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Building a Modern & Responsive Workplace with Collaborative Technology

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Business needs continue to evolve, with the increased adoption of telecommuting, growth of distributed teams, and desire for sustainability, among other factors. More companies are developing flexible and remote work policies, allowing employees to perform their jobs from anywhere. In order for flexible working arrangements to succeed, however, it’s crucial that companies rethink their communication and collaboration practices. Forcing remote workers to adapt to processes that were designed for in-office work can hamper productivity and hurt morale. It is essential to set up the required technological infrastructure for everyone on your team, both remote and in-office. This might include video conferencing software and resource scheduling tools that can be accessed remotely. Providing modern tools and flexibility to employees helps to increase productivity and job satisfaction. When employees

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Turnkey vs. DIY Software Implementation: The Pros and Cons

Turnkey vs. DIY Software Implementation: The Pros and Cons

Most businesses go through a rigorous evaluation and selection process when purchasing software. After all, it’s important to verify whether the software meets the company’s requirements and that the vendor has a proven track record of success. Nevertheless, the true benefits of software are only reaped through implementation. A well planned, managed, and executed software implementation project can achieve optimal results, including an enhancement of business procedures and greater customer satisfaction. There are two common strategies or approaches for implementing software: DIY and turnkey. The following is an explanation of each. DIY: In the DIY approach, the company that purchases the software takes on the full responsibility of implementing the software. Turnkey: In the turnkey approach, the company that purchases the software turns over all implementation responsibilities to

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Three Best Practices for Software Implementation

Three Best Practices for Software Implementation

An important factor when planning for a software implementation is to plan for failure instead of success. Software implementations are complex and you need to ensure you have a detailed project plan to ensure a successful software implementation – this includes planning for failure. Potential pitfalls can be avoided by pinpointing possible issues such as end-users having insufficient knowledge about the software implementation. You especially need to be well-prepared in the case of a large software implementation. The implementation might for instance involve a significant number of end-users or your locations are spread out globally – perhaps even across different time-zones. Thorough Preparation before Implementation Preparation is key to ensuring the implementation goes as problem-free as possible. Three things you should include in your project

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