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Winter comes with Fingertip 4.5

What’s better than snowmen, skiing, and a warm fireplace? A Fingertip update of course! As you probably are aware of by now Salesforce has released their newest version, Winter 18’ as their last release of 2017. Many new exciting features for both Fingertip and Salesforce arrived and I hope you are excited, as we are to share this with you. As the wonderful Salesforce application, we are, Fingertip has pushed a product update to continue to offer...

How to build teams set out for success?

One of the most important things for an organization is to create and create teams that drive the organization to meet its goals. Goals can be diverse, but in the end, an organization is measured by financial success. This is why it’s important for leaders to create teams that have the will and drive to take their functions to the next level. One common approach, especially for sales teams is to incentivise this through a bonus...

Decisions make the world go round

In the previous two posts, we looked closer at two major paradigms that are shaping organization theory and well practice at the moment: sociocracy and holacracy. These paradigms both have one thing in common, instead of seeing organizations organized by functions they see organizations as fluid circles that are forming around a specific thing. This particular thing is decisions. Instead of organizing according to functions it’s all about decision centricity. This is because all we do at...

Perception of organizational decision quality varies on different levels

Organizations are increasingly concerned with ways of making better decisions, because an organization’s ability to make high quality decisions is of utmost importance for its success. Consequently, a knowledge worker’s primary deliverable is a good decision, which emphasizes their essential role in producing high quality decisions at all levels of organizations. What contributes to high level of decision quality perceived by knowledge workers? There is limited research available on the topic and a need for a...

How to implement lean ways of working with agile methodologies

In the previous post, we talked a lot about new ways of working and paradigms such as holacracy and sociocracy. The posts had all one thing in common, they all looked to enable organizations to respond to challenges in an agile manner. It’s time to take a closer look at agile and what it means. Unfortunately, often agile is a misused term making it sound fancy to have to change work priorities on any given day,...

Are you neglecting the low hanging fruit of mobile decision making?

You can't ignore the mobile; it is becoming a serious tool for more than basic communication. Your business doesn't just run on a desktop, in an office, on weekdays, from 9-5. Your business is a 24/7 operation, and it needs to be treated as such. Mobile applications allow you to operate with this mentality.   We've learned to communicate, be available, stay on track, log in details, follow progress, look at reports, access, and document information. Accessibility...