Don’t Break the Bank: 10 Easy Steps to Overcome Automation Barriers for SMBs

In a recent survey conducted by IDC, 45% of CIOs and senior IT executives stated that one of their top three objectives is to “create competitive advantage for the business.” Nowadays, IT leaders are asked to deliver more and more. More reliability. Faster responsiveness. Greater flexibility. They are expected to leverage digital transformation to create disruption. […]


Cracking the Code: Roadmap for Faster, Smarter Data and Analytics Modernization

One of the biggest assumptions database architects can make is to think “If I build it, they will come.” This holds true, especially in a platform modernization initiative. The future state architecture must provide technological capabilities, which tightly align with business initiatives and strategic direction. This is accomplished by incorporating your organization’s strategic objectives. The […]


Distilling Intelligent Automation

The pandemic is compelling organizations to aggressively explore technology-driven automation, as they look to offset operational and financial challenges. For many, bots have been used to automate high-volume, repetitive and simple processes. But the scope and complexity of what can be tackled remains limited. Automating the type of processes that have historically been the province of knowledge workers has remained […]


5 Actionable Steps to Improve Your Company’s Candidate Experience

Empathy. Compassion. Decency. Common courtesy. These are words and phrases used in many social media posts describing key missing ingredients in a jobseeker’s candidate experience. Do you bake empathy as a core value in your hiring initiative, recruiting program or talent acquisition leadership approach? Are we failing as employers to account for this necessary element? […]


Microservices: Retiring the Monolith

If you operate in a dynamic market segment, if you’re facing competition, if speed, agility and time-to-market are important to the success of your organization, or if you have big plans and scalability is a priority, then the microservices architecture is the right way to go. Consider that Amazon, Facebook and Google have run microservices […]


Digital Workplaces: Drive Employee Productivity

COVID-19 has presented an existential threat to many businesses, with the unrelenting requirement that many employees be confined to home-bound work settings. Working from home is no longer the anomaly. But it’s the “new normal,” which requires a work setting that’s equal to or better than in-office environments. At-home employees are working harder than ever. […]


Digital Technology: Lessons Learned from the 2020 Election, and 3 Things You Can Do About It

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] Know This Regardless of your political leaning, the recent general election was a true test of […]


Microsoft Teams Helps Manage Business Projects and Crises

Good news. Microsoft Teams continues to expand its footprint of value. The business communications platform, and part of the Microsoft 365 family, is more relevant than ever. The use of Teams is increasing. Particularly since organizations have been confronted by the most recent health challenge. This has forced them to build up armies of remote […]


Automate Automation: Get More Bang from Bots

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] Know This Every business leader is thinking about digital transformation and how to use automation for […]


Why Business Leaders Embrace Low-Code or No-Code

At this point, there’s no going back to a pre-pandemic normal. With this realization, business leaders feel under pressure to modernize their digital experiences for a distributed workforce and loyal customers. Accelerating software development to provide these experiences is crucial. But business leaders are up against lagging timelines that endanger sustainability, thanks to resource gaps […]