2014

Atollon Lagoon for winter 2014

In 2014 we would like to wish you many happy times for your family, friends and yourself. We would like to help you with this through our company processes, successful deals and satisfied clients.

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2013

Management of team productivity

Motto: "To improve performance, then you must start to measure".

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Employee portal within 3 minutes

In order to manage company properly, it is essentially important to form the goals, mission & vision. These must be supported by the selection of suitable people, whose actions are influenced by company rules, procedures or processes.

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Recruitment on steroids (upgraded: video)

Would you like to build a database of talents that you can immediately introduce to your clients and not spend time on administration?

This can be done using the latest tools with artificial intelligence, it is not Sci-fi.

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Factor No. 1 in the growth of your company

Atollon together with the independent community of ICA advisers held a workshop dealing with the growth of firm in Prague in late February 2013. The task of the participants in the workshop was to define the driving engine for project growth in a company.

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Atollon Lagoon for spring 2013

In the latest upgrade to the Lagoon information system, Atollon primarily focused on increasing user work productivity and many useful "smart" issues to enhance the user experience.

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Easy way to more profitable projects

According to the owner of Atollon, Jan Šafka, this is the main benefit of the Lagoon Project Management cloud application, which is currently being launched on the market.

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2012

Grow Your Sales With CRM Dashboards

Effective CRM solution facilitates business management, marketing, and in particular the motivation of people involved in your company’s sales development.

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The art of making your customers love you [infographic]

See how important it is to provide memorable services. You'll learn it is much more affordable to grow your business by providing excellent services valued by your clients

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How many estimates can you manage to deal with?

How many quotes do you write every day, or how many requests do you process? How much time do you spend creating an offer, and how much time do you spend tracking outgoing communications?

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Atollon vs. Outlook in the Corporate Environment

If you’ve ever wondered about how to capture all business communication without losing revenues and without the need to invest more human capital to archive correspondence, then this article is for you.

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Ensure a better relationship with your client by offering additional services

What does a personnel agency offer to a client?

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2011

What to Avoid When Implementing CRM

For many years, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions have been considered a necessity for healthy, functioning companies.

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Temporary help – hiring temporary workers

For the purpose of recording and hiring temporary positions, in Atollon there are several tools that significantly ease and simplify this process.

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LinkedIn for the Facebook generation

Today, more than 130 million professionals are gathered on LinkedIn, which allows you to “build and engage with your professional network.”

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How to find a suitable candidate in 20 minutes? And make a good impression on a client

We asked the question: What is important for the recruitment agency in selecting a suitable candidate?‘ Quickness and the best selection.

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Candidates – the characteristics of a candidate

Candidates:

For the HR officer this is a quick look at all the candidates in the system which are searchable by name.

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Aquaristika

Candidates – the characteristics of a candidate

Candidates:

 

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Where is the problem?

In your company, does the information not pass from one department to another or is this ´information flow´ slower than necessary?

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Are you considering to deploy easy or robust CRM?

I suppose, if you have not already done so, you are considering how to increase the value of services provided to your clients. In developed economies the entrepreneurs do not consider whether to get the CRM system to their business but figuring out which CRM best suits their circumstances and needs.

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Introduction to Atollon for Autumn 2011

Atollon will present it's new solution version for managing your business growth, containing new tool (not only) for consistent workers performance management. Please register for upcoming webinar.

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Cost of routine processes

Many small and medium-sized enterprises do not realize that the way to gain the profit means to handle the routine processes in terms of speed and price.

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Video CV – way of the future or dead end?

New?
Although it is not a completely new thing (Wikipedia even knows about the first attempts on VHS in 1980), only in recent years a form of „video CV“ is becoming popular.

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Applicant searching

A recruiter is much like a professional fisherman, he tries to fish out the fish that are closest to his needs. Over time the growing number of contacts in the database is the strength of this instrument and growing demands are placed on the search engine too.

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Recruitment 3.0 the vision for the future of corporate recruiting. The influx of HR marketing.

Options, benefits and progressive necessity of HR marketing, corporate HR brand building and communication on social networks.

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Moving to grow

Moving to grow:)After 4 years staying in beautiful area of Vinohrady it's time for Atollon to move to new and modern office in Prague.{C}

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The value of your data

I read surveys that state that 70 % of small and medium-sized Czech companies were attacked in the last two years because of their data. In most cases this was not an attack from outside but the conduct of employees of the company.

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One directory for all

It may seem ridiculous but we found out that many small and medium-sized companies do not know enough about their clients and do not collect sufficient information about them that could be used to better target its services or marketing campaigns.

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Outflow of employees = outflow of clients. Why?

Has it ever happened to you that when a valuable employee leaves, especially a trader or consultant, his former clients begin to leave too? You don't have to be ashamed but you should do something about it.

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Forgetful employees. Is that telling you something?

Every employer knows the situation when the employee forgets an important piece of information about the client or project or even worse forgeting something about both. If you have not experienced this, then congratulations.But be aware, the situation will come sooner or later.

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Quantity vs Quality

Rapid growth of the company threatens to reduce service quality

Peter built a company over the last five years providing services which holds a significant market share. Peter already has many loyal customers and because his services were really top quality his client base started to grow.

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Decrease in efficiency if the employee has left

Carl, who should I solve this problem with?

Knowledge management is a relatively young topic and is relatively an underrated segment of any business.

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Advantages of personalized mass mail in HR

"I do not have time for you, I'm not interested in you and you are an absolute waste of time to me." Although it may be true at any given time, the candidate should never read or hear this.

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Summer Newsletter 2011

Speed and Convenience

When the system covers the required functions and performs as it should, this is not enough to conclude that the system is ‘good’. It must also be intuitive, easy and fast.

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The Islander's Journey Part VII.: Documents

Islanders produce a lot of content. They may write proposals, prepare draft contracts or produce valuable content. Atollon allows them to store, retrieve and share documents with other Islanders.

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3 steps to steady growth of your company (Atollon for Spring 2011)

A lot of entrepreneurs (or „islanders“) have already convinced that well established system is necessary for higher level of company´s organization and its management.

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Establish Strong Ground for Your Company Growth

Let's consider you decided to go ahead and set-up your own Atollon to help your Company establish strong ground for it's growth.

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The Islander's Journey Part III.: Finder

Finder is powerful tool for each Islander to organize all stuff found at Atollon. In Finder, you may create & track any kind of folder, which may contain almost any information about particular subject (clients, partners, projects, sales opportunities, assets, activities, etc.).

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The Islander's Journey Part II.: Explore

Islander, who just landed to Atollon may want to look around and see what features are available and how the whole environment looks like.

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Video Introduction of Atollon Fisherman for Talent Relationship Management

Atollon Fisherman is tool for Talent Relationships Management. It may allow you and your company track projects (Vacancies), applicants and selection procedures of applicants on vacancies.

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2010

Make the next year your best

Please watch this inspirational video cast by Robin Sharma to make the next year your best in the life.

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The Islander's Journey Part I.: First contact

This story is the first article of a series, which may bring Atollon closer to any beginning Islander.

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It is proven: networked organizations grow using Web 2.0 technologies

In study by McKinsey & Co., once your company becomes more networked in sense of connecting all employees, partners & clients together, it will also become more profitable and gaining higher market share.

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Increase the quality of your services

Have you ever asked yourself the question: How are we going to improve quality of provided service? When this question comes to your mind, do you think about hiring better people?

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3 stories by Steve Jobs to be remembered

Steve Jobs is an inspiring man. Invest your time to learn something about his attitude & origin. He shared his inner leader on Stanford University back in 2005. His thoughts are immortal.

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5 Must-have solutions to run your SMB online

When considering what solutions we should adopt to run and expand our business, we came up to the following list of applications & solutions that help us manage knowledge, share our thoughts on blogs, track social impact, keep track of projects & all communications, bill our time & projects, keep customer relations & more.

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Creating Startup Success

In presentation by Steve Blank & Alexander Osterwalder, you can read, what enterpreuner having experience, research & plan for his start-up must undertake to become succesful.

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Atollon expansion to Romania

Atollon is expanding its activities to Romania. We're starting with the support for our state-of-the-art recruitment solution, which soon will be extended to Project Management & Customer Relationships Management sphere as well.

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Improve your project cash-flow

How often you find yourself billing projects late? Does it happen to you that your colleagues forgot to give you information about billable project items on time? Do you charge immediately after you perform / hand over your work?

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Business Maturity Model for Atollon-powered Organizations

In study by Deloitte, you may read that organizations enter various stages of corporate development during their growth.

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New generation Web 2.0 CRM

Different types of businesses look at customer satisfaction differently, but loyalty is always a measure of customer satisfaction.A loyal customer not only brings an increased volume of business to a company; such a customer also is likely to provide good references to other customers.

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Profit as a measure of successful project

Companies often struggle when creating profit from their project activities. Read the article below to get some tips on what to avoid and where to generate your revenue.

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2009

Active CRM

How to tackle automation of routine business processes? Find out what are the ways and tools to encourage activity in your company.

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2008

Smart eRecruitment solutions

In developing a new generation product for management of the recruitment process, we were motivated particularly to make the work of our clients' HR consultants as easy as possible.{C}

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Timesheet Tracking Released

We have launched new generation solution for time sheet tracking. The new solution is based on Web 2.0 technologies and utilize the best from Atollon Server Platform Web Services-based technology.

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2007

On-demand or on-premise?

What are the benefits of using on-demand solution compared to on-premise and vice versa. Read why our clients are choosing on-demand (hosted) solutions and what are the reasons for implementing the system on-site.

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