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The Virtual Office

Written by Super User

Times change. Organizations are rethinking “Office”; conventional business practices which have been the bane of corporate culture over the past decades. Organizations are beginning to change communication models, work hierarchy, location, bureaucracy, workflows, team learning etc. The precursor to this great paradigm shift is technology.

Technology has made certain operations obsolete. With the introduction of automated monitoring, system workflows, performance indicators, collaboration systems etc., we are bound to see more redundant processes go out the door. Technology can greatly reduce overhead and downtime.

August 15, 2016

by Jane Williams, Demand Media

Giving your small business an online presence means more than simply putting up a little website with your company's address and phone number. It means setting up a virtual version of your business, with a welcoming, informative website, a Facebook page and Twitter account. In this electronic era, more people search online for the products and services they need as opposed to searching through a phone book. Ignoring this important potential marketing platform is akin to saying, "I don't need any new business."

March 30, 2016

by Chad Brooks

For small businesses, cloud services are quickly becoming the preferred method of storing digital data.While they used to rely on in-house servers to store their growing amounts of online files, many small businesses are now transferring those services to online data storage services, such as JustCloud or DropBox.

March 30, 2016

by Katherine Noyes

With the many business and government organizations that now use open source software such as Linux, it's becoming increasingly clear that price is not the only advantage such software holds. If it were, companies that adopted it during the Great Recession would surely have switched back to the expensive proprietary stuff as soon as conditions began to ease, and that's clearly not the case.

March 30, 2016

by Paul Mah

From legacy documents to the lowly receipt, taking a digital-first approach to your work stuff will bolster collaboration and increase productivity.

March 30, 2016

by Thomas Porter

With everyday life becoming more and more digital it seems only reasonable that peoples' financial lives are following suit. Credit cards, online banks, and ATMs are a few examples of how money has entered the digital age.

March 30, 2016

 

by Julio Bezerra, Wolfgang Bock, François Candelon, Steven Chai, Ethan Choi, John Corwin, Sebastian DiGrande, Rishab Gulshan, David C. Michael, and Antonio Varas

Globally, mobile technology has emerged as a primary engine of economic growth, stimulating enormous private-sector spending in both R&D and infrastructure, and profoundly changing daily lives—everywhere.

March 28, 2016

Over the past decade Nigeria has become the largest telecoms market in Africa and the Middle East, with more than 140m active telecoms subscribers in 2015, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the federal telecoms regulator.

March 28, 2016

by Ifeanyi Ndionewese

2015 has indeed been anything but a dull moment, especially for startups in Nigeria. A lot of startups in this period have tinkered their model to achieve scale, while the major highlight for some acquiring that much needed funding, amongst other rewarding highlights.

March 28, 2016