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Why Software Projects Fail

Why Software Projects Fail

According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), 32% of project failures are attributed to inaccurate requirements gathering and management. This is especially the case with complex, long-term projects, since 40.4% of projects contain more than 500 requirements. Beyond requirements management, and in the context of software project development, there are many reasons as to why…

Infographic: Vine videos

Infographic: Vine videos

Most small business owners now know of and have had some experience with Twitter. It’s probably the most immediate and effective medium that any small business can use to announce their latest special offers or to increase engagement with their customers. But how much do you know about Vine, the video sharing app that was…

5 traits of business owners that can make it difficult for them to be good managers

5 traits of business owners that can make it difficult for them to be good managers

As the owner of a business you must have some entrepreneurial spirit. But as your business grows and you employ people to drive your business forward it is important to understand that some of the traits that helped you to drive your new business forward are not necessarily the traits that will help you manage…

Top 5 Tips for Strategic Hiring

Top 5 Tips for Strategic Hiring

Unless you are hiring someone as part of a strategic plan to improve your business in the long-term, actually hiring them at all might be a mistake. Too often, people are brought into a business and their presence just makes things worse rather than improving things. Here are our Top 5 Tips for being more…

Money: Quote of the Week

Money: Quote of the Week

“These companies have money thrown at them. And that’s good, but it’s also dangerous. It’s good because it allows them to do big things, and it is dangerous because companies who have too much money don’t have the market discipline of learning to operate with the money that they bring in as part of their…

Client Personality Calculator

Client Personality Calculator

Here is some interactive fun for the weekend. If you work as a freelancer or contractor, have you ever wondered how your personality is compatible with (or conflicts with) your clients? The folks at Hiscox have developed a cool app that allows you to answer some questions about your personality and the personality of your…

Christmas for Entrepreneurs

Christmas for Entrepreneurs

Depending on their line of work, the festive period can either be the quietest or the busiest time of year for an entrepreneur. If your business primarily serves as a supplier to other businesses that shut down during the holidays, you’ll not have much choice but to also close your business too. That’s not usually…

Infographic: Startup Myths

Infographic: Startup Myths

One of the reasons this blog began nearly eight years ago was to combat some of the misinformation and half-truths that continually pop up when people are talking about business ownership. Perhaps the most important of these is the misconception that you need to get a loan from the bank or elsewhere in order to…

More Enterprise Rockers events incoming for Hertfordshire

More Enterprise Rockers events incoming for Hertfordshire

Try to take some time over the festive period to do a little bit of informal networking. You never know who you might meet and what you might learn! For those in the Hertfordshire area of the UK there are two upcoming Enterprise Rockers networking events at the WinWeb Hub in Letchworth. Entrance is free…

Infographic: Charitable Causes

Infographic: Charitable Causes

Many small businesses like to support charities if their budget allows it. But if you don’t already have a personal affiliation to a particular charity, how do you pick the right for you? There are approximately 1.4 million nonprofit organisations in the US and nearly a million of them are charities, so there are a…

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