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Small Business Tools and Technology

Equipping articles offer you all the information you need to outfit your small business for success by helping you navigate through all of the “stuff” it takes to run a business. The articles here will help you to keep abreast of current technology and guide you in ways to make your place of work more functional and efficient.

Everything You Need to Know About Certificates of Insurance

So you just accepted an exciting project from a new client, and you can’t wait to get started. But they required a copy of your certificate of insurance before you can begin work. You ask yourself, “What is a Certificate of Insurance? Why do I need one?” A certificate of insurances is a business tool that provides proof of your small business insurance. Make sure to be ready … [Read more...]

5 Must Have Tools for Small Business Owners

Looking to make your small business more productive in 2018? Most successful entrepreneurs are always looking for ways to make their business more efficient. It's not just having the right tools at the click of a button. It's about having the right toolset that works for your business, that will all make the difference. If, in 2018, one of your goals is effective business … [Read more...]

Starting with Scalability: Successful SMB Growth through Software Outsourcing

The earliest signs of growth in your small business should be cause for celebration, but for some entrepreneurs, the word “scale” sounds like a death-knell. Growth doesn’t have to be scary, though—the right foundation can render your SMB scalable, elastic, and nimble. Here are some statistics from TransCosmos to get your wheels turning: 65% of organizations that outsource … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Simplify Supply Chain Strategy for Your Business

Do you want to optimize your business? Alone, this can be a tedious task. Equipment and supplies often put dents in your budget, and finding the right company for every one of your needs is tiresome, but the rewards that come with optimizing your business can make all the effort well worth it. Minimize Manual Operations Service delivery automation or SDA minimizes … [Read more...]

Running a Website: Avoiding Legal Complications for Your Business

With the changing tides occurring online, more and more businesses are preparing for the 21st century by adding an online presence to their marketing campaign. The growth of the internet has made it easier for business owners to expand their presence in their nearby communities as well as around the globe. For many, this transition into tech has been the beginning to a success … [Read more...]

How to Optimize Safety in a Manufacturing Facility

Each manufacturing facility is an environment in which any kind of interruption of the production process due to a safety problem can result in failing to achieve production targets or, even worse, serious or fatal accidents. That’s why each company should have very clear set of safety rules and procedures that are strictly enforced. However, accidents and problems still … [Read more...]

Automating Processes in the Age of Digitization

How do businesses keep up with customer expectations fueled by the constant accessibility and communication of the increasingly connected world? How can companies shift from triplicate forms, clipboards, and wads of paper receipts to more streamlined processes that save money and time? Digital transformation requires organizations to reconsider how they conduct … [Read more...]

Understanding the Differences Between Cloud-Based and Web-Based ERP

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software has come to play a larger and larger role in the management of business resources on a day to day level. It’s come to be standard operating procedure for companies to integrate these high tech planning and resource allocation solutions into every aspect of their operation, so that they will be more responsive to their own … [Read more...]