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This article provides a comprehensive and clearly presented overview of the professionals required to renovate or build a commercial structure and what they do. Great information for entrepreneurs who love their location but not their building.
Identity theft is a concern not only for entrepreneurs, but also for their employees and customers. A security breach that releases social security numbers or other sensitive information may require you to alert the victims and the authorities ASAP. Bonus: several helpful links to other guidance and information.
This workbook, developed to evaluate the value of a technology decision, will help you build a business case by examining the real impact to your corporation's bottom line.
A survey by the Computing Technology Industry Association found that users of managed IT services are increasing spending in storage, backup, and disaster recovery services. One reason: a U.S. Supreme Court ruling demands businesses store and be able to retrieve documents connected to a case in litigation.
This article covers how some entrepreneurial growth companies, including Dell and Google, make decisions on building new company facilities in the United States. One challenge is considering the array of regional economic development incentives and local politics when choosing location to expand.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems like Salesforce.com provide on-demand software via the Internet and are changing the way entrepreneurs leading growth companies serve, interact, and track online their potential and existing clients.
Even if it's "in place," your network requires continual vigilance and improvement. This article provides five "no-nos" that will help you keep up to date and up to speed by avoiding big mistakes.
Outsourcing, the author notes, is not abdication and it is not always successful, but it may well be a viable part of your company's future.
The hidden cost here is outsourcing customer service functions. This article cites major corporations that tried it and didn't like it because customer satisfaction decreased. If you're a service company, think twice about short-term cost savings versus long-term competitive advantage.
This Web site offers a primer on the litigation process, and includes easy-to-understand definitions of standard litigation-related terms.
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