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Business intelligence has traditionally been a tool only for senior executives. But high-performing new technology enables BI to transform processes, even entire businesses. Chief Information Officers must realize that wider access is critical for managers at several levels.
Relocating your business is a big step! Be sure you think through not only the obvious--markets and sales, for instance--but also the obscure--zoning laws or upcoming road or sewer work. Basic is to know your purpose and to keep it top-of-mind, always.
Even if you're the CEO, building enthusiasm among your troops for a new product idea can be tricky. What's the secret to success? Show them how it can actually become their idea. This article provides three real-life examples of how this approach works.
The benefits of eProcurement can include significant cost savings, improved efficiency, and better forecasting. This article provides a comprehensive overview of how eProcurement works and guidelines to determine whether it is worth exploring for use in your company.
A productive strategic alliance occurs when two enterprises come together with talents, skills, and resources neither posssesses on its own to create profit neither could have achieved on its own. Benefits can include more effective access to markets, better technology, faster and better new product development, and wider distribution. This article provides a practical overview of the process.
Fifteen downloadable forms and templates to improve business operations from planning for startup and established companies to forecasts and projections to balance sheets and cash-flow statements--even personal financial statements.
Do you have edgy, independent leaders working inside your company? If not, you should--and you should understand why you do not at the moment. Management author Guy Kawasaki interviews former Fast Company editor Polly LaBarre to gain insights on how "Mavericks at Work" (the title of her book, coauthored with another Fast Company editor) can impact a company's growth.
Whether you are writing a business plan or considering the development of a new product or service, an insightful competitive analysis is vital. These ten questions identify areas to investigate.
This article presents a concise and informative overview of the marketing process based on the entrepreneur's perspective. Topics include strategy, planning, focusing on the customer, the CEO's role, and direct marketing.
Companies that prioritize development of managers gain a real edge in the marketplace according to this overview. Underlying principles and practices for consistently building capable managers are provided and explained. Among the advantages are getting and keeping talent, more value from the CEO's time, more corporate flexibility, and a sustainable competitive edge.
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