goals vs systems

Popular sentiment says you should always keep your eyes on the prize. But on the other hand, you need to learn to walk before you can run. Sometimes pushing for big-picture results can be detrimental. This is not to say that you shouldn’t have a goal in mind – in keeping with the running theme of this blog, we always want you to Be Profitable. However, having a proclamation like that hanging over your head (and indeed, the heads of your employees) can be daunting.

ix telecom case study

IX Telecom is a well-known provider in the Global Virtual Network Operator (VNO) industry. Ever since its establishment, IX Telecom has always been working on improvising a conventional VNO model to suit the needs of today’s market demands. IX Telecom had been using non-automated systems such as Excel and Outlook to keep track and manage all their correspond information with all the data was tied to a specific physical machine.

customer engagement

A lot is being said about the importance of having a Customer Engagement strategy and most enterprise companies are at least thinking about it if not already implemented it. Given that customers who are fully engaged represent a 23 percent premium in terms of share of wallet, profitability, revenue, and relationship growth over the average customer, this is not surprising.

importance of reports and navigating the dashboard

The numbers are in! Thanks to smartphones, the average attention span has dropped from 12 seconds in 2000 to a mere 8 seconds in 2015. This translates into a need for information to be condensed into easily digestible reports and colourful graphs. People want information to be readily apparent, and come in an attractive package too. The statistics below show that keeping it short and sweet is the key to working within shortening attention spans.

crm for insurance

Customer relationship management (CRM) in the insurance industry is no longer an option: it’s the norm. Many insurance companies have benefited from implementing CRM systems. What some organizations still don’t know, however, is which CRM tools to integrate into their systems to gain the best results possible. Here are four tools that have proven beneficial for achieving CRM goals.

Automate leave process

Employee leave is an essential and inevitable part of running any business. And who doesn’t love a holiday? But leave isn’t just something companies have to provide because the government says so. Besides adverse effects on morale and mental health, overworked employees experience high levels of stress, which may contribute to health problems.


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