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Structure Your Business for Sustainable Success

Growth has always been a primary objective of serious private business strategies. With that said, prioritizing growth at any cost can be a double-edged sword—it aids valuation, improves your access to capital, and increases your ability to...

Real-World Digital Transformation Pitfalls

What is Digital Transformation?

What is digital transformation? Some may say a cliché.

3 Ways to Achieve Business Alignment

Achieving business alignment is one of the most vital and elusive tasks a company will face. Without it, your business can be unwieldy and aimless, and its successes will be wistful and drift in-and-out of focus. With it, however, your business...

What Most Technology Consulting Firms Won't Tell You

Here’s a secret or two. Not every consultant out there is going to tell you the entire truth. Even after assessing your current business practices, a consultant may choose to not suggest all of their improvements at once, or only feed you enough...

When to Hire a Management Consulting Firm

If you’re considering hiring a management consulting firm, that may be the first sign that it’s time to hire one. Questioning yourself or your business strategy is no way to feel when trying to run a successful business. If you’re already...

4 Competitive Advantage Strategies in a Crowded Tech Industry

In an ever-growing industry built upon the very evolution of technology, it can be surprisingly easy to rely on strategies that make you blind to any real issues at hand or possible room for growth. With a knowledge of what’s worked in the past...

6 Things Your Business Advisor Isn’t Telling You

Consultants, specialists, outsourced experts  — whatever you want to call them, business advisors of all stripes get a bad rap.

4 Information Technology Leadership Tips You Should Be Using Today

Information technology leadership is crucial for aligning IT with core business objectives. When talking about leadership in IT, you’re typically talking about Chief Information Officers, Chief Data Officers, or Chief Digital Officers.

6 Business Mistakes That Undermine Your Revenue Strategy

Building a revenue strategy is crucial to increasing your company’s income, both in the short term and in the long term. In all likelihood, you’ve already gone through several periods of revenue planning and laid out a roadmap for your company’s...

3 Ways CIOs Can Ease Turnover Impact

Silicon Valley’s Fight for Talent

California’s GDP recently surpassed $2.7 trillion, making it the world’s 5th largest economy. A single state of the American union producing more value than the entire country of India (a tech powerhouse in its...