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704, 2017

Running for SpecialEffect

By |April 7th, 2017|Categories: Charity|0 Comments

slicedbread has a wonderful reputation for delivering cutting edge applications that use the latest technology to provide our clients with technical excellence. This reputation however, does not stretch to our physical prowess (some of us [...]

2003, 2017

Help! I’m drowning in a sea of testosterone!

By |March 20th, 2017|Categories: Women in tech|Comments Off on Help! I’m drowning in a sea of testosterone!

Talking about any topic which has the slightest sniff of being related to political correctness is a tough one to discuss so I’m going try to guide my gargantuan feet through this minefield with some [...]

2401, 2017

A year into the journey of being a developer

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Stories|0 Comments

I have a guilty admission to make, I wasn’t always a techie so to speak. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been tinkering with computers for as long as I can remember, and my early teens [...]

2811, 2016

Mother IT Saga

By |November 28th, 2016|Categories: Women in tech|Comments Off on Mother IT Saga

When it comes to work and careers, women are the same as men… Almost. Are we ambitious? We want to reach the top don’t we Theresa, Angela and Hillary? Do we want to travel? Who [...]

2609, 2016

Inspiring the next generation of programmers

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: Charity|Comments Off on Inspiring the next generation of programmers

The importance of teaching future generations how to code is very important. The world that we live in is dominated by software and our society will be more reliant and controlled by technology in the [...]

2408, 2016

Can you kick it? slicedbread can

By |August 24th, 2016|Categories: Charity|Comments Off on Can you kick it? slicedbread can

Can you kick it? slicedbread can The Creative Cup is back and slicedbread are entering the 5 aside competition to be held in Manchester on 30th October. Open to Manchester’s digital industry; the Creative [...]

1306, 2016

3 sales indicators that can impact your business

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Sales Process Optimisation|Comments Off on 3 sales indicators that can impact your business

We’ve all seen it… the sales pipeline funnel report… surely it must come as standard for all CRM implementations. Sure, it’s a useful sales tool if you are selling widgets or anything with a fairly [...]

1306, 2016

Optimise your lead generation – Turn your website visitors into hot leads

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Sales Process Optimisation|Comments Off on Optimise your lead generation – Turn your website visitors into hot leads

So your initial lead generation plan isn’t quite working… you made a website, spent money getting people to visit it and expected leads to come through the door. But that’s not happening, right? Even though [...]

1306, 2016

Gamification: What does it mean for Dynamics CRM?

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Sales Process Optimisation|Comments Off on Gamification: What does it mean for Dynamics CRM?

So what is gamification? Gamification is not having your staff lined up in a human tower whilst one unlucky member is jettisoned at them in the hopes of knocking them all down. In its simplest [...]

1306, 2016

Sales Pipeline Predictability: Optimists or Pessimists

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Predictable Results|Comments Off on Sales Pipeline Predictability: Optimists or Pessimists

The key to success in Professional Services is understanding and predicting your pipeline. Get it right and your consultants and clients are happy. Get it wrong and either you start eroding margin or you’ll be [...]

1306, 2016

Winning proposals – How to create them quickly

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Sales Process Optimisation|Comments Off on Winning proposals – How to create them quickly

Do proposals mean 100 page documents, lots of sighs, lots of coffee and lots of late nights struggling to hit proposal deadlines – if so I suspect you are not alone! Whilst in many ways [...]

1306, 2016

Selling the Invisible

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Predictable Results|Comments Off on Selling the Invisible

Here at slicedbread, we give all new staff a gift box. It contains a variety of goodies and even some sweets. It also contains a number of “required reading” materials. Whilst these books differ depending [...]

804, 2016

Making SharePoint Sexy!

By |April 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Making SharePoint Sexy!

Make a SharePoint site “not look like SharePoint”! As digital strategies become increasingly focused on the overall experience of the user, there is a real drive to take the design of both internal and external [...]

804, 2016

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online or On-Premise…

By |April 8th, 2016|Categories: CRM|Tags: , |Comments Off on Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online or On-Premise…

So, you’ve decided to jump into the digital world of customer relations management (CRM) and you are torn between purchasing Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online or On-Premise... Broadly the trend we are seeing in the market [...]

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