business process improvement

4 Strategies to Accelerate Digital Transformation

4 Strategies to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Since the onset of the pandemic, no topic has impacted enterprises more than digital transformation. While many marveled at the rapid rate of change in early 2020, the sustained emphasis on digital transformation continues to shape the ways in which … Read More

Lessons from the Wright Brothers

Lessons from the Wright Brothers

3 Character Traits to Overcome Obstacles in Your Integration Business What started out as a dream to fly led to one of today’s most common forms of travel: the airplane. While overcoming business obstacles can often feel like defying gravity, … Read More

8 ways to build resilience in your processes

8 Ways to Build Resilience into Processes

One way to ease the impact of uncertainty and volatility is for integrators to build resilience into their processes. While developing personal and team adaptability, integrators should also examine how their processes either build or drain resilience. Consider this advice. … Read More

Project Closure Process

The Project Closure Process

The project closure process, which as project managers know, simply means closing out a project at its conclusion, can happen many ways.   Some project closures are positive; many are negative. In my experience working with many systems integration companies, … Read More

6 Reasons Change Management Initiatives Fail

As we move toward a post-pandemic world, organizations must navigate great change. Consider these barriers to change management initiatives – and how to beat them. Since the advent of the pandemic, ongoing change has touched all aspects of our lives, … Read More

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Presenting the Estimate

A single precise number does not make a valid estimate   In Part 1 of this blog series, we looked at the myth of the perfect estimate and discussed how assumptions and risks factor into an estimate. In Part 2, … Read More

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How Do You Spell WBS?

What is a work breakdown structure? In today’s video, Tofiq Indawala, Director of Product Management, is joined by Brad Malone, from Navigate Management Consulting to discuss the whole concept of a work breakdown structure, and how that impacts project management. … Read More

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Best Practices for Preparing for Your Busy Season as an Integrator

From all the conversations we’ve had with integration owners, the one challenge we hear about a lot is “busy season.” There are no hard-and-fast rules in the systems integration industry – mainly because no two businesses are exactly the same. … Read More

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Q360 Is the Best Workflow Tool for Integrators

What does it mean that Q360 is a business process management and workflow tool? When you look at an integration business in terms of workflows, Q360 helps to organize data so processes can be standardized across the organization. This allows … Read More

The Time Billing Paradox

What is the best way to get your team to buy in to the importance of time tracking? On this episode of the Navigator, Brad Dempsey and Brad Malone talk through the time billing paradox, and the struggle people have … Read More