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Success Is About Your In-Store Experience

(This is a contributed post) There’s no denying the shopaholics of this world (read: everyone) has taken their habits online. It’s just so simple to open the Amazon app or head to the Pretty Little Thing website and buy your bits n’ bobs without leaving the comfort of your sofa, Gilmour Girls playing in the […]

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Offline Marketing For Your Online Business

(This is a contributed post) When it comes to marketing for an online business, most people just assume that the only way to go is with online marketing, and this definitely makes sense if it’s an online business and also because online just seems to be easier and more accessible for most of us. However, […]

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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 […]

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How To Improve Project Delivery in Construction Management

(This is a contributed post) In an ideal world for your construction business, all projects would run to time, e under budget, and go along smoothly so that they can finish perfectly. But of course, w know that we don’t live in an ideal world, and often there are things that do get in the […]

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Is Your Home Business Ready for Growth?

(This is a contributed post) Well, you did it! They all said you couldn’t. Even you had your doubts at times, but you rose to the challenge. It wasn’t easy. You had to endure a lot of lost sleep, you sacrificed a lot of your free time and yes you even needed to put your […]

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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 […]

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Managing Green Strategies Without Business Disruptions

(This is a contributed post) As a business owner in 2019,  you can’t afford to ignore how your company affects the ecosystem. Non only is it become increasingly popular to establish green policies in companies, but companies that fail to put the environment on their to-do list risk facing the backlash of their audience and […]

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Important Investments For Peak Productivity

All SMEs face a common threat. A threat that, if left unchecked, can irrevocably tarnish their reputation, alienate their customer base and disenfranchise their workforce. It can cost a small fortune in lost revenue and even more in clawing said revenue back. It can stymie their cash flow, impinge on their bottom line and even […]

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Uncertainty of benefits versus costs

benefits vs costs

I think a lot about estimation. I used to do a lot of estimation with my teams. When the organisation I’m currently working for started doing agile, we did loads of estimation. We were constantly being asked for estimates. High-level estimates, low-level estimates, feature level estimates, story level estimates. We would spend a lot of […]

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Why agile projects need to fund BML properly

One of the key concepts from Eric Ries’ seminal book, the Lean Startup, is “Build Measure Learn”, or BML. This means that rather than deliver projects in a sequence, organisations should build something small, measure behaviour and learn from those measurements, then loop back and build again (i.e. extend or change the product). While many […]

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