Payment Strategies – Finding a Comfortable Time Frame For You And Customers

One of the challenges all consultants face is setting up payment strategies for their customers. There is a need to keep revenue flowing while providing a reasonable amount of time for processing invoices. That is not as much a problem when there are multiple customers and they pay regularly. However, it can be crippling to a business when bill payments (or payroll) are delayed due to accounts receivable (AR) issues. A small company or individual consultant can struggle with this. …

The Mid-Year Review

A New Year always includes a flood of articles on planning and assessing for the year gone by and the one ahead. However, annual planning is not enough. That is why a mid-year review and adjustments are valuable. In particular, we need to adjust during the journey rather than wait until the end. They should also be much less investment than year-end as your course is set. It just might need some modification. Where Are We The middle of the …

Managing Upgrades and Software Versions

Managing upgrades is something we all face. That. is true whether you are running your software in your house, at a small business, or for an enterprise. There are versions released regularly as often as quarterly, and sometimes we get the new version “free,” sometimes not. There are many things to consider when crafting a version roadmap for your software. Here are some things to help with that. These suggestions and warnings come from a broad experience with software and …