How Asynchronous Communication may bring an End to the Perpetual Meetings

Immersed in a project, in the zone, your laptop dings, you glance up and ignore it. It’s your team member with a message about another project. It can wait, and … Continue reading How Asynchronous Communication may bring an End to the Perpetual Meetings

A Few Basics on How to Achieve the Best Technology Choices for Your Company

Does it seem technology moves at light speed, and your company is falling behind? Don’t worry; it depends on how you look at it. Big data, AI, and mobile technology … Continue reading A Few Basics on How to Achieve the Best Technology Choices for Your Company

Do You Know All the Apps Sniffing Around In Your Business’ Network?

Do you know what mobile apps access your business network? A recent report issued by NetSkope indicated 97% of cloud apps are uncontrolled freebies. With many working from home due … Continue reading Do You Know All the Apps Sniffing Around In Your Business’ Network?

How To Not Drop a Bomb on Your Business While Implementing ERP or Business Management Software

Since we reviewed ERP or business management software not too long ago, you may be ready for implementation. I lived through about four ERP implementations in my corporate career. Done … Continue reading How To Not Drop a Bomb on Your Business While Implementing ERP or Business Management Software

What People are Saying About These Three Marketing Technologies and How to Take Advantage of Them

We haven’t talked about marketing for a bit. Considering business is heating up and experiencing supply chain challenges, now is a good time. What technology can bring burn to your … Continue reading What People are Saying About These Three Marketing Technologies and How to Take Advantage of Them

A Guide to Risk Management and Tools to Keep Your Small Business out of Hot Water

COVID-19, cryptocurrencies, and a giant ship stuck in the Suez Canal. It seems we’re navigating a slew of risks recently. Small businesses suffered at the hands of these economic disruptions. … Continue reading A Guide to Risk Management and Tools to Keep Your Small Business out of Hot Water

A Quick Review of Business Management Software Appropriate for Small Businesses

We’ve reviewed accounting, CRM, HR, and payroll processing applications in the last several months. Let’s look at the software packages that include most of these apps under one interconnected roof. … Continue reading A Quick Review of Business Management Software Appropriate for Small Businesses

How AI/Machine Learning Can Help a Small Business Keep up with the Half-Life of Skills

Here’s something scary I read recently, “The half-life of skills is now five years. Half of what you learn is either forgotten or obsolete in five years.” The pace of … Continue reading How AI/Machine Learning Can Help a Small Business Keep up with the Half-Life of Skills

How a Professional Employer’s Association Helps a Small Business And a Quick Review of a Few

Are you struggling with HR issues complicated by the pandemic? There’s help available sized right for a small to medium business. It’s a Professional Employer’s Organization. Have you ever heard … Continue reading How a Professional Employer’s Association Helps a Small Business And a Quick Review of a Few

Four Payroll Processing Services that Reduce the Pain of Payroll Processing and Keep You and Your Employees Happy

For a small business, one of the biggest processes where mistakes can cause misery is payroll. Employees like to get paid the correct amount on time, or they’re unhappy. The … Continue reading Four Payroll Processing Services that Reduce the Pain of Payroll Processing and Keep You and Your Employees Happy

How HR Can Embrace Technology and Leave the Paperwork Shuffle in the Dust

How does a manager keep track of all their employees now working from home? How do you successfully onboard new employees remotely? Because of the pandemic, remote working and hiring … Continue reading How HR Can Embrace Technology and Leave the Paperwork Shuffle in the Dust

The Secret Ingredient in the Best Technology for Small Business

I once spent hours pulling together three reports to generate one critical supply chain report for management. Why? A consultant convinced the business an ERP system they tweaked could handle … Continue reading The Secret Ingredient in the Best Technology for Small Business