Ensuring and maintaining team productivity practices is important for any organization, especially a small and growing team. The biggest part of the equation is each individual team member. Hiring productive employees is the foundation of any team or should be. Here is a list of items I’ve found to be important and have incorporated into [...]
About Marc-BeacomMarc Beacom is one of Datalere's two managing partners. Marc brings over 15 years of business and technical experience to the team and customers. Marc is also an active member of the local technical community and has served five years on the board of two Colorado SQL Server User Groups (Denver and Colorado Springs). He has also volunteered and served on several nonprofit boards including Colorado GiveCamp, Camp To Belong Colorado, PASS (Professional Association of SQL Server), and Mile High Analytics. He also created and organized Mile High Tech Con, a three-day conference for the Denver Metro area and Data Science in DTC, a new meetup group.
Starting a business is easy. Have an idea, some skills, a customer or two, and you are in business. However, growing a business is tough. One thing you’ll learn, is to grow a business, you have to build a team. Hiring productive employees or team members will be a core focus as no one person [...]
2016 was a great year, both personally and professionally. Personally, our family is well and the kids are growing into their personalities. Professional, DawaBI merged with Quanta Intelligence to form Datalere. Our intent with Datalere is to grow and be proactive in earning new customers. In the past, both Carlos and I kept our teams [...]
Having a productive work environment for you and your team is important to facilitate tasks being accomplished as well as having fun at the office. We spend so much time working that even the littlest of things can make the world of difference. Being a consultant, I’ve worked in a number of environments and settings. [...]
I was an early adopter of Microsoft’s OneNote and started using it in February of 2004 and have never stopped. I love it for the simplicity of use and ease of collaborating with a team. Team collaboration with Microsoft OneNote is a huge productivity gain and one of the main reasons I’m still a fan. [...]
Today's TAPtips is about Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique. Have you tried the Pomodoro Technique? If so, what were your results? Video Transcription: Today's TAPtips is on increased productivity with the Pomodoro Technique. I first learned of the Pomodoro Technique several years ago while reading Quora posting, and felt it was pretty simple and [...]
Launching #TAPtips Blog Posts While forming Datalere, Carlos and I wanted to continue with our contributions to the Denver, Colorado community. We have been active in this community for over a decade by running user groups, speaking at local, regional and international events -- but have only blogged occasionally. To continue with the community contributions, [...]