Philip Beyer

Philip Beyer

Philip Beyer, founder/president of Ebiz Products LLC and founder of Beyer Printing Inc. in Nashville Tenn., is a chronic entrepreneur, business systems analyst and consultant. Author of “System Busters: How to Stop Them in Your Business and recipient of an InterTech Technology Award for the design and development of System100 business process management software. Beyer speaks to business owners across the country on how to bring lean, sustainable order to their businesses. Contact him at (615) 425-2652.

Job Shop Management Software: Under-Utilization

Did you now that Lean Management has over a 90% failure rate?  Likewise, 45% of features in Job Shop Management Software goes totally unused. In fact, another 19% of a software’s features are rarely used, resulting in a 64% under-utilization ratio. These failure rates, of utilizing and sustaining business processes, reminds me of a conversation I had with a large publishing company CEO.

Nine Types of Waste in Small Businesses

Proponents of Lean Management have identified Seven Types of Waste leaving out a couple types of waste that we see occurring in small businesses routinely. This subject of waste has been written about extensively, but I’m going to “Philipbuster” here on that topic.

Business Management Frustrations in Search of Solutions

Every business owner or manager has encountered frustrations in their company - they happen to them every day. ALL businesses need to INTAKE INFORMATION to deliver a product or service. Writing step-by-step prompts for IN-TAKING this amount of information would require about to two to three pages. You must agree - that’s a lot of information.

BPM + ERP + MIS + CRM = Business Under Control

Simple truth ... BPM (Business Process Management) + ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) + MIS (Management Information System) + CRM (Customer Relationship Management) = YOUR BUSINESS UNDER CONTROL! Let me explain ...

Gospel of Small Business Organization

What is the gospel of small business organization? This “gospel” (good news) declares, that implementing business systems, one at a time, to address every business frustration, will remove chaos and bring order to the operations of any small business - and in short order! However, merely agreeing with the truth of this gospel - that organization via systems is the way - is not enough!

Static Systems Versus Dynamic Systems for Small Business

As small business owners wisely seek to grow by implementing well-designed process management systems, it’s important to understand the difference: Static Systems versus Dynamic Systems. Static Systems lack movement, while Dynamic Systems change states.

Great Swelling Words of Nothingness for Small Business

All consultants and business coaches are not pretentious bloviators, full of hot-air. But, as with any product or service, questions need answers until satisfied. So, what is the most important question to ask a so-called guru or expert in the field of removing business frustrations?

One Frustration, One System - A Winning Business Plan

Over the past 20 years, I've been coaching business professionals to organize their business, using systemization as a winning business plan. In order to grow, they need to implement written systems that address the frustrations they have in their business. To be sure, those frustrations keep business professionals working long hours, and keep them awake at night.