What Changes When You Work as a Remote Team?

What Changes When You Work as a Remote Team?

We have worked as an all remote team for many years now. That being said, many teams are continuing to work remotely or are working a modified remote work scheduled. Here’s what we have found from many years of working remotely: 1. You shift to being results-oriented. When you shift to being results oriented, the…

How to do more with less in the current business environment

How to do more with less in the current business environment

Business is challenging all-around right now. Almost all business is facing hard-decisions they never thought they would have to make. Some of the challenges are around business being down or non-existent compared to a few months ago. Other decisions are on how to manage an influx of work you weren’t expecting with your staff scattered…

Bento CEO Ricky Voltz talks leadership, business & software on The Kent Lapp Podcast

Bento CEO Ricky Voltz talks leadership, business & software on The Kent Lapp Podcast

A couple weeks ago, our CEO, Ricky Voltz, had the chance to sit down with local entrepreneur Kent Lapp for his podcast The Kent Lapp Podcast. They were able to discuss some details about Bento Systems and how we run our all-remote team, accounting softwares, common pitfalls of ERP implementations, business principles, leadership lessons, working…

A Better Way to Get Client Feedback

A Better Way to Get Client Feedback

If you work in a business that is collaborative, client feedback is very important. The problems is, how you go about getting client feedback can be quite cumbersome.  Whether you are building a website, designing graphics, creating a video, or providing any other service that you need the client to review something, this is usually…

How can a good technology partner make your life easier and your business more profitable?

How can a good technology partner make your life easier and your business more profitable?

Business life can get complicated. The more partners you have that understand your business the less you have to worry about. This is true of all areas of your business from department heads to CPA’s, legal advisors and technology partners. When we say ’technology partners’ we are not talking about your IT partners who set…

Create Custom Documents Automatically

Create Custom Documents Automatically

Bento’s software platform is capable of a lot of things. We try to share examples of how we use the system ourselves as well as our clients so you know a lot of the power behind what our platform can do for your business. Everything Bento can do for you is about efficiency, saving you…

Scope Creep: What is it and Why We Think It’s a Good Thing

Scope Creep: What is it and Why We Think It’s a Good Thing

For many years we have worked in project-based work where we have been contracted to do specific work for a specific price in a specific time frame. Within project-based work we always hear this term “scope creep” which basically means the client is getting out of hand with their requests and is asking more than we’ve…

Your Data Should be Configured Uniquely for You

Your Data Should be Configured Uniquely for You

Your business is unique from others and your data is too. The way you set up and manage your data should be flexible for how you do business.  We often work with organizations who are trying to create a work flow with what one of our clients (a marketing company) calls a “duct taped” system.…

Our Platform’s Best Traits: Highly Configurable, Flexible & Adaptable to your Team

Our Platform’s Best Traits: Highly Configurable, Flexible & Adaptable to your Team

We see a lot of businesses trying to make a mixture of pre-made SaaS products or legacy software work for their teams … and it doesn’t work. Over time as an organizations and teams change and grow, different processes and tools need to be put in place.  When we start working with any team, the…

What is your Tech Stack and How You Can Make More Money with It

What is your Tech Stack and How You Can Make More Money with It

Sometimes when we are talking with business teams and say “Tech Stack” they know what we mean and others don’t. It’s basically industry lingo for the technology that you and your team use on a day-to-day basis to get work done. The technology everyone uses can vary. There’s usually some sort of sales tracking software…