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Kevin Kehoe

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The Magic of January 1st Software Changes

 

If someone were to ask you the best time to implement new software, what would you say?

You might like the vast majority of business owners answer January 1st.  And that wouldn't be wrong....  years ago.

But today that's no longer really true.  January 1 marks the beginning [...]

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Top Mobile Apps for Landscape Contractors

 

The landscaping and snow management industries are always "on the go". Salespeople, production teams, and managers are in the field on job sites. Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have allowed these people to take their work with them and operate remotely [...]

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Crew Mobile Software for the Field

At some time in the future you will be adopting an electronic crew management and tracking application.

 

The reasons are simple and important.  First, the application will reduce the administrative work required to manage payroll.  Second, the application will reduce [...]

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Should I Design My Own Landscape Management Software?

This is a question many companies consider.  Whether designing a custom system from the code up to the user interface (UI), or "customizing" a system by linking together different applications, they will do so for several reasons.

Why Design Your Own?

You're a large company 

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Deploying Landscape Management Software as a Team

In the military, deployment means to spread the troops out strategically, to be ready. It encompasses all activity from home station through their destination.

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Is it Hard to Switch Landscape Management Software?

 

As the leader of your company, you’ve experienced change often.  Situations like moving to a new facility, hiring different managers, switching brands of equipment, or even just changing the time of a standing meeting are all changes that can create stress within an [...]

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Will the Software I Buy Need Replacing in a Few Years?

 

Management Tips - Simple Answers

This is the third in a series. Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2.

The answer is no - at least not if you choose the right software "partner." In today’s market, it is much important to buy into the right partner than it is to buy the [...]

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What's Your Story?

 

Everyone has a story.

Some stories are truly compelling … like the story of Christmas, for example. If a story of hope and possibility is not compelling, what is? That is perhaps why all these centuries later we still celebrate this story. Some stories are more mundane, [...]

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Who's Driving Your Software Purchase Decisions?

Remember using these? If you do, you might not be the best person to make your company's software decisions.

If you want to recruit top employees, you need to take a hard look at the software you’re using. Potential employees will elect to work for companies that provide the [...]

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Winning - And Why We Play to Win

With the 2018 Winter Olympics fast approaching, we're reminded of the cornerstone of competition: we play to win. This seems like a simple idea, but it's often misunderstood. The point of any game is to win. 

“But Kevin, what about ‘It’s not whether you win or lose, but how [...]

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