viernes, 12 de agosto de 2016

What Customer Intimacy Has To Do With Payments

What have the powerhouses Starbucks and Airbnb managed to do better than anyone else? Establish customer intimacy, according to Bill Clerico, CEO of WePay. Clerico has built WePay from the ground up through his innate love of people and by building relationships with customers to provide them with a payments platform that is exactly what they want and need. Karen Webster chatted with Clerico to find out what has inspired him along the way.

Associate with people you want to be like

I have based my life on surrounding myself with people better than me. I have always looked up to my parents and siblings, and wanted to spend as much time around them as possible, learning from them and laughing with them. The same goes for my wife, children, grandchildren and family. The principle also applies in the working world.

viernes, 5 de agosto de 2016

How to brainstorm a project plan

Previously, I discussed how you can use past experiences, of both yourself and others, when creating a project plan. In this post, I will focus on how you can use a simple tool, mind mapping, to develop and brainstorm a project plan. Mind mapping is a tool created by Tony and Barry Buzan. It allows you to take a ‘big idea’ and break it down into minute detail, whereby you can identify each individual task required to achieve the ‘big idea’. These individual tasks form the to-do list for your project plan. Mind mapping is the ideal tool to help you brainstorm a project plan.

martes, 2 de agosto de 2016

Scary and fascinating: The future of big data

It's reasonable to see big data as a revolutionary development in IT and business in general -- but its implications should make us pause for thought.

ZDNet recently spoke to Bernard Marr, author of the book, Big Data: Using smart big data analytics and metrics to make better decisions and improve performance, to see what's next for the technology.

Globant se expande en Europa con la compra de una empresa inglesa

La inversión ascendería a los u$s 8 millones, si bien la firma argentina no difundió el importe. Se suma a la compra de la empresa india Clarice Technologies, realizada el año pasado

Acostumbrados a las noticias sobre la compra de empresas locales por parte de firmas extranjeras, la última adquisición de la compañía argentina Globant se convirtió en una de las pocas excepciones que va en el camino contrario. Es que acaba de quedarse con la empresa inglesa WAE, especializada en propuestas innovadoras de diseño. Y aunque el monto no fue difundido por la compañía, según fuentes del sector fue cercano a los u$s 8 millones.

lunes, 1 de agosto de 2016

7 errores al emprender con un socio

Las sociedadeS han sido una parte importante del éxito de los negocios. Las razones son simples: habilidades complementarias, gastos compartidos y la idea de que una persona con capital económico puede crear sinergia con el capital intelectual de otra persona, de manera que ambos se beneficien.

miércoles, 27 de julio de 2016

Young entrepreneurs focus on making a difference, according to study

Young entrepreneurs are driven by a desire for independence, a belief in social good and a commitment to employee happiness, according to new research.

Sage’s global Walk With Me report looked at millennial entrepreneurs in 16 countries and came up with five distinct personas that they fit into. It found that 61 per cent of young entrepreneurs would sacrifice profit to stay true to their values – this rises to 78 per cent in South Africa, 70 per cent in the US and 72 per cent in Singapore.