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5 Reasons you should study IT Business Management

IT business management is present within many organisations today, the IT side of most businesses still continues to struggles in making a partnership with the business side. Today’s IT managers seem to be more like acrobats than technologists, they are made to juggle technology and teams along with different...

5 simple ways CMMS can improve hotel maintenance

The success of hospitality business relies on one main thing — customer satisfaction. You might boast of the best facilities, best property, excellent staff and unparalleled service, but it just takes one wrong step from your end for customers to pack their bags and go somewhere else.  This is...

A guide to understanding the importance of measuring Total Organic Carbon

What is Total Organic Carbon (TOC)? TOC is the measure of the level of organic molecules or contaminants in purified water. TOC is an analytic technique that helps organisations understand whether the water they are using is pure enough for their processes. All water, no matter how pure, contains some...

6 steps to Effective Document Management

There are people who personally like a chaotic work station, claiming that the chaos fuels their creativity. That may well be true but it hardly works in a business environment where people want to be as productive as possible. The chaos on your desk can happen over time and...

5 tips on how your customer service department can generate more revenue

Importance of customer service department in a business The Customer service department handles company issues whether they are in store, over the phone or over email. Companies that produce technical products such as mobile phones, software or laptops often have technical support staff to resolve problems. There are many reasons...

How to identify the Skills of Auditing and Internal Control

Organisations are now increasingly turning to their internal auditors to review processes and report via the audit committee to the board. Even more so since the exposing of numerous corporate scandals over the last few years which could have been avoided if organisations had more effective controls in place.  All...

A guide to understanding the importance of e-Government accounting

What is E Government? E Government is the use of electronic communications devices, computers and the internet to provide public services to citizens and other persons in a country. The term is the digital interaction between a citizen and his or her government, between two governments and government and employees. E...

Understanding the importance of the Logistics Management

Definition of logistic management: Logistics management is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from point of origin to point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements. Why is Logistics Management Important? Meeting customer demand and providing superior service is...

Top 8 skills necessary for Human Resources

What is Human Resources? The Human resource team are members of staff that oversee various aspects of employment such as compliance with labour law and employment standards, they also perform administration duties. They look after employee benefits and handle some aspects of recruiting new staff and dismissal of existing staff. HR...

7 tips for improving your e-commerce strategy

Regardless of whether you are selling a product or service, having a proper content marketing strategy plan in place is a necessity to succeed in the world of e-Commerce. Here are 7 effective tips to improve your e-commerce strategy: Conducting regular usability tests are a great way to access your site’s...

6 basics types of tourism in the travel industry

What is tourism? We have all been tourists at some point in our lives, whether that was in our country of residence or in a different country. It can be hard to define what tourism actually is. The definition of tourism that comes to my mind is when people travel...

A simple guide to Food Quality Control

Quality management plays a vital role within the food industry, across many different stages of sourcing, processing and packaging. In addition to basic laws and regulations on nutritive value, quality levels also incorporate factors such as shelf-life, raw materials, taste, texture, use of preservatives and many other indicators too. Quality...

6 ways to increase your IT security in a workplace

In recent years the internet and computers have evolved and become better, smarter and faster. When a company starts up, network security is the first thing that is thought about. Big companies such as Microsoft and Apple are investing millions on building software products to protect against foreign attacks. When...

Business Process Management explained

Business Process Management (BPM) is a term used by businesses for over a decade that describes a process for executing and improving any process. BPM is any process that would define a flow of business-type activities and then connecting the activities toward a business transaction. In other words, it...

Principles of Polymers production and processing

What are polymers? Polymers are extremely large molecules that are made of millions of atoms that are bonded together to create a repeating pattern, this can be likened to a chain. The polymer production is put down to the atoms that are bonded to each other to form links. The...

How to create an effective media campaign

Below are the basic questions that need to be answered to develop an effective media campaign plan. The following questions can be a useful first step for media planning: What goals do you want to accomplish? Pinpoint very specifically the action and/or awareness that you want your target audience to...

Financial Modelling explained

What is financial modelling? Financial modelling is a tool that is built into Microsoft Excel to forecast business performance into the future. The forecast is based on the company’s previous background and requires the balance sheet, cash flow statement and income statement. What is a financial model used for? The financial model...

The importance of sales and marketing

Marketing Marketing is one of the most important things a business can do. Not only does marketing build brand awareness but it can also increase sales, grow businesses and engage customers.  Most aspects of your business depend on successful marketing. The overall marketing umbrella covers: Advertising Public relations Promotions Sales Marketing is a process by which...

5 steps to mastering 3D Printing

What is 3D printing? 3-D printing is a manufacturing process that builds layers to create a three–dimensional solid object from a digital model.  The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In an additive process an object is created by laying down successive layers of material...

The skills required to becoming a competent supervisor

What is a supervisor? A supervisor is a person that manages other employees; the supervisor has many different levels of responsibility. They answer to their respective managers but also manage the development and activities of their staff members, they also understand the daily challenges of the employees which make them...

An effective guide to creating interactive websites

If you want to capture your audience’s attention, you have to provide a great user experience. One of the best ways to keep your users engaged and returning to your site is by building an interactive website. Here are a few things to consider when creating an interactive website: Interactive websites...

5 top tips on managing cash flow in a business

What is cash flow? Cash flow is the net amount of cast and other cash related items moving in and out of a business.  When a company has a positive cash flow this shows that the company’s liquid assets are increasing which means that it is able to settle debt....

How to identify the key components to planning and managing a complex IT Project

If you are looking to embark on a complex IT Project, there could be a lot at stake. IT projects are very technically challenging and can go on for a very long period of time, this could mean that team members are spread between different locations and time zones. Michael...

7 Top tips to effectively manage stock selection and buying for retail businesses

Offering the right product, at the right price, at the right time has huge success criteria in retail business.  From the smallest retail business to the biggest superstore, effective stock control is essential. Finding the right products to sell, when to sell them and not to be left with...