The Importance of Software Training: Save Money While Improving Workplace Morale

“Computer rage” is inevitable and costs millions of dollars annually in lost payroll and productivity. Reducing computer rage means investing in employee education and software customization. Increased knowledge and improved software usability eases employee frustration when systems don’t behave as expected. Confident employees can solve issues quickly without disrupting the rest of the workplace, saving time and money.

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Case Study: Siemens Slashes Quotation Time from Eight Weeks to Less Than Ten Minutes

Siemens, Europe’s largest electronics and engineering company, is also a leading supplier of energy technology. But while Siemens leads the way in sustainable energy production, producing customer quotes for its gas turbine units wasn’t such a smooth process. The company needed to streamline product configuration and quote production to save both time and money. The answer came in the form of configuration software from Tacton. Read up on the benefits achieved. Read More

Case Study: Siemens Slashes Quotation Time from Eight Weeks to Less Than Ten Minutes

Siemens, Europe’s largest electronics and engineering company, is also a leading supplier of energy technology. But while Siemens leads the way in sustainable energy production, producing customer quotes for its gas turbine units wasn’t such a smooth process. The company needed to streamline product configuration and quote production to save both time and money. The answer came in the form of configuration software from Tacton. Read up on the benefits achieved. Read More

The Wizards Behind Google Apps: Advice for Admins From Admins

Your organization’s IT staff is crucial to the successful implementation and maintenance of Google Apps. In this white paper, learn how to help your IT department get ready for the move to Google Apps and hear from a variety of IT specialists that have already been through the transition process. Read first-hand accounts from IT experts about the collaborative and financial benefits of switching to Google Apps’ cloud services, the ease of the data migration process, and how to use Google Apps Directory Synch (GAPS) to configure and synchronize accounts. Learn details on how to protect your data with the use of Google Vault and other third-party services to monitor data storage and further secure your information. An overview of mobile device management is also provided.

No transition is problem-free, so this Google Apps guide offers a comprehensive list of other helpful resources for reference, if any issues present themselves during transition and training. Ten time-saving tips for setting up efficiently are also included. Google Apps recommends starting by slowly introducing Gmail and Drive across your organization, adding and expanding Google Apps tools with the success of this base introduction. Learn how your IT department will save time as cloud-based software improves rapidly, adding and improving features on a monthly basis with little interruption to your organization. Following the guidelines in this white paper, you’ll ensure the smoothest possible transition to Google Apps. Read More

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Almost four in ten employers say the recession has increased their organization’s focus on reducing absence levels and costs. For these companies, human resources (HR) can provide effective absence management and promote accountability by providing accurate records and reports that illustrate trends and patterns that can help managers recognize early indicators of an ineffective department. Find out how. Read More

HR Technology Tools: What You May Be Missing

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Human resource (HR) managers face a dilemma. They’d like to spend more time improving the work environment, or helping management reduce workforce related costs, hire better talent, and improve existing talent through training and development. But most days, they’re stuck doing paperwork. Learn how human resources management systems (HRMS) can help your HR department improve results, increase efficiency, and lower costs. Read More

Case Study: VAI Improves Customer Service with Business Portal

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