Planning

Managing Teams in Growth Stages

Your tiny shop has graduated to burgeoning startup, meeting head on the challenges of shipping product and dazzling customers. It’s an exciting, satisfying feeling! Everyone on your team is buzzing. Things look great, and your job as a manager is . . . Well, it’s different. Your days are filling with administrative headache. People get […] Read More

Appreciation is a Driving Force in Productivity

“Suppose I ask your employees if they feel appreciated. What will they say?” You’re sitting across the table from an interviewee who just surprised you with that question. How will you respond? Your immediate reaction might be to recount your management style and take a mental inventory of the times you’ve shown employees how you […] Read More

Tech Predictions for 2016

Technology Predictions for 2016 If industry reports are to be believed, then 2016 is not going to be a very happy new year for IT vendors. As the year 2015 drew to a close, there was a storm brewing up on the horizon for the IT industry. This storm is expected to transform the IT […] Read More

Top 5 Ways B2B Procurement Departments are Rising Up to Challenges

Historically, procurement department is usually one of the least focused areas of a business. Except for businesses, which have adopted the Japanese concepts of lean management, and six sigma principles, most organizations seem to take the procurement part of operations largely for granted. In fact, unless the organization is facing emergencies such as a recession, […] Read More

Look for Strong Communicators When Hiring Remote Employees

Do you have anxiety about remote workers? Does it feel riskier because you can’t walk down the hall and see what they’re doing? That’s a common worry, but it might be misplaced. Unless you continually monitor your employees with cameras and network tracking software, you’re still extending a high level of trust, regardless of their […] Read More

Retention Through Communication

When you run a small-to-medium business in the technology sector, high employee turnover is an expectation. A quick Google search brings pages of stories about tech workers job hopping all over Silicon Valley. If that’s the environment at perk-saturated technology giants, how are you to adapt? You don’t have the same resources to weather turnover, […] Read More

Power to Procurement – Bridge to Move the Business Forward

  What is procurement? A lot of us might not be familiar with the term procurement. It is a process of obtaining or purchasing goods and services. The process of procurement includes the production of demand along with a receipt and the approval of payment as well. It involves a lot of features. For instance; […] Read More

How to succeed in a security audit in 5 easy steps

Undergoing a security audit for your company may be very stressful at times and can often cause undue stress to all of those involved in the process, but with these simple steps your audit is sure to run smoothly and in your favor and the team involved. After all; IT security is of the utmost […] Read More

Smart Business Sense: Renewing Services on Schedule

Today’s enterprises require agility to stay current and competitive.  They are continuously changing companies and we need to constantly refresh the underlying frameworks to help them succeed with diverse networks and locations around the globe. Renewing services on schedule might seem obvious to many.  It is common practice for us to be aware of renewing […] Read More

The Innovation Potential of your Team

The ability to generate new ideas and products which result in continued business success is not limited to the talents of a select few. Rather, it’s innate potential in each employee that can be unlocked with the right company processes and support. Any business that succeeds in being innovative is sure to enjoy greater efficiency […] Read More