Published By: Justworks
Published Date: Sep 27, 2017
Business owners and entrepreneurs create their businesses for a number of reasons: to grow an idea, build and inspire a team, make a difference.
And all too quickly, those business owners can face the other side of running a business: paying employees, negotiating the best benefits for your teams, keeping up with myriad government regulations.
Workplaces are getting even more complicated - for good reasons. Teams have more flexibility to work remotely. And the gig economy is exploding; in fact, about a third of the U.S. workforce works on something other than a full-time basis.
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are major drivers of today’s economic growth, representing over 90% of the business population, 60%–70% of employment, and 55% of GDP in developed economies.* Their leaders are hard-working, passionate entrepreneurs who face unique challenges, which change and evolve as their businesses grow.
This report examines the obstacles SMBs encounter on the road to success, offering insights on the decision-making and actions of business leaders who run them.
Several years into the app economy, business has changed. Accelerating product cycles and competitive threats now demand continuous planning. Change is constant and managing it is more important than ever. As a result, companies that for years have taken a traditional approach to managing initiatives are moving rapidly to implement agile business practices. And they’re seeing results, in the form of improved quality, faster delivery of value, reduced development costs and increased customer satisfaction.
But this transition also creates new challenges and responsibilities for the project management office (PMO). In fact, the success of the transformation often hinges on the PMO’s ability to expand the underlying concepts of the agile development methodology into a companywide ethos¬—a concept known as business agility.
Kim Komando, “America’s Digital Goddess,” is a leading radio host and web entrepreneur. Every month her video-taped three-hour weekly radio show adds 2.8 TB of video content to its extensive playback library. Switching from their current storage solution, a combination of NAS Arrays and Tape Drives, to Wasabi not only generated huge savings it was simpler and faster. Plus, since Cloudberry works seamlessly with Wasabi, the show also enjoys efficient and cost-effective remote data protection. In this Case Study read in detail how the ‘Kim Komando Show’ made the transition to next generation cloud storage.
Small businesses define our economy, accounting for over 50% of all private sector jobs in Australia. And to thrive, they need to turn on fast and sustainable business growth.
Download the exclusive eBook to see how they
-Grew revenue 44% in just 6 months
-Increased web traffic by 500%
- Reduced project time by 10%
And get insights and advice from three successful entrepreneurs:
-TripADeal: Norm Black, Founder
-Nu-Steel Homes: Ash Richardson, General Manager
-Platinum Direct Finance: Richard Kew, Director
Like it or not, dealing with risk is part and parcel of what it takes to grow a business. Many serial entrepreneurs who notch up multiple success stories will describe themselves as risk-takers. One of the UK’s most famous examples, Sir Richard Branson, published a book called “ Screw It, Let’s Do It,” reflecting his willingness to take a chance even if the odds were stacked against him.
Founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Allen Reagan and Walt Powell, Flix Brewhouse is the world’s only first-run movie theatre and fully functioning microbrewery. The operation faced some challenges as the business grew including a lack of of structured training program and disengaged training sessions.
With the help of Clarifi Talent Development Flix Brewhouse was able to turn it all around. With a fully functioning training program, Flix Brewhouse now has 71 custom training courses with increased sales and improved service times. With 660 active users in their online training academy, they are able to maintain high-quality service for their customers. Learn how they do it!
Published By: AmVenture
Published Date: May 23, 2017
BNP Paribas Global released a report last year titled “The Emergence of the Millenipreneur.” It painted an interesting picture of who these millennial entrepreneurs are, from the average age they started their first business to their total net worth. But what exactly does it take to start a new business? We’re giving you the top 7 things that “milleniprenuers” need to keep in mind while starting a business of their own.
This eGuide contains guidelines for entrepreneurs looking to build a scalable infrastructure, including robust HR technology, to help save time and effort so that management can focus on company growth.
Le lieu de travail nouvelle génération repose sur la mobilité. À l’heure où le nombre d’appareils mobiles connectés à Internet dépasse la population mondiale, il est essentiel que les services informatiques soient en mesure d’offrir à chaque catégorie d’utilisateurs (employés, entrepreneurs, invités et clients) une connectivité fluide et adaptée à leurs besoins et types d’équipement. Outre les atouts évidents pour les utilisateurs et l’effet bénéfique sur la productivité, la migration vers la mobilité est source de nombreux avantages pour les services informatiques. Téléchargez ce livre blanc pour les découvrir…
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Aug 09, 2017
Progressive companies of all sizes today are taking advantage of new, web-based technologies to reduce IT complexity and increase their competitiveness.
Mobile apps and devices that provide anywhere, anytime connectivity and cloud infrastructure that enables seamless, scalable growth give them the speed and flexibility to grow quickly and expand into new markets.
In this whitepaper you will find three examples of forward-thinking franchise owners and entrepreneurs that are growing their businesses and positioning themselves for the future with unified communications solutions. These franchises are:
Download now to learn more!
Once considered experimental merchandising for adventurous retailers and cash-strapped entrepreneurs, pop-up stores have become an established national phenomenon and a legitimate means of testing product, generating buzz, building brand awareness, and driving sales for big-name retailers and ambitious upstarts alike. Growth in mobile broadband technology is expanding the possibilities for a diverse array of applications in mobile pop-up. Furthermore, the “fly-by-night” qualities that might have characterized early pop-ups have now been supplanted by dependable, secure infrastructure solutions that put temporary retail locations on par with their more permanent counterparts. Download the whitepaper to learn more!