The US is falling behind counterparts in Europe in providing beneficial technology services, according to a study by Computer Associates. The issues are not with product knowledge, expertise or system availability, but the quality of processes.
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If you’ve ever been an employee in a big company or a large organization, you’ve likely heard the term “work order.” This could be mindless bureaucracy or incredible power. Let’s dig in.
As a business owner, how often are you grateful in your business life? Do you stop and reflect on all the blessings your business has received at the end of each year? Or, do you have a special customer appreciation event once or twice a year to say thanks for customers’ patronage?
We heard about an email productivity technique that appeared to save time, but might also make people angry. When is increased efficiency actually offensive?
A great way to measure the success of a conference is the number of times you have an “aha” moment. At blogINDIANA 2009, one comment in one presentation surpassed all the rest.
Running a business seems to be getting tougher by the day. In addition to finding ways to cut costs and improve productivity, consider taking a closer look at your business processes.
If you are feeling overwhelmed because you have a to-do list that never seems to end or tasks that need completed before the end of the workday, it’s not unusual to feel like you need an assistant. But there might be a more efficient way.
Accountants are known for working ridiculously long hours. A CPA named Marty McCutchen, however, found that improving workflow actually improves work/life balance.
A realtor once told me that “curb appeal matters, but foundations matter more.” I think that’s sound advice for people buying and selling property, but also for anyone working in any business.
Pokémon GO has taken over the world. If you hadn’t heard by now, then you’re either hiding under a rock or don’t care about it at all. But here’s why you should care.
AccelaWork’s belief in business process improvement is based around a simple formula: workplace productivity + satisfaction = results. These were covered in a presentation on this topic at the Indiana Business Fair.
We live in a culture where people love to get things for free. But in business, products and services provided at no charge often create serious problems.
An obvious part of any company is the process of payment. You do work or deliver a product and you receive funds for that payment. But what do you do when this business process breaks down, especially when you’re in a small business? Today’s guest post from Lorraine Ball discusses this question with frankness and… Read more »
Many of us could use more business. It can be difficult to find the right way to make that happen. Could referrals be the answer?
No matter what business you’re in, you need follow-up. You need to reach out to people you’ve already met and remind them that you’re out there, able to engage with them. This is essential to your success.
Business contacts are an important part of finding success. Thankfully, there are some tried and true tips you can follow to help you gain more referrals!
It’s all too easy to dismiss the world as cruel and heartless. But in truth, the compassionate mind is real. Believe it or not, we all have one!
If we want to improve productivity here in the United States, we need to bring jobs back to the country. That’s the opinion of one expert commentator.
There are many Indianapolis consultants, and today’s post features a great find from a great organization. The team at 1st Class Solutions is tracking the research about learning culture and business success.
You’ve probably heard that you can never have too many friends – and that’s especially true when it comes to business peers, partners, customers and clients. Getting to know potential clients and other business owners before talking about business is one of the first things I do.