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August 5, 2016

You’ve Chosen Business Software, Now What? The Importance of Training

by Colin Quinn

So you’ve made the tough choice, selected your software, implementation is now underway and you are shortly due to go live. So much to organize and prepare for and often the most critical and overlooked process of incorporating end-user training is forgotten – arguably the most important piece. Unless your staff are properly trained on using your new software, you cannot expect to reap the full benefits of...

June 24, 2016

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Keyboard Shortcuts in Costpoint

by Colin Quinn

Here are some considerations to encourage you to replace or at least reduce mouse habits and start using shortcut keys extensively..

1.Efficiency
It is generally acknowledged by tech guru's that you can increase your productivity and accomplish more tasks by using the keyboard instead of mouse. In other words, it’s easier and gets your job done faster:). Take for example the task of selecting all the text in...

June 13, 2016

How Employee Software Training Can Help Your Company Meet Its Goals

by Colin Quinn

Successful organizations are always searching for more efficient and better ways to reach goals faster. If business development training isn’t number one on your list priorities for this year, then your company could be missing out on crucial business benefits.

Fact: Smarter employees make for more successful businesses. The importance of emerging technology, such as employee software training, lies in...

April 18, 2016

Collect it, store it, crunch it, display it..

by Colin Quinn

Collect it, store it, crunch it, display it…
Big Data and Business Intelligence Dashboards have recently seemed more like a game of candy crush rather than a display that businesses use everyday. This past year, big data finally hit its stride, creating a rift between companies who store it on the shelf and those who use it to innovate their business.

"Shelving" that data for “someday” use or...

March 17, 2016

3 Reasons Why You Should Attend IBM Vision

by Colin Quinn

Apart from enhancing your own skills and knowledge, attending Vision will immensely benefit your organization:



Build new business relationships

Vision 2016 delivers three days packed with opportunities to strengthen your network, exchange ideas with new contacts. Learn about the challenges your peers are facing and what they are doing about it. Create meaningful, long-term business relationships through fun...

March 10, 2016

Brewery applies business insight to boost profitability and retain market dominance

by Colin Quinn

Overview

Since its inception in 1890, San Miguel Brewery Inc (SMB) has grown to become the largest producer of beer in the Philippines. With a portfolio of ten popular beers, SMB champions the San Miguel brand as a subsidiary of San Miguel Corp., the Philippines’ biggest diversified conglomerate.

Business Need

San Miguel Brewery (SMB) sought to maintain its market dominance and improve profitability, but a...

February 8, 2016

Beer Brewer Quenches Thirst with IBM's Predictive Analytics

by Colin Quinn

Here's how 172-year-old beer maker Pabst is using IBM's predictive analytics to reinvent itself..


We've all had a "PBR" at some point, the Pabst Brewing Company which has been around since 1844 has brewed several popular beer brands, but none more notable then Pabst Blue Ribbon.

The 172-year-old beer brewer may have started selling beer in the 19th century, but it hasn't remained trapped in the past...

January 12, 2016

How to choose the best accounting software for your business

by Colin Quinn

Have you ever noticed your employees spend more time managing the books and dealing with cumbersome spreadsheets, then you'd like.. Then accounting software may be the right choice for your business. Streamlining your processes by reducing, or completely eliminating the need to constantly manually re-enter the same data on multiple sources, can save you time, money, and your sanity.

Accounting software is a...

December 1, 2015

Deliver what your customers really want.. Value

by Colin Quinn

Why do we buy things? Purchase's really come down to value. Intelligent businesses recognize and acknowledge this characteristic of customer behavior, whether those customers are other businesses or individual consumers. End users do not simply purchase products; they are investing in value.

As both technology and end-user expectations advance, the means to deliver value also changes. Organizations often...

October 21, 2015

How IBM Cognos Training Pays for Itself

by Colin Quinn

Kinetek is the leading training provider of IBM Cognos. We offer the full range of training solutions for IBM Cognos Business Intelligence at our Training Facility in Reston.

At Kinetek, we understand the critical role education plays in maximizing the value of our clients IBM Cognos software investment. Therefore, we offer comprehensive role-based training courses that enable trainees to quickly master the...

September 9, 2015

New Training Dates for October 2015

by Colin Quinn

Did you miss out on signing up for training in September? No worries, we have posted new dates for the same great courses in October!

Don't miss out again and reserve your seat for our three back-to-back sessions today!



IBM Cognos Query Studio Training - October 19
IBM Report Studio Training - October 20-21
IBM Report Studio Advanced Training - October 22-23

Above is an upcoming schedule of...

August 28, 2015

Why you should Attend Software Training!

by Colin Quinn

Nowadays technology changes every five minutes, especially if you’re in the software industry. Keeping up with the latest trends can be a real challenge when you’re already managing a full-time development or testing job. Whether you’re looking to become an all star with the latest tool your company is implementing, become a smooth operator at an existing tool, or are looking to move up the corporate...

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