Category Archives: Business Processes

Discrete vs. Process Manufacturing – What’s the difference?

Discrete vs. process manufacturing –What’s the difference? By Brad Tornberg, E3 Consulting Partners, LLC. Many times when I visit a new Manufacturing Software prospect I see the “square peg in the round hole” syndrome at its finest. Typically if they … Continue reading

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Small Businessman’s Alert: Airline Rate Hikes Soar as Customer Service Plummets

Any small business owner who travels for their company has felt the pinch over the last year or more of the rapidly increasing airfare rates, coupled with the now expected baggage fees. In a recent study from MarketTools, the proof … Continue reading

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CRM and Email Marketing

Your contact database in your CRM system isn’t just a list of those all-important names and numbers attached to your clients and prospects; it’s the key to launching a successful email marketing plan. As mentioned in our previous post discussing … Continue reading

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Your Business Process will “Go Better” with Effective Workflow Practices

Remember the old “Things go better with Coke” commercials? The target message meant that drinking Coke with anything makes it better. For the purposes of this post, we could say “Everything goes better with effective workflow”.  Adding clearly defined workflow’s … Continue reading

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Conflict: Motivator or Distraction to Business Operations?

Conflict is defined as, “actual or perceived opposition of needs, values and interests”. The question here   is conflict good for your business? If it results in change that improves the business operations then yes it is. Too many companies try … Continue reading

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People Process and Implementation

Implementing a business technology plan includes several criteria outside the actual technology solution, including the human factor: the processes in place to govern the function and accountability of the clients that will make use of the technology solution. Too often … Continue reading

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Business Technology Spending Allows for an Effective “Return to Growth”

“Return To Growth – that’s what the article discusses in the June 28th, 2010 Information Week. Does your company prioritize IT spending? It is a highly debated topic in some companies; a budgeted and automatic spend in others. Some interesting … Continue reading

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