PRONTO North America FaxMail Caused a Savings of 5 Work Days

August 22nd, 2014 — 01:57 am
The ability to fax or e-mail any PRONTO-Xi document or report directly to customers, suppliers, colleagues directly from the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system dramatically improves productivity. According to Tom Verzi, Director of Marketing for the Minnesota-based ERP leader, •FaxMail immediately drives cost savings with large reductions in communication and administration costs.” The PRONTO-Xi FaxMail solution, including a flexible document transmission management system, ...
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Plan for Business Success - 6 Reasons to Succession Plan

August 21st, 2014 — 02:10 am
There are many valuable reasons to plan for the future - not least because it reduces the inexperience when people leave the business or organisation - yet there are other reasons too. Succession Planning provides many valuable assets to your business. Yet it is easy to do, with a game plan. Here are some reasons why the business leader will find it a useful issue to put some focus on.
  • Personal Development A manager starts to learn new skills. Far from the chaotic living from day to day, this
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    Powerful New Way to Process Data

    August 20th, 2014 — 02:14 am
    PRONTO-Xi Digital Dashboard is a powerful new way to process PRONTO-Xi data in an easy to view format. According to Tom Verzi, Director of Marketing for the Minnesota-based ERP leader, •By using the browser interface, the Digital Dashboard gives staff a straightforward way to access business information without training.” Because the interface is graphical, the Dashboard is more flexible in how information is presented; graphs, charts, and bitmaps can all be readily incorporated into ...
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    Exporting to Europe

    August 19th, 2014 — 02:04 am
    If you plan to do sell your product or service in Europe the problems you encounter may not be the ones you expect. It’s easy to focus on perceived difficulties, such as the so-called ‘language barrier’, while not noticing the real pitfalls – until it’s too late. I learned three lessons the hard way: appreciate the different cultures, understand the value of quality vs. speed, and know which foreign language is key to your business. If you hope to compete with local firms in Europe ...
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    Creative Emulation

    August 18th, 2014 — 02:08 am
    In business we have a number of ways or tools that we use to stimulate improvement. Most of us could recite these in our sleep: •Brainstorming •Benchmarking •Problem solving When these things fail, or we realize that perhaps there are better ways to do these approaches, we do the next likely thing and hire a consultant. (As a consultant, I am glad that people sometimes take this step). Each of these steps can be very valuable and powerful when done correctly. There are methods, ...
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    Being Other Focused

    August 17th, 2014 — 02:20 am
    Being "Other" Focused In the Wall Street Journal, Franklin Lavin, U.S. Ambassabor to Singapore wrote the Manager's Journal column about some of the things he learned from the late President Reagan while working on his staff. ******** PLEASE NOTE ************ If you are thinking about moving on from this article because of your feelings about the politics of President Reagan, please don't. The lesson I am about to share isn't about politics or partisan-ship, or any of those ...
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    Got a Meeting Planned? Ask This Question

    August 16th, 2014 — 02:09 am
    Meetings – they are a fact of our business lives. And while the number of meetings and the amount of time you spend in them may vary based on your job title, it is hard to argue that they are a significant part of business life today. Anything that consumes a major chunk of our time is ripe for analysis and is likely a great source of productivity improvement. And meetings are no exception. Even a casual conversation about business life will soon get to the frustrations and challenges people ...
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    The three other ways to be a successful coach:

    August 15th, 2014 — 02:04 am
    Until I found out about this, I generally coached everyone the same. Only in about one out of four cases it seemed to work. Thats because there are three other ways of coaching that I simply did not know about. Ken Blanchard's Situational leadership II is all about the leader (read coach) making a conscious decision on their behaviour to best encourage and support each specific staff member. How logical does that sound? Its one of those statements that is so obvious, and yet I knew straight ...
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    Knowledge process management

    August 14th, 2014 — 02:22 am
    Knowledge processes cannot be managed following the standard business process management paradigm. In the following article some guidelines are given for organizations willing to better manage their knowledge processes. In the last few years a lot has been written about Business Process Management, and about technologies supporting it such as BPMS, SOAP and Web Services. Most of these theories, tools and techniques refer to processes of a highly structured nature. Typically, BPM theorists and ...
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    6 Steps To Effective Management During Change

    August 13th, 2014 — 02:05 am
    Copyright 2005 So-lu'shunz Management Services Take the pain out of gain and decrease the upheaval surrounding change by following six commonsense steps to effective management. Step 1: Establish Objectives The process must begin with a clear and detailed statement of objectives and move from there to goal design. Goals must be directly accountable to the vision while remaining in alignment with the stated purpose of the organization. This requires constant interaction with team members to ...
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