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New Research Highlights Inventory Management Failings RealWire Tue, 04/25/2017 - 05:23

Reading, UK — 25 April, 2017 — Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), today released independent research results which show inventory management is far from under control in consumer electronics businesses. Despite ongoing pressure from stakeholders to reduce operating costs, just one in five (19%) companies interviewed were ‘very confident’ that they have a 360-degree view on inventory at all times; more than half described themselves as ‘not particularly’ or ‘not at all’ confident in this area.

Consulting Mergers & Acquisition volumes reach a 9-year high

The year 2016 reached a nine-year high in consulting M&A volumes, according to Equiteq’s Global Consulting Mergers & Acquisitions Report 2017. Despite deal activity falling in the quarter prior to the US Presidential election and the UK’s Brexit vote, deal volumes were up 1%.

Outperforming the S&P 500, the strength of the consulting sector was further demonstrated as the Equiteq Consulting Share Price Index ended 2016 up 14%, a 10-year high.

4 Web Design Trends that will Change the Face of Small Businesses

Can you remember how the first websites looked like? Some looked funny while others appeared complicated enough to launch a rocket in the moon. A couple of years down the line, significant changes are evident. Modern websites are not only sleek but also user friendly. They also contain answers to most of our daily needs. That is enough. We might want to say customers have reaped huge benefits from such changes, but the truth is business owners have gained even more.

MotoCMS: 3 Simple Ways to Create a Professional Business Website Yourself

In the contemporary world, most people are well aware of the fact that no serious business can successfully function offline.  If you do not have a personal website, thousands of prospective clients will never learn anything about your products or services, no matter how excellent they are. But what to do if you don’t know anything about the art of web programming? What to do if you are only a beginner in business and you don’t have enough money to hire a professional?  Luckily, the absence of experience and money is not a problem anymore.  

SDL 2016 Year-end Trading Update RealWire Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:54

20 January 2017 - Maidenhead, U.K. - SDL plc (“SDL”; LSE: SDL), the global innovator in language translation technology, services and content management, provides an update on trading performance for the year ended 31 December 2016 based on unaudited results.

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Four ideas that can boost employee productivity Andrea Bell Fri, 12/02/2016 - 06:55

When it comes to boosting employee productivity, it is not uncommon for companies to implement once-every-season tactic of distributing bonuses and other perks. However, as time goes on, employee priorities tend to shift from monetary gain to flexible working hours and more. Employee productivity, therefore, should be a company’s priority all year round. After all, a company is only as good as its employees.

SDL Foundation Extends Partnership with MicroLoan Foundation into Zimbabwe

Partnership to tackle poverty in region by helping female entrepreneurs start their own businesses

Wakefield, MA – November 2, 2016 – SDL (LSE: SDL) today announced that, as part of its continued work with the MicroLoan Foundation (MLF) over the past eight years, it is partnering with MLF to help the charity expand its presence into Zimbabwe.

Business Intelligence Tools Make a Difference

Every organization has to juggle information. Information and data come from every corner of the enterprise, and can include databases, data warehouses, best-of-breed systems, legacy systems, and specialized systems like ERP, HR, finance, accounting, warehousing and others. Important data is also contained in spreadsheets, email, documents, partner and supplier systems and other sources.