Business Process Improvement

Management is about Making Decisions

Posted on February 5, 2018 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by
Management is about Making Decisions

Good management is about making clear and timely decisions so that the business runs smoothly and profitably with as little disruption and drama as possible. Three common deterrents to clear decision making by company leadership are: doubt, fear and lack of structure. Making decisions as you work on your business is a thoughtful process. During that process, it’s natural for doubt to creep into your thinking because decisions — by definition — deal with the unknown, the future. Doubts are those nagging feelings of uncertainty, […]

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6 Critical Steps to Prepare Your AV Business for Sale

Posted on December 4, 2017 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by
6 Critical Steps to Prepare Your AV Business for Sale

These six pieces of advice will help you prepare for what could be the most important financial move of your life — selling your AV business. by Ari Fuchs Are you looking to sell your AV business in the next twelve months? Maybe a near-term sale isn’t quite on your radar. Maybe your time frame is 3 years? Five years? Many middle-market businesses have changed hands in the past several years, and the AV industry has certainly seen its fair share of activity. There is […]

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The Age of Data-Driven Business is Upon Us: Are You Listening, Integrators?

Posted on October 9, 2017 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Improve Profitability by
The Age of Data-Driven Business is Upon Us: Are You Listening, Integrators?

All business should be data-driven business, according to this column by Dan Newman. He and many others say that AV business data is good for integrators. October 4, 2017 Daniel Newman   The AV integration space wants to be taken seriously as a high-tech space. This is the industry where people come to connect, communicate and collaborate. You may even have a slogan like that on the back of your business card or your website. In the enterprise space, communication is everything. Whether it’s mass […]

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How to Stay on Track Through the Change Management Process

Posted on October 2, 2017 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement ,Change Management ,Improve Profitability by
How to Stay on Track Through the Change Management Process

February 12, 2016 No matter how perfect your change management plan is, there are sure to be bumps in the road. Here are some dos and don’ts to help smooth out those inevitable bumps and keep you on track. When working though a change process, the seemingly impossible task of expecting the unexpected is a part of your job as a leader. While it’s nearly impossible to predict, let alone plan for, every negative development, many of the more common problems are easy to spot […]

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What is Business Process Management?

Posted on August 14, 2017 in Blog ,Business Process Improvement by
What is Business Process Management?

Business Process Management (BPM) represents an evolution in business thinking that provides companies of all sizes with the transparency, insight and agility to take the competitive lead. It’s such an important element of business automation that companies spent $6.96 Billion on BPM in 2016, according to research from MarketsandMarkets.  The BPM market has a forecasted CAGR of 14.2% for the next five years, and is expected to reach $13.52 Billion by 2021.  Demand for software and services is increasing rapidly as businesses face the challenge […]

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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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