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How to Evaluate Database Software

Decisions, decisions, decisions. From the moment you wake up in the morning, you’re faced with any number of choices to make. What to wear, what to eat, how to get work—the options you choose here only affect you for the most part. But, what happens when you have to make a decision that will have consequences on how efficiently your entire office works?

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Database Building Shortcuts

Everybody likes to know about shortcuts on the road. They save you time and aggravation and get you where you want to go a whole lot faster. In the office, the same can be said about database building shortcuts.

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Secrets to Seamless Project Management

Being a project manager is a difficult, sometimes thankless job. You’ve got executives above you looking for fast and efficient solutions. You’ve got co-workers looking to you to give them the information and guidance they need to complete their part of the assignment. And you’ve got that ever-present clock ticking away, telling you that you’re running out of time. At the first sign of trouble, all heads will turn to you for answers.

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How to Sell in a New IT Management System

You ever take a moment to observe the people in your office as they go about their workday? The one thing you’ll notice is that your co-workers are creatures of habit. They use the same coffee mug, eat the same thing for lunch and, in some cases, make the same bad jokes day after day. So, when it comes to selling in something as big as a new IT management system, you’re going to get some resistance from people who don’t much care for variation in their daily lives.

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How to Escape Spreadsheet Hell

Do you have trouble keeping track of data? Are there people in your office who are begging for information and just can’t get it? Has multiple versioning maxed out your Excel program? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you, my friend, are in Spreadsheet Hell.

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Problem Solved: Overcoming Reluctance to a New Web Database Solution

In the office, as in life, nobody likes change. Even if changing to an online database will make their jobs easier, most people would rather fall back on old, familiar ways. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get your team onboard with your big idea. You just have to go about it the right way.

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Problem Solved: Motivating People To Use Your Web Database Application Solution

There’s a reason motivational speaking is a multi-million dollar industry. Have you ever seen a really good speaker whip the audience into a frenzy? This person can get an entire group of people emotionally invested in selling aluminum siding. It’s really quite amazing.

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Problem Solved: Ensuring A Smooth Transition To A New Online Database Application Solution

There’s a reason that a new president is elected in November, but doesn’t take office until January. If a new president were to move into the White House on the day after the election, the entire government would be thrown into chaos.

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Saas vs. Installed Database Solution

When choosing a project management software solution, many find themselves caught up in the debate between Saas (Software as a Service) and an Installed database solution.

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