Operations Managers: Reduce your Operations Budget & Help your Teams Work Better

Operations Managers: Reduce your Operations Budget & Help your Teams Work Better

Operations managers have it tough sometimes. Your role touches every piece of an organization or team and there is a lot of responsibility in the operations role.  We sort of joke it’s the “catch all” position when a project or task doesn’t clearly fall in a specific team or department it’s the responsibility of the…

CFO’s: Reduce your Software Budget & Gain Peace of Mind for your Data

CFO’s: Reduce your Software Budget & Gain Peace of Mind for your Data

We run across a lot of teams who are utilizing some free software, document files, spreadsheets, file managers and various SAAS products.  Minimize your software spend The average business is operating off of 8 different pieces of software to run their business.  That’s 8 different logins, 8 different bills to pay, and 8 different places…

Get Client Feedback Without Overloading Your Inbox

Get Client Feedback Without Overloading Your Inbox

How often has email communications with clients been a detriment to a project? We have some truly atrocious stories of group email threads with team members and clients to keep everyone on the same page. The ‘reply all’ thread gets muddy really fast. Then the communication both internally and externally gets pretty messy and very…

Meetings Done Right

Meetings Done Right

The one thing most people hate about their work week are unnecessary meetings. We are a remote team, so meetings are how we connect as a team and get things done. We have a few tips up our sleeve on how we make meetings easy to plan, fun, but also impactful. First, we don’t schedule…

11 Benefits of a Cloud Operating System

11 Benefits of a Cloud Operating System

Doing business in the cloud is not new. People all over the world use different pieces of software that live “in the cloud” to work through business processes everyday. But how is that different from a cloud-based operating system? All of your company’s data is stored in a single place; Different teams within an organization…

Time Tracking on Tasks & Projects

Time Tracking on Tasks & Projects

Tracking the amount of time you and your team spend on tasks & projects can make or break your profit margin. This is why we created our Time Tracking app in Bento to help teams properly track time against tasks and project.

Workplace Hacks: Efficiency For The Win

Workplace Hacks: Efficiency For The Win

At a certain point, closing more business can actually do more harm than good. We’ve seen this happen most often when businesses are trying to grow past the $2-$5 Million in revenue mark. You can hustle to $1-$2 Million in revenue, but sustainable growth beyond that point requires new behavior.

Project Templates and Team Templates in Bento Systems Software

Project Templates and Team Templates in Bento Systems Software

How often are you duplicating a task or process you’ve done in your job before? How much easier would it be if you could just click to duplicate a process and have the new project copied? With the templates feature in Bento you can do just that and save time and a ton of work.

Operational Memory: What is it and what are the downfalls?

Operational Memory: What is it and what are the downfalls?

The days of working the same 9-5 for 40+ years seem to be on the path of extinction. Automation and a moderately consistent push to “try something new” means team members might not always stick to one company for their entire career. What does this mean if a valued team member gains plenty of information on their work responsibilities and/or their client? How will a company replace such a valued asset if that person leaves? No matter what, an experienced team member can easily gain strong operational memory during their time in a work position. Companies and businesses need systems to help pass this memory to other team members.