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Where is Ordoro hosted?

If you ever wondered where Ordoro is hosted, look no further than this great interview with our partners at Rackspace. In the early days, Ordoro became a member of the Rackspace Startup Program, and since ‘graduation’ we continue to love working with the team at Rackspace. Check out the full interview here.

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Ordoro server issues last week – Analysis

Last week (week of April 7, 2013), we had two occasions of intermittent server outages on Ordoro. We take these issues seriously and try our best to avoid them. But, just like any software system in the world, sometimes things fall through the cracks. We believe that it is best to talk openly about these […]

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Ten Tips to Acquired Knowledge

It’s never too late to acquire new knowledge that you can apply to your small business. As long as you have the ability to retain information, you have the opportunity to acquire knowledge. You’ll be amazed to find that the older you get the more you want to learn. Quite a change from being forced […]

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Staying Ahead of the IT Curve

In a 2011 interview with TechWorld, Ben Fried, Google’s Chief Information Officer, postulated that the ever-evolving world of tablet devices would change the face of business and information technology. Fried went so far as to compare the change to the effect that smartphones had on the market in the early to mid-2000s. Those are certainly […]

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Making It to Your Business’ Growth Stage and Beyond

We’ve all heard of the growth stages for products, but what about the growth of your small business? Similar to a product, there are five main stages in a business’ lifecycle, but luckily for you, decline does not necessarily follow the growth stage. If you continue to look ahead and know what to expect, your […]

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Creating an Employee Nondisclosure Agreement

According to Inc.com, non disclosure agreements are contracts between two parties that limit the amount of material or knowledge that can be shared to third parties. They can be customized to fit each company’s unique needs. You’ve probably heard of these documents existing in the business world, but they are useful in any situation where […]

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How To Avoid Contract Modification

If you’ve gotten a law degree, you’re probably familiar with the finer points of contract modification and business law. For the rest of us, the finer points of the law are murky at best. If you’re preparing to sign a performance contract, sales contract or written contract of any kind, you should familiarize yourself with […]

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Decreasing Manufacturing Lead Time

How do you cut down manufacturing lead time? Everything from regular meetings with warehouse managers to having an efficient order management system in place can help reduce your manufacturing lead time without sacrificing the quality of your product. Here are four ways that Traco, America’s leading manufacturer of aluminum building products for the construction industry, […]

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Horizontal Diversification In Kenya

Product diversification is always going to be a part of a growing business. Sometimes, this diversification is vertical, which means that a company has moved into a different part of the supply chain. Other times, the diversification is horizontal. Horizontal diversification is when a business uses their existing business and infrastructure to develop new products […]

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Does Your Small Business Need Key Person Insurance?

Key person insurance is an important and often misunderstood form of business insurance. Instead of insurance that protects against sickness, liability, or workers compensation loss, this form of insurance is purchased to compensate a business for  losses that would occur if an important member of the business falls very ill or is otherwise rendered unable […]

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