December 12, 2013
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Crypto-Locker malware takes computers hostage and asks for ransom

What is Crypto-Locker? There is a lot of buzz going around about Crypto-Locker and how it is possibly the worst malware ever. Media reports state that the program attacks and […]
March 18, 2011
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The Great Debate: ERP vs. Accounting Packages

Aspirations of greatness notwithstanding, you’re still a fairly small organization at this point in your development. Your employee count is modest, your daily operations straightforward, your technical requirements few. Only […]
March 15, 2011

Bad ERP Implementations Gone Good

When the dust clears, it becomes apparent that there are two categories of service providers in the world: those who make the messes, and those who clean the messes up. […]
February 9, 2011

Property Management’s Perfect Storm

Last week’s Blizzard that Never Was in Toronto may have caught some of us with our snowpants down, but well-fortified property managers suffered no such shock. The coolest property management […]
October 25, 2010
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Strategic Sales & Operations Planning-The 5 Ws (and 1 H)

Ain’t nobody surfacing from the recession unscathed. Among the casualties: a company’s ability to accurately plan for a future that’s less certain than ever. Near-past revenues no longer provide much […]
October 8, 2010

The Inherent Intelligence of Business Intelligence

How instructive it is to reflect on the arc of an idea, the curve of a concept, the evolution of a notion. When business intelligence (BI) first hit the streets […]
September 30, 2010
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Property Management – Getting Your Data Right

A recent survey of 140 companies in the property management industry found that they lose an average of $8.2 million annually due to faulty data; a startling and unsettling discovery. […]
December 14, 2009
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Business Software Planning – Where a Dollar Spent Will Payback Fivefold

It’s a hackneyed, overworked, inelegant maxim. But my God, it’s a good one: every dollar spent in planning saves five dollars in implementation. Put In the Effort Too many folks […]
October 20, 2009
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Are You Utilizing Just 30% of Your Software’s Functionality?

“I may have been lucky with some sort of intuition,” American character actor David Selby is said to have uttered at some point in his career, no doubt talking about […]
September 15, 2009
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7 Roads to Increase Business Efficiency

No matter the prevailing economic environment—swell or depleted—the time is always right to explore ideas for making your business more efficient. Setting about to optimize your operational efficiency improves productivity, […]
March 23, 2007
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Software Upgrades and Their Total Cost of Ownership

Almost every business today needs a wide range of information technology to function, and everyone knows that all software must be upgraded at some point, but any major new software […]
November 23, 2006
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Management Reporting Infrastructure that Improves the Bottom Line

A State of Chaos In many businesses today, management reporting is in a state of chaos. All too often, it is ad-hoc, labor intensive, and cumbersome. Many times, the accuracy […]
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