Collaboration

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Why Collaboration Tools are Crucial for Millennials in Business

Millennials have grown up in a connected world requiring a different approach to choosing collaboration tools for the office. They set the standards in application needs of an organization and become more productive when empowered with the right technology. The most productive employees are the ones contributing, sharing experiences, insight, taking part in… Continue Reading

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5 Key Essentials to Managing a Virtual Accounting Team

Virtual accounting teams are growing in popularity due to the increased flexibility and convenience afforded by cloud technologies. The concern then becomes managing the virtual accounting team to ensure tasks are completed and security is always guaranteed. A recent study from the Society for Human Resource Management shows that 89%… Continue Reading

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Creating a Collaborative Workplace

The essence of work in the modern workspace has shifted and so has the workplace itself. To stay on top of the ever changing developments in technology, the continual need for increased collaboration, productivity and a decreased carbon footprint, many companies are creating work environments that are helpful in all… Continue Reading

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Franchise Workflow Solutions to Ensure Consistency Over Multi-Location

Ensuring consistency across multiple locations for any business is difficult, but franchise workflow solutions help ease the pain in an industry that holds consistent deliverables to consumers as a top priority. Franchisees rely on relevant, accessible, and up to date information so they can make informed operating decisions. The subtle… Continue Reading

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Tracking Multiple Projects: You’re Overcomplicating It

Walking into work on a Monday morning knowing you have many projects to keep track of is comforting—business is going well, right? On the other hand, it can leave you with a stomachache worrying about how you’re going to manage every project without letting something fall through the cracks. “Where… Continue Reading

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Is Your Invoicing Software Doing the Job?

“Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is best.” – Author Unknown When it comes to business, you’re always striving for the best—whether that’s hard working employees or a strategic budget. So how do you know you’re getting the best of the… Continue Reading

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From SaaS to Sassy: How Project Management Makes You Shine

If the clothes make the man (or woman), does the right software complete the person? If you are still using Project Management software that you downloaded, installed or worse… got in the mail it is definitely time to update your technical wardrobe. Not long ago, the ability to serve clients… Continue Reading

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The Ultimate Time Dilemna 4 Things to Ask Yourself Before Prioritizing Tasks

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” This quote by author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe describes the ultimate dilemma when it comes to prioritizing our time—how do we identify and complete the most important things without being distracted by other tasks?  The… Continue Reading

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Power in the Process

Process management is an organizational design that suggests actions performed within the company are optimized and organized in processes. A significant part of process management is the documentation of processes; consistent and clear documentation is enabled through process management software. How does process management work and what are the requirements?… Continue Reading

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The Most Vital Thing Walt Disney Did Wasn’t Movies

The Crucial Step Missing From Project Managers’ Automated Workflow Wikipedia defines a project manager as: “the person responsible for accomplishing the project objectives by creating clear and attainable project objectives, procuring the project requirements like human resources, contractors, material or technology to accomplish the goals.” Walt Disney was famous for his movies, but the behind-the-screens efforts… Continue Reading

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Accountability + Empowerment = High Performance

A High Performance Culture Means Breaking Molds and Challenging the Status Quo.  As an organization grows, people begin to take on more tasks and it is inevitable that things fall through the cracks. It is easy to become complacent and get into routines that aren’t necessarily fostering high performance. It… Continue Reading

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Taking the Pain Out of 1099 Contractor Verification

The IRS has become more stringent in enforcement of the rules and regulations regarding 1099 contractors in an effort to close the $450 billion tax gap. This has led to an increased liability on not just the business owner, but the accountant as well. The verification process has never been… Continue Reading

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Top 5 Ways to Foster Team Collaboration

What do the The Fantastic 4, X-Men, The Avengers and The Expendables all have in common? They are teams of individuals utilizing their combined talents to achieve a common goal. When thinking of teamwork in any organization, consider collaboration; building and investing in a team is vital to its success. One of… Continue Reading

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7 Powerful Features of a Best in Class Workflow App

When researching workflow applications to improve operations, you want to make sure that it’s a good fit for your business as well as the staff and clients that will be utilizing the software on a daily basis.   Most workflow apps are more than just a dashboard that sends a reminder to complete a task.  If… Continue Reading

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email-automation

Declutter Essentials: Email Automation for a Clean Inbox

An inbox full of emails is not only overwhelming, but it is also unproductive. Email automation is the most efficient way to clear all those emails out of your inbox without anything important falling through the cracks. With automation you can turn your emails into tasks, or assign them to the… Continue Reading

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Optimized Workflow Management: True Process Improvement

In every organization, the goal of having efficient and productive processes exists. When you take into account staff turnover, team collaboration, status updates and the growing number of work each individual is expected to complete, it is only natural that things fall through the cracks. Unfortunately, it is the client and the employees that suffer in the process. So what is the solution? Develop optimized workflow management for true process improvement that can not only track progress but predict failures.

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5 Steps to Building Team Collaboration for Cohesive Success

Team collaboration is a popular theme in small businesses today for a reason, it enables success. Knowing the importance of building a workforce that is team-oriented is vital to any business. Scalus workflow enables team collaboration and improves efficiency.

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