5 Things Keeping Small & Medium Company Owners Up at Night

Small & medium business owners in the Middle East are all very optimistic at the growth opportunities and potential present in the region, but due to ...

Top 5 Benefits of Getting Multiple Solutions From a Single Service Provider

There are a lot of benefits from working with one service provider for all your business solution needs.. You can start using their solutions in a ...

The Travel Essentials For Modern Business People

Travelling is a core requirement for most small & medium companies who work int he services industry. Travelling allows them to extend their reach to ...

The One Thing You Can do Now to Improve Your Company's Performance

The daily huddle is a mandatory 15-minute meeting that can happen either face to face or by conference call including all the key stakeholders of ...

Office 365 - How to be More Productive

Efficient collaboration and communication are vital components in the success of every business.  Luckily, Office 365 makes it easier than ever to ...

Use Technology to Take Your Company Mobile

written by Exceed Team

Efficient collaboration and communication are vital components in the success of every business.  Luckily, Office 365 makes it easier than ever to ...

How Much Does It Cost to Deploy Microsoft Office 365 in a SMB Company in Dubai?

Few things in business are ever truly certain except that technology marches on. There's so many new ways to engage with clients, improve workplace ...

The Cost of Losing Your Data

Losing important internal data has the potential to drive clients away, expose valuable information to malicious individuals and create a seemingly ...

How to Save Money on Your IT Infrastructure in Dubai

If you are like most business owners, you are on the prowl for ways to save money on IT infrastructure in Dubai. IT is becoming increasingly complex ...

Recruiter Tips 101

written by Exceed Team

Recruiting talented professionals requires skill, expertise and talent. While that does sound quite straight forward but it’s something that every ...

Top 4 Challenges You Will Face When Acquiring New IT Solutions

written by Lamis Abusaleh

Organizations can no longer survive without IT. If you’re a startup company, you might depend on Microsoft Office Suite to help you with word and ...

Employee Engagement- Why It Matters

written by Exceed Team

Employees are the main key to any organization’s success, so it’s important to invest time, effort and resources in them and for them. If your ...

The Problem with Strategy

written by Nihal Salem

For many organizations, strategy is synonymous with organizational objectives, goals, or even their business plan. It is something organizations ...

A New Way To Think About Business Intelligence

written by Kara Zachariah

One of the biggest buzz words in IT trends over the past few years has been Self-Service Business Intelligence. While it may not be new, especially ...

How an Online Invoicing System Can Help You Improve Your Relationship With Your Suppliers

written by Exceed Team

One of the many challenges faced by business today is that of supplier relationship management. Payment practices are often an indicator of an ...

Why Blame the Accounts Payable?

Daniel, a successful operations director, joined a multinational organization 3 years ago and has been failing to achieve his target. His dependence ...

Best Invoicing Software for Small and Medium Businesses

written by Exceed Team

 In business, the accounting field has seen a rise in productivity as accounting professionals begin using some of the best invoicing software for ...

3 KPIs That Bridge the Gap Between Employer and Employee

written by Ahmad Chayati

It's Friday morning. After a short walk I headed to the gym for a yoga and breathing session. However, this session didn’t conform to its usual flow. ...

3 KPIs to End the Employee-Employer Battle

written by Ahmad Chayati

The truth about Employee and Employer relationship in the absence of the main 3 measurable KPI When people take photos with a celebrity; they don’t ...

Future Sales - It’s Mixed with Marketing

written by Ahmad Chayati

Can a company cut costs, bring more sales, shorten the growth cycle, and increase profit? What if I tell you that this is very possible with ...

Results vs. Efforts and the Communications Gap

written by Hanadi Saidawi

If you are a manager, then you’ve had at least one difficult and uncomfortable conversation with an employee regarding their performance.  Usually, ...

5 Minutes For Invoice Process Automation

written by Wissam El Rifai

The process of receiving incoming suppliers’ invoices can be very complex, depending on how suppliers send them. Suppliers usually send invoices ...

Digital Learning: Chicken or the Egg Dilemma

written by Nihal Salem

For IT professionals in the Gulf region, 2018 was almost unequivocally the year of digital learning. Instantly after Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid ...

Digital Transformation and Process Automation

written by May Abdullah

We have been in the IT business long enough to know what’s trending and what’s become a thing of the past. And now that it’s the era of digital ...

A Customer's Story With Process Automation

written by May Abdullah

It’s the start of a new fiscal year and the IT Department are very positive and optimistic of what lies ahead. Budgets secured and approved? Check. ...

The Five Essential Building Blocks for Continuous Performance Management

written by Hanadi Saidawi

Your employees are your most valuable assets. You want to keep them motivated, passionate about their jobs and productive enough to help you achieve ...

The Content You Want vs The Content You Need

written by Nihal Salem

In my last blog I talked about the dilemma of whether you should work on your e-Learning library first, or the content. I debated that the library ...

Three Myths About Performance Management

written by Hanadi Saidawi

Throughout our work with several organizations to help automating their strategy execution and performance management processes, we’ve encountered ...

Who Said You Need to be a Consultant to Define the Employee's Most Important 3 KPIs - [Part One]

written by Ahmad Chayati

How do you think and not what you think. Let us visualize the work environment as a flag marathon; a team consisting of runners and their supporting ...

Exceeders Level Up Manager-Employee Relations by Launching iDenedi

written by Exceed Team

It’s here - the future of smart team collaboration. This news comes as no surprise, given that iDenedi app has been a product of Exceeders for the ...

Personalizing Banking Sales and Increasing Customer Conversion Rates

The capabilities and potential of Artificial Intelligence are huge. They are the most evident in the banking and finance field. The real benefit is ...

100% of Your Supplier Invoices Will be Received Through ISP

written by Wissam El Rifai

During a meeting with one of our customers, where the account payable and procurement team were both present an issue arose. The account payable team ...

Speed Up Customer Onboarding and Conversions With AI Powered Chatbots

We saw in a previous blog post the power of Artificial intelligence in enhancing customer insights. Using these customer insights, AI can help in ...

How to Measure Performance When Goals are not SMART

written by Hanadi Saidawi

Setting up your performance management system is a complex process that requires a huge amount of time and effort, and the involvement of multiple ...

Who Said You Need to be a Consultant to Define the Employee's Most Important 3 KPIs - [Part Two]

written by Ahmad Chayati

Handing the flag - Purpose of Hire Factors are fallings into place now. We defined our race path, staring with the customer relationship team. The ...

Four Applications Forming the Base of Company Transformation

written by Ahmad Chayati

In a previous blog, we talked about how organizations are striving to transform the way they do their business digitally. For them to successfully ...

Delivering Products Vs Projects

written by May Abdullah

In a previous blog, we talked about how organizations are striving to transform the way they do their business digitally. For them to successfully ...

Business Strategy Expectations vs Reality

written by SimpleStrata Team

When creating a business strategy, considering expectations against reality can be challenging. The management team is tasked with integrating all ...

0 Errors in Receiving Your Supplier Invoices

written by Wissam El Rifai

In the typical scenario involving the supplier receiving the invoices, the former is usually given priority to submit invoices to initiate the ...

Why Should Employee Measures Not Be Evaluated Equally? [Part 1 – It’s just not accurate!]

written by Hanadi Saidawi

In a previous post on the 3 Myths About Performance Management, we discussed the Symmetry Myth, where performance specialists tend to measure ...

Why Intranets Fail?

written by Nihal Salem

It is January 2019, and like many an optimistic person, IT companies like us make up their list of resolutions. Much like the ‘lose more weight – eat ...

Data ownership: Why You Need to Protect Your Data and Applications

written by StemeXe Team

Data ownership is a widely overlooked topic that can have a massive impact on your organization. Here below, you learn why you need to be concerned ...

Why You Don’t Need Expensive Digital Transformation Consulting Services to Thrive

written by StemeXe Team

Want to transform your organization digitally? You might think digital transformation consulting services are the right way to go. But think ...

Is Office Software Enough These Days?

written by StemeXe Team

The way we work is changing quickly. So you might be asking yourself: Is Office software enough these days? You’re in the right place. Today, we’ll ...

Software Guarantee: How to Make Sure You Get a Great ROI

written by StemeXe Team

What’s the problem with software these days? Simple: Most software vendors and software providers are only interested in selling their solutions ...

How to Find the Right Software and Save More With Digital Transformation

written by StemeXe Team

But to get there, you need to find the right software. Here below, I show you how to do just that so your company can be more productive. Ready to ...

Functions That Every Organization Needs to Automate

written by May Abdullah

Transforming your organization towards being more efficient and effective is the main drive for improving how you run your business. If we assess how ...

Why Should Employee Measures Not Be Evaluated Equally? | [Part 2 – Design Your Goal Achievement Journey]

written by Hanadi Saidawi

In my previous post [Link to Post], we talked about the importance of differentiating employees’ performance measures based on their importance, to ...

Why Should Employee Measures Not Be Evaluated Equally? | [Part 3 – Different Types of Results]

written by Hanadi Saidawi

This part is the third and last of the post series: Why Should Employee Measures Not Be Evaluated Equally. Please follow below links to read the ...

Choosing the Right Software? Don’t Take a Leap of Faith

written by StemeXe Team

One of the most prominent mistakes organizations make when choosing the right software for themselves? Buying and renewing their licensing agreements ...

DISRUPTIVE FINTECH CLEARED AN ENTIRE WORKFLOW IN A FEW SECONDS!

written by Exceed Team

Exceeders interview with a member of the Accounts Payable Department at an MNC I'm finding it hard to understand what an invoice management software ...

Leap of Faith

written by Ahmad Chayati

I have witnessed many organizations buying and renewing their licensing agreements from international vendors, without gaining any value from it. ...

Know Your Moneys Worth

written by Ahmad Chayati

I have witnessed many organizations buying and renewing their licensing agreements from international vendors, without using it. This always led me ...

Vendors and Suppliers Might Not be Your Partners

written by eXceedersTeam

A partnership is when two or more people or companies work together as partners. The definition of being a partner is clear- we either win together ...

Are Traditional Employment Contracts Fair to Both the Employer and Employee?

written by Ahmad Chayati

Most employment contracts still based on the number of hours that employees spend working. Pay and deductions are based on attendance, regardless of ...

Four Crucial Steps to Help Employers and Employees Sign Better Agreements

written by Ahmad Chayati

In my previous blog, I shed light on the importance of changing the terms of engagement between employee and employer. However, both parties might be ...

Effective Software: How to Transform Your Company

written by StemeXe Team

How can effective software transform your company? The thing is: How can useful software transform your company? The thing is: Thanks to digital ...

Is Legacy Office Software Enough These Days?

written by StemeXe Team

Jobs never actually change; it’s how we do them that changes. A good example of this is documenting things in companies. Verified information has ...

Software ROI: How to Make Sure Your Software Delivers Value

written by StemeXe Team

Want to Know if You’re Getting the Best Software ROI? Good call. Too often, organizations end up with software they don’t use. Here’s what you need ...

Technology Adoption Programs Guarantee Organizations’ Transformation Success

written by Ahmad Chayati

Innovation is defined as solving a problem that many people face in a new way.  In the past, the challenge was creating good software, and the ...

Why Companies are Shifting to Product-Based Development in 2019

written by Sprintat Team

As businesses continue to supercharge their application life-cycle and rapid app development becomes glued to modern IT frameworks, these shifts are ...

5 More Ways Business Owners Can Grow Their Business in 2019

written by Sprintat Team

It would be nice if business growth happened organically, but in most cases, any organic growth business experience happens slowly, which is why ...

Create Effective Supplier Collaboration with iDenedi

written by Ahmad Chayati

Today, with quickly shifting business environments, the success of organizations depends on excellent collaboration between every single level of the ...

How to Get More Social Media Engagement and Leads

written by Ahmad Chayati

Want to get more visibility for your company? But you know how it is… You don’t have the social media follower counts to get more social media ...

How IT Managers can Transform Their Organizations by Using Product Development vs Traditional Project Management

written by Sprintat Team

IT managers are playing a bigger role than ever before in how a business is run and its ultimate success. One of the questions many IT managers have ...

Analysing Companies Who've Made the Shift to Third-Generation Agile Product Development

written by Sprintat Team

Businesses interested in experiencing growth have turned their attention to product development. The development of new products helps breathe new ...

How Can You Focus on the Right Customer?

written by Wesam Haboub

The Challenge and How It Should Be Solved Not all customers are created equally, companies today are dealing with customers through multiple ...

Quick Tips for Choosing the Right Performance Management Tool

written by Hanadi Saidawi

Strategy teams and performance specialists are usually responsible for communicating performance measures to employees and making sure they are ...

You Are Making Yourself Vulnerable

written by Nihal Salem

Is your privacy a part of your online security? After all, it’s getting harder than ever to keep personal information secure and private. And if the ...

Alumni Management Software: The Best Way to Connect with Your Alumni

written by Ahmad Chayati

At your university, you probably have thousands of alumni who you want to be able to keep in touch with and keep engaged. However, well over 90% of ...

What to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Dealership Management System?

written by isystems

The decision to buy a dealership management system is no small feat. The automotive business bears many challenges for companies and your software ...

Working With Subcontractors in Construction: Could a Software Solution Improve Project Management?

written by isystems

By subcontracting, your construction company outsources certain types of work to other companies. While this gives you an opportunity to work on more ...

How Does Having a Software Solution Benefit Your Fashion Retail Business?

written by isystems

The competitiveness and long manufacturing times make fashion retail a challenging business to be in. At the same time, massive opportunities exist ...

Five Issues in The Hospitality Business The Right POS System Would Solve

written by isystems

Few other industries are as competitive as hospitality is – the market changes fast and due to the numerous choices available, customers’ ...

Next Best Action: The Role of Machine Learning in Cross-Selling

written by isystems

Now more than ever banks and insurance companies have realized the need for a personalized approach towards each and every client. This lets them ...

Six Advantages To Tech-Enabled Performance Management

written by Hanadi Saidawi

Whether you are running a big organization with hundreds of employees, or a small company with just tens, employee performance is a critical ...

Cutting Through The Digital Noise

written by Nihal Salem

In today’s digital world, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to control communication as an organization. Employees and customers are bombarded ...

How To Find IT-Software: The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Brand Name IT Solutions

written by Ahmad Chayati

Wondering how you can find IT software that works for your needs? The thing is: Most companies end up working with brand name IT solutions. So, what ...

The Cost Of Digital Transformation: How To Stop Overspending

written by Ahmad Chayati

Did you know that you are probably overspending on your organization’s digital transformation? Instead, you could spend less and get more. Here’s ...

Have You Started Buying Enterprise Software Online Yet?

written by Ahmad Chayati

In recent years, companies have seen a sharp rise in online shopping numbers. It is estimated that in 2018 alone, over 2.4 trillion dollars were ...

Which IT Solution Provider Should You Choose? Here’s Why Branded Software Isn’t Always Best

written by Ahmad Chayati

Wondering which IT solution provider you should choose? Here’s the thing: The most straightforward choice might be branded IT services. But those ...

Using Predictive Analytics To Help Improve Customer Service

We live in a relationship-driven world, where the success or failure of any organisation depends on the experience they provide for their customers. ...

The Top 5 Software Solutions Every Company Needs

The goal of any company, regardless of its size, industry, or location, is to generate revenue. To do this, you need to make sure that you have the ...

Why Software Adoption is a Nightmare for Companies That Are Transforming Digitally

written by Ahmad Chayati

Are you struggling with software adoption? No wonder! Most companies that are adopting new digital tools have the same problem. Why is it, and how ...

Digital Transformation in HR: Why Your IT Department Should Do More HR Work

written by Ahmad Chayati

You know how it is: Your enterprise company’s digital transformation is lagging. How do you make sure that your team performs at its best with the ...

5 Ways an Invoicing Software Takes Away Your Accounting Headaches

written by Yamini

Achieving a successful business is not an overnight phenomenon. A lot rests upon the precision and attention to detail that is invested into the ...

Best Invoicing Software for Small Businesses in 2019

written by Yamini

In an earlier article we discussed how a great invoicing tool can take away your accounting headaches and make your life easier! It is great to see ...

What is Technology Adoption and What are its 5 Stages

There is no doubt regarding the tremendous impact technology has on companies around the world. The use of technology have opened up a whole new ...

IT Solution Market Stores Will Have a Big Impact on Organizations as Online Recruitment Sites

written by eXceedersTeam

Did you know that the IT market stores will have the same impact on your growth as online recruitment sites? It’s true. Employees have had a ...

Similarities Between Software Onboarding & Employee Onboarding

written by eXceedersTeam

How can software onboarding be made more effective? Here’s the thing: Employee onboarding and software onboarding share many similarities… And in ...

How to Invest in Software Systems (Don’t Make This Mistake)

written by eXceedersTeam

Want to know what the biggest mistake is when enterprise companies invest in software? After all, enterprises can invest millions in monthly software ...

What are the Benefits of Business Process Automation and Why Your Business Needs it

What is Business Process Automation? Business Process automation refers to the act of using technology to automate repeatable daily tasks. It helps ...

Benefits of getting all your IT solutions from one organization

In the past IT Departments acted as support units for the business facilitating their day to day work and making it easier. But in this connected ...

Introduction to Project Management: Key Concepts

written by Yamini

Project management dates back to the early 1950s in its contemporary form, although its roots date back to the latter years of the 19th century. A ...

How To Find The Right Project Management Tool For Your Business

written by Yamini

There are many choices available when it comes to planning a project. To-do style apps are fantastic for organizing private tasks. But a dedicated ...

5 Technology adoption mistakes that most enterprises make

As we have written before Technology Adoption is crucial in support any organization’s digital transformation journey. Still though the majority of ...

The ultimate checklist for a managed services provider

As we wrote about before technology is moving extremely fast and the role of IT Leaders is shifting from being a cost center to being a key enabler ...

Digital Transformation Cheat Sheet - What to do before starting with Digital Transformation of your organisation

Growing an organization these days is very different from the 20th century. Business is much easier in some areas, but far more complex and extremely ...

The top 4 areas where technology can help improving customer care and satisfaction

In the 21st century consumers have access to vast amounts of data. They are more powerful than ever because they have options. No longer are they ...

Top Digital Transformation Influencers of 2019

written by Yamini

Solely looking at digital transformation spending by organisations around the world should make it clear that it’s here to stay. A forecast by IDC ...

The Myth of Having One Software System (And What to Do Instead)

written by eXceedersTeam

Wondering if you need one single, complex software system for your enterprise company? You probably don’t. You see, software has evolved tremendously ...

What is a minimum viable product and why your organization needs it?

The role of IT leaders is to align their efforts with vision and the strategy of the organization, striving to find and implement the right ...

What is business process improvement and why you need to start it today

You have now started the journey of automating your business processes and have started seeing the tremendous value it brings. However this is just ...

GDPR Checklist For Businesses: A Guideline to Safely Navigate Customer Data

written by Yamini

Since each company is different and the GDPR uses a risk-based approach to data protection, businesses should evaluate their own data collection and ...

GITEX 2019 Preview: What to Expect at GITEX Technology Week

written by Yamini

Gitex 2019 is back after a year, with latest and greatest in the world of technology and business. Top technology enterprises, startups and ...

Why Become a Freelance Sales Agent?

written by Ahmad Chayati

Taking the leap and becoming a freelancer is a no easy decision, but it’s one that more and more people are choosing to make. Some estimates state ...

How to Get Your Skeptical Employees to Adopt New IT Solutions

written by Yamini

So you have invested in a cool new IT technology for your business. All is going great, except...your employees are not using it yet. 😥 Employee ...

Freelance Sales: The Pros and Cons Explained

written by Ahmad Chayati

Today’s employment market is a harsh one. With increasing running costs and consumers rushing to find the lowest prices, many businesses are taking ...

Exceeders at GITEX 2019 in a Review

written by Yamini

GITEX 2019 has finally concluded. We had five power packed days of action, business networking, and meeting new partners and clients. We spent last ...

Six Tips For Successful Technology Adoption

New technologies like mobile devices, smartphone apps, or cloud-based solutions have changed the B2B playing field in the past two decades.  ...