Strategy

Digital workspace growth is being hampered by a lack of clear strategy, says new research from SoftwareONE

A new research report produced by SoftwareONE, a global leader in software and cloud portfolio management, has revealed that the majority of organizations (58%) do not have a clearly defined strategy in place when it comes to adopting and integrating digital workspace technology. This indicates how, in many organizations, implementing and making use of such technology is still being carried out in something of a haphazard manner, meaning that they will struggle to truly maximize its potential unless they take steps to overhaul their strategic approach.

8 Traits of a Successful E-Commerce Business

The low overhead of Internet real estate makes it the perfect place to have a business presence. However, some online stores seem to languish, while others thrive. What factors make one e-commerce store more successful than another?

Around 63 percent of Internet users around the world have purchased something online. The number grows every year, with predictions for 65.2 percent by 2021. Now is the time to look at your e-commerce site and mimic eight traits of the most successful online retailers.

How to Improve Your Company's Customer Experience Strategy in 2019

In many ways, customer experience is what sets good and successive businesses apart from the rest, and there is a simple explanation for this. People have become extremely picky. This is quite understandable when taking into account the wide range of choices we have regarding most things in today's world. Because of this, if there is even just one thing that makes your customers’ experience less enjoyable, they are bound to jump ship. And of course, fewer customers means less profit and growth in the long run. This is why having a customer experience strategy that is in top shape is a must, and here are some of the best ways to make sure of it in 2019.

How Has On-demand Business Model Become a Successful Strategy for Entrepreneurs?

The on-demand economy is mushrooming and has taken over the conventional business models faster than we thought. The combination of these services with apps has changed our lives in a better way. People no longer need to stand in a queue and wave their hands to stop the bus, Yellow Pages is no longer the only option to find the best restaurants and service professionals nearby. We are just a tap away from ordering groceries and our favorite meals at our doorsteps.

A value of business cards and banners for promoting your new business

In these modern times, when it seems as if the whole life has gone online, there is one frequent question every business owner returns to - have business cards and banners kept their value in today’s marketing campaigns? In this sea of a vast and ever-growing competition, it has become very hard to promote your business in the right way in order to stand out.

How to Choose the Right Candidate for the Job

Regardless of the size of your company or the industry you’re in, the single most valuable asset you have are the people who work for you. Knowing that your company is in good hands while you’re out and about is invaluable, and having a solid, reliable team is the only way to ensure this. So, it comes as no surprise that hiring employees becomes one of the most important tasks you’re going to have to deal with. You can’t allow yourself to make a mistake here, because hiring the wrong person can become a costly issue in the long run, so proper preparation is of the essence.

Why Buying, Not Building, a Business Makes More Sense

Many people like the idea of launching their own business and leaving the 9-to-5 behind to become their own boss. But you don’t need to come up with a revolutionary idea to start your own business. You don’t even need to start anything if you don’t want to.

Instead, the best option might be to buy an existing business.

These days, many businesses operate exclusively online, and purchasing websites is easier than ever. You might find that you are more skilled at taking over a business than starting one from scratch.

Why Buy a Business?

There are many reasons why buying a business makes sense.

Five Reasons Why Some Company Intranets Fail

Every company that deploys an intranet solution does so with the best of intentions.  The purpose of any company intranet is to make internal processes smoother within the organization, enabling better communications and efficient management of content.

Whether your organization is looking to provide easier access to resources, improve collaboration and internal comms with employees, or boost engagement and productivity levels, every intranet solution ultimately has objectives to meet.

But what if your company intranet doesn’t live up to expectations?  Unfortunately, the reality for some companies is that better engagement, increased productivity and accessible resources are simply a myth on their company intranet.

Branding Strategies that are Trending in 2018

Brands and brand consciousness are the two things which will always be in the discussion. That’s because however against or skeptic you may be about a brand or selection of a brand, it’s their presence only, which creates a benchmark for ideal comparison of quality between different products or services. Therefore, companies would always strive to stay ahead in branding to make their mark in the minds of consumers. The most noticeable trends seen in companies for branding in 2018, which are inspiring for the newcomers as well, are discussed below.

1. How authentic is the Brand?