“Green button” workflows are key to better employee productivity

Do you know how to make double-sided, stapled, color copies on your office copier? Don't worry, you're not alone — the vast majority of office workers don’t. However, most employees do know how to press a big green button to make a simple, black-and-white copy. Similarly, employees also want and need a “green button experience” when it comes to using software at work.

How to evaluate workflows to improve workplace productivity

They say the definition of insanity is repeating the same action over and over, expecting different results. Unfortunately, when it comes to enterprise software, many businesses remain stuck in the insanity loop.

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How proactive business intelligence is revolutionizing reporting

Dashboards can be a lifesaver. When you’re driving your car, for example, the dashboard can tell you at a glance how far you’ve gone. It lets you know when you’re going too fast. It warns you when there’s an engine problem or when you’re running out of gas.

How habit-forming workflows in enterprise apps increase employee productivity

Think about how you feel when you first wake up—before you’ve had your coffee. When you’re tired and groggy, even the simplest tasks seem difficult. Yet somehow we’re able to get up, shower, brush our teeth, and get ready for the day ahead. How do we manage it?

How instant lead qualification can improve your business results

Imagine you’re browsing a website for a product or service that looks interesting. You fill out the company’s contact form and hit “submit.” Within moments, your phone rings—it’s a sales rep wanting to talk about how they can serve your needs.

Why systems of engagement are necessary for enterprises

Enterprise systems sometimes resemble Medusa. They start out alluring, but often grow into a cumbersome monster. And, just like Medusa, they can turn your organization to stone— rigid and unable to respond to changing business needs.

How more effective workflows can help your department succeed 

If Frankenstein tried to win the Olympic medal for gymnastics, he might feel a lot like today’s department managers. Bogged down by unwieldy workflows cobbled together over the years, many are struggling to meet demands for greater agility, efficiency and value. 

How personalized feeds help employees stay productive

Work smarter, not harder. We’ve all heard the cliché. But how many of us actually make it a point to work smarter? We’re surrounded by an incredible amount of processing power every day, yet many of us still use clunky business systems that are anything but smart.

How to improve productivity and reduce data blindness with better systems

Have you heard? The Information Age is over. We’re now entering the Age of Too Much Information, says researcher and knowledge consultant Timothy Powell.

How machine learning will make us smarter

Machine learning advances the tools we use every day. Its presence in the workplace and in our personal lives isn’t new, but its potential to transform the way we operate is stronger than it’s ever been.

How to escape meetings and start handling tasks more efficiently

“Let’s meet about it.” How many times have you heard those words and cringed?  We all know meetings are a huge waste of work time—the biggest one of all, according to 47 percent of employees.