Business owners often complain they lack information to make decisions, in spite of many solutions which claim to provide intelligent, customised reporting. Identifying business problems that need solutions and then the data sets which support decision-making is a better approach and we accountants can add value in this process. Read how.
As we kick-off the new year, the right technology can help you get new customers, upsell to existing ones, expand your offering and improve efficiency so you have time to focus on what matters. Here are some tips on the technology that will have an immediate effect on your business.
Setting goals is key to success but some people find it intimidating and don’t know where to start. This article includes a 6-point guide on goal setting to help you focus and specify goals. This will lead to astute business planning and will bring clarity to the year ahead. It’s never too late to set goals!
Understanding the RIGHT things to do in a business is of critical importance. Business solutions from our team can help prioritise where you should allocate your time for the biggest impact.
We examine how to set and make use of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to help run your business. Read why diligent preparation is important so that any actions you take will have a positive and immediate impact.
Business Processes: Sometimes You Develop Them… Sometimes You Destroy Them There is a lot of talk in business about developing and implementing business processes. Once we understand the series of actions which result in a desirable outcome, we should teach people how to follow that… Read More >>
Trash Your To-Do List We’ve been writing down tasks, completing some of them, and adding more to lists for thousands of years. It seems like a rational way to accomplish the things one must accomplish – and it probably was, beginning from when humans made… Read More >>
OBT Quick Cost Accounting Case Study Client Ann Marie owns a manufacturing business which makes a high-end product. She varies her design from time to time so there are many versions of her primary design. Challenge Ann Marie did not have a cost accounting system… Read More >>
Peter Bridges has a business which sells motor vehicle spare parts for a range of makes and models. The business has grown rapidly beyond Peter’s expectations and management abilities. He feels like he is on a runaway train and is desperate to streamline operations. He… Read More >>
Suzanne and Peter re-cast their business processes with up-to-date accounting technology – the cloud – and OBT to get organised. They took a leap of faith and have come out all the better for it.