These days, any business lacking the flexibility and efficiencies crucial to its IT department will find the world of software development a precarious one indeed. With time-frames not always certain and recruitment procedures most certainly tedious (and costly), companies are increasingly resorting to scrum team augmentation and body leasing as ideal solutions.
If progress in your software development projects is often staggered or deadlines missed owing to insufficient IT resources, yet you’re also struggling to justify more permanent recruitment to meet this insufficiency, here is a guide on how IT staff augmentation can provide the expertise and flexibility you likely require.
Most businesses operate for gaining financial benefit -- commonly referred to as 'profit'. However, as this pure profit motive has come under increasing scrutiny over the past 25 years, initiatives have since been introduced into business environments for enhancing this motive and the subsequent activities they drive at any given company.
One such initiative is known as the Triple Bottom Line, a concept defined in 1994 by British management consultant and sustainability guru John Elkington. Triple Bottom Line theory refers to the transformation of business objectives from the financially oriented only to ones of greater complexity and with broader perspectives. Essentially, Elkington advocates that a business adopt a greater obligation to stewardship in its purpose. That a company be managed in a way that not only generates profit but in a way that addresses the state of both society and the environment.
As we see out the remaining weeks of 2021, we can look back on what will be nearly two years of accelerated innovation and transformation in the world of eCommerce. Two years during which those in eCommerce will certainly have recognized the heightened degree of competition this broader, braver new purchasing platform now presents.
And indeed that eCommerce is an ever-changing industry, forever subject to the next wave of trends businesses may choose to adopt for remaining competitive and profitable.
So, what’s in store for 2022? Rest assured our current innovations will continue apace, but in the meantime here are 12 eCommerce trends online retailers can expect to grow in relevance.