Remote Working Tips from an All Remote Team

Remote Working Tips from an All Remote Team

Amid the coronavirus scare this year, it appears remote working is the new way that everyone across the globe is working. Remote working as a team is not new to us, but it’s exciting to see companies who are not used to working remotely figure out what that means for each of their teams and…

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…

What We Do at Bento

What We Do at Bento

We work with organizations who want to be better. That’s a lot in one statement, but overall the people we help have a problem and need help working through exactly what that solution should be. That’s where we come in.

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…

Bento team: Why is there so much Japanese culture in the Bento brand?

Bento team: Why is there so much Japanese culture in the Bento brand?

Konichiwa! Arigatou! These are two greetings & salutations you may see as you use Bento Systems. What do those words even mean? What is their specific purpose? Konichiwa and arigatou mean “hello” and “thank you” in Japanese. The Bento brand name itself is Japanese. Bento was built on a custom back-end framework called Pagoda. The…

What is Bento Systems?

Bento Systems is enterprise-class business management software, at a price that any business can afford. So what does that really mean? Enterprise-class? Not too long ago, we used to build custom software to solve specific problems. At least what we thought were specific problems. As it turns out, most of the problems a single business…

Make Work Life Easier for You and Your Team

Customize workflows for your business how YOU want to. One of the features in the Bento software system that helps with project management is the ability to set up customizable workflows for an organization. In the ‘Admin’ area of Bento you are able to create multiple workflow types and customize those to how you do business.…

From the corporate world to a software startup: How I got started

From the corporate world to a software startup: How I got started

Go to school, get a good job My personal story starts out like many older millennials as part of the generation who was taught to get good grades, go to college, and get a good job. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree and started working in the corporate world immediately after college for a large company.…