A Foolproof Guide to Coordinating IT and Business Goals

Your IT department measures help desk responsiveness, network downtime, and other factors under their control. Are these measurements helping your business achieve its goals? Do you ever share business goals … Continue reading A Foolproof Guide to Coordinating IT and Business Goals

Take Out The Trash: Keeping Lousy Data from Fouling Your Business Decisions

Remember that saying “garbage in, garbage out”? It’s still relevant in our super-connected, digital world. If lousy data enters your business systems, any corresponding reports and analysis utilizing that data … Continue reading Take Out The Trash: Keeping Lousy Data from Fouling Your Business Decisions

How to Keep a Jump Ahead of the Business Cycle

I used to work for a live entertainment agency owned by an energetic little old lady. I worked in sales/customer service and also performed comic roasting and celebrity impersonation. Business … Continue reading How to Keep a Jump Ahead of the Business Cycle

Exploit Big Data Like the Best of the Fortune 500

Big data is a trendy topic in the business world today. It didn’t spring forth from nothingness in the early 2000’s, though. Processing large amounts of data for business purposes … Continue reading Exploit Big Data Like the Best of the Fortune 500