A small business requires a lot of work in order to prove successful. You can use all the help you can get in order to manage the work and the employees better. Luckily for you, there are many useful tools available that will make your job much easier.
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I have seen this image a few times over my career in IT and to this day it is the most accurate description of how product development really works.
The term Shadow System recalls to my mind James Bond movies’ SPECTRE organization. The truth is much more trivial. Shadow systems are those fantastic gothic cathedrals built with Excel which keep so many businesses running.
I love Excel, I think it’s pretty obvious if you have a look to my site I’m not alone, millions and millions of people around the world use it too and, more or less, love it.
Once upon a time… Sam was worried about his electrical supply business, and rightly so. The initial burst of growth over the first three years of the business had halted in the fourth year and in the fifth his sales and profitability were now going backwards.
The phenomenon of cloud computing has become a part of daily life across the globe. And while it is used by many people, few know what cloud computing is, how it affects them, the advantages and disadvantages and how it can spread cooperation between organizations and through the world.
Data protection has never been a more pressing issue than now. With many businesses collecting information in CRM databases, commercial and transactional databases, email addresses, etc, it’s important for business owners to understand their responsibilities towards data protection and security.
Cloud computing is the delivery of information technology services over the internet without the need for businesses to purchase or install software or run their own application and data servers. Applications are hosted in the data centers of the cloud computing provider, benefiting from massive economies of scale
SME businesses in our region are the biggest employers and biggest tax contributors (source: ABS) and are the backbone of our economy. Over 80% of SME businesses use computer systems in some form to manage their business operations from book-keeping through to automated business equipment (ABS, 2009).
Articles often discuss how software is able to benefit your small business operations, but hardware plays just of an integral part.