TEN Practical rules for good business conduct


1. Establish your core business values and stick to them or else your reputation will suffer

2. Welfare and motivation of your staff are critical to your success

3.Remember that the owner-manager’s business behaviour will be taken as a role model by staff

4. If you need a partner in the business make sure that they share both your vision and values

5. Work at your relations with customers; they neither start nor stop when the sale is made

6. Don’t knock your competitors

7. Stick to your agreed terms of payment

8. Record all financial transactions in your books

9. Find at least one way of supporting the communities in which you operate

10. If you are doubtful about an ethical issue in your business, take advice

The above is taken from:
Priorities, Practice & Ethics in Small Firms by Laura Spence

The Benefits of Network Mapping


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Having an accurate depiction of your network is a fundamental prerequisite to being able to successfully handle system management, troubleshooting and growth. With the advent of network mapping tools, this process has become more simplified.At the dawn of computer networking, interconnected systems were often contained to a building, if not a single room. But today’s corporate networks span cities, countries, and the globe.

This complexity has made network management an increasingly difficult task.

We couldn’t agree more BUT, whilst such techniques may map the network, they do not measure how robust that network [system] is.

Ontonix have the ability to provide this type of capability on an ongoing basis, in real-time, to monitor the interactions and how robust or fragile the system is.

Essentially, by analysing and assessing the operational effectiveness of the system,  the current level and upper limit of complexity within the system are provided. This serves as a means of early warning for the system owner or operator – “crisis anticipation

Our technology is model-free so is not limited to providing such insight in relation to IT networks. Please feel free to visit our website – www.ontonix.com – for case studies and a host of additional information.

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Measuring and managing complexity