Category Archives for Agile

Are Smartphones the Ultimate Tool to Equip Your Staff With, or Just a Waste of Money?

(This is a contributed post) We’ve already seen the huge benefit that technology can give our businesses, especially when it comes to computers and communicative hardware that allows us to reach a wider audience. It should come as no surprise that technology which allows us to connect with more people around the world would be […]

Continue reading

Time To Close Shop? Signs Your Business Is No Longer Viable

(This is a contributed post) When you start your own business you expect everything to work out just fine. You expect profits to rise and you hope that your business will eventually become a major player in your market sector. If we didn’t have such aspirations for a new business, we would never start it […]

Continue reading

Agile vs Waterfall

royce waterfall development

It’s time to settle the long-running debate of the best way to develop software; Agile vs Waterfall. I’m going to describe and compare the two approaches, discuss their pros and cons, and determine a winner. What are Agile and Waterfall? These words generally refer to two very different approaches to organising, planning and executing software […]

Continue reading

Digital Brand Boosts For SMEs

(This is a contributed post) Want to get your brand’s name out there? Want it to be synonymous with a particular product, issue, or field? Then you need to get the digital side of your marketing right. Luckily, that is something that can be done pretty simply by following the guide below. Social media Whether […]

Continue reading

Four Management theories SMEs should understand

(This is a contributed post) Coming up with an idea is a piece of cake, as is putting it into practice. Hell, finding funding isn’t tricky any longer thanks to market saturation. The hardest thing by far is to be a manager. If only people saw things the way you did, there would be no […]

Continue reading

Should business managers incorporate VR?

(This article was produced in collaboration with Madison Meyer) While it might not be apparent on a day-to-day basis just yet, the virtual reality industry is expanding fairly rapidly. This technology has existed for years but was introduced to the public on a commercial level in late-2015, with the main focus being on how it […]

Continue reading

10 Magic Motivation Methods For Your Excelling Employees

(This is a contributed post) Your employees do so much for your business; they are dedicated, hardworking and motivated, but sometimes they need that little extra boost to get them through the day. If you are looking for ways to boost productivity then there are a handful of methods you could implement into the day […]

Continue reading

Should You Run Your Business from a Brick and Mortar Store or Operate Online?

(This is a contributed post) When you set up a small business you have a tough decision on your hands – whether to set up a brick and mortar store or to set up online? Now, there are benefits that come with both, so the final decision will rest solely on your brand and its […]

Continue reading

Is Your Website As Trustworthy As You Think?

(This is a contributed post from Ali Rand). In more than one ways, a transaction with a business is an act of trust. When a client puts their faith in your services or products, the last thing you want to do is to disappoint them. Consequently, as an entrepreneur, your first priority is to ensure […]

Continue reading

Downsize Your Office & Boost Productivity

(This is a contributed post) There’s nothing more exciting than expansion as a business. Growth has always been something to strive for in the business world, particularly as growth often equals more profit, more demand and more success for your company. While there was always the illusion that a large and fancy office meant that […]

Continue reading