Feb. 26 2015
| #10 TOP READ — Hello vendor, my name is Bud, and I work at the company you just gave a demo to. Can we take a minute to review your first (and probably last) demo/presentation to my group? First,... View More
Feb. 25 2015
At the turn of the last century, organizations typically elected to track the following three job statuses: 1. Job received 2. Job printed 3. Job shipped Eventually, this “job tracking” evolved... View More
Feb. 24 2015
The US Postal Service (USPS) recently requested a rate increase, to be effective April 26, 2015. Overall, the price increase will be 1.966%, but for most of you reading this blog, your company can expect... View More
Feb. 23 2015
OK, so you’ve gotta do a request for proposal (RFP). Here’s how to reduce the pain and increase the value of the information you gain from the RFP process. Two years ago, I wrote a post for... View More
Feb. 20 2015
If left unmanaged, your data can become overwhelming, making it difficult to procure information you need when you need it. While software is designed to address archiving, e-discovery, compliance, etc.,... View More
Feb. 19 2015
| #5 TOP READ — It has been said over and over again: The cost of a company’s printing operations, on average, comprises somewhere between one and three percent of your total operational costs,... View More
Feb. 18 2015
Collaboration happens between people. People collaborate around content that is created and/or shared during collaborative interactions. It is a continuum that includes multiple technologies and modalities... View More
Feb. 17 2015
I keep being asked to go to all sorts of companies in order to lift my wand and say a couple of magic words, and at this moment, everything should change in the company: People would have instant access... View More
Feb. 16 2015
It is no secret that today’s workforce is more mobile than ever before. Workers expect that their personal experiences and expectations for mobility should travel into their work environments. This... View More
Feb. 12 2015
Culture can be defined as the ideals, beliefs, behaviors and morals of an organization. Some describe culture as the "soul” of an organization. However, if the culture is not clear or aligned with... View More
Feb. 11 2015
Protiviti partnered with North Carolina State University’s Enterprise Risk Management Initiative to conduct our third annual "Executive Perspectives on Top Risks" survey and obtained the views of... View More
Feb. 10 2015
Paper is still a dominant part of many organizations, clogging and slowing processes. There are many reasons for it being present, including human reluctance to eliminate it. This is intriguing since many... View More
Feb. 9 2015
Around the world, corporate brands are being activated like never before, replacing product claims with family values and cultural relevance in 2014 global platforms, like the Sochi Winter Olympics and... View More
Feb. 6 2015
Customer communications management (CCM) is poised for a major transition. Today, the task of producing customer mailings is still largely an unsung, batch-processing job, dominated by print, but changing... View More
Feb. 3 2015
Last month, I wrote about hacking and the impact on the businesses that were targeted and breached. The penalty for being hacked can be enormous: financial loss from lost revenue, cost to make customers... View More
Feb. 2 2015
Project management is often referred to in tactical terms. People have the tendency to see the day-to-day activities of tracking and reporting project status and recording project issues and risks. To... View More