Service: the ‘Other’ Spoke in the Economic Wheel

When looking at the pieces of any economy you can break it down into different parts or segments.   All unique pieces when put together complete an economy, however, fulfilling different purposes.  To keep things simple, we’re going to look at the economy from two sides – goods and services.   Goods are products that can be touched or consumed that are created by […]

Setting Goals / KPI’s for your Purchasing Department

Establish, monitor, and follow department goals / KPI’s It is the start of the new year. You have most likely made some New Year’s resolutions for your personal life, but have you made any goals in your professional life? In our business, we have the opportunity to work with many different clients and we often […]

Software Isn’t the Most Important Thing.

For SMEs, the most important aspect of choosing an ERP software is NOT just the software. I recently had the opportunity of remodeling five bathrooms over two years. The first year, I contracted with a large company to remodel two bathrooms simultaneously. I was impressed with their slick sales presentation, resources, and endless promises of […]

How to Stay Focused While Working from Home

While the United States continues to open back up, many workers are still working from home. Working from home has its advantages, as well as its disadvantages. While working from home helps to keep yourself (and others) safe, it allows for getting distracted more easily and feeling isolated.  Your home/living space isn’t always the ideal […]

Disaster Recovery and Backup Strategy

It’s always a good practice to plan for the unknown, or if you’re somewhat pessimistic by nature you would probably plan for the worst-case scenario.  There is comfort in knowing that no matter what happens you are prepared.  Many of us apply these practices to our daily life but what about our work life?  I’m sure many of us […]

How LBSi Is Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic

The effects of the COVID-19 Virus continue on and we are learning that this is the “new normal”. We are all learning every day how to cope with the pandemic and the new normal.  With this in mind, we must beat this together and in doing so: Products must be manufactured Warehouses need to stock […]

5 Things to Consider When Working from Home

COVID-19 has impacted and changed our lives forever. Companies were forced to convert many of their staff to work from home. This change came up so quickly that you may not have considered the following as you scrambled to set up your users with the ability to work remotely: Firewalls With all or most of […]

SAP Business One Partner

From sales and customer relationships to financials and operations, SAP Business One application provides an affordable, comprehensive solution for managing your entire business.  With SAP Business One, businesses can streamline operations, act on time-sensitive and complete information and accelerate profitable growth.  LBSi has been a proud partner with SAP Business One since 2004 and have […]

2019 Mobile Industry Predictions

William Dudley is seldom incorrect when it comes to his predictions. The mobile industry is ever-changing; what was once consisted of mobile operators and devices has changed to servicing a number of technologies, trends, channels, regulations and more. 2019 just began and has already altered the mobile industry. Last week, Apple issued revenue warnings regarding […]