Capitalize on E-Commerce: Online Procurement

20 Aug, 2011
Return on e-procurement investments will average 300% over the first two to three years, according to a survey of 200 businesses by Deloitte Consulting.

Choosing and Hiring Tech Consultants

20 Aug, 2011
Hiring a tech consultant you can trust with your business can be a challenge. These tips can save time, reduce headaches and help you find the perfect match for your company's ...

Be Your Own Customer First

20 Aug, 2011
Sometimes, employees at cosmetics firm OPI Products see president and founder George Schaeffer strolling down the hallways sporting a colorful new shade of lipstick.

Why You Need an E-Mail Policy Now

20 Aug, 2011
40% of e-mails are personal: How to get back to business.

Virtual Workplace Management

20 Aug, 2011
A "virtual company" takes telecommuting to the next level. No office staff, no regular office hours — indeed, no office! But virtual companies involve a unique set of challenges. Can your ...

Entrepreneur's Adviser: The optimum inventory

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Operations and Technology > Inventory control “Entrepreneur’s Adviser: The optimum inventory” Question:"How does a small company keep shelves stocked as deeply as the big boys without tying up ...

Time Is Money: Jay Jaffe Saves Both

20 Aug, 2011
Virtual office reduces commuting by 500 hours and slices real-estate bill by $280,000 annually.

How to Write an Operations Manual

20 Aug, 2011
A procedures manual for your company protects you from trusting too much in particular employees to operate your business, serves as a guide for new trainees, and provides an emergency recovery ...

Free Online Meetings

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Operations and Technology > Communication systems “Free Online Meetings” Want to improve productivity and slice meeting costs? Try WebEx.com, an online meeting service. Through a browser-based Web conference, ...

When Good Deeds Run Afoul

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Operations and Technology > Suppliers “When Good Deeds Run Afoul” Ice cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry’s has a reputation for being a socially responsible business. But it learned ...