May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Strategies: Working from Home with High School and College-Aged Kids

I’m confident that by now those of you working virtually have read many tips on how to successfully work from home. There is one area that deserves further discussion, which is how to share your workday with your kids (and vice versa). This is the first time that many people will work from home, not to mention work from home with kids in the house. It is important to recognize that this situation is highly unusual for them as well.

Read More

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Strategies: Maximizing Remote Meetings

As companies and teams get used to social distancing and working from home, we must all continue to execute our responsibilities, one part of which means having productive meetings with our coworkers, suppliers, clients, and others. To maximize these virtual meetings, you need to adapt. But you’d be surprised how easy that can be.

Read More

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Strategies: Ways for Managers to Virtually Improve Connection

As we shift to this temporary “new normal” of reduced travel, social distancing, and working from home, we are at risk of feeling disconnected from our coworkers. Not only can this cause a decrease in engagement, but it can also reduce job satisfaction, limit productivity, and create a divide between managers and employees.

Read More

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Strategies: Social Distancing Doesn’t Mean Emotional Isolation

I’ve seen countless articles in recent days about the importance of social distancing, and the research that supports it is astounding. As a reaction, the professional world has pivoted quickly to allow remote-working options and virtual access to meetings and events. Work-from-home tips and tricks are being shared, and virtual strategies to prevent a disruption to our daily work lives are being deployed left and right.

Read More

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Strategies: 4 Tips for Productive Virtual Meetings

To slow the spread of Covid-19, more and more businesses are taking precautions and setting up the right environment to make a successful move to working online. But what happens when teams who are used to working together now suddenly are forced to meet virtually? From unclear direction to background noise, there are ample opportunities for meetings to go off track and productivity to plummet.

Read More

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Strategies: 5 Ways to Set Up a Successful Work-from-Home Environment

Dog barking. Spouse asking about dinner. Kids running around. Blender whirring. Doorbell ringing. Cat walking across keyboard. TV playing.

Read More

February 11, 2020

Why Should I Implement Change Management Using Prosci?

Objectives are unmet and milestones missed. The speed of adoption slows and projects start going over budget. Your utilization lowers and reworks are required. Employees become fatigued; your project fails to deliver. Morale decline and projects are abandoned. Your customers are impacted and employees leave. A legacy of failed change is left.

Read More

February 19, 2019

How to Prepare for a Master Data Management Project

Has your company hosted discussions about your Master Data Management (MDM) strategy? Revolutionary technology is readily available to help make your MDM great, but to get there you need clean and consistent data. You need to be sure to get the right data to the right people at all the right times.

Read More

March 8, 2019

Master Data Management: The Foundation of Analytics

Analytics and AI have dominated headlines for the past few years. Every company is talking about and fighting the wars in the trenches to bring in the talent to build out their capabilities. But how often is your company talking about their Master Data Management (MDM) strategy? Are you utilizing the revolutionary technology that is so plentifully available in this modern age? To truly operationalize the efforts of MDM and unlock sustainable advantages, it requires clean and consistent data. It’s not just about pushing data through your company’s system, it’s about getting the right data to the right people at the right time. The solution to a successful MDM initiative isn’t simply the technology or the methodology, it’s the people.

Read More

April 2, 2019

4 Ways to Hold Your SaaS Vendor Accountable

The promise of the Software as a Service (SaaS) model is very attractive for a variety of business applications, as opposed to acquiring, implementing, and maintaining software and the associated infrastructure. The benefits of SaaS are clear: Faster time to deploy Reduced operational and capital expenses Smooth software and hardware upgrades The ability to shift staff to more strategic IT projects

Read More