Category Archives: Business Intelligence

5 Tips to Utilize Google Apps for Your Virtual Office

Coworking spaces are all the rage right now.  Companies are looking for cost effective ways to house coworkers in separate locations.  Consultants are finding coworking spaces a great place to network and get clients.  Individuals workers are finding similar communities that are a “hive” of activity for small businesses.  Google for Work (Google Apps) can […]

You’re Using Your CRM For Sales, Now How About Vendor Management

  You have your CRM implemented for sales, now it is time to leverage that investment.  You can use your CRM for other activities besides tracking sales. CRM’s act as big virtual file cabinets and also document your workflow.  As companies move to SaaS (Software as a Service) applications, it becomes important to manage vendors […]

Are You Growing With Your Customer’s Needs? It May Be Time To Up Your Game.

The good news is your company is growing! You are getting lots of qualified leads that are turning into projects. Your team is juggling those proposals and running the projects. Are you still tracking all of this information in spreadsheets? To really increase productivity and make sense of your workflow, you will need to arm […]

Private, Public or Hybrid Cloud for your Company?

  There are many definitions of the cloud.  Businesses have a tough time determining where to keep their applications and data in the new cloud environment.  In reality most companies will have hybrid clouds for a long time. Private Cloud:   A private cloud allows a company to store data and applications on its own […]

Customer Relationship Management in a crowded market

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software means many different things to different companies.  Some use it to manage leads and sales, others use it to manage customer interactions, it can be used for very specific purposes also, such as HR or vendor management.   Large Database – A CRM like Salesforce is a large database that […]

Share, Brainstorm, Collaborate, Act – How Does Your Company Work?

Be more productive and organized with your co-workers by creating and editing documents online in real time.  Both Google for Work and MS Office 365 offer online documents when you sign up for their email solutions.  These include word, spreadsheet and presentation tools.  You can access and update documents from any browser or mobile device. […]