When it comes to procurement, everyone that is in the industry will tell you that it is a hard thing to handle as well as master. However, as the times have changed, the way procurement managers work with the procurement of services have also evolved alongside technology. E-procurement has been around for years now and if you ask anyone directly linked in the business, they will tell you that it’s a very daunting system that takes some time to get used to. E-procurement is not for the faint hearted and e-procurement systems can help your business immensely if you figure out the right way to get it done!
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Many companies are now diving into the trend of creating their own mobile app. But it isn’t exactly the easiest thing to pick up right into and I’m sure we’re all a little press for time to slowly learn this new complicated skill. Learning to develop an app for Android would require you to set up Android Studio, download the SDK, learn Java and more. While the inertia for starting is definitely real, and the journey seemingly daunting, there are several resources you can check out to guide you along. You can use these 5 resources to pick up a new skill at your own convenience.
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As an aspiring entrepreneur, you might be slightly tied up with resources. Manpower and capital may not be something you get in abundance. But fret not! With technologies and smart solutions in place, there are free resources for you to tap on to efficiently run your start-up!
We have categorized some resources you can tapped on based on categories for easy referencing as shown below:
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There are new trends every year that dominate businesses. In order to increase the chances of achieving success, it is important for businesses to adopt the trends. Having a good understanding of these changes will help you progress and thrive in the current market.
Here are five business trends that are most likely to have the largest effect on your organization:
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Are you an aspiring entrepreneur who has been thinking of setting up your own business but lack the courage to do so? Perhaps you already have a plan, but there’s a multitude of reasons why entrepreneurship is risky. From the lack of resources, to losing sleep, to possibly ending up in a pile of debts, the inertia to start seems pretty high.
However, there has never been a better time to start your own business than 2017. Here are some reasons to motivate you to take the first steps in starting up your own company.
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In order to execute a killer event, you would want a good turn up and high conversion rates. Additionally, as an event marketer, you need to ensure that everything goes smoothly while focusing on your main task: promotion and network.
Planning a successful marketing event campaign can be stressful. But here are some tips to help you accomplish a successful event.
Before diving into the planning stages, ask yourself these questions:
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Since the foundation of civilisation, the sale of goods has transpired through physical, tangible, retail storefronts where we can go to buy clothes, furniture, gadgets, tools, anything we want really. The rise of virtual and augmented reality signals the possibility that we may be nearing the end of the necessity for businesses to have a physical retail shopfront. With over 43 million headsets in active circulation right now across the world, retailers are at a point where it may finally be possible to create, or even convert, to virtual reality ecommerce experiences.
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Virtual reality has long since been used as an experiential medium to provide experiences impractical or otherwise infeasible within the limits of real life. Across multiple stages of business sales cycles, both in B2B and B2C, trends are emerging across a vast array of industries, including retail, architecture, gaming, film & TV, real estate, and many, many more. The question is, what roles does VR play in optimsing, and even altering, sales cycles across these sectors?
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In the past, procurement had a relatively simple mandate of keeping costs low. These days, however, procurement has become much more nuanced. And to match that more involved existence, a set of procurement practices have been established. Procurement helps to deliver competitive advantage by eliminating wastage in the cycle of demand, source and supply when purchasing goods and services.
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This article was first published in The Business Times on 27 September 2016 by ThunderQuote co-founder Junming Tan.
No business is completely self-sufficient. All companies require solutions and products from other vendors to better service their own customers. Outsourcing enables businesses to focus on developing its core competencies, while still benefiting from greater efficiencies and conveniences provided by their outsourced partners. For example, an F&B business should spend more of its time developing new menus or training staff, while outsourcing IT and cloud-based technologies for improved accounting or scheduling services.
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