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Acumatica: Mapping ERP to SMB Customers

September 14th, 2016

I had the opportunity to talk with Jon Roskill, Acumatica CEO, at the company’s September 7 analyst event. We talked about Acumatica’s solution, customers, and the newly released Acumatica 6.0. Here’s a summary and video excerpts from our conversation.  Laurie: Hi Jon, … Continue reading

Thinking About Going Global? Read This Book First

September 7th, 2016

This past week, I had the opportunity to talk to Steve Creskoff, a lawyer and a leading expert on international trade. And Steve has just published a new book called “What You Need to Know to Go Global: A Guide … Continue reading

Using Sales Management Solutions to Boost Sales Productivity and Customer Satisfaction

August 9th, 2016

SMB Group research consistently shows SMBs view attracting new customers, growing revenues, maintaining profitability, improving cash flow and improving customer experience and retention as their top business goals (Figure 1). Figure 1: Top SMB Business Goals With that in mind, … Continue reading

Dealing From a New Deck: Oracle Buys NetSuite

July 28th, 2016

Everything came full circle with NetSuite today, when Oracle announced that it plans to acquire NetSuite for $9.3 billion. Flashback In 1998, Evan Goldberg, founder of what was then NetLedger, visited our analyst team at Summit Strategies, where I started … Continue reading

Trends in SMB Collaboration, Communication, and Mobility: What’s Your Strategy?

July 18th, 2016

Almost every employee in every company collaborates and communicates every day. In the past, most businesses relied primarily on email, phone systems and sticky notes to do this, but today’s technology provides us digital solutions that enable us to work … Continue reading

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SMB Group’s 2016 Top 10 SMB Technology Trends

December 22nd, 2015

Here are SMB Group’s Top 10 SMB Technology Trends for 2016! A more detailed description of each follows below. (Note: SMB Group is the source for all research data quoted unless otherwise indicated.) SMBs That Make the Business-Technology Performance Connection … Continue reading

SAP Anywhere – Enabling SMBs to market, sell and commerce with an integrated front office solution

November 30th, 2015

The retail sector has a well-earned reputation as one of the most challenging industries for participants to navigate successfully. Retailers – be they traditional brick and mortar companies, online sellers or, often, a combination of the two – must manage … Continue reading

How do SMBs source mobile applications?

August 22nd, 2015

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Are You Keeping Pace With Your SMB Customers?

July 27th, 2015

The good new for tech vendors: SMBs are bullish on their own growth, and on using technology to help achieve that growth. The bad news: tech vendors may not be doing a good enough job helping SMBs understand, evaluate and … Continue reading

What are the top three most important criteria for selecting a mobile business app?

July 19th, 2015

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How do SMBs source mobile applications?

August 22nd, 2015

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What are the top three most important criteria for selecting a mobile business app?

July 19th, 2015

Does you company have a mobile friendly website?

June 28th, 2015

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What do you view as the top 3 benefits for your company’s employees as a result of using mobile solutions for business?

June 22nd, 2015

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statements (mobile apps)?

June 15th, 2015

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