Elegant MicroWeb worked with a U.S.-based global supplier of specialty chemicals to the antiperspirant, water treatment and paper industries. The business has three manufacturing facilities (including one offshore) with a global distribution network in more than 35 countries. Elegant MicroWeb worked with the business team to develop and implement a material management system to provide material visibility for inbound receipts, order processing, storage, dispatch and shipping.###Details >
Not so long ago, Google published an article that revealed some interesting facts - and, if you are selling products and services online, you will want to take note of these facts! The Google research reveals that a mere half a second added to the load time for a search results page may erode your traffic and your advertising revenue by as much as 20%.So, what does that tell us, exactly? This research and recent research by Amazon and other major online retailers reveals that online customers and prospects are more sensitive than ever to speed, accessibility and availability of information. Want more evidence of the importance of performance optimization?###Details >
Add 100th of a millisecond to your load time and your sales will decrease by 1%
Add 1 second to the expected 2-second page load time and 40% of users will abandon the site or pageWhether you are considering the success of your web site, your pay-per-click marketing campaigns or your internet marketing and social media marketing, you need to accommodate the expectations of your site visitors, followers and prospects or your business will not succeed in its online sales initiatives.
I have friends in the business and technology community who think that offshore outsourcing is like playing Russian Roulette. What I tell them is that, if they are careful about partner selection, they will get what they need. One of the most critical issues for offshore outsourcing services is delivery models. If your your partner has flexible service delivery models, you will be happier with the services. What you DON’T want is a vendor who is only available during the business hours in their time zone.What if your vendor is in India and you are in the U.S. or the U.K.? Are you willing to waste precious days waiting for an answer to a voicemail or an email? Are you willing to work at arm’s length, or do you want to talk directly to your vendor, on the phone or in person? Does your service provider offer flexible delivery models to meet long-term and short-term needs for projects and/or ongoing support?###Details >