What are the key tools that made this client-supplier relationship work?
 How do you communicate without incurring a large phone bill?
 How do you pay someone in another country?Here is a sample ROI checklist of technology enablers from the case study to benefit your client-supplier relationships.
Online collaboration tools. Skype and Facetime are free virtual, global communication tools you can use. Email is used for daily punch list.
Cloud Storage. Dropbox is used for large file transfer and cloud based storage.
Web Development Environment. RapidWeaver is the web development tool; site mockups are done in Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 for conversion to RapidWeaver.
Accounts Payable/Receivable. Payments are made in British Pounds via Corporate American Express through PayPal.
Client. Steve Waddell, Vice President of Reed Integration, Inc., project management and systems engineering experts. Client headquarters: Portsmouth, Virginia
Supplier. Marten Claridge, owner of RapidWeaver Central, expert RapidWeaver website design and development. Supplier location: Edinburgh, Scotland