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Team Productivity – What You Need to Know This Week

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 08:00
Here’s a look at three interesting stories currently in the news with ramifications for your team’s productivity. 1. Should we all be on a four-day work week? Could a shorter work-week make your team...

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Business Transformation Fails When Problem Isn’t Defined

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:00
Companies are doing their best to keep up with competitors and the ever-changing business landscape. But many of their efforts fail because they can’t even accurately define the problem they’re...

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How Are You Capturing Key Information?

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 07:30
From paper archives to mobile capture – where are you on the continuum? The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) put forth an ideal scenario. Your invoices are scanned at the door,...

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How to Adjust to a More Demanding Job

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:00
If you’re used to a job that comes easily to you and where you can take the occasional long lunch and get all your work done in 35 hours a week, it can be tough to adjust to a new, … Read »

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Send in The Apps: Execs Advise on an Efficient Rollout

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 07:30
Apps are not just in the IT domain anymore. A diverse group of Intuit QuickBase customers offer best practices for empowering business unit citizen developers. At the recent Intuit QuickBase...

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How To Manage A Project When The Sponsor Is Missing In Action (MIA)

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 08:00
Sometimes project sponsors are appointed to projects by senior leadership and for various reasons just aren’t engaged in the project. Low engagement can also happen when a sponsor thinks a...

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Schemas – Get the Data You Need from Cloud Applications

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 07:30
OK, so you’ve got data spread across a number of cloud applications and you have decided to bring that data together to understand your business better. Great. But you have customer information...

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What to Do When You Inherit a Struggling Team

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 08:00
When you walk into a new management role and inherit an existing team, you’re hoping that they’re all stars who you’ll be delighted to work with. But sometimes – especially when you have a different...

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Low Code Platform Transforms SMB Operations

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 07:30
At the recent Intuit QuickBase #EMPOWER2015 conference, one session included a few small but mighty IT outfits discussing how they drive innovation through low-code app development. In Chicago this...

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A Closer Look: Mars Works to Make Collaboration a Bit Sweeter

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 08:00
What’s the best engagement tool? How about a cup of coffee? Mars Drinks finds that providing such a simple connection is an important part of a strategy that makes its parent company lauded as one of...

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Overcoming 5 Obstacles Cross-Functional Teams Face

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 08:00
The cross-functional team and its development is a vital part of any organization looking for new ideas and solutions. Getting diverse individuals to pool their ideas and techniques to create...

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How to Use Parkinson’s Law for Daily Productivity

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 07:30
Give yourself just five minutes to read this article and jot down a few action items that will help you become more productive. Why? Because, according to Parkinson’s Law, the less time you give...

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How to Groom a Team Member for Promotion

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 08:00
When you have an employee who wants to move up, what can you do to help get them ready? One of the signs of a great manager is that her people move on to bigger and better things – because...

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3 Ways to Transform Your Business with QuickBase Sync

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 15:15
If you asked the attendees at our inaugural global customer conference, #EMPOWER2015, last week in Chicago about the main theme of the event, you’d get different answers all pointing to the same...

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How Empowering Your Employees Supports Process Improvement

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 08:00
I spoke to Jason Kayzar, who is the COO PhishLine, a complete social engineering management platform built for Information Security Professionals. They help Fortune 1000 clients counter social...

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How to Manage When Everyone Thinks They’re the Smartest Person in the Room

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 08:00
So you’ve got a team made up of smart, driven people. That’s a good thing, right? Of course it is – except when each of those people thinks he or she is the smartest one in the room and wants...

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Solutions in Days: The Rise of Rapid Application Development

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 07:30
Gone are the days when one would put in a request to IT, wait, and then wait some more. Employees with little to no technical background — in some organizations, called “citizen...

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Why Managers Must Embrace Big Data or Be Left Behind

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 08:00
Business experts say that analytics and data will define the difference between winners and losers in various industries. If you’re a manager and don’t have a clue about statistics or how to ask...

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How to Manage Change When Your Team is New

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:15
Change management is already a difficult, time-consuming process—and it’s even more challenging when your team is new. But when the membership of a team is rapidly evolving, you can still bring new...

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Power to the People: Strategies for Successful User Adoption

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:00
Ah, user adoption. I’m hearing cries of pain from all of my technology-related partners, and this week’s Intuit QuickBase #EMPOWER2015 conference was no exception. Fortunately, Jacob MacIntyre,...

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