Nuvola’s Blog

Can’t I just buy the app?

Isn’t it better to own something outright rather than paying for it forever? We think not, and that’s why all our apps have a monthly subscription element.

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Oh S#*@! (Or… the wonder of backups)

Have you ever thought you’d lost at least a couple of days of client work? Have you ever actually lost it? Do you remember that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach? And did you have the relief of realising that your automated backups could come to your rescue?…

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Coming back stronger

We’ve been a little quiet on our blog recently, a lot of which has been to do with the various bank holidays, half term and being happily busy with client work! Anyway, we thought it was about time we posted something. If you’ve been watching James on LinkedIn, you’ll have…

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Bespoke vs Off-the-shelf systems

It’s worth taking a minute to discuss the relative benefits of bespoke versus off-the-shelf software, as you will almost certainly come across suppliers who’ll promise to build you a custom system that does exactly what you need, and at the same time vendors who’ve already built a system that they…

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From process to pixels

Creating strategy is fun, but implementation can sometimes seem a little more mundane, and it’s also a bit more tricky. This blog and the accompanying EXERCISES will make it a lot less daunting and you might feel you want to involve a good professional consultant somewhere from now on. An…

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Effective Information Flow

If you’ve ever experienced any sort of growth then you’ll probably have information islands. It’s a natural consequence of having to make tactical solutions to immediate problems. It’s hard to be focused both on growing a business and making sure that the systems and processes to support the growth are…

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Exercise 1: Identifying your islands

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. So you want to become information conscious and eliminate your information islands? The first step is to understand what…

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Exercise 2 – Information flows in your business

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. Go back to the large diagram you produced with all of your information islands in the previous chapter. Take…

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Exercises 3 & 4 – External information flows

Part of our ‘Becoming Information Conscious’ series. We have created a workbook for these exercises using Google Sheets – note you’ll need to be logged into Google to make a copy. We’ve looked at information flows within your business in the previous exercise, so I’d like you to go back…

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