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Category Archives: Business


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Leaves March 2018

Overview

Something we do regularly at our company is collect useful articles, blog posts, white papers, websites and more in the form of links we add to an internal system called Leaves. The following are 5 of the most interesting things we stumbled across this past month of March.

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Why Adopt Sitecore for your Business Platform

What is Sitecore?

Sitecore is one platform to manage all your digital experiences through multiple channels.  In plain terms, it’s a commercial product for managing websites, virtual reality, and mobile experiences for organizations and is highly popular among Fortune 500 and 1000 firms. Sitecore is most known for managing content for organizations that require flexibility and a deep understanding of how users are interacting with their digital marketing.  It empowers your company to deliver a unique experience within the context of current and past customer interactions with your brand, across any channel in real time. The result is improved web traffic through a personalized and relevant customer experience. Sitecore also provides best practices to produce default and custom analytics on any user interaction.

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Virtual CIO for Business Platform Technology Needs

Why any size firm can and should hire a Chief Information Officer or Chief Technology Officer

Your company can have a business platform, even if you don’t have a full-time CIO or CTO on your team. We can’t tell you how many times we have been in a conversation and we hear, “Wait, you can do that with technology!” Or, “Yeah, something didn’t seem right, but we didn’t have the expertise to question it.” It’s difficult enough to keep up with your specialty let alone the continual evolution in the tech space. However, it is critical as a company grows and evolves for it to get the tech decisions right. With the right software or tech partner a company can significantly leverage its investments to make itself more effective and productive with its limited resources. An inadequate purchase or working with the wrong tech vendor can lead to hindered operations and curtailed growth. As a small or medium sized company, it may be difficult to justify paying for a full-time tech expert though there is an alternative – you can hire a remote or virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) to advise you and your firm on these critical business decisions.
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Optimizing your team’s time using Jira Cloud and Tempo Timesheets

In the past, I have spent countless hours using an array of different systems and tools to manage my team’s time. I would spend a good portion of every week doing tasks such as calculating capacity, tracking holidays, and the endless chore of making certain all time was entered into our project management system. Continue reading

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Top 10 Links For The Indispensable Project Manager

Dear, Project Managers

Is this article going to be something like this? Sorry to disappoint if you came for that, because it’s going to be far less firehose and much more succinct, and to the point. Here are the top 10 links that are going to make you a project manager (PM)  that anyone would love to have on their team. Use the anecdotes, tips, and guidelines found in these 10 links and you and your team are going to get things done.

The Keys 🗝

re:Work – The five keys to a successful Google team

Results of a study performed by Google’s People Operations on what makes a successful team.

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