Archive for Management

KPI’s – What do they mean to you?

In an interesting dialog last week, KPIs, or key performance indicators, were the topic but it occurred to me during the discussion that it meant different things to the participants on the call.  That inspried me to write this blog article. What do KPI’s mean? And what do they mean to you and your organization. […]

ROI – it’s not just about money

When you hear the term ROI, I am betting you are thinking money.  When I buy this stock, what will be my return.  If I invest in a business, will I get my money back. According to Wikipedia, ROI, or Return on Investment “is the concept of an investment of some resource yielding a benefit to the […]

Application Nirvana – Choosing the right platform

Years and years ago, I presented a session at a conference and called it My Nirvana model.  The drawing to the left is what I presented at the time.  Basically the premise was having a model to find the proper platform for your business application.  The arrows on the chart meant the price went up […]

Love love love Google Hangouts

This image is a screenshot of all of us during a video staff meeting. We’re using Google Hangouts and headsets.  All of us have webcams – which pretty much come with newer laptops. Seeing each other in person is SO MUCH MORE effective than just participating on a phone call. The participants are in Chattanooga, […]

Gathering Ideas for Blogs and Social Media – Information Ninja tips

For the past two years I have been increasing my involvement in social business.  In the process I also kicked up the amount of blog articles I write.  When we switched our website to a WordPress engine, it made sense to keep blogging current.  And it has worked in increasing the amount of traffic to […]

Tenacity – the art of sticking to your guns.

Tenacity. What a great word. According to Webster, it means “the quality or state of being tenacious.” And Tenacious means, according to Webster, yet again, this: a : not easily pulled apart b : tending to adhere or cling especially to another substance c : persistent in maintaining, adhering to, or seeking something valued or […]