What is Workforce Optimization? Ultimate Guide
What is Workforce Optimization? Ultimate Guide
Have you ever wished there was a way to guarantee that the personnel you employ operate as effectively and efficiently as possible? The solution is to optimize the workforce. With the correct equipment, you can improve productivity, employee morale, and the working environment. We will go through the fundamentals of workforce optimization and offer useful...
HR and Marketing: Bringing Both Together for Better Business
HR and Marketing: Bringing Both Together for Better Business
Typically, when we think about human resources and marketing, we picture two distinct departments within a business, one concentrating on external factors and the other on internal factors. But the collaboration between these two departments is growing. Consumerization of HR Many refer to it as the consumerization of HR. Employee recruitment, engagement, and development are...
How Does Outsourced Accounting Work?
How Does Outsourced Accounting Work?
Any business trying to meet the financial needs of their organization can benefit from outsourced accounting firms. These services can cater to the particular demands of your company and range from straightforward bookkeeping to fully fractionalized CFOs. This article explains the operation of outsourced accounting services and how they can help your company. Your business...
Pros and Cons of Cash Advances
Pros and Cons of Cash Advances
According to data gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20% of small businesses fail in the first year and close down in less than five. While some of these entrepreneurs fail because they failed to fill a need, had a poor business plan, or chose the wrong location, many small firms fail because...
4 Ways to Enhance Your Email Marketing Strategy Using Social Media
4 Ways to Enhance Your Email Marketing Strategy Using Social Media
A well-targeted, effectively executed Ecommerce email marketing campaign can make the difference between a lead becoming a conversion for your company or the sale going to one of your competitors. Is your email marketing plan working as effectively as it possibly can? In addition to making sure that your emails appeal to your target audience, a...
Can Personal Debts Affect Your Limited Company?
Can Personal Debts Affect Your Limited Company?
  How does debt impact your limited company? We are all aware that our personal credit scores can have an impact on how much money we can borrow for a loan. This post will address this issue and offer advice on how to lower personal debt. Even though it’s advised to never combine business and pleasure,...
7 Tips to Make Sure Your Marketing Emails Get Read by Prospects
7 Tips to Make Sure Your Marketing Emails Get Read by Prospects
Online marketing is now very competitive. Every day, thousands of new websites are uploaded to the Internet, increasing competition. It is now difficult to rank higher in organic search results. You should use tactics that allow you to communicate with your prospects directly in such a competitive market. Email marketing serves to do that for...
What Is a Fractional CFO? Small Business Guide
What Is a Fractional CFO? Small Business Guide
What is a Fractional CFO? A specialist in finance who works as needed to assist your company in achieving its objectives is known as a fractional CFO. They offer the same caliber of knowledge you’d anticipate from a full-time CFO at a fraction of the price and time commitment. The majority of fractional CFOs have...
How to Increase Employee Motivation on Friday’s in the Workplace
How to Increase Employee Motivation on Friday’s in the Workplace
There are numerous strategies to increase workplace fun and intrigue while preserving professionalism. The creation of Fun Fridays is a simple method to promote a relaxed atmosphere in the workplace. Basically, the office will do something fun and engaging on a Friday once a week or once a month to help everyone get pumped for...
4 Tips to Improve Process Efficiency

An efficient process is like a beautiful well-oiled machine.  Each part firing as it should, everything seamlessly flowing together without issue. While we target this as the goal, it’s unfortunately not always reality.  We often see businesses stuck in a cycle of inefficiency because they fail to update and innovate their processes. They hang on...

Modern ERP Consulting & Why It’s Valuable

PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION, MIGRATION   WHAT IS ERP CONSULTING? Accounting, human resources, sales and inventory management are all considered part of enterprise resource planning (ERP), which is a set of integrated and integrated business applications used to manage and automate numerous business functions. Additionally, depending on your ERP choice, you may be able to take advantage...

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Once upon a time, ERP solutions were used strictly as back-office IT systems for large companies who focused on supporting the centralization and integration of work for certain business functions. That is, until recently.  ERP systems are swiftly becoming the operational core of organizations worldwide- small, midsize, and large- unlike before, where a significant number...

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We hear this question on a regular basis; “Which is better, Netsuite or Quickbooks?” You may be hoping to see a straightforward answer, but the truth is that this question is riddled with complexities, therefore it’s important to first understand how these systems differ.   In any critical decision-making process, you:  Identify your needs and wants...

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In an increasingly globalized and multi-path supply chain, accountability is everything.  Many businesses are most likely familiar with the term “lot traceability” and its relation to creating transparent and accountable commerce worldwide. But what exactly is this important concept, and what implications does it have for today’s manufacturing operations? While the key concepts of lot...

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Today is not a day to worry about your calendar and your to-do list; it’s a day to unplug cherish time with your family and friends. From our team to yours, we wish you all a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving. In light of today, our MCDA CCG team also want to express our appreciation for...

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Until recently, Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) have worked separate from each other in many industrial establishments. However, modern advancements towards Smart Manufacturing Methods and increasing recognition of collaboration benefits propels industry leaders to close this gap. Businesses that master this cutting-edge convergence ahead of their competitors will see significant advantage and substantial...

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What would you do if you walked into your workplace one day and found the following message:  “YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED – IF YOU WANT TO RESTORE YOUR DATA YOU MUST PAY” This is a ransomware attack. These messages always include a second line demanding payment within a very short timeframe, typically with Bitcoin to...

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Automating your business processes is a critical step in scaling growth and expansion. There are so many different opportunities that arise through automation. There are still a large amount of business specific tasks that need individual attention to continue prospering. Business process automation helps those individual minds focus on their specific talent areas instead of...

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When you miss deadlines, you lose customers.  This fact is evident across all industries and throughout various sectors, whether you are in the business of delivering food, shipping products, or performing installation services, customers anticipate that you will deliver your product/service on time.  Fortunately, to avoid delivery-related delays and interruptions, two proven scheduling strategies exist...

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Supply chain segmentation refers to a process where suppliers and customers are segmented into groups depending upon certain factors. Such segmentation allows supply chain management the ability to allocate resources appropriately to meet the needs of different supply chain segments. Supply chain segmentation is not new. In the 1980’s, Peter Kraljic developed a two-by-two matrix...

Generally, expert appraisers value businesses by considering three different methodologies: The Market Approach The Asset Approach The Income Approach The market approach-the rarest form-generally observes comparable sales in the market. The asset approach gains preference when a business voids ongoing concern-meaning the business is too new to support an asset-backed or income-based valuation, no longer...

Largely created by the Covid-19 pandemic, present-day shifts in organizational trends accentuates how different leadership styles impact the effectiveness of your efforts. While several different leadership styles exist in today’s world, the most effective one directly depends on you and your team culture. Becoming a good leader requires a great deal of time, patience, and...

In today’s complex environment, organizational problem-solving methods demand regular improvement based thinking to move towards a long term goal.  “Kaizen”, a Japanese word, translates as “change for better” and refers to the activities used to continuously improve business processes. Furthermore, a kaizen event is a short term business improvement process aimed to resolve problems in...

With high stake first impressions determining an entrepreneur’s ability to secure investment, we are often asked by business leaders how to best present to investors and effectively respond to their questions. The most common concern is creating fear and rattling even the most confident entrepreneurs- getting a question they don’t have the answer to. They...

Largely misidentified as an admittance of incapability, the word counsel regrettably turns away even the most strayed individuals. At MCDA CCG, INC., we have helped a growing number of businesses overcome their greatest challenges and streamline even the most complex procedures, but misconceptions surrounding business consulting discourages some from reaching for a helping hand. Unfortunately,...

With complex system implementation creating room for additional error, failed implementations are all too common. Troubled implementations commonly run way over budget, behind schedule, and/or fail to deliver expected business benefits. If you have experience-or are currently experiencing-a failed implementation, you know how devastating it can be for an organization. The aftermath of this type...

Without a doubt, companies embracing the future of technology stay ahead of the game upon the implementation of a successful ERP System. The key word here being successful. While it is in the best interest of many companies to pivot-or continue to pivot- their operations to optimize efficiency in their workplace, doing so comes at...