Negotiating occurs in everyday life, but nowhere is it more critical than in business. Poor negotiation can ruin a company just as quickly as losing key customers. While most negotiating skills can seem like common sense, it's not uncommon to get caught up in the emotion of the moment and end up ignoring their basic instincts.
We have said it so many times before, along with others, the manufacturing industry is changing rapidly. With the advances in technology and the internet over the last decade, the number one question on the majority of manufacturing leader’s minds is not a matter of if they should adapt, but when?!
There is no doubt, the future business lives and breathes in the cloud, and it's been obvious for quite some time! More and more businesses want the benefits of being a cloud based organisation for many reasons, but why is it that one Cloud based business application is achieving way more than any other on the market! Why is NetSuite continually retaining the title of The #1 Cloud ERP in the world?!
The bottom line is this, devoted employees are the ones delivering the most value to your organisation! The question is this, how do you increase employee devotion? How do you ensure that you are creating the best possible environment for your teams to flourish, and give you their best?
A stuffy room full of employees wearing matching uniforms, trudging along to their cubicles where they are tied into using certain devices and software. Begrudgingly, sat down in front of desktops, with software their organisation possibly paid millions to acquire, populating forms on the company’s database so their managers will be happy and give them a pat on the back.
This is the image that often springs to our minds when confronted with the idea of business IT and Software