Laurie McCabe's Blog

Act Local to Grow Global: Part 1, Entrepreneurs’ Organization

October 6th, 2016

How can quality localization help small and medium businesses (SMBs) enter, sustain and grow their businesses internationally? I’ve been interviewing customers for this four-part blog series, sponsored by SDL, to learn more about how SMBs are using localization to improve … Continue reading

Where is SMB Collaboration Headed?

October 3rd, 2016

—by Sanjeev Aggarwal and Laurie McCabe  In today’s digital age, location no longer needs to be a barrier between co-workers. Whether the other person is sitting next to you or on the other side of the world, collaboration solution—such as … Continue reading

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

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Considerations for UCC Vendors in the SMB Market

October 19th, 2016

The market opportunity for UCC vendors in the U.S. SMB segment is around $4.5B for 2016—and growing. According to SMB Group’s recently completed 2016 Small and Medium Business Communication, Collaboration and Mobility Study, although just 12% of small businesses (companies … Continue reading

SMB Adoption of Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) On the Rise

October 11th, 2016

—by Sanjeev Aggarwal and Laurie McCabe Today’s small businesses need the right mix of collaboration tools to create a productive work environment. SMBs looking for new collaboration solutions that will help them work smarter, and achieve top business goals of … Continue reading

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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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

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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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