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Are your insights locked away in data silos?

Microsoft video covering the benefits of sharing your data insights. Features Power BI for Office 365 (Power BI Sites).

Sound data and content management increases business performance across the board. Data and content aren’t static entities, but continuously evolve, and making the right decisions requires that you have access to up-to-the-minute, accurate, relevant data and content that isn’t locked away in silos. Your data and content management strategy should include regular cleansing; integration, and enrichment of data so that it helps you increase business insight, make better decisions, improve customer experience and deliver measurable improvements in business performance.

EKI-Digital helps businesses increase revenue contribution by solving some of their toughest data management problems. We understand the challenges of results-driven enterprises and provide solutions to make initiatives like process automation, data and content management and business intelligence work better and smarter. Whether you have an acute pain to solve today or prefer to grow your capabilities overtime, EKI-Digital can unify, clean and enrich data and content in your business.

EKI-Digital has worked with businesses of all sizes, and in various industries to help them benefit by improve data and content as a tool to improve how their businesses performance. We leverage Power BI for Office 365 as a tool to improve collaboration and meet business users where they are most comfortable, in Microsoft Office. If you would like to learn more about this service please contact us at info@eki-digital.com.

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    Realize the Full Potential of Your Continuous Improvement Initiative

Realize the Full Potential of Your Continuous Improvement Initiative

Businesses want to improve – that’s a fact. Every business has the goal of becoming bigger, better, and serving its clients in an improved manner. Some businesses do this through short-term projects; however, another option is the “continuous improvement initiative”. According to Joseph Paris [ https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141204113440-4256315-realize-the-full-potential-of-your-continuous-improvement-initiative ], this aspect of growing a business comes down to two things: leadership, and the actual process of the initiative.

Leadership is crucial to the initiative mainly because of its effect on employees, when employees first enter the company, they are usually enthusiastic and inspired; they are there because they want to be there, which is how they got hired in the first place. However, too often they are left directionless because of leadership that is simply not present; furthermore, they are heaped with expectations about company improvement and high-priority projects.

The solution to this is leadership, because ultimately this will have the greatest impact on employees and therefore on the initiative. Leadership has several aspects:

– Moving forward: Leaders focus on the future. Although they may make mistakes, ultimately it is all about moving towards the overall goal of the company, and maintaining the vision that the organization is hoping to achieve.

– Respecting the employees: Leaders recognize that the employees are the backbone of the entire initiative. Leaders admit their mistakes instead of shuffling them off onto someone else; they also provide plenty of opportunities for mentorship and growth for those under them.

– Patience and drive: A true leader will have the patience to work with employees that are struggling to start out, but will also have the drive to help them understand their full potential, as well as to move towards [...]