You’ve probably heard this message on repeat: businesses need timely, accurate information to carry out their data-driven business processes, operations, and tasks. The reason this message has echoed is simple—it’s true.
Every business has its own way of executing tasks and maintaining processes. But the way these tasks and processes are done differs from company to company. That means that you’ll need workflow techniques that give you an edge over your competition.
However, there’s a problem with having customized workflows: a solution that works for another business won’t necessarily work for you. That means you need some inventive ideas.
Do you have a pile of invoices and receipts that seems to grow faster than you can process them?
Generating expense reports and invoices, creating billing reports, filing tax documents, and monitoring constant changes in banking and finance compliance standards such as Sarbanes Oxley and GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) are just some of the unique business challenges that accountants and finance managers must deal with.
However, there is some cutting edge technology on the horizon that will help small businesses meet these accounting challenges over the next couple of years.
Introverts have had an overdue moment in recent years: their unique talents are finally gaining the praise they deserve. Since her 2012 TED talk on introversion, Susan Cain has advocated for school and work environments to stop always rewarding those who shout the loudest. Her work isn’t in vain. Misnomers still exist that introverts can’t be great leaders— including project managers (PMs). (more…)
According to Gartner’s IoT forecast, 2017 will witness 8.4 billion connected devices, which are further expected to increase to 20.4 billion by 2020. As per the forecast, around 62 percent of these Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be for consumer applications which will aim at enhancing customer relationship management (CRM) operations of all business.