Olivia Montgomery is an associate principal analyst at Software Advice, covering IT project management and supply chains, with a focus on the benefits of a closely-aligned IT team with operations to drive digital transformation. Olivia pulls from her experience as an IT PMO leader and her humanities studies to deliver data-driven insights for small-business leaders. Her work has been published in Forbes, CIO Dive, The Digital Project Manager, and TechRepublic. When not researching tech trends, you can find her jumping horses or re-watching Jurassic Park.


Smart Sustainability: Many Businesses Recoup Over Half of Return Costs with Reverse Logistics Strategies

Nov 6, 2023

Learn SMB-focused strategies for improving your returns processing and increasing sustainability with our research-backed actionable recommendations.


Returned Items Are Hurting Sustainability Efforts for SMBs—Here’s How to Align Your Practices and Messaging

Jun 16, 2022

Learn what SMB retailers are doing with returned products and how it affects their sustainability efforts; get tips on how to improve your reverse logistics process.


Small Businesses Are Being Left Behind in the Retail Supply Chain Crisis

Apr 27, 2022

91% of SMB retailers feel that larger companies have an advantage over them in their ability to procure inventory. Learn what your SMB retail business can do to help mitigate this and other supply chain challenges.


5 Software Systems You Need for Effective Remote Work

Mar 26, 2022

We break down the five software types businesses need to transition to a remote workforce without missing a beat.


How To Cut Through the Sales Pitch During Software Demos

Jan 24, 2022

Successful software demos show users key product capabilities. Discover software demo best practices to evaluate if the software is the best fit for you.


How SMBs Are Creating More Sustainable Supply Chains in 2021

Oct 6, 2021

Before the pandemic, 86% of SMBs had some type of sustainability effort in place, and environmental sustainability efforts were the most common type of undertaken measure.


3 Supply Chain Certifications That Will Help You Land a Job

Jul 21, 2021

Learn about three popular certifications and get advice from industry professionals here.


Your Project Status Report Checklist: What to Include When You Report to Stakeholders

Jul 15, 2021

Learn how to create a project status report like a pro: what to include when you report to stakeholders.


5 Construction Trends in the New Normal

Jul 9, 2021

Learn the 5 trends shaping the small construction business industry today and tomorrow. We share our insights and analysis of what your peers and competitors are doing.


4 Project Management KPIs Important For Performance Management

Feb 26, 2021

Learn the key metrics you should be managing for project success. We’ll give you the calculation formulas and explain why they’re important.