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Challenges in Going Global, One Is Execution

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/BrianAJackson Despite their ambitions, few companies are ready to build and run truly global organizations. Globalization may be their goal – it may even form the backbone of their strategy – but only a tiny fraction have the execution capabilities needed to bring that strategy to life. Why is that? According to a recent Global Readiness Survey of 362 executives, only 10% of companies think that they have the full complement of capabilities required to win overseas, with most barely mast

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Think With Google and Move Your Business Into International Markets

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/Jacob Wackerhausen With more than half the world’s population now online, the opportunities for businesses to reach new customers abroad have never looked brighter. But how should companies prepare for international expansion? And just how easy is it? Google guides you by looking at your potential customers.

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Future-Proofing Your Development: Why DevOps and Cloud is the Winning Formula

Amzur

In the fast-paced world of software development, traditional waterfall methodologies often fall short of meeting the demands of modern businesses. Long development cycles, rigid processes, and a disconnect between development and operations teams can lead to slow deployments, missed opportunities, and ultimately, frustration for all stakeholders involved.

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How Payroll Outsourcing Can Help with Overtime and Shift Work in Manufacturing Industries

Paysquare

Payroll Outsourcing in Manufacturing Industries In India, there is a great chance of non-compliance due to the strict and ever-changing labor regulations. Payroll computation errors can cause production lines to be disrupted and profitability to be impacted. They can also result in legal penalties, unhappiness among employees, and possible strikes. Payroll agency is further complicated by the diversified workforce in manufacturing, which includes both temporary workers and highly qualified techn

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Data is the New Oil

Perficient Digital Transformation

Data is the new oil. In today’s digital world, data is the new fuel. According to the latest estimates, 328 million terabytes of data are created each day. The age we live in is a digital age. As technology evolves, so has the use of the internet, which has skyrocketed in the last 10 years. Today, you can access information with one click. With the advent of the IoT and social media, data creation has skyrocketed.

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Today in Global Small Business: Father's Day Traditions From Around the World

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/Lesla Larionova What's affecting me, my clients, my colleagues and other global small business owners: Father's Day traditions from around the world. Celebrating Father's Day - the day after – because it is dedicated to all the fathers, grandfathers, and step-dads and recognizes their love, support and guidance. Quote of the week: "My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano A fun history of Father's Day: traditions and language

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Hackett Fully Integrates Leading-Edge Gen AI Ideation-to-Implementation Insights Into Its Executive Advisory Programs

The Hackett Group

Insights Emanate From Recent In-Depth Conversations With Hundreds of Leading Companies Addressing Their Primary Adoption and Deployment Considerations Miami, FL – June 18, 2024 – The Hackett Group , Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) has fully integrated leading-edge generative artificial intelligence (Gen AI) data and insights from its recent in-depth conversations with hundreds of leading global companies and its groundbreaking AI XPLR platform into its Executive Advisory membership programs.

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[Podcast] What If Intuition Built Your Website? An Interview With Neelima Sharma

Perficient Digital Transformation

In this episode of “What If? So What?” Jim talks with Neelima Sharma, SVP of ecommerce, digital, and technology at Lowe’s about the challenges and successes of transforming the retail industry through digital innovation. Neelima highlights the importance of teamwork, trust, and a customer-centric approach in driving the company’s growth and also emphasizes the significance of personalization and building long-term relationships with customers.

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Flowers Always Make People Better

The Global Small Business Blog

©2024 Laurel J. Delaney. All rights reserved. “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

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Core Banking in the Age of Transformation: A Ride from Legacy to Modernity | Blog

Everest Group

For years, core banking systems have been the backbone of financial institutions. But the landscape is shifting, and customers have high expectations. Nimble FinTech startups with cloud-based solutions are challenging traditional banks. In this dynamic environment, core banking systems are under more scrutiny than ever before. Reach out to discuss with us.

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Global Hiring Guide for Startups

Grow your startup beyond borders and boundaries. Global expansion is the ultimate goal for many startup founders. However, to successfully enter new markets and grow internationally, you need a sound and scalable global recruitment strategy. In this eBook, you’ll discover how you can gain a competitive edge over your business rivals through the latest technology, harnessing global contractors, and using a global employment platform.

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It’s Summer! Hiring Trends, AI Skills, Unemployment Impact and More Hot Topics We’re Talking About

Eclaro

We are optimists by nature here at ECLARO, so with the sun having set on the summer solstice we focus not on the fact that each day will be getting “shorter,” but rather on the fact that it’s the first full Friday of summer—and that means a hot new edition of Five on Friday!

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The Power and Promise of Healthcare Segmentation

Perficient Digital Transformation

The saying “one size fits all,” absolutely does not apply to the healthcare industry. Consumers are flat out demanding a more tailored approach to their health care. To provide this type of more personalized and effective care and services, healthcare organizations (HCOs) need to take concentrated efforts to understand the diverse needs and preferences of their consumers.

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The Struggle for Freedom

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/wildpixel Juneteenth remains a day to reflect on the enduring struggle for freedom, equality, and self-determination in the African American experience. Learn more about what it is and what it means.

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Enhancing Customer Experience through AI-driven CX: Bringing Innovation and Human Connection Together | Blog

Everest Group

Read on to explore how AI is revolutionizing customer experience (CX) in today’s fast-paced digital landscape. In this expert analysis, you will learn how AI-driven solutions enhance customer journeys, personalize interactions, and streamline operations. Discover the pivotal role of human talent in ensuring the success of AI-driven CX and how businesses can harness these innovations to create seamless, customer-centric experiences.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? The supply chain management techniques that dominated the last 30 years are no longer supporting consumer behavior or logistics and manufacturing capabilities. So what’s working now? What should your plans for 2023 include? By researching the supply chain challenges and solutions that businesses – especially small and midsize businesses – are currently experiencing, we’ve learned what’s working and what’s not.

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How to Overcome Jira Collaboration Challenges with ServiceNow

V-Soft Consulting

Team collaboration is one of the most impactful factors in achieving IT success in today's dynamic business. ServiceNow and Jira Service Management are two revolutionary tools that were specifically developed to streamline IT ticketing procedures.

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Knowledge Transfer in High Gear: A Project By Perficient, STEM Students, and Tec Racing

Perficient Digital Transformation

Six months ago, the Perficient team in Mexico contacted Tec Racing, the Formula SAE team at Monterrey Tec, to discuss a potential partnership as part of Perficient’s Electrifying the Future of Automotive Program. While the team was excited to partner, they were in the middle of a generational change. Their leaders were heading through their final semester and needed to focus on their assignments and graduation.

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Ecommerce Market Expected to Gross $930 Billion This Year

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/style-photography The U.S. e-commerce market is projected to gross $930 billion this year, up 15% from 2023, and constitute 25% of the world's total online retail sales. However, Statista data analysis indicates the Asian e-commerce industry, spurred by online retail giants such as Alibaba, AliExpress, JD.com and Rakuten, will gross $1.93 trillion in 2024, 16% more than in 2023 and accounting for more than half of global e-commerce revenue.

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From 0 to 400: Blueprint to Scaling Global Teams with George Abatjoglou

Zinnov

George Abatjoglou, President of EMS Management and Consultants, has steered multiple Private Equity-backed Healthcare companies towards explosive growth over two decades. In this episode in our Decoding Private Equity podcast series, George acts as your architect, laying the blueprints for building and scaling high-performing Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) teams in India.

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Building A Superstar Global Workforce: What We Aren’t Talking About Enough

Companies are turning inclusive by breaking conventional hiring practices and expanding their talent pools. But there are important questions that still are not being addressed. Read this eBook to understand how taking the following seriously can help you build a superstar global workforce: The importance of the new-age manager. Maintaining social capital.

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ABSL DACH: The New World of Business Services Locations | Webinar

Everest Group

Webinar ABSL DACH: The New World of Business Services Locations June 20, 2024 Everest Group Vice President Parul Jain will join a panel of industry experts in an ABSL DACH webinar titled, The New World of Business Services Locations. She will present current trends and expertise in locations options using Everest Group’s data-backed research. The event is a great opportunity to engage with representatives from locations including Egypt, Poland, Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Bosnia, South Africa, Rwa

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Optimizing UI Development: Storybook Essentials

Perficient Digital Transformation

Introduction: Storybook works alongside your app, giving you a separate area to create and test UI components without being tied to the main code and context of your app. It’s like having a special workshop just for building and trying out different parts of your website or app. What & Why? It’s a place where you can: Build and test different parts of your website (like buttons or menus) by themselves.

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Balancing caregiving responsibilities with career

Airswift

Caregiving responsibilities can be challenging to balance with a career, but strategies for managing both effectively exist. According to statistics , 43.5 million caregivers provide unpaid care to an adult or child within 12 months, and 30% of family caregivers report decreased work hours due to caregiving responsibilities. Additionally, 29% of family caregivers experience high financial strain, and 1 in 10 caregivers report worsening health due to caregiving.

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Is your Organization Set up and Prepared for the Global Payroll & HR of the Future?

Paysquare

The field of global payroll and human resources (HR) is undergoing a profound transition due to technological breakthroughs, changing legal frameworks, and the growing difficulty of overseeing a multicultural, international workforce. Organizations have significant difficulties in maintaining operational efficiency, improving employee experiences, and guaranteeing compliance as they expand their activities internationally.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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Marketing in 2024: Findings from our CMO Priorities Survey | Webinar

Everest Group

live webinar Marketing in 2024: Findings from our CMO Priorities Survey June 18, 2024 | 8 a.m. PT | 10 a.m. CDT | 11 a.m. EDT | 4 p.m. BST | 8.30 p.m. IST Where do I want to spend my marketing budget? What does the sustainability conversation in marketing really look like? What is my gut instinct in the gen AI conversation? Based on Everest Group’s CMO Survey 2024, this webinar will highlight the evolving CMO mindset around a plethora of themes, such as recent technological advances, evolving co

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From Accessibility to Profitability: Maximizing ROI with Inclusive Digital Practices

Perficient Digital Transformation

In today’s competitive digital landscape, creating an inclusive digital accessible environment is not only a legal and moral obligation but a strategic business advantage as well. According to the World Health Organization, 16% of the global population has some type of disability; this translates further into an ROI impact, with a reported 70% of disabled users exiting a site they find challenging to navigate.

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Gold Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

Premier BPO

Streamline Your Operations by Focusing on Core Processes To gain a competitive advantage, businesses often focus their limited resources on core processes that define their brand identity. Building customer loyalty and driving revenue are vital considerations for any business. So, to fulfill these considerations, companies need to deliver Customer Satisfaction through Customer service excellence.

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Best Practices for Jira to ServiceNow Migration

V-Soft Consulting

Migrating from Jira to ServiceNow can be a complex and challenging process. It requires careful planning, detailed execution, and thorough testing to ensure a smooth transition with minimal disruption to your business operations. In this blog post, we will guide you through the best practices for a successful Jira to ServiceNow migration.

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Top 7 Global Employment Challenges

The benefits of expanding internationally are endless, especially if you approach it the right way. However, there are pitfalls along the way that can slow down progress. Global expansion brings many opportunities for companies —business growth, brand-building in new markets, and access to diverse talent pools worldwide. However, international growth can come with challenges.

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3 Levels of AP Automation: Choosing the Best Option for Your Business

Metasource

A survey conducted by the Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership (IFOL) revealed that enhancing operational efficiency and cost management is a top priority for over 60% of accounts payable (AP) leaders. Invoice processing automation solutions help AP teams reach goals like these. With the power of technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), workflow automation, and optical character recognition (OCR) software combined with the reassurance of business process management services, A

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Conversion-Centered Content: 5 Secrets Your Healthcare Organization Needs to Know

Perficient Digital Transformation

Conversions are healthcare marketers’ lifeblood. After all, most of the effort you spend on audience outreach and engagement, apart from simple brand awareness and public-service campaigns, comes with the ultimate goal of getting those audience members to become patients, members or consumers of your healthcare organization (HCO). That means you need a plan behind each piece of digital content you create that drives the audience to convert.

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Lucy Birch Joins Everest Group as Chief Marketing Officer

Everest Group

Birch to lead global marketing for rapidly growing Everest Group as research firm expands footprint and service portfolio DALLAS, June 18, 2024 — Everest Group today announced that Lucy Birch has joined the firm as (CMO). Working out of Everest Group’s London office, Birch will oversee the firm’s global marketing strategy and operations, including support for existing and new research services.

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Personal and Project Security Measures to stay safe

Vilmate

For a company like ours that deals with dozens of projects, takes care of numerous teams, and maintains hundreds of simultaneous operational processes, efficient security policy and measures are a matter of survival without any exaggeration. At Vilmate, we’ve always considered it as one of our major duties to remind the staff about all the possible digital threats, informational hygiene, and the need to follow basic security standards inside the projects.

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is the Founder and CEO of MatterProviders, and a supply chain professional of over 30 years. Fortunately, she's here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new, innovative supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.