Avoid Pitfalls in Vendor Selection

You saw software do something your organization cannot do today but should do soon. What do you do? Capterra blog details how technology is changing how churches connect with its members. As a result, faith-based organizations are adopting and leveraging technology-centric tools and services. To better engage their communities. Avoid the potential for poor decision-making and costly mistakes when selecting and procuring vendors. Follow these tips. 1. Adopt the mantra of trust but verify.  If you can’t exploit a tool it might as well not exist. Software offerings maybe built on older data models. Containing code that is difficult for rewriting applications. Be circumspect of vendor participation in…

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Healing the Blockchain

While blockchain-inspired technologies are slowly progressing, the full-blown Blockchain suffers from functional flaws and is hindered by a religious belief that decentralization be positively superior to centralization.

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Is AI needed to cure this existential business crisis? (Part 2)

Reading time: 6 minutes  Kohl’s, Walmart and Trader Joe’s stories add more perspective and depth to my earlier analysis of how BestBuy survived the Amazon threat. None of these four success stories could be described as AI strategies even though many aspects of some of these firms’ business strategies benefitted from the use of AI technology.

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The CRM Mobius Strip

  CRM is still grappling with the problems it tried to solve in 1995. Is CRM just an expensive mobius strip? CRM Challenges  Look at the top challenges CRM and CE professionals are grappling with today. What do you see?

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