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Lean Methodologies for Integrators

Posted on November 22, 2016 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by
Lean Methodologies for Integrators

Lean is not just for manufacturers anymore, it’s an important concept for integration companies to start thinking about. Lean Methodologies bring together thinking about the delivery of customer value within the …

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Measuring Business Performance

Posted on September 28, 2016 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by
Measuring Business Performance

This is a guest post from David McNutt, Parter at Navigate Management Consulting Getting a solid handle on the performance of your business isn’t easy.  End of the month reports don’t help much because they just look backwards.  Effective managers need to know much more current information to make decisions that will drive business success forward. A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is any measure that is significant in understanding how the business is performing and it can be used in many different functions and levels: […]

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Solutions360 at InfoComm with AVNation

Posted on June 10, 2016 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability ,Industry Discussion by
Solutions360 at InfoComm with AVNation

Micheal Shinn of AVNation interviews John Graham and Tofiq Indawala to learn more about how Solutions360 strives to become our customers’ most valued business partner.

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Keep Track of Project Management Costs in Real Time to Improve Your Bottom Line

Posted on May 13, 2016 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by
Keep Track of Project Management Costs in Real Time to Improve Your Bottom Line

There’s a vast echoing gap between the mindset of accounting and project management in most businesses. It has a lot to do with time: The PMO works with a today-and-tomorrow mindset – getting the project done, on time, to specs. Accounting works with a history mindset – keeping track of things that have already happened in order to report, analyze profitability, be compliant, and invoice. That gap hurts your PMO and your overall bottom line. Mind the gap! Most Project Management Offices (PMOs) are good […]

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The Pitfalls of Business Process Improvement Initiatives

Posted on February 9, 2016 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Change Management by
The Pitfalls of Business Process Improvement Initiatives

The business of improving your business is serious business.  How many times have you or someone on your team tinkered with a process and had it result in less than desired results?  Perhaps it wasn’t adopted, or only partially adopted by a few on the team.  Or worse, it had adverse results on other areas of the business.  In today’s world of commerce you need to be nimble and constantly thinking about how you can improve; either making things more efficient or creating a better customer experience.  […]

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Common Professional Services Automation Software User Adoption Problems…and How to Fix Them

Posted on January 13, 2016 in Blog ,Change Management by
Common Professional Services Automation Software User Adoption Problems…and How to Fix Them

Too often the PSA software market doesn’t do itself any favours in its dealings with customer’s expectations. After 12 years working in the industry, in the sales, delivery and support side of the business, I have seen too many examples of value added resellers and manufacturers mismanaging customer expectations in order to close a sale.  And I’m not sure if this is worse, but often times the mismanagement isn’t done on purpose but due to ignorance on the part of what constitutes a successful implementation. […]

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You know you’re ready for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) when…

Posted on December 21, 2015 in Blog ,Change Management by
You know you’re ready for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) when…

There is a tipping point in every business when the small, nimble team that worked its magic for years starts to degrade under the weight of data. Too many customers to keep track of in your head, larger projects require more juggling to keep track of schedules and costs in a timely manner and the pressure to react just as quickly and effectively keeps increasing as you continue to grow. Typically the first reaction is to hire another (non-billable) person to compile the information. The […]

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