Productivity

A Guide to Slack Workflows and the Tools that Enable Them

Today, businesses and their internal culture are defined by the pervasive workflows used across their organization and business apps, and with their customers and partners. These workflows follow the ...

How to Write a Compelling Business Systems Job Description

A 2017 McKinsey report predicted that as many as 800 million jobs could be lost worldwide to automation by 2030. But while automation will eliminate some jobs, the World Economic Forum foresees that ...

Digital Change Agents: Building Business Systems From the Ground Up with Brian Flood of Fastly

This piece is part of our Digital Change Agents Series – Bay Area. How does a business systems team go from a nascent function to a key part of a company’s growth strategy? Brian Flood, Dir ...

How Business Systems Pros Can Revolutionize Order-to-Cash

According to a recent Genpact study, accounts receivable (AR) performance has been deteriorating for two-thirds of America’s largest companies. As a result, over $1 trillion in working capital is l ...

Here’s the Impact of Financial Automation in High-Growth Companies

Today, there’s a prevailing perception in business that an organization’s financial team mostly handles back-office work and is not a strategic part of the business. This perception couldn’ ...

Want to Fill Business Systems Positions? Hire for Learning Ability Over Skillset

Today more than 40 percent of the world’s population is online and the promise of digital transformation in our professional and personal lives has been a reality for at least a decade. It’s been ...

You Can Automate Recruiting Without Scaring Candidates Away

This is a guest post written by Fab Capodicasa, CEO of Hoosh Marketing When the job market swings in favor of employees, it can make fin ...

4 Ways Technology is Shaping the Future of Business Events

This is a guest post by Rachel Grate, content strategist at Eventbrite Technology is changing the landscape for every type of company today, in every area of business. Events are no exception. ...

Digital Change Agents: Managing Risk and Separating Business Systems with Sridevi Pasumarthi of Arlo

This piece is part of our Digital Change Agents Series - Bay Area branch. In February of 2018, Netgear announced it was spinning off its Arlo division of connected security cameras into its own b ...

Why Communication and Automated Processes are Essential for Business System Leaders Supporting Distributed Teams

The confines of the traditional 9-5 office job have gradually, and then suddenly, been eroded by employees wanting more flexible schedules and having technology that allows them to work wherever and ...

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