PEST Analysis: Value Driver

Information  A PEST Analysis (Political, Economic, Socio-cultural, and Technological) is a brainstorming and analysis method for businesses to assess critical external factors that influence their operation and market competitiveness. The four PEST factors define the big picture of where the company is currently situated and future operating environment in comparison Read more…

Unlocking & Leveraging Corporate Information / Knowledge

Introduction  Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions unlock and leverage corporate information and knowledge embedded in its content. ECM captures, stores, activates, analyzes, and automates content, providing new value from data that was unstructured. When effectively managed within the organization, content can be used to engage customers, automate business processes, and Read more…

Risk Management & SMBs

Introduction  Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risks followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities. Risk management’s objective is to assure uncertainty does not deflect the endeavor Read more…

Critical Thinking Primer

Introduction  The current digital economy is a true testimony of the success of companies that have embraced critical thinking as a mission-critical activity. For example, Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft, and others continually collapse their product development time-frames, with critical thinking, and thus significantly upending competition while positively impacting revenue Read more…