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21 articles published since November 2, 2022

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Why do CRM systems fail? 5 reasons behind this

lochlainnlochlainn // 26th January 2024

CRM is an acronym for customer relationship management and this is a software system which is developed to allow your business build strong relationship with both current and potential customers.

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What is a ERP system? Everything you need to know

lochlainnlochlainn // 3rd October 2023

ERP software also known as ‘Enterprise Resource Planning’ software was developed so that organisations could improve and become more efficient, where this system is built to allow you to manage day-to-day operations and activities effectively. 

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Top 3 types of CRM systems – Which one should you choose?

lochlainnlochlainn // 13th April 2023

CRM is an acronym for customer relationship management and this is a software system which is built to manage current and potential customers effectively. For many businesses they are built of the theory that ‘the customer is always right’ where they will prioritise customer satisfaction above anything and in many cases their culture will be based around this. However, to ensure this this remains consistent within the business, a CRM system will be implemented.

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What is a CRM system? Everything you need to know

lochlainnlochlainn // 22nd January 2024

CRM is an acronym for customer relationship management and this is a system which is being implemented by businesses all around the world. This is a system built to allow you to manage your relationship with current and potential customers.

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An overview of the Internet of Things (IoT) (1) and Cloud Computing (2)

lochlainnlochlainn // 11th April 2024

The Internet of Things (IoT) can be described as one large network which works in line with connecting physical objects (things) with people. These things are embedded with sensors and range from our ordinary household appliances to advanced industrial tools.

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What is Artificial Intelligence: A quick overview of AI

lochlainnlochlainn // 13th March 2024

AI is described as a combination of computer science and machines which act in a humanlike way to complete particular tasks or roles within your business. 

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Involvement in Digital Transformation: 6 ways on how you can get people involved

lochlainnlochlainn // 22nd March 2023

When implemented correctly, digital transformation has the ability to change how a business does things forever. It can also open new ways of delivering value to customers, enhancing their experience with how they interact with the company.

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What does Digital Transformation look like? 5 real world examples

lochlainnlochlainn // 4th February 2024

By now business leaders know that in order to grow and become competitive within the market, they must be able to exploit all opportunities. There are many different ways in which they can do this however the use of technology to either radically improve performance, or deliver value to their customers has become the number one way for businesses to improve overall efficiency and performance. 

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Kotter’s 8 Step Model for Leading Change – How to effectively manage and lead change within your business

lochlainnlochlainn // 21st January 2024

Upon researching change and understanding the most effective way to go through this process within your business environment, Kotter’s 8 Step Model has been selected as the best way to direct and implement change within your own business. 

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A Guide to Selecting a Technology System: 5 simple steps for your business to follow 

lochlainnlochlainn // 29th August 2023

Technology is everywhere around us today, and with the growth of technology, businesses are having to consider which technology systems are best suited to their needs or requirements, and in doing so, make an informed decision on which piece of software to invest in which meets their requirements. So if technology can be considered as the number one tool for improving the efficiency of how a business operates, lets take a look at which types technology are currently supporting this, and the steps to selecting a new software system for your business.

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What type of exciting technology does your business need? The 5 types of technology explained

lochlainnlochlainn // 16th February 2023

The rapid growth of technology makes it very difficult to keep up to date with what is going on around us. However, it is undeniable that one of the best ways for businesses to stay competitive within an industry is by implementing and adopting technology to improve both their productivity and performance, and with the more and more types of technology which are emerging around us today this has become much easier to do. 

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70% of Digital Transformation Initiatives Fail… Why? 5 ways you can avoid this

lochlainnlochlainn // 26th January 2024

In its simplest terms, Digital Transformation is the implementation of a software system to radically improve how you operate and deliver value to customers. Sounds easy doesn’t it? Well how come so many businesses are failing when it comes to implementing digital transformation within their business today…Lucky for you we have the answer. 

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Change Management: 7 Effective Strategies While Managing Resistance To Change

lochlainnlochlainn // 21st January 2024

In modern day life many people resist change because they fear the unknown. The same principle applies with business. With the changing business environment we find ourselves in, business leaders are being encouraged to become as flexible as possible in order to change their business and continue to compete and meet the demands of customers. 

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Porters Five Forces Explained – How to easily apply ‘the 5 competitive forces which shape an industry’

lochlainnlochlainn // 5th April 2024

Before you take a look at Porters Five Forces, you may want to check our blogs on Business Strategy, Stakeholder Mapping, Scenario Planning and Digital Transformation. What is Porters Five Forces? For many businesses they will want to understand both their internal and external environment. To analyse the external environment, a PESTEL Analysis will encourage […]

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How to Conduct a Scenario Planning Analysis – 5 Effective Simple Steps to Follow

lochlainnlochlainn // 3rd April 2024

Before you take a look at how you could use a Scenario Planning Analysis to increase performance and to allow you to strategize towards the future better, visit our blogs on Business Strategy and Digital Transformation first. Scenario Planning Analysis Explained Scenario planning analysis could be considered as a way to integrate future thinking and […]

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A Guide to Using a Stakeholder Mapping Analysis- An Effective Example of Applying a Stakeholder Analysis to Amazon

lochlainnlochlainn // 6th February 2023

Stakeholder Mapping is the use of a matrix to offer a visual representation of who your key stakeholders are. This will give business leaders a better understanding of who those individuals are which are going to have an influence over their future plans or decisions. 

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Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Programme – What is a KTP? ProfileTree’s Worthwhile Experience

lochlainnlochlainn // 26th October 2023

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme is the creation of a dynamic 3-way partnership between a company (ProfileTree), a group of academic experts (Ulster University) and a skilled graduate (Lochlainn Mallon). Each will work together to increase business efficiency and achieve excellent results. 

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A Guide to Using ChatGPT Effectively – With 3 Easy to Follow Examples

lochlainnlochlainn // 11th March 2024

No matter how you plan to use GhatGPT, this Artificial Intelligence (AI) software system has the potential to completely change how we do things forever.

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Digital Transformation: The Ultimate Guide Containing Definitions, Examples, Models and More

lochlainnlochlainn // 20th March 2024

Before considering Digital Transformation and how you may apply it to your business, you may want to want to gain an understanding of business strategy first. This article will provide you with information on some simple tools to get you started. What is Digital Transformation? The following article will aim to give you an understanding […]

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Business Strategy: The ultimate guide to using a PESTEL and SWOT Analysis

lochlainnlochlainn // 10th December 2023

A business strategy can be considered as the process of putting a plan of action in place to help you achieve a competitive advantage. The plan will consist of goals and objectives you wish to achieve to create long-term value for your business.

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Top Project Management Software Systems Review (Pros, Cons, Features, Pricing)

lochlainnlochlainn // 15th April 2024

For many business leaders, project management software systems are a must-have system to improve the overall workflow and management of your business. 

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