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Assessing Various Time Billing Arrangements and Time and Attendance Software

Your choice of a time or time billing package should be tailored to your business and the billing, time reporting and fee requirements you must accommodate. Let’s look at the various types of fee systems encountered in business today. If your enterprise manages fixed fee projects, your

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The 5 goals of a project manager

These goals are generic to all industries and all types of projects. Regardless of your level of experience in project management, set these 5 goals for every project you manage. Goal 1: To finish on time This is the oldest but trickiest goal in the book. It’s

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The Difference Between Time and Attendance and Time Billing Software

There are many time accounting packages on the market. Your business can leverage these software packages with vertical industry offerings to provide function and features unique to your business and market. Before you get serious about the search for software, there is one aspect of these systems

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Encourage and Enforce Time Reporting System Use

The roots of time reporting lie in the timecard systems for manufacturing facilities. These systems tracked hours using a time card stamp. Employees checked in and out and were paid based on the hours worked. As business time tracking evolved, organizations were forced to create spreadsheets or

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Expense Management Software Benefits SMBs

Aberdeen Group’s T&E Expense Management Automation Report reveals a number of very interesting findings about the benefits of expense management automation for organisations. An interesting overarching insight is that expense management automation alone- excluding timesheet or project management automation- yields very high cost and risk savings for organisations of

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CMOs and CIOs tussle over IT dollars and direction

A survey of 255 A/NZ chief marketing officers has found that 91 percent are making technology purchasing decisions, while more than half of all marketing departments have a dedicated IT budget… Telsyte’s newly released survey reflects the impact that consumer technology and cloud computing has had on

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Ever wondered which ERP vendor is best?

Panorama Consulting Solutions ranks ERP vendors for 2017 and comes up with a winner… That winner is Epicor – but at iStart, we have a nagging suspicion that the very notion of ‘the best ERP vendor’ is something of a ‘how long is a piece of string’

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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 Benefits of Case Management Software

Case management software comes with a plethora of benefits and can dramatically increase the efficiency of those working in the legal sector, whilst keeping them more organised and able to keep track of their workload. The software is used to record things such as legal expenses, lawyer-to-lawyer

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The rise of the customer journey map

Gartner analyst Olive Huang explores how businesses can use customer journey mapping to better understand the customer and enrich their experience… Gartner’s 2015 CEO survey identified customer experience management as the top priority for technology investments over the next five years. Customer journey mapping is a common

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