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Workplace Flexibility in Your Business

What is workplace flexibility? Workplace flexibility lets employers and employees adapt their working conditions to their needs, creating a healthier work-life balance. This is also commonly referred to as a flexible workplace or flexible work arrangements. What are the benefits of workplace flexibility? For you and your employees A healthy work-life balance benefits everyone. It […]

Repeatability, Testability and Improvability: The 3 Keys to Business Growth

We all intuitively know that having working systems in our business is fundamental to business success. But you may have wondered why that is the case. There are three abilities that having good systems gives you, and these abilities are the keys to business growth: repeatability, testability, and improvability. Repeatability The first ability granted by […]

Microsoft 365 Features You Might Not Know About

The move to Microsoft 365 has been great for the productivity of businesses around the world, with increased reliability and accessibility for their email, calendars and file storage. Not to mention the year and a half we spent glued to Microsoft Teams. But did you know about all the other things you can do with […]

The 5 Biggest Corporate Email Mistakes

Email is perhaps the most important component of any professional organisation’s IT setup. As such, it deserves a regular check-up to make sure that best practices are being adhered to. Whilst it’s difficult to put a complete audit list in a blog post, here are the top five mistakes that we see most often. 1. […]

Curation, Customisation, and Creation – Finding Software For Your Business

Once your organisation has decided that it needs to fill a gap in its systems with a new piece of software, there are three main methods to getting software that works into the hands of your employees: curation (finding the off-the-shelf software that will suit you best), customisation (linking off-the-shelf software), and creation (building bespoke […]

The Importance of People in Business Systems

When building systems for your business, it’s always handy to think of your business as a machine with inputs and outputs. Money comes in, your magic happens, and products and services go out. Of course, thinking at this high level isn’t useful for building systems, so we break down this machine into smaller machines that […]

Is your business harming your health?

Disclaimer All medical advice in this article is based on personal experience and is for educational purposes only. We are not medical experts; we are business consultants and software developers. Always seek the guidance of a qualified trusted health professional with any health concerns you may have. The greatest wealth is health Health is the […]

Where Does Excel Excel?

Microsoft Excel (and its clones like Google Sheets) is both one of the greatest pieces of software ever created, and one of the most dangerous. There are a huge number of use cases for spreadsheeting software, but not all of them are a good idea. I’d like to go over some of the most common […]

Is Bad Software Hindering Your Business?

We all like to think of software as something that will universally help your organisation achieve its goals. Luckily, most of the time this is true. However, over our years of experience curating, customising and creating software, we’ve seen more than a few examples of bad software that significantly hinders its organisation’s success. Below we’ve […]

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