Today, the Golden State Warriors are so dominant in the NBA it’s easy to forget they weren’t always this good. Back in 2013, the franchise was struggling to find success on and off the court. They hadn’t won a championship in 38 years, and they hadn’t secured the necessary tools to help the business side of the organization scale and succeed.
Technology implementations are always complex: There are new processes to plan for, vendors to manage, timelines and budgets to track, training, and on and on. After many NetSuite implementations, I’ve noticed some common mistakes that organizations should take note to avoid. Yes, you can and should rely on your system integrator to advise you, but you also need to be aware of these seemingly small issues that can become big headaches if not managed correctly.
Kristin Cavallari was thrust into the spotlight when the reality series Laguna Beach hit MTV in September of 2004. Her fame only continued from there with roles in television and film as well as another stint in reality TV with the Laguna Beach spinoff, The Hills. She’s hosted red carpet awards shows with E! News, and she headed up an incredibly successful shoe collaboration with Chinese Laundry for six years.
Imagine if, for the past 20 years, you had a front row seat into the machinations of 16,000 businesses in more than a dozen industries, from the smallest family business to the multi-generational conglomerate, from the shiniest new startup to the industry incumbents, from the friends-and-family funded to the private equity backed and the publicly traded.