Tag: business

3 Ways Old Computers Tax Your Business

3 Ways Old Computers Tax Your Business

Mandy Padgett

Every tool in business has a lifecycle. Your desk chair will eventually lose its spring, launching you backward when you try to sit. You’ll recycle it and buy a new one. Your printer will jam one time too many and one day the paper won’t feed at all, so you’ll… Read More »

Lean Six Sigma 101

Lean Six Sigma 101

Ashwin Malik

What is Lean Six Sigma? Maybe you’ve heard of it before; maybe you haven’t. Lean: The systematic reduction or elimination of waste within a process or system, revealing the aspects of a process that add value and those that do not. Six Sigma: Reducing variation in quality of the products… Read More »

The 5 Pillars of Process Iteration

The 5 Pillars of Process Iteration

Doug Booth

Ever wonder what something as simple as iteration can do to an individual? A team? A company? Look no further! Iteration is a constant. Individually, these two words are polar opposites. Iterate (to obtain successively closer approximations to the solution of a problem or to improve a system) implies movement… Read More »

Networking: From Virtual to Reality

Networking: From Virtual to Reality

Ben Thompson

Fifteen years ago, the term “networking” wasn’t part of the normal workplace vocabulary. Today, it is an essential part of successful businesses. I have created a profile on LinkedIn, an online professional networking platform through which people seek connections in order to gain credible endorsements or potentially obtain job offers.… Read More »

3 Things to Consider When Contracting

3 Things to Consider When Contracting

Aaron Padgett

Some thumb-thump, others look for a yellowish underbelly and still others subscribe to the sniff ‘n squeeze method. Yet despite the best of efforts, most of us still can’t pick a ripe, delicious melon. You never really know what you’ve got until you’ve bought it, sliced it and taken that… Read More »