How a Technology Partnership will Change your Business


Have you dove into the tech space already? If your answer is no, you should partner with a reliable cloud-based service provider right away. While you have adopted external technology services to enhance the experience of your customers, you should embrace technology to streamline your internal processes as well.

You need a system that will enable you to save money on your supply chain and pull out data you can use to market your business. This partnership can help you capture numerous data points on every item that moves through your system and provide customer information from harvest of the products up to their delivery. This will give your business a leg up on an increasingly competitive environment.

Everyone is selling the same products and services, but there are some features unique to every business. It is your responsibility to communicate that difference and sell it to your target audience. You can achieve this by partnering with technology. Look for a partnership that will yield greater transparency in your supply chain. If you are using a number of systems, you need a catch-all solution that will connect you to your customers, suppliers and trading partners worldwide.

Technology and supply chains have become interesting means of change. A tech partnership will give your business the opportunity to highlight your products and services to maintain and increase your existing customer base. It will also reduce costs through better supply chain management. In a word, it should directly impact on both ends of your financial system.

Investing in the right tech partner is an important decision you have to make as it determines the sustained growth and efficient functioning of your business. You have to meet the challenges around your industry by choosing the right tech providers, who will partner with you in your growth. Thus, you need to choose a knowledgeable, technically capable, and flexible technology partner.

A fruitful technology partnership is possible when you and your partner are open to each other. You should be honest about your needs so your tech partner can find the best solutions to fulfill them.

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Charlie Alsmiller

Throughout his career, Charlie Alsmiller has focused on customer problems in difficult industries such as Energy and Telecommunications. Prior to starting Appterra in 2005, Alsmiller was VP of Global Operations for Allegro Development, a leading provider of software for the energy sector. He has also served as president of OmniSpace Technologies, a leading SaaS provider that he founded in 1999. He spent over 10 years in the consulting world with Price Waterhouse and Deloitte Consulting, where he participated in a wide variety of projects for very high profile clients. Mr. Alsmiller holds a BBA from Baylor University in Management and Information Systems and a MBA from the University of Dallas in International Business. Specialties: Technology ventures, Enterprise Software, Contract Negotiation, International Operations, Private Equity, Product Management, Strategic Alliances, Software Implementation, Software Development

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