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Welcome to the Green Giant blog where we'll be sharing our insights and advice to help your business grow. 
 
When it comes to project management, scheduling a review at every key stage you reach ensures your hard work is not for nothing. After all, most projects fail because they are not reviewed at regular review points throughout the lifecycle of the project. 
 
This is specifically important in the IT department. Working with technology can get expensive at the start of the business life cycle, and it’s important to input cost effective reviews to keep change from being impossible. From initial concept to delivery at key stages, any project your enterprise is working on should be reviewed, to ensure it is still on target to meet the objectives and the benefits that were identified at the beginning of the project. 
 
 
 
Whether you run a business, you’re a new employee, or you’ve been working for an organisation for several years, you may have come across people insinuating that they have used the same methods and relied on the same guidelines for an age. 
 
If you’re used to hearing the words ‘we’ve always done it like that,’ this is a surefire sign that it’s time for a change. Modern-day businesses face different challenges, and it’s essential to aim for continuous improvement. 
 
Resting on your laurels can cost your customers, affect your reputation and prevent you from competing with rivals. If you don’t progress, you could also be missing out on more efficient and cost-effective ways of working. 
 
 
 
Technology plays an invaluable and unavoidable role in every business operating in the world today. 
 
No matter the scale of the company in question, there are always going to be a range of technological aids and techniques which are being employed as a means of ensuring that the business operates smoothly. But because of the speed at which these things develop and change, you need to make sure that you are still doing things in the best, most appropriate way possible. 
 
That means changing your approaches, your skillset and your assumptions in the face of a more collaborative technological age. Let’s look at this in some detail. 
 
 
 
Every project is a challenge and throws up its own unique challenges and problems that have to be overcome. That’s why every project you complete gives you a chance to learn lessons that you can carry forward and use to your advantage on future projects. It’s something that’s so often missed by teams in all kinds of industries, but that can be changed.  
 
Here’s what you need to know about learning lessons from historical projects. 
 
 
 
An SME is only ever as successful as its own processes. After all, in many cases, your processes are all that separates you from your competitors. If you run a business, your USP isn’t necessarily what you do so much as how you do it. It’s your processes that provide the bare bones on which the customer or client experience is built.  
 
Carry on reading to learn more 
 
Do you ever feel like you can’t see the wood for the trees? Does the fate of your business ever feel like it’s been left to the whims of chance? Do you ever feel like, no matter how hard you try to maintain control of your business’ operations, marketing strategy and cash flow, you’re sitting atop a bucking bronco waiting for the inevitable moment when it throws you loose? 
 
The role of IT in business has evolved in a very significant manner over the past 30 years, not least over the last decade. Virtually all companies now utilise and heavily rely on IT in a very big way. 
 
Unfortunately, many of them continue to follow the outdated protocol of running their IT infrastructure as a separate entity. In today’s climate, it simply HAS to be embedded within the company’s DNA. 
 
Picking a trusted partner is vital - choosing one that will benefit your business in a similar way to a business partner is imperative to your success. Here at Green Giant Consulting, we go the extra mile to ensure that our customers are more than names and numbers on spreadsheets. We want to get to know our clients, overdeliver, and collaborate while maintaining high levels of communication. 
 
How do we keep our promises where other consulting firms fail? We do it by focusing on adding value. Carry on reading to learn more 
 
As your business continues to develop, it can be a challenge to keep track of your original small business goals. When you first emerge onto the market, you will likely be working with a comparatively small customer base. At this point, it’s a lot easier to ensure that you are providing a quality service with an excellent level of customer support and interaction. However, that changes as your business expands. 
As an entrepreneur, you always want to keep up to date with what your consumers and other businesses want. In the current world of modern business, people expect the Amazon experience. More and more businesses and consumers are expecting the ability to submit orders electronically and track them online. It’s become increasingly commonplace to send delivery confirmations, invoices, and all other transactions online as opposed to relying on traditional postal options. The process is called electronic data interchange (EDI), and employing EDI could give you a competitive advantage over your rivals. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of using EDI for your business. 
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