Starting a business can be expensive, especially if you need bespoke equipment to get the show on the road. Computers are not so expensive these days, but if you want to invest in some top-of-the-range Apple Macs to power your graphic design agency or you need lasers for a beauty salon, the costs will soon … Continue reading “How to Minimize the Cost of Purchasing Business Technology”
Abstract: Start-ups the world over are slowly and steadily changing the way the industry works. By identifying a problem and addressing it through their products and services, they are making a name and gaining an audience for themselves. Start-ups are also not afraid to take a few unconventional routes and take some bold decisions that … Continue reading “Significance of Digital Technology for Logistics”
Start-ups the world over are slowly and steadily changing the way the industry works. By identifying a problem and addressing it through their products and services, they are making a name and gaining an audience for themselves. Start-ups are also not afraid to take a few unconventional routes and take some bold decisions that others … Continue reading “Significance of Digital Technology for Logistics”
The economy is looking up for manufacturers in 2017. Global manufacturing is on its fastest growth track since February 2014, with the J.P. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI steady at 52.7, the National Association of Manufacturers reported in its February 2017 update. January saw growth in the manufacturing sectors of 11 of the top 15 markets for … Continue reading “3 Tips to Lower Your Manufacturing Costs by Deploying Technology”
As the modern world progresses and there are more buttons to press, applications to download, and screens to stare at, there are either those business owners who resist this digital era or those who embrace it with open arms. While there are certain benefits to doing things manually, in the long run, the benefits far … Continue reading “Why You Should Embrace Technology More In Your Business”
Sometimes in business, the old adage is true: you have to spend money to make money. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of technology. Put simply, if your small business fails to invest properly in technology, then it will quickly fall behind its rivals. In this post, we look at core pieces … Continue reading “Why Small Businesses Must Embrace Technology”
Managing a company that maintains a fleet of vehicles is a tough one. It definitely takes a lot of effort, experience, skills, and time to completely run a fleet business properly. A significant cost in fuel, maintenance, insurance, and repair should be checked from time to time. These are the reasons fleet managers have one … Continue reading “4 Smart Benefits of Fleet Management Technology”
Once thought to be a science fiction concept for the future, biotechnology is increasingly being utilized by businesses of all sizes to increase efficiency, lower operating costs, and preserve the bottom line.
Technology of today is far more elaborate than it was in the 1900s. Instead of paper-roll calculators and mechanical cash registers, business owners are able to track and process variable payment methods in a fraction of the time. Detailed reports regarding sales and finances are but a touch of the finger away. Data collection is … Continue reading “How Technology Simplifies Business Both Online and Off”
If we remember our ancestors known as the Australopithecus, they resembled the monkeys. They lived like them and of course used their secretive sign languages or their howling methods in order to create a speech. They had this unfailing gift of understanding the unspoken language communication. Then as the days passed, there was development of … Continue reading “A Sneak Peek At The History And Future Of Communication Technology”
And here come 2012. The era of computing has seen some dramatic improvements in 2011. But what is interesting is the evolving focus of technology majors from large enterprises to small and medium sized businesses. So what could be the major movers and shakers for the next two years as we gear ourselves to ride … Continue reading “How Technology will change Small & Medium sized Business”
There are multiple approaches to pricing of information technology products and services. Although pricing strategies differ based on whether the software or system is getting sold as a product or getting leased as a service, there are certain basic generic strategies for pricing the same. These strategies are being discussed in this article.
People often use the terms Information Technology and Information Systems interchangeably, although both the terminologies have established identities of their own. However it is crucial for every professional and individual to understand the subtle differences that defines the individuality of these disciplines. Information Systems (IS) is a discipline bridging the business field and the well-defined … Continue reading “Information Technology and Information Systems”
Today, a lot of stress is on code reuse, in the IT industry. In fact, the industry is thriving on the same. The problem is every business requirements have its very own set of specific needs which often are not met with by using standardized software packages and code modules, besides other barriers to success. … Continue reading “Why Technology Reuse fails”
Over the past three decades, subtle changes have taken place in the theory and practice of marketing which has been reshaping companies. These changes have also been evident in marketing and management related information systems. The transaction based view and relationship based view of marketing is no more. Today, it is the era of information … Continue reading “Marketing using Technology-The Sales and Marketing Productivity Systems”
With tech gurus making plans to live forever and artificial intelligence gathering pace at breakneck speed, the future might look a little bleak for mere mortals soon to be replaced by robot workers.
Manufacturers in various industries today are enjoying the convenience and cost-efficiency of computer-aided design or CAD in their product development process. From personal, customized items such as medical prosthetics and jewelry to large-scale production of consumer electronics and devices, CAD has definitely changed the way designers conceptualize and execute their ideas.
The Age of Digital brings endless possibilities for digital-savvy people ready to capture growth opportunities. The digitisation of accounting services, means that users have the ability to access professional and personal data at any time and from anywhere. Accounting software offers opportunities for users to fine tune their financial processes, record accurate data quickly and … Continue reading “5 Ways to Fine Tune Your Financial Processes Through Accounting Software”
With tech gurus making plans to live forever and artificial intelligence gathering pace at breakneck speed, the future might look a little bleak for mere mortals soon to be replaced by robot workers. In our darkest moments we might imagine our descendants performing the most menial tasks in exchange for food and shelter — under … Continue reading “3 reasons why automation might make work wonderful”
You might have heard the adage that says, spend money more if you want to earn more. It is good that you are managing your business with savings that you have accumulated so far, however, have you thought about taking a loan for your business? As a growing business, don’t you think, you should go … Continue reading “Good to Great of Loan for your Business Activity”
Opening a restaurant is tough. There is so much to do and so little time to do it. You need to hire a wait staff and cooking staff, you need to rent commercial space, you need to order food, obtain the proper licenses, pass health inspections, and so much more.
What should and what shouldn’t you back up? Your business is probably loaded with different types of technology. For what system or technology should you have a backup? Is your data the only thing you should be backing up? What about a backup power supply, transport system, or even a backup security system that catches … Continue reading “Top 10 Backup Technologies for Your Business”
Apple reported strong earnings at the start of August, thanks to solid sales of its iPhone, iPad, and desktop computer products. Its revenue grew by 7%, while EPS increased by 17%, comfortably exceeding Wall Street expectations. The trading session following the results release showed an increase of approximately 6% of its stock price, helping to … Continue reading “Will the iPhone 8 Affect Apple Stock?”
Over recent years, social media has become a big part of our day to day lives. However, while general consumers tend to use social media to communicate with friends and share media, businesses are able to make use of it for a variety of reasons. Social media platforms have become integral for businesses these days. … Continue reading “5 Ways to Make Social Media Work for Your Business”
When it comes to success in business, there is one key asset which you cannot do without. It should be at the centre of all the decisions you make. This asset is your workforce, whether you’re a small startup team or a larger, more established operation. In fact, it refers just as much to solo-preneurs.
When you finally decided to let go of your traditional ‘9 to 5 job’ in an office, you have joined a large number of professionals in search for better opportunities. Working from the comforts of your own home is so promising in so many ways. Just imagine the stress of daily commute to work and … Continue reading “9 Tips So You Can Effectively Work From Home”
IT asset management (ITAM) is a practice that allows professionals to make smart decisions about hardware, software and inventory information. ITAM is growing more important for businesses each year. Due to regular advancements in information technology, humans interact with a complex web of hardware and software assets for business, finance and leisure. These diverse resources … Continue reading “IT Asset Management Applications for Finance”
Nations are rapidly transforming by leveraging on information and communication technologies (ICTs). The access to information and knowledge across the web enables new innovations and the creation of smart cities. Organisations and governments at all levels initiate ICT-driven programmes to stimulate innovation and address the needs of the key stakeholders. This results in radical changes … Continue reading “CFP for SI on Digital Nations – Smart Cities, Innovation & Sustainability in Information Systems Frontiers”
The field of marketing is buzzing with the festivity of digital marketing. The prevalence and proficiency of digital marketing have changed the landscape of advertising. Now, the consumers are more focused on the marketing campaigns instead of the product being marketed.
Making sure that all aspects of your business are connected is a fantastic way to save both time and money. The last thing that you want is to find out that two areas of your business are wasting their efforts by carrying out the same duties. It can also be disastrous if different aspects of … Continue reading “3 ways to ensure all aspects of your business are connected”