Teamwork and Good Citizenship Go Hand-in-Hand

December 18, 2020

The winter solstice is almost upon us, bringing the longest night of the year. The whole year has felt a bit like that—full of a darkness that is seemingly endless. Still, many of us have much to be grateful for: calamities averted and people stepping up to help others. Read full story >

Efficiency & Accountability: Two Keys to Nonprofits’ Success

December 8, 2020

Please note: This article has been reproduced from Nonprofit Information. Fundraising is vital to many nonprofits, and today’s organizations have to compete ever more aggressively for donations. Read full story >

Employees Are Paid To Accomplish Something. How Can We Measure Remote Employee Productivity?

December 3, 2020

The pandemic has deprived many of us of the in-person presence of our co-workers. We are increasingly aware of how much we depend on interpersonal interactions to maintain a sense of purpose and well-being. Zoom is great, but at the same time, not good enough. We can’t pretend otherwise: the ... Read full story >

Managing Virtual Workplaces Today Requires Remote Resources Management

November 18, 2020

As providers of time tracking and expense reporting solutions, we at DATABASICS are witnessing first-hand what the COVID-19 pandemic is doing to businesses. The resulting recession’s effects are typical for major downturns: an overall drop in activity with select sectors, like online retail, ... Read full story >

In Unstable Times Such as These, Flexible Systems May Be Your Greatest Strength

November 5, 2020

Engineers know that a flexible foundation is key to building earthquake-resistant structures. Today’s business environment has become like an earthquake zone – prone to tremors of disruptive competition and economic uncertainty. To protect your organization, you need to follow the guidance of the ... Read full story >

Daylight Saving Time Creates a Mini Y2K Crisis Twice a Year

October 23, 2020

On Sunday, November 1, in the wee hours of the morning (to me, 2 a.m. is definitely “wee”), many of us will turn our clocks back an hour. This reverses what we did on March 8th. Unfortunately, not having learned our lesson, we will start Daylight Saving Time (DST) all over again next year. Read full story >