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vendor risk management

How to Avoid a SolarWinds Scenario: A Comprehensive Guide to Vendor Risk Management

In early 2020, networking tool vendor SolarWinds fell victim to a sophisticated large-scale cyberattack. And according to The New York Times, the breach affected over 250 companies and government organizations. The extensive list included: Microsoft Intel The Pentagon The Justice Department...

October 20, 2021 in
business automation

Business Automation Basics + 5 Ways Companies Drive Growth

Henry Ford introduced the Model T to consumers in 1908. It was a simple, dependable, and affordable car. Still, Ford wasn’t satisfied because he thought the Model T could be better and more affordable. He wanted Model Ts to be so mass-produced that everyone could own one. Ford would need...

October 7, 2021 in
vendor management

6 Best Practices to Power Your Vendor Management Process

Between managing your team and managing your business finances, managing your IT vendors might be the last thing on your mind. If it is on your mind, it may be on the back-burner. “It’s not important right now,” you might even say. The fact is that not managing your...

August 23, 2021 in
remote onboarding

Remote Onboarding 101: The Ultimate Strategy & Checklist

For most hiring managers, recruiting talent can be one of the most expensive yet rewarding activities when growing their business. After all, your workforce is responsible for driving and supporting your company’s goals. Ultimately, they’re an investment in your company’s...

saas agreements

SaaS Agreements: 11 Key Areas to Review + 5 Negotiation Tips

Contracts are a necessary part of the business process, albeit sometimes a necessary evil. When done right, however, all parties are happy. But if done wrong, they can be costly. For example, bad contracts can lead to litigation, and with litigation comes diverted resources and focus. Put...

August 4, 2021 in
enterprise license agreements

What are Enterprise License Agreements (ELAs)?

SaaS solutions are prolific in the business world. Blissfully’s 2020 SaaS Trends Report found that app usage continued to rise 30% year over year in companies of all sizes from 2018 to 2019 — not to mention where we are today in 2021. This explosion has made it difficult for companies...

August 4, 2021 in