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5 Leadership Lessons from the Campaign Trail

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:00
Veteran Fast Track readers know that my relationship with Intuit Quickbase goes back more than 5 years, So, you can imagine how thrilled I was to attend the brand’s very first user conference,...

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How to Create Greater Urgency in a Team

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 08:00
Sears and K-Mart are the latest in a long line of big companies that have failed to react quickly enough in this fast-paced business climate. If managers at every level can’t keep their teams in the...

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Introducing QuickBase Sync for Streamlined Cloud Integration

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 06:30
Last week, we discussed low-code app development and cloud integration challenges and suggested that there must be a better way to get the data you need into your app development platform. Guess...

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Stamp Out These 5 Hidden Inefficiencies On Your Team

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 08:00
As a manager, you want your team working at peak capacity. Have you thought about these five hidden productivity killers? 1. Unnecessary meetings. It’s practically cliché to say it at this point, but...

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The 7 Words That Will Connect You With Anyone

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 08:00
Every magician has more than one good trick up his sleeve, and now one of them is choosing to share some of the secrets that will help you get what you want on the job.  When you were a kid,...

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How Project Managers Can Efficiently Scale Up Projects

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 08:00
It’s a good problem to have: Your team has been asked to expand a small project into a much bigger one. But flattery won’t get your project anywhere. As a project manager, how can you develop...

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How to Rebuild a Soured Relationship With a Team Member

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 08:00
When a manager’s relationship with a team member becomes rocky, it can make working together effectively feel nearly impossible. As the manager, you might stop trusting the employee, avoid giving...

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The State of IT in 2015

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 07:30
Professional tech network Spiceworks’ looks at IT spending and staffing habits and the trends pros are eager to adopt. In order to get to the bottom of where IT is now and where the industry is...

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Can You Be A Success Managing Remotely?

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 08:00
We talk a lot about remote teams or remote workers, but there’s not a lot of discussion about remote managers. There are a lot of moving parts to being a manager and most advice assumes...

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Low-code App Development and Cloud Integration Challenges

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 07:30
In the age of digital transformation, successful organizations stand out with their ability to move at the pace of innovation. This means continuously adding and integrating new applications to take...

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How To Regain Control of Your Time and Get Work Done

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 08:00
If you feel like you don’t have enough control over your time, the problem isn’t your calendar – it’s the way you’re looking at the situation. Do you ever feel that time has gotten away from you or...

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Three Reasons to Attend Face-to-Face Conference Events

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 07:30
Hundreds of conferences are scheduled every year covering a variety of topics. If you’ve decided to attend a conference this year, then you need to be prepared to make the most of it. We’ll use...

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EMPOWER 2015 – CloudBase Services to Showcase “One Week, One App” Program

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:59
CloudBase Services is thrilled to sponsor EMPOWER 2015! We have been an Intuit partner from the early days of QuickBase and are based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 2005, CloudBase Services has...

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6 Ways to Train Yourself to be Less Distracted

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 08:00
Constant interruptions at work seem to be the norm these days, so how is anyone supposed to get anything done? If nonstop demands feel like they’re overtaking your life, it’s time to understand the...

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EMPOWER 2015 – Accenture uses QuickBase to Support Delivery Scheduling and Business Interlock Services to Clients

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 16:00
We’re excited to feature Joyce Weaber, Application Architect Manager at Accenture in the Technology for Business Process Outsourcing organization, as one of our speakers at EMPOWER 2015. She will be...

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AIIM Reports Slow Uptake of Paper-Free Processes

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 16:00
Paper-free is catching on, but not as quickly as you’d think. Last year, the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) surveyed over 500 constituents to learn more about the adoption of...

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How to Create a No-Drama Team Culture

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 08:00
We’d all like to think that our teams are models of professionalism and never get sidetracked by emotions or interpersonal conflict. But in reality, drama and unproductive conflict can creep into...

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2 Strategies For Supporting Process Improvement

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 08:00
I recently spoke with Sal Vilardo, who works as a Business Analyst at EMC2 while earning his M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Sal is passionate about people and data, and...

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Team Productivity – What You Need to Know This Week

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 08:00
Here’s a look at three interesting stories currently in the news with ramifications for your team’s productivity. 1. Some people are faking those long work hours Not everyone who appears to be...

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Marcus Buckingham on 2 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 08:00
Marcus Buckingham, leadership guru and co-author of “Now, Discover Your Strengths” says it’s time that managers – and companies – stop wasting their time on outdated leadership practices and start...

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