Bart Perkins

Contributing Columnist

Bart Perkins is managing partner at Louisville, Ky.-based Leverage Partners Inc., which helps organizations invest well in IT.

The H-1B visa: Facts, requirements, processes

What is the balanced scorecard? A framework for organizational success

What is the balanced scorecard? A framework for organizational success

The balanced scorecard is a strategic planning and performance management framework that tracks financial and non-financial measures to determine an organization’s effectiveness and when corrective action is necessary.

9 hidden risks of telecommuting policies

9 hidden risks of telecommuting policies

As the boundaries of the enterprise shift, IT’s ability to support and protect remote work environments must shift correspondingly. Here’s how to develop a comprehensive telecommuting policy to mitigate potential liabilities.

5 ways newer ERP systems overcome traditional limitations

5 ways newer ERP systems overcome traditional limitations

Few enterprises look forward to updating their ERP. It is hard work, not leading edge, and rarely enables the business to increase sales. When your enterprise requires an ERP refresh, take the following actions:Here's what you need to...

Brexit creates supply chain uncertainty

Brexit creates supply chain uncertainty

Monitor Brexit closely to avoid having your supply chain disrupted. If you don't, Britain’s exit from the EU might not be the only exit in your future.

Lessons from a flight gone wrong

Lessons from a flight gone wrong

United Airlines’ mishandling of Flight 3411 provides powerful lessons on how to avoid creating a crisis.

Lifelong learning is no longer optional

Lifelong learning is no longer optional

Organizations need to encourage employees to continue acquiring new skills throughout their careers.

Mapping: Disruption ahead!

Mapping: Disruption ahead!

What3Words brilliantly streamlines mapping but will require oversight if it becomes a government standard.

Virtual reality is actually here

Virtual reality is actually here

The applications of VR extend into nearly every sphere of life.

4 keys to getting funding for your IT project

4 keys to getting funding for your IT project

A compelling case can work even outside of the annual budgeting process. In most enterprises, there’s always money somewhere.

Red flags to look for when making a big IT purchase

Red flags to look for when making a big IT purchase

If making a big buy is at all unusual for your team, you’re at a disadvantage to vendor salespeople who do nothing else. Here are some danger signs to look out for.

Have you aggravated a telemarketer today?

Have you aggravated a telemarketer today?

Roger Anderson’s Jolly Roger Telephone Co. offers sweet revenge against all those annoying callers.

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