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Who’s Your Master? Online Spreadsheets Solve a Common Problem

Have you ever emailed spreadsheets back and forth between people? Typically you’ve got some important, regularly updated information that needs input from others, while still keeping track of who has the latest version? You’re certainly not alone … and it can be a real headache! This problem

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SME Systems: Knowledge Transfer Between Generations

Of the 2 million small businesses in Australia (and millions more in the US, UK and other nations) many are facing a critical challenge: How can they best transition knowledge from Baby Boomer staff and owners to Gen X and Y employees? ‘Has anybody else seen that

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Billing best practice: Tips for a healthy debtors ledger

We feel like we are being held to ransom by our invoicing, but if we don’t get the dollars in the door more easily and effectively, our livelihoods will be on the line. David McNickel investigates the issues and offers the latest best practice advice on how to ensure

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Effective cloud ERP on a budget

Small and midsize companies can follow these proven strategies, suggests Ognen Borozanov of Oracle Insight team… As the Oracle Insight team engages with fast-growing small and midsize businesses, we invariably hear this feedback: Our needs have outgrown the design and configuration of our current finance system. Most

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How to justify your technology choice

As technology plays an ever-stronger role in modern business models, predicting and measuring productivity gains from technology investment is becoming paramount to getting project sign off. Alex Gelman shares an excerpt on the topic from his book ‘A practical guide to selecting and justifying the right business technology‘… The

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The Many Faces of Time Management Processes and Software

When choosing a time management or time tracking tool, it is best to consider the needs of your organization and why and how you need to track time. A practical consideration and application of your business process will go some way toward choosing the appropriate tools to

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Watch for these six business continuity gaps that can cost you

With an abundance of factors that can disrupt operations, effective business continuity strategies are challenging… Business continuity encompasses three core elements: resilience in how business functions and infrastructure are designed, recovery to restore systems that fail, and contingency to cope with incidents and disasters that occur. Stuart

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Using Time Accounting to Create a Culture of Accountability

If you own a company or manage a team of employees, you understand the challenges of motivating staff and establishing a culture of accountability and an understanding of objectives and goals. The best managers and leaders know that you cannot intimidate an employee into good performance, nor

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Hosted versus Installed Time Accounting Systems- Which is Right for Your Organization?

Today’s business owners can choose from many options for time accounting systems. Companies often concentrate on how they will use the system and what they need to do to complete and manage their time entry and reporting. Equally as important is how and where you will manage

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Tracking and Reporting Time on Complex Projects

If your staff manages complex projects, you probably have a critical need for a robust timesheet system to manage budgets, policies, staffing, hours and billing as well as project phases. Whether you are working in the construction sector, a creative design firm, IT services company, management consultancy, or in almost any corporate environment,

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