Performance Optimization

Performance Optimization

Whitepapers & Guides
December 3 2020

FREE 7 Wastes of Lean Manufacturing Infographic

Download this free infographic explaining the seven wastes of lean manufacturing.

Blog
November 3 2020

How Lean Manufacturing is Part of the HPI Toolkit…

It can be easy to unnecessarily “silo” different sets of ideas and not immediately recognize that they’re related. We all probably do it at times, which is too bad, because we can often create better outcomes by making connections between…

Blog
October 27 2020

A Brief History of Human Performance Improvement (HPI): Talking…

Human Performance Improvement, or HPI, is a method of improving performance and outcomes at organizations that can include workplace training but considers¬† reasons for problems beyond just knowledge and skill gaps and interventions other than just training. It’s also sometimes…

Blog
September 28 2020

Complicated Systems, Complex Systems, Emergence & Systems Thinking in…

In this recorded video discussion with English safety professional Adam Johns, we talk about two big issues in organizational performance improvement (in general) that are big concerns in occupational safety as well: systems and complexity. Our workplaces are made up…

Blog
September 26 2020

Human Performance Improvement (HPI) Basics: Gilbert’s Behavioral Engineering Model…

Human Performance Improvement, or HPI, is the field of study dedicated to creating methods that allow us to better (1) identify workplace problems, (2) analyze their cause(s), (3) come up with interventions that will lead to meaningful performance improvements, and…

Blog
September 17 2020

Human Performance Improvement (HPI) Basics: The Rummler & Brache…

Vector Solutions (remember, Convergence Training is part of Vector Solutions) is dedicated to helping our customers improve their workplace performance. Sometimes, that means we’ll help by providing training materials or products to our customers. Because sometimes, like when a new…

Blog
September 14 2020

Instructional Design Basics: What Is ADDIE?

Many people who wind up having training creation as part of their job roles have never had a full opportunity to learn about the basics of instructional design, how people learn, and how to develop training. One of the things…

Whitepapers & Guides
July 20 2020

Free Infographic: Analzying & Solving Workplace Performance Problems (the…

One of the key tenants of human performance improvement, or HPI, is that there can be a variety of causes for workplace performance problems and therefore also a variety of potential solutions. A corollary to this is that workforce training,…

Webinars
July 20 2020

Free On-Demand Webinar: Why Apply HPI?

Human Performance Improvement, or HPI, is a field or thought (or philosophy, or mindset, or management system) dedicated to helping humans working more effectively within their workplace systems. We recently invited our friend Joe Estey, a human performance improvement specialist,…