Why Mentorship Matters

When you look at the statistics and consider how unrepresented women are in leadership positions within their companies you begin to understand why an organization like CanWIT exists and why is necessary.  Strong mentorship can provide an advantage for any professional at any career level, but for female professionals, especially those in leadership positions, a…

Software & SaaS Financial Metrics and Key Benchmarks

Managing the growth of a software business, whether selling traditional on-premises software or SaaS, is far more likely to be successful when management is metrics-driven and has good visibility into all the key performance indicators described in this post. With greater visibility and analysis of these metrics, companies are better able to make good decisions…

30 days to a New Digital Brand Identity

As Jeff Bezos says, “Branding is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” A brand is one of the most valuable assets of a business, and it needs to be carefully crafted to ensure it properly and authentically represents the business. Your brand identity is the representation of your company’s reputation…

Developing an E-Government Strategy

Governments go through a number of phases in their implementation of web based service strategy. Their web focus and direction is based as much on available skill sets, technology, and resources as it does on the mandate granted to them by the citizens they serve. According to Gartner [1], governments move through the following four…

Clarifying my views on feminism | The Changing Ways in the Business World

Since mentoring many small business hopefuls I’ve come to realize a very disturbing fact. Many very bright and hopeful female entrepreneurs have crossed my path with the mistaken idea that just being a woman gives them an advantage over their male counterparts. Sadly, this is not as true as we’ve been led to believe. For…

How Successfully Get LinkedIn Recommendations or Endorsements

Having a first-rate recommendation from many connections on your LinkedIn profile is a great goal, but there are a few fundamental guidelines to bear in mind before you hit the road. I’m often asked for recommendations/endorsements by people I barely know on LinkedIn. I’m really quite uncomfortable giving a reference for someone I don’t really…

eSupply Chain: Pain and Challenges faced by Latin American SMB’s

Supply Chain Planning for SCP for Process Automation – SCP for Process Automation solutions are one of the most adopted technologies in organizations today especially for process automation. However, SMB’s has not seen any benefit of it, as they do not count with the necessary financial resources to deploy SCM technologies to generate business value,…

Reduce your footprint

There are many simple ways to reduce the footprint you leave on the planet. Learn how to reduce your footprint in each consumption category-carbon, food, housing, and goods and services-but don’t stop there. Amplify your impact by encouraging others to follow your lead. Engage your friends and community with local and global movements for social…

Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) deployed by Top Leaders in the Facility Management Industry.

Currently, facility designers, developers and managers are looking for building service contractors whose competitive edge is focused on the deployment of integrated systems that streamline facility maintenance operations and enhance supplier/client collaborative relationships. In this new era, there is increasing pressure on cost reduction coupled with potential trade barriers, demand fluctuations and market uncertainties, sustainable…

Deportes de Alto Riesgo: Bungee Jumping

  Eres una persona a la cual le encanta la aventura y el riesgo. Te encantan los desafíos, y por lo tanto sientes placer cuando descargas toda  la adrenalina que llevas dentro de tu cuerpo.  Si la respuesta a lo anterior es positiva, podría decirte que eres una persona apta para practicar el Santo en…

Personal Life Improvement through Meditation

When a person can regulate their sources of spirituality, it brings them great pleasure. Since we all are different in nature, spirituality differs for most of us as well. The goal behind finding your spirituality is incurring a need to reach beyond to connect with your spiritual side. Whatever you find should make you feel…

Broadway Makes New York Sing

Whenever I think of a trip to New York City whether for a vacation or just a short one or two-day visit for business. I can’t help but think of Broadway and the delightful shows that await in these hallowed halls of entertainment delight. Broadway is the essence of New York to me. It can…

e-Supply Chain Planning for Process Automation: An environmental analysis

Globalization challenges change end customers’ expectations and product proliferation, and increases in the complexity of value networks which are pushing more companies to examine how they run their supply chains and what the appropriate investments in SCP technology might be. The increase in complexity, volatility and unpredictability of an enterprise’s supply chain environment will continue…

Digital Branding Case Study: Diesel Website Assessment

Diesel has been known for producing ads that invoke surreal images in lieu of direct product details, in partnership with Swedish ad agency Paradiset DDB, Stockholm. Diesel’s unique international marketing strategy is innovative and has been studied by universities and institutions as a model. PROJECT OBJECTIVE To identify the marketing principles underlying the design of the…