill you in more in a future posting). During these activities, Accenture connected us with a local reseller organization, Granite Data Solutions –…

The 2nd Goal of Every Automation Project

Every automation project we get engaged in almost always starts with the goal of increased visibility of Stuff. That “stuff” could be fixed assets, warehouse inventory, WIP processes, labor, etc. It usually centers on what do I have or what are you doing (and then when/where is it happening)….