Category Archives: Cost Management

The Real Cost of Annuities: A Look Into What You Pay for What You Get

Jordan Bishop January 4, 2022 Annuities are a great way to invest, protect yourself from outliving your savings during retirement, and even protect a spouse or dependent from the financial consequences of your death. But, as with all financial instruments, annuities come with associated costs. Depending on the characteristics of the contract, an annuity’s costs … Continue reading The Real Cost of Annuities: A Look Into What You Pay for What You Get

The Aspiring Entrepreneur’s #1 Question: “How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?”

Mike Kappel December 15, 2021 You have a great business idea. The best, really. But if you’re thinking about bringing it to life, your first question is bound to be about money. After all—whether you bootstrap, take out a loan, or seek a different financing option—you need money to start a business. So if you’re … Continue reading The Aspiring Entrepreneur’s #1 Question: “How Much Is This Going to Cost Me?”

The greatest hidden cost to marketing success: Ineffective communication

Amid ongoing transformation, effective communication is the most important investment CMOs can make to adapt and grow this year and beyond Grammarly on September 23, 2021   Marketing leaders know that success today increasingly comes down to agility. Now more than ever, brands must quickly and compellingly engage audiences across a growing number of channels … Continue reading The greatest hidden cost to marketing success: Ineffective communication

How to Communicate Software Development Costs to Your Finance Department

Katy Stalcup — March 9, 2020 If you’re in engineering or development, communicating about cloud infrastructure and other software development costs with your finance department is tricky. For one thing, those costs are almost certainly rising. Also, you are in different roles with different priorities. This naturally creates barriers of communication. You may think your … Continue reading How to Communicate Software Development Costs to Your Finance Department

How to avoid the creep-factor when building digital experiences powered by machine learning

The purpose of tech is to advance the human experience, not the other way around, says Katrina Taylor, head of user experience and product design for fashion rental site Armoire. Amy Gesenhues on November 8, 2019  When building a fashion site designed to recommend personalized styles for customers, Armoire knew it had to deliver a … Continue reading How to avoid the creep-factor when building digital experiences powered by machine learning