Email screen waiting for a reject notice
12 (Work) Days of Christmas
David Erwin

My Supplier Said to Me: What Reject Notice?

On the second (work) day of Christmas, my supplier said to me “Hmmm… I can’t find your reject notice. Are you sure you sent it? It was an email, right?” There really is nothing like dealing with a manual supplier

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Man yelling into phone about EDI
12 (Work) Days of Christmas
David Erwin

My Supplier Said to Me: We Don’t Do EDI

On the first (work) day of Christmas, my supplier said to me: ‘um, well… we don’t really do EDI.’ This, of course, is not the first time you’ve heard this, and it won’t be the last. Whether you’re dealing with

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Auto assembly line with unfinished cars that demonstrates business process workflow
Automation
David Erwin

How to Define Business Process Workflow

Business process workflow is everywhere. Any business that offers a product or service uses business process. Some do it poorly without defining business process, while others do it well with defined and enforced business process workflow. All businesses are process

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Man working from home successfully in his home office with a plant and two monitors
Alternative Workspace
David Erwin

7 Tips for Working From Home Successfully

Working from home. It’s every IT staff member’s dream. Who doesn’t want to avoid frustrating commutes, dress codes, and that one coworker that may or may not remind you of Dwight Schrute? It sounds blissful, doesn’t it? For many around

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