Have you ever tried creating a Facebook group or mass e-mail to discuss and plan an upcoming event? Whether you’re planning a surprise birthday party or a large corporate gathering, you probably already know that collaborative scheduling can be extremely time-consuming and exhausting. If you’re the one organizing it you know there are major problems when it comes to finding the right time, right place and managing all the responses.
05 Dec 2012
We all know how hard it is to coordinate schedules with a person who is so busy he just seems to never sleep. But it can be just as challenging to try to get a group of, say, three or four people together at the same place, on the same date, at the same time – even if these people are your close family. Now consider trying to coordinate a corporate sized get-together involving hundreds of people. All of these situations call for a common tool that can help you coordinate schedules. LetsMeetAtJoes (LMAJ) from eoMediaGroup is going to be that tool.
24 Nov 2012
We’ve all been there; you’re trying to plan a get-together with a handful of friends, co-workers or relatives. You’re the designated go between who has to juggle everyone’s schedules, preferences and whims. You’re finding a location that everyone can get to (and wants to come to), you’re calling and texting back and forth to verify the scheduling, and wracking your brain to make sure you remembered everyone and all the while just trying to stay sane. At this point in the scheduling process, you’re wondering, “why am I doing this again?”
Unfortunately, with all of the technological advancements available to us, all the social networks and plethora of web options how do you find the single solution that is flexible enough to work for a small group of 3 or your association of 500?
There are plenty of software engineers with great ideas and platforms to sell to customers who would use them. But that means the stakes are high for startup SaaS (Software as a Service) companies. Here are some tips for success.
1. Hold Leaders Accountable.It’s important for a leader to understand the SaaS as a relationship-building business rather than simply a piece of software. The leader then needs to understand what the life cycle of the business will look like. How the company’s metrics will evolve and how he or she can instill responsibility along the way for those metrics.2. Know What Your Customer Want. To be successful, the SaaS needs to really understand what their customer wants. As a product that’s quickly developed and delivered to the customer, it also has high competition with other startups and brand names like Amazon.com or Google.
05 Nov 2012
Paul, Sarah, Jose, and Tatiana are trying to schedule a time to go to a movie. The movie theater shows the movie at 4:00, 6:30, and 9:00 Monday through Friday. Sarah has Yoga Tuesday and Thursday all night. Two people can only do a matinee (4:00) on a weekday. Sarah can do any day, but Friday and Wednesday. And— EEK!
Let me stop you there, because I’m sure this is the kind of problem you thought you were done with when you said farewell to elementary school. But organizing scheduling has become a real world problem.