One consequence of the COVID pandemic is that managers have had to deal with a new, and to many, a daunting challenge: learning how to manage a remote workforce. What are they doing? Are they really working or have they … Read More
How Do You Manage a Remote Workforce?
The Importance of Professional Project Managers
Many integration companies that are beginning to mature their business management practices go through a process of determining who to select as their project managers, and how to nurture their competence and capabilities. As someone who has taught more than … Read More
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
What Happens When the Project Estimate Doesn’t Match Reality?
There is widespread belief in the integration industry, that the most important measure for a project manager is to be ‘on time and on budget,’ and that a good project manager will make it so. But this assumes that the … Read More
Customer Success Manager Is One of Solutions360’s Most Innovative Roles
Meet John Lyall, Customer Success Manager at Solutions360. The idea of a Customer Success Manager is a relatively new development, that is rapidly changing and evolving our customer relationships. John meets with Solutions360 customers to understand their needs and help … Read More
Does Everyone Understand the Purpose of Your Processes?
What is the purpose of your processes? And does everyone understand the value? If an integrator is engaging in an activity on a daily basis, people need to know why. Everyone should understand why processes are in place. Mature companies … Read More
How Good Are You at Predicting the Past?
The better you are at predicting the future, the better decisions you will make. One of the things I like about The Economist magazine is that, unlike most publications at this time of year, it doesn’t simply forecast what lies … Read More
Make Your Integration Business Stronger During Ups and Downs
There is no such thing as perfect, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t strive for incremental improvements. That’s what continuous improvement is all about. It’s understanding that there is always room to better a process or structure and taking defined … Read More
Strategic Planning Pitfalls to Avoid
Tis the season! No, not the holiday season, although that will soon be here! For business owners and leaders, it’s time to reflect on the past year, examine the competitive landscape, explore possible initiatives and set goals. A good … Read More
Solutions360 Releases New Job Costing Survival Guide
Why Is Job Costing So Important in 2020? Over the last 20 years, Solutions360 has worked with hundreds of businesses to help apply technology that improves business process management and profitability. One of the most complicated issues that Solutions360 has … Read More