Do you remember the 1995 movie Billy Madison staring Adam Sandler?
How about the business ethics category/question that stumped Eric Gordon at the end of the movie?
At Redstone, we constantly discuss honesty, integrity and treating people the way you like to be treated. As a component of our employee on-boarding process, Executive Management staff and HR personnel meet with our new hires and go over with them our “Common Sense” presentation. The core message within this presentation is this quote by Frank Lloyd Wright “There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.” I think he was right. There is another slide that quotes the Oracle of Omaha (Warren Buffett). Mr. Buffett says “It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” So true.
Especially in the consulting and software world, I will argue that ethical behavior is more important than technical competency. The two together make a wonderful team.
Are these characteristics/traits becoming more and more rare? If so, are the pressures at home a contributing factor to the demise?
Please let me know your thoughts. I’d love to hear from you!
Davenport, Iowa (Wednesday, September 29, 2010) - Redstone Content Solutions LLC has released its Oracle Enterprise 2.0 Quick Reference eGuide.
Are you a thought leader interested in making changes that will outpace the competition by comprehensively addressing the needs of employees, customers and shareholders? The right learning program can be invaluable.
Redstone Content Solutions offers a variety of training options to address your current needs: traditional, custom and advanced-level Oracle product training. Our exclusive 3TTM training methodology vastly improves knowledge retention for all attendees. Instructor-assisted classes enable participants to learn the material at their own pace, and at the conclusion of class, self-guided videos are made available to participants so that key concepts can easily be reviewed. Classes can be tailored to address your specific needs at no additional cost and we exclusively address additional topics otherwise unavailable within the competitive landscape. Customer site education is our most popular format, but Redstone offers the flexibility to customize learning venues as well.
Here is an overview of our newest class offerings:
o Combined Fundamentals & Advanced
• Customizing Content Server (Advanced)
• Universal Records Management Administration
The wisest of us will be retooled, with a well-trained, re-invigorated work force, ready to take on new challenges!
For more information on Redstone training, please call John Klein at 563.505.9998 or visit http://www.redstonecontentsolutions.com/
Many of my colleagues say this question is easy to answer. What do you think?
Document Management – central repository with search (metadata and/or full text). Plug in one or more criteria and the solution brings back the exact information you are looking for at that moment. Compelling!
Web Content Management – automatic conversion and rendering of content to one or more web viewable formats – on multiple websites within your company. No longer have to wait for an IT resource to review, convert and post your content. Irresistible!
Records Management – Automatic retention and disposition of content based upon your corporate file plan. Fantastic!
Similar benefits and returns exist for collaboration and digital asset management.
But don’t you think IPM’s value proposition is the easiest to understand? Particularly for end users.
The Aberdeen Group published in 2008 a study in its E-Payables Benchmark Series: Imaging & Workflow detailing the differences between manual vs. electronic invoice processing costs for Accounts Payable. Findings have been detailed below:
Average manual per invoice processing costs:
Purchase Order-based invoices: $20.30
Non Purchase Order-based invoices: $21.10
Other invoices: $21.30
Average electronic per invoice processing costs:
Purchase Order-based invoices: $12.60
Non Purchase Order-based invoices: $14.00
Other invoices: $12.40
Customers understand these numbers. Not a lot of gray here. Real benefit is improved speed related to Accounts Payable cycle time. Let’s say you could reduce the Accounts Payable cycle by twenty (20) days. That would certainly be significant.
What do you think?