How can I grow my business without hiring more people?

There are some things that it’s better to have before you need them: pens, first aid kits, and plungers. Employees do not fall into that category – every hour you have two people doing a one-person job is an hour that costs twice as much…

Premature Automation Leads To Failure To Perform

Or… “Do not automate anything in your business until you’ve read this!“ Automation is one of the hot buzzwords in business today and there are many tools available to do it. The internet is full…

How can I make my business more profitable?

There are essentially two ways to make a business more profitable: Sell more at the same margin Sell the same at an increased margin Selling the same at an increased margin means finding ways to…

Process Improvement For New Business Owners

If you’ve just bought a new business, you probably want to make your own mark on it, but in any case the change in ownership is perfect timing to review how things are done in…

More Than Half of UK Businesses Are Not Online

Social distancing regulations mean that for many businesses face to face sales have completely dried up – driving much more business online Despite this in 2018 (the latest year for which data is available) only…

Unleash Your Humans!

Every business has access to the most advanced intelligent decision making tool known… the human brain Whilst it is infinitely flexible and capable of making complex decisions and learning from them, the human brain is…

API-ify Everything!

If you’ve read my post about process automation you’ll understand how data integration is key to making automation possible and how integration data from various APIs can allow you to do that with information-centric processes,…

Data Integration

When you talk to someone about data integration, you usually see their eyes glaze over before you’ve finished the second syllable but in this post I’m going to tell you why every small and medium…